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Crystal Nimmons

My name is Crystal Nimmons. I began my teaching career in 2007. My teaching experience has been with grades K-3. This is my third year at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School. My favorite things about teaching at MLK,Jr. Elementary  are my students and the wonderful staff!  I look forward to a wonderful year in Kindegarten!


One interesting fact: I have a new son, John.

Favorite subject/thing to teach: Kindergarten!

Most memorable experience at King:

Favorite book: Pride and Prejudice

Favorite quote: Live. Laugh. Teach.

Wendy Grigg

Wendy Grigg is delighted to be in her 3rd year at King Elementary. She is in her 11th year teaching special education at the elementary level.  She holds a CLAD special education credential and;enjoys opportunities to practice her beginning Spanish skills.  She has three grown children in the Southern California area.   

Marijane Flagg


My  name  is  Marijane  Flagg. This is my second year teaching  at Martin Luther King, Jr. School.  I began my teaching career in 1982 in  San  Francisco. I hsve  taught Kindergarten,  First, Second and Fifth grades. I enjoy collaborating with the other teachers and participating in a life long learning community.

May Higuera

My name is May Higuera. I began teaching young children in 1986. I have taught elementary education for almost 20 years. What I most enjoy about King school is the fabulous staff and how eager and enthusiastic our students are about learning.

Tom Perlman

My name is Tom Perlman and I have been teaching since 1983. I am thrilled to be here at King with so many talented teachers. Language Arts has always been a specialty of mine.I enjoy applying music into my instruction whenever it is possible. I have also been involved in the dramatic arts as well. I am also an avid tennis player as well.