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LWitcher

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Lia Witcher WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: English Kindergarten ECE DID YOU KNOW: Did you know that I am an avid reader? I love literature, art, film, writing, and photography. Even my cats love to curl up and help me read! WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love how generous of spirit everyone is at Allenby. My […]

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E. Twyford

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Elise Twyford WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Kindergarten Teacher DID YOU KNOW: I love animals and wish I had a pet snake (but my daughter, Evelyn, won’t let me get one—”too scary”). WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: Everyone—staff, students and community have been very welcoming. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I can speak a little […]

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VLucero

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Veronica Lucero WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: I teach Core French to grades 4 to 6. DID YOU KNOW: I’m a hockey mom! WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love how much French we speak at Allenby. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I enjoy gardening and travelling, but I don’t get to do it as often […]

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SKonjhodzic

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Sanela Konjhodzic WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: I teach music. DID YOU KNOW: I was born and raised in Yugoslavia, and I speak Serbian! WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the sense of a supportive community here at Allenby. Everyone is very positive, and it’s a pleasure to be in such a welcoming environment every day. SOMETHING […]

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GailZuill

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Gail Zuill WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: I teach Junior Kindergarten. DID YOU KNOW: I have run 18 marathons, including 7 Boston Marathons? WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the energy and smiling faces I see enter the school everyday! SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: This is my 23rd year teaching at Allenby!

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Teresa Salerno

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Teresa Salerno WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 2 French immersion DID YOU KNOW: I lived in France for one year. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY:  So far coming to Allenby has been absolutely wonderful! The staff, students, and families are all energetic and kind. I feel so lucky to be a teacher here and can’t wait to connect […]

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MLine

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Melissa Line WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: SK French immersion DID YOU KNOW: I love animals of all kinds, including everything from dogs and cats to rabbits, rats, snakes, and beyond. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: Everything! SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ME: I lived in New Brunswick for several years.

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Caroline Dobkin Kurtz

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Caroline Dobkin Kurtz WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Drama and Dance teacher DID YOU KNOW: I took a thrilling helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon, and I’ve hiked in the Valley of Fire State Park. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I tell all my friends that I love teaching at Allenby because I have the best students! I […]

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AGlendadakis

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Angie Glendadakis WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Grade 1 French DID YOU KNOW: I travel to Europe every summer with my family. I speak five languages. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the students, staff, and families at Allenby. The students are awesome and try their best to succeed in school. SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT […]

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LauraFrew

Getting to Know the Allenby Staff

NAME: Laura Frew WHAT IS YOUR POSITION: Special Education Teacher—French/English DID YOU KNOW: I lived and taught in Bermuda. WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ALLENBY: I love the true sense of community that you get from Allenby. Parents, community volunteers, students, and staff all working together to achieve excellence in academic achievement, character, citizenship, leadership, and engagement. SOMETHING YOU […]

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