Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Journalism-Texas State University M.A. Secondary Curriculum & Instruction-Texas State University MDIV- Master of Divinity-Austin Seminary Certifications: English, 6-12 Journalism, 6-12 Supplemental English as a Second Language

Mrs. Laurel J. Dixon

Mrs. Dixon began teaching in 1999 where she taught for nine years at the same high school in Central Texas, teaching English, Journalism and Photography concurrently with advising an award winning yearbook and newspaper.  Mrs. Dixon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Arts in Secondary Education with a concentration in Gifted and Talented education, both from Texas State University. 

Additionally, Mrs. Dixon earned a Master of Divinity degree from Austin Seminary in 2011.  After earning her degree, she became an ordained minister and board certified chaplain where from 2011-2015 she worked as a professional chaplain for both hospitals and hospices.  She enjoys cooking and baking, volunteer work, movies, writing, reading, outdoor festivals, and photography.  She also loves to hang out with her sweet cat, Mabel.


Note:  Greenback Night, also known as Back to School Night, is Tuesday, 9/21/21.  Here is a link to my presentation I will show that night, Mrs. Dixon's Presentation.  If you would like to discuss your son or daughter's performance, or anything at all, please email me at

Class Schedule

  •  M/W/F  ....52 Minute Classes

    Period 1-English IV:  8:50-9:43 a.m.

    Period 2-English II:  9:48-10:44 a.m.

    Period 3:  Conference- 10:49-11:40 a.m.

    Period 4- Lunch:  11:45 a.m. 12:36 p.m.

    Period 5-English II:  12:41-1:32 p.m

    Period 6-Creative Writing:  1:37 -2:28 p.m.

    Period 7-English II:  2:33 - 3:24 p.m.

    Period 8:  English IV:  3:29-4:20 p.m.


    Tuesdays.....45 Minute Classes (Student Early Release @ 3:20 p.m.)

    Period 1-English IV:  8:50-9:35 a.m.

    Period 2-English II:  9:40-10:25 a.m.

    Period 3:  Conference- 10:30-11:15 a.m.

    Period 4- Lunch:  11:19 a.m. 12:04 p.m.

    Period 5-English II:  12:08-12:53 p.m

    Period 6-Creative Writing:  12:57 -1:42 p.m.

    Period 7-English II: 1:46 - 2:31 p.m.

    Period 8:  English IV:  2:35-3:20 p.m.


    Thursdays.....45 Minute Classes, ex 8th P. @ 50 minutes  (Includes Flex Period in School Day)

    Period 1-English IV:  8:50-9:35 a.m.

    Period 2-English II:  9:40-10:25 a.m.

    Flex:  10:30-11:15 a.m.

    Period 3:  Conference- 11:20 a.m. -12:05 p.m.

    Period 4- Lunch:  12:10 p.m. 12:55 p.m.

    Period 5-English II:  1:00-1:45 p.m

    Period 6-Creative Writing:  1:50 -2:35 p.m.

    Period 7-English II: 2:40 - 3:25 p.m.

    Period 8:  English IV:  3:30-4:20 p.m.


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