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Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Laura Shirkey

Mrs. Laura Shirkey (second from right) is a 7th Grade English Language Arts Teacher at Canal Winchester Middle School.

Meet Our Staff! 
Today we are introducing Mrs. Laura Shirkey, one of our many amazing staff members here at Canal Winchester Schools, and saying thank you for all she does for our students and schools!
Mrs. Shirkey is a 7th Grade English-Language Arts Teacher at Canal Winchester Middle School. She has worked at Canal Winchester Schools for 30 years and in three different buildings! During her time at CWLS, she has taught 1st, 4th, and 7th grades.
Laura and her husband of 30 years, Gary, have three children: Brandon, 26; Abby, 23; and Cameron, 20. Outside of work, she loves reading, spending time with family, boating and being outside. She enjoys working at Canal Winchester Schools because the district has wonderful teachers who support each other.
When asked what she enjoys about her job, Mrs. Shirkey said "I love watching students realize they can do it and see the success in their eyes!"
Thank you to Mrs. Shirkey for everything she has done for Canal Winchester students!

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