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 (12/11-12/15)

Grade 2 Math – This week we will be working on graphing, measuring, addition, and ordering numbers

Grade 3 Math – The Subtraction test will be on 12/11. We will then be finishing up our Multiplication Unit.

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.

Combined Science – Our current unit is on Digestion.

Combined Religion – We will be discussing Christmas.

Grade 2 Social Studies – We are reviewing Unit 1, “We Live Together.”

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

Grade 4 Social Studies – Chapter 4 is on Life in Colonial New York.

Weekly Reminders (12/4-12/8)

*Early Dismissal – 12/11 – 11:45AM – due to Parent Teacher Conferences

*PTO Meeting – 12/12 – 6-7PM