Second Grade

Welcome to Second Grade!

The Second Grade Team includes:

Elizabeth Aspascio

Elizabeth Aspacio

Hello! My name is Elizabeth Aspacio. I am originally from a small town outside of Atlanta, Georgia. My husband and I moved to Arlington two years ago. This will be my third year at Barcroft and my nineteenth year of teaching. I love animals, but especially dogs! Outside of work, I love hanging out at home with my husband and our two dogs. I also enjoy traveling on occasion.

Jennifer KlapperJennifer Klapper

My name is Jennifer Klapper. I live in Arlington with my husband, 3 children, and 2 dogs. In my free time I cook, read, hike, and spend time with my family. I have a masters degree in elementary education. My favorite subjects to teach are reading and writing. Barcroft is a special community, filled with amazing families and educators!

Susan Holland

Susan Holland

Hi! My name is Susan Holland. I grew up right here in South Arlington. I graduated from Wakefield High School. This is my 19th year of teaching. I spent 16 years teaching fourth grade. I love Barcroft and enjoy teaching math. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy going to the gym, reading and being with my family, including my two cats.

Heather Downey

Heather Downey

Hi! My name is Heather Downey. I was born in Washington, D.C. I grew up in Alexandria, VA. I live in Arlington, VA. I am a National Board Certified Teacher. I have a Masters in Education Special Education from the University of Washington, Seattle; a Masters of Arts in Theater Directing from the University of Maryland; a Bachelors of Arts in Communication and a Bachelors of Arts in English Writing from George Mason University. When I’m not teaching I enjoy kayaking, hiking, road trips in my Jeep, and exploring the world.

Math Links!


Compare Numbers

odd even

Dragon Map


Doubling Facts

Reading, Spelling and Writing Links

story elements

Story Elements

pebble go

Pebble Go  (username and password are name of the county)

raz kids

Raz-Kids  (Ask your teacher for usernames and passwords)