Welcome to Kindergarten! Here at PHSSA, our kindergarteners are outside explorers! Students learn through movement, music, and environmental experiences. Kindergarteners go on weekly hikes through Forest Hill Park, where topics discussed in the classroom will be brought to life. Art is another powerful learning tool we implement in kindergarten. This year, your student will be focusing on phonics, number sense, and natural science. We will also put a focus on mindfulness, kindness, and the importance of community.
Emily Evans (firstname.lastname@example.org)-- Mrs. Evans brings over 20 years of teaching experience to our kindergarten team. Most recently she was an Environmental Educator at Maymont’s Nature Center. Prior to that she taught Gifted Ed to third and fourth grade students in Durham, North Carolina. Mrs. Evans has been happy to be back in the classroom and interacting with the entire Patrick Henry community.
Heather Shrader (email@example.com) -- Ms. Shrader loves being a part of the Patrick Henry community. Ms. Shrader grew up in Roanoke and received her B.S. from Radford University and her teaching license from Mary Baldwin College. Now she lives in the Glen Allen area of Henrico with her brother, sister-in-law, and nephew, Trey.
Hannah Yazdgerdi (firstname.lastname@example.org) -- Ms. Yazdgerdi joined the PHSSA team in 2020. She graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2019 with a B.A. in psychology and went on to get her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from CNU in 2020. In her spare time, Ms. Yaz loves to run, hike, go to the beach, travel, and spend time with her family.