University School of Jackson

Debbie Anton

Debbie Anton

Upper/Middle School Guidance Counselor, AP Psychology

731-664-0812 ext. 145

731-664-5046

[email protected]

Where do you call home?
Originally from Tullahoma TN, have called Medina my home for 20 years.

How long have you been in social work?
Almost 40 years

What is your favorite part about your job?
My career is intensely fulfilling. Being able to help make someone's life a little better, teach them something they don't know, and contribute to their happiness, is what its all about for me.

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
My favorite thing about USJ is that we are all focused on the same things. We embrace the mission, love what we do, and are in it for the students. The kids keep the energy going!

What is a fun fact about yourself?
"Farm livin' is the life for me."

NEWS

USJ Announces New Lower School Director Cynthia Kirsch

04/09/2021

The University School of Jackson is very pleased to announce Cynthia Kirsch’s hiring as its new Lower School Director. Mrs. Kirsch brings an extensive background in independent schools, from having attended one herself from Pre-K through 12th grade to serving 20+ years in leading independent lower schools in Dallas...

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Headnotes: Tested

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Headnotes: Tested A few years ago, a friend and I planned to run a half marathon. We set goals, trained accordingly, and were ready to go on race day. On that cool, perfect for running April morning, we came out of the chute faster than usual and were “banking...

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Headnotes: Tuition Truths

03/02/2021

Tuition Truths I will admit I enjoyed reading the responses from our recent surveys, as it felt great to read parents rave about our committed and caring faculty, the school's response to Covid-19, and the improvements being made to the campus and the USJ experience. And while I don'...

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New Director of Auxiliary Programs and a New After School Care and Camp Bruins Coordinator

02/24/2021

USJ Announces New Director of Auxiliary Programs and a New After School Care and Camp Bruins Coordinator After School Care and Camp Bruins Director Faith Dixon and Assistant Development Director Cathy Garrett recently announced that they would leave USJ at the end of the school year. Both of these administrators...

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