Mrs. Jessie Zaretsky

Phone: 678-957-3100


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. in Journalism MAT in Middle Grades LA and SS Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Certified in Gifted, AP Lang, and AP Literature

Mrs. Jessie Zaretsky

Mrs. Zaretsky is excited to be back at Peachtree Ridge this year!  She previously taught 8th grade Gifted and Regular Language Arts for eight years at Hull Middle School. She has taught 10th grade PreAP AP Literature as well.  This semester she will be teaching 11th Grade PreAP Language Arts and 10th CP Language Arts. Mrs. Zaretsky loves the Lion community!  Mrs. Zaretsky grew up in Macon, Georgia and moved to the Atlanta area when she attended Georgia State University where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Journalism.  She has a Master's degree in Middle Grades Education from Brenau University and a Specialist's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College.  Mrs. Zaretsky is also gifted certified.  She will be sponsoring the Key Club and co-sponsoring Student Council this year.  Mrs. Zaretsky is married and has one daughter  Her hobbies include reading, working out, traveling, and watching plays and musicals.  Mrs. Zaretsky looks forward to working with each of you this semester!  

Some interesting facts about Mrs. Zaretsky:
  • She used to be a ballerina
  • She taught pre-school for two years
  • She loves The University of Notre Dame (Go Irish!)
  • She attended private school from K-12
  • Her husband's family is from Lithuania

10th grade LA Syllabus
11th grade LA Syllabus

My Schedule
1st Block - Planning in A110
2nd Block - 11th PreAP American Literature in A110
3rd block - 10th CP World Literature with Ms. May in A110
$th Block - 11th PreAP American Literature in A110