Phone: Ext. 562187


Degrees and Certifications:

Taylor Boling

Hi, there! My name is Taylor Boling, and I'll be part of the 4th grade team at New Hope!

I have my bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix, as well as my master's of Education and Gifted endorsement from the University of North Georgia. I was most recently a third grade teacher at Horizon Christian Academy.

I have been married for nine years. My husband and I have a daughter, Sutton (6) and a son, Shepherd (almost 2). We have an awesome German Shepherd as well. I enjoy reading, cooking, and spending time with my family. We love watching and cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs!

I am excited to get to know all of the amazing students in fourth grade and to work with an incredible team of educators!

Phone: Ext. 562177


Degrees and Certifications:

Lexi Contigiani

Hi, my name is Lexi Contigiani, and I'll be part of the 4th grade team at New Hope!

I have a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). I taught 2nd grade for 7 years, and most recently taught 4th grade at Brookwood Elementary.

I live in Alpharetta with my husband and our dog, Hudson! I love trying new restaurants, reading, exercising and traveling with friends and family. I especially love Alabama football and the Atlanta sports teams.

I am most looking forward to building relationships with my students and their families. I cannot wait to meet my future Nighthawks!

Phone: Ext. 562182


Degrees and Certifications:

Vicky Creighton

Hi, Nighthawks! I'm Vicky Creighton, and I'll be teaching 4th grade at New Hope!

I have a bachelor's in Elementary Education from the University of New Orleans and my master's from the University of South Alabama. I also have my specialist in Curriculum and Instruction, as well as my Doctor of Education in Elementary Education, and endorsements in math, ESOL, gifted and STEM. I was most recently a 4th grade teacher at Daves Creek Elementary School.

My mother is from Chile and my father was from California. However, I went to an American school in Hong Kong, then graduated from high school in California. I moved to Louisiana after I was married. We have 3 children and one grandchild, as well as a sweet pup named Boudreaux. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and writing.

I am SO excited to be a Nighthawk! I can't wait to open up our wonderful new school and be part of a terrific new school family!

Phone: Ext. 562176


Degrees and Certifications:

Jennifer Fox

Hello, I'm Jennifer Fox, and I'll be part of New Hope's first chapter as a 4th grade teacher.

I was lucky to be born in the Canal Zone, Panama, as was my husband. I attended California State University at Chico as well as Georgia State University. I have both master's and specialist degrees in Education as well as endorsements in ESOL and Special Ed. Most recently, I taught 3rd grade at Haw Creek Elementary School.

I have lived in Georgia longer than anywhere else. My family and I are grateful to call Forsyth County home! We have two sons who attend Forsyth schools and a young golden retriever, Ben, who is a big love but has boundless energy! In my free time, I love to play tennis and travel.

I am so grateful to be a part of the beginning of New Hope's journey!

Phone: Ext. 562181


Degrees and Certifications:

Jennifer Miranda

Hi, there! My name is Jennifer Miranda, and I can't wait to share my passion for education with my New Hope family!

I earned my undergraduate degree from Auburn University (War Eagle!) in Curriculum and Teaching. I received my master's degree from American College of Education in Curriculum and Teaching. I also have my ESOL endorsement. Last year, I taught 2nd grade at Johns Creek Elementary.

I grew up in Johns Creek and currently live in Cumming with my dachshund Sophie Grace. I also have lots of family and friends close by! I am an avid sports fan who loves hanging out with family and friends. I also love traveling and spending time at the beach.

As a student, I was part of opening two new schools, so I am excited to be on this side of the adventure. I can't wait to build our New Hope community!

Phone: Ext. 562180


Degrees and Certifications:

Emily O'Dell

Hello, my name is Emily O'Dell, and I'll be teaching 4th grade at New Hope!

I have my bachelor's of science degree in Early Childhood Education from Kennesaw State University, as well as both Reading and ESOL endorsements. Most recently, I taught 4th grade at Midway Elementary School.

I was born and raised here in Forsyth County and attended Forsyth County schools, graduating from North Forsyth High. I love this area so much, and it will always be home! I have two cats, Buzz and Pearl. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, and playing on my adult soccer league.

I'm excited to be in a brand new school with new staff and students to meet. I also look forward to seeing some of the kiddos that were at Midway with me!

Phone: Ext. 562183


Degrees and Certifications:

Amanda Walton

Hello parents and students! I am thrilled to be teaching 4th grade at New Hope this year!  I grew up in the Atlanta area, attending Greater Atlanta Christian School, and later graduating from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.  I graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and have since received my gifted endorsement.  Teaching and working with children have always been a passion of mine.  I have taught in both private and public school settings, teaching 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. Most recently, I was a 5th grade teacher at Big Creek Elementary.

My husband and I have three children who also attend schools in Forsyth County, as well as a golden retriever lab named Max.  As a family, we love to cheer on UGA football and the Atlanta Braves, spend time at the soccer fields, trips to the beach, and being involved with our church family.

I am so excited about being part of this wonderful community and I know we are going to have an amazing school year!