Rhea Sanders

School Secretary



I have been the secretary at MES since January 2015! Both my daughters attend here, so I consider myself very blessed to be in the same building as them every day. I hold an Associate’s Degree in Business Management so I never imagined this path.  That being said, I truly enjoy working here! Our faculty and staff are not only my colleagues, but my friends. I love being able to see the students from year to year, how they grow and mature. I sincerely hope they all see me as positive, helpful and encouraging. Our school is so special and our students are unique. I’m incredibly fortunate to be part of it! Outside of being a secretary, you will find me with my family. I’ve been married to my husband Brad since 2006. We have two precious daughters, Aila and Elin. I love to cook, bake, decorate my home, enjoy nature and just focus on my family.  We attend Tracy City church of Christ.

Fun Facts About Me:

  • What is one of your hidden talents? I can play the trumpet

  • What did you want to be when you grew up? Archaeologist

  • What would the students be surprised to find out about you? That I’m 38, not 25 (like I’m sure they think I am!)

  • What’s a typical Saturday night like for you? At home, chilling.

  • What are some pets you’ve had or would like to own? I’ve had dogs, cats and fish!

  • What is your favorite TV show? Friends

  • What is your favorite movie? Gone with the Wind

  • What is your favorite food? Birthday Cake

  • What inspires you? Kindness

  • Are there any embarrassing teaching moments you’re willing to share? What are they? I’m only a teacher to my own girls and I have too many to share!

  • In which other teacher’s class would you like to enroll, even for a day? Carolyn Sartain’s math class...I’m thinking only she could make me understand math!

  • If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would you share? Treat others as you would like to be treated. SIMPLE!

  • What’s a sport or activity you enjoy watching? No sports, thank you anyway.

  • What kind of driver were you when you first got your license? Careful, of course.

  • If you were to be given a superlative when you were in school, what would it have been? I actually won “Best All Around” my senior year of high school.

  • Who is your favorite singer or band? For some reason I can’t answer this...

  • What type of music do you like? Country, mostly..a little classic rock

  • How long would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Why? Not long. I’m weak. lol.

  • If you could grow up in any decade, which would you choose? A simpler time, like early 1900’s.

  • What are your must-have smartphone apps? QVC

  • What song do you know all the lyrics to? Most of the Disney princess songs!