Carol Kahler [back to top]
Hails from: West Virginia
Little known fact:
Katie Beck [back to top]
Position: School Counselor
Hails from: Yorktown, Virginia, but grew up moving around a lot because my Dad was in the Air Force.
Education: B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech, M. Ed in School Counseling from the College of William & Mary.
Experience: This is my second year at SMS. Before coming here I was an Elementary School Counselor in North Carolina.
Little Known Fact: I've broken my collarbone twice.
Elissa Grantham [back to top]
Teaches: English 7
Hailes from: Richmond, VA (but my heart has always been in the mountains)
Education: VT – GO HOKIES!!!!
Experience: Have taught middle school since 2000. Before teaching I managed a Burger King, sold police equipment and cars, and helped supervise a few events at the White House.
Little known fact: Wanted to be an astronaut while growing up. Would still jump at the chance to go into space.
Sheri Edwards [back to top]
Teaches: Math 8, Physical Science
Hails from: San Antonio, TX
Education: Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas @ San Antonio
Experience: 2-yrs teaching science at Pearsall Jr. High in Texas, 3-yrs at SMS
Little known fact: Collects crazy glasses (eyeglasses!)
Anita Alderman [back to top]
Position: Secondary Instructional Coach
Hails from: Norfolk, Virginia
Education: B.S. English - Radford University, M.A. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - Virginia Tech
Experience: Has taught in Montgomery County since 1999
Little known fact: Grew up as an Air Force brat and has lived in many places across the United States and in two European countries.
Heather Wilson [back to top]
Position: Health & Physical Education
Hails from: 5 different states...but Cleveland, OH mostly
Education: Kent State University
Experience: Currently on year 8 at SMS
Little known fact: I'm related to Batman! (technically the actor thast played Batman in the 2016 movie "Batman vs. Superman")