Mrs. Kristi Hansen is our new afternoon skill builder. Mrs. Hansen says her favorite part of the job is getting to be with kids. She says "they are great and so much fun." Mrs. Hansen has 4 boys and no girls. Her family lives on a farm and they have cows, lambs, chickens and cats. In her spare time she likes to run, scrapbook, make crafts and read. Her favorite restaurant is anything with Mexican food because she loves chips and salsa. The strangest talent that she has is that her thumbs are double jointed and she can twist them around backwards.
Mrs. Heidi Groneman is joining us this year in 2nd grade. She has taught school for 5 years, and has taught both 6th and 2nd grade. Her husband is also a teacher. They have 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. Her favorite trip was to Disneyland, and someday she would like to travel to New Zealand or Hawaii. Her favorite restaurant is Carrabas and she loves peanut butter M&M's. Someday she would like to get a Masters degree and finish her basement. If she won the lottery she would pay off her house, help her family, and travel. We are so excited to have Mrs.
Marissa Jackson, a 5th grader in Mrs. Crandall's class shared this essay about the new S.O.A.R theme: