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Welcome to the Neff Middle School History Department! At Neff, the history department believes in providing all students the opportunity to engage in the history of our world, country, and state through lessons that are engaging, relevant, and hands-on. Each teacher is committed to meeting the needs of all the students that enter their classroom each and every day, and therefore plan lessons that align with the standards set forth by the state of Texas and utilize effective, research-based strategies to help all students grow in their learning. 

  • 6th World Geography
  • 7th Texas History
  • 7th Texas History Advanced
  • 8th United States History
  • 8th United States History Advanced

History Teachers

  • Terry Fonseca
  • Eric Medellin
  • Aqualyn Pinder
  • Ian Martinez
  • Eric Medellin
  • Aqualyn Pinder
  • Joshua Shearer
  • Melissa Escobedo
  • Ian Martinez
  • Dorothy Garcia
  • Alfredo Laurel
  • Claire Peterson
  • Maria Wray (Instructional Coach)
  • Ian Martinez

                                           Tutoring Schedule


Teacher Day Time
Fonseca Wednesdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Pinder Thursdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM

7th/TX History

Teacher Day Time
Medellin Fridays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Pinder Thursdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Shearer Mondays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Escobedo Mondays 4:15 - 4:45 PM

8th/US History

Teacher Day Time
Garcia Wednesdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Laurel Thursdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
Wray Wednesdays 8:00 - 8:30 AM
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