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Mrs.  Kay  Ratliff
6th/8th Grade Science
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I graduated from Grundy High School, King College (University) with a BA in political science/History, and  Emory & Henry College with Masters Degree in Education with a speciality in American History.

I have taken professional development and classes to be certified to teach middle school science in the state of Virginia.


This is my 37th year teaching in Buchanan County.  I taught at P. V. Dennis Elementary, Vansant Elementary and Riverview. 


I am a native of Buchanan County.  I am married to Mack Ratliff and we have one daughter named Sarah Parsons and two grandsons, Gray and Luke Parsons. 

I graduated from Grundy High School and King University.  I have a masters degree from Emory & Henry College in Education with a speciality in American History.  I am also certified in the state of Virginia to teach middle school science.

I started teaching at P. V. Dennis Elementery for the 1980-81 school year.  I taught at Vansant Elementary from the 1981-1982 school year until it closed in January, 2002.  I then came to the newly opened Riverview.  I have been at Riverview since it opened.  I  taught 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th grade, P. E., computer labs, history, economics, civics, and 7th grade life science and 8th grade physical science.  I now am teaching 8th grade physical science and 6th grade science.

I love to teach and I love to work with children.