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In the News.......

Weakley County Schools welcomes new instructors for the 2013-2014 School Year:

 

Skilled and enthusiastic teachers joining Weakley County Schools for the 2013-14 school year are pictured at “Effective Teacher Training” (in no order):  Scott Ashley, DeAnn Wolski and Danielle Scott Harris, Sharon School; Jessica Rich, Melody Hopper and April Corbin, Gleason School; Ashley Bryson, Tim Stratton, Blake Stigall and Hannah Steadman, Westview High School; Brittany Bennett, Chelsea Jones and Jenilee Pate, Dresden High School; Brandy Spendlove, Hannah Cates, April Sutterfield and Sherry Puckett, Greenfield School; Amelia Guerin, Lindsey Northcott and Brittany Fortner, Martin Elementary School; Lisa Swaim and Brittany Forrester, Dresden Middle School; Karen Fowler, Weakley County Pre-K Consultant.  We wish them a successful and rewarding year

Westview High School welcomes Spanish teacher Ashley Bryson.  Ashley is  from Portland, Maine. She received her Bachelors degree from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Ashley enjoys gardening and music.

Scott Ashley will teach P.E at Sharon School.  Scott received his bachelors degree from Bethel University.

Teaching Math, Algebra II, Bridge Math and ACT Prep at Dresden High School is Greenfield native, Brittany Bennett.  Ms. Bennett received her Bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin.  Ms. Bennett enjoys running.

Jenilee Pate, of Rutherford, TN, has joined the Dresden High School staff as instructor of World History.  Ms. Pate’s free time is spent enjoying activities associated with being the assistant basketball coach. She received her Masters in Education from Freed Hardman University.

DeAnn Wolski, of Martin, has joined the Sharon School staff as a Pre-school Special Education teacher. Ms. Wolski’s free time is spent enjoying scrapbooking and spending time with family. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UTM.

Brandy Spendlove, a Greenfield native, will teach Kindergarten at Greenfield School. Ms. Spendlove received her Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Ms. Spendlove says she’s married to her best friend and has a wonderful daughter. In her free time, Ms. Spendlove enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family.

Sherry Puckett has joined the faculty of Greenfield School as Librarian.  She is a native of Greenfield, and received her Masters in Education from UTM.  Ms. Puckett loves playing with her precious daughter.

Amelia Guerin will be teaching 5th grade at Martin Elementary School.  Ms. Guerin obtained her degree from The University of Kentucky and is originally from Versailles, KY.  Her favorite pastime activities include sewing and reading.

The faculty and staff of Martin Elementary School welcome Lindsey Northcott as a 5th grade teacher.  A native of Memphis, Ms. Northcott obtained her Bachelors degree in Education, grades K-6.  Her favorite pastimes include cooking, playing with her dogs and gardening.

Ms. Hannah Cates will teach Spanish at Greenfield School.  Ms. Cates obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Tennessee at Martin.  Her hometown is Trenton.  In her free time she enjoys music, swimming and skiing.

Ms. Danielle Scott Harris will teach 2nd grade at Sharon School. Ms. Harris completed her Bachelors degree at UTM.  She is originally from Lexington, TN.  In her free time she enjoys weight lifting, sports, cooking and kids’ activities. 

Karen Fowler has been hired as Weakley County Schools Pre-K Consultant.  Ms. Fowler earned her Master’s degree from UTM and is a native of Gleason. Her free time is spent studying the Bible and tending to her flowers or otherwise playing in the dirt.

April Sutterfield is the new Pre-K teacher for Greenfield School.  When not in the classroom, Ms. Sutterfield enjoys being with kids, scrapbooking and reading.  Ms. Sutterfield grew up in Missouri.   She obtained her BS degree at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Ms. Sutterfield says she been married to her high school sweetheart for 13 years, and has three wonderful children that keep her life fun and busy.

Mr. Tim Stratton is the new Assistant Principal at Westview High School.  Mr. Stratton is a native of St. Louis, MO.  He holds a M.Ed. and has formerly served on staff at both the Jackson-Madison County School District and Haywood County Schools.

Ms. Lisa Swaim has joined the Dresden Middle School faculty as an English Language Arts/reading teacher for 7th and 8th grade.  Ms. Swaim is a native of Martin and earned her B.S. and B.A. in 1990.  Lisa enjoys reading, gardening and having fun with her family.

Ms. Brittany Forrester will join Dresden Middle School as a 5th grade reading, language, and spelling teacher.  Ms. Forrester is a native of Dresden and graduated with a B.S. in Integrated Studies K-6 from UTM.  She is married, has three lovely children, loves to cook and loves spending time with her family and friends.

Dresden Elementary School welcomes Kindergarten teacher Brittany Fortner.  Brittany is from Martin.  She received her Bachelors degree in Integrated Studies K-6 from UTM.  Ashley enjoys gardening and music.

Teaching English 1 at Dresden High School is Tullahoma native, Chelsea Jones.  Ms. Jones received her Bachelors degree from UTM.  Her hobby is being a softball coach.

Blake Stigall has been hired as a Wellness teacher at Westview High School.  Mr. Stigall is a native of Martin, earned his Bachelors degree from UTM and includes coaching football as one of his hobbies.

Ms. Hannah Steadman has joined the Westview High School faculty as an English 1 teacher.  Ms. Steadman is a native of Jackson, TN, and earned her B.S. in Secondary Education from UTM.  Hannah’s hobbies include coaching soccer.

Gleason School welcomes Jessica Rich as a 4th grade reading, language arts/social studies teacher.  Ms. Rich is a native of Gleason and graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Bethel University.  In her spare time, Jessica enjoys    crafting and spending time with her family and friends.

Teaching 4th grade math and science at Gleason School will be Gleason native Melody Hopper.  She received her Master’s degree in Elementary Education K-6 from UTM.  Melody enjoys reading and spending time with family.

April Corbin will teach 1st grade at Gleason School.  Ms. Corbin, who is originally from Gleason, received her Bachelor’s degree from Union University.  She is married and has two children.