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Mrs. Trazel Mack-McCloud is a veteran educator who has taught in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes prior to coming to Chalmette High School. She is a graduate of McDonogh 35 High School and received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Xavier University. She loves teaching students from various backgrounds and especially likes teaching poetry and creative writing. She lives by the mantra "Without discipline, there is no success." Her educational philosophy is that all children can learn when they feel loved, when they are treated fairly, and when they are given the essential tools and resources necessary for academic success. This is the type of environment that she sets in her class on a daily basis. Her major goal each year is that all of her students will achieve academic success and will establish basic character for being productive citizens in their community.