My name is Amy Priest. I am entering my 22nd year of teaching and spent the first 21 years in Cherokee County.  I love to help students become better readers and writers. I have taught kindergarten through sixth in various capacities. The majority of my experience was that of a homeroom teacher, but I also served as a special education teacher, ESOL teacher, and interventionist.  

My husband Jeff and I reside in Ball Ground with our 3 children. My son Trevor recently graduated Creekview and will be attending college this fall.  I have two daughters, Anna who will be in 8th grade and Abigail who will be in 7th grade. Both girls will attend Pickens Junior High. 

I am excited to be joining the staff of Jasper Middle School and can’t wait to work with your students this school year.


Team 5A Schedule
7:50-8:30 am Homeroom

8:30-8:45 am Morning Meeting

8:45-9:15 am Thinking Maps

9:15-10:40 am Block 1

10:40-11:30 am Lunch and Recess

11:30 am-12:55 pm Block 2

12:55-2:05 pm Connections

2:05-3:30 pm Block 3

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