Ms. Ashley Bary
Resource Teacher Assistant, Room 118

Birthday: November 15
Color: pink
Flower: Gerber daisy
Scent: vanilla, gardenia
Music: country
Sports/Teams: Dallas Cowboys
Books/Magazines: People
Place to Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby
Collections: crosses
Hobbies: shopping, traveling, family time
Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse, Red Lobster, OTB
Fast Food: Taco Bueno, Chick-fil-A
Candy: Sour Patch Kids, SnoCaps
Snack: Doritos, Cheez-Its
Dessert: cupcakes,, chocolate chip cookies
Sonic Drink: Dr. Pepper, cherry Coke
Coffee/Tea: sweet tea
Homemade Meal: lasagna, any casseroles
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Ashley Belcher
Special Education (2nd & 5th), Room 118

Birthday: December 2, 1978
Color: red
Flower: roses, but not red ones
Scent: clean cotton, pumpkin, fresh rain
Music: everything, specifically: U2, Josh Groan, Rascal Flatts
Sports/Teams: Longhorns, Abilene Christian Wildcats
Books/Magazines: cozy mysteries, In Style, People, cooking magazines
Place to Shop: Charming Charlie's, Altar'd State, Steinmart
Collections: unique pencils, keychains
Hobbies: singing,d dancing, cooking, reading
Restaurant: Chili's, Pei Wei, Mexican
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A, Taco Bueno, Sonic
Candy: Take 5, Twix, dark chocolate with nuts/berries/caramel
Snack: sweet and salty trail mix, multigrain tortilla chips, pita chips
Dessert: anything chocolate
Sonic Drink: diet Coke with cherry and vanilla
Coffee/Tea: any and all coffee, pumpkin spice latte, salted caramel mocha, green tea, fruit teas
Homemade Meal: chicken spaghetti, chicken and dumplings
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Tracy Burk
Child Intervention Specialist (CIS), Room 111

Birthday: June 13
Color: turquoise
Flower: sunflowers
Scent: seasonal
Music: Texas country
Sport/Teams: Texas Rangers
Books/Magazines: People, In Style
Authors: Jon Gordan, Gary Chapman
Place to Shop: Ann Taylor LOFT
Collections: nail polish, lipstick
Hobbies: jogging, soft ball
Restaurant: anything Mexican
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Snack: Good Thins crackers, grapes
Sonic Drink: unsweetened tea
Coffee/Tea: unsweetened tea
Homemade Meal: tortilla soup
Food Allergies: dairy, gluten

Ms. Cynthia Day
Resource Teacher Assistant, Room 160

Birthday: September 28
Flower: lavender, gladiola
Scent: lavender, vanilla
Music: all
Books/Magazines: yes
Place to Shop: Target
Restaurant: Mexican, Italian
Sonic Drink: Cranberry Slush
Coffee/Tea: chai latte
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Jennifer Dingler
SSI/Intervention, Room 163

Birthday: May 23
Color:  turquoise, orange
Flower:  tulip
Scent: none - very allergic
Music: Christian, 80s/90s
Sports/Teams: baseball, Atlanta Braves
Books/Magazines: Southern Living, Food Network
Authors:  Nicholas Sparks
Place to Shop: Hobby Lobby
Collections: angels, bears, Star Wars
Hobbies: crafts, baking
Restaurant: Zoe's, Uncle Julio's, Napoli's
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: Snickers
Snack: lightly salted almonds, trail mix
Dessert: coconut cream cake or pie, lemon cake
Sonic Drink: sweet tea
Coffee/Tea: sweet iced tea
Homemade Meal: depends on mood and season
Food Allergies: soy, and non-organic dairy, veggies, fruit

Ms. Donna Esfandiari
ELL Facilitator, Room 112

Birthday: August 31
Flower: orchid
Scent: vanilla
Music: smooth jazz
Sport/Teams: Dallas Cowboys
Books/Magazines: Home & Garden
Authors: Wayne Dyer, Gary Zukav
Collections: antique hand-blown glassware
Hobbies: gardening, antiquing
Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory
Dessert: cheesecake, French pastries
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Kelly Ferdinandsen
Special Education, Resource Teacher, Room 124

Birthday: October 10
Color: blue
Flower: daisy
Scent: vanilla
Music: country
Sport/Teams: Texas Tech, OSU, Baltimore Ravens
Books/Magazines: People
Place to Shop: Bath & Body Works, Target
Collections: candles
Hobbies: shopping
Restaurant: Chili’s, Red Lobster, Cheddar's
Fast Food: McDonald’s
Candy: dark chocolate
Snack: Pringles
Dessert: chocolate
Sonic Drink: cherry Coke
Coffee/Tea: green tea latte (iced or hot)
Homemade Meal: lasagna
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Pamela Fitchner
Dyslexia Therapy, Room 150

Birthday: October 28
Color: blue
Flower: roses
Scent: BBW's Japanese Cherry Blossom
Music: country
Books/Magazines: home
Authors: Polacco
Hobbies: gardening
Restaurant: Pei Wei
Fast Food: Starbucks
Candy: nuts/chocolate
Coffee/Tea: green tea
Homemade Meal:  chicken
Food Allergies: None

Ms. Jennifer Frizzell
Educational Diagnostician/Special Education, Office

Birthday: August 5
Color: purple
Flower: daisy
Scent: vanilla
Music: country
Place to Shop: Target, Walmart, Amazon
Collections: snowmen
Hobbies: reading (on Kindle)
Restaurant: Jason's Deli
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: Twizzlers
Snack: salty
Dessert: chocolate, ice cream
Sonic Drink: diet Coke
Coffee/Tea: chai latte
Homemade Meal: Mexican, Italian
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Sarah Gosdin
School Counselor, Room 104

Birthday: July 16
Color: bright colors
Flower: any 
Scent: eucalyptus
Music: TX country
Sport/Teams: Allen Eagles, UNT Eagles
Books/Magazines: People
Authors: Julia Cook, Trudy Ludwig
Place to Shop: Target, Home Goods
Collections: picture frames
Hobbies: cooking, baking, reading
Restaurant: any Mexican food!
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A, Chipotle
Candy: gummy bears, Twizzlers
Snack: chips and dip
Dessert: brownies
Sonic Drink: peach tea
Coffee/Tea: nonfat vanilla latte, pumpkin spice latte
Homemade Meal: soup & salad
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Lisa Gunstenson
Computer Tech, Room 126

Birthday: December 24
Color:  blue
Music: Earth, Wind & Fire
Sports/Teams: Cowboys, Rangers, Aggies
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A, Whataburger
Sonic Drink: cherry limeade
Coffee/Tea: Starbucks venti nonfat cappucino
Homemade Meal: fried chicken
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Caitlin Harvey
Special Education/D.E.A.R. Assistant, Room 160

Birthday: August 28
Color: blue
Flower: sunflower
Scent: vanilla
Music: country, rock
Sports/Teams: horseback riding
Place to Shop: Target, Walmart
Collections: Toki Doki, Vera Bradley
Hobbies: horseback riding, watching movies
Restaurant: Chili's
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: Skittles
Snack: trail mix
Dessert: brownies
Sonic Drink: cherry slush
Coffee/Tea: dark mint tea
Homemade Meal: macaroni and cheese
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Terri Hurst
Special Education (3rd and 4th), Room 155

Birthday: December 26
Color: red, green, blue, purple
Flower: lily
Scent: clean
Music: Christian
Sports/Teams: Mavericks, Dallas Cowboys
Books/Magazines: Kindle
Authors: Patricia Polacco, Julia Cook
Place to Shop: Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Amazon
Collections: owls
Hobbies: reading
Restaurant: Mexican, Uncle Julio’s
Fast Food: Taco Casa, Fuzzy's, Firehouse Subs
Candy: peanut M&Ms, Take 5
Snack: Smart Pop popcorn
Dessert: cream puffs
Sonic Drink: cherry Dr. Pepper
Coffee/Tea: sweet tea
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Alison Jershin
SSI Aide, Room 163

Birthday: August 7
Color: pink
Flower: daisy
Sports/Teams: Dallas Stars, Allen Americans
Hobbies: movies, scrapbooking
Restaurant: Mexican, Jason's Deli
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: peanut M&Ms
Snack: nuts
Dessert: peanut butter cookies
Sonic Drink: unsweetened tea
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Karen Johnson
Resource Teacher's Assistant, Room 155

Birthday: November 30
Color: purple, pink
Flower: rose
Music: R & B, jazz, gospel
Sports/Teams: Mavericks
Place to Shop: Macy's, JC Penney
Collections: magnets from different states
Hobbies: reading, shopping, exercising
Restaurant: Olive Garden
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: Hot Tamales, peanut M&Ms, Snickers
Snack: popcorn
Dessert: German chocolate cake
Sonic Drink: cherry limeade
Homemade Meal: lasagna
Food Allergies: none

Ms. Ganges Karundethu
Instructional Coach, Room 116

Birthday: September 29
Color: navy, gray, purple
Flower: jasmine, gardenia
Scent: jasmine, lemon, orange
Sports/Teams: Yankees, NY Giants
Books/Magazines: mysteries
Place to Shop: LOFT, Old Navy
Hobbies: reading
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: milk chocolate
Snack: popcorn, fruit
Dessert: brownies, cookies
Sonic Drink: Ocean Water
Coffee/Tea: vanilla latte, caramel-flavored coffee
Food Allergies: none

 

Ms. Melissa Keifer
Speech Therapist, Room 115

Birthday: June 21
Color: purple, all the rainbow colors
Flower: all
Scent: vanilla
Music: Beach Boys
Sports/Teams: BOSTON RED SOX
Books/Magazines: Real Simple
Authors: Ronald Dahl, Mo Willems
Place to Shop: Target
Hobbies: reading, movies
Restaurant: Starbucks
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A
Candy: Raisinets
Snack: popcorn or French fries
Dessert: strawberries
Sonic Drink: sweet tea
Coffee/Tea: black coffee with 3 sugars
Homemade Meal: chicken spaghetti
Food Allergies: milk/lactose, mild gluten

Ms. Katie Lasseter
AIM (Gifted and Talented), Room 113
*Off campus every Thursday

Birthday: September 14
Color: red
Scent: BBW's Thousand Wishes or Warm Vanilla Sugar
Music: Christian
Sports/Teams: Oklahoma Sooners, Red Sox, Cowboys
Books/Magazines: Runner Magazine
Place to Shop: Target, Amazon
Collections: running gear
Hobbies: running
Restaurant: Mexican, Chuy's, Wild Salsa
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out
Candy: plain M&Ms
Snack: chips and salsa
Dessert: brownies
Sonic Drink: cherry limeade
Coffee/Tea: sweet tea
Homemade Meal: Mexican, Italian
Food Allergies: shellfish

Nurse Joanna Stageberg
School Nurse

Birthday: July 7
Color: purple, gray
Flower: any except lilies
Scent: sweet, no floral
Music: country, classic rock
Sports/Teams: Cowboys, Mavericks, Texas Tech
Place to Shop: Target
Restaurant: Cowboy Chicken, Torchy's, Chuy's
Fast Food: Chick-fil-A, Whataburger
Candy: sour, 3 Musketeers, Milky Way
Snack: Chex Mix
Dessert: carrot cake
Sonic Drink: coffee, ice water
Coffee/Tea: nonfat, no whip, white mocha
Food Allergies: none

Mr. Joshua Stockwell
Special Education Aide

Birthday: January 7
Color: white
Scent: vanilla
Music: Country
Sport/Teams: Allen
Books/Magazines: Car
Place to Shop: Target, Amazon
Collections: Hot Wheels
Hobbies: Classic Cars
Restaurant: Napolis
Fast Food: Subway, Taco Bueno
Candy: M&M’s (plain)
Snack: Goldfish, Double Butter Popcorn
Dessert: Brownies
Sonic Drink: Dr. Pepper
Coffee/Tea Drink: Sweet Tea