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First Grade

Name: Kristene Stariha
First Year Teaching: 2012
Hometown: Wascott, WI 
What I like best about teaching: I like that it is always interesting and no 2 days are the same.


Name: Jenn DeMartino
First Year Teaching: 2005
Hometown: Cottage Grove, Minnesota
What I like best about teaching: It's so fun to see how much the students grow throughout the year, in height and in knowledge!





Name: Erin Vanderport
First Year Teaching: Before I came to Piedmont, I taught at St. John's Elementary School, Laura MacArthur Elementary School, Piedmont Elementary School until it closed, Rockridge Elementary School until it closed, Merritt Academy,and then at New Piedmont as soon as it opened.
Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota
What I like best about teaching: I just love the kids! I enjoy the families too. I love how our classroom becomes like a big family ourselves. I get a lot of satisfaction from helping each child learn and grow. I like to help them do well in the future by giving them a good start.