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Spirit of the Green & Gold

Teachers James and Brinn Ball taking a picture together at the beach.

Teacher Spotlight: James and Brinn Ball

Annabelle Anchondo, Editor April 11, 2023

In a community devoted to raising the next generation with kindness, warmth, and school spirit, SEHS is filled with individuals dedicated to the children they teach and constantly welcomes those who aspire...

A picture of Ortiz with her son

Teacher Spotlight : Lea Ortiz

Lizzy Garcia, Writer September 8, 2022

“I have always wanted to teach and coach here, just didn’t know when it would happen,” Lea Falcon Ortiz said. Ortiz grew up in Olton, Texas with her father and mother, Junior and Alisse Falcon....

Teacher Spotlight: Keenan Senter

Teacher Spotlight: Keenan Senter

Taytum Goodman August 24, 2022

“For the short time I have been here I can say meeting everyone at SE has been the coolest thing yet,” Keenan Senter said.  Coach Senter is a husband to Tabitha Senter and a father to four children,...

Teacher Spotlight: Daniel and Christy Barber

Teacher Spotlight: Daniel and Christy Barber

Sam Alderson, Writer May 20, 2022

Over the past three years, SEHS has been blessed to have two band directors that devote all of their time, energy, and love into the band program. Many students excel and have opportunities to play instruments...

Teacher Spotlight: Jeri Been Goodman

Teacher Spotlight: Jeri Been Goodman

Jenna Bridges, Writer May 19, 2022

“Love your students because you may be the only one that does,” said Coach Jerri Been Goodman.  Daughter of Marvin and Barta Been, Jeri Been Goodman, was born in Littlefield TX, but was raised...

Spanish Teacher and Coach Israel Deleon

Teacher Spotlight: Israel Deleon

Sayler Beerwinkle, Editor May 13, 2022

“Coaching is not a job, it’s a calling,” spanish teacher and athletic director Israel Deleon said.  Israel Deleon is married to Sonia Deleon and together they have five children; Cassie, Michael,...

Elementary Teacher Brianna Ethridge

Teacher Spotlight Brianna Ethridge

Taytum Goodman, Writer May 2, 2022

Last year, Springlake-Earth ISD gained another member of the Wolverine family, and one who has made a positive and lasting impact on each and every one of her students. Brianna Ethridge is a mother...

Teacher Spotlight Michelle Jones

Teacher Spotlight Michelle Jones

Taytum Goodman, Writer April 13, 2022

Michele Jones is a teacher, mother, and wife that has many hobbies, and goals for her career.  Jones went to Texas Tech after high school for two years before she took a break to have kids.  She then...

1st Grade teacher, Sheila Johnson

Teacher Spotlight: Sheila Johnson

Sayler Beerwinkle, Editor April 8, 2022

Former S-E graduate just couldn't stay away. After teaching in different places, she came back to where it all started.  Sheila Johnson is the only first grade teacher in the elementary building. She...

Teacher Spotlight: Cassi Furr

Teacher Spotlight: Cassi Furr

Annabelle Anchondo, Writer April 1, 2022

"The moments that stand out the most to me are when students do more than they believed they could. The moments when they realize they are as impressive as I already knew they were." teacher Cassi Furr...

High school science teacher Leslie Daugherty

Teacher Spotlight: Leslie Daugherty

Kimberly Cruz and Sayler Beerwinkle March 30, 2022

Everyone's favorite part of science class is the experiments, but one thing special about science at SEHS is the teacher. Leslie Daugherty is the 8th grade science teacher, IP&C teacher, chemistry...

Special Needs teacher Mr. Ruiz

Teacher Spotlight: Alejandro Ruiz

Jenna Bridges, Writer March 1, 2022

“It is far easier to build strong children than it is to repair broken men.”- Fredrick Douglas.  Mr. Alejandro Ruiz is a special-needs teacher at Springlake-Earth ISD. He is the father of two girls,...

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