Welcome to Room 246!!!
246 Awesome students!

Kim Hannan, Grade 5 Teacher

This will be my 24th year teaching; I'm very excited to loop and teach 4th grade at Jenny Lind! At the beginning of my teaching career I taught 5th grade for three years, I have taught 5th grade at Jenny Lind for 4 years, 4th grade for one year, and I was a special education resource teacher at the middle school and elementary level in Minneapolis (Olson and Northeast!), Also, I was a CLASS special education middle school teacher, and I was a CLASS special education teacher at Jenny Lind for 4 years.

I received my Child Psychology degree from the University of Minnesota in 1990, Elementary Teaching Degree from the University of Minnesota in 1991, and my Masters in Special Education from Bethel University in 2001. I have a 25 year old son just graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a 15 year old daughter in 10th grade. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, gardening, outdoor activities (walking, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, and other water activities), craft activities, and spending time with friends.

Martrell Carter, Grade 4 School Support Professional

This will be my second year teaching at Jenny Lind, and I am so excited to loop with my 4th graders into 5th grade! I graduated with a Psychology degree and a minor in Spanish in 2016 from the University of Minnesota. I have two brothers, Isaac is 11 and Max is 9, they live in Osceola, Wisconsin with my parents. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, running, reading and traveling. 

We are so excited to be back for another school year, many exciting learning opportunities, and watching your child grow over the school year.

Ways to Help Your Child at Home

1. Please encourage your child to read at home 30 minutes every night.

2. Encourage your child to complete his/her homework Monday through Thursday. Homework should be a review of skills. If you are finding it is extremely frustrating, please contact us.

3. Your child can go to the website - clever.com and go to Dreambox and Google Drive to work on math skills and school reportsAlso, they can go to getepic.com to read online. These  appropriate websites to practice various skills we are working on at school.

Thank you for all your support!

Kim Hannan and Martrell Carter





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