Ms. Ity Ponce

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Ms. Ity Ponce

Ms. Ponce was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. She attended the University of Havana for her Bachelor's Degree. She began teaching at Western Hills Elementary School in the 2018-2019 school year.

What Ms. Ponce loves most about teaching is to give students the opportunity to be raised to their highest potential.

Ms. Twaila Ford

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Ms. Twaila Ford

Twaila.Ford@fwisd.org

Mrs. Ford was born and raised in Lubbock, TX and attended Texas Tech University for her Bachelor's Degree in English. She has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary since the 2012-2013 school year.

What Mrs. Ford loves most about teaching is getting to know who the students are.

Ms. Stacy McCommons

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Ms. Stacy McCommons

Stacy.McCommons@fwisd.org

Mrs. McCommons was born in Louisville, Kentucky and raised in Fort Worth, TX. She attended Texas Woman's University for her Bachelor's Degree. She has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2016-2017 school year.

What Ms. McCommons loves most about teaching is building relationships with her students and making a difference in their learning.

Ms. Lori Mihalik

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Ms. Lori Mihalik

Lori.Mihalik@fwisd.org

Mrs. Mihalik is from Fort Worth, TX, graduating from Western Hills High School. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Tarleton State University. She has been teaching for 5 years and at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2018-2019 school year. 

In her free time she loves cooking, watching her son play soccer for Brewer High School, and watching her daughter play soccer for Sul Ross State University.

Mr. Alando Moore

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Mr. Alando Moore

Alando.Moore@fwisd.org

Mr. Moore was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX and attended Texas Wesleyan University for his Bachelor's Degree. He has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2014-2015 school year. 

What Mr. Moore loves most about teaching is connecting to the hearts of his students.

Ms. Esmeralda Paredes

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Ms. Esmeralda Paredes

Esmeralda.Paredes@fwisd.org

Ms. Paredes was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX and attended the University of Texas at Arlington for her Bachelor's Degree. She has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2017-2018 school year. 

What Ms. Paredes loves most about teaching is getting to know each of her students at a personal level.

Ms. Melanie West

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Ms. Melanie West

Melanie.West@fwisd.org

Ms. West grew up in Aledo, TX and received her Bachelor's Degree from Tarleton State University. She has been teaching for 18 years and at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2018-2019 school year. 

What Ms. West loves most about teaching is building relationships with her students, their families, and her team.