School Phone: 601-853-8103
Welcome to 5th grade ELA for the 2018-19 school year!
5th Grade ELA
This is my first year teaching 5th grade ELA
- 2 years teaching 4th grade ELA
- 1 year ELL
- 5 years teaching overseas in South Korea and Germany
BA in English with a minor in History
BA in Early Childhood Development
Masters of Arts in Teaching
My goals for this upcoming school year include increasing student proficiency and growth and students tracking their own data as learners
About the Teacher
Hi! My name is Michelle Kwasny and I am so excited to be teaching 5th grade ELA this year. This is my fourth year at Highland Elementary and my first year teaching 5th grade ELA. I am originally from Vancouver, Canada and graduated with my Bachelors in English from the University of Victoria. I have a second Bachelors in Child and Family Development and completed my Masters of Teaching this summer from Belhaven. I have taught overseas in Germany and South Korea and am thrilled to now call Mississippi 'home.' I have a wonderful husband of 10 years and 2 beautiful children. Blake will be 5 in September and Hattie is 2.5 years old. We also have 2 dogs - Chopper and Diesel. My hobbies include reading, traveling, camping, and photography.Don't hesitate to contact me for any questions or concerns. Let's have a great year!!