Teacher Feature on Ms. Benton


Sydney Curry

Photo of Stroudsburg Teacher Ms. Benton at a baseball game smiling into the camera.

Sydney Curry, Staff Writer

At which school in the district do you teach?

Hamilton Elementary.


What grade (s) do you teach?

3rd grade


How long have you been teaching at SASD?

This is my 28th year teaching at SASD.


What subject(s) do you teach?

As an elementary teacher, I teach all subjects during the day.


What is your favorite part about teaching?

Every day is a new adventure with the kiddos. Their excitement when learning new things is the best reward!


What do you find most challenging about being a teacher?

It is challenging to meet the needs of all your students each day. Some need a hug while others need more practice to master the skills they have been taught to be a successful learner.


What is your favorite sports team? Why are they your favorite?

I have always been a  Philly fan of both the Eagles and Phillies. What a great year to be a Philly Fan! The World Series and the Super Bowl in one year, an awesome 


How and when did you know that teaching was what you wanted to do?

I began working in daycare and knew right away I wanted to be an elementary teacher. I enjoyed caring for and helping children learn! That is why I am still at it today and still love coming to school each day! There is always someone counting on you to be there for them!