This week’s Teacher of the Week is Cam Hopkins, who teaches 8th grade Social Studies. Mr. Hopkins received his Master of Arts in Teaching degree, specializing in History, from Manhattanville College. He earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Trinity College. He has been at VFMS for seven years. Mr. Hopkins and his wife, Ronya, have three children, Walker, Carter and Keating, who all attend schools in the district.
In an interview with the PTO, Mr. Hopkins shared the following information:
Pets – Maisy, a standard poodle.
Hobbies now – fly fishing, running, playing squash, and sailing.
Hobbies, sports and interests when you were in middle school – played soccer, squash and lacrosse throughout middle school.
Interesting/little known facts or talents – Mr. Hopkins played both squash and lacrosse in college. He coaches the CHS Boys Varsity Squash team, which has won two national championships.
Advice for parents of middle school children – Have dinner with your children as many times per week as possible!