Pre-Kindergarten teacher Ms. Joan Hill- Dashiell has been selected as Greenwood Elementary School’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. She has completed twenty years of service in Somerset County Public Schools. For 14 of those years she taught second and third grades at both Princess Anne Elementary School and Greenwood Elementary School. Ms. Hill-Dashiell is a Somerset County native born and reared in Crisfield, MD by her parents John and Regina Hill. She graduated from Crisfield High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Sojourner-Douglass College in Human Growth and Development and a Master’s in Education in School Counseling from Wilmington University. She said, “I believe every child can learn and that learning should be engaging and fun.” For her, Pre-Kindergarten students learn through play and it is very instrumental to their development. In addition, Ms. Hill-Dashiell stated, “I believe that having a positive attitude and a lifelong love for learning make my classroom an enjoyable learning environment.” Regarding her love for teaching she said, “It is a gift that I get to do what I love.”
Students who are recognized by GES faculty and staff as getting caught reading have their names put on announcements and get to choose from our Reading Specialist's treasure box.
In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd, our school will be participating in “Read Across Greenwood” for the month of March. We are encouraging our students to read 30 minutes for 30 days, by filling out the reading log that was sent home or clicking on above wording "Read Across Greenwood" to print your own copy. At the end of the month, students should return their completed log and be treated to a special reading event at our school.
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Greenwood Elementary's spelling bee was be held on Friday, January 27th, at 9:00 a.m. for students in grades 3-5. Fifth grader, Alexis Brown (pictured on the left) was chosen to represent our school at the regional spelling bee at UMES on Saturday, March 5th, at 10:00 a.m. Aniyah Jones (pictured on the right) was chosen as the First Runner up in the competition.
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