7th Grade

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Mrs. Beard – English

Mrs. Beard teaches 7th grade English.  She has been teaching for 29 years and at John Adams Middle School since 2014. She is a graduate of West Virginia State College and the University of West Georgia with a degree in Elementary/Exceptional Education. Her favorite hobbies are golf and singing. Her favorite quote is from the late, great poet and writer, Maya Angelou:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  She can be contacted at tbeard@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

 

 

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Mr.Brown-Science

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Brown teaches 7th grade science and facilitates Tech Explorers (electronics, programming, robotics, 3D printing, design and entrepreneurship). He has been teaching for 6 years and at John Adams since 2013. He is a graduate of Glenville State College with a Bachelor’s in Science and Math 5-9. His favorite quote is “Life is hard, choose joy.” He can be contacted at johnbrown@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

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Mr. Jordan – Math

Mr. Jordan teaches 7th grade math.  He has a Bachelor’s in Math and Physical Education as well as a Master’s in Secondary Education. His favorite quote is from Cokie Roberts:  “As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.”  He can be contacted at rjordan@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Linkenauger – Social Studies

Mr. Linkenauger has been teaching for six years and at John Adams since 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mrs.Moles – English

Mrs. Moles teaches 7th grade English.  She has been teaching for 10 years and at John Adams Middle School since 2007.   She is a graduate of West Virginia State University with a Bachelor’s in English Education.  She also has a Master’s in Gifted Education from West Virginia University. Her hobbies are spending time with her husband, and  her beloved dogs, and watching reality television.   Her favorite food is any kind of dessert, especially chocolate.  She can be contacted at: kmoles@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

 

 

 

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Mrs.Ward – English

Mrs. Ward teaches 7th grade English.  She has been teaching for four years and at John Adams Middle School since 2014. She is a graduate of Davidson College with a Bachelor’s in English and a graduate of Marshall University with a Master’s in Teaching.  Her hobbies are hiking, reading (obviously), and driving her children to their hobbies.  Her favorite food is chocolate which she loves to eat while reading Pride and Prejudice or watching The Walking Dead. She can be contacted at bward@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

 

 

 

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Ms. Sutphin – Science

Ms. Sutphin has been teaching for eight years and is enjoying her first year at John Adams.  She has a BA in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a Masters in Education, all from Marshall University.  Her hobbies include hunting, fishing, walking, Zumba, reading, Face book, Pinterest and teaching.  Please feel free to send a message via Engrade to Ms. Sutphin.

 

 

 

 

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Ms. Hall – Math

Mrs. Hall has spent 20 years teaching middle school mathematics in both West Virginia and North Carolina.  This is her first year at John Adams.  She has a BSBA in Accounting from WVU and a MA in Elementary Education from WVU.  She enjoys running, hiking, swimming, and rafting, and spending time with her daughter.  She can be reached at ahall@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

 

 

 

 

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Mrs. Cook – Social Studies

Although Mrs. Cook is experiencing her first year at John Adams, she has 34 years of teaching experience.  She has a BA from West Liberty State College and has 15 hours in special education and counseling from WVSC.  She loves to shop, walk, go to the movies, and travel…especially to the beach!   The best way to reach Mrs. Cook is through Engrade.