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Welcome to Ms. Lindstrom’s Class Open House 2009-10. Please Sign In . Meet Ms. Lindstrom. Originally from northern Minnesota Graduate of University of South Florida in 2007 6 years working with pre-kindergarten

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meet ms lindstrom
Meet Ms. Lindstrom

Originally from northern Minnesota

Graduate of University of South Florida in 2007

6 years working with pre-kindergarten

Came to Mt. Vernon in 2007 working on the kindergarten team and taught second grade last year

meet ms lindstrom s family
Meet Ms. Lindstrom’s Family
  • Natasha
  • Sister
  • Lives in St. Petersburg
  • Manages a Marshall’s store in Oldsmar
  • Rick and Bianca
  • Dad and Mom
  • Live in Bemidji, MN
  • Have a pig farm
  • Brody
  • Nephew
  • Lives in St. Paul, MN
  • Going into 3rd Grade
meet ms lindstrom s family4
Meet Ms. Lindstrom’s Family





  • Brother (Brody’s dad)
  • Lives in Minneapolis, MN
  • Beginning a career with the U.S. Navy
  • Josh
  • Brother
  • Lives in Minneapolis, MN
  • Works in sales



It takes ALL of us working together to help your child

be the best that he or she can be!





our mission statement
Our Mission Statement

Within the first week of school, we will work as a class to determine what our goals are going to be for the year. Our Mission Statements will answer the following questions:

Who does this statement belong to?

What are the goals that we are setting as second graders?

How will we meet these goals?

Why are we working towards these goals?


Class Expectations…

The children will help create the rules of the classroom within the first few days of school.

  • Our class runs on a Plus (+)/Delta (Δ) system.
  • Students who are seen doing tasks that promote positive classroom behavior receive a +. When students have received a given number of +s, they receive rewards.
  • Students who need redirection will receive a Δ.


  • Verbal Warning. Student loses a point and is spoken to about behavior.


  • Written Warning. Student loses another point and a note is written in their agenda.


  • Removal from Classroom. Student loses another point. A note is written in their agenda. Student is also asked to go to another teacher’s classroom and write a reflection on their behavior.


  • Referral. Student loses another point. A referral is written and the student is sent to the office. Teacher will call home and inform parents of the students behavior.
parent teacher association
Parent Teacher Association
  • Please join to help our students
  • $5/person
    • Parents
    • Grandparents
    • Businesses
  • Purchase many items for the classrooms
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Can sign-up tonight in cafeteria!
  • MUST be registered – Paperwork available tonight!
  • Lend a helping hand
  • Work with students in the classroom
  • Field Trips
adopt a class
  • Very easy and beneficial way to help your child’s class
  • Donations of $150(+-) or more
    • Paper, computer software, books for class library, projects, field trips, etc.
  • Share the donation with several families
  • Ask your place of business (Tax deductable)
parent teacher communication
Parent – Teacher Communication
  • Agenda or planner
  • Sign or initial the agenda every day.
  • Newsletters
  • Email, telephone calls, notes, and conferences
  • My email is Lindstromt@pcsb.org
  • Family Nights – See agenda for dates
  • Conferences will be scheduled on an as needed basis.
  • Students who are at risk will have first priority.
  • Please sign up for a time that is convenient for you.
  • A confirmation note/phone call will be made prior to the conference date.


Homework is sent home in a packet every Friday and is expected to be returned the following Friday.

  • Monday – Reading
  • Tuesday – Spelling
  • Wednesday – Writing
  • Thursday – Math
  • Students will be expected to read every day for 15-20 minutes.
  • Students returning their completed homework receive incentives.
  • Please review and initial students homework to insure proper completion.
what s new in second grade
What’s new in Second Grade?
  • FAIR – Reading Assessment (3 times per year)
  • Greater Participation in Reading Counts
  • SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory)
  • In addition to District Reading and Writing Assessments there are also Math and Science Assessments (3 times per year)
  • MIND (Math Is Not Difficult) Club
supplies needed
Supplies needed…
  • Backpack
  • White three-ringed binder
  • Pencil box
  • Crayons
  • 2 pencils with cap erasers
wish list
Wish List

The following items are not required for your child. However, any donations of the following items will really help throughout the school year.

  • Boxes of Kleenex
  • Expo dry erase markers
  • Eraser caps
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Band-aids
  • Small prizes (for the treasure box)
  • Healthy snacks (Goldfish, Vanilla Wafers, crackers, pretzels, etc.)
please do the following before you go
Please do the following before you go…
  • Look through your child’s textbooks.
  • Please be sure you signed in!
  • Stop by the cafeteria to learn more about the PTA and to meet the specialists.
  • Consider becoming a volunteer. Volunteers must be registered. If interested please pick up a form by the Open House sign in sheet.
  • Thank you so much for coming!