Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors Early Childhood Masters Language and Literacy

Ms. Chanel Haynes

Welcome to 1st Grade! We are the Haynes Highfliers and our moto is to "Set Your mind on things above".  (hot air balloons)

My name is, Chanel Haynes, I am the First Grade Lead Teacher at Harbison West Elementary School. I am originally from New Jersey born and raised. I have a wonderful daughter that is the joy of my life.

This is my 15th year teaching; but 7th year in District 5. I have previously taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Reading/ Math Intervention. I graduated from Benedict College with a Bachelors degree and Walden University with a Masters degree. I enjoy swimming, basketball, tennis, bike riding, reading, cooking, gardening, creating, building, singing, family time, and helping my students make connections in their learning.  

I am so excited to be apart of an awesome school and community!