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About Belinda Thacker

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 Getting to Know Mrs. Thacker 

 I am starting something new this year! After teaching 31 years in the classroom I have now retired and I will be the 3rd Grade Reading Coach here at Southwest. I am really excited about this new adventure and will love teaching reading to students. First, let me tell you about myself. I graduated from Weatherford High School and then I attended SWOSU where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters degree in Reading Specialist. I have wanted to be a teacher from the age of 10. I love teaching with a passion! I guess you can say that teaching 

has been my life long dream. My favorite thing about teaching is watching a child's face light up when they are learning something new.


 Now, a little about my family. My parents are Ferrell and Sue Roles. I have one brother, Clint Roles. He is a fireman and a paramedic in Weatherford. I have a niece and a nephew, Lauren and Logan Roles. I also have a gray furry dog named, Buster. Buster is 12 years old and greets me everyday with a wagging tail after school.  


 My goal is to help improve the reading skills of third grade students who are struggling. I will work with these students in small groups to teach and improve their reading skills. My hope is to instill the enjoyment of reading for a lifetime. 


  “Train a child in the way he should go, and  when he is old, he will not turn from it.”   

 Proverbs 22:6 






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