Yucca Elementary School
District 13
Home to the Yucca Coyotes
Ms. Bankstons's Corner
Our Student Motto

Being the very best I can be rests within me.
I will do the best work I can in each of my
subjects every day.
I will treat others the way I want to be treated,
having respect for myself and for all others.
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Thank you for visiting my site. This year is my fifteenth year teaching at Yucca
Elementary School. My Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education is from
Northern Arizona University. I have my Early Childhood Endorsement, Reading
Specialist Certification (K-12), SEI Endorsement (K-12), and I am working on my
Social Studies Endorsement.

I enjoy back roading, camping, hiking, playing with my dog Guiness and watching
reality shows.
There is no better job than teaching. Each day is different, and children are a
constant source of amazement. They are fun to work with, and watching them learn
and grow is extremely rewarding. Every day is an adventure!

In addition to working with children, it is very rewarding to work with their parents
as well. As partners in your child's education, we can collaborate to help your child

I have experience teaching in both the 5-8th and the K-2 classes. My first five years
teaching were with the sixth through eighth and then the fifth through eighth grade
classes.  After that I went to the K-2 class. With new students entering our
classroom, we help them to become aware of the culture of our school and

Each year I look forward to the new kindergarteners coming into the school.

Yucca Elementary is truly a fantastic place to work. The families, coworkers and
kids are very supportive. I am proud to work at such a wonderful, small, family
oriented school. There is no finer school in Mohave County!
Mohave County Fair
Charlie : 1st Place

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