Phone: 469-752-3140


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education Degree at Florida State University k-6 Teacher Certification

Ms. Alexandra Russo

Second Grade Team Leader


Hello 2nd graders! I am so excited to be your teacher this year. My name is Ms. Russo and I am very new to Texas! I am going into my 6th year of teaching, but my first year at Shepard Elementary. I just moved here from South Florida and I will also be coaching high school volleyball over at Vines HighSchool.  I am super excited to meet all your friendly faces! Let’s make this an amazing year!

  • Ms.Russo's Class Schedule

    7:00 am - 7:30 am Early Morning Drop-Off. During this time, students will be either in the gym or in the cafeteria for breakfast until the 7:30 am bell rings

    7:30 am - 7:40 am Children arrive in their classrooms to unpack and do morning activities

    7:40 am The school day begins

    7:40 am - 8:00 am  Morning Work/Announcements/Morning Meeting

    8:00 am - 9:15 am Math

    9:15 am - 9:45 am  Intervention and Enrichment

    9:45 am - 11:45 am Language Arts

    11:45 am - 12:15 pm  Recess

    12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch

    12:50 pm - 1:40 pm  Specials

    1:40 pm - 2:40 pm  Inquiry and Innovation

    2:45 pm End of the School Day and Dismissal


    Wednesdays 9:45 am - 10:30 am



    Tuesdays 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Thursdays 9:05 am – 10:05 am


    Fridays 8:30 am - 9:00 am

  • Contact Information

    You may contact me on my classroom phone or email at any time and I will get back to you at my earliest convenience.

    My conference time is 12:50 pm - 1:40 pm Wednesdays - Fridays. Mondays and Tuesdays are the same times but only on an as-needed basis as it is set aside for planning.

  • Second Grade Information & Upcoming Dates

    Please see our Second Grade Department page for more Second Grade information.

    Shepard Second Grade Team Page

  • Favorites

    Favorite Snacks

    • Cheez-its
    • Goldfish
    • Purple Takis
    • Reeses
    • Kit-kats 

    Favorite School Drinks

    • Water
    • Dr.Pepper Zero
    • Vanilla Iced coffee

    Best Gift Card for $5

    • Chick-Fil-A

    Best Gift Card for More Than $5

    • Amazon
    • Target

    Bonus School Supplies

    • 2nd Grade Reading Books
    • Felt Tip Pens
    • Pencils
    • Expo Markers


    • Coaching/Playing Volleyball
    • Being outside
    • Working out 

    T-Shirt Size

    • Medium

    Favorite Color

    • Teal
    • Lavender

    Favorite Scents

    • Lavender
    • Christmas Tree
    • Cinnamon

    Birthday (Month and Day)

    • August 14