Meet Our Team

From Left to Right:  Ms. Ginther, Mr. Cairns, Ms. Herrmann

Note: Click on a teacher's name below if you'd like to contact the teacher by sending an email.

Ms. K. Ginther - She has taught 5th grade in Campbell County since 1998. She grew up in Southern California and graduated from California State University, Fullerton. She received her Masters in Education in 2003 from the University of Virginia.  She enjoys spending time with her son and traveling.

Mr. F. Cairns - He has lived in South Carolina after moving from Ireland as a young boy. During his time in the Army he was stationed in Alaska, Germany, Tennessee and Texas. He received both his Bachelors in Elementary Education and Masters in the Art of Teaching from Liberty University after retirement from the military. He lives locally with his wife, Whitney, and new twin daughters.

Ms. M. Herrmann -  She has lived in the Campbell County / Pittsylvania County area her whole life except while serving in the U.S. Navy.  During her time in the Navy, Ms. Herrmann was stationed in Chicago, Virginia Beach, and San Diego.  Since graduating with a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Old Dominion University, Ms. Herrmann has been teaching 5th grade.  She enjoys spending time playing video game and doing other activities with her sons.

Upcoming Grade-Level Events

  • January / Febuary
    Tuesday, 1/9/2018  -  Report Cards go home  (sign cover & return)
    Friday, 1/12/2018  &  Monday, 1/15/2018  -  no school for students
    Week of 2/5/2018  -  Perfect Attendance week
    Monday, 2/5/2018  -  Progress Reports go home  (sign & return)
    Thursday, 2/8/2018  -  Parent / Teacher Conferences  (contact your child's teacher)
    Week of 2/26/2018  -  Dr. Suess week
    Thursday, 3/1/2018  -  Title 1 Parent / Student event after school
    Posted Jan 7, 2018, 5:09 PM by Melissa Herrmann
  • November
    Tuesday, November 7th - No School for Students (Election Day)
    Friday, November 10th, 1p - Veterans' Day Program
    Wednesday, November 15th - Progress Reports
    Thursday, November 16th - Picture Retakes
    Tuesday, November 21th - Dress Like a First American day
    Wednesday, November 22nd through Friday, November 24th - No School (Thanksgiving Break)
    Week of November 27th - 5th Grade Writing Assessment (Opinion writing)
    Posted Oct 29, 2017, 6:33 PM by Melissa Herrmann
  • October
    Turn in Box Tops and Coke tops

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 is the last day of this nine weeks

    No school Friday, October 13, 2017 &
    No school Monday, October 16, 2017

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 is the first day of the second nine weeks

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Picture Day

    Fall Festival
    The festival will go from 4:30-6:30, followed by a costume party/dance in the gym until 8:00 on October 21.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the festival part of the evening.

    Report cards come home Monday, October 23, 2017

    Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:30p - Spooky Sing-a-long

    Artome Art Show
    This event will take place on November 29.  Each student will create a piece of artwork during library.  These pieces of art will be matted and placed in a 16X20 (waiting for clarification) frame.  The pieces of art will be on display and sold for $30.  The community will be invited to attend.
    Posted Oct 9, 2017, 6:28 PM by Melissa Herrmann
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