Bridgeen O'Hanley ~ First GradeB.S. Elementary Education; Salve Regina UniversityA.S. Early Childhood Education CCRIBridgeen began her teaching career at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Bristolwhere she taught third grade for many years. She spent some time staying at homewith her two children Alex and Bridget before returning to the classroom at the Pre-k level.Bridgeen came to St. Luke's in 2014 as the fourth grade teacher and is thrilled to be currentlyteaching 1st!Bridgeen Lives in Bristol with her husband and two children. She is a parishioner of St. Mary'sChurch."Don't worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done."~Philippians 4:6
WELCOME TO FIRST GRADE!
It is an exciting year to learn, explore and engage through a new and exciting curriculum. Other areas of concentration will include; Art, Music, Spanish, Library and Physical Education.
First graders will learn various reading strategies to improve fluency and comprehension as part of the Wonders (McGraw Hill) Literacy series. Math instruction will include number sense, various methods to add and subtract to 20, money, time, geometry and data/graphing.
Our Science/ Social Studies program focuses on plant life, animal habitats, weather, hatching chicks in the Spring and community building.
At the beginning of the year we meet our 7th grade buddies who we sit with at monthly school Masses, as well as fun activities throughout the year!
First grade is a wonderful year to learn and grow through Jesus!