• JANUARY 2022

    Teacher Proud

    It’s TEACHER PROUD TUESDAY! Marshfield R-I School District is excited to join other school districts across the region in celebrating teachers on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Today we’d like to honor the following teachers for their outstanding service to our students!

     Collectively these teachers have been teaching over 80 years! Approximately 5000 students have come through their classrooms and been impacted by their knowledge, passion and expertise!

    We’re so thankful they choose to serve in Marshfield R-I School District!  #TeacherProud

    If you’d like to nominate a teacher to be honored, complete the form at: HERE.

  • Tina Loftus

    Mrs. Loftus was nominated because: "Mrs. Tina understands child development and uses developmentally appropriate practices.  She loves her students unconditionally and forms relationship with their families."

    Mrs. Tina Loftus has been teaching for 19 years.

    "I wanted to be a teacher to help kids get a positive start in hopes that they might love to come to school everyday."

  • Kristina Fishel

    Mrs. Fishel was nominated because: “She's just amazing. She's always willing to help and to go out of her way to help me in any way she can. You can tell she cares deeply not only about her students, but about every other teacher in building. She's the best!”

    Mrs. Kristina Fishel has been teaching for 9 years.

    "I chose to be a teacher because I wanted to make a difference in kid's lives.  I love teaching them new things and seeing them grow."

  • Melanie Cantrell

    Mrs. Cantrell was nominated because: “Mrs. Cantrell goes above and beyond for her students.  She puts her heart in everything she does.  She makes learning fun and engaging.”

    Mrs. Melanie Cantrell has been teaching for 19 years.

    "I come from a family of teachers.  I've known since I was young that this profession was meant for me!  It is very rewarding to play such an important role in building a strong educational foundation for my young learners.  I hope to instill a love for learning in each of my students that will continue into their futures." 

  • Cecil Bratton

    Mr. Bratton was nomincated because: "Mr. Bratton has gone above and beyond for my son, he takes the time to make him feel heard and imporant an my son really benefits from having Mr. Bratton in his life."

    Mr. Cecil Bratton has been in education for 4 years.

    "I chose to become a teacher because I believe that there's nothing more fulfilling than investing in our youth.  I was originally a business major and worked in marketing.  I didn't enjoy it, however, I enjoyed coming to work every day during my work with the Boy's and Girl's Club, and early experiences working in education."

  • Angie Pollard

    Ms. Pollard was nominated because: “Ms. Pollard goes above and beyond in everything she does.  I've seen first hand what all she goes through.  She is one of the first ones at work everyday and one of the last to leave.  Ms. Pollard puts her students 1st at school, at home, and everywhere she goes.”

    Ms. Angie Pollard has been teaching for 23 years. 

    "I chose to be a teacher because I have always had a love for children and wanted to be able to make an impact in their lives."

  • John Mason

    Mr. Mason was nominated because: “Mr. Mason genuinely cares about his students.  He makes it a point to build relationships with each and every one of them.  He loves his job and it shows.”

    Mr. John Mason has been teaching for 17 years.

    "My seventeen years in education began with my undying love of classic literature and the indomitable spirit of my great-aunt Maxine McDonald."

Staff Spotlight!

  • September Staff Spotlight: Kim Harrod
    Webster Elementary School
    "Kim comes to work each day with a smile and kindness that spreads to everyone she speaks with all day.  She always has a positive attitude, even when things are hectic and they have been!!  We have a new check out system this year, Kid Account, and it has not gone smoothly.  However, she has been gracious and worked through kinks with grace upon grace.  She helps our building run smoothly and is willing to do anything to assist us all.  She doesn't just do her secretarial work, but helps teachers make copies, laminate, visit with kids, etc.  Webster is a great place to be because of her smiles, kindness, and work ethic." - Anonymous
    August Staff Spotlight: Sarah Marlin
    Central Office
    How long have you worked at Marshfield R-I Schools: I have worked for Marshfield Schools for 6 years.
    Role: Administrative Assistant in the Central Office: New student enrollment/transportation.
    Why do I love working at Marshfield R-I Schools?: The amazing people I get to work with every day.
     Recognized: for her hard work and dedication to making sure every Marshfield student is enrolled correctly for a great start for a new school year!
    August Staff Spotlight: Teri Arthur
    Central Office
    Teri Arthur
    How long have you worked at Marshfield R-I Schools: This is my 12th year, although I subbed for a year prior to that.
    Role: Administrative Assistant in the Central Office: New student enrollment/facility rentals and communicating with our community and employees via social media and school newsletters and whatever comes across my desk.
    Why do I love working at Marshfield R-I Schools?: While the people I work with are my favorite part of the job, my favorite duty is communicating information to our families while highlighting the great things happening in Marshfield Schools.
    Recognized: for her hard work with completing enrollment for new students and communicating quickly and effectively with the community!