5th Grade Teacher, Mrs. White

Melissa White is from Lee’s Summit, MO. She attended Ozark Christian College and Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri. She graduated from Ozark in 1999 with an Associate’s degree in Bible and Education and graduated in 2002 from Missouri Southern with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Mike have been married for five years, and they are five kids in their blended family: Emma (18), Jessa (14), Luke (13), Nathan (12), and Remy (12). We have a dog named Charlie, a cat named Cora, and a new kitten named Pookie. She joined Calvary Lutheran in 2023. She enjoys cooking, reading, any kind of craft, and is a huge Disney fan. She loves planning family vacations, especially Disney trips. I love baseball, especially the Royals!

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30

Mrs. White’s Favorite Things:

  • Drink: Diet Coke and Coffee
  • Treat: Peanut M&M’s
  • Snack: Chex mix, cheese, crackers, and fruit
  • Places to Eat: Five Guys, Chick-Fil-A and Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Store: Hobby Lobby, Mardel and Kohls
  • School Supply: Stickers, Stamps, sticky notes, markers/grading pens
  • Plant or Flower: Lilacs and peonies

Least Favorite Things: Candles, note pads & wall decor