University School of Jackson

Rebecca Powers

Middle School Spanish

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Where do you call home?
Jackson, TN

How long have you been teaching?
Less than a year

What is your favorite part about your job?
Knowing a second language is an incredibly valuable tool, no matter what you do in life It's fun to watch the kids start from knowing absolutely nothing in Spanish to being able to conversations with each other.

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
The students are so enthusiastic and fun to work with! I graduated from USJ in 2012 and it is exciting to see how USJ has changed over the years and to be back in a familiar space.

What is a fun fact about yourself?
I have a master's degree in classical voice.

NEWS

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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