Our Fourth Grade Team




Back To School/Return to Learn Video Message 2020-2021

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Kara Hutton

4th Grade Teacher

Ms. Hutton grew up in a military family, but she has been in Virginia since 2008. Ms. Hutton has been teaching fourth grade at Mary Williams since 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Marymount University. Ms. Hutton loves being a panther cub!

HuttonKN@pwcs.edu

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Tara Deighan


4th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Deighan is from Smithfield, VA and lived in North Carolina for 5 years before moving back to VA. She has been teaching for 6 years and this is her third year at Mary Williams Elementary. She has a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies PreK-6 from Old Dominion University. Mrs. Deighan can't wait for another great year!

DeighaT@pwcs.edu 

 

 Damian Johnson

Damian Johnson

4th Grade Teacher 

Mr. Johnson is originally from Upstate NY and has been teaching for 11 years.  This is his second year at Mary Williams ES.  He has his Bachelor's in Childhood Education and M.S.Ed. in Literacy and Educational Leadership. Panther Pride! #MWESBetterTogetherVirtually #MWESFourth


JohnsoDM1@pwcs.edu 



 Ms. Melnychenko

 
Lesya Melnychenko

4th Grade Teacher

Ms. Melnychenko grew up in Alexandria, VA. She has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Mary Washington in Interdisciplinary Science and Digital Studies. She also received a Master's degree in Elementary Education with a focus on Instructional Technology.  This will be Ms. Melnychenko's second year at Mary Williams ES and she loves being a panther cub!

MelnycLM@pwcs.edu

 Ms. Epps


Leanna Epps

4th Grade Teacher

Ms. Epps grew up near Richmond, VA as the oldest of three kids. She is starting her teaching career at MWES. She studied at the University of Mary Washington majoring in Interdisciplinary Science for her Bachelor's degree.  She also received a Master's degree in Elementary Education with a focus on Science Instruction. Ms. Epps is excited to be a panther cub this year!

EppsLR@pwcs.edu