Sarah LoredoGreeting Raven parents. This marks my 12th year here at FHR. Since I came to work at this school, much change has happened. I was the only ELL teacher, covering grades K-5 EL for 5 years. Then I worked exclusively with K-ELL for five years. These past two years, I worked with some of the K classes and fully supported 5th grade, specially working with the newcomers, instructing in reading by leading small groups, and co-laboring with Mrs. Bucynski's class during math. Prior to coming to work at FHR, I was a Guilford Gator for five years. Before that, I was a Spartan at Broad Run High School for five years as well. I graduated from Shenandoah University in 2012 with a Masters in the Science of Teaching Reading. I obtained my undergraduate and ELL Certification at George Mason University (1987/2003). I am looking forward to the school year 2019/2020 to co-teaching and working with the fifth grade ELL students and supporting Kindergarten EL students as needed. I am blessed and proud to be the mother of three beautiful daughters, and step-grandmother (abuela) of two adorable kids. My husband and I reside in Leesburg, where in my spare time, I work on my vegetable and my bee gardens. We are highly active at our local church, where I help with interpreting and translating books into Spanish. We are looking to great adventures this summer break!Lily LindquistYen WharenMs. Yen was born in Vietnam, but grew up in Houston, Texas. While working on her MA in education, she was a science lab and remedial reading teacher in Houston for five years. Ms. Yen then moved to DC where she served as an instructional coach for nine years. During this time, she attended The George Washington University and earned her Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction. She has also received teaching grants and fellowships that have led her around the world. This is Ms. Yen's third year at FHR as a third grade English Language teacher. She is over the moon about serving the students of her community!
Jennifer Thompson holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the State University of New York at Albany. This will be her fourteenth year teaching English Language Learners. She taught ELL in North Carolina for one year and then came to Virginia, where she worked for Fairfax County Public Schools before joining Loudoun County. Helping students reach their full potential is Ms. Thompson’s passion and she is looking forward to a wonderful year at Frances Hazel Reid Elementary School.