Mrs. Kimberly Tairent (8th Grade)
Mrs. Tairent is starting her first year at Republic Middle School. Before coming to Republic, Mrs. Tairent taught at Willard Middle School for 13 years and spent the last two years as a grades 6 - 12 counselor at Mansfield Public Schools. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Tairent loves working with 8th graders because they are always changing and are capable of incredible growth. She encourages students and parents to reach out if they have questions or concerns.
Mrs. Madison Neves (7th Grade)
Mrs. Neves has been a school counselor for 7 years, and this is her second year at RMS! She has been married for 8 years and has two dogs: a black Lab named Macie and a Great Dane named Princess Leia. Her hobbies include reading, spending time with her family and friends, eating junk food, and going to the movies. Mrs. Neves' favorite thing about being a school counselor is having the opportunity to impact the life of a student. She gets to show them that someone will listen and "have their back" even when they feel like no one does. The students make the good days great and even the bad days better!
Mrs. Morgan Hoey (6th Grade)
Mrs. Hoey has been in education for 9 years. During her first year, she taught 6th, 7th and 8th-grade social studies, at Kirbyville Middle School and for the past 8 years she has been teaching 6th-grade math and social studies at Strafford Middle School. She has been married for 8 years to her husband Will and she has two children, Riley and Kaden. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, working out, and being outside. 6th graders are her JAM and she enjoys being able to guide them through the transition into middle school!