Magnolia Classroom Makeover August 19, 2016 A few weeks ago, we partnered with a local magazine, the Wacoan, to give a teacher here in Waco a complete classroom makeover. Locals quickly nominated Ms. Nixon, a math teacher at Tennyson Middle School. Our team came up with a design we hoped would inspire her and her 6th graders for the upcoming school year. Ms. Nixon is a Baylor grad and has been working at Tennyson for three years. She was so thankful and loved her new classroom. More than anything, she was excited for her kids. That was what mattered to her the most. She knew a fun classroom would make her 6th graders excited about coming to math class. Not every school district will let you hang shiplap or build window awnings in your room, but everyone can plant a succulent garden in a window, put down an area rug to warm up all of the white, or use interesting containers to keep the room organized. Our friend, Jimmy Don Holmes, designed this sign special for Ms. Nixon. This was one of her favorite spaces in the whole room. Thank you so much to all teachers who are gearing up for a new school year. We fully appreciate all of the time and dedication you so freely give to your students. We hope this year is the best one yet!