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Welcome to 7th grade!!! This is my 31st year of teaching English and my 20th year at Gentry Middle School. I am originally from South Dakota and have taught a variety of secondary grade levels in South Dakota, Iowa, and Missouri. I obtained my degrees in Secondary Education and English at Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD and earned my Masters at William Woods University.I have been married for 32 years, have four children, two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.In my spare time I enjoy reading anything that I can get my hands on. I especially enjoy young adult fiction.Schedule:7:30 - 8:16 RTI8:20 - 9:06 Advisory9:10 - 10:50 ELA - Core 110:54 - 11:15 Plan Time11:19 - 11:40 Lunch11:44 - 12:05 Plan Time12:09 - 12:55 Team and Content Meetings12:59 - 2:35 ELA - Core 2