Team 6-1

Welcome to Team 6-1!

Mrs Cwinski - Language Arts, Applied Study Skills, Team Leader

I have been teaching in the St. Charles school district for twenty years.  I received my Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University, a Master’s in Teaching at Aurora University and a Master's in School Counseling from Concordia University.   When I am not teaching, I love spending time with my husband and two daughters, Madelyn and Marley and our puppy, Mickey.  My hobbies include running, shopping, reading and photography.  I love working with 6th graders and look forward to the exciting year ahead. Welcome to Wredling!

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Phone - 331-228-6156

Mrs. Gupta - Social Studies, Careers in Technology

I grew up in a suburb of Toronto, Canada.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Kent State University in Ohio and a Master’s degree in Education from DePaul University in Chicago.  This is my fourteenth year teaching at Wredling Middle School.  I live in St. Charles with my husband, son Keshav and daughter, Alanna.  My hobbies include skiing, tennis, reading with my book club, watching any sporting event and traveling to far off lands.

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Phone - 331-228-5828

Mrs. Kocmond- Science, PLTW

I grew up in Wilmette, Illinois and received my Bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University and Master’s degree in Education from Aurora University. This is my thirteenth year teaching at Wredling Middle School. I live in St. Charles with my husband and raised three children Kevin, Katie (both live in Chicago) and Matt (lives in Houston). I have a golden retriever named Mason and a black cat named Payton. During my free time, I enjoy going on vacations with my family, skiing, boating, gardening, reading and going for long walks with Mason.

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Phone - 331-228-5846

Mrs. Schmitt- Math, Study Skills

In addition to teaching sixth grade math at Wredling, I stay busy with my three children , Allayne, Clayton, and Drew.  I have lived in St. Charles with her husband for 25 plus years.  Before settling in St. Charles, Mrs. Schmitt resided in Elgin, Addison, Edwardsville, and St. Rose, Illinois.  I received my Bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois and my Master’s degree from Northern Illinois.  When not busy at Wredling, I find time to attend baseball games.

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Phone - 331-228-5883