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Administration

Munson17

Leigh Munson, Principal

 Biography

Fowler18

Jim Fowler, Asst. Principal

Biography

Pelletier18

Kim Pelletier, Counselor

Biography


Front Office

Bishop18

Debbie Bishop, Bookkeeper Biography

C Walker18

Cathy Walker, Secretary Biography

 Maria

Maria Edgeworth, Nurse

Biography


Specials

 East18

Art - Stacia East

Biography

Hendrix18

Computer - Jackie Hendrix Biography

Owens18

Discoveries - Cindy Owens

Biography

Shapley18

Music - John Shapley Biography

Manley17

P. E. - Dr. Tim Manley Biography

 

Support Staff

Allen18

Tina Allen, Media Specialist

Biography

 

Attaway17

Lisa Roberts Attaway, Psychologist

Biography

 

Kendall17

Cynthia Kendall, Permanent Substitute

Biography

 

Patrick Maritz, Tech Support

Biography

 

Markland18

Misty Markland, Instructional Coach

Biography

Kathy15

Kathy Schotthoefer, After School Program Coordinator

Biography

Threlkeld17

Pauline Threlkeld, REACH

Biography

   

Early Intervention Program

Clay16

Tracy Clay

Biography

Church18

Paula Church

Biography

 Pittman

Laura Pittman

Biography


Special Education

Evans

Candace Evans, Speech

Biography

Huffer18

Amy Huffer, Resource

Biography

Millard18

Shannon Millard, Resource

Biography

 Ruttinger18

Julie Ruttinger, Resource

Biography

Jenna Shaner

Jenna Shaner, Resource/ISC

Biography

 

Blevins17

Courtney Blevins, Parapro

Biography

Murr

Jodie Murr, Parapro

Biography

O Neal

Deshawn O'Neal, Parapro

Biography

 

 
Pre-K
Glover18

Rachel Glover

Biography

Liz18

Liz Maltenieks

Biography

 

McGeachy17

Angela McGeachy

Biography

McKinney18 

Katie McKinney

Biography

 

Kindergarten

Boyles18

April Boyles

Biography

H Black18

Heather Black

Biography

 

Etheridge18

Karen Etheridge

Biography

 Ramsey18

Brooke Ramsey

Biography

 

Roycroft18

Donna Roycroft

Biography

Bridges18

Debra Bridges

Biography

 

J Walker18

Jenny Walker

Biography

Gabriel18

Traci Gabriel

Biography

 

First Grade

 Biles18

Alyson Biles

Biography

Keller17 

Rhonda Keller

Biography

 

 

Mitchell18 

Cassie Mitchell

Biography

Wood18

Shannon Wood

Biography

 


Second Grade

Bourque18

Lisa Bourque

Biography

Futral18

Alicia Futral

Biography

 

Middlebrooks17

Contrell Middlebrooks

Biography

 

Third Grade

Eason17

Tamara Eason

Biography

Jordan18

Debra Jordan

Biography

 

Tooley18

Tammy Tooley

Biography

Sample18

Jennifer Sample

Biography

 


Fourth Grade

Burks18

Patty Burks

Biography

Cathey17

Catherine Cathey

Biography

 

Shaner17

Brendan Shaner

Biography

Holmes

Kathy Smith

Biography

 

Fifth Grade

Deleshaw17

April Deleshaw

Biography

Sluk17

Dee Sluk

Biography

Smoot18

Gloria Smoot

Biography


Custodians

custodians

Ella Mae Hill, Maxine Sumlin, Tonya Bryant, and Rena Adams


Cafeteria Staff

 

Melissa Black (Manager), Margaret Bell, Dorothy Dennis, Angie Thomas


Bus Drivers

 Bus Drivers


Staff Biographies

Administration

Munson17Leigh Munson is the principal of Eastside.  She has worked in the Coweta County School System since 1988, when she began teaching second grade.  She is married to Stanley Munson, and they have one daughter, Lindsay.  As a family, they love to go camping and fishing.  They often take their canoe with them wherever they travel.  If you visit her office, you can see pictures of everyone in her family, including their cat, Tootsie!

As a third generation educator, Mrs. Munson has seen many changes in schools and the curriculum.  Through the years, however, one thing has remained the same:  students are eager to learn new concepts.  In our wonderful community of Eastside, we have an endless love of children.  We set high expectations for our students, as we are constantly reminded that they will one day be the leaders of our world.

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Fowler18Jim Fowler has been an educator for 15 years.  He earned his B.S. and Master's degrees from the University of Georgia.  Mr. Fowler spent ten years in the classroom as a teacher and has been an administrator since 2011.  He is married with three beautiful children.  His hobbies are anything outdoors.

 

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Pelletier18Kim Pelletier has been an educator in Coweta County since 1993.  She attended the University of West Georgia where she earned a B.A. in Spanish/Secondary Education and her M. Ed. in School Counseling.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, boating, going to the beach and reading.  She is excited about being a part of the Eastside family!

 

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Front Office

Bishop18Debbie Bishop is the bookkeeper at Eastside. She started as a substitute bus driver in 1985 and then became the cafeteria cashier in 1991.  She came into the school office in 1998.  She has 3 sons and 8 grandchildren.

 

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C Walker18Cathy Walker began working at Eastside in 1996.  She has been a teacher's assistant in Pre-K and first grade before becoming the school secretary.  She lives in Senoia.  She is married to Jamie Walker and they have three sons, Tim, Matt, and Phillip.

 

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Nurse

MariaMaria Edgeworth became a registered nurse in February of 2010, and worked at Piedmont Fayette Hospital for the past 7.5 years.  This is her first year here at Eastside.  She lives in Senoia with her husband and 2 daughters, Brooklyn and Braelyn.  Brooklyn is in kindergarten here at Eastside.  Her family has a dog, cat and 2 horses.  She enjoys spending time with her family.  She is excited to be a part of the Eastside family!

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Specials

East18Art - Stacia East started working at Eastside in 2016. Mrs. East grew up in Coweta County and is a graduate from Northgate High School. She lives in Senoia with her husband Lance and their three children...Logan, Avery, and Karsyn. They have a dog and a cat. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, movies, and anything crafty and artsy.

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Hendrix18Computer - Jackie Hendrix is known as Mrs. Jackie by Eastside’s children.  She has worked with students at Eastside for more than 18 years.  She has taken courses in Basics in Word Programming, Logistics and Data Entry at Griffin Tech. Recently she took a course from the University of Alabama in Computer Science. This year at West Georgia RESA Ms. Jackie took a course in Computer Science Fundamentals. In Computer Lab, students will learn the fundamentals of computers and skills needed for the future. The wall outside the C.L. (room 300) will have other activities, achievements and accomplishments during the year.

 

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Owens18Discoveries - Cindy Owens has worked in the Coweta County School System for five years.  She lives in Senoia with her husband Craig and children, Madison, Matthew, McKenzie and Montana.  Mrs. Owens enjoys cooking, reading and scrapbooking.

 

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Shapley18Music - John Shapleyhas been a music educator for over 25 years both in Florida and Georgia.  Mr. Shapley loves working with young children and provides a National Standards-based general music program for all children at Eastside Elementary School, grades Pre-K through 5th! He also directs theEastside Elementary Bobcat ChorusandEastside Elementary Bobcat Recorder Ensemble which perform two major concerts per year at the Coweta County Centre for the Performing Arts as well as various performances throughout the community. Mr. Shapley also maintains a private teaching & music production studio in Peachtree City calledShapley Music Academy, where he instructs students of all ages. He specializes in teaching woodwinds and jazz and has led theSouth Atlanta Youth Jazz Orchestrafor high school students. He also gives instruction in brass, orchestral strings, percussion, voice, piano, guitar, music theory and technology.  He performs professionally as a saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist as well as offers other professional music services such as recording, jingle writing, composition and arranging.  Mr. Shapley is currently living in Senoia and has two college-age daughters, Danielle 21 and Rachel 19, who both attend Florida State University.

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Manley17P. E. - Dr. Tim Manley has been a teacher at Eastside for over 12 years, teaching physical education.  He lives with his wife, daughter, and a dog named Bug.  Most of his hobbies and interests are outdoors.

 

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Support Staff

Allen18Tina Allen has been an educator since 1992 and has been the media specialist at Eastside since 2003.  She loves to read and enjoys sharing good books with students.  Mrs. Allen has degrees from the University of Georgia and the University of West Georgia.  She lives in Newnan with her husband Eric and their two children.

 

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Attaway17Lisa Attaway started working as a school psychologist in Coweta County during 2003. Previously she worked in the mental health field for Central State Hospital and as a consultant for various agencies for the State of Georgia since 1991. She graduated from Georgia College and Georgia State University.

 

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Kendall17Cynthia Kendall

 

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Patrick Maritz has been working in the IT field since 2005 and has been with Coweta County Schools since May 2016.  He enjoys playing his guitars and reading books.  He lives in Senoia with his wife Jennifer and son Silas.

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Markland18Misty Markland has been a teacher at Eastside since 1999, and has taught 3rd grade, 4th grade and Kindergarten. Mrs. Markland has been the instructional coach since 2011. Her favorite things to do are read and spend time camping with her husband, Jason, and son, Logan.

 

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KathyKathy Schotthoefer has worked in the After School Program for the past five years.  She currently resides in Sharpsburg with her husband of 23 years. She has four children ages 12, 16, 18 and 28.  She loves to travel, read and spend time with her dogs.

 

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Threlkeld17Pauline Threlkeldhas been a teacher of young children for over 20 years and in Coweta County since 2001.  She has taught 6thgrade, 3rdgrade, Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1stgrade, and 2ndgrade.  Mrs. Threlkeld's current assignment is in Gifted Education.  She lives in Sharpsburg with her husband (Rolf) and they have two grown children (Crystal and Ben).

 

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Early Intervention Program

Church18Paula Church has been teaching at Eastside since 1996. She spent the first five years teaching second grade and then looped to third grade with her second grade class. She loved third grade so much that she decided to stay, however now she is taking on a new challenge teaching EIP for 3rd-5th grade. She is married and has one daughter. She loves animals, especially cats. She also loves to shop and spend time near the water, either a lake or beach, anytime she has a chance.

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Clay16Tracy Clay

PittmanLaura Pittman has been an educator for 25+ years. Mrs. Pittman has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and a M. A. in Curriculum and Instruction.

 

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Special Education

EvansCandace Evans graduated from the University of Georgia and Valdosta State University. She has been a Speech Pathologist since 1999. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching Georgia football games and going to the beach. She lives in Sharpsburg with her husband (Bryan) and her two sons (Carter and Cameron).

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Huffer18Amy Huffer has been working for the Coweta County School System since 2000. She earned a degree in Music from Harding University then later added an education degree. She lives in Griffin with her husband, Dan, and son, Brandon.  She loves animals and has 3 dogs (Phoenix, Groot, and Yondu), 2 cats (Grayson and Owen), and 1 bird (Mikey). Her hobbies are singing with Griffin Choral Arts and photography.

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Millard18Shannon Millard has been in special education since 2006. She has taught at White Oak, Willis Road, and Jefferson Parkway. She has been in the self-contained classroom at Eastside Elementary for 5 years. She enjoys spending time with her children, Anna and Jack. Her hobbies are hiking and camping.

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Ruttinger18Julie Ruttinger has been a special education teacher for over twenty years. Mrs. Ruttinger lives in Sharpsburg with her husband (Randy) and two daughters (Beth and Renee').

 

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Jenna ShanerJenna Shaner has worked in the Coweta County School System since 2002.  She has earned degrees from the University of Mississippi, Georgia State University, and the University of West Georgia.  Mrs. Shaner lives in Senoia with her husband and their three sons (Jack, Benjamin, and Elijah). 

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Blevins17Courtney Blevinsis a former Eastside student and is very happy to work at Eastside.  She joined Eastside's staff as a special education parapro in 2017.  Mrs. Belevins grew up in Senoia and now lives in Gay with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.  She enjoys camping, going to the beach, and other new adventures with her family.

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FincherDeshawn O'Neal

 

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Pre-K

Glover18Rachel Glovergraduated from the University of West Georgia and has been teaching since 2011.  She enjoys photography, going to the beach, and spending time with family.  She lives on a small farm in Senoia with her husband and two daughters.  She is excited to call Eastside home.

 

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 Liz18Liz Maltenieks is excited to be part of the Eastside family. She attended college at Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida before transferring to the University of South Florida to study elementary education. Last year she worked in a Special Education self-contained TRIAD program at Fayette County High School. She loves being at Eastside with her daughters (PK and 1st grade). She lives in Senoia with her husband, Kris, their daughters, Madison and Reagan, their dog, Jake, and cat, Stormie. 

 

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McGeachy17Angela McGeachyhas had previous experience at Moreland Elementary and Coweta Charter Academy.  Her educational background includes a certification in Early Childhood Special Education from Mercer University. She also holds an undergraduate degree from Georgia State and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia.  Her family of three girls and her husband call Senoia home.

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 McKinney17Katie McKinneyhas a degree in Early Childhood Education from Berry College.  She taught kindergarten and second grade in Clayton County Public Schools where she met and married her husband David.  After taking some time off to raise their children, Bryant and Abby Lynn, she taught for four years at Harp's Crossing Weekday Preschool and is now excited to be part of the Eastside family.  Katie and her family live in Senoia.

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Kindergarten

Boyles18April Boyles has been an educator for more than 13 years. She taught 3 years in Clayton County and has spent the rest of her time here at Eastside teaching Special Education and 1st grade. Mrs. Boyles has wanted to be a teacher for as long as she can remember and is very blessed to be living out that dream in such a wonderful place. She has lived in Senoia with her husband (Kevin) since 2004 and both of her children were born here. She has a daughter (Savannah) and a son (Christopher) who also love Eastside and the Senoia community!

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H Black18Heather Black has worked at Eastside for the last five years. Four of those years were spent substituting and Mrs. Black now currently works as a kindergarten parapro. She lives in Senoia with her husband Eric and their children, Bailey and Corey.

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Etheridge18Karen Etheridge has been an educator since 1994. Her teaching experiences include 4th grade, 1st grade, and kindergarten. Kindergarten is her favorite! Mrs. Etheridge has two wonderful sons, and a very supportive husband.

 

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Ramsey18Brooke Ramsey 

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Roycroft18Donna Roycroft moved to Georgia in 2005 and has been a teacher here in Coweta County since then, teaching 1st grade, kindergarten, and Pre-K. She lives in Newnan with her son, Quinn, and several pets.

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Bridges18Debra Bridges has been at Eastside since 2001. Mrs. Bridges has the pleasure of working in kindergarten with Ms. Roycroft. She lives in Sharpsburg with her husband Charles, and her two children, Jennifer and Chase.

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J Walker18Jenny Walker has been an educator since 1987. She graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University and completed her Master's degree at West Georgia. Mrs. Walker has two sons, Seth and Jacob and a beautiful daughter-in-law Anna. She lives with her husband in Sharpsburg.

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Gabriel18Traci Gabriel has been at Eastside for 6 years. She lives in Senoia with her husband Randy and their 3 sons, Zach, Drew, and Jake.

 

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First Grade

Biles18Alyson Biles has been an educator for over 15 years and all of those years have been spent teaching first grade here at Eastside Elementary. She has a Master's in Education. Mrs. Biles has wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl in first grade! She and her husband Jeff have a horse farm that includes a variety of other animals too. She loves to spend time working with her animals, making cards, and traveling with her husband.

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Keller17Rhonda Keller has been an educator for almost 20 years. She has taught almost 10 years in first grade here at Eastside. She lives in Tyrone with her husband (Ken). She has a daughter (Brittney) in college.

 

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Mitchell18Cassie Mitchell has been teaching in Coweta County for almost 13 years. She has her Master’s degree in Reading Specialization and also holds a Math Endorsement certificate. She is VERY passionate about teaching! She has been married for 13 years to her best friend and they have 3 beautiful and intelligent girls that are 10, 5 and 3 months old. They have lived in Senoia for almost 14 years and love their community!

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Wood18Shannon Wood has been an educator at Eastside since 2003. She graduated from Jacksonville State University in Alabama with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Physical Education. Mrs. Wood continued her education at West Georgia receiving a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education in 2009. She resides in Senoia with her husband (Scott) and two children, Daylee and Coleman, and her nephew, Landon.

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Second Grade

Bourque18Lisa Bourque has been a teacher for over 20 years. Many of those years were spent teaching Pre-k in both Rhode Island and in Georgia. She enjoys working with children and helping them to discover all of the wonderful, fascinating things out there in our world. She lived in Rhode Island for many years and has lived in Georgia for the last 13 years. Mrs. Bourque lives in Senoia with her husband, Pat and their two children.

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Futral18Alicia Futral loves teaching here at Eastside. She has enjoyed teaching for over 15 years in two schools. Mrs. Futral has lived in Senoia only a few years with her husband (Tommy) and their two children (Laine and Will).

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Middlebrooks17Contrell Middlebrooks is a native of Senoia. She had the wonderful opportunity of attending Eastside from the first to fifth grade. She is a graduate of West Georgia College and Central Michigan University. She has been a second grade teacher at Eastside since 1996. Integrity, professionalism, commitment, and dedication are some of the character strengths she brings into the classroom setting on a daily basis. Teaching is more than a career to her; it is her life’s calling. Ms. Middlebrooks is thankful for the opportunity to serve the children and parents in this community.

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Third Grade

Eason17Tammy Eason has been an educator in Coweta County since 1997. She began teaching 4th and 5th grades at Newnan Crossing from 1997-1999. She was a stay at home mom for five years. When both of her children were school age, she returned to teaching at Eastside in 2004 and has been teaching third grade ever since. Mrs. Eason lives in Senoia with her husband (Scott), son (Nick), and daughter (Alayna).

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Jordan18Debra Jordan has been an educator for over 10 years. She has a Master's degree in Reading, a Specialist degree in Curriculum and Teaching, and also holds a Math Endorsement Certificate. She lives in Senoia with her husband and two children.

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Sample18Jennifer Sample has worked for the Coweta County School System since 2011 and is thrilled to be part of the family here at Eastside. She holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) and is currently pursuing a MA in Mathematics Education (K-6). Mrs. Sample has two children, a son who is in 4th grade and a daughter who is a junior in high school. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her children play ball, scouts, any outdoor activity, and being at the beach anytime of the year.

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Tooley18Tammy Tooley has earned an Education Specialist Degree and Master's Degree through Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at Valdosta State University. Mrs. Tooley is an encourager, mother, wife, leader, friend, and dedicated teacher. Whole learning is her chief service but also her personal life-long purpose. Tammy’s core belief is that it is not academic or career accomplishments that earn happiness in life but in loving her family and serving others in reaching their goals. Tammy’s research interests are spiritual studies, and technology.

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Fourth Grade

Burks18Patty Burks has been an educator in Coweta County for over 11 years, teaching 4th grade. She lives in Fayette County with her husband (Joe) and her children (Joey, Carrie, and Nikki).

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Cathey17Catherine Cathey began teaching middle school in Louisiana. After teaching three years, she and her husband, Dale, moved to Sharpsburg. After moving to Coweta County she began teaching at Eastside. She started in fifth grade then she found her home in fourth grade. Mrs. Cathey has three children: two girls, Madison and Paige, as well as one boy, Garrett.

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Shaner17Brendan Shaner began teaching in 2002. He has spent his whole career here at Eastside teaching 4th and 5th grades. Mr. Shaner lives in Newnan with his wife, Jenna, who is also a teacher. They have 3 sons, Jack, Ben, and Elijah.

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HolmesKathy Smith has 3 adult children, and 1 child in college. She has 6 grandchildren so far! She earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Elementary Education from the University of West Florida. Beginning her career in Florida, Mrs. Smith now has over 30 years of teaching experience in grades 1-6. She loves her students, and her greatest reward is to see face of a child when they “get it!”

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Fifth Grade

Deleshaw17April Deleshaw has a B.S. in middle grades education from the University of West Georgia. She resides in Coweta County with her husband (Jason), their two boys (Jake and Jackson), and their daughter (Jordan). Mrs. Deleshaw loves teaching and looks forward to a long and rewarding career.

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Sluk17Dee Sluk grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and married her husband Ray in 1978. During his career, they lived in various cities in the states and overseas in such places as Tokyo, Japan; Hong Kong, and Mexico City. They have three lovely daughters and a son-in-law, and a special granddaughter born in January 2010. Mrs. Sluk has taught in a kindergarten classroom, fourth grade general classroom, fourth grade gifted classroom, first grade, and is presently teaching fifth grade. Her background includes a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood, Master of Education degree focused in Reading and Literacy, and an Education Specialist Degree in leadership. She is certified to teach ESL and Gifted students.

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Smoot18Gloria Smoot has been an educator for over 30 years in the 5th grade here at Eastside Elementary in the Coweta County School System. She received her Ed.S. degree from the University of West Georgia. Ms. Smoot is certified to teach grades 4-8 with concentrations in the areas of Math, Science, Social Studies, Language, and Reading. She enjoys working with her students and thinks of Eastside as her home.

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