Meet Coolidge Energy Bus Driver: Mrs. Jennings

1st Grade Teacher: Mrs. Jennings

A few of Mrs. Jennings' Favorite Things:

Color: Teal Blue

TV Show: Grey's Anatomy

Movie: "Sing" and "You've Got Mail"

Book: Owen by Kevin Henkes

Food: Mexican

Game: Head Bandz

Season: Summer

Animal: Dog


Q: How many years have you worked at Coolidge?  What other schools have you worked at?

 A:  This is my 8th year at Coolidge.  I taught at Kenwood, Van Buren, and Wilson.


Q: Favorite Subject to Teach?  Why?

A: Reading ~ I LOVE books and enjoy helping kids learn to read, to enjoy stories, and make connections to their own lives.


Q: What kind of pets do you have?

A: Dog - Buddy - black Shih Poo - 4 years old.


Q: Tell about your family

A: My husband Chris teaches 7th grade and coaches at Wilson.  I have 2 daughters: Emily is a junior at Xavier and runs cross country, Kylie is a freshman at Xavier and cheers for football and basketball.


Q: What are your favorite things about Coolidge?

A: The staff/teaching partners.  We collaborate and work together as a team.  We have wonderful music programs that showcase students and their talents.


Q: What are some things you are looking forward to teaching/doing at Coolidge this year?

A: Yoga and mindfulness ~ helping students and myself calm down and practice using strategies like breathing and yoga poses to reduce stress and anxiety.

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