Union Daily Times

Newton named Teacher of the Year

JONESVILLE — With her selection as the school’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year a Jonesville Elementary/Middle School teacher has now been named Teacher of the Year in two school districts.

A press release issued by Jonesville Elementary/Middle School on Thursday states that the school “is very proud to announce that Mrs. Amanda Newton has been chosen as Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.”

The press release states that “Mrs. Newton attended USC Upstate, and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.”

Following graduation, the press release states that Newton “spent the first eleven years of her teaching career at Eastside Elementary in Laurens County School District 56. While there, she was named teacher of the year for the 2011-2012 school year.”

The press release states that “fortunately for Union County Schools, she came to Jonesville Elementary/Middle in 2016. She has taught both second and third grades.”

It concludes by offering “congratulations to Mrs. Amanda Newton! We hope that she calls Jonesville Elementary/ Middle home for years to come. She is a blessing to our faculty and students.“

Photo courtesy of Jonesville/Elementary Middle School Amanda Newton has been named Jonesville Elementary/Middle School’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Newton teaches both second and third grades at the school. She has been at JEMS since 2016 and prior to that taught for 11 years at Eastside Elementary School in Laurens County School District 56 where she was named Teacher of the Year for 2011-2012.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_Amanda-Newton-1.jpgPhoto courtesy of Jonesville/Elementary Middle School Amanda Newton has been named Jonesville Elementary/Middle School’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Newton teaches both second and third grades at the school. She has been at JEMS since 2016 and prior to that taught for 11 years at Eastside Elementary School in Laurens County School District 56 where she was named Teacher of the Year for 2011-2012.
Photo courtesy of Jonesville/Elementary Middle School Jonesville Elementary/Middle School Principal Kathy Taylor (left) and Assistant Principal Jennifer Deaton (right) present Amanda Newton with a plaque and a bouquet of flowers in honor of her being named the school’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Newton, who has been at JEMS since 2016, teaches second and third grades. She previously taught at Eastside Elementary School in Laurens County School District 56 where she was named Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year.
https://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_Newton-presentation-1.jpgPhoto courtesy of Jonesville/Elementary Middle School Jonesville Elementary/Middle School Principal Kathy Taylor (left) and Assistant Principal Jennifer Deaton (right) present Amanda Newton with a plaque and a bouquet of flowers in honor of her being named the school’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. Newton, who has been at JEMS since 2016, teaches second and third grades. She previously taught at Eastside Elementary School in Laurens County School District 56 where she was named Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year.

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