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Principal's Greeting

Welcome to Skinner Magnet Center, where we are

"WILD about Learning!"

Please take a few moments to meet our Principal: Mrs. Tarina Cox-Jones.

Question:  

What should students know about you?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

I collect penguins!

                  I am a proud product of the Omaha Public Schools.  I attended Hartman Elementary, 

King Science Center & Northwest High School. 

Question:  

What should parents know about you?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

That I am dedicated to helping all of our Skinner students have a ROARINGLY good year!

Question:  

How long have you been a principal?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

This is my 6th year as the principal at Skinner and 8th year as a principal.  

Question:  

What did you do before becoming the principal here at Skinner?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:    

-Principal at Dodge Elementary for 2 years. 
      

                   -Assistant Principal at Kellom Elementary for 2 years.  

                   -Science Lead Teacher at TAC for 1.5 years. 

                  -Taught 6th grade Science at King Science and Technology Magnet Center for 3.5 years. 

                  -Taught 4th grade at Western Hills Magnet Center for 1year.

Question:  

What do you like best about Skinner Magnet Center?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

The wonderful staff, students, families and community members we have here at Skinner. 

Question: 

 What is your favorite color? 

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

Purple. 

Question:  

What is your favorite animal? 

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

Penguins. 

How can people reach Mrs. Cox-Jones? 

tarina.coxjones@ops.org or 402-453-6857