Welcome to Mustang Trails Elementary! It is our mission to educate, nurture, and inspire students each and every day. Our outstanding faculty, involved parents, and hardworking students make Trails an extraordinary place to learn and grow. Trails professionals are committed to meeting students’ needs and making a positive impact in the lives of your children. We have high academic expectations for all students and provide systems of support to assure success. We invite you to; become an active and involved member of our Trails school community. Some of the volunteer opportunities we have available at Trails include: helping hands, PTA, and Watch D.O.G.S . We are glad you are here and look forward to an another amazing year.
It is with great pride that I serve the Mustang Community as Principal of Mustang Trails
Elementary. My Husband Robert, my two children Jackson and Addison also call Mustang home. My Leadership experience includes two years as an assistant principal at Mustang Creek and Mustang Trails prior to being named the head Principal for 2014-2015. My combined professional experience in education includes over 15 years working with students in a variety of capacities of teaching within grades K-5. My focus and passion is Early childhood and Elementary education practices. I am elated to have the opportunity to use my skills as a teacher and educational leader to partner with you in education to ensure your child’s growth and success.
Alongside the Trails staff, I will work had to continue the tradition of success and high expectations that has been established. My focus is to build strong relationships with students, parents, and staff and community partners as we plan for the future. We will continue our emphasis on strong character education initiatives, innovative le
arning opportunities through STEM and technology, while fostering a safe and nurturing environment for all students. We will use data to make informed decisions about student learning and employ a variety of strategies to increase student achievement while providing exciting and challenging enrichment opportunities for all students.
I anticipate an exciting and successful year as my team and I support the academic, social and emotional growth your child at Trails “ As we are the Wave of the future”
As Principal my door is always open and I welcome your feedback and input. Please feel free to stop in or call to make an appointment to discuss any concerns, suggestions or ideas you may have to make this year the best year yet.
About the Assistant Principal:
Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year here at Mustang Trails. This is my 15th year in education. I began my career as a kindergarten teacher at Mustang Creek Elementary. This is my 3rd year as the Assistant Principal at Mustang Trails. All of my experiences have been positive and have shaped my values and beliefs today. I am fortunate to have my own 3 children in the district that I was raised in. I strive to make the educational experience for all students at Trails like that of my own children.
Like I mentioned above, I was raised in Mustang. I attended Lakehoma Elementary, Mustang North Middle School, and graduated from Mustang High School. My college experience is a Bachelor of Science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a Masters in Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. I am married to my best friend Gentry Barnes. He is a Medical Dosimetrist and works in Oncology. We have 3 beautiful children, Grayson, Traylon, and Braylee. They keep us pretty busy with sports but in our spare time we like to go to the lake and just hang out as a family.
I am so glad to be here at Trails. I strive daily to build positive relationships with students, parents, and community members. It is our goal to Nurture, Inspire, and Educate all students at Mustang Trails. Please feel free to call or email me anytime.