I have taught physical education for 31 years. I have also had my own dance studio where I taught ballet, tap, jazz, modern dance and gymnastics. I was born in New Orleans, have lived most of my life in Baton Rouge. ( I did live in Crowley, La, for 10 years). My hobbies and where I spend a lot of my time include my 8 grandchildren, sewing, gardening/yard work, going to physical education conferences and conventions, traveling and scrapbooking/ photography.
Favorite store: Varsity Sports, Calandro's, Ma Petite Favorite Gift Card: any Favorite restaurant: George's under the overpass, Pineta's, Roman's, Allibasha's Favorite color: Purple & Gold Favorite snack: Pretzels, chocolate, almonds Favorite beverage: Water, gatorade, lemonade Favorite flower/plant: hibiscus, daylily, camellia Hobbies: Walking, gardening, grandchildren, traveling Too Much: Candles, soap, water bottles, lotions Allergies: trees, smoke, dust mites, some fragrances like asiactic lilies Things I would LOVE for my classroom/office are: better ball cart/ portable equipment rack FLAIM Love: The close knit feeling with our teachers and families.
Alicia Lewis, Music
I am from Baton Rouge, and I love working with children because they always bring so much joy into the world! Getting to teach music to children is the best job ever!
Certifications: Music Education, Board Certified Music Therapist
Favorite Stores: Hobby Lobby and Michael's Favorite Gift Cards: French Truck and Trader Joe's Favorite Restaurants: Elsie's Plate & Pie and Roberto's Favorite Color: Teal Favorite Snacks: Carmel popcorn, fresh fruit, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Favorite Beverages: COFFEE and Fresca Favorite Flower/Plant: Yellow roses and succulents Hobbies: Crochet, cross stitch, crafting Too Many:Coffee cups Allergies: none Parent Help: In the classroom, Special projects Classroom Needs: A class set of ukeleles and Orff (barred) instruments FLAIM Love: The PTO involvement, the diversity of the staff and that everyone loves children.
Doris Mueller, Primary Librarian
I was born in Alaska and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I love to read and to learn. My mission is to encourage that same love in our students at BR FLAIM. My first teaching experience was elementary Spanish. I love being a teacher and a librarian because I introduce young minds to great books and show them how to find use a library anywhere in the world! I also love to travel and would love to spend time in Italy and France.
Favorite Store: Louisiana Nursery Favorite Gift Card: Louisiana Nursery and CC's coffee. Favorite Restaurant: Bonefish Grill Favorite Color: Teal, combinations of blue & green, and purple & gold! Favorite Snack: Dark chocolate covered almonds, Biscotti Favorite Beverage: Diet Coke Favorite Flower/Plant: Love them all! Hobbies: Reading! Also, gardening and travel. Too Many: Notepads Allergies: None. Parent Help: Special projects, Class Parties FLAIM Love: I love the welcoming atmosphere, the openness to other cultures, and the presence of teachers and families from all over the world!
April Fisher, Guidance Counselor
I'm from Zachary, Louisiana. My original career path was Mental Health Counseling and a few of my adolescent clients had to visited in the school setting. After working close with some of the students and School Counselors I decided to obtain my ancillary certification and the decision to become a School Counselor has been one of my best adult decisions made.
Favorite Store: Target, Amazon, Costco and Sam's Favorite Gift Card: Target, Amazon, Costco and Sam's Favorite Restaurant: TJ Ribs, Sammy's, Chili's, Newk's, Whole Foods Favorite Colors: Blues, Black, Anything Neutral Favorite Snack: Chips, Cookies (not choc. chip), Mike and Ike's/Hot Tamales, or Lemonheads Favorite Beverage: Water (Dasani, Ozarka, Core, Life WTR), Frozen Drinks and Sweet Wines Favorite Flower/Plant: Anything green and low maintenance Hobbies: Amazon Shopping, Restaurant Hopping, and Catching a movie Too Many: Lotions, soap, body sprays, tote bags, and cups Allergies: No FLAIM Love: the togetherness!!!
Favorite Stores: World Market, Home Depot, Amazon Favorite Gift Cards: Walmart Favorite Restaurants: Oceana, Roux 61, Fleur De Lis Pizza Favorite Color: Blue Favorite Snack: Strawberry Apple Sauce, Gummie Bears, Magnum Ice Cream Favorite Flower/Plant: Tulips Hobbies: Listening to Music, Cooking, Grilling, Cigars Too Many:Socks Allergies: Being broke :) Parents can Help: Special projects, Planning field trips FLAIM Love: I love EVERYTHING!!
Ruby Williams, Speech
I am the speech therapist at BR FLAIM . I am a native of Baton Rouge and have taught for 48 years. I love children and love to see them learn to communicate effectively.
Favorite store: Chicos, Target, HomeGoods Favorite Gift Cards: Chicos, Visa Favorite restaurant: Louisiana Lagniappe Favorite color: Purple Favorite snack: Chocolate Caramel Candy, Assorted nuts, chips Favorite beverage: Flavored teas and chocolates Favorite flower/plant: Peonies, Roses, Tulips Hobbies: Traveling, Reading, Relaxation activities with luxurious scented candles Too Much: Mugs, lotions Things I would LOVE for my classroom or office are: Desk arrangement, Colored Folders 8x11 (colored/ manilla ), colored fine point ink pens, blue fine point erasable ink pens.
Jennifer Sellers, Cafeteria Manager
I am from Baton Rouge, LA. I'm not a teacher, but I am a cafeteria manager I enjoy serving children and been around them.
Favorite Stores: JCPenney, Home Goods, Walmart Favorite Gift Cards: Movies, Smoothie King Favorite Restaurant: TJ Ribs, Parrain's, Chilli's, Chick-Fil-A, Chimes Favorite Colors: Blue Favorite Snacks: Chocolate, Lay's chips Favorite Beverages: Cokes, Water, Juice Favorite Plants/Flowers: Ivory Favorite Hobbies: football Too Many: Mugs, Soaps FLAIM Love: It's a beautiful place for learning, I meet different teacher and their language, I LOVE to be around the children