Mr. Melnick is a product of the Houston County School System. After graduating from Northside High School, he earned a degree in Public Relations from Georgia Southern University. He went on to attend graduate school at Fort Valley State University where he earned a Master’s degree in middle school education. Mr. Melnick continued his education and went on to earn a Specialist’s degree in school administration from Georgia College and State University. Mr. Melnick has been an employee of the Houston County School system since 1994. He started teaching science at Northside Middle School. At the end of his first year of teaching, the county opened Feagin Mill Middle School. Mr. Melnick transferred to Feagin Mill Middle where he spent the next five years teaching science, social studies, and career education. After teaching for six years, he was selected as the assistant principal at Bonaire Middle in 2001. Mr. Melnick is married to Laura Anne Melnick, the counselor at Matt Arthur Elementary. They are the proud parents of Marissa and Matthew Melnick.
Mr. Jan Melnick
Assistant Principal of Discipline
Mr. Greg Ellison
Mr. Ellison is a native of Sandersville, Georgia where he attended Washington County High School. He is in his seventeenth year as an educator. He has worked in Pulaski, Irwin and Houston counties as a teacher, coach and administrator. Mr. Ellison attended Fort Valley State University on a football scholarship where he obtained his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in middle grades education. He also attended Valdosta State University where he obtained his Specialists's degree in educational leadership. Mr. Ellison is proud to be a part of Northside Middle School and looks forward to assisting the students to becoming well prepared productive adults.
Mrs. Sharp was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. She attended Georgia College and State University where she received her B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education. She received her M.Ed. in Reading Education from Georgia Southern University and her Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University. As part of the Houston County School System, she has served as a second grade teacher, fourth grade teacher, and EIP reading teacher. In 2014, she was selected as an assistant principal at Centerville Elementary and Quail Run Elementary. In 2017, she was selected to join the staff at Northside Middle School as the Assistant Principal for Instruction. She is married to Justin Sharp, and together they have two children. Mrs. Sharp is extremely excited to serve the Northside Middle School community!
Assistant Principal of Instruction
Mrs. Kelly Sharp