Office Staff


Mrs. Lewis     


Birthday: October 30           My Favorite Color: Purple/Black/Gray


A few of my favorite things: Starbucks, Dutch Bros, Baggins, Firehouse Subs, Chick-fil-A, Mexican food, granola bars, jerky, trail mix, chocolate chip cookies, peach tea, ice cream cake, spearmint gum, Target, Color Me Mine, Gaslight Theatre, movies, UofA Softball.


Things I don’t really like: Onions and mushrooms



Mrs. Nelsestuen      


Birthday: December 12      My Favorite Color: Blue


A few of my favorite things:  any restaurant, Oreganos Italian food, cheese/protein, Habanero BBQ Almonds, berries, Take 5 candy bar, Junior Mints, caramels from Trader Joes, Diet Coke or Diet Mt.Dew, Daisies, white chocolate macadamia cookies, cheesecake, Oro Nails, historical fiction/political thrillers.


Things I don’t really like: cake, cupcakes, desserts with nuts.


Mrs. Purcell


Birthday: February 18          My Favorite Color: gray, black, blue


A few of my favorite things: Sonic, El Molinitos, Mod Pizza, Gummy Bears from Sprouts, diet Pepsi/iced tea, Baby Ruth, Snickers, Peanut Butter Cups, peanuts, cashews, Mint gum, oatmeal cookies, sugar cookies, TA Nails, Amazon, iTunes, books for Kindle.


Things I don’t really like: Nuts (peanuts, pistachios and cashews are ok).




Ms. Robson


Birthday: December 11      My Favorite Color: Yellow and pretty patterns


A few of my favorite things: Reading, coffee, Target, Amazon, sweet potato chips, Sonic (diet cherry limeade), Rubios, Pappoules, Papa Murphy, mexican food, trail mix, Zippfizz, fruits & veggies, fresh baked goods (breads, cookies, muffins, pies), succulents, Redbox movies.


Things I don’t really like: Watermelon, mushrooms






Pre-School Staff

Mrs. Salcido

Birthday: December 21            My Favorite Color: Blues, greens, corals


A few of my favorite things:   All Restaurants, Pre-school books and stickers (Busy Bees), giraffes, bees, candles, Kindle books, flowers, plants, gift cards for movies, Walmart, Target, strawberry rhubarb pie, nuts, beef jerky, fruit, gum, silver jewelry, candy (chewy sweet tarts, nerds rope, heath bar, peanut butter cups), ginger ale, cherry coke.


Things I don’t really like: Mr. Goodbar


Ms. Taylor

Birthday: May 21                      My Favorite Color: Sage green, cranberry, cream


A few of my favorite things:  Outback, Ole, Subway, Plants, Bath & Body, Walmart, Kohls, Hobby Lobby, HomeGoods, Peanut M&M’s, diet Dr. Pepper, flowers, garden stuff, Sudoku, candles (clean scents), See’s Nuts & Chews, salted almonds, cashews, pistachios, BBQ Pop Chips, kettlecorn, crisp apples, homemade peanut butter cookies, cheesecake, Snickers,


Things I don’t really like: Coffee, tea, bananas, fruity desserts, plain chocolate.


Mrs. Wheeler

Birthday: December 16            My Favorite Color: red or blue


A few of my favorite things: Baggins, Tucson Tamale Company, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Dairy Queen, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate with nuts, Diet Coke/Coke Zero – cherry, roses, antiques, Country Sampler Magazine, Hobby Lobby, Penney’s, sewing, traveling.


Things I don’t really like: fresh fruit, aloe, eggs, candles.



Mrs. Stephens

Birthday: October 23   My Favorite Color: Pink and turquoise


A few of my favorite things: Target, Subway, Texas Roadhouse, Taco Bell, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Chipotle, cheesecake, brownies, sugar cookies, Vanilla Coke, Kettlecorn, Starburst, Kit Kats, Hot Cheetos, fruit, Hershey Cookies N Crème, Sourpatch or Sour Gummy Worms, pink grapefruit, Candles (fresh, light), rustic home décor, Philadelphia Eagles.


Things I don’t really like: cashews or nuts in general, cinnamon or spice smells, chocolate is just ok.


Ms. Morris

Birthday: May 15          My Favorite Color: royal blue & black


A few of my favorite things: Tarheels, Wildcates, Yankees, tortilla chips, all fruit, Peanut or Brownie M&M, spearmint gum, Diet Dr. Pepper, Coffee, Chocolate Chip Cookie, No Bake Cookies, peace lily, roses, honeysuckle scent, El Molinito’s, Starbucks, Burger King, Dairy Queen, McDonalds, Walmart, 99 Cent Store.


Things I don’t really like: Cheesecake, flan, pumpkin/carrots.




Elementary Staff


Mrs. Askew     


Birthday: August 29      My Favorite Color: Red and Blue


A few of my favorite things: Cut flowers, Wendy’s, Baggins, Red Lobster, Starbucks, Walmart, Trader Joes, Cracker Barrel, Cracker Jacks, Smart Water, ice cream, hummus, Dairy Queen, Heart Healthy nuts, Mexican food, unsalted almond butter, Pie.


Things I don’t really like: Cinnamon, bubble gum, candles, nothing smelly except flowers.


Mrs. Sexton


Birthday: August 20      My Favorite Color: Green


A few of my favorite things:    trail mix, unsalted almonds, apples, dark chocolate, mint, diet coke, Starbucks green tea lemonade, chocolate chip cookies, Nothing Bundt Cakes, brownies, Eeegee’s, El Charro, Frost, Starbucks, Amazon, Costco, white daisies, vanilla/linen scents, Target, Marshalls.


Things I don’t really like:




Mrs. Quintero


Birthday: May 15          My Favorite Color: Turquoise


A few of my favorite things:  Gourmet Girls, Nothing Bundt Cake, Larabars, Kind Bars, Gelato (Screamery or Frost), organic dark chocolate, Organic apples and berries, peppermint gum, SpinDrift, coconut water, Earl Grey Tea, Whole Foods, Walmart, Amazon, Sprouts, Trader Joes.


Things I don’t really like: Donuts, candles, processed cakes, knick-knacks.




Mrs. Pursley     


Birthday: July 7            My Favorite Color: greens and blues



A few of my favorite things:  Fair Life Protein Drinks, SpinDrift, mineral water, All Gift Cards, coffee, tea, protein drinks, smoothies, flowers, outdoors, books on Audible, Loew’s, HomeGoods, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, AtHome, TJ Maxx.


Things I don’t really like: Anchovies, black olives, mean people, dirty car



Miss Maynard


Birthday: July 10                       My Favorite Color: green, orange, teal


A few of my favorite things:  Diamondbacks, Salt & Vinegar Chips, Sour Patch, Twix, Mentos Fruit Gum, Diet Coke, Diet Strawberry Limeade, Iced Coffee, cake, Ores, Cookies and Cream anything, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A, Sonic, Bisbee Breakfast Club, Dairy Queen, Circle K, Amazon, Target, Daisies, Lavender, Color Street Nails.


Things I don’t really like: dried fruit






Mrs. Edmunds


Birthday: June 3                       My Favorite Color: purple & green


A few of my favorite things: Nuts, strawberries/blackberries, Snickers, cinnamon/spearmint gum, Zevia, Starbucks Pink Drink, Lakanto sugar free cookies and brownies, Halo Top ice cream, Pita Jungle, Dutch Bros, carnations, pumpkin spice scents, Chipotle, Culvers, Chick- Fil-A, Amazon, Costco, Sprouts, Bookmans, Barnes & Noble.


Things I don’t really like: soda, chips, sugar.



Mr. Lewis


Birthday: Oct 12                       My Favorite Color: blue/orange


A few of my favorite things: Arizona Wildcats/Denver Broncos, beef jerky, bananas/strawberries, peanut butter M&M’s, mint gum, Diet Dr. Pepper, Sonic Blasters, Starbucks Strawberry Crème Frap, chocolate chip cookies, Baggins, Arby’s, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A, In-n-Out, Barros, Chili’s, Applebee’s, El Molinito, Little Anthony’s, Cold Stone-Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, Starbucks, Road Runner Coffee, Dutch Brothers, Crema, Bookman’s, Amazon, Top Golf, Gaslight Theatre, Escape Room.


Things I don’t really like: onions, veggies, watermelon, coffee.




Support Staff




Mrs. Bigelow


Birthday: April 3                    My Favorite Color: Purple


A few of my favorite things: U of A, strawberries, Lily’s dark chocolate, wintergreen gum, Lemon Hint, iced chai, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate cake, cheesecake, angel food cake, Papa Murphy’s, Sushi Garden, Screamery, Crema Coffee, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, Starbucks, movies with family, roses & daffodils, houseplants.


Things I don’t really like: Mexican Food, candles, cats, sugar/sucralose


Mrs. Botello  


Birthday: May 5                    My Favorite Color: Green/Yellow


A few of my favorite things:  Dallas Cowboys, LA Dodgers, fruit, beef jerky, spicy almonds, sour candy, chocolate, mint gum, ginger ale, iced coffee, white chocolate cookies, stickybuns, cinnamon rolls, Chipotle, In ‘n Out, sushi, Cold Stone, Screamery, Starbucks, Succulents, fresh linen scent, Home Depot, Lowes, Hobby Lobby.


Things I don’t really like:


Miss Estrada


Birthday: September 15      My Favorite Color: Blue


A few of my favorite things: USC Dodgers, Salt & Vinegar chips, strawberries, Snickers, Reese’s cups, mint gum, Lemonade, Dutch Bro Blue Rassberry Lemonade, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, Strawberry Shortcake, brownies, Raising Canes, Texas Roadhouse, Cold Stone, Dutch Bros, L’Amour Nails, Disney.


Things I don’t really like:


Ms. Green    


Birthday: June 16      My Favorite Color: Purple


A few of my favorite things:  chips, popcorn, most fruits, chocolate, Diet Dr. Pepper, Sprite, shortcake, chocolate cheesecake, fruit pies, Dairy Queen, Starbucks, movies, gift cards to any food places.


Things I don’t really like: flowers, cats, coconut, mushrooms.



Mr. Nelsestuen        


Birthday: January 23                       My Favorite Color: Blue/Red


A few of my favorite things:  Circle K, Chick-fil-A, Raisin Canes, Baja Café, Smoky Mo, Villa Peru, Cold Stone, Amazon, Reformation Heritage Books, P&R Publisher, vanilla sandlewood scents, movies, golf, Dallas Cowboys, AZ Wildcats, Juicyfruit gum, Diet Dr. Pepper, cheesecake, sugar or snickerdoodle cookies, habanero BBQ almonds, Twix, Peanut Butter M&M.


Things I don’t really like: Tomatoes, veggies, guacamole, german chocolate cake, lemon food, coffee.


Mrs. Nunez   


Birthday: July 7          My Favorite Color: Purple


A few of my favorite things:  U of A Volleyball, nuts, berries, Seltzer water, iced tea, chocolate chip cookie, boston cream cake, coconut cream pie, El Pollo Loco, Red Lobster, Baskin Robbin, Taco Bell, Home Depot, Smoothie King, Twice as Nice, Sunflowers, cotton or linen scents.

Things I don’t really like:


Mrs. Thomas


Birthday: July 25        My Favorite Color: Red/Turquoise


A few of my favorite things: Bath & Body Works, Target, Kohl’s, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Subway, Hobby Lobby, Jersey Mikes, Jimmy John’s, Snoopy, flowers, Hot Tamales, dark chocolate (Trader Joe’s, Lindt, Ghiradelli), cashews, almonds, apples/oranges, dark chocolate almonds, chocolate cake, nautical stuff, Vanilla Coke, watercolors.


Things I don’t really like: olives, coffee, tea, pecans, walnuts, cats


Ms. Patton      


Birthday: March 22      My Favorite Color: Navy Blue and Sage Green


A few of my favorite things:  I am on a strict gluten free diet due to Celiac, and additional allergies make it difficult for food treats, so a gift card is easier and appreciated! Favorites: Amazon, Target, Chipotle, Kohls, Fruit Shack, Starbucks (Vanilla Frap with caramel).


Things I don’t really like: anything perfumed, scented