Science Department

Mrs. Jones

April is the 1993 class Valedictorian of RCHS. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and her Teacher Certification in Secondary Science from North Georgia College and State University, a Master's Degree in K-12 Science from Walden University, and a Specialist Degree in Instructional Technology from Valdosta University. During her career, she has taught many different levels and subjects within the science curriculum. She is married with three children.

Mrs. Hale

Kelly graduated from Loganville High School in 2008. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and her Master’s Degree in Animal and Dairy Science from the University of Georgia. Afterwards, she attended Piedmont College to earn her Teaching Certification in Secondary Broad-Field Science. She enjoys teaching Biology, Forensic Science and Animal Science. She is married to her husband James, who is also a teacher at RCHS. Together they have one son, Charlie.

Mrs. Hooper

Madelyn is a 2017 graduate of Loganville High School. She earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Young Harris College where she was also a member of the Women’s Softball team. This is her first year teaching and has really enjoyed teaching her Biology and Physical Science classes. She is married to her husband, Teren. Together, they have their son Lennon and their labradoodle, Millie.

Ms. Vandenberg

Daven graduated in 2011 from Harris County High School. Afterwards, she attended Berry College for her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry. She then participated in GaTAPP to earn her teaching certificate and began teaching high school science classes. Daven graduated from UGA in 2020 with her Master's in Secondary Science Education. She enjoys teaching Physical Science, Chemistry, and Environmental Science! She hopes to continue her education with a Gifted Endorsement within the next year.

Mrs. Edwards