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Staff Favorites
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Administration & Support

Lisa Baker

Birthday: July 28th Position/Grade: SLP   Place To Eat: Panera, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle, Chopt Gift Cards: Target, Michaels, Amazon Snack/Drink: Trail Mix, Popcorn, Salty Snacks Dessert/Cookie: Rice Krispy Treats, Chocolate Chip with nuts Soup: Chili, Potato...

Amanda Marlor

Birthday: July 5 Position/Grade: ESL Teacher   Place To Eat: Zaxby's, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle Gift Cards: Target, Amazon, Starbucks Snack/Drink: Coffee, Water, Pretzels, Popcorn Dessert/Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Cheesecake Soup: Broccoli Cheese Color: Purple...

Melinda Gray

Birthday: February 12 Position/Grade: Dean of Students   Place To Eat: Panera, PDQ, Zaxby's Gift Cards: Amazon, Visa Snack/Drink: Original Chex Mix/Diet Coke Dessert/Cookie: Cheerwine, Sundrop, Hazelnut Coffee, Chocolate, Donuts, Chips Soup: French Onion, Potato,...

Annice Thomas

Places to Eat: Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe, Longhorn, Chilis, Cheddars Gift Cards: TJ Maxx, Target, Walmart Snack/drink: grape drink, citrus Minute Maid, mango, passion fruit, strawberry lemonade Dessert/cookie: Nothing Bundt cakes, lemon vanilla, chocolate chip Soup: chicken...

Megan Morris

Birthday: 4/21 Position/Grade: Principal   Place To Eat: Panera, Chipotle Gift Cards: Starbucks, Target Snack/Drink: Mixed Nuts/Seltzer Water/Coffee Dessert/Cookie: yes please 🙂 Soup: Pho Color: Blues, Greens  

Christi Sims Little

Birthday: October 13 Position/Grade: Assistant Principal   Place To Eat: Jersey Mike's, Panera Gift Cards: Walmart, Target, Dunkin Donuts Snack/Drink: Coffee, White Cheddar Popcorn, Chocolate candy Dessert/Cookie: Peanut butter cookies, pound cake Soup: Vegetable...

Bridgett Walls

Birthday: September 16th           Position: Academic Facilitator          Places to Eat: Panera Bread - Chick - Fil - A, 131 Main, Ruth's Chris        GiftCards: Any           Snack/Drink: Trail Mix, Extra Cheddar Goldfish, White Cheddar popcorn, Canada Dry Ginger...

Nicki Elkins

Birthday: June 13 Position/Grade: Guidance Counselor   Place To Eat: Chick-fil-a, Sushi, Olive Garden Gift Cards: Any Snack/Drink: Fruits/Water Dessert/Cookie: anything Chocolate Soup: Cream of ... anything! Color: Blue Special Requests: openness & honesty...

Phyllis McDonald

Birthday: 4/28 Position: Registrar Places to Eat: Panera, Lone Star, Cheddars, Chilis Gift Cards: AMC theater, Target, Walmart Snack/Drink: Mountain Dew, McDonald's caramel frappe Dessert/cookie: lemon drop at Panera Soup: chicken, vegetable Color: yellow Special...

Sarah Whittaker

Birthday: March 17 Position: Speech Places to Eat: Jason's Deli, Panera Gift Cards: Target, Amazon Snack/Drink: ginger ale, coke Scent: Clean Linen Dessert/cookie: chocolate chip, oatmeal Soup: tomato basil Color: Green Wish list: Clemson Tigers fan

Connect

Todd Whittington

Birthday (Month & Day): TBD Position/Grade: Music (K-5 and extensions) Places to Eat: I'm a coffee lover! Gift Cards: Amazon, Starbucks, Target Snack/Drink: TBD Dessert/Cookie: cookies, cakes, pies, chocolate -anything with sugar HA! - (I hope my gym trainer doesn't...

Christine Cockerham

Birthday (Month & Day): 1/19 Position/Grade: Art (K-5 and extensions) Places to Eat: Pizza Places, Starbucks, Smoothie King Gift Cards: Amazon, TJ Maxx, Marshals Snack/Drink:flavored water Dessert/Cookie: fruit Soup: tomato Flowers: All Color: ALL! Special Requests:...

Jose Palacio

Birthday: July 31 Position/Grade: PE   Place To Eat: Harris Teeter Sushi, Outback Gift Cards: Dunkin Donuts Snack/Drink: MetRx Protein Bars/Green Machine Smoothie Dessert/Cookie: Donuts/Chocolate Chip Soup: Clam Chowder Flower: Begonias Color: Red Special Requests:...

Worthiya Yem

Birthday: July 1                    Position:Technology Teacher   Places to Eat: Cheesecake Factory – Olive Garden GiftCards: Amazon – Target Snack/Drink:Coffee - Chocolate Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Soup: Clam Chowder Color: All

Cafeteria & Custodial

Jalesa Young

Birthday: August 11th           Position: Custodian           Places to Eat: TGIF Friday's - Home          GiftCards: Gabe's – Kid's Foot Locker - Big Lots           Snack/Drink:Water - Ferrero Rocher         Dessert/Cookie:Macadamia Nut           Soup: Broccoli Soup ...

Peter Mangala

Birthday: July 2nd           Position: Custodian           Places to Eat: Home          GiftCards: Flowers           Snack/Drink:Water           Dessert/Cookie:Pie        Soup: Bean Soup           Color: Green - Black Special Request: Tools                           ...

Teresa Latta

Birthday: January 16 Position/Grade: Cafeteria Manager   Place To Eat: Chick-Fil-A, Mexican restaurants Gift Cards: Target or Kirklands Snack/Drink: nuts/Diet Coke or tea or Diet Dr. Pepper Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Chip cookies, brownies Soup: Baked potato...

Katja Basso

Birthday: 8/17 Position/Grade: Cafeteria Place To Eat: Chick-Fil-A Gift Cards: Target Snack/Drink: Chocolate/Ginger Ale Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Chips Soup: Any  Color: Red Special Requests: Wish-list: 

Mary Cureton

Birthday: 3/15 Position/Grade: Cafeteria   Place To Eat: Midnight Diner Gift Cards: Visa Snack/Drink: Trail Mix Dessert/Cookie: Strawberry Cake/Pecan Raisins  Soup: Onion Color: Red Special Requests: Wish-list: more communication

Lucy Guizar

Birthday: 6/30 Position/Grade: Cafeteria   Place To Eat: Viva Chicken Gift Cards: Kohls Snack/Drink: Water Dessert/Cookie: Chocolates Soup: Any Color: Pink Special Requests: Wish-list: 

Ana L Padilla

Birthday: 1/11 Position/Grade: Cafeteria   Place To Eat: Viva Chicken Gift Cards: Ross Snack/Drink:  Dessert/Cookie: Cake Soup: Chicken Color: Blue Special Requests: Wish-list: 

Maria Vasquez

Birthday: 12/6 Position/Grade: Cafeteria   Place To Eat:  Gift Cards: Macy's Snack/Drink: Orange Juice Dessert/Cookie: Soup: Chicken Color: Blue Special Requests: Wish-list: 

Ruby Williams

Birthday: 11/2 Position/Grade: Cafeteria   Place To Eat: Showmars Gift Cards: Walmart Snack/Drink: Popcorn/Diet Coke Dessert/Cookie: Soup: Broccoli     Color: Black & White Special Requests: Wish-list: 

Kindergarten

Brianna Bean

Birthday: Nov. 21 Position: Kindergarten Places to Eat: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Gift Cards: Starbucks, Target Scents: Lavender Snack/drink: Lemondade (Minute Maid), Little Debbie Honeybuns Dessert/cookie: Cheesecakes Soup: chicken Flowers: Forget Me Nots Color: purple...

Cheree LaVergne

Birthday: 8/15 Position: Kindergarten Places to Eat: Macaroni Grill, Olive Garden, On the Border, Chick Fil A Gift Cards: Target, Starbucks, Walmart, Dunkin Donuts Snack/drink: fruit, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts Dessert/cookie: cheesecase, chocolate chip cookies (really...

Tricia Hagler

Birthday: 2/3 Position/Grade: K   Place To Eat: Chick-Fil-A, On the Border, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds Gift Cards: Target, Amazon, Michaels, Hobby Lobby - Any:-) Snack/Drink: Trail Mix, Dr. Pepper, Water, Coffee, Iced Coffee Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Flower:...

1st Grade

Tammy Wallace

Birthday: September 21st            Position: 1st grade Teacher         Places to Eat: Chick Fil-A           GiftCards: Walmart, Target           Snack/Drink: Organic Tea         Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Chip Cookies       Soup: Chicken Noodle            Color: Red -...

Natalie Falkowski

Birthday: 12/28 Position/Grade: 1st   Place To Eat: Cava, Cheesecake Factory, Any Sushi Place Gift Cards: Amazon, Target Snack/Drink: Cheezits, Trail Mix, Diet Coke, Iced Coffee, Pirates Booty Dessert/Cookie: Nothing Bundt Cakes, Gluten-free Chocolate Chip or White...

Stacy Reese

Birthday: June 28 Position/Grade: 1st   Place To Eat: Chick-Fil-a, Panera Gift Cards: Target, Amazon, Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts Snack/Drink: Iced Coffee & Unsweetened iced tea 🙂 Dessert/Cookie: Peanut Butter or Red Velvet Color: Orange Flower: Hibiscus &...

2nd Grade

Candace Ruch

Birthday: 12/28 Position: 2nd Grade Places to Eat: Tenders/PDQ, Chick Fil A Gift Cards: Amazon Snack/Drink: Trail Mix, Popcorn Dessert/Cookie: sugar cookie Flowers: Lillies Soup: pho Color: red Special Requests: Student Snacks Wish List: carpet squares

Umekia Boyd

Birthday: December 6th                Position: 2nd Grade Teacher   Places to Eat:  Olive Garden - Chili's - Friday's - Chick Fil-A - Indian & Japanese Cuisine - Sandwich Shops - Schlotsky's                   Gift Cards: LakeShore - Target - Starbucks - Wal-Mart -...

Kayla Bullock

Birthday: August 18 Position/Grade: 1st   Place To Eat: Panera, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle Gift Cards: Target, Marshalls, PetSmart Snack/Drink: Original Chex Mix/Diet Coke Dessert/Cookie: Red Velvet cake/cupcake Soup: Panera Bread's Baked Potato Color: Purple Flower: Roses...

3rd Grade

Ryan Holt

Birthday: 10/29 Position: 3rd Grade Places to Eat: Starbucks Giftcards: Amazon, Target, Walmart Scents: anything that smells good Snack/drink: Starbucks coffee Dessert/cookie: oatmeal cookies Soup: French onion, Potato Soup Color: blue and green

Megan Tyson

Birthday: April 30 Position/Grade: 3rd Places to Eat: Chick Fil A, Jason's Deli Gift cards: Amazon, Target Snack/drink: Bubly sparkling water, white cheddar popcorn Dessert/ cookie: chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies Soup: Broccoli and cheddar Color: Blue/Purple...

Maribeth Adams

Birthday: March 23rd            Position: 3rd grade Teacher         Places to Eat: Chipotle           GiftCards: Starbucks, Bath & Body Works, Target, Amazon, TJ Maxx           Snack/Drink: Starbucks Strawberry Acai Refresher - Goldfish         Dessert/Cookie: Fruit ...

Dana Trippedo

Birthday: 2/15 Position/Grade: 3rd   Place To Eat: Panera Gift Cards: Starbucks, Target Snack/Drink: Coffee, Almonds, LaraBars Dessert/Cookie: Dairy-free Soup: Dairy Free Flowers: Any Succulents Color: Green Special Requests: gum

4th Grade

Lisa Fisher

Birthday: July 9           Position: Teacher - Teacher 4th Grade          Places to Eat: Chipotle, Chick Fil-A, Panera, Starbucks         Gift Cards: Target, Walmart, Trader Joe's, iTunes, Olive Garden, Red Robin          Snack/Drink: Water, Unsalted Cashews, Almonds...

Jonathan Pastuf

Birthday: September 22nd            Position: 4th grade Teacher         Places to Eat: Olive Garden, Sonny's, Moe's         GiftCards: Amazon - Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Visa            Snack/Drink: Almonds - Trail Mix - Beef Jerky        Dessert/Cookie:...

Victoria Lott

Birthday: May 7th            Position: Teacher - Teacher 4th Grade          Places to Eat: Panera - Chick Fil A, Chipotle          Gift Cards: Target - Amazon - Itunes           Snack/Drink: Dr. Pepper - Chips/Doritos - Kind Bars         Dessert/Cookie: White...

5th Grade

Courtney Young

Birthday: January 19          Position: Teacher - Teacher 5th Grade          Places to Eat: Viva Chicken, Cheesecake Factory, Chick Fil A, Blaze Pizza        Gift Cards: TJ Maxx, Nike, Chick Fil A, Target, Walmart           Snack/Drink: Cherry Coke, Pepsi       ...

Sierra Walley

Birthday: 9/17 Position/Grade: 5th   Place To Eat: Chipotle, Flowerchild (Anywhere in southend) Gift Cards: Amazon, Starbucks, Target Snack/Drink: Diet Coke/Trail Mix Dessert/Cookie: Oatmeal Raisin Soup: Italian Wedding Flowers: Sunflower Color: Green Special...

PreK

Anne Beauregard

Birthday: 10/14 Position/Grade: PreK Places to eat: Cava Snack/drink: Water, anything salty, peanut M&Ms Dessert/cookie: Oatmeal Raisin Soup: Butternut Squash Favorite Places to Get a Gift Card: Starbucks or Target Color: Blue and Green Flower: All Special requests:...

Tracy Lindsey

Birthday: January 22nd            Position:Teacher - PreK          Places to Eat: Chick  Fil - A  - Jim & Nick's BBQ          GiftCards: Target   - Home Goods            Snack/Drink: Kind Bars - York Patties         Dessert/Cookie:Brownies - Macadamia Nut Cookies   ...

Lauren Pacheco

Birthday: November 24th            Position: Teacher - PreK         Places to Eat: Salsarita's           Gift Cards: Target - Starbucks          Snack/Drink: Water - Popcorn - Chocolate         Dessert/Cookie: Chocolate Chip Cookies    Soup: Veggie          Color:...

Sharry Jarvis

Birthday: January 23 Position/Grade: Assistant Pre-K   Place To Eat: Bad Daddy's Big Burgers, Tacos 4 Life Gift Cards: Kohls, Walmart Snack/Drink: Dr. Pepper Dessert/Cookie: anything chocolate Soup: Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheddar Color: Red Special Requests:...

EC Extensions

Anna Jones

Birthday: 3/21 Position EC Extensions Teacher Favorite Restaurant: Bone Fish, Chick- fil-a, Favorite Refreshment (drink, snack, candy): Water, Starbucks Favorite Cookie or Dessert: Oreos Favorite Soup: Vegetable soup Favorite Places to Get a Gift Card: Amazon Favorite...

Amy Brandon

Birthday - May 7th Position - EC Pre-K Favorite Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Longhorn Favorite Snack: Starbucks, Hot Tamales candy Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Chip and Sugar Cookies Favorite Soup: Potato Soup Favorite Place to get a Gift Card: Target, Walmart, Amazon...

Bobbi Russ

Birthday: April 3 Position/Grade: EC Teacher   Place To Eat: Bonefish, Carabba's Gift Cards: Target, Marshalls, PetSmart Snack/Drink: Amazon Dessert/Cookie: Macadamia Chocolate Chip Soup: Chicken Corn Chowder Color: Teal Flower: Daisies Scents: Liz Taylor's White...

Shelby Davis

Birthday: March 22 Position/Grade: EC Teaching Assistant   Place To Eat: Panera, Chick-Fil-A Gift Cards: Target, Amazon Snack/Drink: Seltzer/Diet Coke Dessert/Cookie: Oreo/Chocolate Soup: Panera Bread's Baked Potato Color: Light Blue and Light Green Flower: Any...

Ayla Dollard

Birthday: February 24 Position/Grade: Teaching Assistant EC   Place To Eat: Seafood or Steakhouse places Gift Cards: Any Snack/Drink: Strawberry, Mango or Pineapple flavor Dessert/Cookie: Red Velvet cake/sweet potato pie Soup: Broccoli Cheddar, Chicken Noodle...

Bonnie Autry

Birthday: November 21 Position/Grade: Teacher Assistant   Place To Eat: Chick-Fil-A, Viva Chicken Gift Cards: Any Coffee, Marshalls, Walmart Snack/Drink: Popcorn, LaraBars, coffee, Bubly sparkling water Dessert/Cookie: yes Soup: any Color: Blue

Kristy Spina

Birthday: January 6th            Position:EC Resource           Places to Eat: Taco Bell – Olive Garden           Gift Cards: Target - Starbucks            Snack/Drink:Chips - Almonds - Diet Coke Flowers: Gerbera Daisies        Dessert/Cookie:Chocolate Chip Cookies   ...

Michelle Bauer

Birthday: 6/15 Position/Grade: EC Extensions   Place To Eat: Clean Juice, Nectar, Bonefish Gift Cards: Starbucks, Target Snack/Drink: Gluten Free Pretzels, Bai, Vitamin Water  Dessert/Cookie: Gluten Free Chocolate Chip cookie Soup: Rice Noodle Gluten Free Flower:...

Teaching Assistants

Baseemah Azim

Birthday - July 11th Position - Teacher's Assistant Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden, Zaxby's Favorite Snack: Sprite, Peanut M&Ms Favorite Dessert: Soft Sugar Cookies, Strawberry Cheesecake Favorite Soup: Broccoli Cheddar from Panera Favorite Place to get a Gift...

Robin Stitt

Birthday - March 6 Favorite Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse, Chick-Fil-A Favorite Snack: Trail Mix, Cashews, Nuts Favorite Dessert: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Favorite Soup: Broccoli Cheese Favorite Place to get a Gift Card: Ross Stores, Bath & Body Works Favorite Color:...

Lauren Lightner-Sharpe

Birthday - July 5th Position - Teacher's Assistant Favorite Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A Favorite Snack: Ginger Ale, Peanut M&Ms Favorite Dessert: Brownies Favorite Soup: Chicken Noodle Favorite Place to get a Gift Card: Target, Chick Fil-A Favorite Color: Lavender...

Shelby Davis

Birthday: March 22 Position/Grade: EC Teaching Assistant   Place To Eat: Panera, Chick-Fil-A Gift Cards: Target, Amazon Snack/Drink: Seltzer/Diet Coke Dessert/Cookie: Oreo/Chocolate Soup: Panera Bread's Baked Potato Color: Light Blue and Light Green Flower: Any...

Lynne DiMarco

Birthday: March 18 Position/Grade: Teacher Assistant   Place To Eat: Brueggers Bagels, Toast, E Noodle, Chick-Fil-A Gift Cards: Target, Amazon, Starbucks Snack/Drink: Beef Jerky, Trail Mix, Green Tea Dessert/Cookie: Ice cream, Shortbread, Oatmeal Raisin...

Ayla Dollard

Birthday: February 24 Position/Grade: Teaching Assistant EC   Place To Eat: Seafood or Steakhouse places Gift Cards: Any Snack/Drink: Strawberry, Mango or Pineapple flavor Dessert/Cookie: Red Velvet cake/sweet potato pie Soup: Broccoli Cheddar, Chicken Noodle...

Canice Wills

Birthday : 8/20 Position/Grade: Teaching Assistant Places to Eat: Olive Garden, Jason's Deli, Jersey Mike's, Magianno's Gift Cards: Starbucks, Walmart Snack/Drink: Ginger ale, water, sweet tea, pistachio nuts, Almond Joy, Peanut M&Ms Dessert/Cookie: Cheesecake -...

Sharry Jarvis

Birthday: January 23 Position/Grade: Assistant Pre-K   Place To Eat: Bad Daddy's Big Burgers, Tacos 4 Life Gift Cards: Kohls, Walmart Snack/Drink: Dr. Pepper Dessert/Cookie: anything chocolate Soup: Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheddar Color: Red Special Requests:...

Consuella Carr

Birthday: February 12 Position/Grade: Teacher Assistant   Place To Eat: Bonefish Grill, Outback, Olive Garden Gift Cards: Target, Walmart, Starbucks Snack/Drink: Pepsi, Cashews Dessert/Cookie: Cheesecake/Peanut Butter  Soup: Potato, Broccoli and Cheese Color: Red,...