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Teresa Jett

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Hannibal High School in Hannibal, Mo in 1990. I was an active member of the concert choir, the show choir, and drama. I also played varsity softball and was a member of the lettermen’s club. 

I received my bachelor of arts in vocal music from Truman State University (then NMSU)  in Kirksville, MO in 1995. While I was a student there I was a member of the select concert choir, the NEMO Singers, the chamber choir, and opera workshop. I represented Truman in the all-collegiate choir. My senior year I was a section leader in NEMO Singers and we went on a tour of eastern Europe. We spent five days in Bratislava, Slovakia and five days in Prague, Czech Republic and performed five concerts in tebh days. 

I completed my teaching certification at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo. While attending  UCM that year I participated in the concert choir and the madrigal ensemble. I was also lucky enough to represent UCM in the all-collegiate choir that year. 

After teaching vocal music for many years I went back to work on a masters degree in counseling. I graduated from Missouri Baptist University in May of 2012 with a Master of Arts in Counseling. 

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music 1995
  • Master of Arts in Counseling 2012
  • Teaching Certifications
    • K-12 Vocal Music
    • Counseling K-8
    • Language Arts 5-9
    • English 9-12

Professional Development:

​I have attended multiple workshops and trainings throughout my career. A few of the many that I have attended include:

  • Missouri Music Educators Association  (MMEA) annual conference (multiple years)
  • Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA) annual conference 2016
  • School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) tier 3 advanced trainings 2016-2017 

Current Position:

This will be my first year teaching choir in the Sikeston school district. I will be directing the junior high and high school choirs. I am excited to have the opportunity to serve the students of this community, and I look for ward to a great year! 

Previous Position:

I started my teaching career in Poplar Bluff, MO teaching elementary music. I spent three years there, and then I moved to the Kelly School Distract in Benton where I also taught elementary music for two years. I took the opportunity to move back to my hometown area and taught elementary music in the Ralls County R-II School District  for two years. I was a traveling teacher there and taught at both Center Elementary and New London Elementary . Then I secured a position with the Louisiana R-II School district teaching K-12 vocal music. I taught a part of each day at Louisiana Elementary, Louisiana Middle School, and Louisiana High School. I was also the drama club director for LHS and directed six musicals during my time in that district. 

In May of 2014, I decided to put my degree in counseling to use and accepted a position at Warren E. Hearnes Elementary in Charleston, MO. My daughter and I moved to Sikeston in July of 201. We have really enjoyed this community and are happy to be a part of the Sikeston school district. 

Family Information:

I live here in Sikeston with my beautiful daughter, Taylor. She is nine years old and will be a fourth grade studentat Lee Hunter this fall. She too enjoys music and theatre. We both weres in the cast of “Big Fish” The Musical” presented by Sikestyon Little Theatre this summer. She is excieted about auditioning for more productions. She is also a dancer at Melissa’s School of Performing Arts.

Personal Information:

I have a lot of different activities that I like to do when I am not teaching. Finding time to do them can be a challenge though. My favorite thing to do is spend time with my daughter. Together we enjoy watching movies, shopping, playing games and doing community theater

I also enjoy reading and scrapbooking, so I spend a lot of time during the summer months catching up on all the reading and scrapping that I don’t get a chance to do during the school year. 

Teresa Jett

Upcoming Events

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The SHS fALL CHORAL CONCERT will be presented on Thursday, October 25th at 6:00 PM in the Field House. Students need to meet in the choir room by 5:30 for attendance to be taken and to warm-up their voices for the performance. 

All-District Choir Rehearsals

Monday, October 22 and Monday, October 29

We will be gathering at Dester high school for the first rehearsal on the evening of the 22nd. We will then rehearse wit all the other members of the 9/10 and 11/12 district choirs. We will be meeting aht SHS around 5:00 and traveling by bus to Dester hgih school. We will be returnign around 9:00 PM. 

We will again be traveling to another area high school on the 29th to rehearse will the full district choirs. Leavce time and return time should be nearly the same;. 

Saturday, November 10

We will be leaving SHS around 7:00 AM and traveling to Cape Central High School where we will rehearse all day with the other members of the all-district choirs, and their respective clinicians. During the lunch break, our members of the junior/senior choir will be auditioning for the all-state choir. For this reason, students may wish to bring lunch with them, or money to buy some at the available concessions stand. We will not be able to leave the campus to getlunch. The concert will be performd that evening in the performing arts center at Cape Central. It is also important to note that the members selected for the Missoui All=State Choir will be announced at this time. We will likely stop to get some dinner in Cape Girardeau before returning to Sikesotn after the concert. 

All-District Choir

I am very pleased to announce that we had eight SHS students selected for the Southeast Missouri all-district choirs! Way to go Bulldogs! Jeremiah Fuller and Tomero McClenton were both selected for the freshmen/sophomore choir. 

Ella Crader, Taylor Graham, Nate Mijares, Heaven Moore, Lilly Powell, and Craig Ware were all selected for the junior/ senior choir. Those students selected for the junior/senior choir are eligible to audition for the Missouri All-State Choir duirng our all-day rehearsal on Saturday, Novemberl 10th. Those selected for the all-state choir will be announced during the performance presented  by all the district choirs that evening. We also have one young man who will be representing us in the junior high al-district choir. Congratulations to Luke Tanner for earning that honor. 

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