Hickory Bend would like you to meet Mrs. Melissa Gajewski as our February spotlight teacher. Mrs. Gajewski has been with Hickory Bend Elementary for about 18 years; she joined as a part of the Early Childhood program for a few years and has been a 1st Grade teacher since. She is a very active and very dedicated part of our staff.
Mrs. Gajewski along with another teacher presented an iRead presentation to there colleagues. She is a very important part of our first grade team. She is on the district Reading committee, Hickory Bend’s Family Reading Night committee, PBIS, Bookfair and Field Day committees.
Mrs. Gajewski we truly appreciate you and thank you for all of your hard work.
It is a pleasure to spotlight, Mrs Suzanne Donovan as our spotlight teacher. Mrs. Donovan just joined our Hickory Bend team last year as our part-time Explorer Teacher; previously she was a part of the Longwood team part-time and she has been with the Brookwood District for 7 years. Mrs. Donovan is very helpful and whenever you ask her to assist, she is right there. She is over our Math Bowl and has coordinated our testing schedules for M.A.P./NWEA for the past couple of years at Longwood and Hickory Bend.
Mrs. Donovan also coordinates the spelling bee competition at Longwood. She is an extremely dedicated staff member who without a doubt is a fantastic team player. She is someone you should know.