Mrs. Melisa Putney

Phone: 919-359-2769 ext. 4785

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Mrs. Melisa Putney

 Welcome to AVID at Riverwood Middle School! 

This is my first year teaching and coordinating the AVID program at Riverwood Middle School, and I am so excited for this new opportunity. 

Attending college through the Teaching Fellows program, I graduated from UNC Charlotte in 1996 with my bachelor's degree of Science in Elementary Education.  I have previously taught middle school in Stokes County and Forsyth County in North Carolina.  This is my seventh year of teaching in Johnston County.

I am native of Stallings, North Carolina, but I have lived in Clayton for the last thirteen years with my husband (David), our children Sarah, Lauren and Charlie and our dog named Mr. Wiggles.  

In my freetime, I enjoy running and walking on the Neuse River trails and spending time with my family.  I love watching my son play soccer and my daughters participate in piano and band concerts.  We are members of Tippett's Chapel Church in Clayton, and I teach the 4-6 grade Sunday School class there.

I look forward to working with you to achieve great things this year!

  

 

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