Natalie Bennett This is will be my 8th year teaching and all have been in 5th grade! I will be starting my fifth year here at Silver City and have loved being a Comet! I graduated from North Forsyth and have lived in Forsyth county my entire life. I received my bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University and my master’s from Georgia Southern. I love to travel and spend time with my family. I coach high school softball at East Forsyth High School and am a huge sports fan, Go Broncos and Go Braves! I can’t wait to start the year off! 350393 firstname.lastname@example.org Laura Golota
Hi! I am so excited to be beginning my fourth year as a Comet! This will be my 11th year teaching 5th grade, and my 20th year of teaching in all. I am so excited to teach math and science again this year. I LOVE math! I am married and have 3 children: a daughter who is a freshman at the University of North Georgia, a son in 11th grade, and a son in 8th grade. We love to spend our free time out on the lake, traveling, watching college football, or watching the Braves. I am looking forward to a fabulous year!
350385 LGolota@forsyth.k12.ga.us Susan Grizzle My name is Susan Grizzle, and this is my 20th year teaching in Forsyth County. Having attended Forsyth County schools for my K-12 education, it is a privilege to teach in the same system that raised me! My passion is teaching reading and history, and I love 5th grade! I have a wonderful husband and 2 sons--Wyatt and Will. Wyatt is entering 7th grade and Will is entering 1st grade here at Silver City. I enjoy reading, decorating my home, and going to Braves games in my spare time! Looking forward to a great year! 350381 SGrizzle@forsyth.k12.ga.us Denise Johnson I’ve been part of the Silver City family since 2008, and I have taught grades 2nd through 5th during my career. In 2005, after leaving the IT world, I graduated from Brenau University with a B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education. Teaching reading and writing and helping my teammates has always been my passion, so I furthered my education and completed a Masters Degree in Reading and Literacy in August 2007 and a Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership in 2012 from Walden University. I am the mom of two amazing boys, Joey and Luke. I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog, Ranger. 350386 DenJohnson@forsyth.k12.ga.us Melanie Long I am honored to have been a member of the Silver City family since 2015. Prior to moving to Georgia, I lived in North Carolina where I taught math and science for 14 years before becoming a math and science coach for an additional 3 years. I have a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Administration from UNC-Pembroke. In 2020 I earned the Georgia math endorsement. I am blessed with 5 amazing children, Mallory, Haylie, Joshua, Samantha, and Dylan. Additionally, I have 3 wonderful children as my children’s spouses. Wesley is married to Mallory, Morgan is married to Joshua, and Garret is married to Samantha. Last, but certainly not least, I have 6 adorable grandchildren, Easton, Evie, Killian, Bella and Ryan and Riley. In November of 2023 I will welcome a new grandbaby. I enjoy spending time with my family as well as hiking and backpacking. 350411 MLong@forsyth.k12.ga.us Jeania Smith
My name is Jeania Smith and this is my eighth year at Silver City and my fourth year in 5th grade. I love being a Comet! I teach 5th-grade English Language Arts and Social Studies. I am very passionate about both of these subjects and love to integrate the two. I love my job and love to watch kids learn!
350416 email@example.com Katie Vaughan Hi there! I'm Katie Vaughan, and I am excited to begin my 15th year of teaching this year here at Silver City. I am a proud product of the Forsyth County School System and am honored to teach in the community where I was raised. I attended the University of Georgia where I earned my BSEd, MEd, and EdS in Early Childhood Education. I am a proud Triple Dawg! My husband, Nathan, and I live in the Silver City community with our two beautiful daughters, Blakely and Brooke. We enjoy attending UGA football, baseball, and basketball games with our family. Go Dawgs! 350382 KGVaughan@forsyth.k12.ga.us Emily Ginn Hi Comets! I am so excited to teach 5th grade this year! I graduated from Young Harris College and earned a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Georgia Southern and a Specialist degree in Teacher Leadership from Valdosta State. My husband and I make our home in the North Forsyth area and have three boys- Liam is in 5th grade, Carter is in 8th and Dylan is in 9th. I am passionate about building strong relationships with students and families and strive to make learning engaging and meaningful for all. 350412 firstname.lastname@example.org