I was among the first students to attend Animas when it was newly built in 1959. My first grade teacher there was Mrs. Gerber, second, Mrs Birdsong, third, Mrs. Baxter fourth, Mrs Latta, fifth, Mr Conway and Sixth, Mr. Lindley. The Princiles were first, Mr. Peters then he was followed by Mr. Cathers. My BFF was Dawn Clanton, where is she now? I'd give the world to know what ever happened with her. Wow, what memories. My whole elementary experience was at Animas Elementary. I have no idea what it is like now but I hope the children now have as good an experience as I did. This school will be apart of me forever, it will always be in my heart.
The principal is great with the kids and very involved. The counselors show you in every way that they care about their students. Kids that need just a little extra help are taken care of with patience and kindness by the special ed teachers. Animas is a great school. I'm very happy with the way they run the school.
I have been very gratful to this school, because they have been so awsome with my daughter. They are always on the look out to improve the school curiculum and help the kids to enjoy their learning experiences.
I loved Animas. The teachers and principal were terrific. When the area was redistricted our kids were moved to another school and we fought the redistricting and won!
I been to this school for 6 years. The teachers are great and there is plenty to do for the kids. You get great help when you need it. Just loved my teachers. Which some are still teaching there.
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