Phone: (504) 267-7878
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Ms. Oenes is an 8th grade science teacher at St. Bernard Middle School. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Education. While at UW-Milwaukee, Ms. Oenes worked as a Head Teacher at the UWM Children’s Learning Center. This will be Ms.Oenes' sixth year working at St. Bernard Middle School. She coaches the St. Bernard Parish Middle School swim team and also coaches the Spring Swim Club for 3rd through 8th graders at Chalmette High School.
Ms. Oenes has a passion for teaching that drives her instruction every day. She works to create a classroom where every student feels valued, supported and empowered. Ms. Oenes hopes to inspire students to become more interested in the field of science and the world around them. She believes that science develops communication skills, patience, and perseverance. Ms.Oenes is certain that science works to motivate students to become advocates for the big problems in the world today.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” - Nelson Mandela