Photos of New Faculty at Prairie Home School

Garon Overfield has joined the Prairie Home School faculty for the 2010-11 school year as a fifth grade teacher. 
Originally from Hannibal, Overfield, 27, graduated from Hannibal-LaGrange College in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. 
Previously, he was a fourth grade teacher for four years at Bunceton.
"My goal is to touch the lives of my students and help them develop a hunger for true, meaningful learning," Overfield said.
He lives in Boonville with his wife Jennifer, who has also joined the PHS faculty this school year.

Garon Overfield has joined the Prairie Home School faculty for the 2010-11 school year as a fifth grade teacher. Originally from Hannibal, Overfield, 27, graduated from Hannibal-LaGrange College in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Previously, he was a fourth grade teacher for four years at Bunceton. "My goal is to touch the lives of my students and help them develop a hunger for true, meaningful learning," Overfield said. He lives in Boonville with his wife Jennifer, who has also joined the PHS faculty this school year. Photo by April Arnett.

Photos of some of the new faculty at Prairie Home School.

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Krista Moore, 28, has joined the Prairie Home School faculty for the 2010-11 school year as the Special Education teacher for grades K-12. Originally from Ashland, Moore graduated from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2006 where she earned a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Journalism and is currently working toward her master's degree. Previously, Moore was at substitute teacher for five years at Southern Boone, Ashland. She lives in Columbia with her husband Andrew.

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Jesse Oswald, 26, has joined the Prairie Home School faculty for the 2010-11 school year as the Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director. He is also the baseball coach and varsity and junior high boys basketball coach. Originally from Boonville, Oswald graduated from Central Methodist University in May 2008 with a bachelor's degree in education (physical education and health). Previously, he taught P.E. and health for two years at Boonville Middle School. "I hope to have a successful year at Prairie Home School and hope to be a positive role model," Oswald said. He lives in Boonville with his wife Kristen and their "child" Aries, a 4-year-old Siberian Husky.

For more photos of the faculty check out the Aug. 24 issue of the California.

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