Gretchen and Holly have taught over a combined 45 years! We love hands on, creative activities with a flair that promote deep thinking and allow our students to show their individualities.
Do whatever it takes to reach all learners!
Gretchen has served as our Second Grade Level Chairperson for four years and is certified as a Quality Assurance Review Team member through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Hollis has completed training through the Write from the Beginning program and earned her Gifted Endorsement certification.
Hollis received a BA from the University of South Carolina and Gretchen received a BS from The University of Akron.
Hollis has been married for thirty years. She and her husband live in Richmond Hill where they have raised two sons. Gretchen has been married for 19 years and is currently raising two children.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Winter, The New Year, Martin Luther King Day, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Close Reading