Front Office & Support Staff

Tanya Wadkins, School Secretary

Tanya Wadkins, School Secretary

Mrs. Wadkins joined the Jefferson team in 2012.  She is a model of efficiency and keeps the school running smoothly.  Mrs. Wadkins is the first person many people meet at Jefferson as she handles enrollment paperwork and checking student in and out among her many daily tasks.  We all appreciate Mrs. Wadkins.

Her birthday is September 11th and she loves Santo Coyote and Chuey's as well Layla's and Taziki's. Recommended gift cards are Target, Ulta and Loft.

Contact Tanya Wadkins, School Secretary

Jeanie Thompson, Aide and Office Assistant

Jeanie Thompson, Aide and Office Assistant

Ms. Thompson loves being at Jefferson. Parents see her working in the office alongside Mrs. Wadkins, assisting students in the hallways, at lunch and recess, and making sure car pool runs smoothly. Ms. Thompson is known for her quiet manner and kindness. 

Sandra Register, Principal

Sandra Register, Principal

Mrs. Register is back at Jefferson, the place she began her career. A teacher at Jefferson from 1978 to 1996, she returned to serve as principal in 2017. She has a BSE from the University of Arkansas, and is a graduate of UCA and UALR (MSE). 

Mrs. Register enjoys going to the lake, keeping her grandkids, and watching their sports. Her birthday is September 27, and she loves coffee, Mexican food, and diet green tea with watermelon flavoring from Sonic. 

Mrs. Register is married to Scooter Register, and has two daughters, Randi Smith (husband Brian and Baby Smith coming in December) and Toni Tucker (husband Clarke and kids Ellis and Mari Francis). 

Priscilla Tennal

Priscilla Tennal

Ms. Tennal came to Jefferson in 1998. She has a BA in English Literature from South Western College. Her birthday is April 16. 

She enjoys dining at Zaza's and Bossa Nova, and for sweet treats she enjoys lattes and chocolate. Gift card recommendations for Ms. Tennal are to Target and Amazon. 

She enjoys gardening, reading, knitting and sewing, and spending time with her four beautiful grown children and three loving dogs.