Carrie MaierhoferMrs. Maierhofer’s 4th Grade
Hometown? I grew up in Dayton, OH. My whole family still lives there, so I go back as much as I can to visit!
Why teaching? I get to share my love of learning with kids every day!
Alma Mater? I graduated from Saint Mary’s College with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After my undergrad, I went on to University of Dayton, where I earned a Master’s in Education.
Biggest risk you’ve taken? The biggest risk I’ve ever taken was rafting on the Nile River during a huge rainstorm!
Favorite author? I love Roald Dahl!
Favorite Noise? My favorite noise is the sound of gravel crunching under feet.
Favorite sport to play? My favorite sport to play is soccer.
Favorite board game? My friends and I love to play a game called Bag of Nouns. A friend of mine learned the game in his high school Spanish class!
Hobbies? During my free time I enjoy listening to music, reading, and going to spinning or yoga classes.
Dream vacation destination? I would love to visit all 7 continents! I’ve been 4 of the 7 so far. I’d like to check South America off of my list by visiting Argentina!
Steve ReplogleHometown? Battle Creek, Michigan Why Teaching? I think children are people at their best – innocent, smart, fun, thoughtful, creative, caring.
What music do you enjoy? Bob Dylan and the Beatles. For modern music, I like the Flobots, Over the Rhine, OK Go, Esperanza Spalding. For older music, I love the Chieftains and the Clancy Brothers.
Hobbies? Artwork – I love to doodle, draw, and paintHidden talent? I sing tenor in a choir Hero or Heroine? Jack Kirby, the creator of Captain America and so many other great comics Favorite moment teaching? My next writing lesson, I think, is always going to be my favorite Favorite Sport to play? Four-square