Grades K4 & K5
Kylie Lenfestey is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute and Clarks Summit University. She has spent several years working at after school programs, teaching children’s church, and serving at Living Waters Bible Camp. In her free time, Kylie enjoys reading, writing, baking, and riding horses.
Grades 1 & 2
Katy MacLeod has an associate's degree in Early Childhood Education and went on to study Elementary Education at UMaine Machias where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in College Studies. She is married and has two children, Nathaniel and Evelyn. Katy has a lot of experience working with children. She worked at the Washington County Children’s Program for two years, has volunteered at Vacation Bible School, and is the head of the Nursery committee at Machias Valley Baptist Church. In her spare time you will see her enjoying time with family.
Grades 3 & 4,
Tamra Lenfestey, known to most students as Miss L, is passionate about teaching the Bible and impacting children’s lives. She graduated from a Christian college in Pennsylvania and had the opportunity to teach in public school for several years. Miss L also enjoys participating in Children’s Ministry at church and serving through Christian summer camps.
Grades 5 & 6
Kelly Robinson has been a homeschool teacher for 18 years. She has taught Sunday school, VBS, and Christian camps for 20 years. She has an Associate's in Applied Science and a National Medical Assistant certificate. She loves teaching God’s Word, love, and grace to anyone, especially children.
Ed. Tech., Music
Mrs. Boldsen is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute, in Victoria, N.B, Canada. She earned a B.A. in English with a minor in Secondary Education at the University of Maine at Machias. She has been a classroom teacher at MVCS and now enjoys being an Ed. Tech. and music teacher. Mrs. Boldsen believes that music is an important part of every child’s education. She joined the MVCS family in the the fall of 2021. She is married, has raised three daughters, and loves spending time with her five grandchildren. She enjoys writing, reading, singing, and playing the piano and ukulele. Teaching Bible, studying Spanish, and hiking are also favorite things to do.
Secretary, Phys. Ed.
Karyssa Norton, known to students as Miss K, loves working with kids. She has been the Phys. Ed. teacher for Machias Valley Christian School since 2021. Before that opportunity, she spent four years as a counselor at an overnight summer camp as a bunk counselor and field sports counselor. Miss K has a Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Theological Studies with a minor in Apologetics from Carolina College of Biblical Studies. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, and going to the gym.
Shelby Leighton, RN, School Nurse
Mary Albee, Art
Sherry Radeka, Art