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A LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT MRS. McALISTER

Mrs. McAlister graduated in 1988 from McCullough High School in The Woodlands, Texas. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. In 2009 she attended Lamar University while teaching in Willis and earned a Masters degree in Education Administration. Mrs. McAlister was CC Hardy's Teacher of the Year in 2004 and was named the Elementary Teacher of the Year for Willis ISD. She was also recognized as a regional Teacher of the Year finalist for Region VI. She has been teaching in Willis for 16 years and has a total of 21 years of experience.

During her twenty years as a teacher Mrs. McAlister has served as a cheerleading sponsor, a seventh and eighth grade athletic coach, 6th grade UIL spelling coach, Spelling Bee pronouncer, fifth grade team leader, a Reading department head, and a safety patrol sponsor.

Public service is a big part of Mrs. McAlister's life. She is currently volunteers with organizations that involve helping children.  She serves as a member of the Special Attractions Committee for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. This committee is responsible for free family attractions at the rodeo including the Pig Races and Fun on the Farm. She says, "It is a privilege to work with children from all over the United States during rodeo."

Mrs. McAlister loves working with all children and seeing them grow both in their academic knowledge and in their social roles. She says, "I love working in Willis ISD. It is a place where everyone cares about kids."
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MONDAY FOLDER Notification

Howdy!  Monday folders were passed out Tuesday this week.  I was unable to send them home yesterday due to illness.  Please sign the folders and return them to me on October 4th.
 
Please remember we will be building a progress portfolio for each student this year.  Return all papers in the Monday folder so we can build those portfolios.
 
Thanks for your help and continued support.

2017 - 2018 School Year Week 6

We are so happy to have really started the work for this 2017-2018 school year.  This week we will be working on using the order of operations in Math and completing our Science unit on the Properties of Matter (TEST Thursday). We will define new vocabulary for the Force unit on Friday.  
 
We are looking forward to a wonderful week!

Moon Phases Project

 

We have finished recording the Moon Phases for the month of January! Now it’s your turn to come up with a creative way to display the phases of the moon.  Think of a creative way to show the 8 phases, or a way to display the phases as they occurred in the month of January. THIS IS YOUR CHOICE! You may choose to do a “Flip Book”, A Lunar calendar, or some kind of poster or digital display. 

Your projects is due in class on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7.  You only have one week. A (10 point penalty will be assessed for everyday the project is late)

 When you finish you will need to turn in these three items:

  1. Your Moon Phases recording sheet (30 points)
  2. A paragraph about the moon phases and what you learned by recording them. (20points)
  3. Your creative way to display the 8 moon phases or all 31 days of the Lunar Cycle we recorded in class (50 points)

Have fun with this!    I know you will do a great job. !       ~ Mrs. McAlister