LUBBOCK, Texas—Congratulations to our teacher of the week, Samantha Moorhead. She teaches Science and coaches at Morton ISD. Her advice to new teachers is to have patience, be flexible and have an outlet to keep yourself balanced.  A big thanks to our sponsors, Casey Carpet One, Teddy Jacks and Ikes. If you are a principal and would like to nominate a standout teacher, please send an email to