I volunteered in the classroom a lot this year and was always impressed with the way Mrs. Hock handled the students. Her teaching style is absolutely perfect. She is clear and assertive about her expectations, yet always patient and smiling. It was very obvious that all of the kids loved and respected her very much, and, most importantly, were learning a lot from her. In particular, I’m still in awe of how much better of a reader my daughter is now than she was at the beginning of the year… it is truly a miracle.
With First Reconciliation, as well as First Communion, taking place in the 2nd grade, it is such a monumental year. I just cannot tell you how blessed we felt to have Mrs. Hock leading the way through it all for us. She is a shining example of the kind of person God is calling all of us to be, and teaching at St. Bernard is clearly not just a job for her, but is her passion.