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October Teachers of the Month – Deanna Clayton & Steven Shadwick

Congratulations to Deanna Clayton, Parkview Elementary School, and Steven Shadwick, Magnolia Middle School, who were honored today with a surprise classroom visit, flowers/gift basket, and $25 gas gift card.

Pictured left to right: Jackie McFarland, Parkview Elementary School Principal; Deanna Clayton, Parkview Elementary School Special Education Teacher and October Teacher of the Month; and Aleasha Jordan, City of Meridian Parks and Recreation Supervisor.

Parkview – Deanna Clayton

Deanna Clayton teaches third through fifth grade students in self-contained special education at Parkview Elementary School. Ms. Clayton was chosen for this honor because she is a team player,always volunteers to help, is a hard worker, and has a humble spirit. She truly has the best interest of students at hear and believes that her students can be successful.

Pictured left to right: (back row) Shannon Hosey, Magnolia Middle School Counselor; Sherrod Miller, Magnolia Middle School Assistant Principal; Steven Shadwick, Magnolia Middle School Seventh Grade Teacher and October Teacher of the Month; and Angela McQuarley, Magnolia Middle School Principal (front row) Aleasha Jordan, City of Meridian Parks and Recreation Supervisor

Magnolia –Steven Shadwick

Steven Shadwick is the seventh grade team leader at Magnolia Middle School. He was chosen for this award because he has a great rapport with students. He also types minutes from the seventh grade team meetings, makes sure the seventh grade teachers have the resources and information they need, and keeps the administration informed on academics and behavior of seventh grade students.

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 2015-16 school year. 

Congratulations to Ms. Clayton and Mr. Shadwick! We are very proud of you!

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