Tonya Payne

 

Ms. Payne

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Welcome to 3rd grade at Prairie Crossing! My name is Tonya Payne and I am excited to be your child's teacher this year.  I was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD.   I have lived in Colorado for the last 15 (plus) years.  I have a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and a previous degree in Vascular Sonography.   I am thrilled to be teaching third grade again at Prairie Crossing Elementary School!

I have two sons who attend Douglas County Schools.  My oldest son, Vaughn, is in sixth grade.  My youngest son, Devin, is in forth grade.   As you can imagine, we have a very busy home life :-). I also have two adorable dogs, Annie and Finn.  

I love spending time with my family.  Therefore, my boys and I are frequently visiting places like the basketball court, baseball diamond, Sky Zone, and Spider Monkey.  

This is such an exciting time in your child's life and I am honored and privileged to be a part of it. Our year will be filled with lots of learning and fun.  I am looking forward to a wonderful year with your family. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me: tpayne@dcsdk12.org

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