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Hi there! My name is Samantha Miller. This is my first year teaching 4th grade at Wildwood! Previously, I worked at Wildwood teaching 2nd grade and Willow Creek Elementary teaching first grade. I was lucky enough to earn A+ teacher in 2016 at Wildwood. I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2013. I am so lucky to have studied at Sam Houston with some of the most experienced professors in the field.  Upon graduation I was certified to teach ESL and GT students. Recently, I reenrolled at Sam Houston in an online reading masters program with a reading specialist certification. I'm almost finished and plan to graduate with my Masters of Education in Reading/Language Arts in May of 2018.

I have always loved children and held jobs that involved that passion. I have been a nanny, a tutor, a dance teacher, and preschool teacher. When I'm not teaching I enjoy traveling, watching sports and movies, listening to music, and spending time with my fiance, family, and friends.

On my endeavor, I have learned so much about schools, students, and myself. I hope to be the best teacher I can possibly be. My mission in life is to make a difference in a child's life, maybe one day it will be your child.

Contact information:
WES 4th Grade Teacher
(281) 357-3040 ext. 5474
samanthamiller@tomballisd.net (preferred communication method)
Edlio Teacher website: http://goo.gl/7A1Sxz
 

Recent Posts

78th Day of School

"Today in Science we learned about weathering and how things can break down rocks. In Math we learned how to do fractions on a number line."-10

75th Day of School

Welcome Back!! 

I hope everyone had a relaxing break because we are hitting the ground running with a very busy week. Below are a few important things happening this week.

Today (1/10/18): Wednesday folders will not be coming home because there's no work to send home and no conduct to report. Your students will have a few flyers. Please help them remember to give them to you =)

Tomorrow (1/11/18): Texas Tea- In Ms. Shank's room the students have been practicing their "script" that they prepared before the break and will be writing it on index card(s) in case they need them. Your child may wear their costume to school or change at school in the morning. They should bring the button they made at home (specifications and directions are on the lime green paper that came home before the break). Parents are able to visit the cafeteria from 9:30-10 am to see the Wax Museum. Come in the front doors and get a TX Tea sticker to wear for admission. After the wax museum students will return to our pod at 10 am for snacks while parents will exit the building.

Spirit Night at Freebirds- Don't worry about cooking-support our school!

Friday (1/12/18): Fall Fundraiser Rewards- If your student qualified for any of the below rewards you will receive a separate email from me and a flyer will come home with them today (Wednesday).

  1. Mad Science Party- Students who sold 5 or more items will attend the party from 10-10:45.
  2. Video Game Party- Students who sold 17 or more items will attend the video game party from 3-3:30.

All of this and learning? I know I will be exhausted on Friday afternoon, as I'm sure your kids will be too. It'll be nice to have a day off already on Monday, 1/15/18! As always thanks for supporting us with your child's education. If you have any questions we're an email or phone call away =)

70th Day of School

"In math we checked our math test and did FASTT Math. In science we watched a Bill Nye Episode over weather/storms." -8

67th Day of School

"We graded our Science Unit 7 test (it was for a daily grade). Then we watched Bill Nye talk about climate and weather." -7

66th Day of School

"For math we practiced strip diagrams with a partner. Then we practiced FASTT Math." -6

65th Day of School

"Today in science we took an open book test. In math we practiced input output tables." -5

58th Day of School

"Today we went out in the pod and we had a science investigation about which soil retains the most water." -3 

57th Day of School

"Today in math we did rotations to practice division and multiplication. We got to work on our Energy Robot too." -1

55th Day of School

"In Science we reviewed with plickers then took a test. In math we practiced long division problems on our desk and played FASTT math." -20

54th Day of School

"For science we played Kahoot to review for our test. We made a long division poster and division rap for math." -19