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Mrs. Jennifer DeFeo - Second Grade

Welcome to Mrs. DeFeo’s SECOND GRADE Class! 

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“Building opportunities for Individual Success”

I am very pleased that you are a part of our class for the 2019/2020 school year!

My website is an easy way to stay connected to everything that is going on in Second Grade. You will be able to find lots of valuable information here, including our daily schedule, specialty schedule, weekly & monthly events, as well as our focal points of learning. Please be sure to check back often.

I look forward to helping your child learn and grow in many ways. I am certain it will be a wonderful, fun-filled school year!  Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have at Jennifer.Monteiro@nlcinc.com.

About the teacher…

I received my degree in Elementary Education from Millersville University in December 2009. I immediately began my teaching career as a substitute teacher in and around Lancaster County. I joined the Chesterbrook Academy family in June 2010 as a camp counselor and academic enrichment instructor. I taught Kindergarten during the 2010-2015 school years.  I taught First Grade during the 2015-2017 school years, and moved to Second Grade for the 2017-2018 year.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, reading, and being outdoors or at the beach! 

Our Mission Statement:

The mission of Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School is to create an educational environment that develops 21st century learners through the collaborative efforts of parents, faculty and students.  By customizing their academic and social experience, students are engaged in authentic learning opportunities designed to foster their ability to become well-rounded individuals in school, at home and in their community.

Updated Wednesday 11-13-2019 06:14pm

Classroom Notes

No School for Thanksgiving Break–11/27–11/29

Parent/Teacher Conferences, 11/11 (all day) and 11/13 (4-8 p.m.)




SAVE THE DATE FIELD TRIPS: Chester County Historical Society 11/19

Happy Birthday to: Zane 11/17


  1. Thursday, November 21, 2019

    1. Apple Host Visit

      Apple Host Visit

      All Day
    2. LEGOLAND 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


      9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


  2. Friday, November 22, 2019

    1. Thanksgiving Feast 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

      Thanksgiving Feast

      11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

      Pk-1st Grade: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

      2nd-5th Grade: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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First in Math

Visit our animoto video to see the awesome things that 2nd graders do!

Helpful Reading & Writing Links:

Math links:

  • CoolMath4Kids.com – Tons of great math games covering many math topics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals.
  • Funschool Math – Another fantastic site with tons of math games for all grade levels.
  • Count Us In – Games designed to help children understand basic number concepts.
  • Math Fact Cafe – Free printable math worksheets for elementary school and home use. This includes generators for math drills, flashcards, time, and money!
  • Gamequarium Math – Links to over a thousand math games covering just about every math concept.
  • Sadlier-Oxford Mathematics – Great math tutorials and activities specific for 2nd grade.

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