Mrs. Leydi Yerks Giraldo

Mrs. Leydi Yerks Giraldo is a Spanish teacher.
Mrs. Yerks is originally from Colombia and attended Escuela Normal Superior del Quindío and the American College of Education, where she studied Education. She previously worked at Colegio Juan Pablo II in Colombia.

In her free time, she enjoys dancing, hiking, and traveling. Her favorite saint is St. Francis of Assisi and her favorite quote is “Que no se pase la vida esperando tiempos mejores,” (Don't spend your life waiting for better times). She is pictured with her husband Kevin.

“I like to teach the verbs in Spanish because it is my first language and there are many fun activities that can be done with the students,” she shares.

As a new teacher this year, she says: “I like the camaraderie and union shared by all the staff.”
St. Paul VI Catholic High School is a private Diocesan Catholic preparatory school for girls and boys in grades 9-12 in Chantilly, Virginia, seeking to help our students Grow in Grace and Wisdom. Our school is part of the Diocese of Arlington and offers rigorous academics, an inclusive community focused on spiritual and leadership formation, and a proud athletic tradition featuring nationally renowned programs competing in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association.

St. Paul VI Catholic High School is an accredited member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.