This is Mrs. Heyligers' 10th year teaching first grade at Woodside Avenue School.  She received +30 credits above her Masters Degree through the College of New Jersey.  Mrs. Heyligers attended Bank Street College of Education in New York City to attain her Masters in Education.  As an undergraduate, she attended Syracuse University where she majored in Child and Family Studies and minored in Sociology.  

First Grade Philosophy:
This year the First Grade Teachers hope to bring to your children a passion for learning.  Beyond teaching them the academics, they wish to teach them persistence and perseverance so that they have the tools to tackle all of life's challenges.  They want them to learn that hard work will help them achieve their goals, and enthusiasm makes all work FUN!