This is Rachele Contini's 3rd year teaching Italian at Brookewood. She grew up in a trilingual household in Maryland with 6 brothers and 1 sister. Rachele Contini was a graduate of Brookewood in 2017 and a graduate from the University of Maryland in 2021 with a B.A. in Studio Art and Italian Studies. Rachele is also teaching 3rd grade history this year. Rachele enjoys participating in pilgrimages. She has attended the World Youth Day in Brazil, Poland and Panama. This summer Rachele went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Rachele enjoys the arts, yoga, and computer programming.