Mrs. Ruth Wissmann


Hi!  My name is Ruth Wissmann.  I have been teaching Kindergarten at St. John’s School since 1992.  I am married and have a son named Alex.  We make our home in Union and have a black lab named Ruger.

I hold an Elementary Education Degree and an Early Childhood Certificate from SMSU (Southwest Missouri State University) and a Master’s Degree from Maryville University.

I chose St. John’s as a place to start my career and to gain experience.  However, I fell in love with the families and school at St. John’s and feel it is the place where I should be.  It feels like home.

St. John’s has a lot to offer.  I feel very fortunate to teach here because of the small class sizes, and so I can share my faith with my students.

Sincerely, Ruth Wissmann.

Kindergarten Curriculum:

The following subjects are major components in our Kindergarten Classroom:  Reading, Phonics, Saxon Math, Handwriting, Religion, Accelerated Reading, Art, Journal Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Weekly Readers.

In addition to the major subjects, we study a particular theme each month.  The various themes include:

apples, pumpkins, Native Americans, Gingerbread Men, Presidents, Missouri, Dr. Seuss, Dinosaurs, and The Beach.

We also study a Saint of the Month.  The following Saints have been studied:

Mary, Queen of All Saints; Saints Cyril and Methodius; Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton; Saint Nicholas; Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini; and Saint Therese of the child Jesus.