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My name is Allie Jensen, and I am the speech-language pathologist here at South Hi Mount Elementary. I am originally from San Antonio (Go Spurs!) and attended the University of Texas at Austin for my undergraduate degree and the University of Texas at Dallas for my graduate degree. I am a huge Texas Longhorn fan and enjoy attending or watching UT sports in my free time (Hook Em’ Horns!). I also am the proud mom of a golden retriever named Strawberry Lemonade.
My professional interests in speech therapy include childhood speech and language disorders, social language/pragmatic differences, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
I was born and raised in Fort Worth. I attended Tanglewood Elementary, McLean Middle, and Paschal High School. I have a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and a Masters in Elementary Education from TCU. Go Frogs!! I also have a Masters in Library Science from UNT. This is my 16th year in education. I taught in the classroom for 6 years, and this will be my 10th year as a librarian at SHM. I absolutely love my job and helping kids get excited about reading! I enjoy traveling with my family, reading, and going to TCU football and basketball games.
Lori D. Tarbox, RN, BSN
I have been a Registered Nurse for almost 30 years, having first earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Nursing at Tarrant County Jr College, then later my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
I was born in Ft Worth, Texas, and have lived and worked in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida. I have a broad range of clinical experience, including Neonatal ICU, Home Health, Dialysis, Neuro ICU, Med/Surg, Mother/Baby, Newborn Nursery, and Postpartum. My current position as the School Nurse at South Hi Mount is by far one of the most rewarding nursing experiences I have ever had, and I hope to be around a very long time!
My greatest joys are spending time with my children, family and friends, art, walking and playing with my poodles, traveling to new and distant places, camping and hiking.
I am excited to serve as the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) for South Hi Mount Elementary. I graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2018 with a B.S. degree in Child Development and Psychology and obtained my Education Specialist degree in School Psychology at Baylor University. My professional interests include behavioral disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. In my free time I enjoy hiking, swimming, and spending time outside. I look forward to supporting the behavioral and social-emotional needs of our students!
I am honored to be joining South Hi Mount Elementary as your counselor. I hold a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Montana in Missoula. I took the non-tradition path to teaching, with my background in science leading to teaching science to students from fourth grade to high school, even serving as an Agricultural Science teacher and FFA sponsor. I so enjoyed the process and results from the social and emotional learning classes taught to my students that I decided to pursue counseling. My Master’s in Education degree was earned through Angelo State University. Having come from a background in sales, I have found my home in education and 2022 marks my tenth year.
My son lives in Seattle and my daughter, son-in-law, and grandson in Stephenville. The role of grandma to a soon to be first grader is such a joy. I love watching him learn and grow. My hobbies and interests include spending time with my three horses, watching documentaries and sports, knitting, and solving logic puzzles. I am a die-hard University of Montana Grizzlies fan and have been adopted into Sooner Nation.
Hello! My name is Jeff Adams. I have taught elementary language arts for 12 years with Fort Worth ISD. I am happy to join the South Hi Mount family as the campus dyslexia teacher.
I took an unconventional pathway into education. I graduated with my Bachelor's in Business Administration and Finance. I quickly realized my true passion was working in the classroom. My goal is to make my students feel welcomed, empowered, and confident.
I am married with two wonderful kids and two dogs. In my free time I enjoy watching sports, cooking, reading, coaching my son’s baseball team, and playing with my kids.
Ms. Anna Hughes was raised in Fort Worth and received her primary and intermediate education in the district. This is her 13th year in serving in Fort Worth ISD. She began her career as a paraprofessional in a classroom for children with autism in 2009. As a participant in Transition to Teaching, she was afforded the opportunity to earn her bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman's University. Ms. Hughes has taught grades 1 through 5, with the unique experience of looping with the same group of scholars from grades 1 through 4 at Morningside Elementary School in the STEMS Program of Choice. In 2017, She was recruited to teach at the Leadership Academy at Mitchell Boulevard where she looped from grade 2 to grade 3. Ms. Hughes returned to Morningside Elementary to teach T.A.P. (Teaching to Academic Potential, now R.I.S.E.) in 2019. In 2020, she became the campus data analyst. The desire to widen her perspective, while continuing to serve our community is what brings her to South Hi Mount as an Instructional Coach.