Mrs. Santina Payne

4th Grade


Education: St. Mark Catholic School, Roncalli High School, Indiana University; B.S. Elementary Education.

Years of Experience: 8 years

Favorite thing about St. Roch:  “The students at St. Roch Catholic School are wonderful! They always show respect and honor for God and others.”

Hobbies/Areas of Interest:  Reading (children and adult books), shopping, hanging out with friends in Bloomington, spending time with my puppy at the Dog Park.

Quote: “The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.  You can teach a lesson for a day, but if you teach curiosity, you teach for a lifetime.  It’s too bad that the people who really know how to run the country are busy teaching school.  Nothing improves a child’s hearing like praise!”