5th Grade

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June 5, 2020

Dear Columbus Academy Parents,

This past Tuesday, June 2nd, our CA counselors held a Zoom discussion entitled “Summertime Thrive: Resources Promoting Social and Emotional Wellness for CA Students and Families.” Parents from all three divisions participated, and our counselors did a wonderful job of sharing this valuable information. Many thanks to everyone for taking time to participate in this important discussion.

Click here for powerpoint slides and resources from the discussion. A special shout-out to Shaun Ditty, Shekyra DeCree, and Suzanne Ritter for lending their expertise and guidance to the CA community.

In Viking Spirit,
Tracie & Joyce
2020-21 PACA Co-Presidents

Tracie Klinefelter (Lauren ’22 & Alli ’24)
Joyce Masek (Maria ’24 & Mark ’28)

Contacts and Links

5th GradeTeachers:
Robby Simpson (A) Room LC100
Vanessa Taglia (B) Room LC101
Shannon O’Connor (C) Room LC201
Lauren Shuneson (D) Room LC202

LS PACA Parents – Candice Singleton & Jen Neviaser (Open MyBackpack for contact information)

Lower School Staff
Mark Hansen,  Head of Lower School, Room D103
Gabrielle Farrenkopf, Director of Early Childhood Program and Student Services, Room D101
Paul Kegelmayer, Director of Academic Programs, Room D100A
Shaun Ditty, Lower School Counselor, Room D102
Michelle Saling, Assistant to the Head of Lower School, Room D100

All Lower School Teachers & Staff profiles/contact information

Additional Quick Reference Links

PACA Division and Grade Parents

LS Home page

Viking Corner

Resource Links