Sabrina Durkee: Global Citizenship
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Sabrina Durkee started working at WRVMS as a paraeducator in 2018. In 2021, she began teaching Global Citizenship. Sabrina is a life-long fan of theater and works as the costumer for a local high school theater troupe. She enjoys historical costuming and all manner of visual arts. She grew up in Sharon, VT, where she still resides (with her 3 cats). Sabrina can be reached at

Jessica Gordon: English
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Jessica Gordon moved over to White River Valley Middle School after working at South Royalton School since 2009. She teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade English and advises a pod.  Jessica has a Master of Education from Southern New Hampshire University. She lives in Hartford with her husband, a three-year-old son (with another coming spring 2022), and a tiny dog named Franklin. Jessica’s hobbies include listening to true crime podcasts, taking walks, reading, and going on adventures with her family. She grew up in Vermont, left temporarily for college, and moved back upon graduation.   She can be reached at

Siobhan Kelly: English
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Siobhan has been working at WRVMS since it was formed in 2018. She teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade English classes. She lives in Barre, VT with her husband, two children, and cat. She enjoys hiking and disc-golf in the warmer months, and board games and TV in the cooler ones. As far as reading goes, she loves all genres, but is especially fond of fantasy. Siobhan attended elementary and high school in Randolph (where she was raised), got her bachelor's degree from the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, CT, and her Master's degree from Northern Vermont University in Johnson. You can reach Siobhan

Marie Kittel: Global Citizenship
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Marie started working in the Bethel schools in 1999 and at the WRVMS in 2019. She advises  6th grade Oaks pod this year. In her free time, Marie enjoys traveling, vistheiting yard sales and thrift shops, and working on family genealogy.  She serves as the secretary for the Randolph Historical Society. You can reach Marie at

Emily Miller: Science
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Emily has been at WRVMS since the merger and creation of the school in 2018. She teaches science and is a pod advisor for the middle school. Emily lives in Bethel with her husband, two teenage children, and fluffy dog. Emily loves to spend time outside, tinkering in the garden, cross country skiing, hiking, running, and anything in or on the water. You can reach Emily at

Andrew West: Math
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Andy has been a Vermont middle level educator for over 30 years.  He teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math at the White River Valley Middle School.  He grew up and still lives in Rochester with his wife and teenage son.  He has 3 grown daughters and one granddaughter.  He enjoys the change of seasons in Vermont and takes advantage of every opportunity to be outside during the summer months.  Andy and his wife frequently ride their e-bike on Vermont's numerous backroads, paddle its lakes and rivers, or hike and camp in one of Vermont's beautiful state parks. Spending time traveling to visit family or sitting on a beach in Maine are also important pastimes. He has spent many hours over the years coaching and watching his children participate in soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, and track and field. He can often be found in the stands cheering on former students as they compete at the high school level.  You can reach Andy at

Holly Williams: Science
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Holly was born and raised in Vermont. She has been teaching middle school science for 18 years and has taught in Rochester, South Royalton, and now at WRVMS in Bethel. Holly has two grown children and enjoys spending time with them and their families camping, hiking and playing sports. Holly has devoted the past 7 summers as a program assistant at the Yellowstone Forever Institute in Yellowstone National Park. She spends days supporting a variety of courses covering topics like bison research, geology, plants and herbal remedies, birds, and so many more. Currently she is preparing for her second trip for students to Yellowstone National Park. You can reach Holly at

Mindi Wimett: Math
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Mindi has been teaching at WRVMS since its first year in 2018.  Prior to coming over to the Bethel campus, she taught at South Royalton School starting in 2003. She currently teaches 6th, 7th and 8th grade math. She is also an advisor/pod leader. She loves YA Literature! She’s an avid Red Sox fan. She enjoys hiking and snowboarding with her family.  Mindi lives in South Royalton with her husband and two children. You can contact Mindi at

Kathie Burns: Paraeducator
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Kathie started working at WRVMS 21 years ago when it was Whitcomb.  She works as a Special ED Paraeducator with Middle School students.  Kathie has three grown daughters, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She has been a Girl Scout Volunteer for 40 years.  She likes reading and doing puzzles, and loves spending time with her family.  She has been living in Vermont most of her life.  She has lived in Colorado and Germany. You can reach Kathie at

Sarah Fisher Snow: Special Educator
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Sarah started working at WRVMS in 2021. She runs the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade alternative programming. She lives in Berlin with her husband, cat, and dog. She is a lifelong learner and an adventurer. When she's not at school, she can be found exploring Vermont's swimming holes, xc skiing, and listening to audiobooks in her hammock. She grew up in the NJ/NY area, but came to Vermont for college 17 years ago and hasn't ever wanted to leave other than to explore a new place (but she's always happy to come home). You can reach Sarah at

Kim Whalen: Paraeducator
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Kim started working at WRVMS in the fall of 2021. She works as support staff to students. Kim is a mother to 1 teen boy, 2 dogs, and a cat. She has worked many years as a cook, and was also a dental assistant for a bit.  She enjoys hiking, kayaking, skiing, and reading in her free time. Kim grew up in New Jersey, and as an adult has also lived in Rhode Island, Oregon, Maine, North Carolina, and now Vermont.  You can reach Kim at