1st Grade

1st Grade Team Picture – coming soon 

Mrs. Taphouse – This is my second year at GHA and my first year teaching first grade. I have also taught pre-k, third, and fourth grades. I have earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a specialty in Early Childhood from Baker College-Owosso. I am married and have one daughter, Shelby. I love to paint and spend time outside.

Ms. Bidwell – I have been teaching at GHA since we opened in 2013. I have earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Michigan-Flint. I am engaged and have two sons, AJ and James.

Mrs. Cook – This is my fourth year teaching at GHA. I have taught fifth and sixth grade, as well as technology. I have earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Technology in Education from University of Michigan-Flint. I am married and have two grown daughters. I spend my free time working with dogs and spending time with my family.