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Miss Ray is an English Language Arts teacher at McLean Sixth Grade. Ray has been teaching for thirty years. Twenty of those year were spent at McLean Sixth Grade. She was inspired to teach by her three older sisters who are also teachers.
In her spare time, Ray loves to read and talk to her students about what they are reading. Her favorite book is "Anne of Green Gables" because Ray says she related so well to Anne's imagination. She likes to play with her dog, Mabel, and take her on walks for exercise. Ray's favorite color is green, and she also loves avocado as her favorite food. Her favorite restaurant is Rise #3. One day she would like to visit Austria to see where "The Sound of Music" was filmed.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Christian University. She is certified to teach first through eighth grade in any subject. She is also certified in English as a Second Language.
"I love teaching because I get to read to my students, and I get to talk to them about what we read," Ray said. "There's nothing better than watching a kid enjoy a story and guiding their ability to write one themselves."
by Devany Ramos and Yadhira Galavan