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Dorothy Mitchum

Landon Kreis, Journalist

September 17, 2020

Arlington High School Got a new teacher in 2019 named Dorothy Mitchum. She lives in Lakeland TN and Works in the Functional Skills Room at AHS. “I love my job!” Dorothy Mitchum chose to join AHS because she loves ACS and its students, teachers, and staff. “I also Graduated from AHS in 2010, so it...

McKinzie Kivelle

McKinzie Kivelle

Mason Golden, Sports journalist

September 17, 2020

Even with a challenging start back to school year, new Donelson Elementary school teacher Ms. McKinzie Kivelle has pushed through. This is is her very first year teaching on her own after getting her teaching degree at the university of Memphis. She teaches all subjects in the fourth grade.  Ms. Kivelle wants to spread her love of learni...

Michael Wiles

Michael Wiles

Leanna Henson, Journalist

September 17, 2020

Michael Wiles enjoys watching young adults grow and learn from his class. He is a new Army JROTC teacher at Arlington High School who began teaching this year. His class covers grades 9-12. His credentials that he states are, “I obtained my degree from American Military University, but attended sever...

Ashton Guard

Ashton Guard

Bailey Henderson

September 17, 2020

Mrs. Ashton Guard is a new 5th grade teacher, but not new to the career field. Mrs.Guard has been teaching for 10 years prior to joining the ACS District. Her first teaching experience was at East Elementary in Jackson, TN, seeing that’s where she’s from. When asked why she chose this occupation...

Ruth Luong

Ruth Luong

Bailey Daugherty, Journalist

September 17, 2020

Ruth Luong loves seeing her students’ growth from the beginning of the year to the end. She is a new 3rd grade teacher at Arlington Elementary School! Prior to teaching at Arlington, She was a 2nd grade teacher at Kingsbury Elementary School. She earned her degree at Tennessee Technological Univers...

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

Zach Baker, Journalist

September 17, 2020

While some adults aspire to work in an office, manual labor, or a hospital. Coach Brad Smith is the head baseball coach and wellness teacher here at Arlington High School. Before AHS, he was the head baseball coach, and teacher, at Tipton Rosemark Academy. He is 43 and lives in Covington, Tennessee....

Natalie Garrison

Natalie Garrison

Abbey Harper, Twitter Manager

September 17, 2020

Natalie Garrison is a first year teacher at Donelson Elementary. “I am so thankful to be here at Donelson!” She student taught in a kindergarten class last year at Arlington Elementary, but this is her first year to have her own class. “This has always been my dream job!”, says Ms. Garrison....

New AHS Teacher Article

New AHS Teacher Article

Kaitlyn Gray, AHS Journalist

September 17, 2020

Arlington High School has been experiencing many different procedures along with gaining new teachers. Mrs. Brittany Thomasson is a new teacher this year at AHS after talking with her dear friend, Demetri Faulkner and is excited to start teaching the students. “ I teach 9th and 12th grade English. I am t...

Al Stevens

Al Stevens

Lainie Childers

September 17, 2020

Arlington High School has a new teacher! Al Stevens, who is very passionate about  his teaching here at AHS. He started teaching history and coaching baseball as the assistant coach to our students at AHS. Some things that have helped Coach Stevens through his first year at AHS durning this pandemic...

Ms. Shaley Chansuolme

Ms. Shaley Chansuolme

Jayde Hensley, Sports Journalist

September 17, 2020

Ms. Shaley Lynne Chansuolme is not just any 10th grade English teacher. She does not just teach English. She teaches how one student can find their individuality with their own type of literature. When asked to describe the feeling she gets when she helps a student understand and prosper in a subject ...

Heather Basinger

Heather Basinger

Maggie Earnest, Journalist

September 17, 2020

Heather Basinger is a new resource teacher at Donelson Elementary. She is in her seventh year of teaching, and she previously taught resource for three of her seven years in an elementary school in Utah. Her husband got a job offer in Memphis, and as soon as they moved here she was excited about Don...

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