Amber Strange

2nd Grade Teacher

423-623-3811 ext. 302

Courses Taught:

Second Grade General Education



Welcome to my page!

This is my 19th year teaching at Newport Grammar School. I attended Newport Grammar as a child and I'm so proud to be a teacher here! My husband's name is Mark.  I have four children, Kylie, Carson, Brookelyn, and a baby boy, Decleon Krew, born in June.  I also have three step-children, Elizabeth, Alex, and Keelie.    


B.S. Psychology/K-8 education from University of Tennessee

Master's degree - Elementary Education University of Tennessee 


-Weekly News: November 13-17


Reading/Grammar - 

Adjectives, adverbs, and making inferences, spelling ur/ir sounds



Vocabulary- feasted, strut, orchard, deserve, graceful, maniac


Math- We will be adding two 2-digit numbers with regrouping . 

Math timed test +2



 Spelling words- burn, curve, nurse, church, turn, girl, first, skirt, third, stir, germ, winter, verb, flower, fur, Bonus: vanished


All tests will be on Friday unless otherwise stated.  You can find the stories of the week on YouTube if you wish to review them at home.  Students will have a math timed test(2 minutes), spelling test, AR test,  vocabulary test, and comprehension test over the Reading story.




Stories of the Week:



“Turk and Runt” and “Pearl and Wagner”




 Social Studies/Science:



If you wish to review the stories at home, they can be found on YouTube.  Please check out our google classroom. 

Technology: Students are working on Prodigy, Epic Books, and IXL. 


Please check your child's ASPEN account for any posted grades given in the classroom.  Log in information was sent home at the beginning of the year. 

Welcome to Mrs. Strange's 2nd grade class!

2023-2024  Class List:

  • Lily H.
  • Wyatt H.
  • Caynaan M.
  • Mia M.
  • Amelia R.
  • Lakelyn R.
  • Luca S.
  • Lucy S.
  • Lakelon T.
  • Aurora W.

***Please note students will not be assigned a homeroom until tuition is paid if they are to pay tuition. 



I am so excited to meet everyone on Registration Day.  Please drop by our classroom between 8:00-10:00am on August 2nd.  It is located on the second floor of the primary building. Students do not need to stay on this day, but attendance will be taken, so they need to come by with you to pick up all registration papers. Welcome letters will be sent home soon.  Please be looking for those in the mail next week.  

Summer Reading projects are due on the first full day of class if your child participated.










Weekly Homework

MondayMath and ELA page 

Tuesday- Math sheet

Wednesday-3 Spelling sentences and words

Thursday- ELA page

Friday- NO Homework 

All tests will be on Friday




Important Upcoming Events



  • November 13- Fall Carnival

  • November 15th- Turkey       

            Disguise project due 

  • November 20- Thanksgiving Play

  • November 21- Teacher vs Student Volleyball game 1:00 dismissal 

  • November 22-24- No School

  • November 28- Aquarium Field Trip money due









Homework Hotline 615-298-6636

Supply List:

Backpack (Rolling backpacks are against school policy.)

Ear buds or a pair of headphones- Please put them in a ziplock bag with name

1 Bottle of hand sanitizer

3 Boxes of Tissue

clear water Bottle with name on it

1 Container of Clorox/Lysol  wipes

1 Lysol spray

1 pack of Colored Copy


3 rolls of paper towels

$20 Activity Fee




Wish List Items:


popice freezer pops

paper towels


treasure box items

bag of individual wrapped candy


1 First Aid Kit

Small cups for water

white cardstock


Summer Reading

Second Grade Summer Reading Program

Second Grade Summer Reading Program

Read 15 picture books or 5 chapter books this summer and keep a reading log. Reading log must be in student's handwriting.


Choose 3 books and write a paragraph of the book summary and draw a picture.

Give the list of activities and reading log to your second grade teacher.

*Due on the first full day of class*