Elliot is an enthusiastic first grader at Christ Church School in Paradise Valley. She is very excited to be in a combined first and second grade class this year.
Q. What are some exciting things you did this summer? Which was your favorite?
A. I hiked, went up to Montana, and played in our playhouse in Montana. My favorite thing was spending time with my family.
Q. What is your favorite thing about first grade?
A. I like playing with my friends there and playing on the Sportcourt.
Q. Tell us about your teacher. What makes her a great teacher?
A. She’s nice, pretty, and healthy. This year she had us bring yoga mats to school so we can be healthy with her.
Q. What is your favorite thing to learn about in school?
A. I like P.E. and Spanish.
Q. What are some things you like to do outside of school?
A. I like to play outside when it’s not hot. When it is hot, I like to play dress-up with my sister.
Q. What do you want to be when you grow up? Why?
A. “A dog that flies.” And then, when prompted for a more realistic answer: “I want to fix phones. That way I can play on them to see if they are working.”