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I was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I have been teaching in Texas schools for 22 years. This is my second year at La Vega Intermediate. I have taught 5th grade math at South Waco Elementary,and  20 years teaching at McAllen ISD in deep South Texas. I have taught 3rd grade, 5th grade and 6th grade. Before working as a school teacher I worked as a missionary with the Presbyterian Church in Mexico. I also spent six years working on airplanes in the Air Force. While in the Air Force I worked as a crew chief on B-57 and T-33 aircraft. Later I worked on C-130 transport planes as a navigation system specialist. I enjoy teaching mathematics and am looking forward to helping my students gain in their skills and confidence.

I graduated from Columbia International University in Columbia, South Caroline with a B. S. degree in Bible. I also have a Master of Education degree in Education Administration from Grand Canyon University. I studied Spanish in San Jose, Costa Rica, and Mexico City and also studied at the University of Texas Pan American, Texas State University, and New Mexico State University.
 

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Hawaiian Falls Park

What to Wear:
Girls must have a modest swim suit, tummy must be covered
Boys must have appropriate swim trunks
 
What to Bring: Towel, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
 
Entry to water park and lunch is provided
Optional: Money, Small goggles are permitted.
 
Students may come to school on May 25th dressed for the water park. Any student not wearing appropriate swimwear will not be allowed to attend.
 
If your child has earned this trip but you do not want him or her to attend please contact the school.  

End Of The Year Events

May 25 Hawaiian Falls 9:30-2:30
May 26 Awards Ceremony (In Classrooms)
4th grade 9:30
6th Grade 10:15
5th Grade 11:00
 
May 29 Memorial Day Student/Staff Holiday
May 31 Last Day of School Early Release at 11:50

Progress Reports

Progress reports went out today. Students who bring back their report signed by a parent or guardian will get extra credit.  

STAAR TEST

This coming Monday May 8, 2017 we will be taking the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR). Please make sure your child gets a good night's sleep. 

Homework for week of May 1, 2017

Monday: Sixth Grade Math Builder 21
Tuesday: Sixth Grade Math Builder 20
Wednesday: Sixth Grade Math Builder 19
Thursday: Sixth Grade Math Builder 18

Homework for the week of April 3, 2017

Monday: Motivation Math page 325
Tuesday: Motivation Math page 326
Wednesday: Motivation Math page 293
Thursday: Motivation Math page 327 

Homework for the week of March 27, 2017

Monday:  STAAR pages 178-179
Tuesday: Motivation Math page 318
Wednesday: Motivation Math page 322
Thursday: Motivation Math page 321

Homework For Week of March 20, 2017

Monday: Step-Up pages 197-198
Tuesday: Step-Up pages 201-202
Wednesday: Step-Up pages 208-209
Thursday: STAAR 176-177