Being a Third Grader at PHSSA...
T ransition from Lower to Upper School
H eightened Expectations
I ncreased Independence
R igor and Responsibility
D edicated Teachers
G ardens Upkeep (Butterfly and Victory)
R eal Life Experiences to Learn Necessary Skills
A ctive Learning Environment
D ance, Sing, Laugh, Learn
E volution of Learning, Social, and Life Skills
INFO to come!
Third Grade Fundraising Team
Third grade is planning a trip to the aquarium in Baltimore in the Spring and need to raise funds to support this trip. Please contact Ms. Peyton if you are interested in coordinating/implementing fundraising for this trip - firstname.lastname@example.org
Copying -- Mondays and Fridays 10:00 am-12:00 pm (or as available)
Technology monitor/assistance -- Wednesdays beginning at 9 am
Filing -- Tuesdays (as available)
Lunch monitors -- daily 11:30 am -12:30 pm
THIRD GRADE TEACHERS
Charlotte Flannagan (email@example.com) -- Mrs. Flannagan attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she received a B.I.S in Liberal Studies for Elementary Education and a Master’s of Teaching. Mrs. Flannagan completed her student teaching at PHSSA and instantly fell in the love with the school. She is so excited to return this year as a member of the third grade team! She grew up right outside of Richmond in Charles City County. Some of her favorite things are reading, writing, the beach, spending time with family, and her dogs.
Tomondra Peyton (firstname.lastname@example.org) -- Mrs. Peyton attended Howard University where she studied English in coordination with Education, then continued her education at VCU where she received her BS in Sociology and her Master's in Teaching. When not in the classroom, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and extended family. She is an active sports mom and event planner. Some of her favorite things include traveling, turtles, shopping, and the beach. She looks forward to upcoming opportunities to continue sharing her love of education with the students and families in the PHSSA community.
Trinity Swift (email@example.com) -- Ms. Swift graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Liberal Studies for Early and Elementary Education Cum Laude and a Masters of Teaching. She completed her student teaching at PHSSA and shortly after started teaching first grade. After teaching first grade for a year and a half, Ms. Swift moved on to teach third grade. This November will mark her third year teaching. She's had lots of experience working with children through volunteering, mentoring, and tutoring the youth of Richmond City Public Schools. She enjoys arts and crafts, traveling, trying new foods, shopping and most importantly spending time with family and friends!
Deborah Price, Third Grade Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) -- Ms. Price is a graduate of Norfolk State University with a B.S in Mass Communications. She has a deep passion for children which has lead to her teaching and training families in the Richmond area through the Juvenile Justice System. In her spare time, she loves to travel internationally, write, and bake her famous cheesecakes.