Welcome to Mrs. Leonard's Class
Team Teachers Mrs. Muller and Mrs. Leonard
My name is Christina Leonard, and I teach specialized reading, writing, and math for kindergarteners – 2nd graders who have IEPs. This semester Juana Muller will be team teaching in our class as she participates in a CNM program to complete her teaching license. Juana has lots of experience teaching in early childhood and after school programs. She brings great enthusiasm and a love of children. We are going to have a great year!
My Osuna Tiger pride runs deep; this is my 18th year in the classroom and my own three children attended Osuna.
Students come to my class during their regularly scheduled reading or math times from their general education classroom. Children will grow a lot in our class. We are going to work together to help students identify and achieve goals that they set for themselves.
My teaching philosophy is that the key to helping students achieve to their full potential lies in engaging them in meaningful learning activities and giving them a sense of belonging. We celebrate successes in behavior and learning. Good learning behavior supports good learning, so we celebrate both.
To that end, please let me know if your child has any allergies to food; we often celebrate successes with little candies or popcorn or other treats. Please advise if you foresee any problems with this, and we can make alternate arrangements.
Thank you, and I look forward to working with your family this year! Should you ever have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me:
Thank you, Chick Fil-A and Whataburger!
Many of you know I sponsor Tester-rific Club to help students prepare for standardized tests. Students meet twice a week before school to work on reading, math, and testing strategies. But did you know Whataburger on Candelaria and Eubank and Chick Fil-A on Wyoming alternate to provide hot breakfast for students on Friday mornings? Students love these breakfast treats and they are fueled up for a morning of skills review and strategy practice! THANK YOU Chick Fil-A and Whataburger! Parents, please remember to support these businesses who so graciously support our students!
In Our Classroom...
We are kind.
We work hard.
These two expectations drive everything we do each day.
Kindergarten ELA (English Language Arts) 8:05-8:50
2nd grade ELA 8:05-8:50, recess, then 9:05-9:50
1st grade ELA 9:05-10:35
1st grade math 10:45-11:00, lunch, then 11:30-12:45
Kindergarten math 11:30-12:00
2nd grade math 10:45-11:30, lunch, then 12:00-12:45