Requirements for Eighth Grade Students
Meet the Eighth Grade Teachers
Mr. Dan Appel
Science, Advanced Science, & Grade Level Chair
Mr. Appel was born in Syracuse, New York. He is a graduate of C.W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville, New York. Mr. Appel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Broadcasting) at the State University of New York College at Buffalo. He then went on to earn his teaching certification at the University of West Florida.
Mr. James Guy
United States History & Advanced United States History
Ms. Catherine Meyer
Mrs. Jana O'Hara
Language Arts & Advanced Language Arts
Mrs. O’Hara was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. She is a proud graduate of Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary English Education which has allowed her a wide array of teaching experiences in classrooms ranging from 6th – 12th grade. Mrs. O’Hara is blessed to be married to Jonathan O’Hara, Pastor of Portland UMC, Middle School Football Coach, and Substitute Teacher.