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Faculty Friday feat. Mrs. Fogarty

October 12, 2018
By CKS Advancement

This week’s Faculty Friday features our veteran Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Chuck Fogarty. For over two decades, Mrs. Fogarty’s impact has extended far beyond the Kindergarten classroom. She keeps the Salesian spirit of CKS alive with her inexhaustible joy as she teaches not only academic lessons, but faith-filled life lessons. Find out what being the Queen Bee means to her, why she leads the most popular Easter Bonnet parade in town, and why she loves CKS!


Chuck Fogarty


Bachelor’s in Psychology (UF), Teacher Certification (UT & St. Leo)

What do you teach at CKS?

Kindergarten B

What is the most valuable lesson you've learned while teaching?

The Bee-attitudes – “bee” kind, “bee” thoughtful, “bee” cheerful–we have a rug in “The Hive” that tells us all about it.

What is one interesting fact about you?

I was Betty Crocker Homemaker of the year in my high school.

What is your dream vacation?

New Zealand – a glimpse of heaven for me

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? 

My 3 children & their spouses and my 9 grandchildren

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Reading, needlepoint, baking, being outside, napping

What adjective best describes you?

Positive attitude

What is your favorite classroom activity/project? Why?

The Easter Bonnet Parade – we combine the beauty of the hats and the joy of the Risen Christ

What is one thing you want your students to take away from this school year?

The Golden Rule! Love of God and each other

Why do you teach?

It’s fun and fulfilling

Why do you love CKS?

I’m ‘all in’ here – my 3 children went here, I have 3 grandchildren here now, I teach here, and I worship God here!

Want to learn more about our Kindergarten program? Click here to find out.

Kirk Bristol says:
October 12, 2018 02:05 PM CST
KB is one of the best classrooms there can be. Mrs. Fogarty (and Ms. Pombar) are the best of the best! Carter misses them everyday and the Bristols hope to see them soon!