Kristin A. Burch – 2nd and 3rd grade teacher

  • St. Michael School teacher: 7 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.

2nd and 3rd grade News

Weekly News (2/26-3/2)

Grade 2 Math – This week we will be working on pictographs, comparison symbols, expanded form, and fractions

Grade 3 Math – Our current unit is Geometry.

Grade 2 ELA – Throughout the school year we will be working on phonemic awareness, comprehension, fluency, grammar, and manuscript writing.

Grade 3 ELA – We will be working on comprehension, fluency, grammar, and cursive writing. All of their spelling tests will now be in cursive.

Combined Science – We are currently on our Ocean Unit. The Ocean Animal Project is due on 2/26. Presentations will be on 2/26 and 3/2.

Combined Religion – During Lent, we will be concentrating on the Stations of the Cross.

Grade 2 Social Studies – Unit 2 is on People, Places, and Events.

Grade 3 Social Studies – This will be taught by Mrs. Zimmer. They are currently on a unit about Canada.

Grade 4 Social Studies – We will be starting our Local History Unit. The Local History project is due on 3/29 and presentations will begin on 4/8.

Weekly Reminders (2/26-3/2)

*School resumes – 2/26