We are moving into the second half of the school year and we want to continue sharing our amazing faculty and staff. This week we are highlighting Ms. Jessica Contreras, who has taught in a couple of grades here at St. Viator. Ms. Contreras started this school year, her first with St. Viator, covering Kindergarten for one teacher’s maternity leave. She shifted to a different grade in December, and this January is working as the maternity substitute for the 4th and 5th grades. In particular, she is handling the 4th grade ELA, Reading, and Spelling classes. For this post, Ms. Contreras answered twenty questions so we could get to know her beyond her ability to teach different grade levels. Introducing, Ms. Jessica Contreras!
Ms. Contreras graduated from the University of St. Francis. She has been teaching for the past 11 years, and as mentioned above, this is her first year with St. Viator Elementary School. Reflecting on her years as a teacher she shared that her favorite part of being a teacher is, “building student relationships and watching students grow.” Ms. Contreras is proud to be a teacher, and celebrates her time in the classroom.
Ms. Contreras also shared some of her favorite “stuff”. Her favorite color? Purple. That favorite drink t