Amanda Holt

2nd grade teacher

423-623-3811 x301

Courses Taught:

Second grade General Education 



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This is my 16th year teaching second grade at Newport Grammar School. I attended Newport Grammar as a child and I'm so proud to teach here! Play Nice Work Hard Stay Kind Classroom Decor Wall Art Poster :  Handmade Products


B.S. K-6 education from East Tennessee State University

Master's degree -Curriculum & Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University 

Google Certification Level 1 | NYSCATE

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Summer Reading Expectations


Second Grade Summer Reading Program

All students must read 10 picture books or 3 chapter books this summer and keep a reading log. Reading log must be in the student's handwriting.

Choose to do one of the following: 

  1. Attend 2 summer library activities (Stokely Memorial Library, NGS Summer Library Program, or other library programs). Write down the activities and the dates attended.


  1. 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. Students who complete the summer reading program will receive two 100’s in language arts.





Upcoming Events

January 3- Return to school

January 12- 1pm Dismissal

January 15- No School

January 24-1ooth Day of School

February 14- Progress Reports

February 15- Field trip to Niswonger to watch Charlotte's Web 

February 16- 1pm Dismissal

February 19- No School

March 5- No School

March 15- 1pm Dismissal

March 22- 1pm Dismissal

March 25-29- Spring Break




Homework Hotline 615-298-6636

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