Ms. Johnston will be teaching Middle School English Language Arts, Public Speaking, and Leadership this year at Aspen Ridge. This past year, she completed the Alternative Teacher Preparation program through Friend's Program while teaching sixth grade at the Alexander Dawson School. Currently, she is pursuing her Masters in Human Development through UC Denver. Prior to becoming a teacher, Mary majored in Marketing and worked as a Sports Journalist. Mary is looking forward to helping her students find their own unique voice and style as writers. Outside of school, Mary is a musician, aerialist, dancer and rugby player.