Ms. April Ketchum



Courses Taught:


April Ketchum


My name is April Ketchum.  I have lived in Yazoo County my entire life. I have two beautiful daughters who attend Manchester Academy.  Makenzie will be a Senior this year, and Aubree will be entering 4th grade. My hobbies include reading, spending time with my family, and cooking. This is currently my 9th year to teach here at Linwood Elementary, and I look forward to working with your children! Let's have a fantastic 2021-2022 school year! We are "True Blue!"


Associate of Fine Arts Degree: Mississippi Delta Community College 2007

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education K-6: Mississippi College 2009


This is my ninth year to teach at Linwood Elementary.

Class Schedule:

Monday -Friday

7:50-9:20        Language Arts

9:20-10:20      Centers

10:20-10:40    Social Studies

10:40-11:10     Lunch

11:10-11:30     Recess

11:30-11:40     Physical Activity

11:45-12:45     Mathematics

12:45-1:05       Science

1:05-2:05         Centers

2:05-2:15         Quiet Time

2:15-3:15         Specials

3:15-3:25        Quiet Time


Specials Schedule:

Monday- Health

Tuesday- Character Education

Wednesday- Library

Thursday- PE

Friday- Library



Kindergarten Supply List

*** Please label all supplies***

1 Large Backpack


1- Extra set of school clothes to keep in class

1/2 inch binder

Plastic Folder with pockets

Plastic School Box

4 black dry erase markers

2 Packs of pencils

2 Packs of crayons

2 kleenex


Supplies may need to be replenished throughout the school year.


Florida Center for Reading Research

An amazing resource to use for any struggling reader! 


Fun informational games by grade level. 


Helpful when learning the alphabet and sounds