Each English class is based around the MN Academic Standards for English/Language Arts. To find more about exactly what skills your child will be learning this year, click here and scroll through the document until you come to your child's grade.
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About Ms. Gondringer
Ms. Gondringer grew up on a dairy farm near Albany, MN. The 2018-2019 school year will be her second school year in the Upsala school district and her fifth year teaching. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a major in English and minors in music and secondary education. She has one older brother who is married and has three adorable children!
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, flying her drone, playing her ukulele and saxophone, traveling, reading, and photographing anything that can be photographed!
Over the 2018 summer, Ms. Gondringer had the opportunity to travel to the East Coast and sites like Boston, Gettysburg, nine different state capitol buildings, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and the Atlantic Ocean, twice. She also spent a few days in Duluth exploring the typical Duluth sites!