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Laura Babcock

Laura Babcock

Lower School Science Teacher


At McGillis since 2022


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University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA Psychology

Western Governors University, MA elementary education


Favorite McGillis lunch:

I haven't had lunch at McGillis yet, but I hear it is very tasty!


I am learning to:

Be a proud cancer survivor


I am currently reading:

The Thursday Murder Club


Favorite McGillis tradition:

I haven't experienced any yet, but I am excited about Shabbat on Fridays. Being present in the moment and being grateful is very special.


Which value do you most appreciate?

Kehilah. I am thrilled to be a part of the McGillis community.


What is a powerful moment you experienced at school?

Any time an old student tells me that I was an integral part in their love of learning.


The defining moment that led to your career in education:

Having my own children.