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Hi! My name is Miss Finkel and I am so excited for this upcoming school year at Discovery Elementary! More importantly, I am THRILLED to be your teacher! It’s going to be a fun year full of learning and new adventures. I want to know ALL about you, but first I’m going to tell you a few things about myself.
I was born right here in Loudoun County and am a proud graduate of Loudoun County Public Schools! My fiance, Matt, and I bought a home in Brambleton last summer. We are getting married in June of next year! We live with our adorable two-year old dog, Ellie. How cute is she?!
I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees both from James Madison University - GO DUKES! I earned a Master of Arts in Education in 2015 from JMU.
This will be my seventh year teaching. I have spent all seven years right here at Discovery. I taught third grade for five years and this will be my second year teaching first grade. I adore first graders because they love to learn, make friends, and work hard. I look forward to working with my students to create a safe and comfortable learning environment for all.
Please reach out and introduce yourself. I truly believe in a strong home-school connection and strive for open and honest communication. We are stronger together! I cannot wait to get to know my new group of Finkel Firsties! ☺