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 email@example.com.
Griffin Shumway: Global Citizenship
Griffin Shumway started working at WRVSU in 2022 as a Global Citizenship Teacher. He lives in Hartford. Outside of school, he enjoys dance parties, swimming, and sitting on rocks. Before becoming a teacher, he worked as a cook in the Upper Valley and in North Carolina. You can reach Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emily Miller: Science
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 email@example.com.
Holly Williams: Science
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mindi Wimett: Math
Mindi has been teaching at WRVMS since its first year in 2018. She currently teaches 6th, 7th and 8th grade math. She is also an advisor. She loves YA Literature! She’s an avid Red Sox fan. She enjoys traveling, hiking and snowboarding with her family. Mindi lives in South Royalton with her husband, two children, and kitty. You can contact Mindi at email@example.com.
Alicia Hanford: Math
Alicia began teaching in South Royalton 20+ years ago as a middle school math and social studies teacher. Before teaching in Vermont, Alicia taught middle school math and science in New Hampshire and led wilderness trips in the summer. When Alicia is not teaching, she can be found spending time with her husband, two teenage children, her dog, and two cats. She enjoys running, skiing, hiking, reading, walking, and riding her mountain bike. You can reach Alicia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jessica Gordon: English
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 email@example.com.
Siobhan Kelly: English
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan Morrison: English Language Arts
Dan Morrison, M.Ed. (He/him/his)Dan joined WRVMS in the fall of 2022. He has been a school leader, teacher, and varsity basketball coach in his educational career. He teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade English Language Arts. He is passionate about Vermont’s Golden Dome reading list, the Boston Red Sox, and grilling! You can contact Dan at email@example.com.
Dana Decker: Restorative
Dana Decker is in her second year with WRVSU. Currently, she has two roles: she is the district equity coordinator and a special educator for our middle school. She has been working in Vermont as an educator for over 20 years and is excited to transition over to working with our middle school students. She can’t wait to see all of the learning and growth that will happen this school year. She is also a mother of 3 and lives in Pittsfield. Dana loves to tie- dye in the summer months when she is not in the classroom.