Horizons Elementary

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Social Worker/Counselor

Mrs. Lauren Oakes

Phone: 828-292-5630

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Mrs. Lauren Oakes

Lauren Oakes is the Horizons School Social Worker / Counselor. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University, a master's degree in Social Work from UNCG/NCA&TSU, and is a NC Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her role in the school is to address the social, emotional, behavioral, or developmental needs of the students, provide supportive services to students and their families, and connect people with resources in the community. 

Teacher/P.E./Media Coordinator

Mr. Kenny Geouge

Phone: 828-726-3855

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Elementary Education Bachelors in Physical Education

Mr. Kenny Geouge

My name is Kenny Geouge.  I am originally from Mitchell County. Now, I live in Caldwell County with my family, who I enjoy spending time with.  This is my fifth year working at Horizons.  I'm excited about my roles as a teacher, P.E. teacher, and media coordinator. My jobs keep me busy, but I love it!

EC teacher

Mrs. Melissa White

Phone: 828-726-3855

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Mrs. Melissa White

I am excited to be a first year Exceptional Children teacher at Horizons Elementary this school year.  I have spent the last 6 years working with the Day Treatment here in Caldwell and surrounding counties.  Previously, I spent many years working with children and youth providing mental health services and behavioral support.  I look forward to a fun and productive school year!

Title 1 Tutor

Mrs. Patricia Church

Phone: 828-726-3855

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Mrs. Patricia Church

I provide quality tutoring to students who need extra support in Reading. Also, I assist the teachers at Horizons with DIBELS and DAZE benchmarks and progress monitoring.

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