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Amanda Bogle
Bogle, Amanda
6th Grade Science Teacher
Born in: Franklin, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 2009
Favorite thing about my job: Introducing a new concept or idea and seeing the joy and excitement on the students' faces
3 things I love: reading, watching movies, hiking
Favorite quote: "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Melissa Nicholson
Nicholson, Melissa
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Columbia State and Austin Peay
Started teaching in: 1998
Favorite thing about my job: Working with the students
3 things I love: Traveling, spending time with family, cheesecake
Favorite quote: "Your deeds are your monuments." - Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Lori Proffitt
Proffitt, Lori
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Glendale, CA
College attended: Nashville State Community College
Started working with children in: 2004
Favorite thing about my job: Helping children learn, whether it's organizational skills or understanding a new concept
3 things I love: spending time with my husband, camping, Diet Coke
Taylor Rhodes
Rhodes, Taylor
6th Grade Reading/Language Arts Teacher
Born in: San Antonio, TX
College attended: Abilene Christian University and Texas State University
Started teaching in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing my students mature & grow
3 things I love: The Beatles, Star Wars, and Sports
Favorite quote:  "Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle." - Christian D. Larson
Ali Smith
Smith, Ali
6th Grade Math Teacher/Head Softball Coach
Born in: Wheeling, WV
College attended: Belmont University, Union University
Started teaching in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Being a small part of this community that has become my extended family.
3 things I love: My family, softball, and Reese's
Favorite quote: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
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