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“The mission of Emmalena Elementary is to provide a quality, equitable and safe education for all students through the cooperative efforts of students, staff, parents and the community.”


“Being the BEST everyday in the EES way”

            Emmalena Elementary faculty and staff are excited for the 2019-2020 school year. We hope to make it the best and most rewarding ever. Our staff consists of highly qualified teachers who set high expectations for all students. Our teacher are enthusiastic about the subjects they teach and do everything to ensure every child is successful is school and life. Our number one priority at Emmalena Elementary is to enhance the lives of students.

            As a central part of the community, Emmalena Elementary welcomes parents, community members and business owners to get involved with school activities. Emmalena Elementary has as active PTO and would like to encourage all parents to become members of this organization. One of the keys to high student achievement is high parent involvement. The staff at Emmalena hopes to strengthen our communication with parents through weekly newsletters, school cast and home visits. We would encourage each of you to become a parent volunteer at our school. We know that working together will enhance the lives of our students at Emmalena Elementary.

            Emmalena Elementary offers many services to our students. The Family Resource Youth Service Center works directly with the staff, students and community to provide services that link the home and school. The resource center also offers an early learning program for ages 2-5 and an after school program for students through 12.

            Emmalena Elementary provides students the opportunity to participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities to enhance their educational experience. We offer speech, academic teams, cheerleading, archery, STLP, Girls Scouts, basketball and volleyball teams. Encourage your children to get involved to help them grow in all aspects of their lives.

            Emmalena Elementary SBDM consists of Mr. Honeycutt, Zach Mullins, Teacher, Valesa Deck, Teacher, Amy Hofsess, Teacher, Gary Kassee, Parent, and Rochelle Waddell, Parent. If you have any questions or recommendation feel free to contact any of the members.

            We look forward to serving your children and making this the best year ever at Emmalena Elementary!!

Certified Staff

Principal: Jeff Honeycutt0.

Preschool: Tamara Martin

KG/Librarian: LaDawn Amburgey

1st: Lisa Shrum

2nd: Pam Hall

3rd: Candace Combs

4th-6th Reading/Lang. Arts: Valesa Deck

4th – 8th Math: Kenndi Damron

5th – 8th Social Studies/Reading/KG: Roy Handshoe

6th- 7th Math: Brent Hall

4th – 7th Reading/Lang. Arts/Social Studies: Lisa Sexton

4th – 8th Science/Reading: Zach Mullins

Special Education: Kim Mosley, Teresa Amburgey and Pat Perry

STC Literacy Coordinator: Jill Chaffins

GEAR UP Academic Interventionist: Lisa Neice

Classified Staff:

Secretary/Attendance Clerk: Sherri Mullins

FRYSC Coordinator: Helena Lewis

GEAR Up College and Career Navigator: Justin Morgan

Preschool Paraprofessional: Renee Noble

Paraprofessional: Patti Everage, Joyce Fuller

STC Literacy Tutor: Ellen Young

STC Grandparents: Gracie Conley

Custodians: Justin Mullins, David Gibbins

Cooks: Jennifer Collins, Lisa Amburgey, Deborah Chaffins

Bus Drivers: Patricia Short, Elven Hurt, Doris Shepherd, Elisha Gayheart, David White

Driver Assistant: Bernadette Amburgey
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