Important Update from the Office of Admissions | The new admissions season has begun! Applications for consideration for the 2022-2023 school year are being accepted now. For inquiries on the current 2021-2022 school year, please contact the admissions office directly at 201.653.5548 or 201.355.6635!
Apply Now
Menu

Reese, Class of 2019

June 11, 2019 | Abby Liu

Even though Reese sometimes struggles in math, she’s looking forward to studying the subject when she attends the Academy of the Holy Angels in the fall. She’s excited to meet new friends. Go to a new campus. And grow in independence.

Mustard Seed School has taught Reese to be a leader. She has opportunities to lead almost every day. It might be in morning meeting. At a celebration. During field day. Or even giving a homily during worship. As a young child, she remembers looking up to older students who were leading. She learned so much by their example.

Traits that Reese has developed at MSS include confidence. Positivity. And curiosity. She’s also learned to keep going when something is difficult. Especially in math! (Thanks to Mr. Lawrence for unlocking the math mysteries.)

Standout memories include the Spruce Lake field trips and the Sixth Grade Memoir project. Staying overnight at Spruce Lake with classmates was a great way to get to know them better. The games and challenges required teamwork. Through writing her memoir, Reese learned a lot about herself. And she enjoyed making her artifact: three big Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups with different food inside that she connected to her character traits.

Reese would like to say thank you to all of her teachers and classmates. They’ve helped her grow into the person she is today. Over the eleven years that she has been at Mustard Seed the thing that stays with Reese the most is how the students are so forgiving and genuine. She’ll miss the tight-knit school community.

Abby Liu

Former Director of Marketing and Communications

Abby Liu was the Director of Marketing and Communications from Sept. 2018-August 2021 and was an employee of Mustard Seed School for over 14 years. She’s the parent of two Mustard Seed School alumni. She's seen the impact of a Mustard Seed education from the early preschool days all the way up to eighth grade and beyond, and thoroughly enjoys sharing the Mustard Seed School story to this day.

Related Stories

May 25, 2021

Get to Know Aiko Mauldin, Music Teacher

Learn More
May 18, 2021

Get to Know Melissa McCallihan, Sixth Grade Teacher and Science Teacher

Learn More
May 17, 2021

Get to Know Tania Oro-Hahn, Director of DEI and Spanish Teacher

Learn More