Welcome to 2nd Grade at VACDES!
Home of the Little Judges!
August is gone and September is here! We are in full swing learning new concepts in all subjects. Check out our latest newsletter below to find out exactly what we are learning about this month!
As we continue our journey of learning, students are participating in activities to support to our school theme: Local Leaders Today! Global Leaders Tomorrow!
Be sure to have your child wear tennis shoes on the days that they have PE, Open Gym, and Running Club.
Second Grade Newsletters
Click on the links below to access the newsletter in Spanish and in English!
Second graders will be using a variety of websites; however, the following three sites are our most used sites!
Log in to practice your basic addition and subtraction math facts! Second graders are expected to be able to recall addition facts with sums to 20 or less and the corresponding subtraction facts.
Log in to practice your math skills through lessons and games. DreamBox allows students to work at their own math level to think deeply about math skills.
***Lexia Reading Core 5***
Log in to practice your reading skills through lessons and games. Lexia allows students to work at their own reading level to develop stronger reading skills.
The websites below are great resources for parents to encourage students to use to strengthen their reading and math skills.
Into the Book
Practice different reading strategies as you read fun online books!
A great way to practice making contractions-see if you can improve each time!
Practice making plural words - self-correcting website!
Second Grade Language Arts Skills
Allows students to practice skills surrounding phonemic awareness and grammar.
Read stories online and play interactive games through the Handley Library website.
Lots of fun reading and math games!
Meet the Teachers
Mrs. Schramm has lived in Winchester for 28 years and is originally from western Maryland. She graduated from SU with a Bachelors of Arts in English and an endorsement in Elementary Education. She is married with two grown children and the grandmother of Olivia, her first grandchild. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter and her two labs, Jasmine and Belle. Her favorite hobbies are reading and traveling.
Mrs. Musser, previously known as Miss Wild, is originally from Upstate New York. She graduated from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelors in elementary education and a Masters in literacy. Mrs. Musser has taught kindergarten, second grade, third grade, and fifth grade throughout her career. She enjoys baking, hiking, and traveling.