Welcome to Maury City Elementary School!
I am so happy that you will be in my 1st grade class! It is going to be a wonderful year filled with learning, laughter, and adventures!
Just so you can learn a little about me... I grew up in a small town in Michigan. Ok...not quite as small as Maury City. In Michigan, I taught 4th grade for 2 years, and then met my fiance and moved to Jackson in 2019. I was then very blessed to find this wonderful school with the home town feel that I've always loved and was welcomed with open arms (and a strong southern drawl, lol!). I have wanted to be a teacher ever since I can remember. When I was growing up, my birthday and Christmas presents would be whiteboards and old curriculum books that my mom would bring home from her school. I can't imagine doing anything other than teaching! I love the hugs, smiles, and laughter I hear all day, but my favorite part about teaching is seeing the"light bulb" moment in a student's eyes when they learn something new or accomplish something they have worked so hard at. It is so rewarding, both for me and that student!
1st grade is a very fun year, but is also very tough! We will learn so many new things but it won't all come easy. So be prepared to work hard both at school and at home. And most importantly, NEVER GIVE UP!