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Arlington, VA 22204
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Sunday, July 05, 2015

Second Grade

Ms. Pitkewicz
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. Alyssa D'Amore-Yarnall

Miss D’Amore-Yarnall is originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut. Upon graduating high school, Miss D’Amore-Yarnall  moved to Philadelphia, PA where she attended Saint Joseph’s University. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Special Education. Upon graduating from her undergraduate degree, she continued her education at SJU and received her Masters in Education with a Reading Specialist Certification. After graduating, Ms. D’Amore-Yarnall moved to Arlington with her sister. Ms. D’Amore-Yarnall also enjoys running, working on her scrapbook, spending time with her family friends and reading. Ms. D’Amore-Yarnall is ecstatic to be teaching second grade at Patrick Henry!

Ms. McDonald
 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!    
Ms. Tammy John

Mrs. John received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Special Education from MNU in Olathe, Kansas. She received her MEd from Marymount University She has taught at Henry since 1999.

The John‘s have lived in Arlington for 19 years and have three children that have attended Arlington schools. Mrs. John loves to read, garden, sing and play games with her family (She is the Scattergories Queen.).
Last Modified on March 4, 2015