Marissa Axtell - 6th grade

Email: axtellm@springfieldpublicschools.com

Undergrad school and degree achieved: BA from Suffolk University

Graduate schools and degree achieved:  MEd from UMASS Amherst

Stay after day/afterschool activities: Monday

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be? A forensic scientist

If you were an animal what would you be? An owl

"My goal is encourage students to reach beyond their own expectations through science, collaboration, and problem-solving. Through first-hand experiences we will investigate the world around us.”

 - 7th grade

Jeremy Lessard - 8th grade

Email: lessardj@springfieldpublicschools.com 

Undergrad school and degree achieved: BA from SUNY at Buffalo 

Stay after day/afterschool activities: Wednesday/academic, Thursday/rugby 

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be? A business owner  

If you were an animal what would you be? A great blue heron

 

"I became a teacher because when I was a student, I was always hungry for more knowledge.  I am so fortunate to work at a school with many students that remind me of myself."