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Mrs. Guenter's 2nd Grade Class!



This will be my second year teaching second grade and my seventh year teaching. I have previously taught kindergarten and first, and I have to admit, 2nd grade has become my most favorite grade teach! I graduated from THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS at Austin (HOOK 'EM HORNS!) with a bachelors in Applied Learning and Development. I have known from a young age that whatever I did in life, I wanted to work with children, and I truly believe being a teacher is my calling! To watch children learn and grow... to have the opportunity to instill in them a life long passion for see them overcome and celebrate successes in all that they encourage and watch them have those "ah-ha!" moments... my "whys" are many, and I'd say I have the best job in the world! Outside of teaching, I love being a wife and mom! My husband's name is Brent and we have 2 beautiful daughters, Aubree and Lainee. We also have a dog named Emma and cat name Little Bit. 


I am blessed to be your teacher this year and look forward to a great year together!





* Thursday, Nov. 16: Family Literacy Night - come read at our camp out in the hallway! Visit the book fair for family night as well! (From 6-7pm)


* NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK - November 20-24 Thanksgiving Holiday break!

** I have challenged the kids to read 25 steps over the break to get closer to the next goal for our reading logs! Try to read and practice over the break!!


Coming Dates: 

December 1: November Awards ceremony 

December 14: 2nd Grade Christmas Program

December 22: End of the 3rd 6 Weeks/ Last day of school before Christmas break!

No school December 25- January 5




This week's Word Work Words:

-oi  /  -oy words

boil, spoil, point, moist, poison

toy, royal, enjoy, loyal, cowboy


Practice your POWER WORDS and your skills from your SKILLS CARD in your reading homework bag!


My conference time:

10:35 to 11:35

(M, T, Th, F) 


Anytime you have questions or need to talk, please do not hesitate to contact me! 



Daily Schedule


7:50-8:00 Morning Work/Announcements

8:00-10:00 ELA

10:00-10:30 PAW Time

10:35-11:25 Activity

11:25-12:45 Science/Social Studies

12:45-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:40 Math

2:40-3:10 Recess

3:10-3:15 Dismissal


Library: Tuesday 11:30

Computer: Friday 11:30