Where do you call home?
How long have you been teaching?
Over 30 years
What is your favorite part about your job?
I love being around the kids.
What is your favorite thing about USJ?
My favorite thing is the sense of family within the staff and the parents.
What is a fun fact?
When I was little I could write with both hands. I would use one hand until it got tired and then switch to the other. It drove my Kindergarten teacher crazy and she made me stop using my left hand and only use my right because it was easier for her to teach me how to write my letters. I would have to sit in the corner if she saw me switching hands back and forth.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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'...Read More
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...Read More