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 (9/18-9/22)

Grade 2 Math – This week we will be comparing numbers, learning the basics of area, and doing I-Ready.

Grade 3 Math – We will be working on addition and subtraction facts, solid figures, Venn diagrams, pictographs, bar graphs, and doing I-Ready.

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 manuscript writing.

Combined Science – The Scientific Method test will be on 9/20.

Combined Religion – Our first chapter is “God Sends Us His Son.”

Grade 2 Social Studies – We will continue with “At Home and School.”

Grade 3 Social Studies – This will be taught by Mrs. Zimmer. They are currently on a Map Skills Unit. Remember to study your continents and oceans!

Grade 4 Social Studies – Our first lesson is “The Land of NY.” They will also be receiving a NYS Map. They will have weekly quizzes on this map. Spelling will not count until October.

Weekly Reminders (9/4-9/8)

*Group Picture being taken on 9/20

*Class picture and individual pictures taken on 9/21

*Band forms for Grade 3 due 9/21