Mrs. Jacqueline Weiss

Phone: 303-655-4060

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA, Music, Colorado College; MAT, K-12 Music; Colorado College

Mrs. Jacqueline Weiss

Music

Grades 6-8

“Music may achieve the highest of all missions: she may be a bond between nations, races, and states, who are strangers in many ways; she may unite what is disunited and bring peace to what is hostile.”
-Dr. Max Bendiner

BIO:Mrs. Weiss is in her fourth year teaching at Vikan Middle School and her ninth year of teaching overall. She was born in The California Bay Area where she lived until fourth grade, when her family moved to Bainbridge Island, WA-a small island near Seattle. She was recruited to play DI soccer as a goalkeeper at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, where she studied music. She earned both her Bachelor's in Music and Master's in Teaching at Colorado College.

Mrs. Weiss has taught in Colorado Springs, CO; La Veta, CO; Nassau, The Bahamas; Thornton, CO; and in Brighton, at Vikan Middle School in 27J!

Students in Mrs. Weiss' Band and Choir classes learn about music through a multi-faceted approach. Mrs. Weiss hopes to instill a passion for music and ensemble membership/teamwork in her students. She believes that ALL students can be successful musicians and music students.

BIRTHDAY: February 13rd

INSPIRATION: Mrs. Weiss has always loved the sense of community that making music together creates. She also loves that music is a universal language that can at times, express things words cannot. She hopes to help students discover, learn, and create music that excites them.