University School of Jackson

Heather Crook

Heather Crook

7th Grade Science, Study Skills

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Where do you call home?
Bells, TN

How long have you been teaching?
Almost 20 years

What is your favorite part about your job?
Interacting with the kids and getting to know them and their families AND seeing them have fun and learn and the same time is great, too!

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
Everyone (teachers, students, administration, faculty, staff, families, etc..) is willing to help each other and support each other, even if it means putting in extra time, wherever that is needed. It really is like a huge family.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
My happy place is being on the TN river with my family and friends!

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

04/06/2021

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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