Third Grade Team


Sarah_Webb_SmithRoom 213, Sarah Webb Smith
http://uparkowls3smith.weebly.com/
sarah_webb_smith@dpsk12.org

What year did you begin teaching?
2000.

Where did you go to college?
University of Iowa, Regis University, University of Northern Colorado.

What is your favorite thing about University Park Elementary?
The wonderful students and families.

If a school day suddenly got cancelled, how would you spend the day?
Reading, cooking, and watching The Real Housewives (all of them).

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Toss up between pizza and ice cream.

If you weren’t a teacher, what do you think your job would be?
A doctor.

Room 214, Nicholas Davis
nicholas_davis@dpsk12.org

What year did you start in education?
I started in 2019. Here at UPark as a SPED Para.

Where did you go to college?
Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado.

What is your favorite thing about University Park Elementary?
I really enjoy all the students and the families. The UPark community is amazing.

If a school day suddenly got canceled, how would you spend the day?
Most likely up in the mountains enjoying the nice Colorado weather.

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
I would probably go with mozzarella sticks.

If you were not an educator, what do you think your job would be?
I can’t see myself doing anything besides teaching. I guess I would be jobless.

What is something your students might be surprised to know about you?
I really enjoy to cook.

What was the last thing that made you laugh out loud?
Joking around with my family.

Room 215, Dana Jackett
http://msjackett.weebly.com/
dana_jackett@dpsk12.org

What year did you begin teaching?
I started teaching in 1996 at Edison Elementary in Denver.

Where did you go to college?
University of Colorado, Boulder. I am a proud Buffalo!

What is your favorite thing about University Park Elementary?
I love the friendliness of the students and staff.

If a school day suddenly got canceled, how would you spend the day?
I would plan a summer trip to either a mountain campground or a beach somewhere. Or making a photo book from the last trip I took.

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Something Mexican.

If you were not an educator, what do you think your job would be?
I would love to be a professional photographer.

What is something your students might be surprised to know about you?
Most people are surprised to know that I have been skydiving because jumping out of an airplane is a pretty crazy thing to do!

What was the last thing that made you laugh out loud?
I have wonderful friends who really make me laugh, so it was probably when my art teacher friend told a super funny story.