Mr. John Buchser (Math) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @MsBuchser_LMS Mr. Buchser is entering his fifth year teaching, first year at Ligon. Outside of Ligon, he enjoys getting outside, working out and watching/going to sporting events. His favorite teams are the Yankees, Bills and Wolfpack.
Ms. Nicole Cesari (Science) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter/Instagram: @Ms_Cesari Ms. Cesari is in her third year as a Little Blues science teacher. She loves all things science and nature, her puppy-daughter, books, and rap/hip-hop music. When not enthusiastically teaching about science, you can find Ms. Cesari dancing, cooking, or designing the newest page in her bullet journal.
Mrs. Grace Derstine (ELA) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @MsDerstine_LMS Mrs. Derstine is in her fourth year as a language arts teacher at Ligon. She is one of the sixth grade team leads. When she is not spending time in the classroom, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and trying new restaurants. Some of Mrs. Derstine’s favorite things are chips and coffee!
Mrs. Pamela Douglas (Counselor) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Douglas is in her 19th year at Ligon as a School Counselor. Mrs. Douglas taught grades Kindergarten, first, second, fourth and fifth grades at an elementary school in Wake County for over ten years, before coming to Ligon. Mrs. Douglas enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing sports. Mrs. Douglas is a native North Carolinian and a product of Wake County Public Schools. Mrs. Douglas enjoys being the 6th Grade School Counselor and working with the 6th Grade Team and all of the students at Ligon.
Ms. Taylar Flythe (Science) Email: email@example.com Twitter/Instagram: @MsFlythe_LMS Ms. Flythe is in her sixth year teaching science at Ligon. She is one of the sixth grade team leads and is also the science department chair. When she is away from Ligon, she enjoys working out, eating sushi, and watching reality tv. Some of Ms. Flythe's favorite things are turtles, the Dallas Cowboys, and eating chips with Mrs. Derstine :)
Mr. Bill Keating (Social Studies) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Keating is entering his sixth school year at Ligon. He is a passionate social studies teacher, who learns as much inside and outside of Ligon as possible. When Mr. Keating is not learning you can bet he is watching or playing sports.
Mrs. Alyson Leiva (ELA) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @alyson_leiva Instagram: @alysonleiva Mrs. Leiva is entering her fifth year in education, but her first year here at Ligon. She loves reading and writing and is passionate about learning. Outside of Ligon, she can be found spending time with her husband and two daughters. She loves traveling, cooking and crafts.
Mrs. Kim Li (Math) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Li is in her 22nd year teaching math at Ligon. She is one of the MathCounts club coaches. When she is away from Ligon, she enjoys playing card games, hiking, walking, and traveling.
Mrs. Michelle Passafiume (Special Education) Email: email@example.com Mrs. Passafiume is beginning her sixth year at Ligon.She will be team teaching with Mrs. Sidoti and Mrs.Ramsey. In her spare time Mrs. Passafiume enjoys being with family,taking care of her dogs,reading, and exercising.
Mrs. Kimberley Ramsey (ELA) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs.Ramsey has been teaching for several years, primarily in elementary. This is her first year teaching 6th grade ELA. She is very excited and looking forward to an awesome year. She’s originally from Pennsylvania, but has been in North Carolina for so long that she considers herself a native North Carolinian. She enjoys spending time with her family and three dogs.
Dr. Edris Ryan (Social Studies) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @DrRyansSocialSt Dr. Ryan has taught Social Studies both internationally and at home here in the US over a period of 15 years before breaking this role as a regular educator to enter the field of special education as a special educator for a period lasting over 10 years then returning as a regular education Social Studies teacher and is currently in her second year of teaching Social Studies at the sixth grade here at Ligon. Dr. Ryan’s favorite pastime hobbies include travelling, cooking, gardening, and interior decorating.
Mrs. Katie Sidoti (Math) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter/Instagram: @MrsSidoti_LMS Mrs. Sidoti is in her 5th year of teaching math and her 3rd year at Ligon. She is originally from New Jersey, where she was born and raised. When she is away from Ligon, she enjoys reading, cooking, geocaching and traveling. Some of Mrs. Sidoti’s favorite things are science-fiction/fantasy novels/TV shows, tacos and sushi!
Ms. Jennifer Zezza (Assistant Principal) Email: email@example.com Twitter: @JzezzaLMS Ms. Zezza is in her 6th year as an Assistant Principal at Ligon. She has taught for 8 years in an elementary school in grades 3-5 and 3 years in middle school in grades 6-8 at Ligon prior to becoming an Assistant Principal. She is originally from NY and loves to workout, cook, spend time with her family/friends, go skiing and catch a ball game! She is a Giants & Syracuse Basketball fan so game on when we are in season :)