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Pleased to Meet You...Melissa Balicki

Today we are pleased to meet Melissa Balicki who is our Early Years Teacher


Where are you from originally?

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA 

Have you lived in any other countries?

Yes, I lived in China for 9 years.  Two years in Beijing and seven years in Shanghai.  Before moving to Warsaw I lived in Gdansk, Poland for two years.   

What did you study and where? 

I earned my Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. 

How long have you been at TBS?

This is my first academic year. 

What do you enjoy most about teaching at our school?

All of the staff is very friendly, nice and helpful. 

What are you most looking forward to in the 2020/2021 academic year?

Getting to know my students better and watch them grow throughout the academic year. 

Who is your favourite historian/scientist/literary figure and why?

Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), he made children’s books enjoyable for kids.  I love all the creative characters he created. 

What is your favourite thing about living in Warsaw?

I am not sure yet.  I need more time to explore! 

What do you miss most from home?

My family.