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Mrs. Hanks

Hi! My name is Mrs. Hanks and I am so excited to be your teacher this year. I'd like to tell you a little bit about myself.
I was born and raised in sunny Southwest Florida, where I learned to swim before I could walk! I have one sister, who is exactly four and a half years younger than me.
I moved to North Carolina and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Greensboro College with a Bachelor of Science degree  in Elementary Education. This will be my eighth year teaching at KES, and my fourth year in first grade. I have also taught second and third grade, but my heart is in first!
I am married to Mr. Hanks and have two children, Jacob and Katherine. I have two dogs named Luke and Stella.
Below is a list of some of my favorite things:
Favorite color: navy blue
Favorite season: fall
Favorite food: any kind of fruit (strawberries, fuji apples, bananas, you name it!)
Favorite candy: milk or dark chocolate, Skittles
Favorite restaurant: Panera Bread & J. Pepper's
Favorite drink: water...and Cherry Coke Zero
Favoirte sport: taekwondo (Jacob's sport) and Duke basketball
Favorite animal: tiger
Favorite book: Harry Potter series (but any fantasy/adventure will do)
Favorite song: I can't even choose...I enjoy all music!
Favorite hobby: reading
Favorite school supply: Papermate Flair pens
Favorite store: Target 
I look forward to meeting you and learning all about you and what you like too!
Last Modified on August 17, 2015