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Paula Metcalf


Paula Metcalf

Library Media Specialist

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About Me

Educational History:

  • Graduated from McNeil High School in 1965. 
  • Graduated from Southern State College in 1969 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Library Science.
  • Graduated from Southern Arkansas University in 1980 with a Master’s in Education.
  • Reading Specialist and Library Media Certification (grades 1-12)

Current Position:

 I will be retiring at the end of June 2019 after 47 years of teaching in 4 school districts. Thanks for letting me teach your children and grandchildren.  And thanks to these schools who gave me a chance to work with many wonderful teachers and administrators.  

  • 2003-Spring 2019:  Magnolia School District – Magnolia High School – Library Media Specialist  (16 years)
  • 1981-2003:  Magnolia School District–Central Elementary School–Library Media Specialist  (22 years)
  • 1979-1981:  Waldo School District–Reading Specialist grades 1-12 (2 years)
  • 1972-1976:  Itinerant teacher for the 8 Titus County Schools in Texas (Mt. Pleasant) grades K-8  (4 years)
  • Spring 1970-1972:  McNeil Elementary School-Southside 1st grade  (2½ years)
  • Fall 1969:  McNeil Elementary School-Northside 1st and 2nd grades   (½ year)

Family Information:

I married Robert Metcalf, Sr. of Mt. Pleasant, TX in 1973.  We were blessed with three wonderful children:  Michelle (MHS 1993) married Jeff Attaway and live in DeQueen, Robby (MHS 1995) married Denelle (4th grade teacher at Central Elementary), and Renee Metcalf (MHS 1998) lives in Oklahoma City, OK.  We are very proud of our grandsons also:  Tyler (MHS 2016) and Todd Metcalf (MHS 2021).

Personal Information:

I enjoy playing the piano, singing, cooking for my family, and cake decorating!