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Hersey, Melissa


Welcome to 3rd Grade! 

Name: Melissa Hersey
Room: 18


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About Mrs. Hersey

I have taught Spanish for the past four years at West Mercer. This will be my third year teaching 3rd Grade, and I could not be more excited! In 2015, I graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelors in Psychology and two minors, one in Human Development and another in Spanish. In 2016, I graduated from Washington State University with a Masters in Teaching and a certificate in K-8 education. 

Beyond my passion for education, I am a wife, dog mom to a sweet red labrador named Rogue, die hard WSU Cougar, a book worm, runner/crossfitter/yogi, life-long believer in Disney magic, and world-traveler. I have lived southeast of Seattle for most of my life, thus I love being around water, and finding any excuse to grab a cup coffee. 


Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, Reading, exerscising, being outdoors, baking, taking photos, and I absolutely love traveling!

Books: (Top 5) The Harry Potter series, Nightingale, Where the Crawdads Sing, In Order to Live, The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Places: St. Thomas USVI, Peru, Costa Rica, New Orleans, Disneyland/DisneyWorld, Cesky Krumlov, Strasbourg, France, Dublin, Ireland, Berlin, Germany.

Sports: To watch: Pac-12 football (Go Cougs!), Seahawks. To play: Crossfit, golf.

Movies: Coco, 13 Hours, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, The Harry Potter Series, The Grinch.

Drinks: Chai Tea Latte with 3 shots of espresso and oat milk 

Food: Sushi, Dark Chocolate