I have been a teacher for 17 years total with 13 of those years in Kindergarten at Marvin Primary. I have been married for 23 years and I have 2 children. Kelsey, my daughter, is 21 years old and about to graduate from college with a teaching degree in early childhood education. Drew, my son, is 14 and loves to play baseball and basketball. In my spare time, I enjoy watching my son play sports, shopping with my daughter, and scrapbooking when I have time.
Leslie Battles-1st Grade
This is my 23rd year of teaching. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 23 years. I have my Bachelors from UCO in Oklahoma and my Masters from ATU. I have a son and daughter. My grandmother was Mulberry's town librarian for many years and lived where the Dollar General store stands now. I am passionate about books, art and traveling! My dream is to live somewhere different every summer until I retire from teaching.
Heather Smyth-1st Grade
kathi Brown-2nd grade
Cynthia Coget-2nd grade
Vanessa Chanthavy-3rd Grade
Charity Freeman-3rd grade
Larraine Ross-4th grade
Hello, my name is Ms. Larraine Ross. I teach 4Th grade here at Marvin Primary School. I live in Alma, AR, with my dog Hope- she is my baby. Hope is a Morkie which is a cross between a yorkie and maltase. She loves to be outdoors and loves to go on walks. I have a small garden and love to be outdoors as well. I have one sister and three brothers –they all live in Siloam Springs, AR, near my Mom and Dad. Here are some other things I like: Razorbacks, The Hunger Games, reality TV, the color red, flip flops, sandy beaches, ladybugs, polka dots, snickers, cinnamon candy, strawberries, popcorn, movies, school, air-conditioning, and dogs.
A number of years ago, I went to college at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (LOVE THOES HOGS). Go Hogs Go! This will be my sixth year of teaching and my fifth year of teaching fourth grade. My first year teaching was at PV and I taught 6/8th grades Language Arts.
Before returning to school to becoming a teacher, I was a juvenile probation officer. Basically, I have spent many years helping kiddos with difficult situations - you know those things that hurt your insides, feelings, and such. So, you could say that I have had a long career working with kids
Lenzi Peters-4th Grade
John Carney-Special education
Desiray summerall-Special Education
jonathan doss-physical education
Brandi Hargraves-Library Media
I have been with Mulberry/Pleasant View school district since 2012 and started in the library during the 2013/2014 school year. I am the librarian at Marvin as well as at the High School Campus! I love to read (obviously), I love animals, the color purple and going on adventures with my husband! We have one dog named FuFu, a very fat cat named Festus and three chickens: Copper, Ms. Frizzle, and Chigger.