Matthew Wacter, Sixth Grade Social Studies
Matthew graduated from Columbus State University with a Bachelor of the Arts in History and Secondary Education. When not teaching, he spends his time serving at his church, Morningside Baptist, with the youth and technical ministries or outdoor running, hiking, kayaking, and experiencing the beauty of God’s creation. He has a passion for history and loves reading.
Melissa Wood, Sixth Grade Math
Melissa Wood is a graduate of Columbus State University where she received a degree in Middle Grades Education. She taught eighth-grade Physical Science from 2010 through 2016 and then joined the fifth-grade team as a science and math teacher. In 2020, Mrs. Wood joined the sixth-grade team teaching math. Mrs. Wood enjoys spending time with her husband, Jacob, and her three children who attend St. Luke School.
Amy Palmer, Sixth Grade Language Arts
Amy Palmer is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She also has a master’s degree and reading endorsement in Early Childhood Education from Columbus State University. Mrs. Palmer enjoys reading and running half marathons.
Kelly Webb, Sixth Grade Science
Kelly Webb has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Wingate University. Mrs. Webb taught sixth-grade science in Monroe, North Carolina, and at St. Luke School before being the first teacher in the 5th-8th grade STEAM lab. Kelly joined the SLS staff in 2015. She is excited to be in sixth grade teaching science.