Ms. Gruber's First Grade Classroom


Phone: 732-541-8960 ext. 2002


Degrees and Certifications:

BA English Literature from Wagner College, Staten Island, NY MS Teaching Learning Curriculum, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Elementary Education Certification K-6 Teacher of English Certification 7-12

Ms. Gruber

Hello! Welcome to my teacher's page!  

This is my 8th year teaching at Columbus School and 8th year teaching First Grade. 

I grew up in Carteret and lived here for almost my entire life so far. I attended Columbus School from grade 3-8.

I moved to Pennsylvania where I lived for 11 years, but wanted to return to my hometown of Carteret and moved back here. I live in town with my daughter, Sarah, who is a recent graduate of GCU with a BS is Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work. 

Besides teaching first grade, I am actively involved in our Title 1 after school program where I have both taught for many years and have been Lead Teacher for a couple of years. I represent Columbus School as a member of the Data Team, and I have also been a member of the breakfast team and inclement weather team. I am also involved in writing various curriculums for our grade level. 

My hobbies include reading, spending time with family, designing with my Cricut, and taking the time to enjoy life. If you have ever seen my classroom, you will find that I am a big Disney fan and enjoy visiting Disney World. 

I am looking forward to having an amazing year with my students!



  • NO SCHOOL SUPPLIES WILL NEED TO BE PURCHASED for students in my class. Except for a backpack and lunchbox for lunch and/or snack. 

    Our class has been blessed with having a grant funded that will provide all supplies needed for each student in our class. All I ask is that a good pair of headphones are purchased and sent to school to use for our IReady program. 

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