University School of Jackson

Lori McKinnie

Lori McKinnie

3rd Grade Teacher

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Where do you call home?
Bolivar, TN

How long have you been teaching?
Over 30 years

What is your favorite part about teaching?
Students are my favorite part of the job! I love meeting new students every year, getting to know them and their families, and helping them grow as learners throughout the year.

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
The USJ family and community is my favorite part about teaching at USJ.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
My ultimate joy is being "Lolo" to my precious grandson, Harris!

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Headnotes: Pandemic Leadership

12/01/2020

  November 2, 2020   Greetings USJ Families,   Did I mention that I love baseball? As a student and teacher of American history, I appreciate it as a quintessentially American invention and activity. I really appreciate this Gerald Early quote:   "There are only three things that America will be remembered...

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Randy Olswing Named Chief Financial Officer

11/20/2020

The University School of Jackson announces the recent appointment of Randy Olswing to the senior leadership position of Chief Financial Officer. For the past twenty years, Mr. Olswing served as Assistant Head for Operations/Chief Financial Officer at Hutchison School, a private independent school located in Memphis, Tennessee. Before his...

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Headnotes: Fundamentals

11/02/2020

  November 2, 2020   Greetings USJ Families,   Did I mention that I love baseball? As a student and teacher of American history, I appreciate it as a quintessentially American invention and activity. I really appreciate this Gerald Early quote:   "There are only three things that America will be remembered...

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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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