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About Mrs. Porter


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I have been married for 22 years to my husband Casey.  He teaches US History and AP US History here at GHS.  He also is the head HS baseball coach .  He loves everything OSU especially their athletics.    We have a son named Tyler.  He is 24 years old.   He is funny, clever, witty, and nice.  He was one of the valedictorians of GHS, class of 2015.  Tyler is now a 2nd year masters student at Oklahoma State University.  He is an Assistant Residential Community Educator or ARCE for short.     He has a bachelors degree in computer science and is continuing that same field for his masters.      He loves playing Dungeons and Dragons and hanging out with his friends.  He enjoys playing his trumpet and his guitar in his free time.  He is also a runner and has run several marathons.   Now for my other child as I like to call her.  Marti is our dog.  She is 12 years old.  She is amazing.  She is half pit bull and half rottweiler.  Her nickname is BabyQueen.  She is such a baby and well she thinks she is queen of the house.  She has just brightened our lives so much.  She is loving, soft, fun, and has a take charge attitude.   As for myself,  I was born and raised in Guthrie.  I graduated from GHS in 1995.  This is my 14th year teaching.  In that 14 years I have been in two districts , five buildings, and have taught eight  different grade levels.  I love watching T.V. ,seeing Tyler,  watching movies, playing with my dog, playing Candy Crush (currently in the level of the 1800's), and occasionally tagging along to a sporting event with my husband.    


likes and dislikes

*I love candy bars.  -  My favorites are Reese's Peanut butter cups , Twix, , caramel Hershey's Kisses, and 3 Musketeers.  

*I hate white chocolate.  

*My favorite foods are chicken enchiladas and  bourbon chicken from the mall food court - aka mall chicken.  

*I hate when meetings don't start on time.

*I hate when assemblies/banquets, etc don't hold applause until the end.  

*I love shakes from Braums  only - chocolate or vanilla 

*I love scary and suspenseful movies, although my favorites are neither.  My favorite movies are Matilda, Pretty Woman, The Shawshank Redemption, The Magic of Ordinary Days, A Simple Twist of Fate, The Object of my Affection,  Corrina Corrina, Where the Heart Is,The War of the Roses,Made in Heaven, and The Princess Bride.  I could watch these over and over again.  

*I love popcorn - kettle and movie theater butter

* I love diet Dr. Pepper and regular Dr. Pepper.  It's pretty much all I drink.  I very rarely drink water and every so often I'll drink sweet tea.  

*I like pretty cupcakes and cookies.  They are just neat and special.  

*I like baseball stuff - it reminds me of my husband

*I love Russel Stover marshmallow filled chocolate pumpkins, hearts and eggs.  

*My favorite short story is Rain, Rain, Go Away by Issac Asimov

*I hate when people don't get the whole story first before making a decision.  

*I love Google doodles.  


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