Faculty Favorites: Sixth Grade

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Faculty Birthdays

Burton, Paige

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th grade Social Studies/ History Dept. Head
Birthday: October 18th
T-Shirt Size: Large
Favorite Candy: Anything peanut butter and chocolate
Favorite Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Drink: Iced white chocolate mocha no whip
Favorite Flower: Daisy
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Pb/cc cookies
Favorite Color: pink
Favorite Candle Scent: Fruit smells (mango, lemon, apple)
Favorite Stores: Walmart, Cato, Macy's
Gift Card Ideas: Walmart, Cato, Macy's<br /> Favorite Sports/Teams: Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars
Things you collect/Hobbies: Rustic Cuffs/ foster dogs
Lunch suggestions: Jason's deli
Classroom Wishlist: Small cutting board
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I appreciate all you do!

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Butt, Barbara

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th ELA
Birthday: April 19th
T-Shirt Size: XXL
Favorite Candy: Peanut butter cups
Favorite Restaurant: Cotton Patch
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Chocolate Coke
Favorite Flower: Roses/tulips
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Chocolate Cream Pie
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Candle Scent: Lilac
Favorite Stores: Home Goods
Gift Card Ideas: Amazon
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys
Things you collect/Hobbies: Erasable pens
Lunch suggestions: Turkey sub from Jimmy Johns
Classroom Wishlist: More books for classroom library
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?: Thank you for all your support. I love Young Living Essential Oils.

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Byrd, Michelle

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th grade ELA
Birthday: April 7th
T-Shirt Size: L
Favorite Candy: Chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Torchy's, Chipotle
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Iced tea (1/2 sweet, 1/2 unsweet)
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Coffee!!
Favorite Flower: Lilies/ Roses
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Anything chocolate and/or nuts
Favorite Color: Red/ Purple
Favorite Candle Scent: Tiki Beach
Favorite Stores: Barnes and Noble, Target
Gift Card Ideas: Any :)
Favorite Sports/Teams: Texas Longhorns, Texas Rangers
Things you collect/Hobbies: Music, Camp Gladiator
Lunch suggestions: Spicy Chicken sandwich
Classroom Wishlist: Books :)
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I appreciate all that you do for us as a staff. MMS PTA is awesome!

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Collins, Karyn

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade Language Arts/Student Council Sponsor
Birthday (mm/dd): July 23rd
T-Shirt Size: S
Favorite Candy: Chocolate-no nuts
Favorite Restaurant: Sonic
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Diet Coke
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: White Chocolate Hot Chocolate
Favorite Flower: Any
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Chocolate Chip Cookies-no nuts
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla
Favorite Stores: Barns & Nobles
Gift Card Ideas: Barnes and Nobles
Favorite Sports/Teams: Indianapolis Colts/Football
Things you collect/Hobbies: Books for my classroom
Lunch suggestions: Whataburger-#7 with cheese, mayo, no tomato or onion
Classroom Wishlist: Books! 

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Edenkrans, Buffy

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade ELA
Birthday: October 26th
T-Shirt Size: XXL
Favorite Candy: Starburst
Favorite Restaurant: Sticky Rice
Favorite Drink: Diet Cherry Limeade
Favorite Flower: Tulip
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: popcorn
Favorite Color: Green and Purple
Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla Sugar
Favorite Stores: Macys
Gift Card Ideas: Very Flexible with the kindness
Favorite Sports/Teams: New England Patriots or Plano East Panthers
Things you collect/Hobbies: Smiles
Lunch suggestions: Salad
Classroom Wishlist: Joyful Smiles
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?  I love to laugh. :)

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Flabiano, Lesley

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade Social Studies and Yearbook
Birthday: June 30th
T-Shirt Size: 2XL
Favorite Candy: Peanut M&Ms
Favorite Restaurant: Jersey MIke's & Which Wich
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Cherry Coke extra ice
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Pumpkin Spice Latte
Favorite Flower: Gerber Daisy
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Snickerdoodle Cookies
Favorite Color: Orange
Favorite Candle Scent: Lemon
Favorite Stores: Target, Hobby Lobby, Amazon
Gift Card Ideas: Amazon, Walmart, Starbucks
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys, Oklahoma State Cowboys
Things you collect/Hobbies: Horses, cooking
Lunch suggestions: sandwiches or salads
Classroom Wishlist: Pencils, washi tape, erasable pens, orange ink pens
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I love teaching at Murphy Middle School.  Thank you for all the support!

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Good, Kathleen 

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th MATH / 8th AVID
Birthday: January 10th
T-Shirt Size: M
Favorite Candy: Reeses
Favorite Restaurant: Pei Wei
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Diet Cherry Limeade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Decaf Peppermint Mocha
Favorite Flower: Gerber daisy
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: chocolate covered almonds
Favorite Color: Green, blue, purple, pink
Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla
Favorite Stores: Target
Classroom Wishlist: Whiteboard markers, hand sanitize, halal candy

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Harrell, Kyle

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th, 7th, 8th / Math
Birthday: December 26th
T-Shirt Size: M
Favorite Candy: Dark Chocaltae
Favorite Restaurant: IHOP
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Healthy Trail Mix
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Stores: Home Goods / Lowes / Home Depot
Gift Card Ideas: Lowes
Favorite Sports/Teams: Stars / Cowboys
Lunch suggestions: BBQ
Classroom Wishlist: Black dry erase markers
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I am very appreciative of what the PTA does for our staff and students. Thanks.

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McAnderson, Melissa

Grade/Subject or Position: 6 & 7 PACE teacher
Birthday: July 4th
T-Shirt Size: Medium
Favorite Candy: Heath Bar
Favorite Restaurants: Zoe's Kitchen
Favorite Drink: Starbucks
Favorite Flower: Pink/coral Gerbera daisies
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Smartfood White Cheddar popcorn
Favorite Color: Turquoise and teal
Favorite Candle Scent: Lavender
Favorite Stores: Target, Barnes & Noble, Hobby Lobby
Gift Card Ideas: SBUX, Target, AMC Theaters
Favorite Sports/Teams: Miami Hurricanes college football
Things you collect/Hobbies: Globes; scrapbooking. going to movies 
Lunch suggestions: Zoe's Kitchen
Classroom Wishlist: This is not so much a classroom wish as a school wish, but it would be nice to have another copier for the 6th grade hall. It's great when the Copy Moms come help out, I love it! However, it would be nice to have a closer copier in 6th grade to make a quick copy of something we need or forgot.
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I really appreciate all that the PTA does for our school. Thanks so much for your support and dedication.

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Metzger, Julia

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade Math and 7th grade Volleyball and Track Coach
Birthday (mm/dd): November 27th
T-Shirt Size: L
Favorite Candy: Sour Gummy Worms
Favorite Restaurant: Chuy's, Chick-Fil-A, Rudy's
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Strawberry Limeade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Chai Tea Latte
Favorite Flower: Sunflower
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Cheetos, Brownies, Popcorn, Chips and Salsa
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Candle Scent: Lavender
Favorite Stores: Target, Hobby Lobby, Whole Foods
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys, Texas A&M

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Murtaugh, Michael

Grade/Subject or Position: Special Education grades 6-8
Birthday: September 5th
T-Shirt Size: Large
Favorite Candy: Reese Cups
Favorite Restaurants: 1050 BBQ
Favorite Drink: Sonic powerade slush
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Pie
Favorite Color: blue
Favorite Stores: Amazon
Gift Card Ideas: Amazon, Walmart, Target
Favorite Sports/Teams: Ohio State
Things you collect/Hobbies: Star Wars
Lunch suggestions: Rosa's Cafe
Classroom Wishlist: Field trip to the Perot Museum!
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? Star Wars Club sponsor, Environmental Club Co-Sponsor, Soccer Club Sponsor

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Paz, Lauren

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade Science, 8th Grade AVID Teacher
Birthday: March 5th
T-Shirt Size: Medium
Favorite Candy: I'm not big on candy, but I do love dark chocolate (no milk)
Favorite Restaurant: Spiral Diner or Taco Bell
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Strawberry Limeade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Soy latte (iced or hot)
Favorite Flower: Tulips
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Salted popcorn (no dairy), nuts, regular Sunchips, anything chocolate with no milk
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla or lavender
Favorite Stores: TARGET
Gift Card Ideas: Target, Starbucks, Taco Bell
Favorite Sports/Teams: Baseball/Rangers Basketball/Mavs Football/Broncos
Things you collect/Hobbies: I love Batman and llamas! Hobbies are cooking and seeing movies.
Lunch suggestions: Anything vegan...other than that dietary restriction I'm not picky!
Classroom Wishlist: Batteries, thin and thick expos, tape, markers
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?: I'm thankful for anything you ever send my way, thank you for thinking of us :) I'm a huge movie buff, vegan, I love all animals, balloons, and superheroes!

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Perry, Clarice

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th & 7th Grade Math Teacher
T-Shirt Size: Large
Favorite Candy: dark chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Chipotle
Favorite Drink at Sonic: water with lemon, extra ice
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: nonfat latte
Favorite Flower: all
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: fruit of any kind; chips and salsa
Favorite Color: purple
Favorite Candle Scent: hazelnut
Favorite Stores: Walmart
Gift Card Ideas: Mardels
Favorite Sports/Teams: Murphy Mavericks
Lunch suggestions: Anything Mexican
Classroom Wishlist: Individual whiteboards (class set of 30)
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? Bible Study is a big part of my life.

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Pierce, Nancy

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th ELA
Birthday (mm/dd): January 5th
T-Shirt Size: S
Favorite Candy: Hot Tamales
Favorite Restaurant: Mi Cocina
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Limeade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Caramel Macchiato
Favorite Flower: Roses
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Chips/Guac/Salsa & Nothing Bundt Cakes
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Stores: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Ulta, Target
Gift Card Ideas: Starbucks
Favorite Sports/Teams: Texas A&M, OSU Cowboys, Dallas Cowboys
Things you collect/Hobbies: Gym, Reading, Movies, Disney things
Lunch suggestions: Chipotle, Chick-Fil-A, What-a-burger
Classroom Wishlist: Library Books
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I use Young Living Essential Oils.

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Pilgrim, Tina

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th grade Science Dept Head
Birthday (mm/dd): November 22nd
T-Shirt Size: L
Favorite Candy: Twix Reese's p.butter cup White chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Houlihans McCallisters Pei Wei
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Unsweet Tea
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Chai Tea Latte
Favorite Flower: all flowers :)
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: popcorn
Favorite Color: pink & green
Favorite Candle Scent: clean/fresh scents
Favorite Stores: Bed Bath and Beyond
Gift Card Ideas: Any are greatly appreciated
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys & Mavericks
Things you collect/Hobbies: Pilgrims gardening/bird feeders
Lunch suggestions: McCallisters Subway
Classroom Wishlist: Absorbant paper towels
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I love the MMS school, students and supportive parents

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Rooke, Caryn

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th /7th grade PACE

Birthday: May 4th
T-Shirt Size: L/XL
Favorite Candy: Dark Chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Grimaldi’s 
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Water with lemon
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Pike's Roast with one raw sugar and light cream
Favorite Flower: Tulips, hydrangeas
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Almonds, mixed berries, any lemon dessert
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Candle Scent: Linen
Favorite Stores: Hobby Lobby, Target, Lowes
Gift Card Ideas: Hobby Lobby, Target, Amazon, Starbucks
Favorite Sports/Teams: I love soccer! NY Giants, Chelsea Blues, FC Dallas
Things you collect/Hobbies: I love gardening, reading, watching and playing sports
Lunch suggestions: Jersey Mike’s, Chick Fila, Sticky Rice 
Classroom Wishlist: Papermate Flair Colored Felt Tip Pens, tissue, fun pencils

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Williams, Fran

Grade/Subject or Position: Teacher 6th Applied Reading / 7th Applied ELAR 
Birthday: November 4th
T-Shirt Size: M
Favorite Candy: Snickers
Favorite Restaurant: Fuzzy's Tacos / PF Changs
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Limeaide
Favorite Drink at Starbucks:  Favorite Drink at Starbucks: decaf cafe latte 1% milk w/ cinnamon 
Favorite Flower: Stargazer Lily's, Gerbera daisies 
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Potato Chips / Gluten free brownies
Favorite Color: purple 
Favorite Candle Scent: fall spices
Favorite Stores: target
Gift Card Ideas: Target
Favorite Sports/Teams: dallas teams
Things you collect/Hobbies: succulent plants 
Lunch suggestions: chef salad no croutons 
Classroom Wishlist: tissues, treasure box items (fun pencil bags, fun schools supplies, etc...) 
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I have a gluten allergy

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Wirtz, David

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th grade math
Birthday: April 19th
T-Shirt Size: Medium
Favorite Candy: Dark chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Chipotle
Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks: Strawberry Limeade/Vanilla Latte
Favorite Flower: Carnations
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Dark chocolate-covered pretzels / any fruit
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Candle Scent: Any essential oil
Favorite Stores: Sprouts, Target
Gift Card Ideas: Sprouts, Amazon, Target
Favorite Sports/Teams: UNI Panthers
Things you collect/Hobbies: Reading or being outdoors with my kids
Lunch suggestions: Chik-fil-A, Firehouse, Country Burger
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I am so grateful to work at a school with such an involved and dedicated PTA and community! Thank you!

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Wright, Sara

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th Grade Math and Algebra
Birthday: August 6th
T-Shirt Size: S
Favorite Candy: Twix and Nerds
Favorite Restaurant: Gloria's/Cracker Barrel
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Ocean Water and Blue Coconut Cream Slush
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Chai Tea Latte
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Cookies - Oatmeal Raisin
Favorite Candle Scent: Floral scents
Favorite Stores: Target, Barnes and Noble, Express
Gift Card Ideas: Fast Food - Chick-fil-A, Whatburger, Cane's, Starbucks
Lunch suggestions: Any fast places around the school
Classroom Wishlist: Flair Pens, Decorative Magnets

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