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Ms. Shani Foster

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Ms. Shani Foster School: Heights High School Subject: Biology/Environmental Science Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am an avid cook and baker and a make a mean red velvet and macaroni and cheese. I am a sports fan I [...]

2020-09-02T04:29:36+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Andrea Hudson

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Andrea Hudson School: Heights High School Subject: 9th Grade Counselor Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am a mother of two grown children and an empty nester. I am consumed by work but in a good way.  Outside of [...]

2020-09-01T14:55:02+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Elise Oupo

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Elise Oupo School: S.P. Waltrip High School Subject: Special Education Life Skills Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… My name is Elise Oupo and I graduated from DeVry Keller Graduate School of Management with a Master degree in Accounting and [...]

2020-09-01T14:51:00+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

C. Trevino

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: C. Trevino School: Northside High School Subject: Web Dev/Gaming Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… During my time off, I love to scuba dive. I frequently volunteer with Texas State University in San Marcos, the Meadows Center for Water and [...]

2020-09-01T14:47:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Jacquelyn Stowers

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Jacquelyn Stowers School: Northside High School Subject: French Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I like to spend time with my family, friends, and pets (one large dog and 5 cats).  I love going to restaurants, the theater and the [...]

2020-09-01T14:44:11+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Myriam Remond

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Myriam Remond School: Northside High School Subject: French 1, 2 Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I enjoy spending time with my family, swimming, running, hiking, reading novels, traveling (not during a pandemic), discovering new cultures and much more.   [...]

2020-09-01T14:40:36+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Patricia Perez-Abassi

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Patricia Perez-Abassi School: Northside High School Subject: Spanish 2 Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.…  I’m a Hispanic Muslim public high school teacher who likes talking to people, reading, cooking, gardening and volunteering in my community.   Give us an [...]

2020-09-01T14:37:48+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Gisela Tanaka

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Gisela Tanaka School: Northside High School Subject: Math (AP Calculus and Algebra 2) Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am mother, wife, a teacher, and a recent grad school graduate. I have a 5-year-old daughter whom I adore. Lately, [...]

2020-09-01T14:32:27+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Pamela Kennard

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Pamela Kennard School: Northside High School Subject: AP World History Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I swim whenever I can! I also enjoy riding my bike and working in my flower beds   Give us an idea of your [...]

2020-09-01T14:28:24+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Juliette Giron

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Juliette Giron School: Northside High School Subject: Anatomy and Physiology, AP Environmental Science, Environmental Systems Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… Love to camp and visit state and national parks.   Give us an idea of your education passion, can [...]

2020-09-01T14:25:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Maren Haenicke

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Maren Haenicke School: Northside High School Subject: Mathematics (Algebra 1 and Pre-Calculus) Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… Walking, reading, traveling, and photography   Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why you [...]

2020-09-01T14:23:24+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Talia Camacho

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Talia Camacho School: Northside High School Subject: World Languages-Spanish Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… Coffee Dark Chocolate Cleaning supplies plants Candles, essential oils, fragrances (fruity/flowery/fresh scents)   Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us [...]

2020-09-01T14:20:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Jessica Bowdoin

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Jessica Bowdoin School: Northside High School (Formerly Jefferson Davis) Subject: English Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I’ve been an educator for the last 9 years, and my main passion and focus in English is poetry. I’m currently in graduate [...]

2020-09-01T14:17:26+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Rosemary BerryThorn

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Rosemary BerryThorn School: Northside High School (Formerly Jefferson Davis) Subject: Registrar To help you with supplies, what items are you wanting? Disposable latex gloves (Minimum 100 count) Disposable Isolation Gown (Minimum 100 count) Smead BCCR Bar-Style Alphabetic Color-Coded Labels, Letters A-Z, Assorted Colors, 500 Labels per Roll 100 [...]

2020-09-01T14:14:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Alice L. Gray

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Alice L. Gray School: Northside High School (Formerly Jefferson Davis) Subject: Chemistry & Pre-AP Chemistry Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I’m recently married AND recently a homeowner. So right now, besides preparing for school, I’ve been enjoying decorating and [...]

2020-09-01T14:12:00+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Elga D. Sepúlveda Suárez

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Elga D. Sepúlveda Suárez School: Booker T. Washington H.S Subject: Spanish (LOTE) Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I started my education career when I was in college. By that time, I worked as an assistant teacher in different public [...]

2020-09-01T11:31:22+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Maisha Turner

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Maisha Turner School: Waltrip High School Subject: Biology Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am an MIT and Clemson graduate, with degrees in environmental engineering.  After 15 years in engineering consulting I became a teacher to inspire students to [...]

2020-09-01T11:07:18+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Ishraaq Choudhury

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Ishraaq Choudhury School: Waltrip High School Subject: English Language Arts Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… When not preparing for classes or working with students, I like to spend my time writing, reading, building Gunpla models, and playing games. Give [...]

2020-09-01T11:04:53+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Northside High School

Alice L. Gray: Chemistry & Pre-AP Chemistry  Rosemary BerryThorn: Registrar Jessica Bowdoin: English Talia Camacho: World Languages-Spanish Maren Haenicke: Mathematics (Algebra 1 and Pre-Calculus) Juliette Giron: Anatomy and Physiology, AP Environmental Science, Environmental Systems Pamela Kennard: AP World History Gisela Tanaka: Math (AP Calculus and Algebra 2) Patricia Perez-Abassi: Spanish 2 Myriam Remond: French 1, 2 Jacquelyn Stowers: French C. Trevino: Web Dev/Gaming     [...]

2020-09-01T14:48:14+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Aimee Zepeda

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Aimee Zepeda School: Helms Elementary Subject: SLA and Reading Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… My name is Aimee Zepeda and this will be my first year working at Helms Elementary. I am overjoyed to be teaching in such a [...]

2020-09-01T10:59:59+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Santa Monica Mendoza

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Santa Monica Mendoza School: Helms Elementary Subject: Math and Science Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… Hello, my name is Santa Monica Mendoza. I am a recent graduate from the University of St. Thomas. I like to spend time outdoors [...]

2020-09-01T10:50:36+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Elizabeth Puente

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Elizabeth Puente School: Garden Oaks Montessori Subject: Teacher Assistant Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc.… I love to read and spend time with my family. Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why [...]

2020-09-01T10:44:29+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Jesse Espinosa

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Jesse Espinosa School: Waltrip High School Subject: Band Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am a Waltrip HS Alum, Class of 1995. I have taught there now, going on my 19th I am Houston pro sports fan. I grew [...]

2020-09-01T10:38:03+00:00September 1st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Sharon B. George-Rios

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST The Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will be starting an Adopt a Teacher program this year and for you to participate we would need the following: Name: Sharon B. George-Rios School: Helms ES Subject: Visual Arts Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of [...]

2020-08-28T03:15:52+00:00August 24th, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mariella Carcamo Zegarra

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST Name: Mariella Carcamo Zegarra School: Helms Elementary Subject: Math  and Spanish 5th grade   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… Love to spend time with my family, play sports, watch basketball, love math, play board games, I like everything!! Give us an idea of [...]

2020-08-28T03:17:12+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Darrin Vail

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Darrin Vail School: Waltrip Subject: Montessori Social Studies What kind of things do you like to do outside of school? I am also the boys wrestling coach, and an assistant football coach. Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why you chose education… [...]

2020-08-28T03:20:59+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mrs. Trevino

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Mrs. Trevino Helms E.S. Kindergarten Dual Teacher Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… My favorite things outside of school are spending time with my beautiful family and friends. I am married and we have a sweet 3-year-old daughter who loves to [...]

2020-08-28T03:18:32+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Helms Elementary School

To Adopt-A-Teacher: Send an email to our Education Committee Chair Cindy Reibenstein at rcreibenstein@aol.com stating the name of the teacher you’d like to adopt and from which school. Cindy will provide the teacher’s contact information to you. Fulfill some or all of the items on the teacher’s wish-list and coordinate drop-off with the teacher. Some wish-list items [...]

2020-10-24T08:22:37+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Jennifer Parison

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST The Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will be starting an Adopt a Teacher program this year and for you to participate we would need the following: Name: Jennifer Parison School: Garden Oaks Subject: self-contained 4-6 grades   To help you feel better what do you like? Card, Starbucks, candy, [...]

2020-08-28T03:23:08+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Christin Dreher

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Christin Dreher School: Garden Oaks Montessori Subject: Early Childhood   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… I love to read, travel, and garden.   Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why you chose [...]

2020-08-28T03:21:46+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Celia Hughes

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Celia Hughes School: Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet Subject: Math/Science 4-6   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… My family moved from Dallas to Houston in the summer of 2019 to be closer to family. My husband and two sons (6,2) have enjoyed [...]

2020-08-28T03:24:34+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Elida Perez

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Elida Perez School: Garden Oaks Montessori Subject: Early Childhood-all subjects   To help the business world get to know you, can you tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… I love spending time with my family. I have three daughters; 9, [...]

2020-08-28T03:23:49+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Pat Coley

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Pat Coley School: Houston Heights High School Subject: physics   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I like to play candy crush and shuffle cats rummy, card game, on my phone.   To help you feel better what do you [...]

2020-08-28T03:26:18+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Isaac Chao

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Isaac Chao   School: Heights High School   Subject: World Geography & Debate       Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc…   Coach and judge debate, play video games, read current events/philosophy/fantasy   Give us an idea of your [...]

2020-08-28T03:27:39+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Larry Langlois

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Larry Langlois School:  Height High School Subject: Health Science Technology   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I am a Health Science Technology Teacher at Heights High School. I have written a book called “Decision Making From the Grass Roots [...]

2020-08-28T03:26:58+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Ashley Chavez

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name:  Ashley Chavez School: Marshall Middle School Subject: 8th Grade Science    Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I’ve been teaching for six years at Marshall Middle School, which happens to be the middle school my mom went to!  Before I [...]

2020-09-02T04:38:49+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Linsey Brewster

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Linsey Brewster School: Marshall Middle School Subject: Social Worker   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I enjoy traveling and spending time with my kids. I have 7 kids. They are all actively involved in sports and attending their sporting games and [...]

2020-08-28T03:29:36+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Suzanne Thiem

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Suzanne Thiem School: Heights High School Subject: English IV   This will be my 25th year and I have been at Heights since 1999. My undergraduate is in Literature with a minor in theater. Some things I am interested in for my students is the purchase of an [...]

2020-08-28T03:30:48+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Joe-Nez Harlan

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Joe-Nez Harlan School: Heights High School Subject: Anatomy & Physiology   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am usually out and about doing community service-learning projects, feeding the homeless, spending quality time with the elderly at Sparrow Assisted Living, [...]

2020-08-28T03:28:58+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mireya Delgado

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Mireya Delgado School: Marshall Middle School Subject: Skills for Living and Learning 6th, 7th and 8th   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I am a SLL teacher and a mother of a senior in high school and a 4th [...]

2020-08-28T03:31:27+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Lizbeth Duran

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Lizbeth Duran School: Marshall Middle School Subject: ELAR   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… There’s quite a few things I enjoy doing outside of work, but among my top favorite thrift shopping is one of them. I purchase use items and [...]

2020-08-28T03:32:29+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Norberto Gracia

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Norberto Gracia School: Marshall Middle Academy of Fine Arts Subject: SPANISH   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I love outdoors activities, love to bake and photography. I am very close to my family and even though this pandemic is an [...]

2020-08-28T03:34:10+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|