What we're curious about
At today’s All-School Opening Chapel, Head of School Jeff Zemsky shared the following meditation. At the conclusion of Chapel, all students and faculty gathered around the flagpole in front of the CE Building for our traditional flag-raising ceremony- led this year by senior Willem Parent ’20 and first-grader Savannah M. ’31.
Familiar Faces in New Places Mrs. Shea Andriko Mrs. Andriko will be moving into the Grade 2 classroom. Last year, Shea joined the Lower School faculty in several exciting capacities including early childhood librarian, literacy coach, and classroom teacher support. Mrs. Andriko previously taught in the Fairfax County Public Schools of Virginia. At White Oaks Elementary, Mrs. Andriko taught kindergarten for five years, three of those as team leader. In that role, she trained and implemented a reading and writing Units of Study workshop model, designed differentiated work-stations through EnVision math and Fountas and Pinnell Phonics, and utilized positive classroom community strategies using Responsive Classroom methodology. A graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education and Minor in Special Education.
Señora Veronica Guevara Sra. Veronica Guevara arrives at Moravian to be our new Spanish Humanities teacher in the Lower and Middle School. She will create a new course of studies for the post-immersion students starting in fifth grade, be a co-leader for a fifth-grade post-immersion homeroom, and teach two sections of seventh grade Spanish. Veronica is excited to join the MA community and comes with a wealth of experience, including previous positions teaching Spanish for over 22 years at three independent schools. She is a passionate teacher with deep experience writing curriculum. At previous schools, she also served as the Middle School Innovative Mentor Teacher and planned and developed a middle school cultural exchange program. She has led numerous international student trips to Spanish-speaking countries around the world.