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Holt Josh Holt, Josh Principal Office 3055 West Kildee Lane DHE Students and Families. My name is Josh Holt and I am very excited about being your new principal at David Harrison Elementary. This is just a short note to tell you a little bit about myself. This will be my 13th year in education. During my career I have served as an elementary teacher, an athletic coach (baseball, basketball, and football), as a learning coach, and as a principal for the past six years. I graduated from Central Methodist University with a degree in education, I have a mas 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Holt 2018.jpg
Gentry Robin Gentry, Robin Secretary Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, My name is Robin Gentry. I am married to my husband James and we have 3 children. Our daughter Brittany is married to Max and they have 2 beautiful girls, Penny and Olive, who are such a blessing. They call me Gigi!!!! We have two boys. CJ who is attending BBC and pursuing a degree in International Cultural Studies to be a missionary. Josh, who will attend DMACC in Iowa this fall playing college baseball and is pursuing a degree in secondary education.  I am very involved in my church an 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Gentry 2018.jpg
Greer Christina Greer, Christina Nurse Office 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Greer 2018.jpg
Kaiser Richard Kaiser, Richard Custodian Office 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Keiser 2018.jpg
Petree Chase Petree, Chase Counselor Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Chase Petree the School Counselor . I've worked 12 years in education, 22 years total in counseling and year one at Harrison. I have a Bachelors Degree from the Univsity of Pacific and a Masters Degree from Evangel University. I was born and raised in Sunny California. I'm married to my beautiful wife Kim for 26 years and together we raised 4 wonderful children. I enjoy swimming, exercising, and all family-related activities. I will enjoy the faculty. Mrs. Parker has assured me 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Petree 2018.jpg
Leo Elizabeth Leo, Elizabeth SPED Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, my name is Elizabeth Leo, and I am the Special Education Teacher at David Harrison Elementary. This will be my 10th year at Harrison. I have been teaching for 23 years and am an MSU graduate. I have a 22-year-old daughter and a 19-year-old son, as well as 3 one-year-old fur babies. My husband Chris and I enjoy many crafts, attending Cardinals baseball games, spending time outdoors, cooking, and music. I love being a Harrison Husky, because I believe our staff change lives, and I love seei 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Leo 2018.jpg
Stewart Lori Stewart, Lori CARBO Reading Office 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Stewart 2018.jpg
Fitzlaff Beth Fitzlaff, Beth ELL Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Fitzlaff 2018.jpg
Fisher Kortney Fisher, Kortney Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Fisher 2018.jpg
Gillaspy Katelyn Gillaspy, Katelyn Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Gillaspy 2018.jpg
Blaine Andrea Blaine, Andrea Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Blaine 2018.jpg
Trotter Susan Trotter, Susan 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane I am very excited to be teaching your child in First Grade this year! I've been teaching for fourteen years; a mixture of 1st, 4th, and 5th grades. I am starting my 7th year teaching at Harrison! I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Management from Missouri State University. I was a Cost Accountant for Ozarks Coca-Cola Bottling for 16 years before deciding to return to school to become an elementary teacher. I received a Master's of Elementary Education with an emph 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Trotter 2018.jpg
Taylor Kim Taylor, Kim 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane My name is Kim Taylor and I teach 1st grade. This will be my 20th year in teaching, and my 10th year at Harrison. I grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. I graduated with my undergrad and Masters at Missouri State. I am married to my best friend, Ken Taylor, who works in advertising at Adsmith. I have 4 children: Aiden - a freshman at Kickapoo, Rory - 8th grade at Cherokee, Mara - 4th grade at DHE, and Brenna - 3rd grade at DHE. I LOVE to read, take naps, go on fun adventures with my family, read 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Taylor 2018.jpg
Tepe Chelsea Tepe, Chelsea 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Tepe 2018.jpg
Kujath Scotty Kujath, Scotty 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Kujath 2018.jpg
Licata Dawn Licata, Dawn 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Licata 2018.jpg
Frey Katie Frey, Katie 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello. My name is Katie Frey and I am lucky enough to be a 2nd grade teacher. I have been teaching for 16 years and this will be my 10th year at DHE! I earned my Bachelor's degree at Missouri State University and my Master's degree through University of Missouri. I have lived in my hometown community of Republic for the majority of the last 35 years (Go Tigers!) I have been blessed with an amazing family: my husband is incredibly patient and hardworking, my middle school daughter could not be an 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/frey 2018.jpg
Clark Joanna Clark, Joanna 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, my name is Joanna Clark and I teach 3rd grade.  I am beginning my 17th year teaching with Springfield Public Schools, my 10th at David Harrison.  I am originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania but came to Springfield in 1998 and graduated from Evangel University. My husband is a sergeant and the K-9 officer with the Nixa Police Department and I have one son who will be a 5th grader in the fall.  My favorite thing about Harrison is the high expectations that exist for staff and students b 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Clark 2018.jpg
French Holly French, Holly 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, my name is Hollie French. I started working at Harrison during the 2017-2018 school year. This will be my first full year teaching 3rd grade. I attended college at Missouri State University, right here in my home town. I have a kind and caring husband, Geoff. In my free time I enjoy reading, gardening, and cooking. I am thankful to be a Husky! I love how much support there is from the families, staff, and local community to help with our students' learning! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/French 2018.jpg
Baumann Jamie Baumann, Jamie 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane My name is Jamie Baumann, and I am a 3rd grade teacher at DHE. This is my seventh year teaching, and I have been lucky enough to call Harrison home all seven years. I am from Arkansas, but I attended both undergrad and graduate school at Missouri State University. I live in Nixa with my husband and my two children. We love college football (Go HOGS!), traveling together and being involved with our church and the community. My favorite thing about Harrison is the passion and dedication that ou 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Baumann 2018.jpg
Curry Julee Curry, Julee 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Curry 2018.jpg
Vaughan Julie Vaughan, Julie 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Vaughan 2018.jpg
McQuarry Roxie McQuarry, Roxie 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Roxie McQuarry, 4th grade teacher. I’ve been teaching for 14 years.  This will be my 10th year at Harrison. I feel very fortunate to have been at DHE since the school opened in 2009.  I earned my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Drury University.  In my spare time, I like to watch football (Go Seahawks!) or play board games with my family.  My favorite thing about Harrison is getting to know all the families over the years. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/McQuarry 2018.jpg
Bossing Shannon Bossing, Shannon 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I’m Shannon Bossing and I teach 4th grade at DHE.  This will be my 23rd year of teaching, 3rd year at Harrison.  I went to Missouri State University for my teaching degree.  Additionally, I have a Master’s degree in education from Drury University and a second Master’s degree in administration from Missouri State.  My husband Eric and I have been married 24 years and our twins, Alex and Tyler, are sophomores at William Woods University.  I love spending time with my family, reading, runni 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Bossing 2018.jpg
Rowell Charles Rowell, Charles Instructional Technologist Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Rowell 2018.jpg
Zimmerman Kevin Zimmerman, Kevin Art Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Zimmerman 2018.jpg
Fetzer Amy Fetzer, Amy Music Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Amy Fetzer, Music, MMEd. I have taught and led music groups for 30 years!  I’ve taught in the classroom for 17 years and 9 of those years have been here at Harrison.  I grew up in Springfield and went to college at Drury.  Then I studied at Emporia State University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and finally got to finish my Master’s degree in music education at Evangel.  All three of my children are musical as well.  Elizabeth is an excellent percussionist.  Ben is a grea 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Fetzer 2018.jpg
Knight Angela Knight, Angela Librarian Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I’m Angela Knight, Librarian at DHE and Pleasant View. This will be my 5th year with SPS, 3rd year at Harrison. I attended Drury University for my teaching degree and William Woods University for my Master’s degree in Instructional Technology. My husband Cameron and I have been married for 26 years and we have two children. Allyson is attending College of the Ozarks and pursuing an Art Education degree and Garret is attending OTC and MSU. We are looking forward to watching him march 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Knight 2018.jpg
Brummel Erica Brummel, Erica P.E. Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Brummel 2018.jpg
Smith Mitchel Smith, Mitchel SPED Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Smith 2018.jpg
Wheeler Malorie Wheeler, Malorie Library Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Wheeler 2018 v2.jpg