Degrees and Certifications:

John R. Magness

John Magness began teaching in 2004 and has taught English in grades 7-12, as well as AVID classes. He joined Calcasieu Parish schools in 2010, working a one-semester position at Washington-Marion Magnet High School before accepting a full-time post at Reynaud Middle School. He joined Sulphur High in 2014 and now teaches Business English and Technical Writing along with the Publications (Newspaper) class. He also co-sponsors the Sulphur High Key Club and Leo Club and the Golden Tornado DanceSport team.

Mr. Magness earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University. He was an award-winning journalist before choosing to become a teacher. He completed his master's degree in educational leadership at Lamar University.