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Having a Ball: Meet Kingsley's New Second Grade Teacher

Navigating the first year of teaching in a new district is daunting. Starting in the middle of a pandemic is even harder! Mrs. Aimee Ball joined Kingsley Schools as a second grade teacher in 2020.

"What a crazy year to begin a new career!" she said. "I am excited for the upcoming school year and can't wait to meet my new students, and see how much my first year students have grown."

Mrs. Ball is looking forward to getting to know the Kingsley community.

In Her Own Words

"Hi, my name is Aimee Ball. I live in Traverse City with my husband and four young children. My husband’s career in the United States Coast Guard has allowed us to live all over the United States. We have lived in North Carolina, Alaska, California, and Alabama, but have decided to call Traverse City home. My four children (6, 8,10,12) keep me very busy and entertained. As a family we love going to the beach and exploring our new areas!"

A Few of Mrs. Ball's Favorite Things:

Dessert: White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake 🍰

Disney Movie: The Little Mermaid 🧜‍♀️

Sport: Football 🏈

Team: Baltimore Ravens 🏈

Animal: Giraffe 🦒

Food: Hot Wings 🍗

Drink: Unsweet Tea 🧋🍵

Holiday: Christmas 🎄

Hobby: Crafting and cooking 🖍️🍽️

Color: Purple 💜

What do you love about teaching?

Getting to know my students and watching their wonder and excitement for learning grow throughout the year.

Describe yourself in three words:

Creative, Adventurous, Caring

Do you have any family traditions?

Every Friday night is pizza, movie, and popcorn night.

Fill in the blank: My students would be surprised to know that ___________:

I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, I went skydiving over Napa Valley

What is the quote that you live by?

The power of Yet.... I can't do that YET, means anything is possible.

What life advice do you have for your students?

Believe in yourself and you will accomplish great things


To contact Mrs. Ball, send her an email at

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