Mr. Kline  – Social Studies Teacher   “I was a lawyer for 15 years,” Kline said. “I was a civil trial attorney, so that means I did lawsuits rather than criminal cases. I did mostly cases where I was presenting to either a judge or jury, and there are aContinue Reading

This year, Rebecca Fenton became the first female auto technology teacher in the history of the Marshall Academy.  Fenton came to Marshall looking for a change. Before coming to Marshall, Fenton worked in the automotive industry and at Alexandria City High School for seven years.  “I taught in Prince WilliamContinue Reading

October 28, 2022 marked the end of the quarter and English teacher Rebecca Wray’s last week, with Adam Richards stepping in as her replacement.  Richards grew up in a small town in Connecticut. At 15 he started studying Japanese, and during his senior year, he left for an exchange inContinue Reading

This year Marshall welcomes four new counselors to Student Services. Get to know them a little better below! Armin Mustedanagic (Alphabet Range: A-BN) Mustedanagic has been a counselor for three years. He first worked at a Florida high school, and spent last year with South County High School in FCPS.Continue Reading

After working in Tanzania and Mozambique, English teacher Jessica Batterton has returned to her education career—and her hometown. Batterton recently worked at the International Youth Foundation (IYF), an international nonprofit, where she focused on employability programming. This year Batterton is teaching English 10 and English Language Development (ELD) 3. SheContinue Reading

New math teacher Mr. Willmore comes from a background of law, engineering, teaching college courses and everything in between.  While Willmore now teaches, he started with engineering.  Willmore went to Virginia Tech for undergraduate. “I’m glad I did… I got inducted into Eta Kappa Nu,” Willmore said. Willmore also receivedContinue Reading

After a distinguished career in the military, 9th grade Health and PE teacher Michael Horn brings his experience to his classes. Horn started teaching as an instructor for firearms and tactics around eight years ago. “I started instructing while I was in the First Ranger Battalion, overseas and here,” heContinue Reading

The new school year brings a new change for the freshman girl’s basketball team coaching staff. World History and Geography teacher Ashleigh Williams was selected to coach for the 2022-2023 season. She played basketball in college and has coached previously. “I played at Angelo State University in Texas before IContinue Reading

School-Based Technology Specialist Rachel Baxter brings a new perspective on inclusive learning with her passion for social justice. Baxter is used to misconceptions about her job, the most notable being the “Technology” part of her title. “I don’t think tech is always the answer,” Baxter said. “I think a lotContinue Reading