University School of Jackson

Heidi McDaniel

Heidi McDaniel

Lower School Technology, Registrar

[email protected]

Where do you call home?
Jackson, TN

How long have you been teaching?
Over 35 years

What is your favorite part about teaching?
I love being around kids and doing different things every day! Also I get to play with lots of cool toys in the STEAM lab.

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
The people! The teachers, the parents, and the kids! I love seeing there kids I taught years ago bringing their kids to USJ so that I'm now teaching the second generation of Bruins!

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I lived in Switzerland for 2 years and went to Kindergarten and 1st grade there.

NEWS

Headnotes: The Bruin Walk

10/01/2020

   The Bruin Walk   For those who proudly wear the Red and Columbia Blue, this path isn’t just special but treasured. It stands as a symbol of accomplishment. Emblematic of success. This leads to an important, if not existential question: Just how is this success defined? ...

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Headnotes: Day One of the Pandemic

09/01/2020

September 1, 2020   Dear USJ Family,   Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, established a philosophy that has become legendary in the business world. He believes and teaches that successful businesses stay in Day 1 mode; the idea being that start-ups are hungry, think creatively, and outwork older, Day 2, operations who live...

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USJ names Ryan Yeates as Interim Head Basketball Coach

08/11/2020

The University School of Jackson athletic director Michael Stroup announced today that Ryan Yeates has been named the Interim Head Basketball Coach for the Bruins. Ryan Yeates has worked with the Bruins as the Assistant High School Boys Basketball Coach since May 2019 and was named the Boys Head Middle School...

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Our Daily Commitment to Health, Safety, and Families

08/03/2020

Our Daily Commitment to Health, Safety, and Families   I am a huge proponent of consistency. If one wants to be successful academically, the key is not about rising to the occasion on the day of the ACT but about meaningful time in the books today. A happy marriage does...

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