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!
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 CatlinMy 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!
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 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!
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 LinesI 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 BrushHello 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.