Durham Middle School

Dr. Patricia Alford, Principal

Joshua Fowler, AP 6/7  | Shannon Thorpe, AP 7/8  | Dominique Terens, SSA

2891 Mars Hill Road
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: (770) 975-6641
Fax: (770) 975-6643

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Dr. Patricia Alford Principal
Josh Fowler Assistant Principal - 6th & 7th Grade   
Shannon Thorpe Assistant Principal - 7th & 8th Grade
Dominique Terens Support Services Administrator

Office Staff

Ann Hudgins Secretary
Robyn Cathey Bookkeeper
Cindy Browne Pupil Personnel Clerk
Ellen Heath Clerk
Millie Baird Clerk
Carey Whitman School Nurse

Multi-grade Instructional Staff

Julayma Kines ESOL Teacher
Dr. Joanna Gay AU Teacher
Tracy Robinson-Moore AU Paraprofessional
Amy Ellison ISS  
Michelle Clevenger Speech Teacher  
Geri Connaughton  IRR Paraprofessional

Counseling Staff

Margaret Crandall Counselor
Dr. Angela Hunt Counselor

Media Center

Erin Baker Media Specialist
Tracey Webb Media Paraprofessional

Auxiliary Staff

Officer Don Miller CCSD Campus Police Officer
Quinton Moretz School Psychologist
Patrick Ball Social Worker
Nancy Harrison  Occupational Therapist  

6th Grade

Reading Cindy Walker
Caroline Dean
Patti Slade
Richard Wilford
Melissa Hardin
Language Arts Caroline Dean
Amanda Hall
Jamie Stahler
Amy Woodall
Jeannette Gray
Math Rebecca Forester
Corey Rudd
Richard Wilford
Sandra Burnette
Science Troy White
Corey Rudd
Robin Ruda
David Cunningham
Keisha Duke-Woodruff
Social Studies Jodi Bitler
Jane Clements
Sarah Wishon
Danielle Wentworth

7th Grade

Reading Michele Downey
Jamie Stahler
Danielle Wentworth
Melissa Hardin
Lori Salter
Julayma Kines
Language Arts Jeannette Gray
Bethany Geyer
Kerry Welborn
Whitney Mulholland
Math May Davis
Whitney Morris
Lisa Edwards
Sandra Burnette  
Science Deborah Ball
Crecy Peterson
Troy White
Keisha Duke-Woodruff
Rebekah Sapp    
Social Studies Lisa Garcia-Arrese
Dian Carter  
Deborah Ball
Timothy Vedra  

8th Grade

Reading/Origins of Language Julayma Kines
Lori Salter
Heather Skeans
Melissa Hardin
Richard Wilford
Spanish Kimberly Fugate
Language Arts Kathryn Daniell
Jessie Long
Karen Carnes
Bethany Geyer
Math Kelly Drawdy
Nancy Allen
Christine Price
Jennifer Walsh
Science Michelle Graham
Kristi Hartrampf
Nancy Allen
Rebekah Sapp
Social Studies
Heather Skeans
Thomas Panter
Sarah Wishon
Timothy Vedra


Risa Groll Business
Nicole Gaut Art
Trina Zwolle Broadcast/Drama

Fine Arts

Michelle Rickard Band
Matt Segars Band
Jennifer Aikey Orchestra
Selena Sanchez General Music / 8th Grade Chorus  
Susan Campbell Chorus

Physical Education/Health

Taylor Smith Physical Education/Health
Jordan Davis Physical Education/Health
Jill Lambertson Physical Education/Health
Keith Gravitt Physical Education/Health

Custodial Staff

Gary Cole Head Custodian
Steven Jones Assistant Head Custodian
Tony Gress  
Aimee Lorin  
Anna Abdulahi  
Roger Cooper  
Sue Blanchard  

Cafeteria Staff

Lauri Ricketts Cafeteria Manager
Anel Campos  
Susie Draggoo  
Wendy Giovannotto  
Pushpa Patel  
Tracy Ardagna  
Martha Johnson  
Deborah Strickland