My name is Mrs. Kopischke and I am SUPER excited to be your child's FIRST GRADE teacher this year!  This will be my 13th year teaching at Franklin, but my FIRST year teaching FIRST GRADE!  I am VERY excited!  I enjoy running, decorating cakes, working out at the YMCA, and being outdoors!  I live in Mankato with my husband, Jay, my sons, Jace (11) and Mason (7), and my daughter, Miah (2).  My husband is a fire fighter for the City of Mankato, so you may have seen him around Franklin or at the Fire Station if you’ve ever been there before!   Jace is a 5th grader this year at Franklin and Mason is a 2nd grader and they are both CRAZY about hunting, fishing, and sports!  Their favorite sport is hockey!  Miah goes to daycare and LOVES it and she is CRAZY about having tea parties, playing in her playhouse, playing babies,cheering on her brothers at their sporting events, and doing ANYTHING her brothers do!  As a family, we enjoy fishing, watching hockey, spending time outdoors, and taking trips together!  This summer we took a trip Up North to Cass Lake for a week and we all caught LOTS and LOTS of fish! Our favorite fish to catch are walleyes! We also had fun at ValleyFair and took lots of trips to parks around town and to nearby water parks too!

I just know we are going to have a FANTASTIC year together!  We are going to set goals and reach them!  We are going to become better readers and writers!  We are going to learn so much more in math too!  Always remember that I am here to help you be the best you can be!!  My goal is help you reach yours!!

Contact: Mandi Kopischke