Miss Kayla McDonald graduated from Kean University with her BA in Education (K-8) and the specific content area in Science. She instructs 6th grade Earth Science and 8th grade Physical Science. She realized she wanted to teach the middle school-aged grades after completing her professional field work in an 8th grade classroom for multiple semesters. Miss McDonald wants to use her high-energy and knowledge in Science to create a positive and encouraging learning environment. She is here at St. James to create a hands-on experience working in different levels of Science. Her goal is to have all of her students succeed academically and in life.