Hello River Road!
I'm Alison Kirkpatrick -
your new librarian!
Hello! I'm so excited to be the new River Road High School librarian! I have been in the classroom teaching 8th grade English language arts for the last 11 years. But I graduated with my masters in library science this past December so that I could become a librarian. And here I am! Looking forward to a great year at RRHS!
My Favorite Song (right now) is...
More about me...
Relationship Status: Married for 33 years!
Family: 3 sons - one in Pittsburgh, 2 in Amarillo
Previous Career Positions: physical therapist for 16 years; stay-at-home mom for 9 years; middle school teacher for 11 years - most recently at Austin Middle School, Amarillo
Colleges Attended: Sam Houston State University - masters in library science, 2014; West Texas A & M for post-baccalaureate teaching certification, 2004; University of Texas Southwest Medical Center at Dallas - bachelor of science in physical therapy - 1980.
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, traveling, working on the computer!!
Favorite Foods: Enchiladas, ice cream, chocolate!
Favorite Color: Why purple of course!
Favorite Movie: Schindler's List
Favorite Band/Artist: Maroon 5, Michael Buble, Josh Groban
Favorite Sports Team: Texas Rangers
Favorite Animal: Dogs