Teacher of the Week

Mrs. Denise Fernandez

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Fernandez

At the beginning of each school year we ask the faculty and staff to fill out a fun questionnaire about themselves. Each week we choose someone to feature, and we share their questionnaire so that everyone can learn more about our awesome MSPCS faculty. This week we are featuring our fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Fernandez. Learn more about her below, and visit her class webpage here.

About Me

Name: Denise Fernandez
Birthday: November 24
What is your hometown? San Juan
What do you love most about your hometown? The people, the spirit


Travel and Destinations
What continents have to you traveled to? Europe, North & South America,
If you could travel anywhere where would you pick? And why? Morrocco, it’s culture
If you could travel back in time to give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be? Trust God, and his plan for you.


Food Related
What food do you despise? Oysters
What do you always have room for? An extra bite…
What’s your go-to midnight snack? No midnight snacks
Where do you love to go out to eat? Anywhere and everywhere
What is your specialty to cook? Puerto Rican food
What is the most delicious or disgusting thing you ever ate? Most delicious would be fresh cheese at a French farmer’s market.


What is your favorite way to stay active? Walking & Teaching
What’s your favorite TV show? This is Us
Who is your favorite cartoon character? Don’t have one

What color is your favorite? Any dark color
What’s your favorite sport? Don’t have one
What’s your favorite cereal? Don’t eat cereal. I know, boring!


When you were a student
What was your favorite activity during recess? Playing marbles competitions
What job did you have in high school? None
What was your favorite project? Interviewing my grandfather as part of a history project.
Who was your favorite teacher? Mrs. Campbell (5th grade teacher)
If you won an award in the yearbook what award would it be (ex. “best laugh”, best smile”, most artistic” and so on) –best Orator


This or That
Do you prefer Pepsi or Coke? Coke
Are you a morning person or a night owl? Morning
Do you prefer cake or pie? Pie
Do you prefer chocolate or vanilla? Vanilla
Do you prefer pancakes or waffles? Waffles
At a movie do you prefer candy or popcorn? Popcorn ALWAYS
Are you a coffee or tea person? Both
Do you prefer summer or winter? Summer
Do you prefer an international vacation or a new TV? Vacation
Do you prefer rain or snow?
Do you prefer the pool or the sea? Pool


Do you collect anything? If so, what is it? No
What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Travel Blogger
Who is the coolest celebrity you’ve ever met? Benicio del Toro
If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Invisibility
How many pairs of shoes do you own? A few
What is a recent book that you have enjoyed? Fish in a Tree
What’s your favorite holiday? Thanksgiving
Describe yourself in 3 words. Determined, Planner, Cook
If you could take 3 items with you to a deserted island, what would they be? Toothbrush, matches, knife

DENISE FERNANDEZ, 5th Grade Mrs. Fernandez has a Bachelors Degree in Communications and is a certified FLDOE K-6 teacher. She has seven years of teaching experience. This will be her first year back with MSPCS.

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