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Principal Jennifer McMillan Barnes

McMillan Barnes

Mrs. McMillan Barnes was born and raised in Georgia. She attended the University of South Florida where she earned her degree in economics and then moved to South Florida to start a family. She realized early in her career that her passion lied in educating students and joined the Lee County School District in 1998 as a mathematics teacher. While teaching, she attended the University of Florida and earned her degree in curriculum and instruction and then attended Nova Southeastern University and earned her degree in educational leadership. She has been an administrator at Oak Hammock since its opening in 2008. She was an assistant principal for 6 years and is now entering her 7th year as the principal.


Mrs. McMillan Barnes is a true Oakie; she loves the staff and students like they are her own family. She enters the school each day with a smile and can’t wait to greet students as they walk through the door. She enjoys seeing learning in action and constantly reminds students of how important getting a good education is. Her passion for the arts and a rigorous academic education has led to Oak Hammock being the only International Baccalaureate School in the east zone that also offers several elite arts electives.



Assistant Principal Andrew Biggar

Biggar

Mr. Andrew Biggar grew up in Southeast Florida.  He attended University of Florida and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. He started working in education in 1996 at a middle school teaching Social Science on the east coast of Florida.  In 2001, He moved to Lee County to be closer to family and began working at Dunbar High School as a Social Science teacher in addition to coaching Varsity Girls’ Soccer and Varsity Volleyball. He furthered his academic career in order to move into administration by completing a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2006. Mr. Biggar is entering his 14th year as an administrator.  When Mr. Biggar is not at work, he enjoys reading and watching movies.  He also enjoys spending time with his wife and family of 3 kids.

 

Mr. Biggar loves working with the staff and students of Oak Hammock Middle School.  He oversees Student Services for 6th grade and the first half of the 7th grade.  He also oversees the Safety and Security, Building services, and Title I for Oak Hammock. 

Assistant Principal Jennifer Edwards

Edwards

Mrs. Edwards is a Fort Myers native, graduating from North Fort Myers High School and then attending the University of Florida and Nova Southeastern University. She is on her 24th year in Lee County schools and has held positions as a teacher, academic coach, curriculum writer, mathematics supervisor, and assistant principal. This is her fourth year as an assistant principal at Oak Hammock, and she is blessed to be part of such an amazing school with such a wonderful staff and fantastic group of students.

 

Mrs. Edwards is passionate about education and the arts and loves that she is able to work at a school where she is surrounded by both on a daily basis. She is here to help you with all your course selections, scheduling needs, and any other questions or concerns you have in regards to your academic choices during your middle school career. It is her goal that all students realize their potential academically, socially, and in the arts and that they are prepared for high school and beyond after their time with us. 

Assistant Principal Roseanne Perez

Perez

Mrs. Roseanne Perez grew up in Chicago, Illinois where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Her life experience led her to make a career change in 2001. She left her work on the stock market to begin a life so she could be more involved with her own children while using her skill and talent to help others grow. She landed in Lee County and Oak Hammock Middle School as a teacher in our Career and Technical Education Department. She furthered her academic career in order to pursue a teaching career by completing a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. Leo University. Mrs. Perez is entering her fifth year as an Assistant Principal and focuses on supporting the staff and students to reach their fullest potential. When Mrs. Perez is not a work, she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband of 26 years and their four young-adults (Jorge – 3rd year at UCF in the Engineer Field, Gabrielle – 1st year at FGCU in the Behavioral Field, Jacob - 1st year at UCF in the Electronics Technology Field & Jason - Senior attending Island Coast High School). Mrs. Perez is excited to be an Osprey!

 

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