About the Teacher

  •  Hi there!

    I am Melissa Grube. I graduated from Penn State University and have been working at Sheckler Elementary School since 2001. I have taught kindergarten and first grade and worked in third and fourth grade classrooms. Prior to teaching at Sheckler, I worked at a learning center, coached cheering, and directed the North Catty Playground. I really enjoy teaching children! Why did I become a teacher????? It is the most rewarding job in the world! I enjoy watching my students have an "Ah Ha!" moment when they understand something they were so diligently working toward.  Best feeling ever!!!


    These are a few of my favorite things........

    Color: aqua, teal, pink and lavendar  OH! AND... SUNSHINE! It's my favorite color!    

    Animals: dog, sloth, otter

    Dinner: Seafood 

    Snack: Herr's Sour Cream and Onion Chips! Mmmmmmmmmmm!

    Music: 80s, 90s, and Country Music

    Past-time Activities: walking by dog, gardening, camping, going to the beach, and being with family and friends

    Rule: Be responsible for your actions.

    Quotes: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." -Gandhi

    "Stand up for what is right, even if you stand alone."

    "Be the reason someone smiles."