Grade 2

Curriculum Highlights

  • August Apple theme and Apple Fest
  • October Bat theme and visit from a rep from the Organization for Bat Conservation
  • Flat Stanley Unit (based on the chapter book by Jeff Brown – see current projects displayed in the hallway)
  • President Research power point projects
  • Poetry Unit
  • Life Science Unit
  • VoWac Phonics instruction

Classroom Highlights

  • Weekly newsletters
  • Standards based curriculum
  • Daily 5 and Reading Café (Daily Reading Program designed for one-on-one reading levels)
  • Computer programs Compass Learning and to help with math and language arts skills
  • Use of technology on a regular basis (iPads,  computer lab, smart board)
  • Writer's Workshop
  • Science Lab Activities

Sacramental Preparation

All students will go through a thorough religious education program to prepare to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Communion. The program includes 2 parish wide retreats and daily religion lessons.

School Events

  • Monster Mash
  • Move-A-Thon
  • Catholic Schools Week
  • Field Day
  • Dress Down Days
  • Faith Filled Fridays



Meet our 2nd Grade Teachers

 Mrs. Goldsberry

Mrs.Goldsberry has been teaching at SMS for 21 years.  Teaching first in third grade and the last six years in second grade.  She graduated from Purdue University and still cheers on the Boilers faithfully.  She enjoys sports, reading, shopping, going to movies and being with family and friends.  Her stepson just recently got engaged so these next few months will be filled with wedding planning excitement.  

Miss Hammer

Grade 2

Lyn Goldsberry
Sara Hammer