Kristin A. Burch – 3rd and 4th grade teacher

  • St. Michael School teacher: 8 years
  • Colleges attended: SUNY Cortland – BA childhood education; SUNY Cortland – Graduate degree in Math and Science education.

I have been a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church all my life. I was an altar server as a child, became a Eucharistic Minister, played flute in the church choir, and was the Kindergarten religion education instructor from 2003-2005. I also received the Hands of Christ award through of Diocese of Rochester in 2005. I am also an alumni of St. Michael’s School. I graduated in 1998.

Community involvement: I am an active community member. I have been volunteering at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital since 1996. I volunteered at Penn Yan Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps as a Certified First Responder from 2002-2009. I currently play in the Penn Yan Community Band since 2004. I am also been a team captain for the Yates County Hope Walk.

3rd and 4th grade News

Week of September 24th:

3rd Grade ELA – We will be working on comprehension, vocabulary, phonics, spelling, and manuscript writing.

4th Grade ELA – We will be working on comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, and cursive writing.

3rd Grade Math – The month of September we will be reviewing 2nd grade material, along with Addition and Subtraction.

4th Grade Math – Our first unit is on Place Value.

3rd and 4th Grade Science – This will be taught by Mrs. Zimmer. Their Scientific Method test is on 9/24 and their Science Fair topics are due on 9/26.

3rd Grade Social Studies – This will be taught by Mr. Prather. Their first unit is on Map Skills. They will also need to start studying the continents and oceans.

4th Grade Social Studies – The first chapter is The Land of New York.

2nd Grade Religion – The first chapter is Jesus is the Son of God.

3rd and 4th Grade Religion – The first chapter is The Church Teaches Us.

Weekly Reminders:

*Open House – 9/25 – 6-7pm