Katie (Watkins) Phillips '06

What do you teach at Monte Cassino School?

Second Grade


What do you love about Monte Cassino School?

I love that community, the faith and the support.

Why do you like teaching at Monte Cassino? What motivated you to become a teacher at Monte Cassino?

I was motivated to teach of Monte Cassino because I graduated from here and have been a part of this community ever since. This school is always so welcoming and I have come to call this place home.


What is a unique experience, talent or interest that you bring to your classroom to help shape the learning experience of your students?


I love integrating my family into my classroom. Sharing personal experiences, embarrassing stories and I find myself turning lessons into singing and dancing.


What sets an MC student apart from students in other schools?


I believe Monte Cassino student’s faith separates them from some other students.


What is one of your favorite lessons, subjects or projects that you teach at Monte Cassino?


I really enjoy teaching Math.

What do you want your students to gain from having known you?

I would like [students] to gain life lessons and be inspired to love to learn and love to read. I hope that they remember all the little tricks I teach and remember all the memories in the classroom.