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Welcome to Thurman Francis Arts Academy, Mrs. Essary's 2nd Grade

Welcome Letter to Parents Aboard the Essary Express!

My name is Mrs. Nancy Essary. How exciting to begin the new Second Grade school year with your child aboard the Essary Express! I hope that your child is excited, as well, and will share with you their daily experiences of being a part of Thurman Francis Arts Academy and our Essary Express community. This is my 15th year of teaching Second Grade at Thurman Francis Arts Academy.

I appreciate the opportunity to partner with you and teach your child this year. There will be many new and challenging things to learn. We will integrate the arts into our curriculum, and relate our learning to "real world" experiences.  We will also work together to promote a positive learning environment that encourages inquiry and exploration.

Important:  For changes in transportation, please email both the office, Mrs. Kelly Hood at 

and Mrs. Nancy Essary at

Please feel free to contact me throughout the year. If you need my assistance, or have any concerns or information about your child you wish to discuss, contact me at or 615-904-6715 office.

β€œAll Aboard the Essary Express!”

Mrs. Nancy Essary, Second Grade Teacher