Kristin A. Burch – 3rd grade teacher

  • St. Michael School teacher: 9 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 currently play in the Penn Yan Community Band. I am also a team captain for the Yates County Hope Walk. I am also the secretary for Yates Next Gen and am on the board of directors for the Friends of the Outlet.

Grade 3 News

Curriculum:
Math – Our next chapter is on Subtraction. Their test is on 11/13.
ELA – All year, we will be working on reading, comprehension, grammar, spelling, and writing. We are also working on cursive writing.
3rd Grade Religion – Chapter 4 is “The Church Begins”
2nd Grade Religion – Chapter 3 is on “We Celebrate God’s Love.”
4th Grade Social Studies – Chapter 3 is on “European Explorers.”
3rd Grade Social Studies – Their next unit is on China. Their China Brochure is due on 11/12. Mr. Prather will be teaching this.
3rd Grade Science – Their next unit is on the Oceans. The Science Fair is due on 12/10. Mrs. Zimmer will be teaching this.
Weekly Updates:
*No School – 11/11
*Veterans Day Ceremony – 11/12
*PTO Pizza and Movie Night – 11/14
*Report Cards – 11/15