• Kindergarten

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Ms. Anna Beth Adams

Hi! My name is Anna Beth Adams, and I am so excited to be teaching Kindergarten at Trip this year! I recently graduated from The University of North Georgia with a dual degree in Elementary and Special Education with a Reading endorsement. I love learning and having fun, and I cannot wait to meet and grow with each of my students. In my free time, I love painting, singing, spending time with family, and shopping. I also love Clemson Football (Go Tigers!), puppies, anything pink, and iced coffee! 

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Mrs. Muriel Charles

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Ms. Maud Devine

Bonjour!
 
My name is Maud Devine and I am thrilled to be back at Trip to teach Kindergarten DLI French.
I am originally from France but I moved to the United States over 15 years ago. I have 2 children: Ethan who is entering High School this year and Lia who will start middle school at Bay Creek Middle.
 
I started teaching in 2016 after earning my Masters in Early Childhood Education from Reinhardt University. Over the past 6 years I have taught in Dual Language Immersion in 2nd, 3rd and 5th grade.
 
I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for us at Trip and to meet my new students!

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Mrs. Danna Drake

Hello Trip Rams!  My name is Danna Drake and I am the mother of 5 wonderful kids and have a loving and supportive husband.  My hobbies include spending time with my family, crafting and keeping up with my two side businesses Bling by Danna and Designs by Danna.

I am so excited to be a part of Kindergarten this year.  I have been at Trip, in one way or another, since the school opened.  I have had two kids go through Trip Elementary and I am a past PTA President.  Last year, I was the Ice Cream Lady.  Kids know me as Danna Banana! 

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Mrs. Dominique A Gachelin

I am so excited to be part of Kindergarten, my name is Dominique A Gachelin, the kids call me Ms Dominique, I so love it because it makes me feel closer to them. I love helping the children, my reward from them is always the Thank you look on their face or a hug.

I am a mom and a wife. My husband and I have 3 kids, 2 boys and 1 girl. We love family game night and excursion to the mountains and relaxing at the beach. Cant wait to have a wonderful year at TRIP.

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Ms. Denise Gladden

I have been a teacher for over 16 years and have taught many different grade levels from kindergarten, first grade EIP, third grade, and fifth grade. I really love teaching kids. It’s my passion in life! My greatest joy is when I help a child become a life-long learner.

I attended Georgia Southern University for my bachelors in Early Child Education. I attended Grand Canyon University for my masters in Reading Curriculum and Instruction and for my specialist in Leadership: Curriculum and Instruction.

My husband, Jameel, and I have four wonderful and independent daughters: Deonne, Kara, Kayla, and Dominique. They all love many different activities, which keeps our family busy. Also, we love to travel and have visited 48 U.S. states and 11 countries so far. We’re going to visit Alaska and Hawaii soon. New experiences and seeing different cultures are important gifts to my family and me.

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Ms. Dorothy Jones

My name is Dorothy Jones and I love working with children. I have both a son and daughter and truly enjoy being a grandmother! My daughter is a teacher and my son is a technician. I have worked for the U.S Post Office and substitute taught for several years. The past few years I have enjoyed working as a paraprofessional and look forward to a great year!!

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Mrs. Kellie Mercer

Hello! My name is Kellie Mercer. I have recently graduated from Georgia Gwinnett College with a Bachelor of Science in Education, GO GRIZZLIES! I have two wonderful young gentlemen at home, Jackson (6) and Thomas (3). My husband and I were married in Dahlonega, Georgia on Cinco de Mayo in 2017. Our little family loves boating, going to the beach, and watching movies. I, personally, enjoy reading and scrapbooking.
 
I have always loved working with children and I am unbelievably excited to share my love of teaching and learning with the Trip community. I look forward to a very productive and fun year filled with lots of smiles and laughter. 
 

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Ms. Dani Mitchell

My name is Dani Mitchell and I love spending my days teaching and having fun in Kindergarten. I graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Dual Bachelors' degree both in General Education along with Special Education. I have an amazing dog named Ollie who I spend most of my time away from school with. I love going out to eat with friends, shopping at Target, and spending time with my family.

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Ms. Alexis Norville

My name is Alexis Norville and I am so excited to be a part of the Trip family! I recently obtained my Bachelor’s of Science in Early Childhood Education at Georgia Gwinnett College. I love teaching in a community that I am familiar with and love dearly. I have a love for learning and I can’t wait to share that love with my students. It is my goal to make school a place where students are excited to come and be a part of a family where they have the chance to learn and lead. While not at school, I enjoy spending my time serving at church and spending time with my friends and family. I’m looking forward to this school year!

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Ms. Pam Roberts

My name is Pam Roberts and I am so excited to be working with kindergarten this year! I am originally from North Carolina, but I have lived in Georgia for over 20 years. I moved to Georgia to attend DeVry University where I received my Batchelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems. This will be my 11th year at Trip ES. First, I started as an involved parent/volunteer back in 2008. Next, I served as PTA Co-President for two years where I worked closely with the principal, teachers and other parents. Then, I was on staff as a lunchroom monitor for 3 years before deciding to become a substitute teacher. I substitute taught for two and a half years before joining the staff here at Trip. When I'm not at work I stay very busy with my family. I have two daughters, Alex and Hailey. Alex is in college and Hailey is a senior at Grayson High School. My son Gavin attends Bay Creek Middle School. I look forward to an awesome school year! Go Rams!