As THS students prepare themselves for a new school year, new teachers join in on the back-to -school rush. This school year four teachers will be joined the Tunstall family.
Mrs. Silvia Ray
Mrs. Silvia Ray will also be joining the Science department. This school year she will be teaching earth science, astronomy, and biology.
“I’ve always been excited about Earth Science, I think it’s important to know about the Earth’s processes, there’s also many ‘a-ha’ moments in science.”
Mrs. Ray received her degrees from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and will be entering her...
Mrs. Elizabeth Kirby
One of the new faces in the Science department is Mrs. Kirby, she is teaching Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, and Biology this school year.
“Chemistry was my first love and I’m looking forward to getting back to it.”
Although she has always lived in the Tunstall community, she has spent her 15 years of teaching at Dan River High School. She graduated from Dan River High and then r...
Mrs. Heather Ringstaff
Another teacher moving school districts is Mrs. Heather Ringstaff who is going into her 25th year teaching. Ringstaff is teaching Algebra 2, pre-calculus, and intro to college statistics.
She enjoys those subjects because “There's a higher level of thinking with statistics and pre-calculus, I like that they challenge me.” She previously taught at Chatham High for one year and taught at Dan R...
Mr. Nathan Noble
Mr. Nathan Noble is another addition to the Math department at THS. Returning from Germany and going into his sixth year teaching, Noble is teaching Geometry and Algebra 2. He received his education at Virginia Tech and then taught at Bassett and later Dan River High School.
“The main reason I like teaching is because the students make it fun and I enjoy having the summer off.”