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Meet Our Team
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Left to Right: Mrs. Brooks, Ms. Saunders, Mrs. Teegarden, Mrs. Miller

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Mrs. Brooks graduated from ODU with a BS degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and M.Ed. in Elementary Education.  She has taught for 13 years in Campbell County.  She is married and has 4 sons.  She enjoys spending time with her family, playing softball and reading.

Mrs. Miller graduated from Radford University in 2004 with a BS in Elementary Education (PreK-6th grade).  She also has an endorsement to teach children who are gifted.  This is Mrs. Miller's 12th year teaching, and her third year teaching at AES.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters, attending church, and visiting the local library.

Ms. Rose Saunders
Ms. Saunders graduated from Altavista High School and Longwood College with a BS in Early Childhood Education.  She has taught for 34 years in Campbell County.  She enjoys reading and spending time with her 3 children.

Mrs. Teegarden graduated from Old Dominion University with a BS in Elementary/Middle School Education, and Lynchburg College with a M.Ed. in Reading Education.  She has taught for 24 years; the last 16 years have been at Altavista Elementary.  She and her husband have 2 sons, and a daughter-in-law.  They enjoy spending time together boating, traveling and attending football games.
Upcoming Grade-Level Events

December 2018:

Monday-Friday:  December 3rd-7th Christmas Shop
Monday:  Saunders
Tuesday:  Miller
Wednesday:  Teegarden
Thursday:  Brooks
Friday:  Makeup day

Wednesday, December 5th:  K MAP Reading Testing

Thursday, December 13th:  7:00 PTO

Thursday, December 19th:  End of 2nd nine weeks
Kindergarten Christmas Fun 
2 hour early dismissal 

Thursday, December 20th-Tuesday, January 1st:  Winter Break 








Classroom to Home Connections

The partnership between parents and teachers is an essential part of a child's education.  Try any of the following activities to extend your kindergartner's learning beyond the classroom. 

Reading ~ Read a story each night as part of a bedtime routine.  Talk about illustrations and story events that spark your child's interest.
Math ~ Post a monthly calendar on your refrigerator. Discuss the date and upcoming important events. Discover triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares in everyday items.  During play time create patterns with colored blocks and other toys.
Science ~ Encourage your child to use his/her five senses (taste, touch, smell, hearing, and sight) to make discoveries about new foods at dinner time.
Social Studies ~  Spend time in our community.  Visit the library.  Learn the location of our volunteer fire department or police department.  Work with your child to learn the words to the Pledge of Allegiance.T

Reminders:

Please check your child's "daily folder" nightly for any notes or important information that has been sent home by your child's teacher. 

Please also check the orange Monday folder for  any important notices from the office.
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Kelly Miller,
Sep 4, 2017, 11:57 AM