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

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