Welcome to Science

Hello, my name is Melissa Smith. I currently teach 6-8 Life Science, 9th/10th Grade Physical Science, Chemistry, Anatomy with art infusion and Forensics.  I graduated from SDSU in 2000 with a BS in Biology and minor in Chemistry.  I then took a job as a research scientists at Fort Dodge Animal Heath in Fort Dodge, IA.  I worked here until marrying my husband and moving to Minnesota.  After moving to Minnesota, I took a job at Fairmont Foods as a Food Safety Manager.  I worked here for 9 years.  At this time, I enrolled full-time at Minnesota State University to get my teaching licensure.  I received my licensure in 5-8 Science, 9-12 Life Sciences, and 9-12 Chemistry.  Later I added 9-12 Earth and Space Science to my license.  After working as a teacher for a few years, I took the science teaching position at GHEC.  This is my third year at GHEC.



Contact: melissa.smith@ghec.k12.mn.us