4th Grade

Carrie McGinnis joins us from Fort Smith Arkansas, with a brief stop in Richmond Hill, bringing over 15 years of teaching experience. She received her BS in Interdisciplinary Studies and Masters in Childhood Education both from Old Dominion University. Carrie‘s favorite book is Heaven is for Real, and she enjoys collecting sea shells, traveling, writing,…

Tiana Warren has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Her favorite book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Her hobbies include playing volleyball and cooking.

US Science

Alexus Parker, a Savannah native, received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Prairie View A&M University in Texas. While attending college, she played four years of Division I basketball. She was named MVP, Player of the Year, BOXTOROW HBCU All American, and Best Female athlete of the year. In her free time, she loves…

Music, Theatre

Bethany Lonce, originally from Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor in Music Education. Outside of school, she loves relaxing with her cats and listening to podcasts.

Justin Creager received his degree in Elementary Education from Olivet College. He brings many years of experience coaching high school football, baseball, softball, and bowling. Justin enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, and coaching youth athletics.

LS, Learning Commons Specialist

Donna Bouffard graduated from Georgia State University with a BA in English and a Masters in Library Science from East Carolina University. Her favorite book is The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. Her favorite part of teaching is the “ah-ha” moment from a student.

MS Science

Michael Barrett graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in International Agricultural Business and a minor in Wine Sciences. He received his M.A.T. in Middle Grades Science from Armstrong University. His previous endeavors include winemaker and outdoor educator. Independently, Michael has traveled through 50+ countries.

US English

Morgan Ballard graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BA in English and a minor in Writing. In her free time, she loves to read, and her favorite book is Catcher in the Rye. A graduate of St. Andrew’s School, Morgan knew she wanted to return to her alma mater and teach.

Amy Abbott

US Math

Amy Abbott grew up in Akron, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Kent State University and a Master of Arts from The Ohio State University. She has taught middle school, high school, and college level courses. In 2017, Amy and her husband relocated to Savannah. They have two sons and are on…



Qiwei Sun graduated from Northeastern Normal University with a BA degree. In China, he was a Teaching Assistant in an engineering institute. Starting in1986, he taught English as a Teaching Lecturer in the tourist department in Nankai University, Tianjin City, China. Qiwei came to America in 1991 working in two different banks for 7 years.…