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                                                      Welcome back!

I am so excited about a great year here at North Middle School in 6th Grade!
My name is Amanda Byard, and I have been teaching for the past seventeen years. I have spent ten of those years in 3rd Grade and the last seven years in 5th/6th Grade RLA. I graduated from the University of Tennessee with my  Bachelors of Arts in Rhetorical Writing/ English and my Masters of Science in Elem. Education. I have two children, Lily-Kate, age 10 and Levi, age 8 .I love spending time with my family and playing outside.( I am trying to learn how to garden and preserve foods.)  I also enjoy reading, especially book series like Harry Potter and Divergent (even though my all time favorite authors are J.R Tolkien and Roald Dahl.)
I grew up in Morristown, TN and have lived in Lenoir City for the past eleven years. I have spent the last six years here at North Middle School and before that at Philadelphia Elem. right here in Loudon County after moving from Hamblen County in 2008.
I love teaching, I love kids and I love reading, so there is no better job than being a Reading/ Language Arts Teacher!
If you need anything please feel free to contact me:
Mrs. Amanda Byard
(865)986-9944 extension 4815
Please download the Bloomz app and follow directions to the left to get class updates and important information weekly.           
Click on the video link above for a virtual " Meet and Greet."
SUMMER TIME! Want to keep working this summer? Want to be ahead of the game in the fall?
- Go to Loudon County Schools District Web Page, then....
- Select "Parents" and click to open, then....
- Scroll down the list to "TN Summer Scholar Guides"... click to select, and then select the content area of choice!
Have fun... be smart... and KEEP LEARNING!