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Ms. Elsy Sandhusen

Ms. Elsy Sandhusen is excited to be teaching at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School and is part of the World Language department where she teaches French and Spanish. 

Ms. Sandhusen graduated from Middlebury College with a Master's Degree in French Literature and Culture.  Before then, she earned a Bachelor's Degree from Montclair State University and spent her Junior year studying at the Sorbonne in Paris. Following her studies, she travelled and worked in France before returning home.  

Ms. Sandhusen loves to travel with her husband David, enjoys hiking and spending time at the beach.  She encourages her students to engage in cultural exchanges of all kinds, whether it is food, language, travel or art.  It is a wonderful way to learn about others and themselves.  

My door is always open to assist students with their individual goals. If you need to contact me, please email me at

I am excited to be starting our school year and I hope you will consider joining our French Club.  

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