About Me

 Mrs. Melhorn been teaching in the Franklin Lakes School District since 1999.  Many of her years here were spent in Kindergarten at Woodside.  Mrs. Melhorn did spend two years at Colonial Road School as a computer specialist.  Prior to becoming a Kindergarten teacher,  she received her B.A. at William Paterson University, and in 2005 received her M.A. in Curriculum and Technology from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Melhorn has been a first grade teacher since 2017.

    Mrs. Melhorn is a very busy person between home and school.  In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Craig and two boys Jayson (21) and Zachary (17), especially in North Carolina in the summer.  Mrs. Melhorn is a certified EMT and spends many of her nights volunteering for her local first aid squad where she was the Captain for 6 years and is serving her 2nd year as President.  Mrs. Melhorn also enjoys playing volleyball and softball.

    Mrs. Melhorn is very excited about this year and looks forward to spending each day with your child.  She knows that it is going to be a different, but fantastic year!

Teaching Philosophy

The educational philosophy in first grade is to foster a love of learning that will last a lifetime.