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1/8 Martin City PTA meeting 6:00 in the Library                    1/8 Girls Basketball 4pm vs Grain Valley                 1/9 will be an early release day for students due to our scheduled PLC meetings (Middle School - 12:15, Elementary - 1:05)              1/15 Girls Basketball 4pm vs Smith Hale                1/17 Awards Ceremony for Middle School in the morning            1/18 Awards Ceremony for Elementary in the morning              1/21 NO SCHOOL for Students                  1/22 Boys Basketball 4pm vs Raytown Central             1/28, 1/29, & 1/30 Basketball Tournament TBA
Travis Gowen » All About Mr. Gowen

All About Mr. Gowen

How long have I been teaching?  This will be my 10th year teaching
What is the best way to contact me?  Probably email, but I'll respond to anything
Where am I from?  I grew up in Harrisonville, MO and currently live in Belton, MO
Married...Kids?  Yes, I'm married and I have two kids (Levi and Zoey)
Pets?  A dog named Mikey and a black cat named Jack
Biggest pet peeve?  Not putting a name on a's literally the first direction I give on EVERY assignment
Easiest way to make me smile?  Have a positive attitude
Any hobbies?  I collect things with my son.  Currently we are collecting Pokémon cards and Funko POPs.
Favorite YouTube Channel?  Tough question, but DudePerfect always makes me smile
Favorite superhero?  Don't make me choose between The Hulk and Captain America.
Favorite food?  You can't go wrong with tacos
Favorite drink?  It's boring, but I have to go with water
Favorite school supply to see students bring?  Weird question, I know, but the Dixon Ticonderoga (Black) pencils are the greatest working pencil in existence.
Favorite book?  Not sure, but The BFG is a great option
Advice for helping out at home?  Check out my Tips For Parents
Advice for helping students be successful at school? Check out The Big 10