6th Grade - Team 1

Tina Ewing - English/Language Arts

College:  Pittsburgh State University (BA), University of Central Oklahoma (MS), Oklahoma University at Tulsa (School Library Media)
Years at Madison:  5
Total Years Teaching:  31
Other Responsibilities:  M3 Committee, Madison Mania (transition camp)

Personal:  Mrs. Ewing has been teaching for 31 years, splitting them between Bartlesville and Ponca City.  Her husband, Sean, works for Phillips 66 and they have two children: daughter Whitney and son Derrick.  During their free time, they enjoy traveling, boating, hiking, reading and riding their Harleys!  Live to Ride….Ride to Live!

You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. - Dr. Seuss

Rick Johnson - Physical Science

College:  Oklahoma State University
Years at Madison:  27
Total Years Teaching:  34
Club:  Culinary Club

Personal:  Mr. Johnson is a Bartlesville native, he graduated from Sooner High School (which was housed in what is now Madison!).  Prior to MMS, he taught at Tulsa Metro Christian and Foyle.  Mr. Johnson was also a Bruin basketball coach for 24 years, he also coached baseball and softball, and all together he coached for 31 years.  He has been married to Lisa, the school's registrar, for 27 years and they have three amazing daughters: Joya (a doctor in Michigan), Caly (a Disney/ABC publicity manager in Los Angeles), and Macy (a senior program lead at BOK in Tulsa).

Kyle Ppool - Western Hemisphere Geography

College:  Texas A&M University - Kingsville (Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology)
Years at Madison:  5
Total Years Teaching:  5
Other Responsibilities:  Webmaster, Technology, District Technology Committee, M3 Committee, Madison Mania (transition camp), Junior High Boys' Golf Coach. 
Club:  MMS Social Media Club

Personal:  Coach Ppool is a graduate of Bartlesville High School and attended MMS in the mid-90's.  He spent the 8 years prior to coming to MMS coaching college football in Oklahoma and Texas.  He also served as the Bruin varsity football defensive coordinator until this spring when he stepped down.  In his free time he likes to hang out with his family and also play golf.  He and his wife Clare have two children: daughter Bailey (4) and son Ryder (1).

Daniel Wren - Math

College:  Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Years at Madison:  2
Total Years Teaching:  2
Other Responsibilities:  Assistant Baseball Coach

Personal:  Coach Wren is from Copan, OK.  He played baseball at OKWU here in Bartlesville.  He and his wife Shelby have been married for two years.  Coach Wren loves spending time with his dog, watching movies, and eating good food.