NOW ENROLLING at both campuses for the 2021-2022 school year!

Contact Us

West Campus
P: 303.691.2384
F: 303.226.5529

East Campus
P: 303.338.4110
F: 303.338.4129


West Campus
801 Yosemite St.
Denver, CO 80230

East Campus
17101 East Ohio Dr.
Aurora, CO 80017

Team 2nd Grade

Second Grade is the BEST!


2021-2022 School Calendar 

Are you connected to Dojo?  Email your teacher to connect with your students classroom.

Class starts at 7:50am. Please arrive on time if you wish to get breakfast. The school day ends at 3:15pm.

Students are to wear masks at all times except for lunch. It is a good idea to have a backup packed.

Please make sure if your student has a sweater to wear during the day it must be school colors. (solid-no markings, navy blue, white, black, maroon) JACKETS ARE NOT PERMITTED INSIDE.

Upcoming Events

November Core Virtue


Stwewardship is caring well for the gifts given us: our life, our world, our talents, and those entrusted to our care.

2nd Grade Curriculum

Click the links below to learn more about the curriculum we will be using durnig the 21-22 school year. Feel free to contact your teacher for any unanswered questions. 

Saxon Math:                    

CKLA Skills/Knowledge:

Second Step SEL:          



Ms. Eklund

My name is Lisa Eklund and I am a teacher in the second grade. I grew up in Aurora and graduated from Colorado Christian University with a degree in Psychology. I was first introduced to Vanguard as a parent when I would volunteer in my daughter’s kindergarten class. A few years later I worked as an Educational Assistant in second grade. Then, after completing my teacher licensure, I had the amazing privilege of teaching my own second grade classroom! I have two children that will be in the 6th and 4rd grade this year. My husband is a graphic artist and designer and we love spending time together as a family. My hobbies include crafting, enjoying the Colorado outdoors and decorating. I’m very excited about teaching and helping your children grow!


Ms. Snowden

My name is Apryle Snowden. This is my first year teaching my own classroom in 2nd Grade but I have been at Vanguard Classical School for 4 years now. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. My hobbies include hiking with my dog and camping on the weekends.


Ms. Bullock

My name is Apryle Bullock. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Eastern Illinois University. I have my professional teaching license from the state of Colorado. I've taught first grade at Vanguard for the past 6 years and I'm excited to start my third year teaching 2nd grade! My hobbies include painting and hiking.

2nd Grade Educational Assistant

Ms. Minero

My name is Rachel Minero. I am an Educational Assistant in 2nd grade. I will be starting my fifth year at Vanguard. My 11-year-old daughter has attended Vanguard since kindergarten. I am originally from California, but have lived in Colorado for 20+ years. I find it peaceful sitting out on rainy days and I enjoy playing outside with my daughter and adorable dog. I love teaching young children; they are filled with wonder and joy. I am currently seeking my degree in Early Childhood Education. In the very little free time I have I spend it in the ocean for I am secretly a mermaid. I have a collection of thing-a-ma-bobs and one day wish to have a pet zebra.

2nd Grade Educational Assistant

Mrs. Elmer