34 New Teach­ers On Dis­trict Staff

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Meet the teach­ers and read their com­ments.

MARY CAL­HOUN

High At­tended: School Tyro Chris­tianS­chool High Col­leges At­tended: Cof­feyville Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Pittsburg State Univer­sity At­ten­dance

Cen­ter: MCHS

Grade or Sub­ject: English Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I’ve been hear­ing great things about the com­mu­nity and I’m look­ing for­ward to learn­ing a lot here.

EMI CAPPS

Fam­ily: Hus­band, Greg, two Rae­gan chil­dren,and Jack­son High School At­tended: Thun­der­bird High School (Phoenix, Ariz.) Col­leges At­tended: North­ern Ari­zona Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Noel Pri­mary

School Grade or Sub­ject: Se­cond Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Happy to join the McDon­ald County fam­ily.

DENISA DOUTHIT

Fam­ily: Hunter, Ken, Bri­an­naHigh School At­tended: Fayet­teville High School Col­leges At­tended: Univer­sity of Arkansas, North­east­ern

State Univer­sity, Arkansas State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Mus­tang

Acad­emy Grade or Sub­ject: 9-12 Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Love be­ing a part of such a car­ing dis­trict – mak­ing a dif­fer­ence each and ev­ery day!

ED DRYSDALE

Fam­ily: Abi­gail, Wife,four chil­dren,Nicole, Kay­lyn, Caleb and Dil­lon High School At­tended: An­te­lope Val­ley High School Col­leges At­tended: Hard­ing Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Pineville El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Seventh/Eighth

So­cial Stud­ies Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I felt very wel­comed here and my de­sire is to de­velop re­la­tion­ships not only with my stu­dents but with my col­leagues as well.

ROBERTA DUSHANE

Fam­ily: Hus­band, Larry, daugh­ters,Han­nah and Claire, grand­daugh­ters, Ella, Ava and Hazel High School At­tended: Well­ston (Ok­la­homa) High School Col­leges At­tended: Cottey Col­lege, Tulsa Univer­sity, Univer­sity of Cen­tral Ok­la­homa, Pittsburg State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Mu­sic Com­ment on be­ing a part of the

McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am hon­ored to be in­vited to teach at McDon­ald County and am also look­ing for­ward to learn­ing more about the com­mu­nity.

CODY FAC­TOR

Fam­ily: Wife,

Erica High School At­tended: McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS

Grade or Sub­ject: So­cial Stud­ies Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Proud to have a chance to give back to the com­mu­nity I was raised in!

ERICA FAC­TOR

Fam­ily: Hus­band,High School Cody At­tended: McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School Grade or Sub­ject: Third Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Ex­cited to be teach­ing in my home town!

LAU­REN GARVIN

Fam­ily: Dad, David, mom, Stephanie, sis­ter, Am­ber Estes High School At­tended: Home

Schooled Col­leges At­tended: Univer­sity of Arkansas At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White Rock

Grade or Sub­ject: Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion

L GENT

IZ

Fam­ily: Hus­band, Aaron, sons Eli, Parker and Riley Gent, Michael, Robert and Cameron Miller High School At­tended:

MCHS Col­leges At­tended: Mis­souri State Univer­sity, Crow­der Col­lege

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Speech Im­ple­menter (Early Child­hood and Kinder­garten) Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Ex­cited to be back teach­ing in our won­der­ful county.

MADELYN HEWINS

Fam­ily:Kenny and Par­ents, Me­lanie,brother, Sam, sis­ter, Amelia High School At­tended: Rogers High School Col­leges At­tended: Univer­sity of Arkansas At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS Grade or Sub­ject: Art, pho­tog­ra­phy and graphic de­sign Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I’m ex­cited to share my pas­sion for art and cul­ture with the McDon­ald County stu­dents and com­mu­nity.

CODY HOBBS

Fam­ily: Wife,

Ash­ton High School At­tended: McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son Mid­dle

School

Grade or Sub­ject: Sixth/Seventh

So­cial Stud­ies Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I have lived in McDon­ald County my en­tire life and couldn’t be more ex­cited to start a new phase of my life in McDon­ald County as I be­gin a new ca­reer. McDon­ald County is an amaz­ing place and I’m blessed to have the op­por­tu­nity to work here.

JONATHAN HOLZ

Fam­ily: Wife, Sarah, daugh­ter, 8-year-old Lau­ren High School At­tended: Jo­plin High School Col­leges At­tended: Mis­souri

South­ern State Univer­sity, Mis­souri State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS Grade or Sub­ject: Western Civ­i­liza­tion, Amer­i­can Govern­ment, Amer­i­can His­tory Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am very ex­cited to be part of such an amaz­ing school dis­trict.

KANON HOOVER

High At­tended:Do­rado School SpringsEl High Col­leges School At­tended: MidAmer­ica Nazarene Univer­sity, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS Grade or Sub­ject: Spe­cial

Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am ex­cited to be­come part of the MCR1 fam­ily.

KELLEN HOOVER

Fam­ily: Wife,

Laura High School At­tended: El Do­rado Springs High School Col­leges At­tended: Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity, Wil­liam Woods Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS

Grade or Sub­ject: Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am ex­cited to join the McDon­ald County R-1 fam­ily and be a Mus­tang!

KEVIN J

ACKSON

Fam­ily: Wife, Bev­erly, chil­dren, Al­lie and High At­tended:Eli School Drum­right (Ok­la­homa) High Col­leges School At­tended: South­west Bap­tist Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Pineville El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Fifth/Sixth Grade

Math Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Ex­cit­ing day to be a part of a great dis­trict.

MELISSA L

ANKFORD

Fam­ily: Hus­band, Jared, and chil­dren Zeke, Jonathan, Gabby and Joann High School At­tended: Wyn­newood, Okla. Col­leges At­tended: East Cen­tral Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White Rock

Grade or Sub­ject: Kinder­garten Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am so ex­cited to join the dis­trict and start the school year.

ROBIN L

EONARD

Fam­ily: Wife, Stacy, son, Noah High School At­tended: Wat­son Chapel (Pine Bluff, Ark.) Col­leges At­tended: South­east Arkansas Col­lege, Cen­tral Bap­tist Col­lege At­ten­dance

Cen­ter: Dis­trict Tech­nol­ogy Di­rec­tor

Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Ready to serve the stu­dents and staff of Mac County.

CALEB L

ITTLEFIELD

High At­tended: School McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son Mid­dle School

Grade or Sub­ject: Eighth Grade

Science Com­ment on be­ing a part of the

McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I’m ex­cited and in­spired to be­gin teach­ing stu­dents about the world around them.

MOR­GAN MULLIN

Fam­ily:Mike, Chris, mother,sis­ter Fa­ther, Maddy,High School At­tended: Ben­tonville High School Col­leges At­tended: Hard­ing Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: South­west City Grade or Sub­ject: Fifth and sixth grade

science Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am ex­cited to be part of such a close com­mu­nity!

DELANA MUNSTERMAN

Fam­ily: Just me! I am an aunt to nine amaz­ing nieces and neph­ews, a sis­ter and a blessed daugh­ter of two God-fear­ing par­ents High School At­tended: Ap­ple­ton City High School

Col­leges At­tended: Univer­sity of Cen­tral Mis­souri, Univer­sity of Mis­souri-Columbia, Lin­den­wood Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Coun­selor Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I fell blessed to be a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict! I’m re­ally look­ing for­ward to serv­ing the stu­dents here!!

AUSTIN ORMAND

Fam­ily:Liz, first Wife, child (girl) due at be­gin­ning of 2018 High School At­tended:

Cop­pell (Texas) Col­leges At­tended: Univer­sity of Arkansas At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS Grade or Sub­ject: Mod­ern World

His­tory Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Ex­cited about be­ing a part of a school dis­trict that fo­cuses on com­mu­nity and the build­ing of young adults into be­com­ing fully func­tion­ing mem­bers of so­ci­ety.

IDA PIPER

Fam­ily: Hus­band, Nathan, daugh­ter,

Hazel

High School At­tended: Hill­crest High

SchoolKan.) (Cuba, Col­leges At­tended: Drury Univer­sity, Evan­gel Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Stu­dent Ser­vices Grade or Sub­ject: Dis­trict psy­cho­log­i­cal ex­am­iner Com­ment on be­ing a part of the

McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am ex­cited to start this ad­ven­ture at McDon­ald County and be a part of this won­der­ful fam­ily. I am blessed!

LAU­REN R

EID

Fam­ily:High Rock SchoolHigh Hus­band, At­tended: Steven, North son Lit­tle Henry School Col­leges At­tended: Arkansas State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter:

South­west City Grade or Sub­ject: First

Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am so ex­cited to be join­ing such a won­der­ful dis­trict!

AN­GELA R

OBINSON

Fam­ily: brother, Par­ents, Richard Gene and Sheila, High At­tended: School Cassville High School Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Noel

El­e­men­tary School Grade or Sub­ject: Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I love be­ing a part of this fam­ily and all my help­ful cowork­ers.

JOY SHEPHARD

Fam­ily:Karsin and Hus­band, Kar­leigh Ryan, chil­dren, High At­tended: School McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White

Rock Grade or Sub­ject: Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: This dis­trict is like a big fam­ily – ev­ery­one help­ing each other in times of need. All of the teach­ers are sup­port­ive of one an­other.

TONYA S

HOWAH

Fam­ily: John and Teresa Showah

High School At­tended: Ben­tonville

High School

Col­leges At­tended: Hard­ing

Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: Noel Pri­mary

School

Grade or Sub­ject: Kinder­garten

Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School

Dis­trict: I am re­ally ex­cited to make an im­pact in the lives of my stu­dents.

KYLE S

MITH

High School At­tended: McDon­ald County High School

Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School Grade or Sub­ject: Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County

School Dis­trict: I grew up here and went to school here so this school dis­trict means a lot to me. I am very ex­cited to get my first year started at An­der­son El­e­men­tary and work with the awe­some stu­dents and staff!

VICKY S

WICEGOOD

Fam­ily: Re­bekahHigh School Daugh­ters, Swice­good At­tended: Dana For­est Nance Park and

High Col­leges School At­tended:La­mar Univer­sity, Univer­sity of Arkansas, NWACC At­ten­dance Cen­ter: South­west City Grade or Sub­ject: Art Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: Awe­some! I love it! I love the small town com­mu­nity!

MELINDA T

AYLOR

Fam­ily:one daugh­ter, Hus­band, six Jim, grand­sons,five sons, one grand­daugh­ter Col­leges At­tended: Lewis Clark State Col­lege, Boise State Univer­sity, Com­mu­nity Col­lege of the Air Force Grade or Sub­ject: Nurse Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald

County School Dis­trict: Ex­cited to be help­ing take care of health needs of McDon­ald County stu­dents, staff and com­mu­nity.

TARA TEODOCIO

Fam­ily:High School Vic­tor At­tended: Teodocio McDon­ald

County Col­leges High School At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White

Rock Grade or Sub­ject: First

Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am so ex­cited to fi­nally be an ed­u­ca­tor in my

home town!

KELISA VANWINKLE

Fam­ily: Madelyn, Hus­band,son Ezekiel Nate, daugh­ter, High School At­tended: McDon­ald County High School Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity

At­ten­dance Cen­ter: An­der­son El­e­men­tary School

Grade or Sub­ject: Early Child­hood Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am ex­cited to be work­ing in the dis­trict that I went to school at, from el­e­men­tary to high school. The over­all en­vi­ron­ment is much more invit­ing and com­mu­nity-ori­ented than what I have been in pre­vi­ously.

JONATHAN VIRE

Fam­ily: 8-year-old daugh­ter

High School At­tended: La­mar (Arkansas) High School Col­leges At­tended: Arkansas Tech Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: MCHS Grade or Sub­ject: So­cial

Stud­ies Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County

School Dis­trict: Be­ing here last year as a para and bas­ket­ball coach, I’m ex­cited to be­gin my teach­ing ca­reer here as well.

BRE­ANNA WATKINS

Fam­ily: sib­lings, Par­ents,Jenna KinslowMark and and Cindy, An­drew Watkin­sHigh School At­tended: Home

Schooled Col­leges At­tended: Crow­der Col­lege, Mis­souri South­ern State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White

Rock Grade or Sub­ject: Fourth Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the

McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I’m ex­cited to be part of the McDon­ald County school fam­ily and can’t wait to meet my stu­dents!

RACHEL YOUNG

Fam­ily: to 3-year-oldAunt twins High School At­tended: Wash­ing­ton High School Col­leges At­tended: Ari­zona State Univer­sity At­ten­dance Cen­ter: White

Rock Grade or Sub­ject: First Grade Com­ment on be­ing a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict: I am very ex­cited to be a part of the McDon­ald County School Dis­trict!

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