About Mrs. Trammell
Phone: (210) 356-5047
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in Music Education, Texas State University Music Certification K-12
Mrs. Sara Trammell
Sara Trammell graduated with a Bachelors of Music Education, magna cum laude, from Texas State University in 2011. While at Texas State, Trammell recieved numerous scholarships and was named as a member of the school of music "Council of Scholars."
Mrs. Trammell began her teaching career in Austin ISD as the music specialist for Palm Elementary School. She was honored to be named a "Teacher of Promise" of AISD in 2013. While serving in AISD, Trammell was foruntate to recieve funding for her particiption in the Kodaly Certification process. In order to pursue her love of secondary choral music, Mrs. Trammell transitioned to her new position as director of choirs at New Braunfels Middle School in 2014.
Under her leadership, the New Braunfels MS choirs recieved consistent superior ratings at UIL concert and sightreading contest, as well as local festivals. She was honored to take the first Tenor-Bass choir in the school's known history to UIL in 2016, where they recieved a "sweepstakes" trophy. The program under her direction earned consistent "sweepstakes" awards at UIL, had an increasing number of students selected to the TMEA Region 12 Honor Choir each year, numerous "superior" rated solos in contest, and a growing presence of performance and service to the community. Mrs. Trammell was honored to be named the "Teacher of the Year" for New Braunfels MS in 2018. She then continued in the process and was named the "Secondary Teacher of the District" for NBISD.
In 2018, Mrs. Trammell joined Lopez Middle School as their new choir director. During Trammell's time at Lopez all ensembles have earned"sweepstakes" at UIL concert and sightreading contest, superior and outstanding awards at festivals, a record breaking number of members of the All-Region honor choir, numerous division 1 solos at contest, and several members of the TCDA All-State MS/JH Honor Choir each year.
Mrs. Trammell looks forward to serving the community through teaching choral music and sharing a love of singing and music literacy as she begins her third year at Lopez. She is an affiliate with the Texas Choral Director's Association, Texas Music Educator's Association, and the Texas Music Adjudicator's Association.
Mrs. Trammell is married to Richard Trammell, a voice teacher at Reagan High School. They are the proud parents of two beautiful dogs, a havanese named Tucker and a golden retriever mix named Ella.
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FLEX TIME is asynchronous and built into the schedule to allow students to work on assignments; participate in Athletics/Fine Arts/Competition Programs and/or Internship/Externship/Other Extracurricular; receive Tutoring/Coaching; or partake in Course Recovery when necessary. Flex time also allows teachers to hold conferences and engage in PLC Time.
NOT ALL STUDENTS WILL HAVE THEIR GRADE LEVEL LUNCH - THEY WILL NEED TO REFER TO THEIR SCHEDULE.
As we continue distance learning, all content and links will be uploaded to your student's Google Classroom. If you have any issues accessing google classroom, please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I can email you the content. We are in this together!
Side note: It is best for students to access Google Classroom THROUGH THE LAUNCHPAD. Sometimes when students try to access google classroom from a web browser or the App, their default email address is not their NEISD email address. Our google classroom only works for their NEISD email addresses. If you need assistance with this, please let me know!
IMPORTANT Communication Sign-Up
*** PLEASE NOTE***
ALL remind codes have been reset to avoid confusion. Even if you are a returning student/parent, you must re-enroll into our remind groups. Thank you!
Beginning Choir (2nd and 7th period): Text @4cck6g to 81010
Intermediate Treble Choir (1st and 3rd period): Text @g2kdk9 to 81010
Advanced Treble Choir (5th period): Text @fe4fb6 to 81010
Tenor Bass Choir (7th period): Text @ba92gb to 81010
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