• Spanish 8

    Instructor: Ms. Yena

  • Welcome to 8th Grade Spanish!  

    Hello!  My name is Megan Yena and I am very excited to be working with your child in their 8th grade Spanish class this year!  This is my 6th year teaching at Gurrie and my 14th year teaching overall.  I began my teaching career at Highlands Middle School and then spent six years in the high school classroom at St. Francis High School in Wheaton.  I received my undergraduate degree from Marquette University with a double major in Spanish and Education.  I earned my Master's Degree in Educational Technology from Concordia University Chicago.  I am also a graduate of Lyons Township High School and grew up in the area.  My husband is also a teacher and we have three children, William (6), Clare (4) and Bridget (1).   

    I look forward to helping your child develop their conversational, reading and writing skills in Spanish this year.  My goal is to help my students have a solid foundation of the language and prepare them for their world language studies in High School.  I hope to instill an enthusiasm and passion for Spanish in them as well.  This year; information about my class, policies, expectations, homework, projects, quizzes and tests can be found in Google Classroom.  In addition, weekly overviews, presentations, handouts and other helpful links for studying will be provided in Google Classroom as well.  Please use the link below to access the site.  If you have any problems accessing this site, please contact me at meyena@d105.net.  Thank you!