As a parent, I'm sure the best feeling is when your kid comes home from school and they're excited about what they learned. They're so excited they tell you all about it RIGHT when they see you. As a teacher and a parent what more can you ask for?

Our new Teacher of The Week is so passionate about her career, she really goes above and beyond to make sure her students have fun learning.

Congratulations to Mrs. Mouri from Alpine Academy of Rockford! Mrs. Mouri was nominated by parent Alicia Grawey who has a student in her class. The nomination letter reads -

Mrs. Mouri is one of the most passionate teachers I have ever met. While my daughter has always loved school, she is now beyond excited to share what she is learning. She will frequently come home with academic vocabulary that blows my mind. “Mom, did you know ants have mandibles?” “Mom, plants use photosynthesis.” I appreciate that she challenges her first grade students every day. Mrs. Mouri keeps children engaged and learning even through the difficult year that is 2020. I know when I send my daughter to school she is not just learning, but she is safe and loved.

Safe and loved. As a parent, what more could you ask when sending your kid to school for the day? We showed Mrs. Mouri some love and dropped off a delicious cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes and a beautiful floral arrangement from Broadway Florist. 

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Congratulations again Mrs. Mouri, its incredibly well deserved!

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