My name is Jennifer Burke and I teach fourth grade at SPJ.  I have a BS in Elementary Education from Saint Joseph College and a five-year professional license to teach grades one through eight.  I graduated from Central Catholic High School in Canton and SS Philip and James Elementary School. 
     I have been a teacher at SPJ for more than 20 years..  At SPJ I have taught Math to grades 5-8, third grade, fourth grade, and various specials including gym and art.  I am a past chair of the OCSAA committee for SPJ.  In 2017 I was nominated forthe all Stark County teacher of the year award. My hobbies include gardening and reading. 

2018-2019 Lesson Plans:


Fourth Grade

Mrs. Jennifer Burke


In Fourth Grade students 

•Attend Massillon YMCA Swim Class for 5 weeks in the fall

•Have lead roles in the Grades 1 thru 4 Christmas Musical

Our curriculum focuses on:

•History of Ohio

• Science (taught by Mrs. Bonnot) The life cycle of plants

•The 10 Commandments

•The Beatitudes

•Continuing to improve reading fluency, comprehension, and writing skills.

•Art  (taught by Mrs. Salupo)                                                  

•Music (taught by Mrs. Clay)

•Computer (taught by Mr. Mitchell)

•Spanish (taught by Mrs. Welch)