First Grade



Degrees and Certifications:

MA in Elementary Ed from Grand Canyon University BA in Elementary Ed from Adams State College

Ms. Melinda Burnside

This will be my 21st year of teaching!  Whoa!!  Springs Ranch is a wonderful community!  Just a little about me... I grew up in a small town in Southeastern Colorado. I went to Adams State College, obtained my teaching degree in Elementary Education and played volleyball. I also have my Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University. My hobbies consist of playing sports, watching my son play sports, and enjoying Colorado Springs with my kiddo. I am committed to providing your child with the best possible school experience. 

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Homework Policy

  • Homework will go home on Monday's  There will be math homework and an assignment in your literacy notebook to reinforce our academic curriculum.  Each assignment is due on Friday or the last school day of that week.  A weekly calendar will keep you updated on homework and important classroom/school events. The homework will be listed in the Monday box.  Please check your child’s calendar every day. Some homework will vary from week to week; however each day your child will be expected to read with a parent for 15 minutes.  After you read with your student or they read to you please initial the box.  Thank you for your support!!!