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Faculty Birthdays

Adams, Aaron

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th/8th Visual Art and Technology
Birthday: May 19th
T-Shirt Size: L
Favorite Candy: Reese Cups
Favorite Restaurant: Chipotle
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Sprite
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Iced Coffee with whole milk
Favorite Flower: Peony
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Popcorn and cobbler
Favorite Color: All Colors
Favorite Candle Scent: Sandlewood
Favorite Stores: Lowes and Home Depot
Gift Card Ideas: Chipotle Pho Lowes
Favorite Sports/Teams: Soccer/FC Dallas
Things you collect/Hobbies: Painting Hiking Camping
Lunch suggestions: Christina's
Classroom Wishlist: FC Dallas and Nintendo Posters

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Dau, Kim

Grade/Subject or Position: 8th grade Algebra 1/ 7th grade Math Rocks

Birthday: September 15th

T-Shirt Size: S

Favorite Candy: Haribo Gummi Bears

Favorite Restaurant: Hanna

Favorite Drink at Sonic: Cherry Lime-ade

Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Berry Tea

Favorite Flower: Daisies (all flowers)

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Red-velvet bundt cake

Favorite Color: Pink, black

Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla

Favorite Stores: Target/Walmart

Gift Card Ideas: Any restaurant

Favorite Sports/Teams: Cowboys

Things you collect/Hobbies: Plants, frames

Lunch suggestions: Subway/Chick-fil-A

Classroom Wishlist: Bright colored Expo markers

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Duckworth, Katie

Grade/Subject or Position: 7 ELA

Birthday: February 14th

T-Shirt Size: Large

Favorite Candy: Buncha Crunch/ Kit Kat

Favorite Restaurant: Torchy's Tacos, Mi Cocina, Chick-fil-A

Favorite Drink: Vanilla Coke Zero

Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Mochas/ Lattes/ Frappucinos

Favorite Flower: Gerber Daisy, Celosia

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Buncha Crunch/ Popcorn/ M&Ms/ anything chocolate!

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Candle Scent: Warm scents, like vanilla or caramel

Favorite Stores: Target

Gift Card Ideas: Food, Target

Favorite Sports/Teams: Kansas State, Kansas City Chiefs/ Royals, Dallas Stars

Things you collect/Hobbies: I love cats!
Lunch suggestions: Mexican food, Chick Fil A, PIZZA
Classroom Wishlist: Books
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?: Thankful to be a part of MMS!

 

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Feil, Colleen

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th and 8th grade Technology-AVAC and Gateway to Technology

Birthday: October 7th

T-Shirt Size: XL

Favorite Candy: Kit-Kat or plain m&m's

Favorite Restaurant: Macaroni Grill

Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks Decaf Caramel Frap

Favorite Flower: Sunflowers

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Triple Choc. Nothing Bundt

Favorite Color: Red or Pink

Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla or Rose

Favorite Stores: Target and Dillard's

Gift Card Ideas: Starbucks or TX Roadhouse

Favorite Sports/Teams: Allen Americans, Cowboys

Things you collect/Hobbies: Reading, Shopping, Gardening

Lunch suggestions: Chic-fil-a Cobb Salad

Classroom Wishlist: Flair tip markers, sharpies

Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? It is an honor to teach your most precious possessions, your children. Thank you!

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Foster, Laura

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th ELA

Birthday: December 13th

T-Shirt Size: XXL

Favorite Candy: Twix

Favorite Restaurant: Rosa's

Favorite Drink at Sonic: Rootbeer

Favorite Flower: Hydrangea

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Dr. Pepper and Chocolate

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla

Favorite Stores: Target

Gift Card Ideas: Barnes & Noble

Things you collect/Hobbies: Willow Tree Figures, Gardening, Reading, Decorating

Lunch suggestions: Mexican food

Classroom Wishlist: Books!

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Good, Kathleen

Grade/Subject or Position: Spanish 7 and AVID

Birthday: January 10th

T-Shirt Size: Large

Favorite Candy: Reeses

Favorite Restaurant: Pei Wei

Sonic/Starbucks: Peppermint Mocha Frap

Favorite Flower: Gerber daisy

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Chocolate covered almonds

Classroom Wishlist: Whiteboard markers, hand sanitizer, glue sticks

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Hachtel, Joey

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th Science

Birthday: April 13th

T-Shirt Size: XL

Favorite Candy: chocolate

Favorite Restaurant: chilis

Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks coke zero

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: cashews

Favorite Color: purple

Favorite Candle Scent: tropical

Favorite Stores: bath and body works

Gift Card Ideas: bath and body works

Favorite Sports/Teams: FSU

Lunch suggestions: salad with chicken

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Hardy, Annie

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th and 8th grade French teacher
Birthday: May 16th
T-Shirt Size: XXL
Favorite Candy: Ferrero Rocher
Favorite Restaurant: Chuy’s
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Diet Coke
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Frozen Mocha Frappuccino
Favorite Flower: Tulip
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Carrot cake
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Candle Scent: None
Favorite Stores: Target
Gift Card Ideas: Chuy’s, Braums, Sonic, In and Out
Favorite Sports/Teams: Hockey
Things you collect/Hobbies: Reading
Lunch suggestions: Chicken Caesar salad

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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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Jaimini, Neha

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th grade Science
Birthday: March 1st
T-Shirt Size: Large
Favorite Candy: Hershey’s cookies and cream
Favorite Restaurant: California Pizza Kitchen
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Cappuccino
Favorite Flower: Any
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Nuts
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Candle Scent: Lavender
Favorite Stores: Target, amazon
Favorite Sports/Teams: Cowboys
Classroom Wishlist: Clear tape, sharpies, pencils

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Lagattuta, Michael

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th grade science
Birthday (mm/dd): 04/76
T-Shirt Size: XXL
Favorite Candy: Hershey
Favorite Restaurant: Texas Road House
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Diet Coke
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Venti Coffee with steamed cream
Favorite Flower: anything Tropical (Hawaii)
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Dougnts
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Candle Scent: Tropical
Favorite Stores: Express, Jacks Surf Shop
Favorite Sports/Teams: Starbucks
Things you collect/Hobbies: yard work, baseball, college football
Lunch suggestions: I'll eat anything
Classroom Wishlist: Expo markers

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Lewis, Cristy

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th TX History & Yearbook
Birthday (mm/dd): 11/04
T-Shirt Size: M
Favorite Candy: Kit Kat/Reese's/Sour Patch Watermelon
Favorite Restaurant: Chick-Fil-A, Whataburger
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Coke Zero with Cherry
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Iced Skinny Vanilla Latte
Favorite Flower: Any!
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Popcorn, brownies, hot cheetos
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Candle Scent: Citrus, anything fresh smelling!
Favorite Stores: Target
Gift Card Ideas: Target, food, Michael's, Hobby Lobby
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys/OSU Cowboys
Things you collect/Hobbies: Reading, cooking
Lunch suggestions: Soups, sandwiches, tacos, salad bar
Classroom Wishlist: Pencils, sharpies, post-it notes

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Jones, Elizabeth

Grade/Subject or Position:  Honors Sci 7 + Honors Sci 8
Birthday (mm/dd):  12/17
T-Shirt Size:  XL
Favorite Candy:  Red Hots
Favorite Restaurant:  Chick-fil-a
Favorite Drink at Sonic:  Sweet Tea
Favorite Drink at Starbucks:  Iced Passion Tea
Favorite Flower:  Anything I can plant!
Favorite Snacks and Desserts:  Trail Mix
Favorite Color:  Hot Pink
Favorite Candle Scent:  Pinata Colata
Favorite Stores:  Target
Gift Card Ideas:  Amazon + Target
Things you collect/Hobbies:  Crafting
Lunch suggestions:  Chick-fil-a
Classroom Wishlist:  Stickie-Notes, Felt Tip Pens
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I am so appreciative of our amazing PTA. Our students and parents are absolutely wonderful.

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Lozano, David

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th and 8th Spanish
Birthday (mm/dd): March 23rd
T-Shirt Size: L
Favorite Candy: Ferrero Rochel
Favorite Restaurant: Red Lobster or Olive Garden
Favorite Drink at Sonic: cookies and cream milkshak
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: iced molten chocolate latte
Favorite Flower: red rose
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: pistachios / pecan pie
Favorite Color: blue
Favorite Candle Scent: any
Favorite Stores: target
Gift Card Ideas: target / walmart
Favorite Sports/Teams: cowboys / FC Barcelona
Lunch suggestions: panda express

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Lysell, Molly/Mary

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th Grade Science - preAP/IB and On Level
Birthday (mm/dd): 03/18
T-Shirt Size: XXL
Favorite Candy: All? Snickers, Baby Ruth, Chocolate Espresso Beans, Peanut M&M's
Favorite Restaurant: Pei Wei, Shady's Burgers, Greek
Favorite Drink at Sonic: UNSWEET tea, Sugar-Free Lemonade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Latte, no foam; Sweet Vanilla Cream Cold Brew
Favorite Flower: Roses
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Brownies, Goldfish, Cheetos, Chewy Granola bars
Favorite Color: Purple or blue
Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla, cinnamon, 'sweet' smells, NO FLORAL :)
Favorite Stores: Target, Costco, Sprouts, Central Market, Amazon
Gift Card Ideas: Target, Amazon, StarBucks, Sprouts, Central Market
Favorite Sports/Teams: Cowboys, who else?
Things you collect/Hobbies: I sometimes knit and am learning basket weaving. I also LOVE to read.
Lunch suggestions: Food? I pretty much love anything, except for shellfish. :)
Classroom Wishlist: Paper Towels, Magic Erasers (for cleaning), Steam mop would be awesome, left handed scissors, metric rulers, map color sets 
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I love our wonderful PTA. I am constantly amazed at all they do for us!

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Mancilla, Sandra

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th Spanish Teacher
T-Shirt Size: S
Favorite Candy: Kit Kat
Favorite Restaurant: Burning Rice - La Calle Doce
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Frozen classic lemonade
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Cappuccino
Favorite Flower: Sunflower
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Strudel
Favorite Color: Red-white and blue
Favorite Stores: Whole Foods
Gift Card Ideas: Barnes and Nobles
Favorite Sports/Teams: Soccer chilean team La Roja and USA soccer female team
Things you collect/Hobbies: Cooking
Lunch suggestions: Soup or salad
Classroom Wishlist: Spanish board games
Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?: I limit sugar intake

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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 and 7th grade Math Teacher
Birthday: November 27th
T-Shirt Size: Large
Favorite Candy: Gummy worms
Favorite Restaurants: Chuy's 
Favorite Drink: Any coffee or peach tea
Favorite Flower: Sunflower
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Cheesecake, popcorn
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Stores: Nordstrom, Hobby Lobby
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys 

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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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Nee, Giang

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th/8th French
Birthday: November 21st
T-Shirt Size: Small
Favorite Restaurants: Bistro B
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Stores: Walmart
Favorite Sports/Teams: Real Madrid
Lunch suggestions: Pei Wei
Classroom Wishlist: Yoga Ball

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Norris, Candace

Grade/Subject or Position: 7/8 Theatre, Speech, & Debate

Birthday: June 11th

T-Shirt Size: Large

Favorite Candy: Midnight Milky Way

Favorite Restaurant: Chipotle

Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks Dr. Pepper/White Chocolate mocha

Favorite Flower: Lillies

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: White Cheddar Popcorn

Favorite Color: Pink and Blue

Favorite Candle Scent: Fresh Linen

Favorite Stores: Target

Gift Card Ideas: Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Target

Favorite Sports/Teams: Texas Rangers

Lunch suggestions: Chick-fil-A, Chipotle

Classroom Wishlist: Sharpies, tape dispensers, markers, pencils

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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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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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Scherr, Catherine 

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th grade ELA
Birthday (mm/dd): 01/19
T-Shirt Size: M
Favorite Candy: tootsie rolls
Favorite Restaurant: chilis
Favorite Drink at Sonic: coke
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: regular coffee
Favorite Flower: sunflower
Favorite Color: kelly green
Favorite Candle Scent: vanilla
Favorite Stores: target, hobby lobby
Gift Card Ideas: target
Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys
Things you collect/Hobbies: books for my classroom and pillows
Lunch suggestions: subway
Classroom Wishlist: pillows and books

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Swanner, Amy

Grade/Subject or Position: Math 7 and Math 7 Honors

Birthday: July 26th

T-Shirt Size: Large

Favorite Candy: Crunch, KitKat, Cherry Jolly Ranchers

Favorite Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse, Chick-fil-A, Jersey Mike's

Favorite Drink at Sonic: Dr. Pepper or water with extra ice

Favorite Flower: Gerber Daisy

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Chocolate chip cookies, pretzels, apples with caramel

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Candle Scent: Diva

Favorite Stores: Belk, Nordstrom's, Target

Gift Card Ideas: Any and all. grateful for any!

Favorite Sports/Teams: Baylor and Ole Miss

Things you collect/Hobbies: dust.(lol) gel pens, fun markers, Hobbies- traveling, spending time with friends, going to the movies

Lunch suggestions: Chick-fil-A , Jersey Mike's, any restaurant on Maui (I will let you come too!), Taco Delite, Country Burger

Classroom Wishlist: Dry erase markers, mini white boards, sticky notes, fountain drinks, sonic ice machine (hehe)

Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? Love teaching your kids!!!

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Taylor, Taylor 

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th Grade Social Studies
Birthday (mm/dd): 02/04
T-Shirt Size: S
Favorite Candy: Reese's Pieces
Favorite Restaurant: Chick Fil A
Favorite Drink at Sonic: Diet Ocean Water
Favorite Drink at Starbucks: Sugar free iced vanilla latte
Favorite Flower: lilly
Favorite Snacks and Desserts: cheez-its, goldfish, kind bars
Favorite Color: blue
Favorite Candle Scent: any
Favorite Stores: Target
Favorite Sports/Teams: Texas Longhorns, football
Things you collect/Hobbies: books, hiking, pens, puzzles, anything related to history,
Lunch suggestions: Jason's Deli, Chick Fil A

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Thompson, Kelly

Grade/Subject or Position: 7th and 8th grade Skills and Career Readiness

Birthday: July 14th

T-Shirt Size: large

Favorite Candy: Reese's

Favorite Restaurant: Rosas or Casa Mama

Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks Sonic

Favorite Flower: Daisy

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Anything

Favorite Color: Yellow

Favorite Candle Scent: Vanilla or Lavendar

Favorite Stores: Target/Hobby Lobby

Gift Card Ideas: Wal Mart/Hobby Lobby

Favorite Sports/Teams: Texas Tech/ Rangers/Stars

Things you collect/Hobbies: Sugar Skulls, Sharpies, Pens

Lunch suggestions: Anything!

Classroom Wishlist: Playdough, Felt, Measuring Utensils, cookie sheets, embroidery thread

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Williams, Fran

Grade/Subject or Position: 6th & 7th ELAR / Social Skills

Birthday: November 4th

T-Shirt Size: Medium

Favorite Candy: Snickers

Favorite Restaurant: P.F. Chang / Fuzzy's Tacos / Chick-fil-A

Favorite Drink: Sonic/Starbucks Limeade / decaf latte

Favorite Flower: Lily / daisy

Favorite Snacks and Desserts: Gluten-free brownies / Chicago style popcorn

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Candle Scent: Winter / Fall spices

Favorite Stores: Target, Homegoods

Gift Card Ideas: Target, Starbucks, Amazon

Favorite Sports/Teams: Dallas Teams - Cowboys, Mavs

Things you collect/Hobbies: Cookbooks / baking

Lunch suggestions: Tacos w/corn tortillas/chef salad/grilled chicken

Classroom Wishlist: beanbags, pillows, pencils

Is there anything else you would like us to know about you? I'm gluten-free.

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