2 Pioneer Dr, Batesville, AR 72501

P 870.793.7533 | F 870.793.0626


BJHS Principal

Matthew Douglas was hired as the Principal of Batesville Junior High School in July 2014.

Matt began his educational career as a high school teacher in Missouri. He taught Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Biology, Biology, Physical Science and Tech Prep Science. He served as Superintendent in a small rural school district for four years. Matt has 21 years total of educational experience, four years as Superintendent and 13 years as a building level administrator.

He earned his M.A. in Secondary Administration from Southeast Missouri State University and began his building level administration career in south central Missouri. Matt later earned an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from William Woods University.

BJHS Assistant Principal

Danny Daniels is the Assistant Principal at Batesville Junior High School in 2013.

He earned a BSE from Lyon College as a student athlete and began his teaching career as a social studies teacher and coach. He also earned his MSE in Educational Leadership at Arkansas State University. Mr. Daniels is in his 22nd year of education.


Office Assistant


Resource Officer


Angela Adams, English (6th)

Colton Bailey, AR History / Ass't Football

Paul Barrett, Science

Allison Baxter, Literacy (6th) / Reading

Nicole Bledsoe, English

Michelle Blevins, Science

Beth Boyce Winberry, Media Specialist / Parent Inv Facilitator

Kara Britton, Social Studies

Regina Caraway, Reading Interventionist

Katie Covington, Art

Suzette Cowden, ESL

Robbie Cox, EAST Facilitator

Amy Crow, Math

Chuck Crow, Counselor

Alicia Davidson, Choir

Noah Davidson, Strings

Charlotte Diemer, Career Development / Cheer / Steppers

Brett Difani, Math / Ass't Girls Basketball / Girls Track

Kali Dunegan, Math

Allison Evans, Academic Coach

Becky Garrison, Science

LouAnne George, Social Studies

Bradley Gillette, Math

Felicia Goings, Science

Natalie Greenfield, English

Amy Hazelrigg, Math

Sarah Henderson, Computers / Business Ed

Scott Hoffman, Social Studies / BHS Girls Softball

Price Holmes, PE

Debbie King, STEM (6th)

Amanda Lucy, Band

Kristen Luetschwager, Special Education

Carmen McDonald,

Rachael McKenzie, Social Studies

Jamie McMinn, Special Education

Mae Milum, Health

Kristen Montgomery, STEM

Julie Moran, English (6th)

Lilli Peugeot, English

Rian Puckett, English / Boys Basketball

Julie Roach, Coding / Media

Kelly Rush, PE / Football

MiQuela Shipman, Special Education

Shannon Simkins, Social Studies (6th)

Ceil Smith, Music Appreciation

Darlene Sowers, Counselor

TJ Stroud, PE / Football

Jason Thomas, Science

Patrick Trusty, Girls Basketball

Taira Trusty, FACS & Personal Finance

Matt Wentz, Head Football / Boys Track

Sara White, Literacy / Reading

Peou Wilkins, Mental Health Specialist

Crystal Williams, Special Education

Kerri Wood, Special Education

Greg Wooldridge, Band

Stephanie Yates, Math (6th)


Deana Foster, Speech Language Pathologist

Paula Hallmark, SPED Paraprofessional

Sherry Long, SPED Paraprofessional

Valerie Stark, SPED Paraprofessional

Beatrice Vargas, ESL Aide

Rhonda Wehrung, Instructional Facilitator

Michelle Young, SPED Paraprofessional