Greetings from the Principal!
Welcome to Longfellow Elementary’s webpage. We are excited to start a new school year and to create new memories. Please check the webpage often for upcoming events and student successes. We welcome any suggestions or comments so we can continue to build a webpage that will provide you with all your needs. If you have any question or concerns please feel free to contact the office at 327-3327. We are looking forward to a great year.
Longfellow Elementary Principal
Melissa Maharry, a 2nd grade teacher at Longfellow Elementary, in her 15th year for the Alva School District and her 19th year in education. She graduated high school from Sterling, Colorado and continued her education at Hastings College in Nebraska. Melissa enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family. She comes from a large family with 5 older brothers and sisters, 15 nieces and nephews and 20 great-nieces and nephews. Seeing her students succeed, grow and change is her favorite thing about her job, but working with her amazing co-workers brings her great joy. Melissa is married to Tim Maharry and they have three children; Megan, Laura and Lucas.