Welcome back to school!
I'm excited about our new year together. This year I will be teaching Junior English and AP Language and Composition. My goal is to create an inviting classroom that allows for student expression as we all work to increase our writing, reading, and critical thinking skills. I welcome all types of learners and ask that you are willing to explore many ideas and learning styles as we find what best fits our needs. I expect and model respect and acceptance in my classroom.
This is my 12th year of teaching HS English, and my 2nd in Tonganoxie. I sponsor the Gay Straight Alliance student group and Improv group, and you might see me helping at a concession stand or at sporting events cheering on the Chieftains.
When I'm not at school, I enjoy gardening, baking, and reading. This summer, I started on my MA in English. Rest assured, I am always exploring new ideas, reading new authors, or expanding my learning and my experiences. I fully expect to fail many times, at many different things, and I know that each one of those failures will be a learning experience.
My family and I have enjoyed becoming part of this school and community. When we are not at our many school events, we kayak, take trips, and argue over what we are watching next on Netflix or whose turn it is to unload the dishwasher.
Feel free to contact me at anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students are encouraged to see me before or after school, or during homeroom with a pass. Parents are encouraged to email at anytime or call (913)416-1460, ext 2059 during 2nd or 6th hours. I would appreciate a 24 hour lead time to set up a parent/teacher conference.
Have a great year!!
Skooter, the bane of my existence.
Making balloon animals with my bestie. This is a real-world skill, folks.
My kids contemplating art, or wondering when they get to eat.
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404 E 24/40 Highway
Tonganoxie Kansas 66086