Phone: 651-744-5250


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Minnesota Twin Cities Bachelor of Arts Emotional and Behavioral Disorders licensure Trained in Restorative Practices

Susan Girouard

Hello, welcome to my classroom website!  

My name is Ms. Girouard, but most people call me Ms G. I started teaching in 2001 and began teaching at Farnsworth in 2015. I'm excited for the school year. Outside of school, I spend my time reading, gardening and traveling. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

I will be teaching Science Concepts, Social Studies Concepts, Reading Strategies and Study Skills For High School Readiness.

Science Concepts:

Students will focus on Earth Science: Topics to be covered: history of science, scientific method, geology, meteorology and astronomy

Social Studies Concepts: 

Students will focus on Global Studies: Topics to be covered: 

Students will study cultures, relationships, how people, places, and systems have changed and come to be, where things are, why conflict exists, and more.

Students will study the world in regional units with a focus on geography, historical time periods, themes and skills.

Reading Strategies: 

Students will develop and focus on their individual reading goals.

Complete a novel study

Work towards meeting grade level standards

Study Skills:

Determine student interests in career and college

Develop individualized short and long term goals

Develop skills necessary for collaboration and self-advocacy

Office Hours:  M-F   10:00 am to 12:00/3:00pm to 4pm 

Google Code:  msg23                 

Earth Science Concepts

SyllabusStudy Skills Syllabus 

Global Studies Concepts Syllabus