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    Mrs. Massaro ~ First Grade Teacher
     
     
     
     
     
     
    This is my 7th year of teaching.

     


    I was born in.... 

    Reading, Pennsylvania



    I went to school/college....

    Bethel Elementary / Tulpehocken H.S./ Penn State University / Wilkes University



    My family.... 

    I'm married to my husband Frank for 21 years.  I have 2 daughters, Paige (19) and Chloe (17)

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    When I was in elementary school.... 

    The Rubix Cube, Cabbage Patch Dolls, and Swatch Watches were the biggest fads.  I still have the reward bookmarks that my 2nd grade teacher gave me for memorizing my multiplication tables.  In third grade I remember that my reading group was named Sox.



    If I were not a teacher....

    I would love to live in an another country for a year.

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    I became a teacher because....

    I want to inspire and motivate students to become life-long learners. 


    My favorite teacher was....

    Miss Ziegler, my second grade teacher.  She was patient and kind.   She was very artistic and made her students handmade cards and bookmarks.


    I am interested in....

    traveling and short-term missions trips.  I love to see other countries and to meet people of different cultures.

     
    My favorite sports teams are the Philadelphia Eagles.
     

    My favorite movies are A Walk to Remember, Pride and Prejudice, The Proposal, and 27 Dresses.



    I love to vacation....

    In a beach front house in the Outer Banks.  I also love to visit NYC and Washington DC

     

    My favorite food.... 

     I love shrimp, rare tuna and sushi.  My favorite indulgences are white chocolate and T.J. Rockwell's Rhinofries.  



    I would most like to meet....

    I would love to meet Jimmy Fallon.  I think he is so funny. 

     

     

    My favorite quote....

     

    "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

     

                                                                                                             Benjamin Franklin