Mr. Christopher McGraw

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Master of Science, Ed. - Educational Administration Master of Science - Art Education Bachelor of Science - K-12 Art Education; Emphasis in Painting Certified Trainer on Restorative Practices, IIRP RAND American School Leader Panel Member

Mr. Christopher McGraw

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Mr. McGraw was raised in the Quad Cities, attended Alleman Catholic High School, and graduated from Illinois State University.  After college, he spent two years in Jacksonville, Florida working on the University of North Florida campus.  In 2006, Mr. McGraw began his career in Unit 5.  First, he was on staff at Chiddix Junior High School for eight years.  He taught 6-8th grade Visual Art and Digital Media, coached Cross Country, Basketball, Track & Field, and sponsored the Chiddix Art Company, as well as the Chiddix Student Council.
 
In 2014, Mr. McGraw became the Associate Principal and Athletic Director of Evans Junior High School.  After three years in that position, he was blessed to become the building principal of Evans.  This will be Mr. McGraw's second year as building principal of Eagle Nation! 
 
Mr. McGraw and his wife have four beautiful (and energetic) children: twin boys, a daughter, and a son.  He loves spending time with them while they draw superhero pictures, build legos, and explore the world!
 
IN JUNIOR HIGH 
 
Mr. McGraw's favorite school subject was Literature and Composition.  He was the shooting guard for the basketball team and ran for both the cross country and track teams.  He was also president of the Student Council.  Mr. McGraw also started a garage band named, "Purple Skunk!" 
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Ms. Gina Tenuta

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Master of Science, Ed. - Educational Administration Certification - K-9 Special Education Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education; Endorsement in Middle School

Ms. Gina Tenuta

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Ms. Tenuta grew up in the western Chicago suburbs.  She attended Elmhurst College majoring in Elementary School Education with an endorsement in middle school language arts, social studies and science.  Ms. Tenuta’s first position out of college was 6th and 7th grade language arts and science. While teaching, she continued her education by getting her Master’s in School Administration from Concordia University.  After moving down to the Bloomington-Normal area, she taught 8th grade Language Arts, as well as, coached dance and cheer at Kingsley Junior High School. 

Ms. Tenuta spent two years as the School Administration Manager at Cedar Ridge Elementary school, and in 2017 became the Associate Principal and Athletic Director at Evans Junior High!  This will be Ms. Tenuta's second year in the position.

During her free time, Ms. Tenuta enjoys reading, shopping and traveling whenever she gets the chance.  You can also find her cheering on the Cubs!

IN JUNIOR HIGH 

Ms. Tenuta's favorite school subject was Science.  She was on the Student Council, participated in Band and the Show Choir, and also ran for both the cross country and track teams.