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2nd Grade

Welcome to Second Grade!

Mrs. James

I started teaching fourth grade at DeBerry in 1990 for seven years and then taught first grade at at Homer  Street School for seven years. I have taught first and second grade at Kensington International since 2004.

College: Holyoke Community College and Westfield State

Interests outside of school: Playing the piano, traveling to Cape Cod, gardening, cooking and shopping.

I hope I can instill a love of learning, (especially reading,) in every child and to teach kindness and peace.

Mrs. Monroe-

I started teaching at Kensington International School in 1995. I have taught Grades 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Graduated from UMASS Amherst

AIC-Master’s Degree- Special Education

Interests outside of school: spending time with friends and family, cooking, shopping, and dancing

Hope and Dream: I hope all my students are kind to each other and try their best!

Mrs. Goldsmith

I started teaching in 1998.

College: Westfield State College and Lesley College

Interests outside of school: Knitting, crochet, and hanging out with my dogs.

I hope to provide experiences for all children to grow their skills and allow for personal growth of social skills in a safe environment.

Mrs. Casey

30 years teaching  Reading Intervention

Graduated from Westfield State University

Master’s Degree- Westfield State University in Reading 

Interests outside of school: 

Spending time with family and friends
Watching sports and attending sports events
Travel and going to the beach
Going to eat at restaurants, going to the movies
Visiting my children in college

Hopes and Dreams: I hope that each student will be able to grow in all academic areas especially in reading. I wish that every student feels safe and comfortable here.

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