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Welcome to The Sweet Life of 3rd Grade!
It is my goal that this will be a "SWEET" school year, and that your child will walk away with some great learning experiences, closer to God, and ready for the next grade! We're off to "The Sweet Life" of 3rd Grade! 
In our class we are a team, we respect each other, take risks, try our best, learn from our mistakes, create, dream big, and celebrate each other's success!
 Biography:
I currently live in San Marcos, CA  with my family since 2005.  I was born and raised in Barstow, CA and attended Barstow Adventist Elementary till 8th grade.  I spent my high school years attending San Pasqual Academy and graduated in 1991.  After earning my Bachelors degree from Cal State San Bernardino, I began my teaching career in the Adventist School System in 1991.  Along the way I married my husband Chris and became the mother to 3 wonderful children, all of whom have attended or currently attend EAA.
 
Personal Mission Statement:
I have and will always dedicate myself to my students and their families.  It is my mission to see that each student does their best, are successful at achieving their goals, and most importantly to be there to help them every step of the way! 
 
Education:
  • San Pasqual Adventist Academy
  • Cal State University at San Bernardino - BA in Liberal Studies, Minor in English
  • Cal State University at Fullerton - California State Teaching Credential
  • La Sierra University - SDA Professional Teaching Credential
  • SDE Participant
  • BER Participant
  • South Eastern California Conference - Differentiated Instruction Committee
  • Common Core Math Seminar
Experience:
  • 2017- Current 3rd Grade Teacher Escondido Adventist Elementary
  • 2014- 2017 3/4  Grade Teacher, Escondido Adventist Elementary
  • 2013-2014 2nd Grade Teacher, Escondido Adventist Elementary
  • 2010-2013 3rd Grade Teacher, Oceanside Adventist Elementary
  • 2002-2010 Kindergarten Teacher, Oceanside Adventist Elementary
Hobbies / Interests:
Lately my hobbies and interests have been watching my kids play for EAA's high school sports, or performing for church. When I am not being the cheerleader mom, I enjoy having fun with my family and friends. I have recently taken up jogging and have joined a group of mom's here at EAA to jog every Sunday morning. I also enjoy the beach, reading, and baking.
 
Favorite Bible Text:
Psalm 9:1- I will praise you O Lord with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. 
Isaiah 41:10 – So do not fear for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
 

Recent Posts

 Welcome Back To School! August 23 is the first day! We are going to have a FABULOUS year! See you soon!
Love, Mrs. S.

Last Day of School!

 Have a  wonderful summer families! What a great year it has been! Be safe and keep up your reading! :)
All the best, 
Mrs. S.

Our class website is up and running!

Parents,
Please check out the resources available to you and your child through the "links" section under my page. There you will find our new class website, Schoolrack.com and will be able to see my news for the week and other notes too. Just use our class code that was sent home to sign up!

Calling all Super Heroes of 2nd & 3rd Grade!

I am getting so excited to see all of you! School starts August 19th!
I would love to meet all of you for a SUPER treat at RITA's Italian Ice on August 11th!  Email me for more details. See you soon!
Mrs. S.

Friendship Party- February 13th

Please plan on bringing in friendship notes for all our friends on this day! We have 11 students total. We will celebrate the gift of friendships.

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum Field Trip on Feb. 4!

Please don't forget to have your child dressed in their RED shirts, car seat, and lunch for this day!
Thank you.

Upcoming field trip to Bates Nut Farm

Bates Nut Farm is October 28. Please have your child wear their RED shirts.