Meet the Teachers: 5th Grade

Mr. Thomas Lipton is the 5th grade homeroom teacher. Mr. Lipton also teaches 5th- 8th grade science. This is Mr. Lipton’s first year teaching at St. Maria Goretti. He grew up in the Chicago area. Mr. Lipton earned his masters in teaching from Loyola University-Chicago and his certification and middle school science endorsement from National Louis University.

Mr. Lipton taught at a Catholic school for two years in New Mexico before returning to the Chicago area. He taught at Catholic schools in Waukegan and Chicago before coming to St. Maria Goretti.

Mr. Lipton is looking forward to leading the students through the Science Fair. He has previously led students in New Mexico and Waukegan through the Science Fair. Mr. Lipton is also excited to be a moderator of Student Council this year.

Mr. Lipton is an avid runner. He will be running his 7th Chicago Marathon this October. He coached basketball and track while working in New Mexico.

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