Phone: 210-356-4400


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in History With Social Studies Teacher Certification 7-12 Texas A&M San Antonio

Mr. Donald Payne

I am a proud graduate of Roosevelt HS class of 2011. After high school, I went on to graduate from Texas A&M San Antonio with a degree in History. I love reading and learning about historical events.  This is my fifth year here at Jackson Middle School. I come from a family of educators. My mother is an elementary school principal and my sister is a high school assistant principal. I guess you can say that it runs in the family. In my spare time, I enjoy playing basketball and being with my family. I am a big Spurs and Longhorns fan. I enjoy making history relatable and enjoyable for my students. 



Constitution Convention

2023-2024 Classroom Schedule


    1st Period:  American History (8:25 - 9:16)

    2nd Period: Conference/Planning (9:20-10:06)

    3rd Period:  American History Honors (10:10 - 10:56)

    4th Period: I.S.S. Support (11:00 - 11:46)

    5th Period:  American History (11:50 - 12:36)

    6th Period: American History Honors (1:10 - 1:56) 

    7th Period: American History (2:00 - 2:46)

    8th Period: American History  (2:50 - 3:40)


    Tutoring Times: Tuesday/Wednesday tutoring is offered (7:45 am - 8:15 am)


  • Historical Units that will be covered in this course -

    • Exploration and Colonization 
    • The American Revolution
    • Forming a New Government
    • The Early Republic
    • Industrialization and Reform
    • Westward Expansion 
    • The Age of Jackson
    • The Civil War
    • Reconstruction

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