Lead Teacher :: Lisa Duncan :: lduncan@mdpsc.org
Assistant: Matt Soto :: msoto@mdpsc.org


Welcome to Senior Elementary 2

 Please reference the following information to keep up with what is going on in SE2!

Homework Club:  Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm.  It will be held in SE2.  Homework Club is for students that need help with homework or just a quiet place to get homework done.  Please check with Ms. Duncan if you wish for your child to attend.  There is NO CHARGE for attending, however students MUST BE picked up at the classroom by 4:30pm.  Students still on campus after that time will be sent to aftercare.  There is a drop-in charge for aftercare if you are not already enrolled.

Quarter 3 Curriculum:

Math – Common Core Progress Math Book & TenMarks, following State Standards

Reading – SCOPE and STORYWORKS Magazines – Exploring Text Structures, Identifying Themes, Summarizing.  We will also be analyzing poetry and identifying grammatical mistakes.

Writing – Constructing Expository Essays using the 4-step writing process: Organize, Draft, Revise, Final.  Students will also be working on Free Writing techniques to get them even more comfortable with the writing process.

History – Ancient Maya, Inca & Aztec Civilizations: Geography, Culture, Government, & Religion/Spirituality; The Middle Ages

Geography – The Earth’s Layers; Plate Tectonics; Volcanoes & Earthquakes; Mountains,Valleys & Plains

Science – Electricity & Magnetism; Heredity & Genetics; Science Fair

Google Classroom:  Students have been given their own mdpsc.org email to use with Google Classroom.  Students will complete certain assignments online.

Check out BLOOMZ for homework schedules and upcoming events for the classroom.

Any questions or comments can be directed to Ms. Duncan via email: lduncan@mdpsc.org or phone: (602)943-7672




January 15th – Monday – NO SCHOOL; MLK Day

February 2nd – Friday – OPEN HOUSE; 4-7pm

February 7th – Wednesday – EARLY RELEASE; 11:30 am

February 19th – Monday – NO SCHOOL; President’s Day

March 1-2 – Thursday & Friday – PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

March 12-16 – SPRING BREAK

Helping Hands/Classroom Need

Thank you to all of the parents who have helped out!

Helpful Links

Scholastic Book Orders:  Parent code L9CL3