Staff Shout Outs
Posted on 02/14/2019
Graphic that says Staff Shout OutsRoanoke City Public Schools (RCPS) is a wonderful school system, thanks to its amazing staff.  This year, RCPS is recognizing staff members who are celebrating a major milestone.  For example, one employee is celebrating 50 years with the district.

Each week, we will highlight a staff member from a school or department.  It is our way of saying thank you for your years of service to the children of Roanoke City.  We can't thank you enough for your hard-work and dedication.

Here are some examples of our dedicated employees:

Cindy Hill of MOntereyCindy Hill of Monterey Elementary is celebrating 39 years with Roanoke City Schools


Kim Garst of Highland ParkKim Garst of Highland Park Elementary is celebrating her 25th anniversary with the school and the district


Ms. Morgan of LincolN TerracePaula Morgan of Lincoln Terrace Elementary has been with RCPS for 28 years


Asia Arnold of James Breckinridge MiddleAsia Arnold of James Breckinridge Middle is in her first year with RCPS.  She was previously a student at Breckinridge


Kim Elliott of Patrick Henry High SchoolKim Elliott of Patrick Henry/ROTEC has been with RCPS for 14 years


Mrs. Holland of Round HillDena Holland of Round Hill Elementary is celebrating 32 years of providing music education to students in Roanoke City Schools


Amber Allen of Virginia Heights ElementaryAmber Allen of Virginia Heights Elementary is teaching at the very school she attended as a child.  She is now in her 8th year as a teacher at Virginia Heights


Paula Buch of Governor's SchoolPaula Buch has been with the Roanoke Valley Governor's School for a decade


Dorothy Wilson of Roanoke AcademyDorothy Wilson of Roanoke Academy is celebrating her 25th anniversary with RCPS


A group of principals outside Administration BuildingThis group of principals has worked for RCPS for at least five or ten years


Group of principals posing togetherThis group of principals has been with RCPS for at least 15 or 20 years.  Principal Tate of Crystal Spring Elementary has worked for RCPS for more than 25 years


Dave Spanger of William Fleming H.S. posing with his cameraDave Spangler of William Fleming High School is celebrating his 32nd year at the school.


Leon EvansLeon Evans is retiring from Hurt Park Elementary after spending 31 years with the district.


Richard Beck of Grandin CourtRichard Beck of Grandin Court Elementary is celebrating his 40th year with Roanoke City Schools


Sarah Gilpin of JOhn P. Fishwick MiddleSarah Gilpin, "Miss Grandma" as she is affectionately called, is celebrating her 43rd year with Roanoke City Public Schools, the last 34 at John P. Fishwick Middle


Betty Massey sitting at her deskPayroll Director Betty Massey is retiring in January after 49 years with Roanoke City Public Schools.


Melissa Muse of PReston Park ELementary standing in front of a bulletin boardMelissa Muse is celebrating her 19th year with the district.  She works at Preston Park Elementary, the place she attended as a child.


Donna Hall of Morningside ElementaryDonna Hall of Morningside Elementary has worked for Roanoke City Public Schools for 31 years.


Jean Dixon of Lucy Addison MiddleJean Dixon, the assistant principal of Lucy Addison Middle, is celebrating her 22nd year with the District.


Donna Law of Fishburn Park ElementaryDonna Law of Fishburn Park Elementary has been with RCPS for 31 years.  She is an instructional assistant who works with pre-school and kindergarten students.


Ms. Altizer (left to right), Mr. Waldron, and Ms. ColesWe call them the Fairview trio.  Ms. Altizer (left) has been with RCPS for 34 years, Mr. Waldron and Ms. Coles have 38 years of
service.

Jane Alexander of Patrick HenryJulie Alexander is celebrating her 30th year with Roanoke City Public Schools.  She teaches AP English Literature classes at Patrick Henry High School. 


Kim TownleyKim Townley has been with Roanoke City Public Schools for 33 years.  She is the Physical Education teacher at James Madison Middle.
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