Welcome to First Grade!



 Thank you for visiting our Fusion page. You can also find us on Facebook under Mrs. Parks' Classroom.  My name is Sam Parks and I am lucky enough to teach first grade at Hitchcock.  I taught for 7 years in North Omaha for OPS and loved it!  I  now enjoy teaching in the same district where I went to school.  I graduated from UNL with a degree in Elementary Education and a concentration in Special Education. I earned my Masters Degree from Doane College. This will be my 15th year teaching first grade.  I LOVE watching students grow and learn new things throughout the year.

   I married my husband Nathaniel in 2003. We have been blessed with three kids.  Our daughter Keira just turned 8 years old ( and is in 3rd grade here at Hitchcock), Kylie is  5 (and will start kindergarten here) and James is 2 1/2.   They keep us busy, busy, busy and we love every minute of it.   In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and being outdoors. I love love love animals and nature.

    I am looking forward to another great school year!