Mrs. Gray is excited to join the Patrick Henry team this year! She is originally from California and earned her Bachelor of Arts in History and Diversified Liberal Studies from the University of San Francisco. She then went on to graduate school at National University to study Elementary Education. She feels privileged to have taught in grades 2-6. She loves helping children learn new things and discover their interests and talents! Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Gray enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing sports, reading, and dancing.
Mrs. Pitkewicz is thrilled to be a part of Patrick Henry and on the second grade team. Mrs. Pitkewicz graduated from James Madison University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Communications. She later went on to Shenandoah University for her Masters in Elementary Education. Prior to Arlington County, Mrs. Pitkewicz taught both Kindergarten and first grade in Loudoun County, Virginia. Mrs. Pitkewicz loves to be outside, enjoys bike riding, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends. She is very excited to have a great year with her second graders!!
Ms. McDonald is originally from Ambler, Pennsylvania and moved to Arlington in the summer of 2012. She received her Bachelors degree in Elementary and Special Education from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and went on to receive her Masters degree in Reading from Saint Joseph’s University as well. Ms. McDonald taught fourth grade in Hatfield, PA before moving to Virginia. When she is not teaching, Ms. McDonald loves to exercise, read, and spend time with family and friends. She is always looking for new, fun, and exciting adventures to keep herself busy! Ms. McDonald loves Patrick Henry and teaching her 2nd graders!
Ms. Choi is a Northern Virginia native and went to Virginia Commonwealth University where she obtained her bachelors in Early Childhood and Elementary Education as well as her Masters in Teaching. Previously, Ms. Choi taught first and second grade and truly loved both. In her free time, Ms. Choi loves to read, travel, exercise, cook, and bake! She also loves all animals, especially dogs!
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