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Mrs. Melissa Ballard

My name is Melissa Ballard and I am excited to be teaching Kindergarten and 1st Grade at Edison School this year!  What I enjoy most about teaching elementary students is their eagerness to learn, getting to know their unique personalities, and seeing those "light bulb" moments while they are learning.  I have a passion for education and a drive to help students flourish in their elementary years.  My goal is to provide my students with challenging and enjoyable learning experiences.   

A little background on me:

I have been a substitute teacher at Edison for the past 2 years, and I am a recent graduate of Fort Hays State University.  I have a Bachelors of General Studies degree with minors in Child Development and Psychology as well as an Associates of General Studies with a minor in Education.  I grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and moved with my husband and children to Colorado in 2009.  I have 7 children (2 that have graduated from Edison) and I have worked with children most of my adult life.  I look forward to getting to know your children this school year!

  • Class Schedule

    7:40 - 8:00 Reading Time

    8:00 - 8:20 Breakfast

    8:30 - 8:45 Circle Time

    8:45 - 9:50 Math

    9:55 - 10:10 Recess

    10:20 - 11:45 Literacy

    11:50 - 12:10 Lunch

    12:20 - 12:25 Recess

    Afternoon Schedule

    Science, Social Studies, and Specials happen in the afternoon and vary by day.  We also have rest time each day from 2:00-2:30.  Snack times are at 10:10 and 2:00 each day.

    Specials days and times:

    Tuesday - Music, Lexia

    Wednesday - Art, P.E.

    Thursday - Music, P.E.

    Friday - Art, Computers