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Mrs. Kami Antriyao (Miss Kami) - Preschool

My name is Kami Antriyao (a.k.a. Miss Kami), I have been teaching preschool special education since 2006. I graduated with my B.S. from Utah State University in Severe Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood.  In 2016 I finished my Master’s program and received my Education Administration and Leadership Master’s degree. I have been married since 2007 to the love of my life!  We have 2 beautiful children that keep us busy and very happy! In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, shopping and decorating my house! I love my job and take pride in my classroom! Please know that each student in my classroom is very important to me! One of my favorite quotes that is posted in my classroom is, “If a child hasn’t learned something, we never assume it’s because he can’t; it’s that we haven’t found a way to teach him yet!” This is my motto each day! I can’t wait to get to know your children and do all I can do to help them achieve success! I am so excited to be working with you at Heritage! 

My Favorites:

Color: Pink
Season: Summer
Flower: Hibiscus
Treat/Snack: Caramello, anything chocolate! caramel & chocolate, peanut butter & chocolate, cashews & almonds, & all gummy things!
Drink: Mango or strawberry breeze from Swig, flavored waters (strawberry & peach)
Ice Cream: Carmel Brownie
Restaurant: El Toro
Food: Mexican food
Hobbies: I love to decorate my home

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Mrs. Tyler Brown- Life Skills

Hello! My name is Tyler Brown. I was born and grew up in Logan, Utah. Much of my life has involved working with persons with disabilities so I decided to make it a career.  I graduated from Utah state in 2016 with a degree in special education with an emphasis in multiple and profound disabilities. Shortly after I graduated I moved to Colorado Springs. I lived and worked there for three years as a center-based autism teacher and loved every minute of it! My husband and I got married in 2018 in the beautiful mountains of Logan canyon. Though I loved living in Colorado, my husband and I missed our families and the mountains more! In 2019, we decided to move back! This is my third year as a life skills teacher at Heritage and I couldn’t be happier! My family and I love to go camping, hiking and watch movies! We have 12 chickens, 2 ducks and a dog which keep us busy!

My Favorites:

Color: grey & black
Flower: Peonies
Treat/Snack: Jerky, Watchmacallit
Drink: unsweetened iced tea
Restaurant: LaTormenta
Ice Cream: pistachio
Hobbies: camping, hiking, watching movies, refinishing furniture, making dream catchers, and coloring!
Book: The Reason I Jump

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Mrs. Vicki Davis- Kindergarten

Hello!  My name is Vicki Davis.  I love teaching Kindergarten!!  This year will be my fifth year teaching kindergarten and I feel that I have the best job in the whole school!!   I grew up in Idaho and moved to Cache Valley when I got married in 1994.  I have loved this beautiful valley with its wonderful people. I have 4 kiddos ranging in ages from 22 to 13 years old.  I was lucky to be a stay at home mom while they were little and when my youngest went to Kindergarten, I went back to school.  I received a dual Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education in 2018. 

My Favorites:
Color: Purple
Flower: Daisy
Treat/Snack: Heath bars, Chocolate chip cookies, strawberries
Drink: Raspberry Lemonade
Restaurant: Cafe Rio
Ice Cream: Carmel Cashew
Hobbies: gardening, spending time with my husband and children, & crocheting
Book: Princess Academy
 
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Mrs. Stephanie Ramsey- Kindergarten

I would like to introduce myself, I am Mrs. Stephanie Ramsey. I have been happily married since 2014 to my amazing supportive husband, David, and we have 3 beautiful children. Hayley is in first grade, our son David is 3 and we just welcomed our newest, Andrew, in April of 2022. We love to spend time as a family and do all things fun!   

Just a little about my background. I have lived in Logan since 2004. I moved to Logan from Oregon to attend Utah State, where I graduated in 2010 with a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. I have taught my whole teaching career at Heritage Elementary. I love the school and the students! Teaching is truly a passion of mine and I can honestly say I love teaching kindergarten!!!

My Favorites:
Color: Saige & Burgandy
Flower: Roses & Carnations
Drink: Dr. Pepper
Treat/Snack: Twix, Snickerdoodles
Restaurant: Chili's
Ice Cream: Chocolate chip cookie dough
 
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Mrs. Bonnie Bickers- 1st Grade

I was born, raised and still live in Providence.  I love living in Cache Valley.  I am married and have one daughter, twin boys, one son-n-law, one daughter-n-law, and one beautiful granddaughter.  I have a little black and white dog named Patches and one grand dog named Minnie 😊.  I have been teaching for 25+ years in all the elementary grades.  I have spent most of my years teaching in first grade.  I enjoy spending time with my family.  We enjoy camping and hiking.  One of our favorite places to go is Moab to see the Arches.  I love planting flowers and taking care of my rose bushes.  My favorite thing to do is sit outside under a tree and read a book.   I love to read anything but love a book with a happy ending.  I also love playing games especially if I win. I love to eat fast food and I cannot cook. I run everyday so I can eat fast food.

My Favorites:
Color: Maroon
Flower: Rose
Drink: Diet Coke
Treat: Snickers for a Bickers
Food: Fast Food
Restaurant: Maddox
Ice Cream: anything with chocolate
Hobbies: reading, camping, playing pickleball, running, hiking, gardening, & playing games with family
Books: The Big Hungry Bear, Gone With the Wind, Anything that has a happy ending
Animals: dogs, horses, & sloths

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Mrs. Ressa Budge- 1st Grade

I grew up in Minnesota and California. I miss the beach but not the traffic. I graduated from BYU in Speech/Language Pathology and Utah State in Elementary Education. I love living in Cache Valley and have lived here since I was married in 1994. It is a great place to raise and family. My husband is a retired police officer from Logan City and now works at Juniper Systems in HR. I live with my husband and some of my kids in River Heights.  We have 4 kids (and 1 daughter-in-law) and soon will have a grandson!  I have taught at Heritage for 8 years now.  I love to travel and this past year have visited places like Mexico, New York, and the Bahamas!

My Favorites:
Drink: water (I'm a boring drink and treat lover)
Treat/Snack: fruit, or Riesen's
Food: Tai food, & Jamba Juice bowls
Hobbies: I LOVE to read! I love to go to the library and check out a HUGE stack of books! I also love to go biking with my husband, go on walks and hikes, and spend time with my family. 
 
 

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Mrs. Kim Day- 1st Grade DLI English

Hello! My name is Kim Day. While my name is short, I am anything but! I often have students ask me just how tall I am - I really am 6 feet tall! Besides the obvious, here are a few things about me:
* I grew up in Orem, Utah but also lived briefly in New York and Louisiana before the age of 5 (I was an adorable "Air Force Brat")
* I am the youngest of 5 girls and no boys. My sisters are my best friends! They affectionately call me the "The Nice One".
* I hated exercise as a child; but now I absolutely love to be active, especially outdoors. I have run a full marathon, several half marathons, and more recently participated in several Spartan races (adult versions of obstacle courses on oversized playground equipment, only you pay an absurd amount of money to do it).
* I attended Ricks College, BYU, and WGU. I received a Bachelor's in Human Development and a Master's in Elementary Education.
* I love to travel! I have been to 27 (and counting) of the 50 States, Canada, Mexico, Spain, and Ireland.
* I am married to an amazing man, all 6'8" of him! I have two spirited and independent daughters who have also inherited our tall genes.
* I previously worked for 13 years at the Dept. of Workforce Services aiding individuals in receiving public assistance
* I am thrilled to teach at Heritage Elementary where the culture and atmosphere are positive and engaging. I seek to influence students' lives for good!
Hablo Español! 

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Flower: Poppies
Season: Spring
Treat: Peanut Butter Twix, I love anything with peanut butter and chocolate. In my opinion, dark chocolate really shouldn't exist. Milk Chocolate all the way!
Drink: Pineapple coconut Bai
Ice Cream: Chocolate Peanut butter
Food: Smoothies or smoothie bowl
Restaurant: Zupas
Hobbies: running, hiking, traveling, acting/singing, podcast & audio book listening
 

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Maestro Zander Andreasen- 1st grade DLI Español

My name is Zander Andreasen. I am from a small town in northwest Wyoming but I have grown to love Cache Valley. I recently graduated from USU with my bachelor's degree in Elementary education, with minors in Spanish teaching and Physical education/coaching.  I was blessed to spend time in various DLI classes here at Heritage while studying, as well as various teaching opportunities in other schools, including being a PE teacher, a preschool teacher, and most recently the 1st Grade Spanish DLI teacher at Garland Elementary school. I learned Spanish while I lived in Argentina for two years and fell in love with the language and the culture. I am very excited to be a member of the Heritage family and to learn and grow with the students and staff.

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Season: Spring
Treat/Snack: Taquis, pretzels
Drink: Gatorade (any flavor)
Food: Tacos, burritos, seafood
Restaurant: Costa Vida
Hobbies: any sports, especially baseball and running. Board games, & watching movies
Book: Lord of the Rings, The Boys in the Boat, Fablehaven
Animal: Penguin, Komodo Dragon
 

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Mrs. Alice Carlisle- 2nd grade

I love teaching school! I have taught school for 28 ½ years: 25 years in 5th grade, 2 years in 2nd grade, and 1 ½ years in high school. I grew up in southern New Mexico and graduated from USU.  I am the youngest of 6 children. I have been a widow since 2005 and have three adult children and four grandchildren. I LOVE to travel! I have traveled to India, Guatemala, Mexico, France, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and many places in the USA. 

While in India, I associated with school children and people with leprosy. I celebrate my connection to India in my classroom. Our mascot is the Elephant and our motto is, “We are elephants: Supporting, Strong, and Smart.”

My Favorites:

Color: Peach
Flower: Daisy
Drink: Starbuck's Pink Drink, Diet Mt. Dew, Water
Treat/Snack: Almonds & Cashews; Homemade Cookies (chocolate chip, sugar, & ginger), Reece's, Hot Tamales
Food: fruit: Strawberries & Peaches & fav. veggies: Bell Peppers & Tomatoes
Things to collect: cute office supplies
Favorite Animal: Elephant
Hobbies: traveling, learning, reading, swimming/boating, bicycling, walking/hiking, quilting, and spending time with friends and family
Book: The one I'm reading at the time

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Mrs. Brynn Dutson- 2nd Grade

I graduated from Utah State University in 2003 in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Social Studies (although my passion is American History).  Since graduation, I have received my ESL endorsement and Math endorsement.  When I graduated, the two grades I had a desire to teach were 2nd and 5th.  I have been blessed to teach both!  I was first hired on with Cache Country School District at Nibley Elementary teaching 2nd grade.  When Heritage Elementary School was built, I was fortunate to move over and be part of starting a new school.  

I have lived in Cache Valley since 1991 and now call it home.  I grew up in Southern California and loved the sunshine but was so happy to move to a place that had all four seasons!  I love the Fall time and snow this valley brings!  My family and I love to be active in all seasons exploring the beautiful valley we live in! I married my husband, Eric, in 2000 and we have two beautiful children that we adopted from Mexico in 2010.  
 
My Favorites:
Color: Purple and Green
Season: Fall
Flower: Tulip, Poppies, Gerber Daisies
Drink: Dr Pepper Zero
Treat/Snack: Jalapeño chips, Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Dark Chocolate
Ice Cream: Moose Tracks Denali
Food: Mexican food, chips & salsa
Restaurant: Costa Vida
Hobbies: hiking, camping, traveling, card/board games
Books: Faith of our Fathers, Something Upstairs, historical fiction, mystery, utopian societies
Animal: Moose
 
 

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Ms. Sharon Grimnes- 2nd Grade

I am thrilled to be a part of Heritage Elementary School!  I have been teaching for over 20 years now and I love it.  I have taught kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade.  I am currently teaching our amazing 2nd graders.
A little bit about myself, I have five children - a son and four daughters.  I am also the proud grandmother of one granddaughter and seven grandsons!  I love to travel and hope to visit all 50 states someday.  I've been to 19 of them so far - I better get busy.  
 
My Favorites:
Color: Yellow
Season: Spring
Flower: Daisy
Treat/Snack: peanut M&M's, Chocolate, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies
Drink: Diet Pepsi
Ice Cream: Moose Tracks 
Song: What a Wonderful World
Book: The Classics such as Pride & Prejudice
 
 
 
 

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Mrs. Cari Dahle- 2nd grade DLI English

Hello! Welcome to my class! I am so excited to be your teacher next year. I think we will have a fabulous time in second grade.  I can’t wait until we meet in person and I get to know you better. My name is Mrs. Dahle. I have a wonderful husband and four amazing kids, two boys and two girls.  Each of my kids play a lot of sports so I spend a lot of my time chasing them in all of their sporting events. If I am not watching my kids play sports, I love to read, bake, and I love to travel. I hope you have a wonderful summer break. Remember to be safe, have fun, and read, Read, READ! 

My Favorites:

Color: Dark purple
Flower: Daisy
Treat/Snack: Baby Ruths, chocolate chip cookies
Drink: Diet Pepsi or Diet Mt. Dew
Ice Cream: Cookie dough
Restaurant: Costa Vida

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Maestra Lucero Becerra - 2nd grade DLI Español

Hello, my name is Lucero Becerra. I was born in Lima- Perú. I have been teaching for the past 6 years in kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade. I also have experience teaching teenagers and  adults in language centers in my  country. I love teaching and learning from my students and colleagues.This is my first time in Utah and my first year at Heritage so I am very excited to get started and get to know each of you.
 
My Favorites:
Color: blue
Season: spring
Flower: Tulips & Roses
Treat/Snack: Resse's
Drink: Lemonade
Book: Me Before You
Animal: cats and dogs
 

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Mrs. Stephanie Hansen- 3rd Grade

This will be my sixth year teaching 3rd Grade at Heritage and I love it!! Third Graders are the very best! I graduated from USU in Elementary Education. My first teaching job was in a middle school, teaching 6th and 7th graders. I then returned home to raise my children. During that time, I kept myself busy volunteering in many capacities in the school system. I am excited to be back teaching at Heritage!

I was raised in Cache Valley and I think it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. I am married to a terrific man and have 4 incredible children. I also have an adorable gray Tabby cat named Mr. Bingley. My weakness is any kind of chocolate.

When I am not busy teaching awesome Third Graders, I love to spend time with my family. I also love planting things and watching them grow. I love the ocean, kayaking, taking long walks, traveling, and cooking.

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Flower: all flowers
Treat/Snack: Snickers, any kind of Chocolate
Drink: Sprite
Ice Cream: anything with chocolate
Hobbies: gardening, kayaking, walking, traveling, and cooking
Book: Poetry books

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Mrs. Alyssa Putnam- 3rd Grade

My name is Alyssa Putnam, and this will be my 8th year teaching 3rd grade at Heritage and I love being a Husky! I received my Bachelor's degree in Physical Education at Utah State University and my Master of Education degree from Grand Canyon University a few years later. I grew up in Centerville, Utah and I met my husband at Utah State. Go Aggies!  We are both lucky enough to be teachers for Cache County School District. We love the valley and we love living in beautiful Wellsville, where we enjoy hiking regularly. We were blessed to have two sets of twins! My first set is 12 years old and they attend South Cache, and my younger set of boys are 5 and they are kindergartners this year at Heritage. They are tornadoes of energy and they keep me very busy and entertained. When I’m not busy with the kids I love spending all my free time reading. I love teaching at Heritage, where there are so many great students and teachers and I’m always excited to start every new school year. 

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Flower: Hydrangeas, roses
Drink: Dr. Pepper Zero, coconut Red Bulls, and Lite Body Armor
Treat/Snack: Milk Duds, mini M&M's, kettle corn, and caramel apples
Ice Cream: Vanilla with Fruit
Hobbies: hiking, biking, reading, shopping, and going on vacations with my family
Books: Little Women, Harry Potter 

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Mrs. Mandy Gordon- 3rd grade DLI English

I have lived about half of my life in Utah and half in Texas. I love both places very much. The best things about Texas are the BBQ and the people. The best things about Utah are the weather (during the summer) and the people. I live in Providence with my husband, Dan, and my four kids: Kara, Rosie, Nick, and Maya. I first taught third grade at Mountainside Elementary in Mendon for four years. This will be my sixth year teaching the English side of the Spanish Dual Immersion program at Heritage. One of the best things in my daily life is getting to teach and see my sweet students! It's always hard to send them on to fourth grade. Please contact me with anything you need. I will always be happy to help you.

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Flower: Rose
Treat/Snack: Reese's, Take 5, Twix. popcorn, sugar cookies
Drink: Diet Dr. Pepper
Restaurant: Herm's
Ice Cream: Aggie Blue Mint
Hobbies: cooking, reading, watching movies, making crafts, and traveling to new places
Book: Harry Potter series, To Kill a Mockingbird

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Maestra Geraldine Andía- 3rd grade DLI Español

Hi! I am Geraldine Andia and I am thrilled that I will be teaching 3rd grade at Heritage this year! I come from Lima, Peru and now I am living with my husband in Wellsville (we really love this place). This is my eleventh year of teaching in different grades and I think it is the best profession ever! I am happy to be part of the Spanish Dual Immersion program, I am convinced that this cultural exchange will impact the education and lives of my students and my own life. I can’t wait to meet you, we will make new friends and learn about each other as well. I know we will have the best year!

My Favorites:

Color: Purple & White
Flower: Tulip
Drink: Coke, Strawberry juice
Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream, Strawberry
Food: Homemade Peruvian foods, & Chinese food
Animal: Dogs (I have 3 in Peru)
Hobbies: reading, and traveling
Book: Gallinazos sin Plumas, & Frankenstein
 

 

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Mrs. Nicole Erickson- 4th grade

Hi Heritage Friends! My name is Nicole Erickson and I taught 6th grade last year here at Heritage and am thrilled to be moving to 4th grade this year.  I have a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Western Governors University and have been teaching as a paraeducator in Cache County School District the past 6 years.  I have been married for 22 years and have three children (10th, 8th and 6th grade). I love to spend time with my family, especially in the mountains and at the beach. We love to hike, mountain bike, swim and travel. 

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Season: Summer
Flower: Geraniums
Treat/Snack: mini Starbursts, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies
Drink: Coke
Food: Chicken Basket from Maddox
Restaruant: Maddox & Texas Roadhouse
TV/ Movie: Survivor, and anything Star Wars
Animal: Peacock, Turtles
Hobbies: exercising, hiking, mountain bike, planting flowers, & reading a good book
Book: Mysteries by Iris Johansen

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Miss Sarah- 4th grade

I am from Utah County and moved to Logan four years ago to complete my degree in Elementary Education at Utah State. I recently graduated with my ESL endorsement and I’m excited to begin my teaching career at Heritage! I have a Maltipoo puppy named Luna and I’m obsessed with her. I love Dr. Pepper, ice cream, and eating out. I hate cooking! I speak Spanish and love traveling to places where I can put it to use. I am very tall…6 feet to be exact! I don’t take the privilege of being an educator lightly and I’m grateful for the opportunity to teach my fabulous fourth graders! I am excited to get to know you and learn together this year. 

My Favorites:

Color: Purple
Season: Fall/Spring
Flower: Peony
Treat: ice cream, Symphony bar, Cadbury chocolate, gluten-free snacks
Drink: Dr. Pepper or Lemonade
Food: Mexican food
Restaurant: Sabores
Book: Where the Crawdads Sing

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Mr. Michael Rollins- 4th grade

I began my teaching career 25 years ago in 1995. I taught 4th, 5th and 8th grade for 12 years in California--most of that time I taught 4th and 5th grade. We moved to Cache County in 2007, and I've been teaching 4th grade ever since. In Utah, I first taught at Summit Elementary School for 3 years, and then I moved over to Heritage Elementary when it was built, and have been here since that time. I am happily married to a wonderful wife, and I have 5 children that range in ages from 24 down to 14---3 boys and 2 girls.  In my own family where I grew up, I am the youngest of 3 boys. 

My Favorites:

Color: Dark Green
Flower: Poppy
Season: Spring
Treat/Snack: Crunch bar, Pringles, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies
Drink: Gatorade, Diet Dr. Pepper
Food: Seafood
Restaurant: Beehive Grill
Ice Cream: Cake Batter
Animal: Eagle
TV/Movie: Survivor, Princess Bride
Hobbies: following sports, outdoor cooking
Book: Any good mystery

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Miss Ali Olsen- 4th grade DLI English

Hey there! A little bit about me: I am from a small town in Juab County, I grew up raising sheep and I graduated from the one and only Utah State. Go Aggies!  It has been my dream since I was a kid to live in Cache Valley and I love it here! A few other loves of mine are my family, deserts, Mexican food & culture, Native American culture, animals, farming, and sunflowers. I love teaching about Utah's rich history in fourth grade and feel very grateful to be at Heritage.

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Flowers: Sunflowers & Cactus
Treat/Snacks: Almond Joy, chocolate oatmeal cookies
Drink: Cactus Cooler, or Red Squirt
Restaurant: Chick-fil-A
Food: Mexican food
Ice Cream: Burnt almond fudge
Book: Charloette's Web

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Maestra Lorena Jiménez- 4th grade DLI Español

I am from Aguascalientes, Mexico and I truly love my Mexican heritage. I grew up in rural Idaho and have lived in the states since the age of four. I attended Utah State University as a first-generation college student and I love being an Aggie! I love learning, but I have loved teaching even more! My most favorite things ever are homemade Mexican food, balloons, and fancy pens. On the weekends, long breaks, and summers, you will find me spending time with my loved ones – far and near – creating and sharing special memories with them. Winter is not my favorite, so thank goodness for Starbucks and their seasonal brews, or I would not survive.

Como maestra de doble inmersión, ¡me encanta compartir mi idioma y mi cultura con todos mis alumnos!

My Favorites:

Color: blush, peach, gold
Flowers: Ranunculus, and very early blooming peonies
Season: Fall
Treat/Snack: Fresh fruits, hard and soft caramels, brownies, spicy Cheetos
Drinks: Coke, Cream Soda, Starbucks, sweet tea, and coffee
Ice Cream: Vanilla
Food: Homemade Mexican, Indian, & Italian food
Restaurants: El Toro Viejo or Tandori Oven
Animal: Lion
Book: Historical, historical Fiction, biographies, mysteries

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Mrs. Mary Knight- 5th grade

I moved to Cache Valley from California about 9 years ago, and I love seeing the mountains every day as well as experiencing spring, summer, fall and winter.  I enjoy the snow and cold just as much as the warm summers - when you might find me on a long walk around town or hiking on a canyon trail. I have 3 adult children that I love to spend time with, but it’s challenging because one lives in Arizona, one lives in Louisiana and one is studying in Hawaii right now. When we are all together, we like to play board games, read, talk about everything, laugh a lot, eat great food, play pickleball, go on hikes and enjoy being outdoors in God’s beautiful creation. 

I find great joy in working with my students at Heritage, and love to watch as they invest in one another, solve problems together and discover how to be better people. Fifth grade is a perfect year to learn how to be mature. It is a year of big changes physically, socially, and emotionally, so we will practice extending grace and kindness and never give up on each other.

My Favorites:

Color: White
Flower: White Daisies
Season: Spring
Treat/Snack: Dark Chocolate with raspberry, dark chocolate with sea salt, dark chocolate with caramel, salty pretzels, Heath Bar
Food: Mexican food, Italian food, salads
Drink: Dr. Pepper Zero
Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse
Hobbies: walking, reading
Animal: Cat
Books: Historical fiction, Karen Kingbury Books

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Mrs. Erin McNeil- 5th grade

I grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and attended Idaho State University where I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. My wonderful husband Matthew and I have loved living in Nibley since 2005 with our family of two girls (Jane and Kate) and two boys (Thomas and Maxwell).  I like to hike, make quilts, read, watch movies with my family, and go on vacation to warm places--I hate to be cold! I love reading and historical fiction is my favorite genre. The 2022-2023 school year will be my third year working in 5th grade at Heritage Elementary. I LOVE everything I get to teach in 5th grade--but especially the American Revolution and Language Arts! 

My Favorites:

Color: Blue, Red, and Black
Flower: Daisy
Season: Summer
Treat/Snack: Almonds, potato chips, Chocolate (especially Twix and Peanut Butter M&Ms), and lemon desserts
Drink: Water
Ice Cream: Cookie dough
Food: Hamburgers
Restaurant: Firehouse Pizza
Authors: Jane Austen and Charles Dickens
Hobbies: hiking, quilting, reading, watching movies, and traveling
Books: historical fiction, books set during World War II, Jane Austin, Charles Dickens

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Mrs. Tori Thompson- 5th grade DLI English

My name is Mrs. Thompson. I grew up in a small town in Washington called Port Angeles. Growing up, I spent most of my time hiking, camping, and playing sports. I moved to Logan in 2012 to attend Utah State University where I graduated with bachelors degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. I have taught fifth grade for 5 years here at Heritage. I absolutely love teaching fifth grade! I am married to my wonderful husband, Jacob. We have 1 son and a daughter on the way, due in June of 2022. When I have time, I enjoy reading, watching movies, cooking and baking. Some of my favorite things are dark chocolate, Reese's peanut butter cups, pink lemonade and Dr. Pepper.

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Flower: Daisy
Season: Summer and Fall
Treat/Snack: Dark Chocolate and Reese's
Drink: Pink Lemonade and Dr. Pepper
Ice Cream: Vanilla
Restaurant: Olive Garden
Hobbies: hiking, camping, reading, watching movies, cooking, and baking
Books: Pride & Prejudice & The BFG

Welcome to Mrs. Thompson's class

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Maestra Jessica Tito Espinozá 5th grade DLI Español

Hello! My name is Jessica Tito and I'm from Lima -- the capital of  Peru, also known as The City of Kings. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Education, with a specialization in Language and Literature in Español. However, I've been mainly teaching English in Elementary and Secondary school and in college for 25 years. I am really excited to return to Elementary school and teach Español in the Dual Language Immersion Program. I moved with my husband, Alejandro, and our fifteen-year-old son, Bruno.  I enjoy hiking, cycling, listening to music, singing, dancing, drawing, reading, and seeing beautiful landscapes. This is my first year at Heritage School and I'm looking forward to helping my students achieve success in Español.

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Flower: Hydrangea
Season: Fall and Winter
Treat/Snack: ice cream, hot "champus" (a kind of a Peruvian soft pudding), mazamorra morada (a purple corn pudding)
Drink: Chicha morada and chicha de jora (a corn drink) 
Food: Peruvian food, Italian, Chifa (Peruvian & Chinese fusion), and Mexican food
Restaurant: Hou wha (a chifa in Peru) and Don Tito (pollo a la brasa)
Hobbies: hiking, cycling, listening to music, singing, dancing, drawing, reading, & sightseeing
Books: Thrillers, science fiction, romantic, dystopian, & mythology genres 

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Mrs. Becky Cowley- 6th grade

Hello! My name is Becky Cowley and I'm excited to be teaching 6th grade at Heritage Elementary. I graduated from Utah State with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. I have lived most of my adult life in Cache Valley with my husband of 22 years and our son who is in high school. I love spending time with my family whether it's camping, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, or playing board games. My favorite drinks are honey cinnamon breve, a smoothie from Jamba Juice, and coconut lime water. Aside from my husband's delicious cooking I try to eat healthy, and I love fruits and veggies, however, my one weakness is almond creme toffee from Idle Isle.

My classroom goal is to create an environment that fosters a growth mindset by embracing mistakes as an opportunity to learn and grow, and by focusing on the power of yet. One of my favorite quotes by Albert Einstein is, "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

My Favorites:

Treat/Snack: Fruits & vegetables, Almond Creme Toffee from Idle Isle
Drink: honey cinnamon breve, a smoothie from Jamba Juice, & coconut lime water
Hobbies: camping, hiking kayaking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, playing board games

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Ms. Sharla York- 6th grade

My name is Sharla York and I teach 6th grade here at Heritage Elementary. Nine years ago, my family and I moved to Cache Valley from Colorado Springs, CO, where I worked for 5 years as a 3rd grade teacher and 3 years as a 4th grade teacher at Sand Creek Elementary. I have 2 amazing children named Cylas (9) and Aurora (11), both of whom attend Heritage Elementary.  My teaching passion has always been writing and finding ways to show my students the magic of self-expression through using their words.  I love encouraging my students to find ways to save the planet, spread kindness, value hard work, and academic achievement, and actively participate in the unique community that will be our classroom.  In the past, I have traveled to several countries, including Argentina, Belize, Panama, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Costa Rica, often to volunteer my time and labor to environmental conservation efforts.  I am a very healthy eater, enjoying almost every type of vegetable and fruit, and love both practicing and teaching yoga.  I currently teach yoga at the rock climbing gym in Logan and in the past have taught kids yoga classes as well as a yoga camp for youth. My other favorite hobbies include reading, writing, gardening, rock climbing, and laughing, though my all-time favorite thing to do is spend time with my family. I am excited about having a spectacular year this upcoming year, the year after that, and the year after that.....

My Favorites:

Color: Blue, purple, & green
Flower: White Lily
Treat/Snack: fruits & vegetables, dark chocolate-covered mangos, sesame seed crunch bars
Drink: Coffee
Ice Cream: Rocky Road
Restaurant: Thai House
Hobbies: teaching yoga, rock climbing, reading, writing, gardening, and laughing
Books: Classical Literature

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Ms. Meredith Dyer- 6th grade DLI English

I was born in Tacoma, Washington. I have lived in Washington, California, Illinois, Florida, and Utah. My dad was an airline pilot while I was growing up, so we got to visit many amazing places. I love to travel. I have been to Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, New Zealand, and most recently Costa Rica. I play the piano and organ. I’ve taught 3-6th grades for twenty years in Davis School district. I moved to Cache Valley four years ago and I love it here. 

My Favorites:

Color: blue
Flower: Lilies & Dasies
Treat/Snack: Chocolate & Carmel, Caramello's, and Cheetos
Drink: Coke Zero
Ice Cream: Peanut butter party
Food: Chicken Alfredo
Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory
Animal: Cat
Hobbies: cross-stitch, garden, reading, riding my dirt bike, and going to the beach.
Book: too many to count!
 
 

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Maestra Maria Jones- 6th grade DLI Español

I was born in Provo, Utah and moved to Peru when I was three years old, and lived there for 14 years. I was able to meet my grandparents and relatives as well as travel to many areas and learn about different cultural traditions. I loved living 30 minutes from the beach but I've learned to love the mountains too. 

While living in Washington state, I worked as a paraeducator in different grades (Preschool, K, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th) and also had experience with Spanish DLI in the younger grades. I was an interpreter/translator for the Logan School District for 10 years.

I love teaching in Spanish and being able to share my culture and traditions with my students.  My passion to teach comes from wanting to help my students contribute to society and prepare them for the future while we enjoy the present and its lessons. I love to teach science and one way to engage my students is to do experiments and projects where they can connect what they learn to their everyday use. Throughout the year, I encourage my students to be leaders, to be kind, to learn from their mistakes, to move forward, and to give their best.

My Favorites:

Color: Green & Gold
Flowers: Tulips, I love Plants!
Treat/Snack: Hi-chews, mentos, Dark Chocolate and Cheesecake
Drink: Naked mango juice, or lemonade
Ice Cream: Vanilla bean
Restaurant: Costa Vida
Hobbies: Sew/quilt, work with wood and make crafts and do activities with my family, such as riding my bike, volleyball, walking, hiking, and yoga.
Book: The Giver, Pride & Prejudice
My Dream: To visit Taj Mahal and walk El Camino de Santiago (northern Spain)
 
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Mr. Logan Eubanks- K- 3rd SPED

Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Logan Eubanks. Professionally, I have been teaching with Cache County School District since 2003.  I spent the first 7 years at Summit Elementary in Smithfield Utah, and have been lucky enough to teach here at Heritage since It's beginning in 2010 (man time moves fast). I am Aggie, I received both my Bachelors of Science and Masters of Education in Special Education at Utah State University. I have the best job because I get to mix it up with students from Kindergarten to 6th grade. 
 
On the Personal side of life, I am family man.  I enjoy coaching my kids and have coached many teams in basketball and soccer over the last 18 years at both rec and competitive levels.  I love to mountain bike with my wife and ski & snowboard with my family. I wish I could be outside more hiking and camping.  I am a horrible fly fisherman but a pretty good handyman. I have developed a sweet tooth for chocolate as I have gotten older. My favorites/weaknesses are Reisens, Heath bars, and Phish Food ice cream. Now that I wrote that down I feel guilty and need to go for a run. I have been a runner 20 years and have ran 5 marathons.  
 
My hope is to keep both my mind and body active. If I could do something more,  it would be travel and see more of the world.  I love to learn about other cultures and eat their foods.

My Favorites:

Color: Aggie Blue, or orange/rust
Flower: castilleja or indian paintbrush
Treat/Snack: Chocolate, Reisens, Skor, Heath bars, & Phish Food ice cream 
Drink: Dr. Pepper
Food: Mexican food, Indian food, & Pizza
Hobbies: mountain bike, ski, snowboard, & running
Book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Ms. Marcia Cook 4th- 6th SPED

Aloha! My name is Marcia Cook. I love working with amazing students from Kindergarten to 6th grade. I am excited to be teaching here at Heritage as I have only heard stupendous reports about the community and faculty. I received my Bachelors of Science from Utah State University and Masters of Education in Special Education from Grand Canyon University. I actively look for ways to continue my education. I have been teaching in Cache County School District for 25 years.  

I like the outdoors. I like to hike and garden in the summer. I learned how to paddleboard in St. Augustine, Florida a year ago. Loved paddling with the different sea-life animals. Snowshoe in the winter. I love to travel throughout the United States, Canada, and Iceland.

My Favorites:

Color: Navy blue, orange, and lime green
Flower: Pink roses, & Lilacs
Season: I love all the seasons
Treat/Snack: Peaches, Dark Chocolate, and nuts
Drink: Water, lemonade in the summer, and hot, hot chocolate (180 degrees hot) in the winter
Ice Cream: Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie
Hobbies: traveling, hiking, gardening, reading, & baking
Book: Brandon Mull books

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Mrs. Carol DeFriez- ELL

Hello! I am Carol DeFriez;  I have been teaching ELL students here at Heritage for 3 years now, and  I have really loved it! The people here are great to work with. Now, a little about me, I have 6 children, 4 daughters, and 2 sons. I also have ten beautiful grandchildren. I love to crochet, cook, read, hike, travel, and spend time with my family. My husband and I have lived in Cache Valley for over 26 years. I have taught for 12  years, at both the first and fifth grade levels. I chose to do an emphasis in ESL while attending USU, thinking I would transition into it eventually. The opportunity came to make the change, so I did, and I love working with these kids! It’s great to be part of the Heritage team! 

My Favorites:

Color: sky blue
Season: spring
Flower: Lilacs
Treat/Snack: Reece's, chocolate chip cookies, brownies, and all baked goods
Drink: horchata, water, hot chocolate
Food: Mexican food
Animal: Tiger
Hobbies: crochet, cooking, reading, hiking, & traveling
Book: The Hiding Place
 

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Emily Robinson, Preschool Speech Language Pathologist

Hello! My name is Emily Robinson. I was born and raised in Paradise, Utah. I just graduated from Utah State this spring with my Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. I received my B.S. in Communicative Disorders with a minor in Human and Family Sciences. I have done clinical rotations at Nibley Elementary, Logan Regional Pediatric Rehab, and UofU Inpatient Rehab. I was Miss Cache Valley in 2017 and volunteered at many community events. My favorite part of my year as Miss Cache Valley was the kids. I grew up ballroom dancing and even owned my own company for 3 years! Once I graduated from college, I decided to hang up my dance heels and focus on teaching. I LOVE my students and the school!!! 

My Favorites:

Color: Pink
Flower: Daisies & Roses
Treat/Snack: Twix or anything with chocolate
Drink: Diet Coke or Diet Mtn. Dew
Restaurant: Olive Garden
Ice Cream: Peanut butter Chocolate
Hobbies: Traveling to Disneyland, dancing, reading, and playing board games
Book: The entire Harry Potter series

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Mrs. Katie Coleman- Speech Language Pathologist

I worked one year in Weber School District and have worked the last 8 years in Cache at Heritage. I am a nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist. I was born and raised in Southern California, but I somehow found my way back to my dad's hometown.

My Favorites:

Color: Red
Flower: Gerber Daisy, Roses
Treat/Snack: Kit Kat
Drink: Diet Coke
Restaurant: Costa Vida
Ice Cream: Extreme Chocolate Moose Tracks or Cookie Dough
Book: Harry Potter
 

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Mrs. Brinlee Foster- Speech Language Technician

My name is Brinlee Foster and this is my second year as a Speech Therapist for Cache County school district. I graduated from Utah State University in 2021 with a degree in Communication  Disorders and Deaf Education. I married a rancher in July of 2021 and we are living happily in Logan! We love anything from camping, fishing, and hiking to playing pickleball, basketball and spikeball. Anything that gets us outside! I love helping kids with their speech and language and I’m excited for a great year! 

My Favorites:

Color: forest green
Flower: sunflower
Treat/Snack: nuts and anything with peanut butter
Food: Chips and salsa
Animal: Cow
Hobbies: sports and anything outdoors
 

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Mrs. Mindee Larsen- Literacy Facilitator

Mindee Larsen joined the CCSD in 1995 as a 6th grade teacher at Spring Creek Middle School. She moved to Nibley Elementary to teach 2nd grade in 1999 for six years and went on to teach 4th grade for another three years. During this time, she obtained an ESL endorsement, Reading Endorsement and also a Master’s degree. Mindee moved to a Reading Facilitator position for CCSD in 2008 and currently works at Heritage and Nibley Elementary schools. She enjoys being able to support and track the students’ Literacy growth from K to 6th grade. Mindee resides with her husband the three children in Wellsville.

My Favorites:

Color: Teal
Flower: Rose
Treat/Snack: Almond M&Ms, chocolate chunk cookies
Drink: Cherry diet Dr. Pepper, or Coke Zero
Ice Cream: Pralines and Cream
Book: Any mindless comedy
Quote: "Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind; the second is to be kind, and the third is to be kind." -Henry James

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Mrs. Shalayne Merrill-Bragg- Computer Specialist, School Webmaster

My name is Shalayne Merrill-Bragg, and I love teaching computers at Heritage Elementary! I am married and have 3 amazing kids: 1 in college, 1 in high school, and 1 in middle school. I went to school at both Utah Valley University and Utah State University studying Liberal Arts and Speech Communications. I have done some design work on the side and love to learn new things. In my spare time, I love to go cycling and I like to do lots of organized rides in the summer like Little Red, Goldilocks, and the Cache Valley Century. I love to garden, and I have lots of flower gardens. I love to travel with my family and we are huge Disneyland fans. My husband and I even got married on Disneyland’s birthday and then my daughter decided she needed the same birthday as Disneyland too! I teach in the Computer Lab with all our students learning to code (Kinder thru 6th), and our 3rd-6th grade students also have keyboarding time. I love teaching technology to the students at Heritage and hope they love to learn these new skills in a fun way. 

My Favorites:

Color: Periwinkle purple, & coral
Flower: Pansies, hibiscus, tulips, poppies, peonies, daisies, iris, roses- How can I choose? I love them all  
Treat/Snack: Twix, Reeces, sugar cookies
Drink: Sunkist Zero
Food: Mexican or Italian
Restaurant: Juniper Take Out, or Costa Vida
Animal: Penguins, Turtles, & Tigers
Hobbies: cycling, flower gardens, digital design work, crafting, reading, watching movies, traveling. 
Books: Harry Potter series, Hunger Games, Where the Crawdads Sing
 

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Ms. Jamie Cooper- Computer Specialist

Hi! My name is Jamie Cooper and I am (one of the) Computer Specialists at Heritage! Some fun facts about me:

I grew up here in Cache Valley, born and raised, yes I like it here so much I haven’t left! I enjoy sports and played Volleyball, Basketball, and Fastpitch Softball in High School. Go Mustangs! I have one brother and one sister, I am the oldest of the three! (Not the easiest job to have!) I am a PROUD AUNT of 5 AMAZING nephews(2) and nieces(3) that I adore with all my heart! I love animals and have a small zoo, and I love each of them! I am most content being outdoors, so much so I worked a summer in the Grand Canyon! I eat way too much chocolate and prefer soda over water(I need to work on this one!) I attended Utah State as well as Stevens Henager, neither of which was specifically in computers. Go figure! I have the greatest job working at Heritage and love the kids I get to interact with! Go Huskies!! 🐾

My Favorites:

Color: Blue
Flower: Daffodil
Treat/Snack: Milky Way, sugar cookies
Drink: Sunkist zero, Coke zero
Restaurant: Fredrico's
Ice Cream: Mudslide
Book: 4 Agreements
 

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Mrs. Gretchen Gibbs- Media Specialist

I grew up in Oregon and spent most of my adult life in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. I miss the trees, but not the traffic. I am married and have three boys ranging from 11-24, two small dogs named Baxter & Zoe, and a daughter-in-law who I consider my bonus child. Our family moved to Cache Valley in 2021 to be closer to family. I never thought I'd find a place I loved more than Washington, but I did. We adore Cache Valley and everyone in it. I spent most of my career in Customer Service and Purchasing until I was able to be a stay-at-home mom where I devoted all my time to my non-profit and volunteering. I have always wanted to be a teacher and centered my volunteering around it. When we moved to Cache Valley, my heartstrings were pulled and I became a Substitute Teacher. From there, everything blossomed and now I have the best job in the world; a Librarian! 

Color: Light Pink & Teal
Season: Fall
Flower: Daisy
Drink: Diet Pepsi & Espresso
Ice Cream: Strawberry
Hobbies: Decorating my home & crafting
Animal: Dogs

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Ms. Linda Keller- P.E. Specialist

Hi my name is Linda Keller. I am so excited to be a part of the Heritage Elementary Team! I come from Davis County where I taught PE at the elementary level for 21 years. I have four grown children and just recently married and moved to Cache Valley. I have a background in fitness, sports, and dance. I'm passionate about exposing children to a variety of activities that will instill in them a love for staying active and healthy as they grow into amazing people!

Please remember to wear good gym shoes and appropriate clothing on PE day. Please no: boots, sandals, or flip-flops. You want to move comfortable in P.E class to have the best experience.

My Favorites:

Color: Yellow or Aqua
Flower: Anemone or ranunculus
Treat/Snack: Reeses, Twix
Drink: Diet Dr. Pepper w/ fresh Lime
Restaurant: Olive Garden
Ice Cream: Chocolate & Peanutbutter
Hobbies: Yoga, pickleball, skiing, volleyball, softball, yard work, guitar, & hot tubing
Book: The Giver
 

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Mrs. Madison Rollins- Music Specialist

Hi Huskies! My name is Madison Rollins, and I am eager for my second year teaching music at Heritage Elementary! Music has always been a big part of my life, and I can often be found singing songs to my dog, cat, or bunny. I am from Salt Lake City, and graduated from Utah State with my bachelor's degree in Human Development, with a minor in music! I can play a variety of instruments, including the piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and accordion. Animals, music, and family are some of my favorite things! A few other things you can find me doing includes dirt biking with my energetic husband, wakeboarding on the lake with my family, or petting any animal I can find!  Above all, I love creating music and learning from the students of Heritage Elementary!

My Favorites:

Color: Emerald Green
Flower: Any kind of wildflowers
Treat/Snack: Bread in any form
Drink: Grapefruit juice 
Restaurant: Tandori Oven
Ice Cream: Cherry chocolate chip
Book: Any book with action and adventure, give me a suggestion, I love to read new books!
 

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Mrs. Stephanie Taylor- Art Specialist

Hello! My name is Stephanie Taylor. I am the art specialist at Heritage Elementary. I have enjoyed getting to know your students and have loved learning from them every day. In 1995 I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Dance Education from Brigham Young University and taught for two years at Provo High School. I then changed my focus and was at home raising my 5 awesome children. It was then that I realized how much I love elementary school. I volunteered in the PTA for many years. This year I finished my ESL endorsement. I am working on a STEM endorsement and obtaining a master's degree in Art Education.

I have 4 kids in college and one attending Ridgeline High School. My oldest son is married and they have twins, my first two grandchildren. Outside of school, my favorite activities are camping with my husband and children. I have a little dog named Jimmer. I love to garden, bike, swim, and spend time at the beach. I love to teach students to think outside the box and to keep trying. Good things always take time and a mistake is a jumping point for a new idea.

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Flower: Roses
Treat/Snack: Snickers, chocolate chip cookies
Drink: Juice
Restaurant: Costa Vida
Ice Cream: Aggie Blue Mint
Hobbies: Gardening, scriptures, sewing, cooking, crafts
 

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Mrs. Trina Jackson- SEM Specialist

Hello! My name is Trina Jackson! I am originally from Davis County and moved to Cache Valley with my husband 26 years ago to attend college.  We fell in love with the valley and decided it was the perfect place for us to raise our family.  I have three children and one son-in-law:  Josie (Cougar), Carter, and Avri, and I will be a first-time grandma in September!  I earned a Bachelor's Degree in English with an emphasis in Literary Studies from Utah State University, and I started out at Heritage as a Reading Aid in 2011.  In 2018 I became an SEM Specialist and started teaching SEM at Millville Elementary, Mountainside Elementary, and Canyon Elementary.  In 2020, I was invited to come back to Heritage and was so excited to be back at this awesome school!  I love my job, and I love my students! 

My Favorites:

Color: Green
Season: Spring
Flower: Ranunculus
Treat/Snack: Chocolate-covered Cinnamon Bears, Kit Kats
Drink: Dr. Pepper
Restaurant: Firehouse Pizza
Ice Cream: chocolate peanut butter
Animal: Golden Retreiver
Movie: 50 First Dates
Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Hobbies: Travel, reading, photography