Meet Thomas Rose, an amazing second grade teacher here at John Hay Elementary. Mr. Rose kindly agreed to be part of our Teacher Feature spot and answer our questions. And he even shared this insanely cute childhood photo! Enjoy!
Where did you grow up?
I spent my entire childhood growing up on a grain and potato farm that straddled the Maryland-Virginia state line, surrounded by acres and acres of cousins and relatives. We sold the farm about 10 years ago, but I still have family living on Chincoteague Island, VA.
Why did you choose to become a teacher?
My 2nd Grade teacher, Miss Daisy, and my high school French teacher, Madame Scott, both inspired me to forget farming and go into the field of education instead. I still...