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.
I was born in Alaska and raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I love to read and to learn. My mission to encourage that same love in our students at BR FLAIM. My first teaching experience was elementary Spanish, and this is my third year as a school librarian. 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: Target Favorite Gift Card: Louisiana Nursery and CC's coffee. Favorite Restaurant: Bonefish Grill, Portobello's, La Madelaine's Favorite Color: Teal, combinations of blue & green, and purple & gold! Favorite Snack: Dark chocolate covered almonds, especially dark chocolate! Biscotti. Favorite Beverage: Diet Coke, Coffee Favorite Flower/Plant: Love them all! Except cactus. Hobbies: Reading! Also, gardening and travel. Too Many: Hand Sanitizer and Sticky Notes Allergies: None. Parent Help: Special projects, Class Parties Things I would LOVE for my classroom: Gift cards to buy supplies: Wal-Mart, Target, Office Depot 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. I'm the school counselor on the Polk Campus, and I simply do what I do for the kids, and my love for them and helping them any way possible.
Favorite Store: Marshall's, Walmart, Target, Walgreens, Macy's, DSW, Bath & Body Works....Im really not a picky person!!! Favorite Gift Card: Walmart and/or Target Favorite Restaurant: TJ Ribs, Sammy's, Chili's, Newk's, Whole Foods Favorite Color: Blue or Black Favorite Snack: Zapp's Potato Chips, Ginger Snap Cookies, Peanut M & Ms Favorite Beverage: Dasani Water, Minute Maid drinks, Dr. Pepper, or Barq's Root Beer Favorite Flower/Plant: Anything I can't kill........No green thumb Hobbies: Anything dealing with relaxation Too Many: Lotions, soap, body sprays, tote bags, and cups Allergies: No FLAIM Love: The closeness of the Staff to Parent relationships and also Staff closeness!!
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.
Favorite Stores: JCPenney, Target, Home Goods, Walmart Favorite Gift Cards: Movies, Smoothie King Favorite Restaurant: TJ Ribs, Parrain's, Chilli's, Chick-Fil-A Favorite Colors: All Favorite Snacks: Hot Tamales Candy, Milk Duds Favorite Beverages: Cokes, Water, Juice Favorite Plants/Flowers: Any kind Favorite Hobbies: Bowling, Go to the football games, Movies Too Many: Mugs, Soaps FLAIM Love: It's a beautiful place for learning, I meet different teacher and there language, I LOVE to be around the children