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 Patricia Parsons, Principal
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My name is Patricia Parsons, and I am the Principal at WVS. I have been teaching since 2000. I attended the University of Massachusetts and Bridgewater State College for my undergrad in English and Elementary Education, and Plymouth State University for my Master's Degree in Administration. I live in Wentworth, NH with my husband, two children, dog, two turtles, and a hermit crab. I enjoy reading, swimming, rock climbing, and spending time with family and friends.
Donna Campbell, Administrative Assistant
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I have been with Warren Village School since October 2013, and am the Administrative Assistant to our Principal, Mrs. Parsons.  I was a student of Warren Village School when our school was four rooms for grades 1 - 8. I have traveled extensively in the United States for the past 37 years but find myself back in our small, quaint village of Warren. I enjoy music and also love to work in my gardens and mowing my lawn. I have two daughters and three grandsons. My favorite vacation was spending time at Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. I am not a big fan of the cold winters we have, but love the fall season.

 Laurie Restelli, Nurse
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I have been the Warren Village School Nurse since August 2013. I have worked as a substitute School Nurse at several schools within the school district over the last few years as well. Prior to school nursing, I worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and a Pediatric Nurse. In the summer I also do Camp Nursing. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. I am married and have three children that go to school within our SAU. In my spare time I love to take pictures and spend time with my family.
Rose Muzzey, Kindergarten
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My name is Rose Muzzey and I am the kindergarten teacher at Warren Village School. I am a seasoned teacher with 34+ years of experience and have been teaching in Warren for the past 9 years. I attended Plymouth State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College. My husband and I live in Rumney, New Hampshire and are proud grandparents of six children. My interests include walking, hiking, reading, and spending time with my family and friends.
Amber Kingsbury, Grade 1
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My name is Amber Kingsbury and I have been the first grade teacher here at Warren Village School for the past 10 years. Prior to that I taught Kindergarten here for two years. I live in Wentworth with my husband and two daughters, As a family we enjoy traveling and all sorts of outdoor activities. I grew up here in Warren and attended Warren Village School from first through sixth grade. In 2003 I graduated from Plymouth State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies. In 2011 I received my Master's of Education Degree and Reading and Writing Specialist Certification from Plymouth State University. Along with being the first grade teacher here at Warren, I direct the spring musical, lead a Girl Scout troop, am a team manager for Destination Imagination, and coach the third and fourth grade soccer team. This school is truly a special place to be and I am happy to be a part of this educational community.

Charlene Mathews, Grade 2
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My name is Charlene Mathews. I attended Plymouth State College & Plymouth State University to obtain my certification in Elementary Education & Early Childhood. I also hold a Master's Degree as a Reading & Writing Specialist. I have taught many grades at Warren Village including 6th, 4th & 5th combination, 4th, and 2nd. I have been an educator at Warren Village School since 1992. During the summer I enjoy reading, 4-wheeling, going to the beach, and spending time with my family.
Peggy Horton, Grade 3
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Hello! My name is Peggy Horton and I have been teaching third grade here at Warren Village School for 15 years. Even though I began my college studies as a Marine Biology major at Eckerd College in Florida, I completed an Associate's Degree in Childhood Studies as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies from Plymouth State University. I also have completed a Master's Degree as a Reading & Writing Specialist from Plymouth State University. My husband and I have lived in Warren for about 32 years and both of my children are graduates of Warren Village School. My interests include political news and environmental issues.
 Peggy McKenna, Grade 4
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This is my 1st year as the 4th grade teacher here at Warren Village School. Previously I was Title One teacher for 8 years and the Preschool teacher for 1 year here at WVS. I received my teaching degree from Plymouth State University, which is also where I am currently working towards my Master's Degree. My hobbies are reading and camping. I enjoy spoiling my two dogs (Roxy and Tweety) and my pig (Bianca).
Aidan Tatar, Middle School
English Language Arts

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Hi! My name is Aidan Tatar and I am the 5-8 English & Language Arts teacher here at Warren Village School. I love reading and writing and hope to instill that love in my students. I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT where I studied English and Secondary Education. When I'm not teaching you can find me eating Thai food, reading, ballroom dancing, or shopping.
Sarah Ketcham, Middle School 
Social Studies
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Hello! My name is Sarah Ketcham, and I am the new 5-8 Social Studies teacher at WVS. This year is my very first year as a teacher, and I am very excited to be spending it here in Warren. I grew up in Central New York, with my parents, younger sister and two cats. I recently graduated in May from the University of Vermont, where I majored in Secondary Education in Social Studies.

When not in school, I love to travel, participate in historical reenactments and battles, and knit.


Kyle Parent, Middle School
Science

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Welcome to Warren Village Schools’ middle level science program. My name is Kyle Parent, I have been involved with wildlife research throughout my post-secondary training at Plymouth State University. While focusing on the ecology of discrete bird populations in New Hampshire as well as the tropics, I had the pleasure of instructing biology labs at PSU for two years. Following my time at PSU I taught middle school science for one year prior to joining the teaching team at Warren Village School. I am an avid outdoorsman, naturalist, builder, and scientist and will strive to teach useful and scientifically relevant skills to our students through a lens of scientific inquiry that will last a lifetime. My wife and I enjoy the outdoors, gardening, traveling and share a common interest in teaching science as well as exposing students to the wonders of our local environment. 

Jesse Oakes, Middle School 
Mathematics
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My name is Jesse Oakes, and I am excited to start my first year as the Warren Village Middle School Math teacher. I worked as an Instructional Assistant last year here at WVS. Prior to joining WVS, I worked at the Henniker Community School as a Certified Para Educator II, while also serving as the pitching coach for the New England College baseball team. Prior, I worked at the Haverhill Middle School as an Educational Assistant. I have earned an Associate Degree in Business Management from Fisher College, a Bachelors Degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University, and am currently working within a Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program for Elementary Education K-8/ General Special Education K-12/ being highly qualified in Mathematics. I very much enjoy working with the younger generation both within the school and classroom setting, as well as on the soccer and basketball field/court in the capacity of a coach.
Kristina Salvail, Special Education
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My name is Kristina Salvail and I am the Special Education Case Manager/Teacher. I live in Rumney, NH. I have three wonderfully spirited children. Two attend Plymouth High School and one who attends Longy School of Music in Boston. I am HQT certified and have 3 Bachelor degrees in Elementary Ed (K-8), Special ED (K-12), and Sociology. I previously taught at Franklin Middle School and was the Site Coordinator for the WVS After School Program. I love to swim, travel and spend time with my children.
Rachel Butler, Educational Assistant
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My name is Rachel Butler, soon to be Rachel Page as I'm getting married in October! I grew up in North Haverhill, NH and went to college in Troy, NY. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in childhood education and life science. I am planning to get my master's degree in special education.


Kaitlyn Tedeschi, Educational Assistant
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Hello! My name is Kaitlyn Tedeschi and I am working as an Educational Assistant with Ms. McKenna's fourth grade classroom. In 2014 I received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies from Plymouth State University. After completing my student teaching here at WVS, I worked as a Pre-K and Kindergarten Teacher in Framingham, Massachusetts. I am so excited to be back here with everyone at WVS! When I am not in Warren you can find me assistant coaching the volleyball team at PSU, spending time with friends and family or snowboarding!


 Sharyn Washburn, Educational Assistant
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My name is Sharyn Washburn and I have worked at Warren Village School for 12 years as an educational assistant. I also worked at the Bernice Ray School in Hanover, NH for 9 years. I received a Speech Pathologist Assistant certification from Lebanon College. I enjoy gardening, reading, and spending time with my family.

Teri Wyman, Educational Assistant
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I am currently a Paraprofessional in First Grade.  I really enjoy working with all of the children. I have lived in Warren for the past 17 years with my husband, children and now grandchildren. My favorite past time is taking care of my grandchildren, my animals and working at the local dirt race tracks.
Dalton Scott, Educational Assistant
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My name is Dalton Scott, this is my third year working as an instructional assistant, and my first year working in the 21st Century After School Program. I am currently enrolled in the Education program at NHTI and have coached and reffed the game of basketball for many years. For leisure I do a lot of fishing with my son Brody on the boat, and spend time with my newborn daughter Ariella. I love the cold weather and really enjoy working with the youth.
Barbara Bixby, Preschool
 Educational Assistant 

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My name is Barbara Bixby and this is my second year as the preschool educational assistant. I live in Warren, NH with my husband, three boys and dog, where we raise our own beef, pork, poultry and eggs. I enjoy spending time with family & friends, cooking, baking and gardening. I am thankful that my boys are able to grow up in the country and attend a small close-knit school.
Norman Roulx, Custodian


Norman Roulx is a retired science teacher who recently decided to become the school custodian at Warren Village School. He enjoys the students and staff at WVS and believes it is a very positive culture for learning. Outside of school, Norman enjoys traveling and auto racing.

Jane Higgins, Food Services Director
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 Samuel Marston, Art
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Sam Marston is a ceramic artist and art educator from North Haverhill New Hampshire. He has a BFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art with a focus in ceramics. He has been teaching art to students ranging from preschool to eighth grade in four schools for the last six years,and is very excited to be working with clay again.  In his work Sam explores a playful relationship between utilitarian forms and decorative objects.


 
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 Ken Marier, Physical Education

Mr. Marier is in his 24th year of teaching. He has two children, Kooper and Emma. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, baking and auto racing.
Chelsea Evans, Music 

I am a lifelong resident of the area and have been teaching music since 1998. I attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY to obtain my Bachelors of Science in K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music Education. I also have credits towards a Masters in Music Education and Integrated Arts from both The College of Saint Rose and Plymouth State University. I have taught in several schools in NY, VT, and NH and am currently going into my 18th year as a music educator! When I am not in school I teach private voice, piano, and guitar lessons from my home in Bath and am always working on my choreography and scripts for my multiple concerts in Warren, Bath, and Woodsville Elementary. When I'm not working, I enjoy playing guitar and singing with my parents' band, The Strawberry Farm Band. I also enjoy swimming and hiking with my family, my two amazing daughters and chocolate lab, Tessie. In my "spare" time I make whimsical homemade fondant cakes with my business called "H&A CAKES," paint, and craft. I look forward to another incredible musical year with your children.
Trish Griswold, Guidance


Trish Griswold graduated from Lyndon State College in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in Business Administration. She taught seventh and eighth grade English/Language Arts for five years prior to being accepted into Dartmouth College’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program. She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Johnson State College in 2007. Mrs. Griswold has twelve years of experience as an elementary and middle level school counselor. She is licensed in School Counseling (K-12) and Elementary Education (K-6) in New Hampshire and holds several Vermont licensures as well, including: Elementary Education (K-6); Middle School English (5-9); Middle School Social Studies (5-9); and School Counseling (K-12). She is formerly a Nationally Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescence English/Language Arts (5-9). She was named “Outstanding Vermont Teacher” in 2001. She was also nominated for the New England Association of Teachers of English’s 2001 “New Teacher of the Year” award. Mrs. Griswold resides in Bath, NH, with her husband, Gerald, their daughter, Mackenzie, and their Black Lab puppy named Oby. Her favorite hobbies include: reading, writing, baking, traveling, and all kinds of sports, especially basketball, softball, and running. Mrs. Griswold is actively involved in her hometown school and community. She is a member of the parent-teacher organization, coaches several youth sports, and helps oversee Mackenzie’s Hope for Kids, her daughter’s non-profit organization that provides stuffed teddy bears for children who access the Emergency Department at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville, NH.

Ken Franson, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)


Ken lives with his wife of 37 years in Wolfeboro NH. and has one adult child. After 38 years of teaching technology education, Ken retired from full time in the classroom and now works one day per week as the STEM integration teacher at Warren Village School. During the summer months Ken teaches children to sail and in the winter he works as a ski instructor at Loon Mtn. Ken spends as much time outdoors as possible enjoying all of the many activities life in New Hampshire provides.
Mary Doyle, 21st Century Program Director
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I am in my fourth year of directing our After School and Summer Programs. I love providing our students with opportunities to explore diverse activities and fields. I am a graduate of Alma College (B.A. English) and Central Michigan University (B.S. Sec.Ed.--English & Psychology). In 1993, I began my formal quest to study Nature Awareness through many Tracker School, Wilderness Awareness School, and Art of Mentoring courses. Since then I have been working to incorporate Nature Connection and the 8 Shields Model into my teaching. I enjoy writing, gardening, cooking, playing soccer in the backyard, and exploring the fields and forests of New Hampshire with my husband John and daughter Joanna.


  Jennifer Crowder, Educational Assistant
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My name is Jen Crowder. I am married to Donald and have an awesome son Austin and amazing daughter Emilee. We moved to Warren in 2016 from Massachusetts after also living in North Carolina and Florida. You can find us enjoying family time either at home or finding some crazy adventure. Now that we have settled here in Warren, we have found our forever home.