Welcome to Room 204
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Mrs. Anne Flynn


St. Charles Borromeo School
2016-2017

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"Let the children come to me;
do not prevent them,
for the kingdom of God
belongs to such as these.
Amen, I say to you,
whoever does not accept the kingdom
of God like a child will not enter it."

Then he embraced them and blessed them, placing his hands on them.


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Mark 10: 14-16

 


St Charles Borromeo School

About the Teacher
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I was born, baptized, and raised in the faith community at St. Charles Borromeo.

Mr. Flynn & I were even married here! Mr. Flynn is a retired Naval Aviator and commercial pilot. He is currently working in the Information Technology field. He is my rock! Mr. Flynn is always willing to share his time & talent behind-the-scenes, and even visits the classroom on occasion.

My own education includes a B.A. degree from the College of St. Benedict and an M.A. degree in education from the College of St. Catherine. I have also earned Elementary Science Education Certification from Hamline University.

I owned my own child care business, and worked in the design field prior to becoming a teacher.

This is my sixteenth year of fulltime teaching at St. Charles Borromeo and I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to serve our faith community, you, and your children as teacher.

Feedback is of utmost importance. Both positive and negative comments would be much appreciated. Please feel free to speak with me or to leave a voice message any time...even teachers need to learn !!

It is my goal to see to it that each student is fully engaged, challenged, and respected in the classroom. I have high expectations for the students academically, socially, and spiritually.

I am looking forward to a productive, creative, and enjoyable year together.

Expectations
What you can expect from me as a teacher

• To model an enthusiasm for learning.
• To create a positive and nurturing environment for students.
• To provide curriculum that is interesting, relevant and purposeful.
• To encourage and enlighten students and develop a `can do' attitude.
• To respect students' independence by allowing adequate time and space for their social interactions.
• To provide and monitor activities integrating reading, writing, listening and speaking skills which give students valuable practice with language.
• To keep parents informed and involved in classroom life.
• To raise open-ended questions which will develop students' thinking skills and lead them to make appropriate decisions.
• To help students in their spiritual, moral and ethical growth by allowing them to safely express their difficulties and to suggest possible solutions.

What I expect of my students:

• To express ideas.
• To listen to and accept and respect the ideas of others.
• To work cooperatively with others.
• To interact with materials, the environment and others.
• To ask questions and seek information and strategies to answer those questions.
• To absorb as much language as possible through reading, writing, listening and speaking.

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August 28, 2016