This is Mrs. Rihs's 17th year teaching in Loudoun County. She has been teaching at Lucketts Elementary for several years and she loves it! Mrs. Rihs taught Kindergarten at Newton-Lee Elementary for 6 years and first grade for five years at Ashburn Elementary.
She is originally from the Western Pennsylvania (and a fan of all Pittsburgh teams!). She moved to Northern Virginia following college graduation. Mrs. Rihs received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and Master’s Degree in Special Education from George Mason University. She became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2014. Mrs. Rihs lives in Lucketts with her husband and two daughters and son. She enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with family and friends.