By Kelly Carter, Holly Hickey, Antonio Sanchez, and Anna Weidner (High School students)
We want to welcome our newest students: the kindergartners! We wanted to get a glimpse inside the kindergarten classrooms, so we’ve interviewed Mrs. Tubbs, who has been teaching for thirty-three
years, and five-year-old Jeremy, one of her students. Here’s what they had to say.
Mrs. Tubbs, who decided to pursue teaching after teaching Sunday school and being told by one of her own teachers she’d make a good teacher, says the best thing about being a teacher is when she
sees kids finally grasp a concept. “It’s that spark of recognition in their eyes that reminds me why I do what I do,” she says.
Now let’s hear from a kindergartener himself. When asked what he likes about Mrs. Tubbs’s class, Jeremy says, “Having recess.” He also likes getting treats at the end of the day. A typical day, he
says, consists of Bible and art. Other unique features? “Reading cards and bend ladders. We also learn about lunch.” Finally, when asked what he looks forward to this year, he exclaimed, “The book