2nd grade teacher
I went to undergraduate school at The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma where I received my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education & minored in Spanish. I played basketball as a Lady Drover as well. I was active in the Spanish Club & Student Senate.
I went to graduate school at The University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner! I received my Masters Degree in School Counseling. I went back after earning my Masters Degree & took more graduate hours in order to be able to work on my LPC.
I attended high school at Waurika. I was active in basketball, track, was the Yearbook sports editor, & was class secretary.
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from USAO
Minor in Spanish from USAO
Masters of Education in School Counseling from OU
I’ve attended many counseling workshops & testing seminars from when I was the Building Test Coordinator
I have worked at Marlow Public Schools for 12 years. Seven of those years was as the counselor (both elementary & middle school). I now teach 2nd grade.
THE 2ND GRADE TEAM
HALLOWEEN (WE DON’T NORMALLY LOOK LIKE THIS! HAHA….or do we??!!)
DRESS LIKE A CHRISTMAS TREE
CHRISTMAS SOCKSCHRISTMAS SOCKSUGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERSUGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATERS
DRESS LIKE A CAT DAY
DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY WEEK
RED RIBBON WEEK NERD DAY
RED RIBBON WEEK NERD DAY
HALLOWEEN SUPER HEROES
I began teaching in 2000. I taught 4th grade for one year and I taught 5th grade for 5 years. I have been at Marlow for 12 years, 7 of those as a counselor. This will be my 19th year as an educator!
I have 4 hairy children: Breckyn, Teddy, Jobey, & Maddie (Diamonds passed away March 16th, 2015).
My fiance’ is Bo Hall. He has worked at Goodyear for over 24 years. We live in Duncan.
My Dad is Dale Bates & my Mom is Gayla Keeter. They both live in Waurika.
My sister Ashley is married to Josh. They live in Oklahoma City.
My Grandma is Judy Bates. She also lives in Waurika.
THERE ARE DIFFERENT SECTIONS OF MY PROFILE. THE SECTIONS ARE LISTED DIRECTLY ABOVE. PLEASE GO THROUGH EACH ONE FOR DIFFERENT INFORMATION!!
ME WITH GRANDMA. I WAS BELLE IN A CHRISTMAS PARADE.
AT MEDIEVAL TIMES WITH GRANDMA
THIS IS MY FIANCE, BO.
BIG XII CHAMPIONSHIP
ME & BO AT A MARLOW FOOTBALL GAME
ME & BO AT THE BEDLAM GAME IN NORMAN
BO & ME AT THE DALLAS COWBOYS V.I.P. TOUR
OU BASKETBALL GAME OU BASKETBALL GAME
MY 4 HAIRY CHILDREN
DIAMONDS (STILL MISS HER!!)
JOBEY FLOATING IN OUR POOL
SISTER & ME AT HER BACHELORETTE DINNER
SISTER & ME AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
BO, JOSH, ME, & SISTER AT OU FOOTBALL GAME
ME & SISTER IN LUBBOCK
ME & DAD AT LA FIESTA
COUSIN SELINA FROM KENTUCKY
ME (BELLE), AMBER (ARIEL – BO’S DAUGHTER), MEGAN (QUEEN OF HEARTS – BO’S DAUGHTER), & LACEY (REPUNZEL – BO’S FUTURE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW) ON HALLOWEEN
*Drink - Watermelon Limeade from Sonic, coffee, & Red Bull
*Food - Veggies (I've been a vegetarian for over 22 years), Mexican food, & Italian food
*Sport - OU football & UFC
*Movie - The Mummy, All’s Faire in Love, Harry Potter movies, Safe Haven, Armageddon, Ever After, Emma, Pride & Prejudice (A&E version), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, When A Stranger Calls, Halloween H2O, Joy Ride, Scream, & Snowglobe (I love scary movies & Christmas movies)
*Book – Harry Potter books, Where the Red Fern Grows, Pride & Prejudice
*Holiday - Christmas
*T.V. Shows - Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, The Office, The Walking Dead, Master Chef, True Blood, Kitchen Nightmares, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friday Night Lights, Felicity, Men In Trees, Ghost Adventures, Grimm, Conan O’Brien, The Bachelor / Bachelorette, Expedition Unknown, Deadly Possessions, Fear the Walking Dead, The Talking Dead, HK, Trading Spaces
*Animal - monkey & dog
*Color - pink
*Hobby - reading, riding my pink scooter, running at the gym, traveling, floating in my pool, & shopping
MINE & BO’S SCOOTERS