2nd Grade - Class 2 class home page

Welcome to an exciting school year at St. Christopher School

Mrs. Hofmann's Second Grade Class

About the teacher:

This is my fifth year teaching in an elementary school, and my first year teaching at St. Christopher School.  I have a Master's degree in education from Saint Xavier University.  Prior to teaching, I spent time as a paralegal and competed in Division I golf as an undergraduate at the University of Southern California (USC).  Over the summer, I spent a great deal of time teaching junior golf to children as young as four years old.

Personally, as a student, I found second grade was my favorite grade ever!  I had an amazing teacher who combined curriculum with creativity, particularly with reading and writing.

Be sure to keep a lookout for our class newsletter - The Tuesday Times!

Questions?  Please e-mail me at jhofmann@stchrisschool.org

Special Schedule

Monday: Art

Tuesday: Library and PE** every other Tuesday

Wednesday: Mass* and Alternating Art/Computer switching every other week

Thursday: PE**

Friday: Computer

Our lunch is at 11:05 and we will have recess at 11:35 each day.  Please send an extra (old) pair of gym shoes to school in the event we have indoor recess in the gym.  Gym shoes must be worn on the gymnasium floor at all times.

*School uniforms must be worn on Wednesday for Mass.  No jeans day passes will be honored on Wednesday.

**Please remember your child must wear their St. Chris gym uniform and gym shoes for PE.

Classroom Guidelines

  1. Your child may bring a water bottle to class - water only.  Please make sure the bottle has a tight seal and is easy to drink from.  Please also put your child's name on the bottle.
  2. We will have snack during the day.  Please make sure to send a healthy snack each day.  Out of concern for anyone with a nut allergy, do not send snacks containing any type of nut (examples: no peanut butter or pistachios).  All dessert snacks will be sent back home.  Birthdays will be celebrated.  If your child has an upcoming birthday, please e-mail me so we can work out a special plan.
  3. Your child will bring home a Home Folder.  The folder pockets are marked "Bring Back to School" and "Stay at Home."  Notes will go in the "Stay at Home" side unless they need to be returned and homework should go on the "Bring Back to School" side.
  4. We will use Assignment Notebooks/Student Planners in second grade.  They are used for homework and daily communication regarding your child's assignments and behavior.  Please go over all homework assignments with your child and initial the assignment book each day and return it to school.  In addition to homework assignments, please encourage your child to read and write every day at home.

Mrs. Hofmann's Standard Operating Procedure

Class Guidelines - "Give Me 5"

  1. Eyes on teacher
  2. Ears listening
  3. Mouth closed
  4. Feet are still
  5. Hands are still

Rules

  1. Listen and follow directions
  2. Raise your hand before speaking or leaving your seat.
  3. Respect your classmates and your teacher.
  4. Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself.

Let's Fill the Pom-Pom Jar!

Students will work collectively to fill the class pom-pom jar.  Once filled, the class will receive a prize (such as picking from the treasure chest, guest reader, etc.).

Behavior Chart

Blue - The student has gone above and beyond in the classroom

Green - The student showcases good behavior.  All students start the day here.

Yellow - Warning is provided - the student needs to be reminded to follow the rules.

Red - Final warning - the student continues to not follow the rules.  Parent will be contacted.

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Last modified: 09-05-2022