Hello Parents/Guardians and Students!

My name is Mrs. Blackman and I am excited to be your 8th grade English Language Arts & Reading teacher!

Our class is going to be filled with fun and interactive learning. 
About me:
-  I attended Stephen F. Austin State University (Axe 'Em JACKS!) and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism/Public Relations.  I also graduated with a minor in Marketing.   
-  I have my teaching certification as a 4-8 Generalist
-  This is my 4th year at Golden Rule teaching ELAR
I was a middle school/high school/college cheerleader and now am now a cheerleading coach at GRS!  (Go EAGLES!)
-  I have a husband, son and 2 dogs:)

I look forward to getting to know each of you too. Please feel free to contact me by email anytime at:
I am also available for a conference during my planning period when scheduled one or two days in advance.

Together, let's make this year a success!
Daily Schedule:
8:30-10:00    1st Block
10:00-11:30   2nd Block
11:30-12:00   3rd Block
12:00-12:30   Lunch
12:30-1:30     3rd Block 
1:30-3:00       4th Block
3:00-4:00       Planning Period