Emily Gentry

    Hello! My name is Emily Gentry, and I have been teaching at the Primary School since 2014!   I grew up in Columbia and graduated from Hickman High School. I then went to the University of Missouri - Columbia and got a Bachelors in Elementary Education, and a Masters in curriculum and instruction.  My husband and two sons love calling Ashland our home!

    Ashley Porting

    My name is Ashley Porting.  I have been a teacher since 2013 and have taught at Southern Boone since 2016.  I attended Columbia College and have a Bachelor's in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching.  I have been a cheerleading coach here at Southern Boone since 2018.  I am a dog-mom to an adorable beagle mix named Scout.

    Amanda Catlin

    My name is Amanda Catlin and I have been with Southern Boone Primary since 2014. I am an Ashland Native but now live in Columbia, Missouri. I received a Masters in Elementary Education from Columbia College and I am currently working on my Reading Specialist Degree. I have a son in Middle school named Dallas. We also have a cat at home named Evie Bea and a dog named Coco Mae. I am very passionate about teaching reading and writing. In my spare time, I enjoy working out, dancing, and baking. I love teaching second grade and excited for a new year! 

    Kristin Kennish 

    Hi! My name is Kristin Kennish and I am extremely excited to be teaching second grade at Southern Boone Primary! I live in Ashland with my husband and three kids and I am a Southern Boone graduate and have great eagle pride! In my spare time I love to travel, read and spend time with family. Go Eagles!!!!!

    Stacie Siliva

    I moved to Missouri in 2018 with my husband Iosua. I completed my Master of Arts in Teaching at Austin Peay State University in my hometown Clarksville, TN. I enjoy playing volleyball, visiting family, and baking. I am blessed to be part of the Southern Boone family! I look forward to a wonderful school year in 2nd grade! 

    Jessica Scheidt

    My name is Jessica Scheidt and I am very excited to be teaching second grade this year.  I grew up in Columbia and graduated from Rockbridge.  I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Education and Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from MU. I live in Ashland with my husband CW and my two kids Corbin and Brooklyn.  I am very lucky to be able to live in such a wonderful community and teach in a wonderful school district. 

    Kristen Lines

    I am very excited to be teaching second grade. I’ve had the privilege to also teach Kindergarten and First Grade. I grew up in Columbia and graduated from Rock Bridge. I earned my Masters of Arts in Teaching from Columbia College in 2010. My husband, son, daughter, and I love calling Ashland our home.
    Madeline Shahan.
    I am happily married to my husband Logan for a few years now. We have a son, Tucker, who is FULL of life and we love dearly. My husband is a substation electrician at Central Electric Power Co-op. We feel blessed to be a part of your wonderful community.
    I am new to Southern Boone Primary School, but no stranger to teaching. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Education in 2014, and my Masters of Science in Educational Leadership in 2016. Previously, I taught at Kirksville Public Schools, in their elementary and special education departments. I love being a teacher, and I am so excited to have your students in my classroom. 
    Anne Brush
    Hello to all Southern Boone families.  So happy to be a teacher in such an awesome district!  
    My name is Anne Brush and currently a Second grade teacher.  I have past experience in 3 areas of education.   
    My education experiences are :2nd grade-2 years, 1st grade-4 years and Special Education-9 years.
    My husband and I have 3 children in their twenties and one granddaughter.  I love spending time with my family and 2 Bichon Puppies.