8th Grade

Sr. Maie Aqqad is the seventh and eighth grade Math and Science Teacher. She has B.S. In Chemistry from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. This will be her fifth year teaching in a private Islamic School. She also has attended many different workshops on education and how to deal with students. She really enjoys teaching. She says, ” I am a wife and a mother of 4 beautiful children. I enjoy doing everything for Allah SWT.  I enjoy teaching and being around kids.” What she love most about An-Noor School is, “I Love that it is a Quran School. This is 100% for Allah SWT. When I listen to the students recite the Quran, it gives me the chills. Being in an environment that makes me feel wonderful, makes me want to do everything in my power to make the students succeed. May Allah SWT bring joy and happiness to all of the An-Noor Family.”


Sr. Edna Deeter (Yaghi)is the seventh and eighth grade Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher. She has a BA in English (Literature and Grammar), Master degree in Education, and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She has over 15 years of experience teaching all ages and grades including courses at the university level. She is married and the mother of 8 children. She loves reading, writing, and making crafts. What she loves most about An-Noor School is, ” I love the students. They really are the best behaved children I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with. I love their innocence and how they spontaneously react to learning. I love the fact that An Noor is a Quranic academy located in our most beloved masjid. I love being an integral part of our blessed school!”