4-5 Learning Community


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    Kristy Kowalczykhttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/kristy_kowalczyk.aspxhttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/kristy_kowalczyk.aspx{bb9ea5bd-51eb-4046-b4c3-272094f6a2d3}Kristy KowalczykTEACHERGP0|#3e0a92e2-c13d-4fe6-b05d-f38bff7e7309;L0|#03e0a92e2-c13d-4fe6-b05d-f38bff7e7309|4th grade;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#07b53fa8-c2a8-4f4d-9b2a-5d157a6d7826;GPP|#fcb3d91a-5cf6-4a61-a3a4-04ac8b9fba73;GPP|#4d055820-42d8-4f9b-843d-27bc329df1ff720-561-3846kristy.kowalczyk@bvsd.orgRoom 34​​My name is Kristy Kowalczyk and I am the teacher who has been teaching at Creekside the longest! I am teaching fourth grade with Traci Dunnuck. This is my twenty ninth year of teaching, twenty four of those years have been here at Creekside. I’ve mostly taught fourth grade during all those years. I was raised in Michigan and received my degree in Elementary Education at Michigan State University. I moved to Colorado in 1981 to start my teaching career. I have been married since 1987 and I have two teenagers, Georgia and Wyatt. Fourth graders are the best because they are ready to be independent learners, plus they make me giggle! Creekside is amazing because of all its diversity.<br>
    Mary Strinehttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/mary_strine.aspxhttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/mary_strine.aspx{bb9ea5bd-51eb-4046-b4c3-272094f6a2d3}Mary StrineTEACHERGP0|#16bece83-9589-49bd-9f15-61a69f81fa11;L0|#016bece83-9589-49bd-9f15-61a69f81fa11|5th grade;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#07b53fa8-c2a8-4f4d-9b2a-5d157a6d7826;GPP|#fcb3d91a-5cf6-4a61-a3a4-04ac8b9fba73;GPP|#4d055820-42d8-4f9b-843d-27bc329df1ff720-561-3824mary.strine@bvsd.orgRoom 33https://20162017mrsstrines5thgradeclass.shutterfly.com/, https://20162017mrsstrines5thgradeclass.shutterfly.com/​My name is Mary Strine and I’ve been at Creekside for 18 years. I did a job share in fourth grade with Kristy Kowalczyk for 8 years, taught third for 8 years and am now in fifth grade. This is my third year as a fifth grade teacher. I have my M.A. in Bilingual Education from CU. I love teaching and I think I found my niche in fifth grade. I have run the Chess Club for over ten years, and a Chess Travel team for three years. I’ve been the teacher lead for the Garden to Table for over eight years. I enjoy running many after school activities and think Creekside has the best parents in the district. I have a passion for ice hockey and coach a disabled team as well as play on many women’s teams. GO COUGARS!​<br>
    Traci Dunnuckhttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/traci_dunnuck.aspxhttp://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/traci_dunnuck.aspx{bb9ea5bd-51eb-4046-b4c3-272094f6a2d3}Traci DunnuckTEACHERGP0|#3e0a92e2-c13d-4fe6-b05d-f38bff7e7309;L0|#03e0a92e2-c13d-4fe6-b05d-f38bff7e7309|4th grade;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#07b53fa8-c2a8-4f4d-9b2a-5d157a6d7826;GPP|#fcb3d91a-5cf6-4a61-a3a4-04ac8b9fba73;GPP|#4d055820-42d8-4f9b-843d-27bc329df1ff720-561-3827traci.dunnuck@bvsd.orgRoom 36<p>​​</p>