Hello and welcome to FIRST GRADE! My name is Yvonne Castillo and I am in my 17th year of teaching! I am so excited to start another year at Palmer Elementary. I am a graduate of the University of Texas – Pan American, and am a native of the Rio Grande Valley. I enjoy traveling to College Station to spend time with my 3 daughters, going to the movies, and relaxing at home. I am firm, but nurturing, and believe that learning should be engaging, challenging, and FUN. This year reading, writing, math, and all the other subjects will be fun filled with learning through technology, hands on activities, and of course, practice!