Ms. Barclay Named Teacher of the Month!
Congratulations to Ms.Barclay! She has been elected Mallard Creek’s T.O.M(Teacher of the month) for November. She feels fantastic and honored. Here is a little bit about her. She is originally from Liberia ,West Africa. She has been teaching for 12 years, but working at MCES (Mallard Creek Elementary) for 3 years. Her hobbies are crafts, cooking, and reading. When she was a kid she enjoyed time with friends and doing art projects. She says that she encourages scholars and families to transcend to their full potential. Also, her favorite part of teaching is when her scholars have that “lightbulb moment“. Her favorite subject to teach is reading.
-Story by Adun Oluokun and Denise Calderon-Portalanza
Mr. Pittman Named Staff Member
Of The Month
Congratulations to Mr. Pittman, who was named Mallard Creek Elementary School’s staff of the month for November! Mr. Pittman, our school custodian, received the honor after voting by all teachers and staff at the school.
Mr. Pittman has been a custodian for fourteen years, a staff member at three different schools. He remarks that “It feels good, it feels like they appreciate me” as staff of the month. He helps us scholars by keeping The Creek clean and gets our soccer balls off the roof when we kick them up there.
-Story written by CJ Scott and
Ms. Collins Named Teacher of the Month
Congratulations to Ms. Collins! She was awarded the
T.O.M (Teacher Of the Month) at Mallard Creek
Elementary for October. Ms. Collins loves to dance
during her free time. She also loves doing fun things
with her students. Her favorite place to go is the
Bahamas. She has been teaching since 2000. Her
hobbies include cooking and crafting. She is fun and encouraging. Her favorite quote is “Tomorrow's success
-Written by Anais Kennerly, Curtis Bickham, and
Mr. Sherer Named October Staff Member of the Month
Congratulations to Mr. Sherer, who was named Mallard Creek Elementary School’s staff member of the month for October. Mr. Sherer, our head custodian, received the honor after voting by all the teachers and staff at the school.
Mr. Sherer began working for CMS in 2010, and has spent all that time at Mallard Creek. When asked what he likes most about his job, he remarked that keeping people safe is his favorite thing.