• Quaver can now be accessed through Clever for the 21-22 school year. As soon as classes are set up, I will post that information here.

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Phone: 281-412-1445


Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: Bachelor of Music with a Concentration in Jazz and Commercial Music Master of Arts in Education – Curriculum and Instruction/Specialization in Computer Education Certifications: All Level Music Grades PK-12 Secondary Music Grades 6-12 Core Subjects Grades EC-6 Special Education Supplemental Grades EC-12

Ms. Jill Olson

I grew up in Bridge City, Texas, near Beaumont. I graduated from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Music Performance (bass) with a concentration in jazz and commercial music. In 2011, I graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Master’s of Arts Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a computer education specialization.


I began taking piano lessons in Kindergarten and continued throughout elementary school. I joined band in 6th grade as a percussionist and started playing the bass guitar in 7th grade. Bass became my main instrument, but I still occasionally play percussion when the need arises. I also play the string bass, guitar, ukulele, and recorder. I have played in several rock and pop bands as well as jazz groups and the Lake Charles Symphony.


This is my 20th year at Lawhon. Prior to teaching at Lawhon, I taught in Garland ISD at Stephens Elementary and Rowlett Elementary for three years. I also taught in Calcasieu Parish in Louisiana at Vinton Elementary and Kaufman Elementary before moving back to Texas.


I have 2 boys. Tab is 27 and is the percussion director at Hitchcock ISD. Kip is 19 and currently attends Lamar University in Beaumont, TX as a Computer Game Development major.




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