Welcome to First Grade! I am excited to make the move to first grade this year.  We will be camping out in room 101 and learning new and exciting things!  Here are a few things to know about me before your child starts the school year:
    Mrs. Jennifer Hynes      
    Birthday: July 11th
    Hometown: Evergreen Park, but born and raised in St. Louis till I was 14.
    Family: My husband, Patrick and our three kids, Henry, Gabriella, and Matthew.
    Hobbies: Reading, running, swimming, dancing and hanging with my family.
    Favorite Animated Movies:  Megamind, Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc., Meet the Robinsons and Up
    Favorite Cartoon Characters:  Dory, Megamind, Mike Wazowski and Rapunzel
    Favorite Color: Green, it's the color of hope
    Favorite Holiday: Easter
    Favorite Season: Summer
    Favorite Candy: Dark Chocolate
    Favorite Authors: Mo Willems and J.K Rowling
    Favorite Books:  The Giving Tree, The Elephant and Piggy Books and all Harry Potter
    Favorite Sports Teams:  The Cardinals and all Chicago Teams (Except when the Cards play the Cubs)

    Favorite Places to Travel: Anywhere with my family 

    I use email and texting for communication to parents.  If you want to contact me, you can email me at
    jhynes@ck-school.org.  You can also check out what we do in the classroom on Twitter and the school at #todayatck.