Mrs. Jones is our new Special Ed/English teacher. She has been a teacher for less than a year. She has always loved reading and analyzing novels. She loves reading “famous people” books, like Seriously I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres and Bossypants by Tina Fey. Before becoming a teacher at Herkimer, Mrs. Jones went to HCCC for two years and went to Utica College for two and a half years. She says her college experience was different because she was a commuter. Mrs. Jones loves being back at Herkimer High School; she went here as a student herself. Mrs. Jones says she loves Herkimer and she “bleeds green.” When asked what her teaching has been like she said it is a learning curve and can be stressful. Mrs. Jones says she likes teaching high school kids because they are funny and she loves to laugh, and “little kids are gross.” On her free time Mrs. Jones likes to stay busy writing for the newspaper, waitressing at Salvatore’s and she recently got into the retail business. She also got married in May of 2016 and she has a four year old stepdaughter named Aubree.