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About Me
I am a Yadkin County native. I attended West Yadkin and was in the 1st Freshmen class at Starmount High School.I attended N.C. State University and earned a B.S. in Biology. I have two children that also attended Starmount and N.C. State. Both have earned their Doctorate Degrees.
I have two Grandsons that are the apples of my eye.
I enjoy working on my cattle farm and restoring my Isuzu Troopers and my John Deere.
I have a Goldendoodle dog that is my shadow.
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Recent Posts

Quarter 1: Earth Systems, Structures and Processes

Explain the structure of the hydrosphere including: • Water distribution on earth • Local river basins and water availability

Summarize evidence that Earth’s oceans are a reservoir of nutrients, minerals, dissolved gases, and life forms: Estuaries, Marine ecosystems,Upwelling, Behavior of gases in the marine environment, Value and sustainability of marine resources, Deep ocean technology and understandings gained

Predict the safety and potability of water supplies in North Carolina based on physical and biological factors, including: Temperature, Dissolved oxygen, pH, Nitrates and phosphates, Turbidity, Bio-indicators

Conclude that the good health of humans requires: Monitoring of the hydrosphere, Water quality standards, Methods of water treatment, Maintaining safe water quality, and Stewardship

The S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Behind a Successful Student

Safety comes first

Creating a safe learning environment is the job of everyone in the class.

Come to class

Learning is a process that requires your presence and active participation.

Integrity is important

Do the right thing, even when no one is watching.

Embrace your uniqueness

Everyone learns differently. Use your unique gifts and talents to achieve the best you can and encourage others to do the same.

No distractions

The more you focus on achieving a goal, the more you will achieve it.

Challenge yourself

It is okay to make mistakes. You may not know what you can do until you try.

Engage your mind

Learning is more fun if you have a positive mindset.

Classroom Rules:

  • Follow all safety rules
  • Follow directions quickly
  • Allow the teacher to teach
  • Be prepared
  • Show respect
  • Clean up your mess