Ms. Pitkewicz is thrilled to be a part of Patrick Henry and on the second grade team. Ms 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, Ms Pitkewicz taught both Kindergarten and first grade in Loudoun County, Virginia. Ms 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. This is Ms. McDonald’s first year teaching at Henry and is extremely happy to be here! 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!
Mr. McGuire has been teaching in Arlington for the last 15 years. He has
taught 2nd grade, 5th grade and also one year at 6th grade. Before
becoming a teacher Mr. McGuire spent two years in Belize, Central
America as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Mr. McGuire received his BA in
History from SUNY Cortland, and a Masters Degree in Elementary Education
from Temple University. His wife is also a teacher in Arlington and
they have two boys who attend Wakefield High School and HB Woodlawn.
During his free time he loves to play, watch, coach and talk about
Ms. Choi is excited to be joining Patrick Henry and the
wonderful first grade team! She 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
has taught first and second grade and has 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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