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Mrs. Kelsey Guerard
Kelsey Guerard is the 7th grade Social Studies teacher at Jacksonville Commons Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year! Born and raised in up state New York she recived her high school depoloma with honors at St. Lawrence Central High School in Brasher Falls, New York. Mrs. Guerard recived her bachelors degree in History from the State Uninivtiry at Potsdam in the spring of 2018, where she graduated magna cum lauda (with great honors). Mrs. Guerard then moved to Jacksonville, North Carolina to live with her husband, Mr. Guerard, and her two (fur) babies, Ned the cat and Hudson the dog.
Although this is her first year in a Social Studies classroom, Mrs. Guerard has a lot of experience in education. In past school years she worked as elementary and middle school performing arts teacher. Before coming to JCMS Mrs. Guerard worked as the director of Huntington Learning Center. She was also a gymnastics coach and director, a summer camp administrator and worked as the director for a variety of recreation programs.
Mrs. Guerard enjoys playing guitar and considers herself a singer/songwriter. In the past few years she has discoved a love for travel and exploring the East Coast. She also loves Nancy Drew books and computer games, reading and spending time with her family.