Staley Middle School

Staley Middle School Mission Statement.

The Mission of Staley Middle School is to invest in the heart and mind of each student. 

Staley Middle School Vision Statement. 

Staley Middle School equips children for the challenges of today and tomorrow in an environment that promotes collaboration, community, and accountability.

Principal, Anita Robinson | Email

Anita Robinson joined FISD in 2010, opening Hunt Middle School as Assistant Principal. She began her career in 1999 as a Junior High Social Studies teacher in Ector County ISD, where she also served as Department Chair for eight years before becoming an Assistant Principal at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. Mrs. Robinson and her husband, John, are the parents of four daughters, one son, and the grandparents of five granddaughters and six grandsons. When not working, Mrs. Robinson enjoys scuba diving in the Caribbean and spending time with family. 

Assistant Principal, Brad Helenberger 
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Mr. Helenberger is beginning his 19th year in education and his 10th year at Staley. Prior to becoming Assistant Principal at Staley, Mr. Helenberger worked for Plano ISD for nine years. He served as an administrator, taught Science, and coached football, basketball and track.

Mr. Helenberger was born in Michigan and graduated from high school in Chesterfield, Missouri (Parkway Central).  He got to Texas as fast as he could and played college football at Midwestern State University. He graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Texas-Austin. Mr. Helenberger received his Master's degree in Education Administration from the University of North Texas. He is married and has three amazing daughters and an amazing son. He enjoys outdoor sports and spending time with his family.


Assistant Principal, Toni Estell
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Toni Estell joined Staley's staff in the fall of 2015. Before becoming part of the FISD family, Mrs. Estell worked in Richardson ISD for 14 years as an English/Language Arts teacher and as a school administrator.

Mrs. Estell received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Mrs. Estell also received a Master of Arts in the Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. She enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughters.