In accordance with the Governor's mandate, Newington Elementary School is currently closed. My virtual office hours will be from 10am-11am and 2pm-3pm Monday through Friday. Please do not hesitate to email me with any questions or concerns. You may locate student work packets on Newington Elementary’s Website via this link: https://www.ddtwo.org/Domain/8340
Degrees and Certifications:
Childhood Education (K-6) BA Special Education (K-12) MA
Welcome to Mrs. Sweezy’s first grade class website. I am originally from upstate New York, where I grew up and went to college. I have my Masters in Special Education and been teaching since 2011. The first five years of teacher I spent in Northern Virginia. I taught two years at Hanahan Elementary. This is my second year at Newington. I have taught first grade, second grade, third grade and special education. I believe in providing a structured environment for students to learn. At home, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter, Elliana. We also love going on walks with our two rescue dogs. As a family, we foster Great Danes and enjoy visiting our family in New York.
Dolphin folders go home on Wednesdays. Please return them on Thursday with the label on the front signed. Only return student work that has a line for a signature on it.
Students are expected to read every night and practice their spelling words. I will not collect spelling homework, so it is up to the family to decide how they practice spelling words.