Administrative

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Holly Berglund
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Nurse
Years at MPE: 4
Years in Education: 
4
Birthday: 4- Dec
Alma Mater: 
Texas State
Coffee Shop Order: 
Venti Matcha Tea Latte-1 pump liquid cane sugar, soy
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
None
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick Fil A
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
El Vecino, Eataly
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla, Gardenia
Favorite Color: 
Yellow and green
Favorite Flower: 
Gardenia
Hobbies/Collections: 
Travel, Hiking, Pilates/ Vans shoes:)
Favorite School Supply: 
kids shorts/pants, new undies, fun band -aids, mints
Favorite Snack: 
Dark Chocolate
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Vans Shoe store
Name: Sandy Berreles
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Materials Clerk
Years at MPE: 11
Years in Education: 
29
Birthday: 29-May
Alma Mater: 
TX Longhorns!!!!!!
Coffee Shop Order: 
Water
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
GF Bagel
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Veggie Salad
Daytime Drink Order: 
Water or Sweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mico
Favorite Scent: 
Clean Linen
Favorite Color: 
Pink/Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Lilly
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Felt tip markers
Favorite Snack: 
Water
Fun Fact: 
I’m a grandma to 6 kiddos
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Lana Blakely
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Front Office
Years at MPE: 4
Years in Education: 
0
Birthday: 4-Jun
Alma Mater: 
Amberton University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Caramel Macchiato, whole milk, extra caramel
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Jalapeno sausage kolache
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's #8, rosemary bread, Mike's way, CUT IN THIRDS :)
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Limeade or Cherry Dr. Pepper, light ice
Favorite Restaurant: 
Casita Tex Mex, Anaya's Seafood, Taco Joint
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Red
Favorite Flower: 
Rose, Stargazer lily
Hobbies/Collections: 
Cooking, traveling & collecting elephants
Favorite School Supply: 
Notepads, medium ball point pens
Favorite Snack: 
Payday, milk chocolate Dove
Fun Fact: 
I like spending time playing games with family & friends
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Trey Ivey
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Assistant Principal
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
17
Birthday: 3-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Southwestern/Baylor/Florida State
Coffee Shop Order: 
water--hot chocolate
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
CFA chicken biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's #44 no tomatoes
Daytime Drink Order: 
Coke zero
Favorite Restaurant: 
iFratelli's
Favorite Scent: 
eucalyptus
Favorite Color: 
garnet & gold
Favorite Flower: 
hibiscus
Hobbies/Collections: 
anything sports related, watch and play just about all of them
Favorite School Supply: 
fidget toys for the students
Favorite Snack: 
peanut butter m&m's
Fun Fact: 
Attended Super Bowl 57!! GO CHIEFS!!!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
central market
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Carolina Martin
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Executive Assistant
Years at MPE: 1
Years in Education: 
1
Birthday: 4-Jul
Alma Mater: 
Texas A&M University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Almond Milk cinammon dolce latte or almond milk caramel macchiato with one stevia
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich with fries and coke zero OR Jersey Mike's California club no mayo
Daytime Drink Order: 
Coke Zero or Cherry Limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina or Mariano's
Favorite Scent: 
Pinon Wood
Favorite Color: 
Red
Favorite Flower: 
Peony
Hobbies/Collections: 
Silver Crosses
Favorite School Supply: 
Notepads
Favorite Snack: 
Peanut Butter Crackers
Fun Fact: 
I am obsessed with mahjong!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Crumbl Cookie
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Stacey Marx
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Principal
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
19
Birthday: 19- July
Alma Mater: 
Baylor (and Berkner in RISD)
Coffee Shop Order: 
Vanilla Latte-hot or iced!
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Yogurt and granola/fruit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Cobb Salad with nuggets from Chick Fil A
Daytime Drink Order: 
1/2 tea 1/2 lemonade with raspberry OR Diet Coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
MiCocina
Favorite Scent: 
Favorite Color: 
Turquoise
Favorite Flower: 
Lilies, hydrangeas, roses
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, Baylor Bear stuff
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair pens and colored gel pens
Favorite Snack: 
Anything salty! Chips and guac, cheez-its, popcorn
Fun Fact: 
I love all things coffee!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Sheila Penaloza
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Student Data Specialist
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
6
Birthday: 30-Oct
Alma Mater: 
Coffee Shop Order: 
Matcha with soy or oat milk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chicken Biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Spicy Chicken Sandwich
Daytime Drink Order: 
Iced Matcha with oat milk light ice
Favorite Restaurant: 
Pluckers, chick fil a
Favorite Scent: 
Tropical
Favorite Color: 
Hot Pink, Fuchsia
Favorite Flower: 
Roses
Hobbies/Collections: 
Arts and crafts
Favorite School Supply: 
Highlighters
Favorite Snack: 
Hot Cheetos
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target and brownies
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Building Support Staff

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Stephanie Simmons
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Cafeteria Assistant Manager
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
0
Birthday: 10-Sep
Alma Mater: 
N/a
Coffee Shop Order: 
Carmel macchiato
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chicken biscuits
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chipotle or salads
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Olive garden
Favorite Scent: 
Sweet, floral
Favorite Color: 
Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Roses, lilies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Collect tumblers
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens and journals
Favorite Snack: 
Chocolate, chips
Fun Fact: 
Grateful for anything
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Bath and body, target,
Amazon or Target Wishlist: Stanley cup

Counselor

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Amy Range
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Counselor
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
16
Birthday: 18-Sep
Alma Mater: 
LHHS, SFA, Texas A&M Commerce
Coffee Shop Order: 
iced latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
scone
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
chicken sandwich
Daytime Drink Order: 
diet dr. pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
Taco Joint
Favorite Scent: 
sweet
Favorite Color: 
purple
Favorite Flower: 
tulip
Hobbies/Collections: 
organizing, coffee mugs
Favorite School Supply: 
colored pens
Favorite Snack: 
nuts, chomps
Fun Fact: 
I'm an LHHS graduate
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
protein bars, trail mix
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Stacey Taggart
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Counselor
Years at MPE: 1
Years in Education: 
12
Birthday: 31-Jan
Alma Mater: 
Pine Tree HS; ETSU & UNT
Coffee Shop Order: 
short mocha latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Egg McMuffin; chicken bowl from CFA; breakfast taco or burrito from anywhere!
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
McAliister's Choose 2 Turkey Jalapeño Crunch sandwich & Chicken Tortilla Soup, sweet tea; CFA child's grilled nuggets with ranch dressing and fruit, sweet tea
Daytime Drink Order: 
sweet tea, Sprite, lemonade, hot chocolate or mocha latte on cold days
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina, Outback, La Madeleine
Favorite Scent: 
honeysuckle, vanilla, sage
Favorite Color: 
green, pink, yellow, lavender
Favorite Flower: 
Any! Roses, tulips, ,liles, sunflowers, daisies, gladiolus
Hobbies/Collections: 
reading, travel, cooking, antique shopping
Favorite School Supply: 
Pilot G-2 pens; tape measure; highlighters; paper clips; folders
Favorite Snack: 
trail mix; peanut butter
Fun Fact: 
I have lived in west Texas, east Texas, south Texas, and north Texas!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Nestle Crunch bar; Starburst (original); Container Store & Barnes and Noble
Amazon or Target Wishlist: Amazon - will send link soon!

Instructional Support

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Lindsay Baronoskie
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Technology and OLC
Years at MPE: 10
Years in Education: 
10
Birthday: 6-Aug
Alma Mater: 
University of Texas at Austin
Coffee Shop Order: 
Caramel Macchiato with skim milk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
ChickFila breakfast burrito
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
ChickFila number 1 with fries and coke
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sonic limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Taco Diner
Favorite Scent: 
Gardenia or sandalwood
Favorite Color: 
Orange, yellow, turquoise
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflower
Hobbies/Collections: 
Gardening and photography
Favorite School Supply: 
Sticky notes
Favorite Snack: 
Cheese Its
Fun Fact: 
Was a photographer and did pharmaceutical sales in my previous work life.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Jillian Curington
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Campus Reading Specialist
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
6
Birthday: 4-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Harding University
Coffee Shop Order: 
White rock: Honey lavendar latte, warm ; Starbucks: Iced Blonde Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chicfila bowl; hashbrowns, eggs, chicken, vanilla iced coffee, honey roasted bbq sauce
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chicfila, 8 ct chicken nuggets, mac n cheese, half sweet n half unsweet tea
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweet iced tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
McAlisters
Favorite Scent: 
warm and cozy scents
Favorite Color: 
green or burnt orange
Favorite Flower: 
babies breath, hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
bunnies, cricut crafts
Favorite School Supply: 
colored sticky notes
Favorite Snack: 
dots pretzel - homestyle & dark chocolate milanos
Fun Fact: 
My pop went to high school with Elvis.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
extra toasty cheeze-its, strawberry sour strips
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Katherine Garner
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Campus Math Specialist
Years at MPE: First year
Years in Education: 
7 years
Birthday: 14-Apr
Alma Mater: 
Baylor University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Donuts
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-a chicken nuggets
Daytime Drink Order: 
Coke Zero or Diet Cherry Limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chick Fil A, Starbucks, any mexican food
Favorite Scent: 
Anything light and not too sweet
Favorite Color: 
Pink
Favorite Flower: 
Peonies and Daisies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Puzzles, Golf, Sand Volleyball, Hiking, anything outdoors
Favorite School Supply: 
Sticky Notes, Colorful Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Cheezits
Fun Fact: 
I play golf, I am terrified of snakes, I love to do puzzles.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Misty Hernandez
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Instructional Coach
Years at MPE: 7
Years in Education: 
17
Birthday: 30-Aug
Alma Mater: 
Texas State University
Coffee Shop Order: 
blonde vanilla latte or iced brown sugar oatmilk shaken espresso
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
breakfast taco
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
grilled Chickfila chicken sandwich
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Coke or Topo Chico
Favorite Restaurant: 
Blue Sushi or Mariano's
Favorite Scent: 
leather, sandalwood
Favorite Color: 
neutral colors
Favorite Flower: 
peonies, hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
working out, yoga, hiking, concerts, collecting records
Favorite School Supply: 
post its, notepads, spirals, markers, pens
Favorite Snack: 
pretzels and nuts
Fun Fact: 
I love to skydive and hate driving on highways
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Vanessa Ibarra
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Math Interventionist
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
8
Birthday: 1-Dec
Alma Mater: 
Texas State
Coffee Shop Order: 
Blonde Vanilla latte (iced or hot)
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Hash Brown Scramble bowl w/ sausage (chick-fil-a)
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Cobb Salad w/ nuggets and avocado lime dressing (chick-fil-a)
Daytime Drink Order: 
Coke Zero or Diet Sunjoy (chick-fil-a)
Favorite Restaurant: 
Jersey Mikes or Mi Cocina
Favorite Scent: 
fall scents or lavender
Favorite Color: 
Olive Green and Mustard Yellow
Favorite Flower: 
Peonies and Hydrangea
Hobbies/Collections: 
Baking and Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair Pens, Post-it notes
Favorite Snack: 
Regular Skinny Pop or Tru Chocolate Strawberries
Fun Fact: 
Never lived in the same city as my husband until the month of our wedding!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Name: Rachael Payne
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Advanced Learning Teacher (ALT)
Years at MPE: 0 - This is my first year at MPE
Years in Education: 
14
Birthday: 13-Jul
Alma Mater: 
A&M-Commerce
Coffee Shop Order: 
Chai Tea Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
bacon, egg, cheese breakfast taco
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich with fruit and lemonade
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Cane Rosso, El Vecino's
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Gerber Daisy
Hobbies/Collections: 
Hiking, Camping, Watching Movies, Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
colored flair pens, post-it notes, craft supplies
Favorite Snack: 
Pretzels, Cheez-its, Rice Krispie Treats
Fun Fact: 
I completed an Ironman Triathlon (many years ago).
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
REI, Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Librarian

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Sarah Song
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Librarian
Years at MPE: 8
Years in Education: 
11
Birthday: 17-Aug
Alma Mater: 
Texas State University- Go Cats, Go!
Coffee Shop Order: 
Hot or iced latte depending on the weather with vanilla or a seasonal flavor added
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bagels with a savory cream cheese or breakfast tacos
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Luna Grill Santorini Bowl with falafel and no olives
Daytime Drink Order: 
Dr. Pepper, coffee, tea- I’m not picky
Favorite Restaurant: 
Luna Grill
Favorite Scent: 
Sea salt, fig
Favorite Color: 
Hot pink and lime green
Favorite Flower: 
Any flowers (but I have a cat!)
Hobbies/Collections: 
I chase after my very active one year old and I enjoy trying new cafes and restaurants.
Favorite School Supply: 
Stationary and pens
Favorite Snack: 
Pickle popcorn
Fun Fact: 
My first job was at a local coffee roaster, The Coffee Company. I didn’t drink coffee at the time.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Ice cream or boba, Central Market or Anthropologie
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Security Officer

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Chris Sanchez
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Security Officer
Years at MPE: 1
Years in Education: 
1
Birthday: 12/14/1992
Alma Mater: 
Richland Community College
Coffee Shop Order: 
Nitro Cold Brew
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Scrambled eggs, hash browns, and sausage
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A Chicken strips with fries.
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Dr Pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
In-N-Out Burger
Favorite Scent: 
Amber and sandalwood
Favorite Color: 
Gold
Favorite Flower: 
Mountain Rose
Hobbies/Collections: 
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite School Supply: 
Black Ball Point Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Chocolate Protein Bar
Fun Fact: 
I once maxed out with 184kg on Bench Press without any assistance in 2020.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Special Education

Name
Email
2023-2024 Grade
Position
Years at MPE
Years in Education
Birthday
Alma Mater
Coffee Shop Order
Favorite Breakfast Food
Favorite Faster Food Order
Daytime Drink Order
Favorite Restaurant
Favorite Scent
Favorite Color
Favorite Flower
Hobbies/Collections
Favorite School Supply
Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Pamala (Copeland) Mar
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Ed. Resource/Inclusion
Years at MPE: First year
Years in Education: 
25
Birthday: 5-Oct
Alma Mater: 
Cameron University (Bachelors) Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Masters)
Coffee Shop Order: 
Chai tea latte (hot/iced)
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Grilled chicken wrap
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweetened tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Green/ purple
Favorite Flower: 
Lily
Hobbies/Collections: 
NA
Favorite School Supply: 
Notepads
Favorite Snack: 
Chocolate
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Joshua Clark
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education Resource
Years at MPE: 5
Years in Education: 
5
Birthday: 11- Oct
Alma Mater: 
University of Texas at Dallas
Coffee Shop Order: 
Chai Tea Latte with Soy Milk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Sonic Double Bacon Cheeseburger with no mayo
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Limeade from Sonic
Favorite Restaurant: 
Favorite Scent: 
Cinnamon
Favorite Color: 
Red and Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Roses and Lilies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Video Games
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens and Sticky Notes
Favorite Snack: 
Chex Mix
Fun Fact: 
I've been to 48 of the 50 States
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Jennafer Crawford
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education TLC
Years at MPE: Starting my second year
Years in Education: 
1 year
Birthday: 14-Jul
Alma Mater: 
De Anza College California
Coffee Shop Order: 
Fruit flavored Iced Tea (Unsweetened)
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Smoothie
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's Italian Sub with Everything
Daytime Drink Order: 
Iced Tea (Unsweetened) or Diet Coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
Olive Garden, Applebee's, Mena's Mexican Richardson
Favorite Scent: 
citrus, and fruit
Favorite Color: 
Purple, Pink, and White
Favorite Flower: 
Tulips
Hobbies/Collections: 
Book Club, Trivia, Cards, Golf, Candles
Favorite School Supply: 
Air Freshener, Lysol Spray, and wipes
Favorite Snack: 
Cheese and Crackers, Veggies and Ranch Dip
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Almond Roca/Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Joshua Derby
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education TLC
Years at MPE: 5
Years in Education: 
5
Birthday: 15-Nov
Alma Mater: 
Dallas Baptist University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Carmel macchiato
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Breakfast sandwich with bacon
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chipotle (chicken bowl)
Daytime Drink Order: 
Iced coffee
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle and Chick fil a
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla or eucalyptus mint
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
None
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, catching pokemon watching movies or playing video games
Favorite School Supply: 
Anything is fine!
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Books or Barnes and Noble
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Stephen Gonzales
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education TLC
Years at MPE: 5 years
Years in Education: 
5 years
Birthday: 24-Apr
Alma Mater: 
University of Texas at Arlington
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Caramel Macchiato
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Sausage Egg McMuffin
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
#13 The Original Italian Sub from Jersey Mike's
Daytime Drink Order: 
Dr. Pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
Outback Steakhouse
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Rose
Hobbies/Collections: 
Moves, Books, and running
Favorite School Supply: 
Gel Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Pringles
Fun Fact: 
I've been weightless in Zero Gravity!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Strawberry slush from Sonic
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Patience Johnson
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Paraprofessional
Years at MPE: 4
Years in Education: 
5
Birthday: 13-Jun
Alma Mater: 
T.C.
Coffee Shop Order: 
Vanilla cappuccino w/caramel
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bacon/ chorizo breakfast tacos/burritos
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Bacon Mushroom and Swiss burger
Daytime Drink Order: 
Lipton green tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Razzoos
Favorite Scent: 
Orange jasmine/ champagne toast
Favorite Color: 
Black/purple
Favorite Flower: 
Lilly/hibiscus
Hobbies/Collections: 
Canvas painting/decorative candles
Favorite School Supply: 
Sanitizing wipes
Favorite Snack: 
Flavored pistachio
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Pistachios/ Walmart
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Angela Leffler
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education Aide
Years at MPE: 5
Years in Education: 
6
Birthday: 9-Jul
Alma Mater: 
Texas A&M commerce
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced latte with oatmilk or almond milk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Yogurt
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A grilled nugget meal with sweet tea
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sprite or water
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chick-fil-A or taco joint
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Purple, pink, and yellow
Favorite Flower: 
Roses
Hobbies/Collections: 
Hanging out with my husband and cats (Waffles and Peaches) and I love to get my nails done
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Skinny pop
Fun Fact: 
I love to craft in my free time
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Snickers and target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Bertha Marroquin
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education TLC
Years at MPE: 1st Year
Years in Education: 
10
Birthday: 27- July
Alma Mater: 
Coffee Shop Order: 
Caramel Frappuccino
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Pancakes
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Cheeseburger and fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade / Strawberry Limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
On the border
Favorite Scent: 
Fall scents
Favorite Color: 
Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflowers
Hobbies/Collections: 
I love to decorate for parties :)
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Hot Cheetos
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Hot Cheetos , Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Priscilla Ricker
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Dyslexia Therapist
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
17
Birthday: 13-Jun
Alma Mater: 
University of North Texas; SMU
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced chai tea latte with coconut milk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Egg bites from Starbucks
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick Fil A chicken nuggets with side salad and avocado ranch dressing
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Marianos
Favorite Scent: 
Eucalyptus Spearmint
Favorite Color: 
Royal Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Any
Hobbies/Collections: 
Coloring, sewing, crafting
Favorite School Supply: 
Frixion erasable color stick pens, Skinny black Expo markers, Fat colored Expo markers
Favorite Snack: 
Skinny Pop Popcorn
Fun Fact: 
I am fascinated by koalas and dream of going to Australia to hold one
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: https://a.co/7SDLKE8
Name: Christie Young
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Special Education TLC
Years at MPE: 15
Years in Education: 
19
Birthday: 28- Feb
Alma Mater: 
Brookhaven College
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Caramel Macchiato
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Any Breakfast sandwich with bacon or sausage and egg with hashbrowns
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's Italian Sub with a Pepsi
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Jersey Mikes or BoBo China
Favorite Scent: 
Clean Linen
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
House Plants
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading books and watching scary movies
Favorite School Supply: 
Smooth writing ink pens
Favorite Snack: 
Muncho Chips
Fun Fact: 
I didn't learn to drive until I was 25 years old.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Specials

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Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Georgia Bolton
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Music
Years at MPE: First Year!
Years in Education: 
First Year!
Birthday: 15-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Midwestern State University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Pink Drink
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Sausage McMuffin
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Taco Bueno (Combo 1)
Daytime Drink Order: 
Ocean Water (Sonic)
Favorite Restaurant: 
Anything Asian!
Favorite Scent: 
Anything Coffee!
Favorite Color: 
Yellow
Favorite Flower: 
Chrysanthemums
Hobbies/Collections: 
Drawing or Reading!
Favorite School Supply: 
Expo Markers
Favorite Snack: 
Hot Cheeto Fries
Fun Fact: 
I have a cat named Stan Lee!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Andy's Frozen Custard (Texas Two Step)
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Bradley Carpenter
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Music
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
3
Birthday: 20-Jul
Alma Mater: 
Southern Methodist University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bagel Sandwich
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Baja Shrimp Wrap - Snappy Salads
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Ocean Water - Sonic
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina, Shrug’s Bagel
Favorite Scent: 
Citrus, Clean, Fall
Favorite Color: 
Red and Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Lillies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Bees
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair Pens
Favorite Snack: 
White Cheddar Cheez Its
Fun Fact: 
I’m an ordained minister!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Sammi Hogan
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Physical Education
Years at MPE: 7
Years in Education: 
21
Birthday: 8-Nov
Alma Mater: 
Texas A&M University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Unsweet Iced Tea
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
The Otto & Dona sauce
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil -a nuggets
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweetened tea or coke zero
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mena’s Tex Mex & Masero
Favorite Scent: 
Peppermint, vanilla or coconut/beachy scents
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Any
Hobbies/Collections: 
Tennis
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair pens & painters tape
Favorite Snack: 
Chips & Salsa
Fun Fact: 
Both Coach Hogan & her Husband are H.S. Tennis coaches.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Skinny Pop / Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Danielle Pearson
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Art
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
11
Birthday: 4-Jul
Alma Mater: 
UNT “Glory to the Green and White!”
Coffee Shop Order: 
Vanilla latte with oatmilk
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Egg and cheese tacos
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chicken sandwich
Daytime Drink Order: 
Celsius, unsweetened ice tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina, or any Mexican
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender, vanilla, patchouli, sandalwood
Favorite Color: 
Kelly green, white, pink, blue, yellow❤️
Favorite Flower: 
Dahlia, larkspur
Hobbies/Collections: 
Yoga, hiking, anything outdoors
Favorite School Supply: 
Sharpies!!!!
Favorite Snack: 
Fresh fruit and cheese
Fun Fact: 
I am terrified of geese!!!🤣
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Sprouts cheese and fruit box, body shop
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Scott Weinman
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Physical Education
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
17
Birthday: 23-Aug
Alma Mater: 
University of North Texas
Coffee Shop Order: 
Decaf White Chocolate Mocha
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Taco Deli - Otto x2
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mikes
Daytime Drink Order: 
Vitamin Water Zero "Squeezed" OR "With Love"
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle, Hawaiian Bros, Mo' Betta's, Cava, MOD Pizza
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Daisy
Hobbies/Collections: 
DJ-ing, Hiking, Mountain Bike,
Favorite School Supply: 
Blue 1.0 Ballpoint Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Chex Mix
Fun Fact: 
Ate donuts with Freddy Krueger
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

Speech Pathology

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Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Ashley Anderson
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Speech
Years at MPE: This is my 2nd year!
Years in Education: 
This is my 2nd year!
Birthday: 18-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Hardin-Simmons University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bacon and Egg OR Potato and Egg Tacos!
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick fil a. Number 3, 8-count with Diet Coke and chick fil an and Polynesian sauce!
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Coke or Dr. Pepper!
Favorite Restaurant: 
Sixty Vines or Mi Co!
Favorite Scent: 
Capri Blue Volcano, anything coconut or clean smelling!
Favorite Color: 
pink, blue, yellow
Favorite Flower: 
Ranunculus and Peonies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Love to play pickle ball and go on walks outside!
Favorite School Supply: 
good pens!! sticky notes!!
Favorite Snack: 
Pop corners, recees, gummy bears, pretzels, peanut butter crackers!
Fun Fact: 
I was born with 12 fingers!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Love Target! Love a good candle, flowers or ice cream!
Amazon or Target Wishlist: can provide at a later date!
Name: Jasmine Aronson
2023-2024 Grade: 
Position: Speech
Years at MPE: 4
Years in Education: 
12
Birthday: 26-Jun
Alma Mater: 
University of Florida B.A., University of Pittsburgh M.A.
Coffee Shop Order: 
Herbal Tea
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bagel
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's Sub: #64 Grilled Portabella (no cheese)
Daytime Drink Order: 
Water
Favorite Restaurant: 
Resident Taqueria
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Orchids
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, hiking, painting and collecting different state licenses plates
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens
Favorite Snack: 
Anything non-dairy at Unrefined and Kettle Corn snacks
Fun Fact: 
I'm expecting my first child - a daughter - in August.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

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Kindergarten

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2023-2024 Grade
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Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Ashley Grutzmacher
2023-2024 Grade: Kindergarten
Position: Kindergarten
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
11
Birthday: 8-Dec
Alma Mater: 
Texas Tech University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chick Fil A Chicken Minis and Hashbrowns
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Fried Chicken nuggets and fries from Chick Fil A
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Lemonade from Chick Fil A
Favorite Restaurant: 
Hatcreek or Wokstar
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender or Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
White or Teal
Favorite Flower: 
Hydrangea
Hobbies/Collections: 
Dinner napkins, table decor and dishes
Favorite School Supply: 
Bright Felt Pens and Sticky Notes :)
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn
Fun Fact: 
I know American Sign Language!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Nordstrom
Amazon or Target Wishlist: None :)
Name: Abby Pennell
2023-2024 Grade: Kindergarten
Position: Kindergarten
Years at MPE: 6
Years in Education: 
6
Birthday: 20-Jun
Alma Mater: 
Baylor
Coffee Shop Order: 
Ice coconut milk vanilla latte or iced coconut milk chai
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick fil a grilled nuggets
Daytime Drink Order: 
Half sweet half unsweet tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Glorias, modern market, Royal china
Favorite Scent: 
Volcano or lavender
Favorite Color: 
Pink
Favorite Flower: 
Tulip
Hobbies/Collections: 
Art and photography
Favorite School Supply: 
Smelly markers, chart paper
Favorite Snack: 
Strawberries or Cherries
Fun Fact: 
I studied abroad and student taught first grade in Australia!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
The Store Lake Highlands or Target
Name: Pam Truscott
2023-2024 Grade: Kindergarten
Position: Kindergarten
Years at MPE: 9
Years in Education: 
14
Birthday: 2-Oct
Alma Mater: 
Texas State University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Nitro Cold Brew with Sweet Cream
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Yogurt with Fruit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick fil A - southwest salad
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
Taco Diner
Favorite Scent: 
Clean/Fresh
Favorite Color: 
red
Favorite Flower: 
daisies
Hobbies/Collections: 
cooking
Favorite School Supply: 
fun pens
Favorite Snack: 
popcorn
Fun Fact: 
I won a blue ribbon for my gluten free bread at the State Fair this year.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Pedicure from Delux Nails
Name: Alyssa Watson
2023-2024 Grade: Kindergarten
Position: Kindergarten
Years at MPE: 2.5
Years in Education: 
2.5
Birthday: 4-Jul
Alma Mater: 
Texas A&M
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chicken Minis
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chicken nuggets, fries, DP
Daytime Drink Order: 
Dr. Pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
Anything Tex Mex
Favorite Scent: 
Clean, Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflowers, Peonies
Hobbies/Collections: 
Dancing, Hiking, Walking my dog
Favorite School Supply: 
Anchor Chart Paper, Glue sticks, Sentence Strip paper
Favorite Snack: 
Chex Mix
Fun Fact: 
I am getting married this year!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Getting My Nails Done

1st Grade

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Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Kayelee Cain
2023-2024 Grade: 1st Grade
Position: 1st Grade
Years at MPE: 3
Years in Education: 
3
Birthday: 13-Oct
Alma Mater: 
The University of Oklahoma
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Anything gluten free! :)
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-a: Grilled Nugget Meal + CFA Sauce
Daytime Drink Order: 
Dr. Pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chuy's, Hopdoddy, Taco Joint, Chipotle
Favorite Scent: 
Fresh and Floral
Favorite Color: 
Yellow, Blue, Pink
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflowers
Hobbies/Collections: 
Anything OU or Dallas Cowboys!
Favorite School Supply: 
Cleaning supplies, sticky notes, pens, expo markers (the bullet tip ones are a personal favorite)
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn, Veggie Straws, GF things!
Fun Fact: 
I'm getting married in June!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
GF Cookies, Target, Lululemon, Amazon
Name: Maggie Dansdill
2023-2024 Grade: 1st Grade
Position: 1st Grade
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
1
Birthday: 4-Dec
Alma Mater: 
Wheaton College
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bagels - Healthy Juice/Smoothies
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick Fil A Tenders - Arnold Palmer
Daytime Drink Order: 
Starbucks Refresher - Topo Chico/Spindrift
Favorite Restaurant: 
Katy Trail Icehouse/Shugs Bagels/HG Supply
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla/Brown Sugar, Lavendar
Favorite Color: 
Pink!
Favorite Flower: 
Roses
Hobbies/Collections: 
Pickleball, outdoor activities,
Favorite School Supply: 
Markers/Games
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn, Dried Fruit
Fun Fact: 
I'm from Chicago!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon/Nordstrom - Bundt Cakes, Sweet Tarts
Name: Bethany Lavallais
2023-2024 Grade: 1st Grade
Position: 1st Grade
Years at MPE: 4
Years in Education: 
4
Birthday: 17-Aug
Alma Mater: 
Baylor University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced vanilla latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
CFA chick-n-minis or breakfast taco
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
CFA grilled nuggets and fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
Celsius
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chick-fil-a and Panera
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Tulips
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, cooking, puzzles
Favorite School Supply: 
Ticonderoga Pencils
Favorite Snack: 
SkinnyPop popcorn
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon, Target
Name: Jami Smith
2023-2024 Grade: 1st Grade
Position: 1st Grade
Years at MPE: My first year at MPE
Years in Education: 
4
Birthday: 5-Sep
Alma Mater: 
Harding university
Coffee Shop Order: 
Vanilla latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chick-fil-A chicken minis
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A
Daytime Drink Order: 
Water :)
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina, Chelsea corner, chipotle, Chick-fil-A,
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla, anything fall scented :)
Favorite Color: 
Light pink, purple, yellow
Favorite Flower: 
Hydrangeas, white roses, orchids
Hobbies/Collections: 
Candles, decorating
Favorite School Supply: 
Mr sketch markers, pens
Favorite Snack: 
Pretzels, popcorn, Chex mix
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Nothing Bundt cakes, sprinkles, cookies

2nd Grade

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Favorite Snack
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Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Caroline Coker
2023-2024 Grade: 2nd Grade
Position: 2nd Grade
Years at MPE: 1.5
Years in Education: 
1.5
Birthday: 12-Feb
Alma Mater: 
University of North Texas
Coffee Shop Order: 
iced vanilla latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
chicken minis
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Mcallisters
Daytime Drink Order: 
rootbeer
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina
Favorite Scent: 
Champagne Toast
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Orchid
Hobbies/Collections: 
Working out, playing sports, and sneakers
Favorite School Supply: 
sticky notes
Favorite Snack: 
nerds clusters or veggie straws
Fun Fact: 
I can spin a basketball on my finger.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Candles & Target
Name: Elizabeth Leal
2023-2024 Grade: 2nd Grade
Position: 2nd Grade
Years at MPE: 7 years
Years in Education: 
23
Birthday: 18-Jul
Alma Mater: 
University of Houston
Coffee Shop Order: 
Matcha with almond milk and honey
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Croissants from Village Boulangerie
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
A hamburger and fries from Becks Prime
Daytime Drink Order: 
Iced Matcha latte with almond milk and honey
Favorite Restaurant: 
Meso Maya
Favorite Scent: 
Gucci bloom
Favorite Color: 
All colors
Favorite Flower: 
Any and all!!
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, cooking,
Favorite School Supply: 
Paper Mate hand writing, triangular, mechanical pencil set with lead and eraser refills 1.3 mm 8 account.
Favorite Snack: 
Plantain Chips
Fun Fact: 
I have taught myself how to knit.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon
Name: Edgar Macarty
2023-2024 Grade: 2nd Grade
Position: 2nd Grade
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
15
Birthday: 5-Aug
Alma Mater: 
Texas Christian University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Decaf Mocha
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Breakfast burrito
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chicken-Fil-A
Daytime Drink Order: 
Gatorade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle, Chili's, On the Border and Red Hot and Blue.
Favorite Scent: 
wood
Favorite Color: 
blue, green and red.
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflower
Hobbies/Collections: 
Biking, swimming, traveling and I have a Star Wars collection.
Favorite School Supply: 
Post it, scotch tape, markers, and EXPOS
Favorite Snack: 
multigrain bars
Fun Fact: 
I can move my ears, Lol.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target and Kohl's
Amazon or Target Wishlist: expos, pencils, name tags
Name: Jenny Patton
2023-2024 Grade: 2nd Grade
Position: 2nd Grade
Years at MPE: 6
Years in Education: 
22
Birthday: 1-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Ouachita Baptist University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced White Chocolate Mocha
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Honey butter chicken biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chipotle
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet cherry coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
Any mexican/tex-mex place
Favorite Scent: 
Vanilla or lemon
Favorite Color: 
Blue-all shades!
Favorite Flower: 
Tulips
Hobbies/Collections: 
Indoor plants and reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Paper Mate Ink Joy pens, post-it notes, Mr Sketch markers
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn, fruit, pecans
Fun Fact: 
I have worked in 7 different schools, and I’ve been at MPE the longest!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
The Store, Half-priced books, target, Plant Style
Amazon or Target Wishlist: https://a.co/dgGSPNp

3rd Grade

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Favorite Snack
Fun Fact
Favorite Treat and/or Store
Amazon or Target Wishlist
Name: Lauren Beasley
2023-2024 Grade: 3rd Grade
Position: 3rd Grade
Years at MPE: This will be my 6th!
Years in Education: 
Going on 7!
Birthday: 3-Apr
Alma Mater: 
UT - Hook em!!
Coffee Shop Order: 
Nonfat or lavender latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Starbucks turkey bacon breakfast sandwich or chicken minis
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chickfila grilled nugget meal with lemonade
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sonic cherry limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Hudson house, il bracco
Favorite Scent: 
Florals, any and every candle from anthropologie!
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
I love traveling, cheering on my Longhorns, and trying new restaurants!
Favorite School Supply: 
Books, post its, cleaning supplies, essential oils!
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn, chocolate covered almonds!
Fun Fact: 
I am born and raised in Dallas, but have traveled to over 25 countries!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon!
Name: Caitlin Caston
2023-2024 Grade: 3rd Grade
Position: 3rd Grade
Years at MPE: 6
Years in Education: 
8
Birthday: 5- May
Alma Mater: 
St. Joseph's University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Pumpkin Spiced Latte, Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew, Pink Drink
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-Fil-A Sandwich Meal with a Dr. Pepper
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Limeade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Fuzzy's
Favorite Scent: 
Citrus, Capri Blue Volcano
Favorite Color: 
Blue
Favorite Flower: 
Sunflower
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Ultra Fine Point Sharpies and Glue Sticks
Favorite Snack: 
Chips
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Books or Mani/Pedi
Name: Rebecca Novick
2023-2024 Grade: 3rd Grade
Position: 3rd Grade
Years at MPE: 13
Years in Education: 
18
Birthday: 18-Jun
Alma Mater: 
University of Texas at Austin
Coffee Shop Order: 
Nonfat Coffee Frapaccino
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Egg white bites
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-A Cool Wrap meal or MiCo Rico salad
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Dr Pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
Cane Rosso & Mariano's
Favorite Scent: 
floral
Favorite Color: 
green
Favorite Flower: 
roses & hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair pens & Expo markers
Favorite Snack: 
Cheddar Chex Mix
Fun Fact: 
Both my kids are at MPE with me - 1st & 3rd grade!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
TCBY & Anthropologie
Name: Erin Oliphint
2023-2024 Grade: 3rd Grade
Position: 3rd Grade
Years at MPE: 10 years
Years in Education: 
10 years
Birthday: 17-Apr
Alma Mater: 
TCU- Go Frogs!
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Shaken Espresso or Hot White Chocolate Mocha
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Breakfast Tacos
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chick-fil-a or McAlister's
Daytime Drink Order: 
Unsweet Iced Tea Lemonade (Arnold Palmer)
Favorite Restaurant: 
Jeng Chi, Mena's Tex Mex Grill, Snooze
Favorite Scent: 
Volcano and Lavender
Favorite Color: 
Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Succulents and Hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
Pure Barre workouts, reading, church, cooking
Favorite School Supply: 
Books, pens, and post-its!
Favorite Snack: 
Popcorn
Fun Fact: 
I'm a preacher's kid and both of my parents are preacher's kids. Strong United Methodist roots in the family.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target and Half Price Books

4th Grade

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Name: Zaara Ansari
2023-2024 Grade: 4th Grade
Position: 4th Grade
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
1
Birthday: 8-Sep
Alma Mater: 
UNT
Coffee Shop Order: 
iced vanilla latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
mint lemonade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Favorite Scent: 
sandalwood
Favorite Color: 
Favorite Flower: 
Hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading/Writing
Favorite School Supply: 
Things for organization
Favorite Snack: 
Chips
Fun Fact: 
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Name: Jennifer Cross
2023-2024 Grade: 4th Grade
Position: 4th Grade
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
11
Birthday: 7- Jan
Alma Mater: 
Baylor University
Coffee Shop Order: 
Starbucks sweet cream cold brew
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Starbucks egg white bites, CFA chicken biscuit
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Jersey Mike's sub tub; CFA grilled nugget meal, Cava
Daytime Drink Order: 
Sonic Diet Coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mi Cocina, Cava, Resident Taqueria
Favorite Scent: 
fall scents, vanilla, capri blue volcano
Favorite Color: 
blue and lilac
Favorite Flower: 
hydrangea
Hobbies/Collections: 
reading, watching sports, exercising
Favorite School Supply: 
flair pens
Favorite Snack: 
cheese-its
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Jill Smith
2023-2024 Grade: 4th Grade
Position: 4th Grade
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
6
Birthday: 1-Oct
Alma Mater: 
Texas Tech
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Latte (No flavors/no syrups)
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bacon/egg breakfast tacos OR egg bites
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Chicken nuggets and fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
Salata / Jersey Mikes
Favorite Scent: 
Eucalyptus /Linen /Pine
Favorite Color: 
Black
Favorite Flower: 
Peonies or Hydrangeas
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading
Favorite School Supply: 
Flair pens / Expo markers
Favorite Snack: 
Apples&Peanut Butter /Jalapeno Kettle Chips
Fun Fact: 
I'm a Slytherin :] (And I watch Harry Potter quite often)
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target

5th Grade

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Name: Hannah Hamaker
2023-2024 Grade: 5th Grade
Position: 5th Grade
Years at MPE: 1st Year
Years in Education: 
1st Year
Birthday: 30- Aug
Alma Mater: 
Abilene Christian University, JJ Pearce High School
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Lavender Latte or Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Bagel and Cream Cheese
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Hamburger and French Fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Vanilla Coke
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle/Chick-fil-A
Favorite Scent: 
Fall Spice Scents like Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Apple
Favorite Color: 
Green and Pink
Favorite Flower: 
Cherry Blossoms, Dahlias, Daisies
Hobbies/Collections: 
I love to read and collect things from Harry Potter.
Favorite School Supply: 
I love clicky pens and bookmarks.
Favorite Snack: 
Dried mangos and dried cranberries
Fun Fact: 
I coach a swim team every year, and we have won the state championships 10 years in a row.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Skinny Pop Sweet Popcorn and Target or any Bookstore
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Hannah Sullivan
2023-2024 Grade: 5th Grade
Position: 5th Grade
Years at MPE: 0
Years in Education: 
3
Birthday: 19-Feb
Alma Mater: 
Texas Tech
Coffee Shop Order: 
Iced Vanilla Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Usually some kind of breakfast sandwich or bagel with cream cheese and fruit!
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Any Chick Fil A salad with a Diet Coke
Daytime Drink Order: 
Diet Coke or Raspberry Lemon Water
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chick fil a, any Mexican food place, Bellagreen
Favorite Scent: 
Anything clean or with vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Turquoise
Favorite Flower: 
I love all flowers!
Hobbies/Collections: 
Reading, traveling, being outside, live music
Favorite School Supply: 
Cute pens, cute note pads, colorful expo markers
Favorite Snack: 
Skinny Pop, spicy trail mix, or nerd gummy clusters
Fun Fact: 
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Favorite treat is peanut M&Ms or Andy's ice cream! Store is Target
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 
Name: Moriah Wood
2023-2024 Grade: 5th Grade
Position: 5th Grade
Years at MPE: 2
Years in Education: 
4
Birthday: 5-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Undergrad: Kansas State University / Grad School: Concordia University Texas
Coffee Shop Order: 
iced white mocha, no whipped cream
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
spicy chicken biscuit and fruit from Chick-Fil-A
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
club on a sub -- white bread, from firehouse subs
Daytime Drink Order: 
dr. pepper
Favorite Restaurant: 
blue goose cantina, blue sushi
Favorite Scent: 
love always wins, mahogany teakwood, eucalyptus spearmint
Favorite Color: 
orange is my favorite, but anything neon
Favorite Flower: 
lillies and tulips
Hobbies/Collections: 
harry styles, volleyball, sneakers (in that order ;))
Favorite School Supply: 
bic gelocity pens
Favorite Snack: 
dots pretzels
Fun Fact: 
i love to travel and go to music festivals
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
lemon bundt cake / nike, old navy, target

6th Grade

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Name: Ashley Hillebrand
2023-2024 Grade: 6th Grade
Position: 6th Grade
Years at MPE: 6
Years in Education: 
11
Birthday: 2-Mar
Alma Mater: 
Texas A&M University - Commerce
Coffee Shop Order: 
Java Chip or Mocha Frap
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Chicken egg and cheese muffin and a fruit cup from Chick-fil-A
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Grilled Nuggets, fruit cup, and sweet tea from Chick-fil-A
Daytime Drink Order: 
Cherry Limeade or Sweet Tea
Favorite Restaurant: 
La Madeleine, McAlisters Deli, Hawaiian Bros
Favorite Scent: 
Peach or Strawberry
Favorite Color: 
Teal or Purple
Favorite Flower: 
Daisy
Hobbies/Collections: 
Snow globes, music boxes, & clocks
Favorite School Supply: 
Pens, smelly pens & markers
Favorite Snack: 
Fruit snacks
Fun Fact: 
I've never traveled outside the continental US.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Target
Name: Jennifer Lovejoy
2023-2024 Grade: 6th Grade
Position: 6th Grade
Years at MPE: 1
Years in Education: 
20
Birthday: 12-Jun
Alma Mater: 
Masters - Texas A&M Commerce, Bachelors - University of Texas @ Dallas, High School - Arts Magnet High School at Booker T. Washington
Coffee Shop Order: 
Chai Tea Latte
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Banana Bread and cranberry juice
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Cheeseburger with ketsup and mayonnaise and fries and unsweet tea
Daytime Drink Order: 
Tea unsweet or cranberry juice or coffee with cream and sugar
Favorite Restaurant: 
Mixtitos or any Tex-Mex
Favorite Scent: 
Lavender and Vanilla
Favorite Color: 
Navy and Forest Green
Favorite Flower: 
Moss Rose, night blooming Jasmine, and Wisteria
Hobbies/Collections: 
Pottery, books, travel
Favorite School Supply: 
fresh box of colored pencils or crayons and paper to create with
Favorite Snack: 
Swedish Fish or Sour Patch Kids or Smart Pop (original)
Fun Fact: 
I played semi professional football, and I used to act.
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Massage or Mani/Pedi or Dillards
Name: DJ Morgan
2023-2024 Grade: 6th Grade
Position: 6th Grade
Years at MPE: 3rd year incoming!!!
Years in Education: 
3 and a half
Birthday: 15-Oct
Alma Mater: 
UNT
Coffee Shop Order: 
Any Frappucino from Starbucks
Favorite Breakfast Food: 
Pancakes w/strawberries, ham, and homestyle hashbrowns
Favorite Faster Food Order: 
Spicy chicken sandwich and fries
Daytime Drink Order: 
Any flavor lemonade
Favorite Restaurant: 
Chipotle or Freebirds
Favorite Scent: 
Peppermint
Favorite Color: 
Royal blue
Favorite Flower: 
1 that wont die easily if at all
Hobbies/Collections: 
Video games and anime
Favorite School Supply: 
Kleenex
Favorite Snack: 
Chips and salsa
Fun Fact: 
I teach karate sometimes and recently got my yellow belt!
Favorite Treat and/or Store: 
Gamestop or Trolli Sour Gummi Worms
Amazon or Target Wishlist: 

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