1st Grade

Phone: (817) 814-4500

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Mrs. Cook

1st Grade Regular Program Teacher

Mrs. Cook has been teaching at Manuel Jara since the doors opened. She is excited to teach 1st grade this school year.

My Favorites:

Color: PINK

Book:I love all books!

Travel Spot: Somewhere in the Great Outdoors

Sport/School Team: the Home Team

Candy: M&Ms/ Hershey Kisses (just plain chocolate)

Food: Mexican- Chicken enchiladas

Phone: (817) 814-4500

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Mr. Montes

1st Grade Dual Language Teacher

Hello, my name is Mr. Montes and I am excited to be part of the Manuel Jara Family! GO JAGUARS!

Phone: (817) 814-4500

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Ms. Montoya

1st Grade Dual Language Teacher
 
My name is Susana Montoya. I am so excited to be joining the Manuel Jara family as a first grade teacher.
I was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico but I moved to the United States 26 years ago. I have four children and one 6 years old grandson who I love with all of my heart.
 
Teaching is my passion. When I first started teaching in 2008 I realized how fulfilling a job this can be. I enjoy being able to teach my students new things and see the light of understanding come on in their eyes. Most importantly, I love being able to be their guide and mentor as they continue to grow and learn.
 
Some of my favorite things are listening to music, cooking for my family, and spending time with my friends.
I look forward to getting to know everyone this year!

Phone: (817) 814-4500

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Ms. Morin

1st Grade DL/ESL Teacher

I grew up knowing that I wanted to make a difference in someone's life, and what better way than becoming a teacher. I am a proud alumni of FWISD, and then went on and graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with my degree in Early Childhood Education and ESL.  The place I call home is outside of Portland, Maine in a small town called Lewiston.

I taught 3rd grade Math in Dallas ISD for one year and then was welcomed in to the Manuel Jara family. I am currently about to start my Master's degree at Lamar University in Counseling.

My Favorite:

Color: Yellow

Book: Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson

Travel Spot: Bahamas or Hawaii

Sport: College Football

Candy: Reese's

Food: Japanese

Phone: (817) 814-4500

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Mrs. Rea

1st Grade Dual Language Teacher

I have dreamed about being a teacher since I was in kindergarten. I attended the Texas Women's University. I have a wonderful husband, sweet son, and a beautiful daughter. I have been teaching at Manuel Jara since 2004. I love being a teacher.