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Mrs. Cook

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Mrs. Cook

1st Grade Regular Program Teacher

Mrs. Cook has been teaching at Manuel Jara since the doors opened 28 years ago. 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

Miss Middleton

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Miss Middleton

1st Grade Regular Program Teacher

Hello, my name is Melissa Middleton and I am so excited to become a member of the Manuel Jara Community!! I hope to teach my first graders that they are capable of great things and that its okay to ask others for help. I recently left my home in Colorado to come teach in FWISD. I enjoy spending my time hiking, reading, and exploring the Fort Worth Area.

My favorites:

Color: Green & Yellow

Book: Harry Potter Series

Travel Destination: Mexico/ anywhere outside of the U.s

Sports Team: USc Trojans, Anaheim ducks

Candy: M&m’s & Gummy WOrms

Food: Tacos 

Mrs. Rea

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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.

Mrs. Rosales

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Mrs. Rosales

1st Grade Dual Language Teacher

Hello, my name is Gabriela Rosales. I am beyond thrilled to become one of the newest additions to the Manuel Jara family! I grew up attending Fort Worth ISD and graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton. I love to spend time with my family, travel, read books, and watch movies. I am excited to be teaching First grade this year. I believe that education is one of the most powerful weapons that a child can have to change the world and it brings me great pleasure to be able to contribute. This year, I hope to be able to teach, encourage, instruct, mentor, praise, influence, guide, and inspire my students! 

My Favorite:
Color: Green
Book: Any by Nicholas Sparks 
Travel Spot: Anywhere
Sport/School Team: I like to watch football but I do not play it. 
Candy: Chocolate
Food: Pasta
Miss Sigala

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Miss Sigala

1st Grade Dual Language Teacher

Hello, my name is Jocelyn Sigala and I am extremely excited to have been welcomed into the Manuel Jara community! I am born and raised in Texas and grew up within FWISD myself and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington. My hobbies involve reading, traveling, hiking, watching movies and traveling. I am thrilled to be teaching first grade this year and I hope to achieve amazing work with my students. I hope to teach my students that in order to be successful it is ok to ask questions as well as help from others and that feeding knowledge off one another is the key to meeting our goal as a team.  

My favorites:

Color: Green

Book: Harry Potter Series

Travel Destination: Colorado/Anywhere outside the U.S

Sports team: Dallas Cowboys/Texas Rangers

Candy: Twix/Dark Chocolate

Food: Italian 

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