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Staff Directory

A photo of MES Principal Joshua Lynch

Principal Joshua Lynch holds a Master's degree from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a Bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University. He has spent time as a teacher at Esperanza Middle School, and as an Assistant Principal at Spring Ridge Middle, and Evergreen Elementary. 

Mr. Lynch is passionate about education and strives to collaborate with teachers, students, and parents to provide a safe, positive, and challenging learning environment for all students at Mechanicsville Elementary.




Name Contact Position
Josh Lynch Principal

Office Staff

Name Contact Position
Robin Post Secretary to the Principal
Erin Miller Secretary
Stacie Payne Security Assistant
Kimberly Lutz Pupil Personnel Worker

Health Office

Name Contact Position
Dana Gregory  Nurse


Name Contact Position
Stephanie Hall  Counselor

Jen Salter School psychologist
Cassandra Sorrells ISIC Paraeducator


Name Contact Position
Jennifer Meyers  Art
Yvonne Patton Art
Michele Smith Media Specialist
Allison Kerr General Music and Chorus
Larissa Hardin Band and Strings
Shane Conrad Physical Education


Name Contact Position
Karina Cable Teacher
Emily Parker Teacher

Instructional Paraeducators

Name Contact Position
Donna Arnold Paraeducator
Susan Jarboe Paraeducator

First Grade

Name Contact Position
Yvonne Donley Teacher
Patti Simpson Teacher
Carla Smith Teacher

Second Grade

Name Contact Position
Katherine Lucas Teacher
Deanna Simpkin Teacher

Third Grade

Name Contact Position
Trudy Bainter Teacher
Kathleen Clausius Teacher
Natalie Tayman Teacher

Fourth Grade

Name Contact Position
Katelynn Dotson Math & Science Teacher
Lindsay Simone ELA & Social Studies Teacher

Fifth Grade

Name Contact Position
Asta Repenning Math & Science Teacher
Tina Roach ELA & Social Studies Teacher

Instructional Resource Teacher

Name Contact Position
 Rebecca Plotner Instructional Resource Teacher

Special Education

Name Contact Position
Nicole Shotwell Special Education
Margit Wiggen Paraeducator
Susan Watkins Paraeducator
Jessie Williams Speech/Language
Ariana Paribello ESOL Teacher
Melissa Myers Occupational Therapist
Kimberly Lawson  Interventionist 

Building Service Staff

Name Contact Position
Andrew Woodland Building Service Manager
David Holton Building Service Assistant

Cafeteria Staff

Name Contact Position
Jennifer Reeder Cafeteria Manager
Patricia Forbes Food Service Worker