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.
Mrs. Brenda Farris
8th Grade Math, Advanced 8th Grade Math, & Algebra
Remind: Text @farralg1 (Algebra 1) to 81010. Text @farrprealg (Pre-Algebra) to 81010.
Mrs. Farris was born and raised in Texas, and spent summers in Walton County while growing up. After high school, Mrs. Farris attended Northwest Florida State College, where she graduated with a degree in Middle Grades Math Education.
Ms. Kimberly Miller
U.S. History & Advanced U.S. History
Mrs. Jana O'Hara
Language Arts & Advanced Language Arts
Remind: Text @8thelafms to 81010.
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 at Portland UMC, FCA/Youth for Christ Sponsor, and Substitute Teacher.