4th Grade

Mrs. Dennis

Betty Dennis

4th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Kohut

Barbara Kohut

4th Grade Teacher

Barbara Kohut worked at Stephen Decatur Middle School in Berlin for 14 years teaching Integrated Language Arts. She is certified in Elementary Education, English, Administration, Curriculum Planning and testing coordination.
She received both her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and her Masters of Arts in English from Salisbury University. She also received a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Walden University. As you can see, she loves learning new things and considers herself a life-long learner!
She and her husband moved here in 1998 from New Jersey and Pennsylvania where they lived all of their lives prior to moving to the beach! They presently live in the northern end of Worcester County with their two sons, Kole and Lucas. In her spare time, she plays league softball and dodgeball. As a family, they spend warm days soaking up the sun, and watching their boys play baseball, soccer, become better surfers and swimmers each day. She and her husband spend the cold months watching their boys wrestle, play indoor soccer, and snowboard. As you can see, they rarely sit still! They live each day to its fullest savoring all of the memories they have made together and consider themselves extremely blessed.

Mrs. Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Special Education Teacher

Jennifer Johnson grew up in Ocean City and graduated from Stephen Decatur High School. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Salisbury University and her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from Wilmington College. While most of her career has been spent teaching sixth grade English Language Arts, she has also taught fifth grade and special education. Mrs. Johnson lives in Snow Hill with her husband and two sons.


Mrs. Reynolds

Amanda Reynolds

4th Grade Teacher


Ms. McGayhey

Kaitie McGayhey

4th Grade Teacher

Kaitie is from Shelter Island, New York. Kaitie got her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics at Salisbury University. She began teaching at SHMS in 2013. Kaitie loves to be outside and hanging with her friends!... (and of course planning fun lessons for her students).


Mrs. Shipe

Becky Shipe

4th & 5th Grade Science, 4th & 5th Grade Gifted and Talented

Becky began teaching in 1991 and has an Elementary Education degree from Salisbury University. She has taught in Worcester County for twenty five years, most of which have been at SHMS. Mrs. Shipe has three sons, Michael, Greg, and Zach Geesaman. She enjoys spending time with them, going to the beach, and reading.

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