Phone: 618-993-8534


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Mrs. Melissa McMurtry

     Hello!  Welcome to Washington School!  My name is Melissa McMurtry and this is my 17th year teaching 2nd Grade.  Before moving to 2nd grade, I taught 1st Grade, Kindergarten/1st Grade Reading Groups, and I was a substitute teacher for one year.  Second grade is by far my absolute favorite!  I was born and raised in Marion and I love being a Marion Wildcat!  Teaching children is my passion and I couldn't imagine doing anything else.  

     I have been married to my best friend, Danny, for 20 years.   We are blessed to have two precious children named Dustin and Madalyn.  Dustin is a 7th grader and Madalyn is a 4th grader.  Outside of school activities, I enjoy playing the piano, singing, going to church, reading, and spending time with my family.  

     If you need to contact me, please email me at or call me at 618-993-8534.