Mrs. Tammy Mitchell

Phone: 208-855-4100 Ext.1122


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Mrs. Tammy Mitchell



Dear Families,

 Welcome to third grade at Pioneer School of the Arts! I am so excited to meet you and your child. We are going to have a wonderful year of getting to know each other, growing and learning together. To get third grade off to a positive start, I would like to share with you a little about myself as well as explain some of my expectations and plans for the year.

 I have been teaching for over 18 years. I have had the wonderful privilege of being at Pioneer for 15 of those years. I feel very blessed to be a part of such a great staff and community of students and parents. I have been married for 36 years. My husband is in a vocal quartet called Liberty that travels all over the world. Our third-grade students will have the opportunity to sing with his quartet during our music program in December. I have three children. My son Jeremiah is 31, and works at Alevita and lives here in the Treasure Valley. My daughter Jenna is 28 and works for Wyakin (a non-profit organization for Veterans) and lives in Boise. My youngest daughter Julianne is 23 and lives in Columbus Ohio with her husband and my first grandchild, Franny. I love teaching; it has been my dream to teach since I was in 3rd grade. I also enjoy taking walks, reading, and drinking Starbuck’s coffee.

 It is my desire to provide a positive and nurturing learning environment in which your child feels confident and grows academically, socially, and develops responsibility. It is important to me that all students feel successful and establish a real love for learning. The expectations I have for your child will help our classroom become a community built around kindness and respect. My expectations are that each student will:

Be a responsible and respectful member of our class

Always strive to do her/his best

Be truthful

Come excited to learn

 In third grade, the students will get the chance to experience a lot of fun projects. They will build a community, perform in a musical program, make an invention, and many other exciting things.

 This will be a fun-filled year in which we will create some wonderful memories. I will be communicating with you via email and weekly newsletters to inform you of what we are doing in the classroom. This will give you the opportunity to be a part of your child’s third grade experience. If you would like to volunteer in the classroom, you are always welcomed with open arms.

  I am looking forward to meeting you on Wednesday, August 7th at “Meet the Teacher” from 4:30 to 5:30p.m. In room S-8. You may bring your supplies that evening. Don’t forget on Thursday, August 8th we will have a full day of school.

  Looking forward to seeing you!


   Mrs. Tammy Mitchell

If you have any questions or concerns email me at You can find lots of valuable information like supply lists, newsletters, and calendars at www.                             

 In effort to save you time and money, students will NOT NEED batteries, hand sanitizer, or 1 inch 3 ring binders. Although, Clorox wipes are very popular in 3rd grade. Please make sure all supplies are labeled with your child's name. General classroom pencils are shared as a community, so yellow is preferred. - Thanks ALL!