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.

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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