MRS. COX-JONES

tarina.coxjones@ops.org 
531-299-2080

Principal's Greeting

Welcome to Skinner Magnet Center, where our "Adventure Begins!"

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 build relationships between our Skinner Family and yours!

Question:  

  • How long have you been a principal?

Mrs. Cox-Jones:  

  • This is my 7th year as the principal at Skinner and 9th 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?