Phone: 630-551-9831


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Mrs. Sarah Hettinger

Welcome to the First Grade!

  I would like to introduce myself to you. I have been teaching for 13 Wonderful years, 12 here at Southbury. I graduated from OHS in 2003 and went to undergraduate school at Elmhurst College. Upon Graduation, I began working in district 129 as a fifth grade teacher. A year after, I received a third grade position at Southbury Elementary. I have enjoyed working with the students at Southbury and learn something new from them every year. I completed my masters degree in curriculum instruction with a concentration in differentiation from American College of Education December 2020. 

  After my sixth year in third grade it was time for a change. I decided to try my hand at first grade and I LOVE IT!! The students get extremely excited to learn and absorb all the material. We have great discussions that they are  always participating in. My love for teaching started when I was in first grade and grows every day!

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