Fourth Grade Teachers

School Phone: (770) 887-7705

Durant  Kristen Durant
Hi!  My name is Kristen Durant.  My family moved to Forsyth County from Maryland 11 years ago and consider ourselves lucky to be part of the Coal Mountain community.  I am fortunate to have my three wonderful children, Jake, Mallory, and Ella attending CMES with me as well.  In my free time, I enjoy watching my children play their sports and spending time on Lake Lanier.   I am excited to be at Coal Mountain for another year of teaching fourth grade and looking forward to a great year! 
phone  730182 email
JOnes  Jody Jones
Hello everyone!  My name is Jody Jones. I have a wonderful husband and  3 girls, Lexy Kate, Avery Grace and Aubrey Jay. I received my bachelor’s from Mercer University and I have a Master’s in Integrating Technology in the Classroom. I have been teaching elementary school for many, many years!   When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my family, and boating.   I am so fortunate to be a part of Coal Mountain Elementary.  I look forward to a fabulous year in 4th grade.
phone  730183 email  
Keller  Torri Keller
My name is Torri Keller and I am excited to be joining the Coal Mountain Team this year. I graduated from what is now the University of North Georgia in 2004 and started teaching at Sugar Hill Elementary School in Hall County. I taught there for 11 years where I had the chance to teach First, Second, Third, and Special Education. My husband, Allan, and I have two wonderful boys. Wesley is 5 years old and starting Kindergarten this year. Liam just turned one is learning to walk and play. I look forward to a wonderful getting to know your children and the school.            
phone  730184 email  
Schimm  Melissa Schimmelpfennig

Hi!  I am Melissa Schimmelpfennig and am excited to join the Coal Mountain community!  I taught third grade for 9 years at Settles Bridge Elementary, and taught fifth grade prior to that, in Gwinnett County.  I was raised in Iowa, and lived in Massachusetts, Ohio, and Colorado before settling in Forsyth County.  My husband, Tad, and I have two children.  Adison is a freshman at Georgetown University, and Brandt is a sophomore at Lambert High School.  I'm looking forward to a great year with my new Fourth Grade Miners!

phone   730188 email
 Wildes  Anna Wildes
 I am Anna Wildes.  I'm an experienced teacher, musician, artist (when I can squeeze those last two in), and life-long student.  My husband, son, and I will be making going to school a daily, family event as my son and I will be at Coal Mountain, and my husband will be right down the lane at North Forsyth High School.  Thank you for welcoming me to your Coal Mountain family!
 730190 email
Last Modified on August 17, 2015