Phone: 979-532-6882


Degrees and Certifications:

*BSIS with emphasis in Early Childhood Education and Reading from Stephen F. Austin State University *EC-8 Self-Contained *6-8 Reading *EC-12 ESL Certified *FEMA Safety Protocol certified *CPR Certified *First Aid Safety Certified

Mrs. Denise May

Welcome to ELAR/Social Studies class!  We will cover reading, writing, spelling, phonics, print and cursive handwriting, grammar, social studies, and technology in my class this year.

We will enjoy practicing many different ways to learn, grow, and improve ourselves every day.

We will be also be using IStation, HMH, and Flocabulary, as well as many other online games and exercises to help us learn and grow. 

This is my 21st year at Wharton ISD.  This is my 5th year at Wharton Elementary.  I have been married to my husband, Steve May, for 34 years.  We have two daughters:  Brittani and Cortni, who both graduated from Wharton High School.

This school year has been, and will continue to be quite challenging, but we will continue to work hard and strive to learn new material and push ourselves forward to improve upon what we already know.

We have a lot to cover, so my expectations for learning and behavior are quite high.  I expect my students to come to class prepared to be alert, to participate, and to be productive every day.  We know that occasionally, we all have days that are not so great, so when this occurs, we will work through it and try to continue on and have the best day possible.

I am always open to new ideas and opportunities to learn new things.  I constantly read, study, and try new techniques to become better at what I do.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me during the school day.  Texting is the easiest way to contact me, but I try to check my email periodically throughout the day.


  • Daily Schedule


    7:40 - 8:05             Intervention


    8:10 - 8:55             Teacher PLC / Student Enrichment (CL3, Library, CL 1, CL 2, Library)


    8:55 - 10:55            Morning ELAR / Social Studies Instruction


    11:00 - 11:30          Lunch


    11:30 - 12:20          Specials (PE, Art, Music, PE, PE)


    12:25 - 12:40          recess


    1:15 - 3:40             Afternoon ELAR / Social Studies Instruction


    3:45                       Dismissal


  • Intervention Time


    Monday - Friday 


    7:40 - 8:05

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