Frist Grade Team

Miss CrewMrs. Adams 1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Adams joined the first grade team in 2018. She graduated from Christopher Newport University receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Following her undergraduate years, Mrs. Adams graduated from George Mason University receiving her Masters in Elementary Education. In Mrs. Adams' spare time, she enjoys going to baseball games with her husband (Go Yankees!), playing with her puppy, Toby, and playing sports.

Mrs. BarnMrs. Barnes 1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Barnes has been teaching since 2012. Her favorite part of 1st grade is when students laugh during read alouds at the carpet. When Mrs. Barnes is not at school she and her family love taking walks with their dog and eating ice cream on their front porch. She can't wait to meet you!


Ms. LucasMs. Lucas 1st Grade Teacher

Ms. Lucas joined Coates in 2016. She previously taught kindergarten and first grade at McNair Elementary. Ms. Lucas graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with her undergraduate degree in Japanese Language and Literature. She obtained her Masters of Education in Teaching from the University of Hawaii. Ms. Lucas is originally from Maine. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.