Rebecca Barrow I have been blessed to be a part of the lives of many different children! I have taught Kindergarten and Second Grade for nine years each, as well as Third and Fourth Grades. This year, I will teach First Grade and I'm so excited about that! 350299 Tara Buzeta I am embarking on my 18th year of teaching. Time sure does fly when you love what you do!! I love teaching first grade and working at Silver City! In my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with my husband, three kids, and fur babies. Reading, working out, and distressing/upcycling furniture are my favorite activities. I am looking forward to a wonderful school year! 350293 Hope Cleveland Hey guys! I'm Hope Cleveland and I'm SO excited to be a Silver City Comet again this year! This year, I will be teaching First Grade and LOVE this grade! I graduated from UNG with an Early Childhood Ed degree, as well as my Special Education degree! I am married to my college sweetheart, Cory and have a 2 year-old daughter named Piper and a baby sister on the way! My three favorite things are: the Georgia Bulldogs, coffee, and shopping at Target! 350283 Jessica Hammond I am so excited to be teaching first grade again this year. This will be my 4th year teaching, and my home has been with my first graders. I absolutely love this phase of learning, and I love watching my students grow their brain throughout the year. As someone who grew up in Forsyth County, I love teaching in the community that taught me, and I truly love being a Comet! 350298 Janna Quatela
Hi friends! My name is Janna Quatela. I graduated from the University of North Georgia with a dual degree in General Education and Special Education. I have a Reading Endorsement and am ESOL certified. My husband and I just welcomed our first child, a sweet baby girl named Layla. Looking forward to a great school year!
350280 Sarah Russell Hello everyone! My name is Sarah Russell. This is my 13th year teaching and my third year here at Silver City. I will be teaching first grade this school year and I am so excited! I received my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, from Georgia Southern University, and a Master of Science in Post Secondary Education from Troy University. In my free time, I love music, coffee and spending time with my family. My husband Adam and I have 3 children. Aralyn, who is going into 8th grade, and two children who attend Silver City. Layton will be a 4th grader and Kellen is going into the 3rd. I look forward to an amazing year! 350288 Emily Souders My name is Emily Souders and I am so excited to be your child’s first grade teacher this year! This will be my 9th year teaching and my 4th year as a Comet. I completed my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Special Education in 2012 from NGCSU and earned my Master’s degree from Valdosta State University in the Fall of 2017. I have teaching experience in 3rd grade, Kindergarten and 1st grade but 1st grade definitely has a hold on my heart. There is nothing better than watching my kiddos grow in their excitement for learning while taking ownership of our classroom. In my free time, I love traveling and spending time with my husband Noah and our daughter Vivian. 350290 Felicia Tinsley My name is Felicia Tinsley, and I am coming from Cherokee County School District. This is my 7th year of teaching with one year of 3rd grade experience and five years of 1st grade experience. My passion is teaching 1st grade with teaching children how to read and to have a love for reading as well as teaching 1st grade math and helping children to push past their fears and believing in themselves that they can. I live in the Dawsonville area with my husband and our 3-year-old Weimaraner, Smoky. I enjoy spending time with Smoky, drinking coffee, reading books, cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers, listening to music, vacation trips to Tennessee, and venturing to the beach. I am looking forward to a great year and becoming a Comet at Silver City Elementary! 350289