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Mrs. Orr-Wise

 Mrs. Orr-Wise

 Hello! My name is Mrs. Orr-Wise, and I would like to welcome you to another exciting school year here at Pierre Laclede Junior Career Academy! I am truly excited about beginning our new year. I am a special education teacher in my 18th year of teaching, and I absolutely love working with kids! My goal is for every student on my caseload to succeed and excel academically, socially and emotionally. I have attached some helpful documents for students to use while at home to enhance their educational skills and build math skills, reading fluency, and social skills. Please remember I'm available via email and MS Teams.

Biography: I was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended the University City School District. I graduated from University City High School. I graduated from Harris Stowe State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Fontbonne University with a Master of Arts in Special Education. I enjoy reading, crafts and traveling to new places in my spare time. I am married. I have two beautiful daughters named Ronisha and Mariyah and one dog name King.

 If you ever have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me. My e-mail address is and the school's direct number is (314) 385-0546. I check my email at the end of every day. We are a team, and together we will make this school year a wonderful experience for your child. 

I look forward to an exciting school year! We are STRONGER TOGETHER!



Mrs. J. Orr-Wise

Last Modified on January 23, 2024