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Karen Fordham

WELCOME to 6th grade STaR!! My name is Karen Fordham and this is my 16th year in the classroom.  This is my 11th year to teach 6th grade science at Petal Upper Elementary. I graduated from William Carey University with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in reading.  I have a Master's Degree from William Carey in Elementary Education and I am National Board Certified in Science grades 6-9.  I am married to Gary and we have twin sons Luke and Landon and a daughter, Haley.  I have three adorable grandchildren, Bentley and Brileigh, and Hadley.  My loyal sidekick is Daisey, a miniature dachshund.  I enjoy reading, working puzzles, and spending time with my family.  I am excited about the school year and I hope you are too!  We will be learning many things through reading, writing, songs, labs, demonstrations, and projects in the areas of Life science, Earth and Space science, and Physical science.  Please don't ever hestitate to contact me if you need me! email or 601-584-7660.