“My vision for my students each year is that they achieve peace and happiness by drawing on God’s love, and that they recognize and share their God-given gifts and talents to make the world a better place.”
Mrs. Blake draws on children’s energy and values making her classroom a place for new discoveries. Each year brings a new service project that enables students to experience the joy and fulfillment of giving. Mrs. Blake was born and raised in San Antonio. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Jim, for almost 30 years. They spent several years traveling throughout the U.S. while Jim served in the US Navy. They have three sons in college, and a daughter in high school at Our Lady of the Hills. After earning her BS from the University of Houston and teaching for three years at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio, she came to SMS in 1997. She likes the closeness of teachers, staff and families at St. Mary’s.