Jessica Currie, Principal
Ms. Currie is a Georgia native and grew up in the Golden Isles of Georgia. She received her bachelor’s degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Early Childhood Education, Master’s Degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Early Childhood Education and Specialist’s Degree from Piedmont College in Curriculum and Instruction. She has a Gifted Endorsement and an Instructional Coaching Endorsement. Ms. Currie began her teaching career in Savannah, Georgia. She joined the Cherokee County School District in 2008. She has experience teaching 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. She served as the Instructional Lead Strategist at Indian Knoll Elementary and Assistant Principal at Bascomb Elementary. She was appointed Principal at Boston Elementary in 2023 and is looking forward to many wonderful years as a Boston Bear!
Lori Etheridge, Assistant Principal
Lori Etheridge is a native of North Carolina, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. After moving to Georgia, she earned a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College, an Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Berry College. Ms. Etheridge is currently working toward a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She has enjoyed a wide range of career experiences, including general education and special education teaching experiences followed by several years as a school administrator. She served as the assistant principal of Mountain Road Elementary for 5 years and became Boston’s assistant principal in January 2023. When not at work, Ms. Etheridge enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has two wonderful children named Luke and Claire. When not at work, Ms. Etheridge loves to travel, bake, and spend time outdoors. Ms. Etheridge is excited to begin another year as a Boston Bear!
Meg Martin, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Martin was born in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Georgia in 1986. She is a Woodstock High School alumni and graduated from Reinhardt University in 2004 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. Her experience in education started with earning certification from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Special Education through Lamar University. Ms. Martin has her reading and dyslexia endorsements. She has been in the field of education for 18 years in Cherokee County. Not only has she taught all elementary grade levels, but she’s also served as a Special Education Facilitator in elementary, middle, and high school.
Ms. Martin married her high school sweetheart, Casey, and they have a daughter named Gwendolyn. When not at work, Mrs. Martin enjoys spending time with her family and black lab, Gertrude, hiking/athletics, arts/crafts, reading, and the pool.
She is looking forward to partnering in fostering a positive school environment that ensures successful and happy students and teachers!