Hello and welcome to Third Grade. I have been busy getting ready for our first day of school. We have an exciting year ahead of us. You will be busy learning many new things in third grade. You will begin cursive writing and memorize multiplication and division facts. You will be a Reading Partner with a 1st grader in Mrs. Bartyzal’s room. This is also your first year taking the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments in Reading and Math. You will take them in April. We will work hard to be ready for these important tests.
This is my twelfth year teaching in Montgomery. Many years ago I was the Early Childhood teacher here and I have also taught in Medford. I live in the country south of Lonsdale. I have three children, all out of college. Matt is a Medical Assistant, Caite is a Personal Trainer at Dakotah Sport and Fitness, and Mitch is working with youth at YWCA in the cities. I spent most of the summer relaxing in our hot tub and reading many books (Reading is my FAVORITE subject). I am excited and ready for the school year to begin.