Carmen Usery
662-893-3344 ext. 354  
Carmen Usery

Welcome to AP Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology.  Each of these classes has a $20 lab fee to provide lab dissection specimens.  Both courses are lab-based and the activities are 25% of the class grade.  Please arrange to pay this fee by the end of January 2019 so that materials can be ordered.

My Daily Schedule: Fall 2018
1st Block - Accelerated Biology I
2nd Block - Planning Period
3rd Block - Accelerated Biology I
4th Block - Biology I

My Daily Schedule: Spring 2019
1st Block - AP Biology
2nd Block - Human Anatomy and Physiology
3rd Block - Human Anatomy and Physiology
4th Block - Planning Period

Supply List 

(1) Textbook issued from the library

(2) Great set of coloring pencils (at least 24 count)

(3) Three-ring binder

(4) Pen or Pencil

(5) Highlighters

About the Teacher

 I am a 1989 graduate of Tupelo High School.  It's ironic that I'm a teacher because I really didn't enjoy school when I was a student.  However, I had fabulous teachers that inspired me to continue the example they set before me.  I love the interaction I have with students and the opportunity to be an influence in their lives.

After college, I attended Mississippi University for Women.  I graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology.

I then attended the University of Mississippi to complete coursework in education/teacher certification and received my teaching license in 1997.  I recentyly completed course work through Arkansas State University to become endorsed in AP Biology. I do prefer college football over NFL.  The W didn't have a football team so I'm a Rebel fan.

My teaching career began in 1998 at Starkville Academy in Starkville, MS

In August of 2000, a wonderful opportunity was given to me to teach at Olive Branch High School.  I have thoroughly enjoyed my 18 years at OBHS.  One joy of teaching in this community is the chance to teach brothers and sisters and make the connection to entire families. It's hard to believe this is the nineteenth year in my teaching career. Subjects I have taught include: 8th grade Earth Science, ACT Prep, Biology I, Zoology, Physical Science, Botany and Human Anatomy & Physiology.

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