• Leahbeth Turpin



    Welcome to 7th Grade Language Arts at Madison Middle School!  Information about my schedule, classroom policies, class assignments and homework can be found in the links to the left OR on Canvas.  

    I'm looking forward to an amazing year at Madison Middle.  I hope that your child will not just be successful in my class, but learn more about themselves as we read, analyze, create and collaborate together.  It's going to be a great year!


    Educational Background:  I graduated from Madison Central High School in 1998.  I received a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Ole Miss and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Belhaven University.  I received my National Board Certification in 2018.  This will be my 9th year as a teacher.    


    Comminity Involvement:    I am a member of St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Jackson and my family is active with Camp Bratton-Green, an Episcopal summer camp in Canton, MS.


    Family:  My husband Buddy and I met at Camp Bratton-Green, Mississippi's Episcopal summer camp that we both grew up attending.  We have two children, Whit (13) & Caroline (9), who attend Madison Middle & Madison Station.  We have three dogs and two cats.  


    Interests & Likes:  reading, learning how to knit, camping, water activities such as paddle boarding, white water rafting or tubing, spending time with my family, coffee, chocolate, candles, decorating for holidays, sushi & shopping!