Joyce Garner

8th Grade Math Teacher

(423) 623-3811 ext. 238

Courses Taught:

    8th grade Mathematics

Joyce Garner


K-8: NGS

High School: Cocke County High School

Bachelor Degree: Belmont University: Mathematics

Master's Degree: MTSU: Curriculum Instruction

Middle School Math Certification: ETSU

Certification: K-6; Middle School Math

I have been married to my husband, Chris for 20 years, and we have 2 children. Luke is a Sophomore in high school and enjoys playing soccer and competing in Cross Country. Leia is in the 7th grade and loves gymnastics. We love our Friday night pizza and movie nights. 

Supply List:



8th Grade Supply List


Students will be provided with the following:

  • Earbuds
  • Crayons
  • Glue Sticks
  • Scissors
  • Pencil Pouches
  • 1-inch 3-Ring Binder

Students should purchase the following for use in each class:

  • 3 - 1-inch 3-Ring Binders
  • 5 Tab Dividers
  • 8.5 X 11 Quad Ruled Graph Paper (100 Sheets)
  • Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Notebook Paper

Please attempt to purchase the following REQUESTED items for homeroom:

  • Clorox wipes
  • Kleenex
  • Classroom hand sanitizer
  • Can of Lysol or other disinfectant spray




Events/ Announcements:

Dec 14: Homecoming

Dec 15: 10:00 Dismissal

Dec 18 - Jan 2: No school

Jan 15: MLK

Jan 16: no school: teacher inservice

Jan 19: Grade cards

Feb 14: Progress reports

Feb 16: 1:00 Dismissal

Feb 19:President's Day









Nightly: Students may have homework in their blue math folder if they did not finish their daily assignment in class. Those assignments are due the next class day. 


Homework Hotline, Grades 1-8 (615) 298-6636