Kathryn Simmons

Mrs. Kathryn Simmons

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7th grade English Language Arts and Social Studies
828-327-6300 

simmonska@hickoryschools.net

Welcome Simmons’ Scholars!

My name is Kathryn Simmons and I am entering into my 18th year as a middle school English Language Arts teacher. I received my teaching degree from Appalachian State University. This is my fifth year at Northview and I absolutely love it! I truly believe I have found my forever “home” here. I am so happy to be on the 7th grade Gecko team this year. My husband, Jeff, and I have three children: Ian, Izzy, and Aiden. An interesting fact about me is that I was born in Guyana, South America and raised here in North Carolina! Kayaking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love “glamping” in the mountains with my family. Please feel free to email me at anytime at simmonska@hickoryschools.net.  I am looking forward to a successful school year! 

Mission Statement: To create an engaging, safe learning environment, where students feel respected and where their thoughts and opinions are valued.

Google Classroom/ Remind/Newsletter: Please look on Google Classroom for daily/weekly assignments/projects/assessments, etc. I use the Remind parent/student information system to communicate with parents and students. Remind messages are sent out weekly and the Gecko team sends out a weekly newsletter.
PLEASE sign up for REMIND! Text 81010 to your class:

1st Pd: @NV7THELA1

2nd Pd: @NV7THELA2

5th Pd: @NV7THELA5

6th Pd:@NVTH7ELA76

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