• 10 THINGS ABOUT MRS. MCNAMARA

    10. I love to go to the beach with my family.  We love collecting shells, jumping in the waves, and making “drip-drop” castles.

    9. I love to be outside.  My family has a small vegetable garden and this year we grew cucumbers, zucchini, lettuce, and tomatoes.  I also love to take nature walks, go to Sesame Place, and go to playgrounds nearby with my family. 

    8. I love children’s books.  I love reading with my sons before bed. I love visiting the public library and I also love finding books for our classroom library.  

    7. I have a younger brother who is a lot taller than me.  In fact, my brother, my dad, and my husband are all about 6’5”.  

    6. I love music.  We listen to music a lot in my house.  Another nightly routine in my house is listening to Kids Corner on 88.5 WXPN.  My family loves to go to the Philadelphia Folk Festival together.  

    5. I grew up in Ivyland and went to Churchville Elementary School and Richboro Middle School.  I graduated from Council Rock High School (before there was North and South).

    4. I attended Bloomsburg University where I studied special education, elementary education, and early childhood. I went to Arcadia for my Master’s Degree in reading.

    3. I am married and have 2 sons.  William is 7 and will be entering second grade.  Andrew is 5 and will be starting Kindergarten.

    2. This is my 23rd year teaching.  I taught in Maryland in the same town where Cal Ripkin grew up.  Once he came to read to our students. This is my 21st year at Goodnoe.  I have taught Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Fourth Grade, and Fifth Grade. I love teaching and am excited to be returning to First Grade.   

    1. And the number 1 thing you should know about me is...

         I think First Graders are the best!!!

Last Modified on June 27, 2019