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Trails Families:

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 member of our Trails school community. Some of the 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 of success for your child! 

About the Principal: Mrs. Suffield

It is with great pride that I serve the Mustang Community as Principal of Mustang Trails. Alisha SuffieldMy Husband Robert, my two children Jackson 14, and Addison 10, also call Mustang home. My Leadership experience includes two years as an assistant principal at Mustang Creek and Mustang Trails prior to being named head Principal in 2014-2015. This year begins my 19th year in education! My combined professional experience in education includes many 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 experiences as a classroom teacher and leader to partner with you in education to ensure your child’s growth and success this year.

Alongside the Trails staff, We will work hard to continue the tradition of success and high expectations that has been long been established and expected by Trails families. One of my personal goals is to build strong relationships with students, parents, staff, and our strong community partners as we plan for the future. At Trails and in Mustang we have strong emphasis on character development with monthly education initiatives, innovative learning opportunities through STEM and technology, while fostering a safe and nurturing environment for all students. We are committed to using current 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 to grow.

I anticipate another exciting and successful year as my team and I support the academic, social and emotional growth your child at Trails.

As Principal my door is always open and I welcome your feedback and input. Please feel free to stop in to make an appointment, to call, or email me to discuss any concerns, suggestions, compliments for our staff or ideas you may have to make this year the best year yet for your child.

Your Partner in Education,

Alisha Suffield


Office# 324-0016


About the Assistant Principal:Lauren Barnes

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.



Lauren Barnes


Office: 324-0016



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