St. Patrick Elementary School
4TH GRADE & MUSIC
MS. LINDA BECHLY
I graduated from Viterbo College with a degree in Music Education.. In addition I have my Masters Degree in Education from UW-La Crosse, with a Kodaly Music Certification.
+ years with Aquinas Catholic Schools
+ years total teaching experience
I attended Holy Trinity Grade School, and graduated from Aquinas High School as did my seven siblings. I have two daughters and 5 grandchildren. I have been teaching at St. Patrick School for 32 years. I also taught 2 years at Blessed Sacrament and 2 years at St. Thomas Moore, as well as 1 year part-time at Aquinas Middle School. In addition to music, I enjoy watching sports, especially baseball. I played softball for many years, but now keep active by participating in many different aerobic and strength classes at the YMCA.
I expect my students to learn to read music, and be active participants in all different types of music activities. We have an assortment of classroom percussion instruments, many Orff instruments (eg. Xylophones), African drums, recorders and guitars.