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Welcome Second Grade Students and Families!

Welcome Second Grade Students and Families!

Welcome to Second Grade! 

My name is Mrs. Ashley DeCoy. This is my seventh year teaching in the Blackhawk School District. I received my Bachelors from the University of Pittsburgh and my Masters from Robert Morris University. My husband and I have two boys, Easton who is 3 and Theo James who is 6 months old! We love vacations on the beach, going to Living Treasures, playing at the park, and going to pumpkin patches.  I love having fun while learning and exploring so get ready for some FUN in second grade! If you need to contact me, please feel free to email me at decoya@bsd.k12.pa.us or call the school. Thank you!


Looking Ahead to the Second Nine Weeks:

Looking Ahead to the Second Nine Weeks:

ELA:
For writing, we will be reviewing how to write complete sentences. We will also be learning how to write paragraphs with a topic sentence, 3 or more details, and a closing sentence. We will focus on personal narratives. 

For reading, we will be learning about a variety of nonfiction and fiction stories through read alouds, small group instruction, and our Harcourt Storytown series. Our focus skills will be author's purpose. 

Math: 
The students will be assessed on daily math facts. Your child should be bringing home his/her envelope each night for you to see his/her progress. The students are also more than welcome to take home copies of fast facts to practice at home. Remember that X-Tra Math is a great website available for students to use at home. Please let me know if you need your child's log-in information.

In addition to math facts, the students will be learning place value, 2-digit addition and subtraction with regrouping, and counting money to solve word problems.

Science and Social Studies are integrated into our studies through monthly lessons, experiments, STEAM lessons, and Scholastic News articles and activities. 

Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter Parents, please see the weekly newletter that I send home with your child.  Newsletters go home every Friday for the upcoming skills, tests, specials, reminders, and any special events. Thank you! 

Class Messenger

Class Messenger Download the free app and stay connected! Our Class Code is: ZWWNM2

Special Schedule

We will be operating on a four day special schedule.  Specials are from 2:10-2:50 daily.  Library and Computer will be once every four days.  
 
Day 1: Gym and Libray
Day 2: Music
Day 3: Art and Computer
Day 4: STEAM  
Jan
21
MLK Jr Day - no school
Mon Jan 21 2019
Feb
18
President's Day - no school
Mon Feb 18 2019
Mar
8
Mar
25
End of 9 weeks
Mon Mar 25 2019
Apr
15
PSSA Testing Grades 3-8 - ELA
Mon Apr 15 2019
to Fri Apr 26 2019

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Blackhawk School District:
500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 846-6600
Fax: (724) 846-2021
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