Second Grade

2nd Grade Classrooms

Shelley Paige
2nd Grade Teacher

Shelley Paige comes to St. John the Baptist after teaching 17 years at Epiphany Catholic School in Coon Rapids.  Shelley is excited to join the SJB community where she can share her love of teaching and share her faith!  Mrs. Paige holds a B.S. in Foundations of Education and a Master’s in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota.  When she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Barry, two teenage daughters, Brianna and Ayla, and Blue Heeler/Australian Shepherd mix, Starr.  She also loves visiting her family in Door County, Wisconsin where she loves to be at the beach on Lake Michigan, take walks in the country, and bike around the county.

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Elizabeth Lenz
2nd Grade Teacher

Elizabeth Lenz comes to St. John’s after 11 years at St. Peter’s in Forest Lake. She began teaching after a long career as a French-speaking sales rep. She is very excited about helping second graders prepare for their Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist. Mrs. Lenz holds a BA from the University of Minnesota and a teaching Master’s from the University of St. Thomas. She completed her K-12 Reading specialist license through St. Thomas in 2018. When she is not teaching she enjoys biking, cooking, exercise classes, and spending time with her two adult daughters, along with their Boston Terriers.

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Prayers learned in 2nd Grade