Dorothy Thomas teaches Algebra 1 and foundations of Algebra. She is committed to helping students reach higher levels of learning, and she believes that learning is a priority, a need, and a desire.
Thomas received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Mississippi Valley State University. She later received a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in mathematics from the University of Mississippi. She received her education specialist in educational leadership from the University of Mississippi. Thomas is a National Board Certified Teacher of early adolescent mathematics. She is serving on the Standards Review Committee that will make recommendations to the Board on the state’s academic standards. She is a member of the Mississippi Professional Educators, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
The Pontotoc High School cheerleaders recently attended UCA cheerleading camp at the University of Mississippi. The received superior ratings in sideline, extreme routine, and cheer evaluations. They were rewarded with spirit sticks each day for their superior spirit. They also received a trophy for second place overall cheer in game day evaluation and a trophy for superior squad. Kashae Knox received a trophy for overall best mascot and she made the All American team. Kaitlyn Passmore also made the All American Team.
Meredith McCullar was selected for the pin it forward from our squad. She was picked because She showed leadership, spirit, commitment, kindness, and motivation! She received two pins and she picked someone from another team who she thought showed the same qualities, and gave her the other!