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Mccracken County Schools
5347 Benton Rd.     Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Rotations & Electives
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Physical Education/Health - Taylor Myers

Art - Cathy Lyles

Mrs. Cathy Lyles is an artist, art teacher, farm wife and mother to 3 exceptional children who love art as much as she does. She has a Bachelor's degree in Art, Certification in Art Education, Endorsement in Gifted Education and Master's Degree in Elementary Education-Teacher Leadership from Murray State University. Her favorite hobbies are painting, weaving and playing with her baby goats. Mrs. Lyles is starting her 8th year teaching art in McCracken County Schools and year 17 as an art teacher.
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Spanish - Jessica Stowe

Señora Jessica Stowe is a Kentucky native who fell in love with the Spanish language while studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina during her senior year at MSU. Ms. Stowe began Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and learning Spanish in Argentina in 1996. She went on to get her Masters from SIU in 2015 with a double concentration in Spanish and TESOL. In between, she has taught Spanish and English to most every age group and level ranging from toddlers to senior citizens, including high school and university levels. She is so excited to be teaching at RMS & to have found her teaching home here in McCracken County where her two sons attend school at MCHS. 

College and Career Readiness - Glenda Wyatt

Mrs. Glenda Farmer-Wyatt has been teaching for 36 years total, with 32 of those years in Kentucky.  She loves teaching students and feels so blessed to be able to teach the wonderful students of Reidland Middle.  Mrs. Wyatt graduated from Murray State University with a Business Education Degree, and a Marketing/English/Journalism Minor. She also received her Master's and plus from Murray State University.  Mrs. Wyatt teaches Basic Communications, College and Career Readiness and Personal Finance classes at Reidland Middle School.  She is the proud mother of Cole and Luke Wyatt. Cole is a senior at Murray State University and Luke is a senior at Marshall County High School. Mrs. Wyatt, her husband, Craig, and her sons live in Benton, Kentucky.  Her family also has a precious St. Bernard dog name Bruno.   


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Choir & Band - Chris Thornton

Chris Thornton has been teaching music for McCracken County Public Schools since 2004.. He received both his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Music Education from Murray State University. As well as teaching, Mr. Thornton performs throughout the region; including rock group Revelry, and Jazz group Z.T.R. Mr. Thornton serves as Director of Music Ministry at Reidland Methodist Church and lives in Lone Oak with his wife Karie and two children Rylee Max and Lyla James. 

Robotics - Caleb Bogaczyk

Caleb Bogaczyk teaches 8th grade Science, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), and is the Defensive Coordinator of the McCracken County Middle School Football team. Mr. Bogaczyk came to Reidland Middle School in 2010 after leaving a career in residential youth treatment in Birmingham, AL. He attended Murray State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree Biology with a chemistry minor and also has a Masters of Arts in Education. Mr. Bogaczyk was a member of the 1995-96 Murray State Racer Football team which won back to back OVC Championships and is widely regarded as the best football team in Murray State history.

Mr. Bogaczyk and his wife DeeAnn have two girls Olivia is a junior at McCracken County High School and Lauren who is in the 7th grade here at RMS. Olivia is a competitive soccer player who has had opportunities to play all of the United States and was invited to play for the Superclubs National Team in England for the past two years. Lauren also plays soccer and is a part of the RMS Student Council.  

Library Media Specialist - Stephanie Rathgeber

Stephanie Rathgeber is the library media specialist at Reidland Middle School. She has a bachelors degree in education from Murray State University, as well as a masters degree in reading and writing from University of the Cumberlands, and a masters in library sciences from Western Kentucky University. She began her career as an educator many years go, right here at RMS as an 8th grade language arts teacher. She went on to teach junior and senior English at McCracken County High School, where she ran the student news organization, the Mustang Messenger. Stephanie lives in Reidland with her husband Shaun and her 4 kids, Emmett, Jillian, Norah, and Ezra. Outside of her love of books, she has a deep love of foreign missions and serving people. She recently spent her summer working in the community school of Lusaka, Zambia. 

Curriculum Specialist - Jodi Belt

Mrs. Jodi Belt is a graduate of the former Reidland High School and is proud to be a life-long resident of the Reidland area.  After high school, she attended PCC and Murray State University to obtain her teaching degree.  After working in Crittenden County for her first six years, she was blessed to be hired at RMS in 1996 and have been back in Reidland area schools ever since. In 2013, she became an instructional coach at Farley Elementary and made the move to RIS and RMS in 2015.  Mrs. Belt is the proud mom of two wonderful sons, Zach and Wes, and currently lives in Reidland with her husband, Todd.   

Feel free to email Mrs. Belt at [email protected] or call 270-538-4190 ext. 8653 if she can be of assistance.

Orchestra- Clay Burgess

McCracken County Schools
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5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Paducah, KY 42003
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5347 Benton Road
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phone:  270-538-4000
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