Merrol Hyde Magnet School



Gretchen Hardaway
MS/HS Librarian

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Miscellaneous Information

Gretchen Hardaway has been Merrol Hyde's middle and high school librarian for 3 years. She grew up here in Hendersonville, TN, where she attended Beech High School. After high school she went to UT Knoxville and recieved a B.S. in Education and B.S. in Business and Sports Management. She also got a M. Ed in Supervision Administration from MTSU. She has a husband named Doug and two children who both attend MHMS. Her hobbies include reading, playing games, spending time with her friends and family, and hanging out on her family farm. 

Shared Vision

Merrol Hyde Magnet School is committed to excellence in K-12 education by utilizing the Paideia philosophy of educating the whole child - body, mind, and spirit - while encouraging and nurturing a life long love of learning.

Merrol Hyde Magnet is an academic magnet school with an emphasis in foreign language.  Rigor and challenge at an accelerated pace are expected and embedded in our curriculum.