Say Hello to Ms. Mazur!

Ms. Jeanette Mazur, one of our two Second Grade teachers, is the next St. Viator Elementary School Teacher up for introduction. This is Ms. Mazur’s first year teaching at St. Viator Elementary School, and she is another teacher who completed her degree in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ms. Mazur graduated from Northeastern Illinois University, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education in the spring of 2020. She told us that “[she] had to complete student teaching virtually!” When asked about her favorite aspect of teaching, Ms. Mazur shared, “I love how no two days are alike :)”. When speaking specifically about St. Viator Elementary School, Ms. Mazur shared a common theme: “I love the sense of community and how tight-knit the whole school is at St. Viator.”

Here are her answers to our other questions:

What is your favorite color?

Blue, ANY and EVERY shade of blue

What is your favorite food?

Tacos

What is your favorite holiday?

It’s a tie between Halloween and the Fourth of July

When is your birthday?

December 15

Do you have any hidden talents?

Just being an everyday superhero and navigating my first year of teaching through Covid-19.

What is your favorite drink to get your morning started?

Coffee

Anything you can tell us about your family or pets?

I have ALL females in my family! I have 3 sisters and 2 nieces, no brothers or nephews! I also have 2 eleven year old yorkie-poos since birth, Levi and Clark. They are the light of my life!

Do you have any hobbies?

I love hiking and the outdoors

What is something you wish the parents of your students knew?

How each child is truly unique, talented, and wonderful! :)

What is the most helpful thing a parent can do for your class this year?

Helping with eLearning, because it takes a village for eLearning to really work.

What professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

Navigating a brand new career through Covid-19.

What is your favorite book?

The Sun Also Rises

Who is your favorite author?

Ernest Hemingway

If you weren’t a teacher, what profession would you choose?

A veterinarian

Who is your hero?

My father

What extracurricular activities are you involved in at St. Viator?

I am part of the LEAP team at St. Viator.

We hope you have enjoyed reading about Ms. Jeanette Mazur. She is another teacher that the St. Viator Elementary School Community is grateful for, and we are pleased to introduce her to all of you.

If you are interested in learning more about St. Viator Elementary School, please visit our website at https://www.stviatorchicago.org/. We will continue highlighting our newest teachers and posting those on the website, so keep checking in to read more about our staff. St. Viator Elementary School is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Please contact us at 773-545-2173 or email mtiritilli@stviatorchicago.org for more information, to request an application, or to schedule a private tour.

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