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Mrs. Diana Van Riper

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Mrs. Van Riper's Biography

Diana Van Riper is the second grade teacher for PCS. She has had a desire to teach in a Christian school since the beginning of high school. She cares about each student and teaches by example. She seeks to instill in her students a love for the Lord as well as a love for learning. In 1990, Diana received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Trinity Baptist College. Diana has had over 20 years of classroom teaching experience, and she is certified with the AACS. In addition to teaching 2nd grade, she also teaches beginning piano lessons and is involved in children's ministry and music ministry at Parsippany Baptist Church.

Mrs. Van Riper's Profile


Trinity Baptist College


Elementary Education




 Years at PCS






Cell: 973-459-8054

Life Verse

I Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

Have a Great Week!  Let your light shine, 2nd graders!


Study weekly Bible verse.📖  


Practice phonics chart.🔍


Reading book in bookbag.  Please sign assignment pad to indicate homework has been completed.  Homework every weeknight.📙


Practice math facts at home.  We are working on addition and subtraction 1-13 families.  Homework worksheet  every Friday.  (due on Mondays)📝


Spelling List will be sent home in weekly folder. 📂         M/T - Copy words 2X, W - Misspelled Words 10X,          TH - 10 Sentences, F - No Spelling Homework!📝


We are learning the writing process and also about nouns.


Write neatly in ALL your work! ✏️


We recently went to Fosterfields farm for a field trip!  🚜🐮🐓🐴🦃🐷


We will be studying about what scientists do. 🔎 📐🔬.    We are also learning about seeds. 🌱🌻



Monday: Choir, Music

Tuesday: Computers

Wednesday: Chapel, Art

Thursday: Library

Friday: Gym



📕Family Literacy Night is this Friday at 7pm📘