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10501 Windy Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier #: 319
P: 980-343-6100  |  F: 980-343-6146 
Principal: Cara Heath
LC: Northwest
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: K-8
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Kindergarten Teachers

Ms. Hawkins

 Bio coming soon.


Ms. Ryskamp

Ms. Ryskamp was born in Chicago, IL but grew up in Glenwood Springs, CO. She lived their until 2005 when she moved to North Carolina looking for adventure and a place to go to school. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Fayetteville State University in December of 2010. She learned a lot there working under the direction of a National Board Certified kindergarten teacher and she graduated with the honor of Summa Cum Laude.

This year is her first year at Berryhill but it is her third year of teaching. Previously, she taught second grade at a small charter school in Gastonia, NC but she is looking forward to working at CMS where she hopes to develop more professional teaching skills.

When Ms. Ryskamp is not at school, she loves spending time at home with her six-year-old daughter, Abrianna, her long-time boyfriend, and their dog, Biscuit. Together they enjoy playing outdoors, art projects, and trying foods at new resturants


Ms. Broocks


Ms. Broocks is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina and decided to move back upon graduating Elon University with her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Broocks was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow at Elon and was able to travel the world and teach in both different continents as well as cities and states throughout America. She has taught first grade before in Charlotte and this will be her first year teaching kindergarten and at Berryhill!

In her free time, Ms. Broocks loves to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys running, playing soccer, traveling, and attending a wide variety of cultural arts programs.


Ms. Cook 

 Bio coming soon.



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