Second Grade

Welcome to the Second Grade Home Page!

See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father. (Matthew 10:18)

Sr. Tina is a strong believer in a holistic education, forming the student not only in academics, but also physically, emotionally and spiritually. She believes that the beginning of a strong foundation starts with the young ones. Therefore, from teaching academically to building foundational relationships with each individual, she hopes to impact each student as a whole. She desires to instill within each person a sense of their own worth and dignity upon which they can grow to their fullest potential.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Sr. Tina has been with the Sisters of Lovers of the Holy Cross Community for at least 6 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at UC Berkeley and is currently pursuing her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Master’s in Education at Loyola Marymount University. She loves teaching academics using her gifts of creativity, music, arts and crafts. Most especially, she loves bringing all curriculum-based teachings in a full circle back to God, the origin of our faith. She is excited to interact with and educate her 2nd grade students, building the foundation for their future success and deepened love for our Lord through the 2nd grade curriculum and First Reconciliation and Holy Communion preparations. She invites all families to be her partner in educating the students and encourages prayers for herself and the 2nd graders this upcoming year! Thank you for your support and God Bless!

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Sr. Tina’s Email: tdinh@stanthonygardena.org


Week of 9/18-9/22 News Dear Parents and Guardians, Please find below our weekly newsletter. Our students will be having their first Math Test this Wednesday. I have sent home in their red folders Chapter 1 Review (pgs 49-52) from their class workbook. Please have them do this as if it's like the real test. Thank you and many blessings! -Sr. Tina Week 5 News … [Read more...]

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Weekly News 9/11-9/15

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please find the attached Weekly Newsletter with this weeks HW and upcoming events. Please also find an updated Spelling Menu. I had reconsidered the cursive assignments. Since our students have not been formally taught how to write cursive, I had taken these assignments out and replaced them with a different one. Thank you again for being such … [Read more...]

3rd Week HW Newsletter & Back to School Night

Dear 2nd Grade Parents, Please find below a copy of this weeks HW Newsletter. Tomorrow night, 9/6 is a big day as we celebrate "Back to School Night" at 6:30 pm in the Hall. Please look and plan ahead for Parent Conferences coming up the week of October 9-Oct 12! I will be having you sign-up for a time and date tomorrow during Back-to School Night. Also, let me know … [Read more...]

STAR Testing and Uniforms

Dear Parents and Guardians, I want to first off thank you all for being so supportive in preparing your child for school and getting them back into gear for school. Some friendly reminders: 1. STAR TESTING: Please remember that STAR Testing is still happening throughout this week. Remember that your child gets a good night's sleep and healthy breakfast to get … [Read more...]

Week 2 HW Newsletter and Spelling Menu

Dear Parents, We have officially begun school curriculum this week. Please find our weekly HW Newsletter as well as Spelling Menu attached. You may find their homework list and directions for Spelling HW on these handouts. I would also like to remind you that STAR Testing will be administered throughout this week through 9/8. Please make sure your child has a good night's … [Read more...]