Hello! My name is Emily Gentry, and I have been teaching at the Primary School since 2014! I completed my student teaching in second grade at SOBOCO Primary in 2013, and have taught here ever since. I graduated with my Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2015 in curriculum and instruction. I am so thrilled to be in such an amazing district with such great faculty and families. It is going to be an amazing year at the Primary School!
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.
I have been teaching here at Southern Boone since August 2016. I received my Post-Bach in Elementary Education in May 2016 from Columbia College. I am currently working on a Master's in Elementary Education at Columbia College expected to be complete May 2017. I have a son Dallas who is currently in Southern Boone Elementary. I was born and raised here in Ashland, Mo. I am excited that I am fortunate to come back and be an educator in my hometown.
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 SilivaI moved to Columbia 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 join the Southern Boone family this fall in 2nd grade! I look forward to a wonderful school year here in Ashland!
Hello! My name is Jessica Saltat. I am originally from Clearwater, Kansas and attended Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas (GO-RILLAS!). I received my degree in Early/Late Childhood Education (K-6). I started my teaching career in Third Grade for two years and am excited to continue this
wonderful career in Second Grade at Southern Boone!
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 LinesHi! My name is Kristen Lines. I am very excited to be teaching second grade. I’ve had the privilege to also teach Kindergarten and First grade. My husband, son and I love calling Ashland our home.April GeorgettiHi! My name is April and I am teaching second grade this year! I am so excited to continue my teaching career at Southern Boone. I have two kids, Emmalyn (4) and Dominic (7). My husband, kids, and I are relocating from Bolivar, MO. I’m looking forward to getting to know the Southern Boone community and teach second grade!