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September Teachers of the Month - Jennifer McDonald & Carla Bonner

Congratulations to Ms. McDonald at Northwest Middle School and Ms. Bonner at West Hills Elementary who were honored today with a surprise classroom visit, $25 gift card to Red Lobster from Nino’s Daycare, and roses from Cartoons and Balloons.

Mayor Percy Bland, Meridian Parks and Recreation Director Kelvin McGruder, and local businesses, Cartoons and Balloons and Nino's Daycare, will be recognizing an outstanding teacher or staff member from two MPSD schools a month during the 2014-15 school year. 

Northwest – Jennifer McDonald
Ms. McDonald teaches sixth grade math at Northwest Middle School. She was chosen for this honor because she is a team player, works hard, and loves her job and students. She also uses creative ideas and innovative lesson plans to keep her students engaged in learning.

Northwest Middle School Teacher of the Month Jennifer McDonald (center). Pictured left to right: Justus Booth, Northwest Assistant Principal; Jackie McFarland, Northwest Principal; Jennifer McDonald, Northwest 6th grade math teacher; Dr. Alvin Taylor, MPSD Superintendent; Kelvin McGruder, City of Meridian Parks & Recreation Director.

Ms. McDonald with her 6th grade math class at Northwest Middle School.


West Hills – Carla Bonner
Ms. Bonner teaches second grade at West Hills Elementary School. Ms. Bonner was chosen for Teacher of the Month at West Hills because she turns in her lesson plans on time, is always on time to work, has perfect attendance, and good classroom management skills. She also is using great teaching strategies in her classroom and has a strong rapport with her students.

Pictured left to right: Dr. Alvin Taylor, MPSD Superintendent; Carla Bonner, West Hills 2nd grade teacher and Teacher of the Month; Kelvin McGruder, City of Meridian Parks and Recreation Director; and Candi Robertson, West Hills Principal.

Ms. Bonner and her second grade class at West Hills Elementary.


Congratulations to Ms. McDonald and Ms. Bonner! We are very proud of you!

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