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Office Staff 2023/2024

 

Kassie Halpin – Principal

Email Address: khalpin@mckinneyisd.net
Where you serve...: Office
Birthday (Format: MM/DD): 05/11
Shirt Size: XXL
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): Kassie OR KHB
Favorite College or Sports Team: Baylor, Tech
Favorite Color: pink
Favorite Salty Snack: trail mix
Favorite Fruit: strawberries
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar: snickers
Favorite Gum Flavor: spearmint
Favorite Soft Drink: Diet Coke
Favorite Sonic Drink: Diet Coke with Vanilla
Favorite Starbucks Drink: Skinny Vanilla Latte (hot)
Favorite Cookie : chocolate chip
Favorite Cake: Texas Sheet Cake
Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake with strawberry
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Any Mexican food
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: Bob's
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor: Braums - chocolate chip cookie dough
Favorite Coffee Shop: starbucks
Favorite Bookstore: Amazon
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from): Amazon
Favorite Flower: Roses
Favorite Scent: florals
Favorite Nail Salon: no preferenace
Favorite Hobby: crafts
Favorite $5 Gift Card: Starbucks
Favorite $20 Gift Card: Amazon
Favorite $100 Gift Card: Amazon
Do you have any dietary restrictions?: none
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes: items for the treasure box, fun pens; manilla folders

What can your classroom parents do to help you the most?: various things - let me know if you want to help and I can contact you when I need help with various things throughout the year

 

Dr. Anita Tilson - Assistant Principal

Email Address - atillson@mckinneyisd.net

Where you serve... - Office
Birthday (Format: MM/DD) - 03/31
Shirt Size - L
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items) - AT
Favorite College or Sports Team - Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Color - Green
Favorite Salty Snack - Trail Mix
Favorite Fruit - Watermelon
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar - Skittles, Payday
Favorite Gum Flavor - Mint
Favorite Soft Drink - Coke Zero
Favorite Sonic Drink - Coke Zero
Favorite Starbucks Drink - Cold Brew Sweet Cream
Favorite Cookie  - Chocolate Chip
Favorite Cake - Lemon
Favorite Dessert - Ice Cream
Favorite Take Out Restaurant - Uncle Juleos, Chick fil A
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant - Gloria's, On the Boarder, Chilis
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor - Baskin Robbins, Butter Pecan
Favorite Coffee Shop - Starbucks
Favorite Bookstore - Barns and Noble, Amazon
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from) - Amazon
Favorite Flower - Lily
Favorite Scent - Clean Linen
Favorite Nail Salon - Diamond Nails 
Favorite Hobby - Reading
Favorite $5 Gift Card - Sonic, Starbucks
Favorite $20 Gift Card - Target, Hobby Lobby
Favorite $100 Gift Card - Amazon, Target
Do you have any dietary restrictions? - no
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes - post it notes, flair pens, 
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? - N/A

Jen Busby - School Secretary

Email Address - jbusby@mckinneyisd.net
Where you serve... - Office
Birthday (Format: MM/DD) - 06/26/85
Shirt Size - S
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items) - J
Favorite College or Sports Team - Duke
Favorite Color - Black
Favorite Salty Snack - any chip
Favorite Fruit - pineapple
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar - any sour
Favorite Gum Flavor - mint
Favorite Soft Drink - Diet Dr pepper
Favorite Sonic Drink - Diet dr pepper with lime
Favorite Starbucks Drink - iced blonde vanilla latte w/ almond milk
Favorite Cookie  - sugar
Favorite Cake - Chocolate 
Favorite Dessert - Cookies 
Favorite Take Out Restaurant - Chick fil a 
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant - La Hacienda
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor - Andys, any fruity flavor 
Favorite Coffee Shop - Dutch brothers and starbucks 
Favorite Bookstore - Barnes
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from) - Target
Favorite Flower - sunflowers
Favorite Scent - vanilla 
Favorite Nail Salon - any 
Favorite Hobby - reading 
Favorite $5 Gift Card - starbucks 
Favorite $20 Gift Card - target
Favorite $100 Gift Card - amazon 
Do you have any dietary restrictions? - nope 
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes - sticky notes, pens , highlighters 
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? - no classroom ;)
 

 

Susan Jakobsen – Registrar

Email Address: sjakobsen@mckinneyisd.net
Where you serve...: Office
Birthday (Format: MM/DD): 12/02/1971
Shirt Size: M
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): SJK
Favorite College or Sports Team: Texas Tech or University of Texas
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Salty Snack: Sun Chips
Favorite Fruit: Dried figs
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar: dark chocolate
Favorite Gum Flavor: anything minty
Favorite Soft Drink: Diet Coke
Favorite Sonic Drink: Blackberry unsweet tea (Sonic)
Favorite Starbucks Drink: hot tea
Favorite Cookie : Chocolate chip
Favorite Cake: Tiramisu
Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Torchy's
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: Anything Indian
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor: Any coffee flavored ice cream
Favorite Coffee Shop: Starbucks
Favorite Bookstore: Half Price Books
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from): n/a
Favorite Flower: Geranium
Favorite Scent: anything citrus-y
Favorite Nail Salon: any
Favorite Hobby: biking
Favorite $5 Gift Card: Chick Fil A
Favorite $20 Gift Card: Amazon
Favorite $100 Gift Card: n/a
Do you have any dietary restrictions?: No

 

Celecia Pleass

Your first and last name: Celecia Pleass
Your Grade Level: Office
Email Address: cpleass@mckinneyisd.net
Birthday (MM/DD): 2/9
Shirt Size: M/L
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): C
Favorite Sports Team(s): Liverpol FC
Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Salty Snack: Popcorners sweet & salty
Favorite Sweet Snack: Bucees pecan log
Favorite Soft Drink: Mountain dew
Favorite Coffee Drink: Caramel latte
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Chic-fil-a
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: 54 Street
Favorite Teacher Supply Store: n/a
Favorite Flower: Carnation
Favorite Hobby:
Favorite Gift Card: Amazon
Do you have any dietary restrictions?
Top 3 Classroom Supply wishes: n/a
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? n/a

 
 

Christie Thompson- Counselor

Email Address: cthompson@mckinneyisd.net
Where you serve...: Office - Counselor
Birthday (Format: MM/DD): 01/19
Shirt Size: S
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): CTN
Favorite College or Sports Team: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Favorite Color: pink
Favorite Salty Snack: baked lays
Favorite Fruit: strawberries
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar: Mounds
Favorite Gum Flavor: mint
Favorite Soft Drink: Coke
Favorite Sonic Drink: ocean water
Favorite Starbucks Drink: caramel machiatto
Favorite Cookie : anything from Crumbl
Favorite Cake: strawberry cake from Market Street
Favorite Dessert: Crumbl
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Hawaiian Bros
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: Razzoo's
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor: Marble Slab
Favorite Coffee Shop: Starbucks
Favorite Bookstore: Amazon
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from): Amazon
Favorite Flower: tulip
Favorite Scent: peppermint
Favorite Nail Salon: Palace Nails
Favorite Hobby: reading
Favorite $5 Gift Card: Chick fil A
Favorite $20 Gift Card: Amazon
Favorite $100 Gift Card: Amazon
Do you have any dietary restrictions?: no
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes: kinetic sand, SEL books, fidget tools

What can your classroom parents do to help you the most?: join me during K-2 guidance lessons and help with a station

 

Emily Miranda - School Nurse

Email Address: emiranda@mckinneyisd.net
Where you serve...: Office -  Nurse
Birthday (Format: MM/DD): 08/21
Shirt Size: M
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): EME
Favorite College or Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys/Mavs/Stars
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Salty Snack: Pretzels
Favorite Fruit: Watermelon
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar: Sour Punch Straws or bites
Favorite Gum Flavor: the pink one.. bubblemint
Favorite Soft Drink: Coke
Favorite Sonic Drink: Coke
Favorite Starbucks Drink: I'm a Dutch Bros girl, but Vanilla Sweet Cream cold brew is good!
Favorite Cookie : Sugar or White Choc Macadamia
Favorite Cake: Funfetti
Favorite Dessert: Molten chocolate cake
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Whataburger
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: Mi Cocina
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor: Braum's - choc/vanilla yogurt twist
Favorite Coffee Shop: Dutch Bros
Favorite Bookstore: Amazon
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from): Hobby Lobby
Favorite Flower: Hydrangeas and poppies
Favorite Scent: Rose
Favorite Nail Salon: Who Did Your Nails
Favorite Hobby: crafting/reading/decorating
Favorite $5 Gift Card: Target
Favorite $20 Gift Card: Target or Amazon
Favorite $100 Gift Card: Target or Amazon
Do you have any dietary restrictions?: no
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes: the pop up post it notes; fun pens; pink things! :)
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most?: Make ice packs! 
May we share this information with parents?: Yes

 

Officer Rob Petti

Email Address: rpetti@mckinneyisd.net
Preferred Name with First & Last Name: Rob Petti
Where you serve…: Office
Birthday (Format: MM/DD): 02/24
Shirt Size: XXL
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): RP
Favorite College or Sports Team: New York Rangers
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Salty Snack: Baked Lays Potato Chips
Favorite Fruit: Bananas
Favorite Candy or Candy Bar: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Gum Flavor: Spearmint
Favorite Soft Drink: Coke
Favorite Sonic Drink: Half Sweet Tea / Half Lemonade
Favorite Starbucks Drink: Caramel Machiatto
Favorite Cookie: Peanut Butter (Gluten Free)
Favorite Cake: Cheesecake (Gluten Free)
Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream (Vanilla)
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Hawaiian Bros.
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: Perry's Steakhouse
Favorite Ice Cream Shop & Flavor: Braum's (Vanilla)
Favorite Coffee Shop: Dunkin Donuts
Favorite Bookstore: Barnes & Noble
Favorite Teacher Supply Store (or where you buy most of your supplies from): N/A
Favorite Flower: Peonies
Favorite Scent: Vanilla
Favorite Nail Salon: N/A
Favorite Hobby: Hockey
Favorite $5 Gift Card: HTeaO
Favorite $20 Gift Card: Hat Creek
Favorite $100 Gift Card: Perry's Steakhouse
Do you have any dietary restrictions? Gluten Free
Top 3 Classroom Supply Wishes: N/A
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? N/A

 

Lana Perkins - Learning Resource

Your first and last name: Lana Perkins
Your Grade Level: Office
Email Address: lperkins@mckinneyisd.net
Birthday (MM/DD): 7/30
Shirt Size: large
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): LMP
Favorite Sports Team(s): NA
Favorite Color: mint
Favorite Salty Snack: sweet and salty popcorn
Favorite Sweet Snack: chocolate covered pretzels
Favorite Soft Drink: diet coke
Favorite Coffee Drink: white mocha, half sweet
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: chick fil a
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant: cheesecake factory
Favorite Teacher Supply Store: Hobby Lobby
Favorite Flower: carnations
Favorite Hobby: reading!
Favorite Gift Card: amazon, target
Do you have any dietary restrictions? no
Top 3 Classroom Supply wishes: NA
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? NA

 

Johanna Brubaker - Learning Resource

Your first and last name: Johanna Brubaker
Your Grade Level: Office
Email Address: jbrubaker@mckinneyisd.net
Birthday (MM/DD): 7/3
Shirt Size: Medium
Monogram (or name preference for monogrammed items): JBG
Favorite Sports Team(s): LSU Tigers
Favorite Color: purple
Favorite Salty Snack: chips and queso
Favorite Sweet Snack: Ghiradelli Chocolate & Caramel
Favorite Soft Drink: Dr. Pepper
Favorite Coffee Drink: Peppermint Mocha
Favorite Take Out Restaurant: Dillas, Panera, Chic-fil-a
Favorite Sit Down Restaurant:
Favorite Teacher Supply Store: Amazon
Favorite Flower: Lily
Favorite Hobby: Reading, Gardening, Yoga
Favorite Gift Card: Starbucks
Do you have any dietary restrictions? nope
Top 3 Classroom Supply wishes: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/A8XIKUHFYMFL?ref_=wl_share 
What can your classroom parents do to help you the most? volunteer to help with kindergarten check out and Book Fairs