First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Specials Teachers







Heather Lloyd

Birthday: January 2
Coffee: brown sugar oat milk latte
Sonic: Vanilla DP
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: chewy fruity, dark chocolate salty snacks
Restaurants: Texican, Chick-fil-a, Proof

Breakfast treat: bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast taco from Casa Alde
Dessert: chocolate chip cookies
Shop: Amazon
Bath & Body: vanilla

Gift cards: Amazon


Michelle Lane, Pre-K Aide

Birthday: April 6

Coffee: Any Latte or Tea herbal or black/green (hot or iced)

Sonic: Cherry Limeade - small

Flower: Lily or sunflower

Candy/Snack: fruity or chocolate, healthier snacks

Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse, Chick-Fil-A

Breakfast treat: Bacon and egg taco (no cheese)

Dessert: Any

Shop: Target, Amazon, Walmart

Bath & Body:  Non or light scents (no lavender)

Gift cards: Walmart, Target, Amazon


Stephan Gushwa-Gemberling, Pre-K

Birthday: September 17

Coffee: Dutch Bros

Sonic: Cherry Limeade

Flower: Hellebore

Candy/Snack: Peanut Butter M&Ms, Lime Hot Cheetos, Tortillas

Restaurants: Bill Miller's, Fuego Tortilla Grill, Cane's, Texas Roadhouse

Breakfast treat: Sausage and Potato Breakfast Taco

Dessert: Cheesecake

Shop: Target, Bath and Body Works, IKEA

Bath & Body:  Anything apple, pumpkin or peppermint

Gift cards: Target, Joann, Dutch Bros




Anna Gipson

Birthday: May 13
Coffee: Dragon drink, iced caramel macchiato
Sonic: water with lime
Flower: tulip or daisy
Candy/Snack: dark chocolate almonds
Restaurants: Tex Mex, Aviator Pizza
Breakfast: tacos (any kind)
Dessert: cheesecake, fruity pies
Shop: Target, Amazon
Bath & Body: essential oils scents
Gift cards: Marshalls, Target, Amazon
Wish List: cardstock paper, erasable markers


Allison Hillman

Birthday: November 14

Coffee: iced coffee with sugar and milk

Sonic: Dr Pepper

Flower: Daisy

Candy/Snack: Chips

Restaurants: Texican

Breakfast: Bacon & egg taco

Dessert: chocolate chip cookies

Shop: Amazon, Target, Hobby Lobby

Bath & Body: Tropical

Giftcards: Amazon & Target

Wish List: black dry erase markers, skittles, amazon gift cards


Sarahi Novela

Birthday: Sept 18

Coffee: iced vanilla late

Sonic: 1/2 sweet, 1/2 unsweet tea

Flower: roses and tulips

Candy/Snack: Hot cheetos, Tiffs Treats

Restaurants: Olive Garden, Lupe Tortilla, Chic-fil-a

Dessert: Tiffs Treats, cookies

Shop: Amazon, Target, Zara

Bath & Body: Stress Relief

Giftcards: Amazon, Target

Wish List: cute pens, markers


Julia Vegas

Birthday: November 28

Coffee: mocha latte

Sonic: cranberry slush

Flower: succulents

Candy/Snack:Snickers, peanut m&M's, Snickers peanut butter, sour gummy worms

Restaurants: Los Olivos, Hat Creek, Chick-fil-a, Main Street Pizza

Breakfast: donuts, bacon egg and cheese taco

Dessert: cookies, brownies

Shop:Lululemon, Target, Amazon

Bath & Body: Eucalyptus Mint

Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Starbucks, Lululemon


Kimberly Ware

Birthday: August 19
Sonic: 1/2 and 1/2 tea
Flower: tulips, wildflowers
Candy/Snack: Snickers Peanut Butter Brownie, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Doritos, Swedish Fish, Wasabi soy sauce almonds
Restaurants: Olive Garden, Garcia's, Whataburger, Chilis, Chic Fil A
Breakfast: Bean and Cheese taco
Dessert: anything chocolate
Shop: Target, Nike, Old Navy
Bath & Body: Laundry Day
Gift cards: Target, Amazon, Nike, Hobby Lobby

Wish List: Skittles, Pedicures, Amazon Gift Cards


First Grade


Samantha Bunte

Birthday: September 24
Sonic: Strawberry Limeade
Flower: Any!
Candy & Snack: Snickers, turtles, cookies, gummy bears, trail mix
Restaurants: Chuy's, Torchy's, Chick-fil-a, Maudies, Chipotle
Breakfast: Bacon, Egg and Cheese Tacos
Dessert: Cheesecake, Lemon Bundt cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Shop: Walmart, Amazon, Teachers Pay Teachers, Target, Dollar Tree
Bath & Body: Lavender Vanilla
Gift cards: Target, Amazon, Dollar Tree

Wish List: TPT Gift cards, Astrobright colored cardstock paper


Karla Burke

Birthday: June 3
Coffee: No coffee-But do like Summer Moon-Moon Glacier
Sonic: UNSWEET Ice Tea - Extra Extra Ice
Flower: All Flowers
Candy/Snack: Hot Sauce and Chips, pecans, York Peppermint Patti
Restaurants: Garcia's, Proof Liquor, Texican
Breakfast: Egg, bacon, cheese
Dessert: Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Shop: Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Target
Bath & Body: Winter Candy Apple
Gift cards: Amazon, Lakeshore, massage, Sonic

Wish: Charging station for student devices 


Heather Redburn

Birthday: August 25
Coffee: Iced Caffe Latte, Sugar Free Vanilla w/ Almond Milk
Sonic Drink: Diet Dr Pepper
Flower: Red Rose
Candy/Snack: Fresh Fruit and Greek Yogurt
Restaurants: Chuys, Chilis, Chick Fil A
Breakfast: Coffee!!

Dessert: Crumbl Cookies

Shop: Amazon, Target, and Kendra-Scott
Bath & Body: Sleep: Lavender Vanilla
Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Kendra Scott, DoTerra, Crumbl


Shelly White

Birthday: September 12

Coffee: flat white or 1/4 moon

Sonic: Unsweet Raspberry tea

Flower: any

Candy/Snack: Chocolate, Dark Chocolate

Restaurants: Louie's BBQ, Chick fil a, Sonic, Texican, Aviators

Breakfast: potato, egg, and cheese taco

Dessert: cookies, brownies, cheesecake

Shop: Target, Amazon, Walmart, Ellipses

Bath & Body: Light scents, vanilla

Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Starbucks


Second Grade


Cindy Grassmann

Birthday: November 1
Coffee: Skinny Vanilla Latte with heavy cream
Sonic: Diet Dr. Pepper
Flower: Tulip/Sunflower
Candy/Snack: Almonds, Texas H-E-B Trail Mix, Sugar Free candy
Restaurants: Chick-fil-A, Mud Bugs, Chuys, Sonic
Breakfast: Bacon Egg Bites (Starbucks)
Dessert: Brownie Bites, Chocolate covered almonds
Shop: Target, Mercantile, Amazon, Hobby Lobby,
Bath & Body: All things pumpkin
Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Hobby Lobby


Sarah Marshall

Birthday: February 27
Coffee: iced coffee with cream
Sonic: cherry limeade
Flower: daisy
Candy/Snack: popcorn, chocolate, chips and queso, crab legs and oysters!
Restaurants: Texican, Aviator, seafood
Breakfast: bean and cheese
Dessert: all of them!
Shop: Target, Amazon, HEB, Hobby Lobby
Bath & Body: flowery smells, not vanilla
Gift cards: restaurants, Amazon, starbucks

Wish: diamonds, rubies, sapphires, a pet fox, a vacation to Hawaii, a cure for covid, world peace


Cathleen Madden

Birthday: February 17

Sonic: 1/2 sweet, 1/2 unsweet tea

Flower: Gerber Daisies

Candy/Snack: Dark chocolate/ cashews

Restaurants: Jalisco's, Proof deli

Breakfast: Chick-Fil-A Chicken Biscuit

Dessert: brownies

Shop: Target, Amazon

Bath & Body: light scents

Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Kohls

Wish List: Amazon


Leisha Leonard-Morris

Birthday: January 25
Coffee: Skinny Vanilla Latte
Sonic: Diet Dr Pepper
Flower: Colorful
Candy/Snack: healthy sweets, dark chocolate, coconut
Restaurants: anything with food
Breakfast: Breakfast tacos
Dessert: banana pudding
Shop: Target, Amazon
Bath & Body: All
Gift cards: Any


Melanie Ortiz

Birthday: July 26
Coffee: Decaf cinnamon/pumpkin latte/ pink drink
Sonic: Ocean water
Flower: I love them all!
Candy/Snack: Hot tamales, Twizzlers
Restaurants: Texican, Jersey Mikes, Chuys
Breakfast: Jalepeno and cheese Kolaches
Dessert: Tres Leches
Shop: Amazon
Bath & Body: Love their candles! Pumpkin, Marshmallow Fireside, Lakeside
Gift cards: Amazon

Wish list


Boyd Vladyka

Birthday: June 23
Coffee: Mocha Latte
Candy/Snack: Chips (any)
Restaurants: TexMex
Breakfast: TexMex
Dessert: Cherry Pie
Shop: Amazon
Gift cards: Amazon


Third Grade


Sarah Bennett

Birthday: March 29

Coffee: Iced Chai with Oatmilk

Sonic: unsweet tea

Flower: yellow rose

Candy/Snack: Smart Pop

Restaurants: Chick-Fil-A, Jersey Mikes

Breakfast: potato, egg and cheese tacos

Dessert: Tres leches

Shop: Target, Amazon and Target

Bath & Body: Fall and Winter scents


Breanna Hernandez

Birthday: July 19
Coffee: Iced Coffee 1/4 Summer Moon
Sonic: unsweet ice tea
Flower: All
Candy/Snack: Chocolate/Popcorn & Trail Mix
Restaurants: Texican, MODs, Chick-Fil-A, Firehouse Subs
Breakfast: Breakfast Taco (no bacon)
Dessert: Cheesecake or anything Chocolate
Shop: Target, Amazon, HEB, Marshalls
Bath & Body: eucalyptus
Gift cards: Amazon, HEB, Target, Marshalls
Wish List: Fidget items, reading strips, color overlays


Ginia Maldonado

Birthday: December 12
Coffee: Vanilla Latte
Sonic: Diet Coke
Flower: Roses
Candy/Snack: Cadbury Fruit and Nut Bars/Popcorn, chocolate covered nuts
Restaurants: Cheesecake Factory, Chick-fil-a, Mod Pizza, Jersey Mikes
Breakfast: Potato, egg, and cheese breakfast tacos
Dessert: Cheesecake
Shop: Target, Amazon
Bath& Body: Anything with mint
Gift cards: Target, Amazon


Monica McCracken

Birthday: June 6

Coffee: Starbucks iced coffee

Sonic: Vanilla Dr. Pepper

Flower: any :)

Candy/Snack: snickers, reeces peanut butter cups, chips and salsa

Restaurants: Torchy's, Texican, Mud Bugs, Chickfila, Chipolte

Breakfast: breakfast tacos

Dessert: red velvet, sugar cookies

Shop: Walmart, Target, Amazon

Bath & Body: any

Giftcards: Amazon, Walmart, Starbucks, Target


Dawn Pucci

Birthday: March 12

Coffee: pumpkin spice or latte

Sonic: Dr. Pepper

Flower: any

Candy/Snack: Rolos, gummy bears, popcorn

Restaurants: Mud Bugs, Chick-fil-a

Breakfast: Breakfast tacos

Dessert: Brownies, Cheesecake

Shop: Dillard's, Target, Hobby Lobby

Bath & Body: Any

Giftcards: Teachers Pay Teachers

Wish List: Flair Pens, Sharpie markers


Melanie Weedman

Birthday: July 26

Coffee: Iced Coffee

Sonic: 1/2 and 1/2 Iced Tea

Flower: Rose

Candy/Snack: Chocolate

Restaurants: Main Street Pizza

Breakfast: Breakfast Taco

Dessert: Cookies

Shop: Amazon, Target

Bath & Body: Lavender Vanilla

Gift cards: Amazon, Target


Fourth Grade


Alyssa Isam

Birthday: February 17

Coffee: 1/2 moon - Summermoon

Sonic: Unsweet tea

Flower: Any

Candy/Snack: Chocolate and caramel

Restaurants: Chick-fil-a, Proof Deli, Garcias

Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, Lululemon, Lavish Leathers

Bath & Body: Anything that smells like food

Gift cards: Target, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, Lululemon, Lavish Leathers, Teacher pay teachers

Wish List: pedicure, manicure, massage


Lee Marshall

Birthday: May 15 

Coffee: All the COFFEE!!!

Sonic: Vanilla Dr. Pepper

Flower: Anything that makes the wife happy!

Candy/Snack: All the SNACKS!

Restaurants: Chic-fil-a, Texican, Freebirds

Breakfast: Anything

Dessert: anything BAKED

Shop: amazon, Target, Disc Nation

Bath & Body: boy smells

Gift cards: Any and all

Wish List:


Heather Montana

Birthday: April 2

Coffee: 1/2 Moon w/ coconut milk or Vanilla Latte w/ coconut milk

Sonic: Cherry Vanilla Dr Pepper/Peach Tea

Flower: Daisies

Candy/Snack: Almond Joy, 100 Grand, Reeces

Restaurants: Texican, Chick fil a, Canes, Smoothie King

Breakfast: Bacon & Egg tacos, blueberry muffins

Dessert: Cake (sweets cakes)

Shop: Target, Amazon, Disney, HEB

Bath & Body: Allergic :(

Gift cards: Summer Moon, Target, Teachers Pay Teachers, Chick fil a, amazon


Kimberly Norton

Birthday: October 1st

Coffee: 1/4 Summermoon, 1/2 Wintermoon Starbucks Salted Caramel Cold Brew

Sonic: Dr. Pepper/Sweet Tea

Flower: Sunflowers or roses

Candy/Snack: Dots pretzels, beef jerky, sour gummies

Restaurants: Chipotle, MOD, Chinese food, Casa Garcias

Breakfast: Breakfast tacos

Dessert: Strawberry Cake with Cream Cheese frosting

Shop: Hobby Lobby, Target, Amazon

Bath & Body: Comfort, Poppy, Floral

Giftcards: Anywhere!

Wish List: Astrobright paper, prizes for my students


Jamie Perez

Birthday: October 29

Coffee: Summermoon/Wintermoon (made with almond milk), Chai tea latte

Sonic: Dr. Pepper

Flower: I love all of them!

Candy/Snack: Chocolate chip cookies!

Restaurants: Hays City Store, Chickfila, Texican, Whataburger

Breakfast: Potato, Egg and Cheese or Bacon, Egg and Cheese taco

Dessert: Anything chocolate and peanut butter!

Shop: Amazon, Target, Hobby Lobby, Teachers Pay Teachers

Bath & Body: Not Picky!

Giftcards: Massage, Pedicure or any of the above

Wish List; Love the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks! Anything personalized


Kara Thomas

Birthday: May 10
Coffee: Summer Moon 1/4 moon
Sonic: Unsweetened Tea
Flower: Sunflower
Candy/Snack: Chocolate/cashews
Restaurants: Chick-Fil-A, Freebirds, Taco Cabana
Breakfast: Bean, cheese and bacon tacos
Dessert: oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby
Bath/Body: Waikiki Beach Coconut
Gift cards: Target, Amazon
Wish List: Plants for the classroom


Fifth Grade


Alissa Haire

Birthday: November 2
Coffee: sugar-free mocha frappuccino
Sonic: ice water or chocolate milkshake
Flower: miniature roses
Candy/Snack: brownie M&M's
Restaurants: Chuy's
Breakfast: Chick-Fil-A breakfast sandwich w/honey
Dessert: dark chocolate ice cream
Shop: Amazon, Target, Michael's
Bath & Body: rose / lemon verbena
Gift cards: Amazon
Wish List: Cute Tervis cups with lids


Nancy Johnson

Birthday: July 2

Coffee: Hot-Mocha, Cold-French Vanilla

Sonic: Diet Dr. Pepper

Flower: all flowers

Candy/Snack: any chocolate, cheese-its, chex mix (all flavors)

Restaurants: Texican, Panda Express, Beijing Bistro, Olive Garden

Breakfast: Taco - sausage, egg, & cheese or bacon and egg

Dessert: any pie, chocolate anything

Shop: Target, Hallmark Store, Walmart, HEB, Rack Room Shoes, Old Navy, Dress Barn, James Avery, JC Penneys

Bath & Body: In the Stars, 1000 Wishes

Giftcards: Amazon, etc

Wish List_ HP 63 Black and Color Ink, Flair Pens


Alisha Mize

Birthday: March 14

Coffee: Not a Coffee Drinker but I like Refreshers from Starbucks

Sonic: Diet Coke, Sweet Tea, Diet Cherry Limeade

Flower: Anything bright, succulents

Candy/Snack: Popcorn, Beef Jerky, Snack Mixes, Chex Mix, Gardettos, Butterfinger, Payday, Resse's Pieces

Restaurants: Texican, Hays City Store, Spicy Bite, Main Street Pizza, Chick-Fil-A, Pinballz, Beiing Bistro, Garcia's

Breakfast: Bean and cheese taco, Chorizo and Potato Taco, Sausage/Cheese/Jalapeno Kolache

Dessert: Any ;)

Shop: Academy, Amazon, Walmart, Target, HEB

Bath & Body: In the Stars, A Thousand Wishes, Into the Night, Pure Wonder

Gift cards: Any are appreciated


Justin McLeod

Birthday: December 25
Coffee: Plain
Sonic: Unsweet tea
Flower: Tulips
Candy/Snack: Skittles
Restaurants: P-Terrys, Chick-fil-a
Breakfast: Tacos!!!
Dessert: Cupcakes
Shop: HEB, REI
Bath & Body: N/A
Gift cards: Amazon, H‑E‑B


Tamara Patrick

Birthday: March 1

Coffee: Iced Americano with splash of sweet cream, 5 pumps of SF vanilla and shot of expresso

Sonic: Sweet Tea

Flower: love them all

Candy/Snack: Almonds, HEB Sweet and Sassy Trail Mix

Restaurants: Garcias, Beijing Bistro

Breakfast: bacon, egg, potato and cheese taco

Dessert: Chocolate Malt, cheesecake

Shop: Amazon - always Amazon

Bath & Body: Ocean or Fresh Linen

Gift cards: Amazon

Wish List: Pre-packaged snacks for the students, bags of assorted candies, paper towels and expo markers


Amy Urbanovsky

Birthday: December 27

Coffee: Celsius & Spark
Sonic: strawberry water with Nerds/Dr Pepper
Candy/Snack: Dark chocolate sea salt, cinnamon, kit kat
Restaurants: Texican, Esthers, Mudbugs, Chickfila
Breakfast: Potato and egg taco
Dessert: cookies, brownies
Shop: Ellipsis, Kendra Scott, Aeire, Target
Bath & Body: Vanilla
Gift cards: Any

Wishlist: TPT gift cards


Specials Teachers


Zach Shoepe - Music

Birthday: July 16
Coffee: Black
Sonic: Cherry limeade

Color: Green
Candy/Snack: Rice crispies, fruit snacks
Restaurants: Chic-Fil-A, In-n-Out
Dessert: Rice crispy treats
Shop: Target
Bath & Body: Teakwood, Ocean, Black Tie
Hobbies: Crossfit, Running, Music


Shelly Allen - Technology

Birthday: February 10
Coffee: Summer moon mocha quarter moon milk
Sonic: Half and Half Tea
Flower: Rose/Carnation
Candy/Snack: Peanut butter crackers, choc. covered almonds, skinny pop
Restaurants: Serranos, Chick-Fil-A, 
Breakfast: Main Street breakfast taco, chic fil a biscuit
Dessert:Nothing Bundt Cake Chocolate Chocolate Chip
Shop: Target, Academy, Hobby Lobby
Bath & Body: Noel Vanilla
Gift cards: Amazon, Target
Wish List: Flair Pens


Casey English - Science

Birthday: August 31
Coffee: Starbucks Nitro cold brew with sweet cream
Sonic: unsweet tea
Flower: gladiolas/succulents
Candy/Snack: nuts, tacos, Crumbl
Restaurants: Garcias, Pho Thaison, Proof
Breakfast: egg, bean, and cheese taco
Dessert: Crumbl
Shop: Target and Amazon
Bath & Body: Fresh scents
Gift cards: Target and Amazon and Nordstrom Rack
Wish List: Dirt Devil Hand Vacuum


Craig McCarthy - Library

Birthday: February 9
Coffee: Decaf
Sonic: Sweet Tea
Flower: Irises
Candy/Snack: Yogurt Covered Pretzels
Restaurants: Torchy's
Breakfast: Breakfast Taco
Dessert: Ice Cream
Shop: Target
Gift cards: Amazon or Target


Shelly Pruitt - Art

Birthday: September 30
Coffee: nitro brew w/ sweet cream
Sonic: Cherry DP
Flower: Sunflower
Candy/Snack: Twix/milky way/ Dk. choc
Restaurants: chick-fil-a
Breakfast: Bean and cheese taco
Dessert: chocolate cake
Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby, Michaels
Bath & Body: vanilla/lemon/
Gift cards: Michaels, Target, Hobby Lobby
Wish List: sharpies


Karen Ratliff - Library

Birthday: April 23
Sonic: Coke
Candy/Snack: Mr. Goodbar, Chocolate Almonds
Restaurants: Zaxby's, Texican
Breakfast: cinnamon roll, 
Dessert: white cake
Shop: Amazon
Bath & Body: Peppermint
Gift cards: Amazon


Shelly Vosburg - P.E.

Birthday:  January 22
Coffee: Americano - Low Fat Milk
Sonic: Coke
Flower: Any
Candy/Snack: Popcorn/Dark Chocolate/Nuts-no Peanuts
Restaurants: Proof Deli, Torchy's, Tarka
Breakfast: Breakfast taco - no beans/potatoes
Dessert: Reserve Dark Chocolate Mocha/Dark Mocha Frappuccino
Shop: World Market, Target, Walmart
Bath & Body: eucalyptus/mint
Gift cards: Bath and Body Works




Sharon Adams - SPED Teacher 

Birthday: September 14
Coffee: mocha latte, mocha moon latte (hot or frozen)
Sonic: unsweet tea
Flower: tulips, roses
Candy/Snack: any chocolate or caramel, trail mix with nuts and dried fruit
Restaurants: Panda Express, Subway, Garcias
Shop: Amazon, Target, Walmart
Bath & Body: lavender, vanilla
Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Walmart

Wish List: dry erase markers, cardstock, fat pencils, pencil grips, different types of stress balls


Aly Chavero-FLS Aide

Birthday: June 3
Coffee: iced chai latte
Sonic: cherry vanilla coke
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: cheez-it, twix, snickers, cheddar chex mix
Restaurants: Chick fil a, Texican, Chilis
Shop: Amazon, Target
Bath & Body: lavender, cherry blossom
Gift cards: Amazon, Target


Wendi Cruce - SPED Teacher

Birthday: August 30
Coffee: 1/4 summermoon or breve latte
Sonic: unsweet tea with lime
Flower: all
Candy/Snack: pistachios, almonds
Restaurants: Garcias, Chick-fil-A
Breakfast: blueberry muffin/breakfast taco
Dessert: red velvet cake
Shop: Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Target
Bath & Body: Anything floral
Gift cards: Amazon!!


Shelbi Hentschke - S.B.I.

Birthday: October 9
Coffee: Sweet Tea
Sonic: Sweet Tea - Easy Ice
Flower: Hot Pink Gerbera Daisy
Candy/Snack: Peanut M&M, Popcorn
Restaurants: Garcia's, Chic-fil-a, Proof
Breakfast: Chicken Biscuit, Sausage/Cheese Kolache
Dessert: Cheesecake
Shop: Amazon, Target, Walmart
Bath & Body: White Tea and Cotton
Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Walmart


Cristi Hopkins - Reading Intervention

Birthday: October 5
Coffee: Cinnamon Dolce Latte
Sonic: Sweet Peach Tea
Flower: Roses, Daisies
Candy & Snack: Sweet/Salty Trail Mix, Spicy Snacks
Restaurants: Garcia's
Breakfast: Breakfast tacos,
Dessert: chocolate cake/brownies/cookies
Shop: Amazon, Target 
Bath & Body: Japanese Cherry Blossom
Gift cards: Starbucks, Visa
Wish List; Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer


Kristen Lander - Reading Intervention

Birthday: November 30

Coffee: no coffee

Sonic: Diet Coke

Flower: All

Candy/Snack: Popcorn, M&Ms, Chocolate

Restaurants: Chuy's, Cane's

Breakfast: bacon, egg and cheese taco

Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Shop: Target, Amazon

Bath & Body: cucumber melon or fruity scents (no floral)

Gift Cards: Amazon, Sonic, Teachers pay Teachers


Donna Houchins - SPED Teacher

Birthday: August 29
Coffee: black 
Sonic: unsweet tea
Flower: tulip
Candy/Snack: GF trailmix, GF granola/nuts
Restaurants: Casa Garcia, Via 313
Breakfast: egg/sausage burrito on corn tortilla
Dessert: anything gluten free
Shop: Target, Amazon
Bath & Body: Vanilla
Gift cards: Target

Allergy: Cannot eat wheat


Heather Isbell - Dyslexia

Birthday: March 1
Coffee: Summermoon - 1/4 moon
Sonic: Coke Zero w/ vanilla
Flower: anything pink
Candy/Snack: Chocolate, mixed nuts, Smart pop
Restaurants: Casa Garcia's, Chick-fil-a, Chili's
Breakfast: breakfast tacos
Dessert: Cookies or brownies
Shop: Target, Amazon, Marshalls
Bath & Body: One in a Million
Gift cards: Amazon, Target
Wish List: Teachers Pay Teachers gift card, fun writing pens for kids


Monica Brown-Support Staff

Birthday: February 9

Coffee: Black

Sonic: topo chico

Flower: any

Candy/Snack: nuts,cheese whisps,chocolate,hot tamales

Restaurants: Garcia's,Hays city Store,Texican

Shop: Amazon, Target

Bath & Body: none

Gift cards: Amazon, Target


Ashlynn Brown - FLS 

Birthday: March 10

Coffee: Global summer moon or non fat London fog from starbucks

Sonic: Strawberry Lemonade

Flower: lilies or succulent

Candy/snack: trail mix, peanut butter pretzels, wasabi almonds

Restaurants: Texican, Ilario's, Jason's Chickfila

Breakfast: bean egg and cheese taco

Dessert: fcheesecake, cheese and fruit

Shop: Amazon, Walmart, HEB

Bath & Body: eucalyptus spearmint or lavender vanilla 

Gift cards: Amazon, Walmart, TPT

Wish List: File folders (letter sized), hanging file folders (letter size), click pens, playdoh


Charlene Farmer - FLS Aid

Birthday: March 23

Coffee: Summer Moon

Sonic: Diet Cherry Lemonade

Flower: Lily

Candy/snack: Kit Kat, Original Chex Mix

Restaurants: JParks, Cracker Barrel

Breakfast: Something Sweet

Dessert: Pie, Cake

Shop: Lowe's, White House Black Market

Bath & Body: Lilac

Gift cards: Lowe's, Target


Renee Kelso - FLC Teacher

Birthday: April 21
Coffee: None / Tea instead
Conic: Unsweet Peach Tea or Diet Coke
Flower: Any!
Candy/Snack: Keto-Friendly Snacks, Quest Chips, Keto Candy, nuts
Restaurants: Chick Fil A, Proof, Sonic, Whataburger, Helen's, BBQ
Breakfast: Anything Keto Friendly
Dessert: Keto Friendly
Shop: Target, Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Kendra Scott
Bath & Body: Any!
Gift cards: Target, Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Lavish Leathers
Wish List: Cute Lanyards, things for the classroom, anything Texas Longhorns, books, movies, fun things to do with my 3 boys!


Susan Lawrence - FLS Aide

Birthday: June 19

Coffee: Iced coffee with Splenda 

Sonic: Diet Coke

Flower: all

Candy/Snacks: Wheat thins, cheezits, any kind of chocolate

Restaurants: Chilies, Subway, Sonic

Shop: Target, Walmart, Michaels, Hobby Lobby

Bath & Body: vanilla everything

Gift cards: Target, Walmart, Hobby Lobby


Halie Martinez - FLC Aide

Birthday: August 19

Coffee: vanilla iced or caramel

Sonic: ocean water with strawberries

Flower: Any yellow

Candy/Snacks: hot chips

Restaurants: 54th Street, Garcias, Taco Bell, Tea 2 Go

Shop: Amazon, Ross, Target

Bath & Body: Coconut, anything sweet

Gift cards: any


Jamie Mixon - SPED Aide

Birthday: May 5
Coffee: Starbucks-salted caramel cold brew
Sonic: unsweet iced tea
Flower: any
Candy & Snack: dark chocolate
Restaurants: Pinthouse Pizza, Mud Bugs, Panda Express, Chick-fil-a
Breakfast: fattie from Casa Alde
Dessert: chocolate anything
Shop: Target/Amazon/Trader Joes
Bath & Body: citrus (energy)
Gift cards: HEB, Amazon, Target, Starbucks


Taylor Musick - Speech

Birthday: September 2
Coffee: Anything Starbucks with Dairy-free milk choice
Sonic: Root Beer
Flower: None
Candy/Snack: Sour gummy bears
Restaurants: Kerbey Lane Cafe
Breakfast: bean and potato taco
Dessert: anything dairy-free
Shop: Amazon, Target
Bath & Body: Peach Bellini


Jodi Odom - LSSP

Birthday: February 20
Coffee: SB-Americano- heavy cr- 4 pumps of cinnamon dolce
Sonic: dr pepper
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: dark chocolate/ sour patch kids
Restaurants: chick fil a
Breakfast: breakfast taco
Dessert: any and all
Shop: lavish/ mercantile/ marshalls
Bath & Body: vanilla


Alena Sapp - ARD Facilitator


Jennifer Porfirio - Speech

Birthday: November 28
Coffee: HEB Texas Pecan
Sonic: Diet Cherry limeade
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: M&Ms
Restaurants: any
Shop: Target
Bath & Body: 

Gift cards: Amazon


Cristina Rodriguez-Longoria-FLS Aide



Lianne Whiteside - SBI Aide

Birthday: March 30
Sonic: coke
Flower: Dark colored flowers
Candy/Snack: popcorn and gummy bears
Restaurants: Hat Creek
Breakfast: French toast dippers
Dessert: Rocky Road ice cream
Shop: Amazon, Target, Walmart
Bath & Body: Pinkchampagne
Gift cards: Amazon, target

Allergy: bananas


Katie Wilke-SPED Aide

Birthday: October 27
Coffee: Vanilla Latte
Sonic: Dr Pepper
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: Trail Mix/Chocolate
Restaurants: Maudies, Chick-fil-A
Breakfast: Breakfast Taco-Bacon and Egg
Dessert: Brownies
Shop: Target, Amazon
Bath & Body: Clean Linen, Vanilla
Gift cards: Amazon, Target, Nail Salons




Robin Bergeron - Counselor

Birthday: April 21
Coffee: Skinny Blonde Van. Latte
Sonic: Diet Limeade
Flower: any
Candy/Snack: peanut M&M's, Trail mix
Restaurants: Garcias, Chick-fil-A, Mod Pizza
Breakfast: Coffee
Dessert: Any
Shop: Target, Amazon, Hobby Lobby
Bath & Body: Gingham. Beautiful Day
Gift cards: Any
Wish List: Paper Mate felt tip pens, Sharpies, Cardstock


Monica Joy - Nurse

Birthday: August 25
Coffee: Pike/SF Vanilla and Cream
Sonic: unsweet tea w/lemon 
Flower: Tiger lillies
Candy/Snack: Spicy Nuts
Restaurants: Chipotle, Hays City Store, Torchy's, Mighty Fine
Breakfast: breakfast taco no beans
Dessert: cheesecake, Crumbl Cookie
Shop: Marhsall's
Bath & Body: Any Floral or Fresh Scent
Gift cards: any
Wish List: Sodoku, Nurse or "joy" ornaments


Kathy Faulks - Principal

Birthday: December 13
Coffee: none
Sonic: Dr. Pepper
Flower: Daisy or sunflower
Candy/Snack: any chocolate, pretzels
Restaurants: Garcia's , Illarios
Breakfast: all
Dessert: cheesecake
Shop: Amazon, Target
Bath & Body: Beach


Patty Manco - Assistant Principal 

Birthday: July 24
Coffee: Skinny Vanilla Latte
Sonic: unsweet tea extra ice
Flower: sunflower
Candy/Snack: Snickers, Peanut M&Ms
Restaurants: Olive Garden, Chili's, Chick fil A
Breakfast: Bacon, egg, cheese taco
Dessert: Cheesecake
Shop: Target
Bath & Body: Golden Sunflower or Lavender


Nicole Minniti - PEIMS Clerk

Birthday: January 13
Coffee: 1/4 Summer Moon 
Sonic: Lemon Lime Water
Flower: Tulips
Candy/Snack: Toffee, Dark Chocolate, Peanut butter with chocolate
Restaurants: Mudbugs, Los Olivos, Hays City Store, True Foods
Breakfast: Fattie with Avocado
Dessert: Lemon Cake or cupcake
Shop: Home Goods, Red Door, Target, Amazon
Bath & Body: Floral
Gift cards: Target, Amazon, Home Goods, Red Door


Heather Scott - Principal Secretary

Birthday: June 29
Coffee: Black
Sonic: Dr. Pepper
Flower: Tiger Lily
Candy/Snack: skittles
Restaurants: Garcias
Breakfast: tacos
Dessert: strawberry shortcake
Shop: Altr'd state
Bath & Body: cotton or earthy
Gift cards: Walmart
Wish List: Cool pens and notepads


Stacy Scott - Attendance Clerk

Birthday: July 1
Coffee: Flat White or Summer Moon 1/8 moonmilk
Sonic: Diet Ocean Water
Flower: Roses/ Tulips
Candy/Snack: any gluten free
Restaurants: Torchy's, Mudbugs, Main St Pizza
Breakfast: Tacos
Dessert: Cheesecake
Shop: Target, Local Buda, Zoe Market
Bath & Body: Floral
Gift cards: Target, Summer Moon, Starbucks
Wish List: Healthy snacks


Dianne Turner-Instructional Coach

Birthday: October 14
Coffee: Blue Moon or Coffee Latte
Sonic: Unsweet tea with blackberry
Flower: All
Candy/Snack: Chocolate and Caramel
Restaurants: Chick-Fil-A
Breakfast: tacos
Dessert: Fruit, Brownies and Cake
Shop: Amazon, Target
Bath & Body: Eucalyptus Mint/Anti Stress
Gift cards: Amazon, Target




Maricela Acosta

Birthday: April 8
Sonic: Unsweet Tea
Flower: Roses
Candy/Snack: Sunflower seeds, pistachios, walnuts
Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse, Chilis, Chickfila, Olive Garden
Shop: Marshalls, HEB, Walmart, TJ Max, JCP
Bath & Body: rose, champagne toast, lavendar
Gift cards: any


Corina Arias

Birthday: August 24
Sonic: strawberry limeade

Flower: any
Candy/Snack: all
Restaurants: Chick-Fil-A, Panda Express
Shop:Ross, Dollar Tree
Bath & Body: all
Gift cards: all


Martha Cardona

Birthday: Jan 30
Sonic: strawberry lemon slush

Coffee: caramel machiato
Flower: roses, sunflower, carnations
Candy/Snack: pecans
Restaurants: Chick-Fil-A, Chilis
Shop:Marshalls, JC Pennys, HEB, Walmart
Bath & Body: Golden Sunflower
Gift cards: any


Erica Cantu

Birthday: October 9
Sonic: Strawberry Limeade

Coffee: Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade
Flower: roses, sunflower
Candy/Snack: popcorn, chocolate
Restaurants: Chilis
Shop:Target, Marshalls
Bath & Body: Cherry Blossoms
Gift cards: any


Keith English

Birthday: June 18
Sonic: cherry limeade

Candy/Snack: chocolate & cookies
Restaurants: Dans Hamburgers, Maudies
Gift cards: any


Marcy Delgado

Birthday: November 17
Sonic: strawberry limeade

Coffee: vanilla iced coffee
Flower: Lillies
Candy/Snack: chocolate
Restaurants: Cracker Barrel, Chick-fil-A
Shop:Target, Walmart, Bells, Victoria Secret
Bath & Body: Summer Breeze
Gift cards: any


Norma Dominquez

Birthday: April 19
Sonic: Strawberry Lemonade Slush

Flower: roses/daisies 
Candy/Snack: anything chocolate
Restaurants: Chili's, Chick-fil-a, Casa Garcias
Shop:HEB, Target, Walmart, Dillards
Bath & Body: fruits, cinnamon spice
Gift cards: any :)


Steven Herzfield


Alice Horn

Birthday: October 16
Sonic: Diet Dr Pepper with Lime

Coffee: dark roast
Flower: Lillies
Candy/Snack: snickers, twix, cheetos
Restaurants: Mexican
Shop: Adidas, Nike
Bath & Body: Summer Breeze
Gift cards: any


Valentina Escott

Birthday: November 3
Sonic: Strawberry Slush

Coffee: caramel coffee
Flower: plants
Candy/Snack: pecans, almonds, mix
Restaurants: Chili's, Whataburger, Sonic
Shop: HEB, Target, Walmart, JCP
Bath & Body: all
Gift cards: any


Norma Solorzano


Maria Valdez

Birthday: August 29
Sonic: Diet green tea with blueberries

Coffee: cappaccino
Flower: roses and lillies
Candy/Snack: almonds, pecans, pecan pie, snickers
Restaurants: Logans Roadhouse, Cheddars Scratch Kitchen
Shop: Marshalls, Old Navy, Target, TJ Maxx
Bath & Body: Japanese cherry blossom, french lavender
Gift cards: any



Anthony White

Birthday: Dec 23
Sonic: Blue slush

Coffee: cappaccino
Flower: red roses
Candy/Snack:HEB cookies and popcorn
Restaurants: Golden Coral, Sonic
Shop: HEB, Walmart
Bath & Body: Cologne, deoderant
Gift cards: any