• Schrop News

    Schrop would like to welcome two teachers to our building this year:

    Mrs. Melanie Smethers is teaching 4th grade at Schrop this year.  Mrs. Smethers started her teaching career at Spring Hill Junior High in 2004. Before Mrs. Smethers began her career as a teacher, she was a County Fair Carnie, sold wholesale flowers, painted prices on car windows, and delivered US mail. She has two daughters who attend the University of Akron and a son who is a senior at Ellet.  She loves cats and the kids and staff at Springfield! Melanie is also very excited to work with her former student teacher Michael Leonhardt.

    Melanie Smethers  

    Mr. Michael Leonhardt is teaching 5th grade at Schrop. He is a graduate of the University of Akron and is HQT in math.  He previously worked as a tutor at SHS. Mr. Leonhardt’s son, Dristyn, was born last November and recently just got his first two teeth. Mr. Leonhardt is the coach of Ellet High School’s Varsity soccer team, and he also plays on a men’s soccer league on Sundays.  During his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar, reading and spending time with his family.

    Michael Leonhardt  
    Schrop PTG

    Schrop would like to welcome Leah Mowery and Laura Ridenour as the new co-presidents of the Schrop PTG.

    Leah graduated from Green High School in 1985. She moved to Springfield in 1994. She married Brian Mowery in 2003 and together own Mowery Construction and Remodeling. They have 4 children: Drew (23), Will (18), Alexis (9) and Rebecca (9).  She also attends and volunteers at Faith Family Church in North Canton. 

    Leah Mowery

    Laura is a real estate agent and is currently attending school for nursing. She is the mother of three children - Alicia who is in fourth grade at Schrop and twins in third grade at Roosevelt. She is also a volunteer at Roosevelt and church.  She is looking forward to working with the parents and teachers here at Schrop, and she is excited about the fun things that the PTG is planning for this year.
    Laura Ridenour