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Karah Churmusi

My name is Karah Churmusi and I teach 3rd Grade ELA (reading and writing).

Here is a little background information about myself:
-I attended Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA where I earned my B.A in Elementary Education. 
-I finished my Master's Degree with a Reading Specialist certification from Edinboro University of PA in 2018.
-I am from Erie, PA where we love our snow.  We also have some of the most beautiful sunsets over Lake Erie. 
-After graduating from Westminster College, I moved to Virginia Beach, VA to teach in Norfolk, VA for nine years.
-In 2017 I returned to Pennsylvania and now reside in lovely Chambersburg. 
-This will be my 4th year at Scotland Elementary.

Some fun facts about me are:
I am a certified yoga instructor where I teach downtown at Lotus Moon
I love to bake and cook
I wanted to become a teacher since I was in first grade
I enjoy crocheting, crafting, and reading (I love Pinterest!) 
I enjoy traveling--this summer I was able to go to Maine and Colorado.
I love sunsets and snow
I have a Maine Coon cat named Ali. I adopted her in July 2021 and she keeps me busy. 

I truly believe that with the right mindset, anything can be achieved. This will be an amazing year for the students!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me using my email.