Meet Miss Genevish!

The newsletter where you learn all about your teacher

Who I Am

Hello! My name is Laura Kate Genevish, but you can call me Miss Genevish (or Miss G!). I am so excited to meet you! I recently graduated from Christopher Newport University right here in Newport News with my Master's degree in Elementary Education, and I spent lots of time studying reading and writing while I was in college.

I have a mom, dad, a younger sister named Bethany, and a pretty tortoiseshell-colored cat named Smudge. In my free time, I like to run, watch movies, read books, go to the pool and beach, and make guacamole! I love anything with flamingos on it (pink is one of my favorite colors), and I love the book The Rainbow Fish.

We have a great year ahead of us! Keep on reading to discover more!

What's Coming Up This Year?

Maths Money Learn Dollar and cents kids Learning Video Animation
We'll be learning all about money soon: how to make change, what different bills and coins represent, and more! Here's a BrainPOP video to get you started thinking! What do you already know about money?
The ancient origins of the Olympics - Armand D'Angour
Did you catch the summer Olympics in Rio this August? Well, we'll be learning all about Ancient Greece this year - including how they created the very first Olympic Games - along with some other neat ancient civilizations!

Student of the Month

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This Could Be You!

Each month, our newsletter will feature a student who has been outstanding. Maybe she displayed great citizenship, or perhaps he completed some stellar work! Keep your eyes open to see who our first Student of the Month will be!

What's Next?

In upcoming newsletters:

Check your email regularly to see pictures of our classroom in action, get updates on new units of study, and read about the Student of the Month! If you'd like to help out in our class, please let me know. Let's make it a great year!


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Olympics video:

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