5th Grade

Mrs. Gibbons

Kristen Gibbons

5th Grade Teacher

Kristin has her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with a dual minor is psychology and mathematics from Salisbury University. She is currently taking classes to obtain her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Salisbury University. She is excited about getting married this December. Kristin loves spending time with her friends, family, and dog Sadie.


Mrs. Taylor

Emily Taylor

5th Grade Teacher

Ms.Taylor has her bachelors degree from Towson University and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Salisbury University. Ms. Taylor began teaching at Snow Hill Middle School in 2012 and loves teaching fifth grade. She lives in Ocean City, Maryland and loves the beach! 


Mr. DiMarco

Christopher DiMarco

5th Grade Teacher

Mr. DiMarco has a Master's Degree from UNC Charlotte, North Carolina in special education and a Bachelor's Degree in History and Elementary Education from Monmouth University, New Jersey.  He began teaching in 2007 and has taught 1st grade for 3 years, Kindergarten for 1 year until he decided to become a math teacher and taught 7th grade math for 3 years.  Then he moved with his wife to Worcester County in 2014 to teach 8th grade math.  He enjoys playing with his son, hanging out with his wife, reading Batman and Walking Dead comics, playing chess, soccer and watching his favorite teams the NY Mets and New England Patriots!


Mrs. Ritz

Debbie Ritz

5th Grade Teacher

Debbie was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She moved to northeastern Ohio when she was 12 and lived there until moving to the Eastern Shore in 1999. Debbie earned a Bachelors in Business Administration in Marketing from Miami University and Master's of Education in Reading from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.  Debbie loves to read, walk her dog, play with her grandchildren,
and go to the beach.


Mr. Gordy

Bobby Gordy

Special Education

Bobby has his Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Wilmington University and a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management from Wesley College.  He has been teaching at SHMS since 2009.  Mr. Gordy enjoys spending time with his family and cheering for the Ravens!


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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