Welcome to First Grade



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Welcome to First Grade

My name is Maria Sapp and I will be teaching first grade again this year.  I have taught PreK to third grade.  This is my eleventh year at Hephzibah Elementary. I worked at Barton Chapel for 2 years in PreK and at McBean Elementary for 8 years as a paraprofessional.  I graduated from Augusta State University in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education.  I have an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Delaware Technical Community College. Also, I received my Math Endorsement in 2017 and Reading Endorsement in 2019. 

I have been married for 32 years to a wonderful man.  I have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.  My son and his family live in Colorado, my daughter just moved to Virginia with her husband, and my baby girl lives in Texas with her husband and 3-month-old baby girl. 

Children are naturally curious and eager to learn. My goal is to use their curiosity to help them be lifelong learners.  They will learn how to collaborate with their peers and be involved in their own learning. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns about your child's progress.  I am blessed to be part of your child's educational endeavors.