Fifth Grade


Ms. McGinnis:

Ms. McGinnis graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Stevenson University. Her passion for teaching started at a very young age and has been influenced by her past educators. She loves teaching in Baltimore County, seeing as she completed her academic career in the Baltimore County Public School System. Outside of school, Ms. McGinnis enjoys going to the beach, camping, and spending time with family and friends. She is also a very passionate Baltimore Ravens fan.

Ms. Blessing:

Ms. Blessing is very excited to start a new year of learning and growing with her students. Born and raised in Maryland, she attended Salisbury University and received her degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Blessing values each and every child that walks through her door and is passionate about creating a positive and safe classroom community. Outside of teaching, Ms. Blessing loves spending time with her large close knit family of brothers, sisters-in-laws, nieces, and nephews. She enjoys music, concerts, singing and dancing, spending time in nature, and cheering for Philadelphia sports teams!

Mrs. Towle:

Mrs. Towle graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education from Towson University. Her goal throughout her teaching career is to support her students’ challenges, celebrate their successes, and encourage them to power through life’s experiences with confidence and strength. Mrs. Towle continues to be close friends with her fifth-grade teacher and looks forward to building relationships with her current students. She values a supportive classroom community that becomes a true family. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Towle enjoys traveling with her husband and lab-mix dog, going to the beach with family, and relaxing on the deck with a coffee in hand. She looks forward to a wonderful year of learning and growing with her students!

Mrs. Watson:  

  Mrs. Watson has been teaching for 25 years, wearing many hats from middle school science to 2nd grade. She holds an advanced degree from Goucher College in special education and environmental science.  Mrs. Watson enjoys vacationing with her family in Long Island.