Ms Chadzutko is one of two new Grade 4 classroom teachers starting in September. Since many people are always curious about the “new teacher,” I thought I would continue or annual informal interview with new hires so the community can begin to get to know them.
1. What makes you excited about coming to the Lane School?
I am excited about coming to the Lane School because I already feel welcome as a part of the school community. Everyone I met has been willing and happy to answer all of my questions and help me in any way they can. It will be great to be a part of such a friendly teaching staff!
2. What is your favorite memory from when you were in grade 4 as a kid?
When I was in the 4th grade, we had a class mascot which was a Beanie Baby named Curlie. Everyone in the class got to take him home for a weekend and we would see what adventures he would go on. He got to go to so many interesting places!
3. What made you want to be a teacher?
I didn’t think about being a teacher until I was nearing the end of high school. I had always loved reading and English but I had an awesome teacher who made the work we did challenging and exciting. I decided that I wanted to be someone who could make learning fun and exciting too.
4. Tell us one thing we would be surprised to know about you?
I love to travel to different parts of the United States and go hiking and kayaking. I have been to 31 states so far and hope to travel to all 50 someday.
5. What have you been reading this summer?
I have been trying to catch up on all of the books I wanted to read during the school year. I just finished “I am Malala” and am starting some of the classics this week.
6. What is the highlight of your summer so far?
I haven’t done anything too exciting yet but in two weeks I will be going to Maine and hiking Mt. Katahdin which is the tallest mountain in Maine. Some parts of the trail to the summit are only 3 feet wide!!!