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Ashley Jones Second Grade Teacher Second Grade Teacher.       Phone: Email: Ashley Jones  

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Character Education Winners!

Congratulations to our Character Education Winners!  Addison L.- Responsibility Sophia M.- Respect Robert B.- Academic  Gunner P.- Behavior  Hanna H- Behavior  Thank you all for being good . . .

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Donation!

Mrs. Jones’s second grade class would like to say thank you to Mrs. Taren Lewis for her generous donation of hand sanitizer! Mrs. Lewis provided enough sanitizer that each student received their own small bottle and five big . . .

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Experimenting with Duck Calls and Water Glasses

Sound, Volume, Pitch, and Vibration Experiments

This week Mrs. Jones’s second grade has been learning all about sound, volume, pitch, and vibration! Tuesday, they did a pitch experiment with glasses and filled each one with a different amount of water and left . . .

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Read Across America

2nd grade ended the Read Across America week by having special visitors come in and read to us throughout the day. Each story was different and enjoyed by all students! We ended the celebration with. Green eggs and Ham as a snack. . . .

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Shaving Cream, Subtraction Facts, and FUN!

Mrs. Jones’s RTI group had fun on Friday practicing their math facts in shaving cream. Students are getting quicker every day! We are working toward the goal of being able to complete 100 subtraction facts in 5 . . .

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Martin Luther King Jr. Projects In Second Grade

Mrs. Jones’s second graders spent time learning about Martin Luther King Jr. this week. Students learned many interesting facts about him, things he believed in and things he wanted to change in the world. Afterwards, students . . .

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Math Fun in 2nd Grade!

Who says you can’t have fun while learning? Yesterday, second grade had fun while making math snowmen! Each snowman had a 3 digit number and students had to show that number in base ten block form, expanded form and word form. They then . . .

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Merry Christmas from 2nd Grade!

Merry Christmas from 2nd grade!! Today we celebrated with our classroom Christmas party, a gift exchange, and lots of snacks! I hope you all enjoy your time with your family over break! 

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Read-Thon, Christmas Tree decorating, and singing!

Mrs. Jones’s second graders spent the day having a read-a-thon, decorating Edible Christmas Trees, and singing! They are in full Christmas mode!! 

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Holiday Fun in 2nd Grade

Students in 2nd-grade enjoyed a special treat this week! They were entertained with The Polar Express movie, hot cocoa, games, sweets, and crafts. It sure is fun to be in school around the holidays! 

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Learning about Income!

2nd Grade students have been working on an economics unit. They are learning about goods, services, products, consumers, needs, wants,  producers, supply, demand, and income. Currently, each student is earning an income in class. . . .

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2nd Grade News

  November 1, 2019 Dear Parents, The weather is beginning to cool down. Please make sure that your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. They play outside each afternoon for 30 minutes then again for . . .

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2nd Grade News

  October 4, 2019 Dear Parents, This has been a fun week for the kids! We had a great time celebrating Homecoming! Let’s Go Midgets!  I am sending home a sheet requesting your time preference . . .

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2nd Grade News

  August 23, 2019 Dear Parents, We have had a great first week! We focused on rules and procedures. Please remind your student that good behavior is expected in all areas of the school. The first few weeks we . . .

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Second-Grade Enjoys Read-A-Thon

Mrs. Jones’s and Mrs. Trimble’s second-grade classes participated in a read-a-thon today. They had special visitors come in throughout the day and read to them. Thank you to Mrs. Smith, Mr. Fisher, Mr. Griffin, Mrs. Halley, Mrs. . . .

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RTI Group Reviews Learning With Games

Yesterday was the last day of RTI (Response to Intervention) for Mrs. Jones’ second-grade group. Students enjoyed reviewing what they learned throughout the year with fun games. Some concepts the students learned were digraphs, glued . . .

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2nd Grade News

April 5, 2019 Dear Parents, 2nd Grade Field Trip April 18, 2019 Where: Science Center of Iowa - Des Moines, IA Time: The bus will leave the school at 7:45 a.m. Please have your student at the school . . .

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Reading Dr. Seuss While Eating Green Eggs and Ham

March 2nd was Dr. Seuss' birthday. Mrs. Jones' class celebrated last Friday with some green eggs and ham and a read-a-thon in pajamas. Their High School helper, Miss Megan, helped cook the green eggs.

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Fun Filled Fridays in RTI

On Fridays, Mrs. Jones’ RTI class has Fun Fridays. Students use the skill(s) learned throughout the week at different centers and fun games. Some things they enjoy doing on Fridays are sight word bingo, detective words (this is a . . .

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2nd Grade News

February 1, 2019 Dear Parents, Please make sure that your child has a winter coat,  boots, snow pants, hat, and gloves. They are only allowed to play in the snow with the appropriate gear! Elementary . . .

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2nd Grade News

January 4, 2019 Dear Parents, Welcome back! I hope you all had a great break! We had 3 students complete the reading challenge over break!  Great job! We have started off our year learning cursive. The . . .

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The Goofy Reindeer

Mrs. Jones' 2nd-grade class performed a readers theater for Ms. Fenton’s 1st-grade class today! They performed The Goofy Reindeer! A play about a reindeer named Bob who saved Christmas! The 2nd-grade students did a great job . . .

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2nd Grade News

  December 7, 2018 Dear Parents, We will be having a gift exchange in the classroom for Christmas. We ask that everyone who wishes to participate to please send a $5 gift. Boys will buy for boys and girls for . . .

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Character Ed Assembly October 2018

At the Character Education Assembly, students from Mrs. Jones' class were recognized in the following areas.    Timmy G- Behavior Leelynd T- Academic, most  improved math student Josee W- Two awards for . . .

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Sharing Our Food Murals

This week students have been learning about food that  Native Americans grew and ate. Each student created their own mural with drawings then were placed in groups where they shared with their groups what they drew. Then, each student . . .

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The Fair Comes To Us!

This week the students were anticipating going on a field trip to the fair. However, with the rain (that we really need) we were unable to attend. With lots of disappointed faces, it was an uplifting surprise to the students to find out the . . .

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#BEKIND

    WELCOME TO SECOND GRADE!  On the first day of school, Mrs. Jones' second graders took a stand to BE KIND. They read many different books about the importance of not being a bully, helping others, showing our . . .

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