About the Pride

Whitney Thompson

Title: Principal

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I am your brand new administrator and I am beyond thrilled that I get to spend my time with all of the wonderful staff and students at Orearville. I enjoy spending my time cheering on my own three kids at their sporting events. This year is going to be a great one full of lots of learning and love!

Jerry Carter

Title: Head of Special Education

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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.

Sherri Yager

Title: Secretary

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I have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. I am starting my 19th year here at Orearville. I am currently the Secretary. I like spending my free time at home with my dog Blu and I also enjoy reselling. I have done that for several years as well. I am looking forward to a great year!!!

Lesley Boss

Title: Pre-K & Kindergarten

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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.

Taylor Mason

Title: 1st and 2nd Homeroom

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Olivia Helm

Title: 3rd & 4th grade Homeroom-Music/ Art

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Hi! My name is Olivia Helm. I grew up in Kentucky and graduated from Campbellsville University in 2021. I moved to Missouri shortly afterwards and started teaching here. I teach 3-4 grade, music, and coach cheer and dance. Music, theatre, and dance have all been lifelong passions of mine that I have enjoyed alongside many amateurs and professionals. I am so excited to share some of these similar experiences now with the students right here. I am so happy to be Tiger and love this school so much.

Renee Johnston

Title: 5th & 6th Homeroom

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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!

Conor Hayes

Title: 7th & 8th Homeroom

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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

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.

Sydney Odle

Title: Physical Education

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My name is Sydney Odle and I am a student at Missouri Valley College. I am majoring in physical education and played softball for 3 of my college years. I grew up on a huge cow calf operation in Northeastern Colorado and rodeoing. I hope to continue with that way of life with my fiancé Jesse Pope a professional are back rider. I am so excited for my first year at Orearville and so excited to meet all the students. This country school could not be a better place for me to start my career! I am a huge coffee lover and an avid foodie!!

Devon Keller

Title: Food Service Director

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Pam Romine

Title: Head Custodian

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My name is Pam Romine and I am the custodian. This is my 16th year working here. I have been associated with the school most of my life. I have been married to my husband Steve for 43 years. We have two daughters, Katrina and Maegan , and five grandkids. Jay, Aria, Braelin, Maddox and Paxton. I am a Quilter. I have 11 goats, 3 dogs, and around 10 cats.

Susan LeNoir

Title: Fantastic Grandma

This is my 1-th year at Orearville School and my 2nd year as a Foster Grandparent.

Orearville School has dedicated teachers and staff. It is my pleasure to be a part of this school.

"Once a Tiger, always a Tiger!"

I teach 1st and 2nd 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.

Betty Sample

Title: Fantastic Grandma