Lesley Boss

Title: Pre-K & Kindergarten

The 80s Music Lady

I grew up in Slater, Mo. I graduated from SHS in 2000. I went to Central Methodist University for a degree in Early Childhood and back for my Masters.

I have three boys; Jason, Nathan, and Braylon. We live in Hughesville and have taught in a private preschool in Marshall. I also worked as a paraprofessional for Glasgow school district and this is my 14th year at Orearville.


Barbara Butler

Title: Food Service Director

I have lived in Slater all my life. I love to cook and fast cars. My favorite things are my children and grandchildren.

Jerry Carter

Title: Head of Special Education

Two Champion Rings

I am Jerry Carter, from Gatesville Texas I spent 11 years in the United States Air force. I have been married for about 16 years and have a son who is 14 and a daughter who is 13. I am a graduate of Missouri Valley College with a Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education.


Conor Hayes

Title: 7th & 8th Homeroom

The Disney Diva

Hello all, I grew up in Missouri and graduated college with some degree. Now I teach some kids about past events and how to speak.

I have played every sport except tennis because I am terrible at it.

Also, I'm short

Christy Heying

Title: Head of Mathematics

The Math Wiz

I graduated high school from Marshall High School and got her teaching degree from Missouri Valley College. I married my high school sweetheart, Mike and have 3 daughters, Kylie, Karson and Kassidy.

My favorite subject to teach is math, her favorite color is red and her favorite food is pizza

Michelle Hisle

Title: 1st & 2nd Homeroom

The Professional Note Taker

I was born and raised in Arvin, California. I moved to Missouri and got my degree in education from Missouri Valley College.

I am married to my wonderful husband Tim and have four children; Kinlee, Parker, Bree and Bailey.

I love spending time with my friends and family!

Renee Johnston

Title: 5th & 6th Homeroom

Hamster Lady

I am originally from Madison, Mo and have lived in Glasgow since 2013. I have been with my fiancé for 12 years. Our blended family includes his 2 daughters (Caitlin and Kylee), my two daughters (Nieva and Kylee), and our son Logan .

I love camping, swimming, and of course teaching!

Melissa Jones

Title: Librarian/ Technology

Tech Gal

I was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo. and I received my degree in education from Missouri Valley College.

I married the love of my life and had three amazing kids; Aden, Blaine, and Addi.

I love being with my family and going to the lake.

Nancy Meyer

Title: Music/ Band Director/ Art

Concert Pianist

I grew up in Slater and in 1991 graduated in SHS. I went to college at Central Methodist College (now CMU) and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelors in Music Education. I am currently working on my Masters.

I live in Slater with my husband Bill, son Liam, and Great Danes Willow & Gideon. I also have a daughter, Linzy, who is in college and lives in Columbia.

Abbey O'Neil

Title: Physical Education

The Alumni

I am so excited to be teaching PE this year! I was born and raised in Marshall. Graduated from Marshall High School in 2017, attended Northwest Missouri State University for 2 1/2 years, then decided to move back home and am currently a student at Missouri Valley College majoring in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy spending my time traveling, relaxing at home and cooking. Some of my favorite things are Dr. Pepper, China Inn and watching the Chiefs play!

Susan LeNoir

Title: Fantastic Grandma

It has been a privilege to be a part of Orearville School for many years. As Gene Neff always says, "Once a tiger, always a tiger."

Pam Romine

Title: Head Custodian

Quilting Master

My name is Pam Romine. I am a second generation Tiger. I have two daughters who were Tigers and five grandkids who are current Tigers. I love to quilt, sew, read, cats, and goats.

Betty Sample

Title: Spectacular Grandma

My name is Betty Sample and the kids call me grandma Betty. I have worked for foster grandparents for four years and this is my first year at Orearville. I'm married to Brian Sample and have three kids: Ryan, Teffany, and Amanda. I also have fourteen grandkids

Karson Sims

Title: Girls & Boys Head Coach

"One More Time!"

Hi everyone! I had the privilege of growing up a Tiger, here at Orearville, and continued my education as an Owl for a short time in high school and then again as a Tiger at Mizzou where I graduated with my degree in Ag Business.

Basketball has always been a huge passion of mine and coaching is something I've always felt drawn to. I was taught the true meaning of hustle, hard work and discipline in the gym and I am honored to be able to come back and do the same for your kids.

Meghan Tichenor

Title: Principal

Leader of all that is Good in the World

I grew up in Canada. My favorite color is blue. I have three boys; Connor, Pierson, and Lain.
I love all of the sports!

Kim Tennill

Title: 3rd and 4th Homeroom

Sub to full time teacher

I teach 3rd and 4th grade. I am from Michigan and miss living there. I enjoy spending time with my husband and kids, reading, traveling and finding good shows to binge watch on Netflix. :) My favorite things are Diet Dr. Pepper, no ice with vanilla, a really good calorie worthy dessert, kale chips, seeing my kids (my kids and my class kids) laugh and smile, and a solid cup of coffee on a cool fall morning.

Sherri Yager

Title: Para Professional

"Hey, can you cover this?"

I have three children and two grandkids. I have a dog I love like family named Blu. My favorite food is Mexican. I'm the most kind-hearted person you will meet.