3rd Grade - Mrs. Macaire Podell


B.A., Philosophy and History with a Political Science Minor Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame
MAEd, Curriculum and Instruction, Lewis University

What I love about teaching third grade at Holy Family School:
I love coming to school every morning to see the students and I am so privileged that I spend my day with them. Sharing the Catholic faith in class with the students is one way that sets HFK apart from other schools.

Why I became a teacher:
I knew God called me to work with children and truly feel this is my vocation. Every day is a little different and I love the challenge of creating interesting and engaging lessons and watching the students' eyes light up as they learn.

Favorite Scripture Verse:
"Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 3:3

Other 3rd Grade Teaching Specialists

  • ART: Mrs. Trish White
  • MATH SPECIALIST: Mrs. Maria Radtke
  • LIBRARIAN: Mrs. Megan D'Ambrosio
  • MUSIC: Ms. Stacey Porter
  • PE: Ms. Whitney McKelvey
  • TECHNOLOGY: Ms. Whitney McKelvey