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Mrs. Deborah Meylan

Hello Turner Students and Families,

What a crazy last year and a half we have all experienced.  We have learned many lessons, including that family and friends matter!  We have missed our Turner Family - and we have all missed our friends!  This year will bring new challenges, but TOGETHER we will figure them out and make it a wonderful year!  

I am very honored to be in my 8th year as the proud principal at Turner Elementary, and in my 31st year in education (all between Antioch and Pittsburg Unified). When not at school, l love to spend time with my family.  My husband, Phil, has taught Kindergarten for over 30 years.  I have 2 sons that make me very proud.  Grant went to college at Santa Clara University and played collegiate baseball and Scott graduated from North Carolina Central University. He is currently getting his masters at New Orleans University, where he is playing his last year of college baseball as well. I love taking pictures, doing crafts and DIY projects around the house, traveling and cooking/baking.  I also love thinking of fun ways to celebrate our staff and students.

Turner is a special school filled with amazing students and families and a truly incredible staff.  We work hard and we play hard.  We find joy in being together and we celebrate our successes.  At Turner we really do follow our motto - Be Kind, Be Safe and Be Responsible. If you are new to Turner, welcome!  We know you find lots of happiness here.  If you are returning, we are so glad to have you back!

Please know I am always here to help.  Cheers to a great year.

Deborah Meylan