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336 Alice Avenue, Oglesby, IL  61348
Phone:  815-883-8916 ♦  Fax:  815-883-8943

Welcome to 2nd Grade!

Teacher: Mrs. Angie Becker

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From Mrs. Becker:

"My younger sisters and brother attended this school. They received a wonderful education and still think fondly of their teachers and experiences. I was offered this job during a very sad time for our family. My stepfather was dying of cancer. By accepting this job, I was able to be near my brother each day. The staff welcomed me and were so giving of their time, talents, and knowledge. The children and their parents were wonderful. I truly believe I was guided here through our loss to help me and my family through that difficult time. It was where I needed to be and continue to be now."

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Five words to describe Holy Family School:

  1. Faithful
  2. Patience
  3. Family
  4. Acceptance
  5. Loving

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Some of the units of study in Second Grade:

  • In Religion, we focus on the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist.
  • In English, we spend a large amount of time learning about the four kinds of sentences, parts of speech, and writing in paragraph form.
  • The largest unit we complete is on tropical rainforests. We spend the months of December and January learning about them. At the end of the study, each 2nd grader creates a diorama showing a scene from a rainforest and a poster board display about a favorite rainforest animal. These displays are presented during Catholic Schools Week. 

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Upcoming Events

From the Office
Tuesday October 17 - All Day
School Pictures
Girls Basketball
Thursday October 19, 5:30 PM -
(H) Grand Ridge 5th 6th
From the Office
Friday October 20 - All Day
Teacher Institute-No School
Girls Basketball
Monday October 23, 5:00 PM -
(A) Oglesby Washington 7th 8th
Girls Basketball
Monday October 23, 5:00 PM -
(A) Holy Cross 5th 6th
Girls Basketball
Tuesday October 24, 5:00 PM -
(A) Putnam County 7th 8th
From the Office
Wednesday October 25 - All Day
2:15 Dismissal/PINK Day
Girls Basketball
Wednesday October 25, 5:00 PM -
(A) Tonica 7th 8th
Boys Basketball
Monday October 30, 5:30 PM -
(H) LaSalle Lincoln 5th 6th
From the Office
Tuesday October 31 - All Day
Halloween Parade 1:30/Parties 1:45-3:00