Mr. Beinborn

Jacob Beinborn

Music

Introduction: Mr. Beinborn is the MPE Music Teacher. He loves traveling with his wife, coffee, photography, board games, and teaching his Norwegian Forest Cat new tricks!
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Birthday: March 9th
Hobbies: Photography, Board Games, Coffee, Hiking
Class Color or Theme: Blue/Green
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: ISU
Favorite Places to Shop: Amazon, Target, Bookstores
Favorite Places to Eat: Chipotle, Yo-Yos
Favorite Snack: Gardettos
Favorite Soda or Drink: Coke Zero
Starbucks Order: Iced Vanilla Latte
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Book Author: Eric Carle
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Plants
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Notepads, Mugs
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Read with them and support their creativity.
Other things to share: Thank you for all of your support!


Mrs. Cox

Kortny Cox

Whole Body Health & Wellness

Introduction: I’m thrilled to start my 18th year of teaching in the Mahomet-Seymour School District. MPE is an amazing place and I hope you love it just as much as I do! My husband and I live in Mahomet with our two kids, Olivia (8th grade) and Zeri (5th grade). I can’t wait to see your smiling faces at MPE this year!:)
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Birthday: September 29th
Hobbies: Reading, exploring National Parks, hiking, and yoga
Class Color or Theme: Bright colors
Favorite Color: Hot pink and teal
Favorite College or Sports Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Amazon, Dry Goods, and Yellow & Co.
Favorite Places to Eat: Black Dog, Sunsinger, Whisk, Lucky Moon, and Filippo’s
Favorite Snack: Salted caramel chocolates and almond butter pretzels
Favorite Soda or Drink: Black Tea Lemonade or En Route Palmer
Starbucks Order: Black Tea Lemonade
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: No peanut butter, please!
Favorite Children’s Book Author: Tom Percival
For my classroom, I’m looking for: three more Twister games
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Candles
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: reach out to share a funny story about their child, a connection that their child has made from class, or invite me to one of their child’s outside school events.


Mrs. Lubich

Abby Lubich

Action Base Learning

Introduction: This is my 12th year teaching & I have a masters degree in Physical Education. I’m excited to use my knowledge in this position. I was married in June and working to change my name from Schoolman (maiden name) to Lubich (Married name).
Do you have an Amazon Wish List link? No
Birthday: March 22nd
Hobbies: Water sports, boating, travel, dancing, audio books
Class Color or Theme: Rainbow colors
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: Cubs, U of I
Favorite Places to Shop: Amazon
Favorite Snack: Reeses
Starbucks Order: Salted Carmel cream cold brew
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Honestly, I’m not sure yet since I’m new to the building.
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Cute crafts that take you lots of time and energy but serve not practical purpose.
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Remember encore teachers during P/T conferences. Stop to ask about students progress in these areas. Remember these teachers by sending a card or thank you’d to teachers. It means so much to me when students stop my and talk to me outside of school or their class time.


Ms. Maxey

Tracey Maxey

Library

Introduction: As a librarian, I love to read! But I love to teach because I was a classroom teacher for 30 years! At MPE, I get to do BOTH and I LOVE it!
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Birthday: May 12th
Hobbies: Reading, baking, crafts, travel
Class Color or Theme: Bright and cheerful
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: NASCAR
Favorite Places to Shop: Home Goods
Favorite Places to Eat: Everywhere!
Favorite Snack: Chocolate
Favorite Soda or Drink: Diet Sprite
Starbucks Order: Peppermint Mocha
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Book Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Saucer chairs for students
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Kleenex
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Write me a quick note letting me know how much their student enjoys library.
Other things to share: I have two English Cream Golden Retrievers.


Mr. McCune

Jim McCune

Physical Education

Introduction: I am an avid fisherman with a wife and 5 children. I am also a retired veteran of the United States Navy.
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Birthday: August 29th
Hobbies: Bass Fishing
Class Color or Theme: Do your best and have fun!
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite College or Sports Team: U of I (Illinois)
Favorite Places to Shop:
Tackle Warehouse
Favorite Places to Eat:
Monical’s and Longhorn
Favorite Snack:
Peanut M & M’s
Favorite Soda or Drink:
Sweet Tea
Starbucks Order:
Hot Chocolate
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions:
None
For my classroom, I’m looking for: 3 Volleyball poles with a weighted base
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Visit or get let me know if your child has anything that would interfere with participation in P.E. (Dr. Note or injury). Also, let me know if your kids are talking about what we do and learn in P.E. (They should be talking to you or getting to do some of those things with you).
Other things to share: I’m excited to be at such a wonderful facility and school. I can’t wait to meet the students and their parents.


Mrs. Truax

Jeramie Truax

Art

Introduction: I am excited to start my 19th year in the district. I love getting to know everyone at MPE and making every child feel like an artist!!
Do you have an Amazon Wish List link? No
Birthday: July 18th
Hobbies: Gardening, listening to music, painting, watching my kids in sports
Class Color or Theme: Rainbow birthday party 
Favorite Color: Hot pink and orange
Favorite College or Sports Team: U of I (Illinois)
Favorite Places to Shop:
Tackle Warehouse
Favorite Places to Eat:
Monicals and Longhorn
Favorite Snack:
Peanut M & M’s
Favorite Soda or Drink:
Sweet Tea
Starbucks Order:
Hot Chocolate
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions:
None
I am looking for Favorite Children’s Book Author: Peter Reynolds