Mallard Creek's 2018 Mathapalooza Team
Carolina Panther Wide Receiver Austin Duke Reads to Kindergarten Scholars
Waynette Henry-Wilson Chosen Teacher of the Month for January
Congratulations Ms.Henry, who was named the Mallard Creek Staff Member of the Month for January!
Ms.Henry, our head counselor, received the honor after being voted on by other staff members.
Ms.Henry’s favorite hobby is to be with her family and to decorate.
She believes that every scholar is special in their own way.
The part Ms.Henry likes the most about her job is that she has an impact on other peoples
way of thinking.
Written by, Sairsha Heidtman and Ozalyn Russo
Ana Melara named Mallard Creek Elementary School's Staff Member of
Ms. Ana Melara has been selected for the staff member of January!
Her job title is called a custodian. She has been working for 10 and a half years.
She is originally from El Salvador. She feels happy to be selected for the staff member of the month.
Her job includes sweeping the floors of each and every classroom, and she vacuums them too.
She empties the trash can from each class and other places. Our school is very lucky to have Ms. Ana!
-Written by Sami Anand and Abhijay Abujuri
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.