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Message from our Principal - Mrs. paterson

Kristy Paterson

It is with great enthusiasm that I join the GYS team as your Principal.  I look forward to working with our wonderful staffin our efforts to advance the achievement of all students on our campus.  Working together, I am confident that we will continue to provide GYS students a truly rigorous and enriching school experience.  Grace Yokley is a special and unique community of which I am proud to be a part.

The middle school years are impactful for students.  My goal as Principal is to provide the leadership that will facilitate a school environment that is safe, respectful, and enriching, in order for each child to receive the best possible academic instruction and experience.  I am confident that our school will continue to be a place where students grow both socially and academically.

I look forward to working with our parents and students while embarking on this new journey.

Message from our dean of students - Mrs. Reyes

Kelly ReyesI am thrilled and excited to join the amazing staff at Grace Yokley as your Dean of Students.  I have been in education for twelve years, earning a Master’s Degree in Education.  I have been fortunate to have worked in several different capacities, allowing me to have insight to numerous educational positions.  I pride myself on the relationships I build with students and staff.  Being the Dean of Students allows me to have a positive connection with all students and create an environment that is safe, inviting, and meaningful. 

I thoroughly look forward to the journey that lies ahead for your children and our staff. 

Message from Our Counselor - Mr. Green

Mike GreenIt is an honor to serve as the counselor for Grace Yokley Middle School.  Working with students for many years, I understand that student success is only evident when you provide a positive and safe learning environment. 

My goal as a counselor is to continue supporting all students by preparing them for the academic and social challenges they will encounter, as well as provide them with the skills and tools needed to become contributing members of our society.