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Dr. Taylor's Blog - On a Positive Note...

MPSD Parents and Community Members,

Happy New Year!

The new year is upon us and with that comes a laser focus on achievement in the Meridian Public School District. Our teachers and staff are working harder than ever to ensure that our students have a successful school year. So, I would like to take this opportunity to recognize some of our top teachers.

When a teacher is present each and every day at school, it truly helps our students be more successful. The following teachers had perfect attendance during the first semester of the 2013-14 school year:

Crestwood

Shanteria Lee

   

Harris Lower

Marcie Boyd

 

Sally Gaddis

 

Betty Williams

 

Sandra Moore

 

Rhonda Clark

   

Harris Upper

Hannah Hickman

   

Oakland Heights

Ashley Reed

 

Darlene Broadway

 

Beth Thrasher

 

Dazell Jackson

 

Linda Hopson

 

Janice Turnage

   

Parkview

Michael Murray

 

Lauren Zettler

 

Donna Busby

 

Stacey Smith

 

Cierra Ball

 

Bonnie Opel

 

Tammy Clark

   

Poplar Springs

Shelley Whittington

 

Kara Irby

 

Kasey Lott

 

Cassie Brent

 

LaNelle Griffith

 

Vincent Coley

   

West Hills

Nell Barron

 

Vickie Davis

 

Susan Lepscier - Williams

 

Catina McBride

 

Audrey Parsons

   

Carver

Edna Burrage

 

Terry Clayton

 

Victor Lucas

 

Charles Pease

 

Jewel Rushing

 

Natalie Ward

   

Magnolia

Rhonda Burrage

   

Northwest

Brown, Jonathan

 

Clark, Hazel

 

Haycox, Cary

 

Hill, Kim

 

Hood, Jacqueline

 

King, Rosie

 

Roberts, Daniel

 

Thomas, Shannon

   

MHS - 9th Grade

Holli Cobb

 

David Covert

 

Shari Joyner

 

Becky Sullivan

 

Vanessa Mix

 

Ashley Justice

 

Teresa Worthy

   

MHS

Antonio Altman

 

Casandra Altman

 

Randy Bolden

 

Mary Bounds

 

Ruthie Ann Brown

 

Dr. Myra Catchings

 

Kimberly Coley

 

Calvin Hampton

 

Amanda Hanegan

 

James Hickmon

 

Sharon Hudnall

 

Robert Larocco

 

Mia McDonald

 

Heather Neese

 

Shirley Silliaman

 

Stacey Slater

 

Louis Sutton

 

Tony Tadlock

 

Patti Walker

 

Lynda Wilson

 

Patricia Wilson

   

Ross Collins

Martin Jack

 

Mart Murphree

 

Allen Harwell

   

Marion Park

Lori Gatlin

 

I would also like to recognize our Top 20 teachers for the District. These teachers have the highest scores on our second nine weeks common assessments.

Teacher

School

Donna Smith

MHS

Catherine Moore

Poplar Springs

Kim Hill

Northwest

Cassie Brent

Poplar Springs

Rhonda Burrage

Magnolia

Mary Kathryn Endicott

Poplar Springs

Bridget Purdy

Poplar Springs

Haley Alexander

Poplar Springs

Shevondra Clayton

Crestwood

Regina Herd

Northwest

Jamie Buxton

MHS

Stephen Stockton

Carver

Kim Hill

Northwest

Dena Patterson

Oakland Heights

Camille Lesseig

MHS

Carla Bonner

West Hills

Ed Abdella

MHS

John Valles

MHS

Linda Posey

Poplar Springs

Jessica Killen

West Hills

Brook Gillette

Poplar Springs

 

Congratulations to these teachers for their hard work and dedication to the students of Meridian! I appreciate you so much!

I am looking to another semester and chance to continue making positive strides!

Always Believe in Blue,
Dr. Taylor

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