My family    Hello!  My name is Mrs. Dawes and I am very excited that you are in my class this year!  This is my 11th year teaching 2nd grade at Clinton Elementary School. Prior to that, I taught first grade for 18 years.  I love my job and I'm looking forward to a wonderful year together!
    10 Random Facts About Mrs. Dawes 
    1.   Mr. Dawes and I have 2 beautiful children.
    2.   I am a HUGE Yankee fan. 
    3.   I played the flute in the school band and sang in the chorus. 
    4.   My favorite number is 4. 
    5.   I love to read mystery books.  Patricia Cornwell and James Patterson are my favorite authors.
    6.   Curling was a sport I played throughout high school and part of college.  It is a sport played on ice. 
    7.   I live in the house that I grew up in.  My parents had the house built when I was in 1st grade.
    8.   I always knew that I wanted to be a teacher (ever since 1st grade).  There are 5 teachers in my family.
    9.   My favorite color is green.
    10.  I love to spend time at our family camp. We love to go to the beach!