Teacher spotlight: Michelle Maher

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 27, 2014

Michelle A. Maher teaches language arts to fifth- through eighth-graders at Sacred Heart Catholic School.

Years teaching: 15 years

Family: Husband, Patrick; daughter, Kelsey and son, Dylan

Favorite food: Cheesesteak Sub

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: “Masterpiece Theater”

Favorite book: “Pride and Prejudice”

Favorite movie: “Sense and Sensibility”

Favorite sport or team: Army Black Knights

Hobbies: Quilting and painting

Dream vacation: Anywhere my children are

Prized possession: My scrapbooks

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Bonnie Hunt

Hidden talent: Brown belt in Tae Kwon Do

Motto: “Stay focused. Be grateful. Choose happiness.”

Words that describe me: Strict, but fair

Someone who inspires you: Any Catholic saint about whom I have read

Greatest accomplishment: Raising my children

Favorite quote: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13