Welcome to KHM

welcome to k

We have been having a wonderful school year in KHM with our awesome students and the whole kindergarten team!  We have learned so much and are excited to see everyone to continue to grow!


Please feel free to message us on Parent Square or email us at any time with questions or concerns at thanzes@milltownps.org and kmcconnell@milltownps.org.

 special schedule

Monday: Art

Tuesday: Gym

Wednesday: Library

Thursday: Technology

Friday: Music

school supplies

Please label these with your child's name:

1 red 2 pocket folder with fasteners

1 yellow 2 pocket folder with fasteners

1 blue 2 pocket folder with fasteners


These will be shared with the class:

10 Elmer’s glue sticks

4 EXPO Dry-Erase markers (black)

1 (12 pack) Dixon Ticonderoga pencils, sharpened

1 black Sharpie marker (fine)

1 black Sharpie marker (ultra fine)

1 pack Crayola Twistable crayons

1 pack of 100 blank index cards (4x6)

1 pack 3 x 3 post its

1 box of tissues

1 bottle of hand soap

1 box of sandwich size Ziploc bags

1 Fiscar blunt tip scissors


The following supplies may be needed at HOME for homework: 


Glue sticks




In addition to the above supplies, we will have a signup sheet at Back-to-School Night for other less frequently used items that will be needed throughout the school year. A homework folder will not be needed as one will be provided for your child on the first day. All other supplies (ex: pencils, pencil cases, etc.) will not be needed.


Thank you for your help! We really do appreciate it!


I graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Journalism and worked as a public relations writer for three years before returning to Kean University to pursue my Elementary Education teaching certification.  I also attended Bloomfield College and received a master's certificate in Special Education.

I began my career teaching at a Head Start program.  I taught there until my children were born. Upon returning to work, I taught and then became the director of a parent-owned, cooperative preschool.  I worked there until I came to Parkview in 2015. This is my fourth year teaching Kindergarten and I am so excited to meet all of our new kindergartners!

I've been teaching for over 20 years.  I have two children of my own, a daughter and a son.  We have one cat named Apollo. We are avid campers and love hiking, boating and visiting national parks.  

       -Mrs. Hanzes


I graduated from Rosemont College, PA with a B.A in Elementary Education. I recently received a M.A in Special Education from Saint Joseph's University.

I have been working at Parkview since 2015 and this will be my fourth year as a teacher. For the past three years, I was Parkview's Panda Learning Academy instructor. I am so thrilled to be teaching kindergarten, this is going to be a wonderful year!

I have been working at Parkview since 2015 and on occasion you may find me serving at Longhorn Steakhouse. I have an adorable chinchilla named Pikachu and I love to eat chocolate. I have a two-year old niece and a five month old nephew. In my spare time, I love to spend time with my family, go to the beach, go hiking or anything that involves the great outdoors!

       -Ms. McConnell

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Ms Krystal McConnell
Special Education Teacher - Kindergarten
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