University School of Jackson

Leslie Scott

Leslie Scott

Junior Cubs-1st Grade Music

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Where do you call home?
Savannah, TN

How long have you been in music education?
Over 10 years

What is your favorite part about music education?
The kids! I have fun subjects to teach, so we get to have lots of fun while we learn.

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
I love that my co-workers are like family.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I can tie shoes super fast. A friend taught me a cool trick during Chemistry when I was in high school (that's all I remember of Chemistry - hahahaha!), and I still use it today. It's so funny to see the students' reactions when they see how quickly I can tie. And I have to tie a LOT of shoes in Early Childhood, so that skill has come in very handy.

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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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