b'BETH HOPKINS ANDCHERYL LOVEA t the conclusion of everydegree in early education as well as a school year, schools acrossdegree in music. She and newly returned the nation say goodbye toteacher to GDS, Sonny Willis 96, collaborated on many Lower School departing faculty who retire,musical productions. Perhaps we will see relocate, or move on to othera more casual re-union of the pair during careers. At the end of the 2019- Beths retirement!20 school year, GDS said farewell,A tribute to Beth would not be complete sadly, to Beth Hopkins, and Cherylwithout mention of her farm. Her adopted Love who provided their skillsgoats, alpacas, turkeys, and dogs, to name and focus in two divisions fora few, are just another demonstration of her giving nature. In her own words a combined total of 59 years offrom a 2013 GDS Magazine feature, I teaching at Greensboro Day School.tell people to always adopt animals. Its Thank you both! so important to adopt because there are so many animals that need homes. Her generosity of spirit is very much a part of Beths legacy. Her many students and Beth Hopkins, First Grade Teacher, joinedfamilies can certainly attest to that.nGDS in 1989. For over 30 years, starting as a student teacher in the very same room where she taught through last year, Beth has been a giver, a committed educator, and a consummate professional. Beths decades of experience in both first and second grades made a significant impact on the lives of many children as she taught them the delight of learning to read and write. During her tenure, Beth served not only as a lead classroom teacher but also as a mentor and friend to many colleagues and parents. Beths stars, hearts, and hugs are legendary! She is known for her innovative use of the Orton-Gillingham Responsive Classroom approach. A life-long learner, Beth has a 26 | Winter 2020'