Mrs. Swinsick is beginning her sixth year at Helena High School after serving as a media specialist at Pelham High School for three years. Prior to her time at Pelham, Mrs. Swinsick was a 4th grade teacher at Helena Intermediate School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Library Science, a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, and is a National Board Certified Teacher.
Mrs. Swinsick and her husband have a little girl who is 10 years old and is in 5th grade this year. She also has a little boy who is six years old and in 1st grade. Mrs. Swinsick loves reading, of course, serving in her church, shopping, sewing, and spending time with family and friends.
Some of Mrs. Swinsick’s favorite books include Redeeming Love, The Selection series, Divergent, and The Discovery of Witches.
Mrs. Jordan is entering her second year as a Library Media Specialist at Helena High School and her 6th year in education as a school librarian and teacher. She has served both elementary and middle schools as a Library Media Specialist and has taught TV Production at the high school level. Mrs. Jordan received her Bachelor’s Degree from Troy University and her Master’s in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama.
A native of Brantley, AL, Mrs. Jordan is married and has one dog. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cross-stitching, and traveling. Mrs. Jordan’s all-time favorite books include Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, and Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons.