Jennifer Crombie has been with St. Katharine Drexel School since 2003.
After three years as a substitute teacher, she was hired for a full-time
teaching position in 2006. From 2013 to 2015 she ventured into other
endeavors, but has returned for this 2015-16 school year and now teaches
the second grade students.
When asked why she became a teacher, Ms. Crombie said, “I enjoy working
with children. I love to see how much they grow and change during the
school year.” Ms. Crombie said her favorite things about teaching are,
“Getting to know my students really well in the nine months we spend
together, and the wonderful people with whom I work.”
Ms. Crombie was born in Madison and grew up in Beaver Dam. She attended
St. Peter School, from which she graduated in 1982. After high school,
Ms. Crombie lived in Madison and attended Edgewood College. She now
lives in Beaver Dam. In her spare time, Ms. Crombie loves to read!
Ms. Crombie’s words of advice for students: “Your attitude is more
important than your abilities.”
Her favorite quotation: “It is not our abilities that define us, but our
Ms. Crombie's Recommended Web
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formation and development)
Q. Do you have before and after school
Yes. We offer this service through the YMCA, called SACC (School Age Child
Care), which has several sites throughout the city. For more information on the
program contact the YMCA.
For families in the 4K program and our 3 year old preschool program, we offer an
Extend-A-Day program. This versatile Extend-A-Day is an optional extension to
both programs. For morning 4K students and 3 year old preschool students, class
is from 8:15 until 11:00AM. and Extend-A-Day is from 11:00 until 3:15. For
afternoon 4K students, Extend-A-Day is offered from 8:10 until 12:15 and class
is from 12:15 until 3:00PM.
participate in the Extend-A-Day program one day a week, or up to five
days a week. For three year old preschool, Extend Day is only available
opposite their class days on Monday and Wednesday. The rate for
Extend-A-Day is $12 per day plus $2.25 for school lunch (students may
bring a cold lunch and purchase milk for .40). Schedules must be turned
in on a weekly basis for each following week.
Extend-A-Day Coordinator works closely with our Early childhood teachers
to reinforce, enrich, and expand the learning that occurs in those
classes. There is also a rest period, recess, story time, etc. included
in the daily schedule for Extend-A-Day.
YMCA SACC (School Age
Child Care) Program for more information.