• Congratulations to Mrs. Janice Kinard,
    FMS Teacher of the Year for 2017/2018!
    Mrs. Kinard, FMS Teacher of the Year!  

    Pictured left to right, Mrs. Jessica Webb, 8th Grade Principal, Mrs. Janice Kinard, FMS Teacher of the Year,

    and Mrs. Angie Hall, Principal.

    Congratulations to Mrs. Janice Kinard, 7th grade science teacher, who was selected by the faculty as Teacher of the Year for Fairhope Middle School 2017/2018! Mrs. Kinard has also received the FEEF sponsored Student's Choice award for the past two years. 

    Originally from Mississippi, she graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education. She has taught preschool, kindergarten, 1st, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th and college level in Mississippi, Kentucky, Indiana and Alabama. This is her 20th year at Fairhope Middle School.

    Regarding her interests, she enjoys being outdoors, whether it is taking a walk on the beach, in the woods or her neighborhood, or just sitting on the porch. Mrs.Kinard and her husband are both pilots and enjoy flying. She also raises orphaned squirrels and releases them in her backyard.  

    Mrs. Kinard is the Science Club sponsor and also sponsors a 3 day, 2 night field trip for 7th graders to Camp McDowell. She organized the successful FMS Solar Eclipse Event on the first day of school, August 21, 2017. 

    According to her bio,"What you really need to know about me.......

    *  I LOVE Science and I LOVE learning.

    *  I do NOT understand not doing your best.

    *  I am science nerd....nerdy to the bone!

    *  I am here to help you - to help you be the best you can be, to help you learn.

    *  I want my students to be thinkers and problem solvers!"

     Again, kudos to Mrs. Kinard for being selected by her peers to be the FMS Teacher of the Year!