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Subjects Taught
8th Grade Science


Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1986

Delta State University, Master's Degree in Ed 2008

General Science Licensure Endorsement for grades 7-12


I have been with DeSoto County Schools for the last 12 years. I taught 5th grade math, science, and social studies at Oak Grove Central Elementary in Hernando for 4 years and 7th grade science at Southaven Middle School, and this is my fifth year at Lewisburg Middle.


I am married to Mr. Alan Newton. Mr. Alan works for Averitt Express at night is a graduate of  the University of Memphis, with his Bachelor's degree in education. He has just graduated and will hopefully be living out his dream of coaching football or baseball very soon!I have four children who have all graduated from DeSoto County Schools! My daughter, Lauren is a graduate of the University of Memphis and travel nurse. She is currently working in Denver, CO in pediatric ICU, and is engaged to be married in November 2018. My son, Nathan, graduted from Delta State with a degree in Exercise Science, and is now a personal fitness/endurance and triathlon team trainer and training manager at Lifetime Fitness in Collierville. He is currently training for his first Ironman Triathlon at the end of September and getting married September 2. Michael is a junior at Mississippi State majoring in aerospace engineeringHe also has an engineering internship at Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah, GA.   Lauren, Nathan, and Michael all graduated from Hernando High School. Alex is a 2017 graduate of LHS and is headed to East Central Mississippi to play baseball and major in pre-engineering this fall.  I enjoy working out, shopping, and spending time with my family!