Welcome to Mrs. Dirks' 2nd Grade Class


Mrs. Ann Dirks

Second Grade Teacher

Contact Information: 

Western Hills Elementary

6543 Western Ave.

Omaha, Ne 68132

School#(402)554-1510   8:30-4:05  (1:05-1:45 is a good time to call)

Email Address:   ann.dirks@ops.org

Please call anytime with questions.

Teacher Information:  I was born and raised in Omaha and I come from a big family. I am married with 2 kids,  Emma 9 and David 5.  I have been teaching since 2000 and have taught 6th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade and now a 1/2 multi-grade. I am currently working on my masters in math education. 

Style of Teaching:  My style of teaching is very structured, challenging, and fun.  I feel it is very important for the kids to work hard and play hard.   I teach a lot of problem solving skills and respect for other people. 

Homework Information:

Students should have: Assignment book, Spelling book, Homework sheet for the week(new every Monday),  and Read-Me and Return-Me envelope for reading aloud at home.  They will have 1-2 pages of homework each night that should take no more than 30 minutes. Homeowrk is due every Friday and they will be have a test over these words.  You will find the list of 20 in their Assignment notebooks.