Fifth Grade Team Members
Mr. Steve Halteman
Mrs. Tara Hardy
Mrs. Holly Hatcher
Mr. Steve Halteman, Fifth Grade Teacher
Mr. Halteman joined the John C. Myers staff in the fall of 2014. Before arriving here, he taught at one of our sister schools, Lacey Springs Elementary from 2005 through 2014. He is a Eastern Mennonite University graduate, Class of 2005. Mr. Halteman's favorite quote is "You're here. You take up space. You matter," from Kid President. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Sara and two boys, Zachary and Elijah.
Mrs. Tara Hardy, Fifth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Hardy is a 2001 Broadway High School graduate. She went on to attend James Madison University from 2001 - 2005. She is currently seeking her Masters Degree as a Math Specialist through JMU.
Mrs. Hardy started her career at Peak View Elementary where she taught 5th grade from 2010 to 2014. She then transferred to John C. Myers in the fall of 2014 where she is currently teaching 5th grade.
Her favorite quotes are, "Don't give up just because of what someone said. Use that as motivation to push harder." - Unknown and "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up." - Babe Ruth
She enjoys spending time with her husband, Wes, and two children, Makenna and Ryan. Some of their favorite family time is spent on the ball field or basketball court.
Mrs. Holly Hatcher, Fifth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Hatcher graduated from BHS in the spring of 1980. Out of high school she attended Bridgewater College from 1980-1984 and completed her BS degree in Business Administration. She went on to James Madison University (1992-1994) where she gained her Middle School Teaching Certification (grades 4-8). She then went on to receive her Masters in Education from JMU in 1996.
Mrs. Hatcher began her teaching career at McGaheysville Elementary (1993-94) in 5th grade. In the fall of 2006 she transferred to Fulks Run Elementary where she served as the Math and Reading TLC Teacher. She came to John C. Myers in 2007 where she has taught 5th grade for the students of Broadway.