I have been teaching for 23 years - 12 of them at Spruce View School. I have taught Gr. 1, 3, 5, 6 & 8 homeroom, Grade 1-4 Music, Grade 5-8 Band, Math 20-3 and Math 30-3. I have been the Vice Principal at Spruce View for 5 years and am responsible for students with specialized needs and early literacy training and programming. I live on 22 acres near Benalto with my husband and 3 teenage children along with 2 dogs, cats, horses, chickens and sheep.Highlights of the year for me include the annual Christmas Concert, and working with the lunch hour choir who sing each year at the Festival of Trees and at Choir Kids with the Red Deer Symphony. I am teaching Grade 8 math, Grade 5-8 Band, Gr 9 Literacy, & Gr 2 Music for the 2016-2017 school year.