• Principal
    Principal Gail Johnson Gail Johnson is originally from Philadelphia, PA, but has lived in the Atlanta area for over 20 years. She has an undergraduate degree in Secondary English Education from Temple University as well as Master’s and Specialist degrees in Educational Leadership from Kennesaw State University. With over 30 years in education, Gail’s teaching career includes experiences in elementary, middle and high school teaching English Language Arts and related subjects. Gail has served as an Assistant Principal and Principal in a variety of school settings representing diverse student populations.  Sutton Middle School is the third school she has led and the fourth International Baccalaureate World School in which she has worked. Gail has a number of specialized certificates in leadership including Category II Heads of School through the International Baccalaureate Organization, Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP), and  Recognized School Counseling ASCA Model Programs (RAMP). Gail is the proud mom of Megan, a rising senior at the University of South Carolina. Follow Gail @SuttonPrincipal on twitter to keep up with daily Sutton news!
     
    Ms. Johnson's IB Learner Profile Attribute is:
    RISK-TAKER: Cougars approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. Cougars are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.
     
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    BALANCED: Cougars understand the importance of balancing different aspects of our lives— intellectual, physical, and emotional—to achieve well-being for ourselves and others. Cougars recognize our interdependence with other people and with the world in which we live.
     

    Ms. Barabara Bieniemy
    Sixth Grade Program Administrator

    Mrs. Bieniemy Mrs. Bieniemy is a seasoned educator with years of experience exclusively at the middle school level.  Mrs. Bieniemy has held several positions during her tenure as a middle school educator. She has been a middle School Science Teacher, Instructional Coach, Numeracy Coach, Science Cadre Specialist, New Teacher Mentor/Assessor and Assistant Principal. Her educational background consists of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology with a minor in Elementary Education. She also possesses two Masters of Arts Degrees. One is in Curriculum and Instruction and the other was earned in Educational Leadership.  Mrs. Bieniemy is All But Dissertation (ABD) in the area of  Administration of  Teaching and Learning. 

     
     
     
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    Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Principal
     
     
     
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    Dr. Nardiann Mighty
    Student Support Services Assistant Principal
     
     
     
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    Mr. Timothy Robinson
    Sixth Grade Assistant Principal
     
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    Seventh Grade Assistant Principal
    Mr. Merriweather, 7th Grade Assistant Principal

    Mr. Merriweather has served in a variety of English Language Arts instructional and leadership roles. He has also served as a School Improvement Coach with a focus on literacy in all content areas. His educational experience includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Morehouse College, a Master’s in Curriculum & Instruction from Columbus State University, and a Specialist degree in Leadership from Valdosta State University. Outside of school, Mr. Merriweather enjoys spending time with my family, traveling to different countries, hiking, whitewater rafting, bowling, watching scary movies, and reading suspense novels.

    Mr. Merriweather's IB Learner Profile attribute is:
    REFLECTIVE:  Cougars thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. Cougars work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.
     
    The IB Learner Profile attribute he is striving towards is:
    RISK-TAKER: Cougars approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. Cougars are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.

    Eighth Grade Assistant Principal
     
    Image of Ms. Ashley Rose, 8th Grade Assistant Principal Ashely Rose earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in General Science Education from Tuskegee University.  Ms. Rose also holds a Master of Science Education and Specialist in Educational Leadership, both from Kennesaw State University.  She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction from Mercer University.  Prior to serving as an assistant principal at Sutton, Ms. Rose taught science.  Ms. Rose enjoys traveling, reading, and shopping (for mostly make-up).
     
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