Lisa Ferguson » Welcome!

Welcome!

Parents & Students: 

Welcome to Exploring Careers!  This is my second year at BBJH and I am excited to have you in class.  I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration and spent many years in the financial and energy industry before starting my career in education.  I look forward to learning more about your hopes and dreams for the future and helping you take the steps necessary to make those dreams a reality!  
 
When I am not at work, I am mom to three amazing kids ranging in age from 10-15 and have been married to my husband Jeff for 16 years.  I love to travel and go on vacation.  My bucket list travel includes a visit to Fiji and a trip to see the Northern Lights.  
 
Personal High School Graduation Plan: 
The state of Texas, through the passage of House Bill 5, requires 8th grade students to create a four-year Personal Graduation Plan.  As part of this class, we will create your four-year schedule that will lead the way to graduation from Magnolia High School.  Don't worry, you will always have the opportunity to change your schedule each year at MHS!  Parents will be encouraged to attend a Fish Bowl meeting at MHS to learn more about the state of Texas graduation requirements.  At this time, Fish Bowl is scheduled for Wednesday, November 28th and Wednesday, March 20th.  Parents may choose to attend either dates.  Stay tuned to the BBJH homepage for more information on exact times and location.  I will also send out a parent email during the semester that your child is in my class. 
 
Supplies:
Students will use chromebooks every day during class and will need a pair of ear buds, a notebook, and a pen/pencil.
 
Tutorials/Grading Policy: 
I am available for tutorials any day upon request from 6:40am-7:05am.  All grading will be in accordance with BBJH Grading Guidelines which can be found as an attachment on the right side of this page. In summary, each nine weeks the final grade will be calculated based on the following: daily grades (formative) 40% and projects/tests (summative) 60%.
 
Contact: 
Please do not hesitate to reach me at lferguson@magnoliaisd.org or I am available during my 6th period conference each day (12:37pm-1:31pm).