B.A. English and Dance, Mercyhurst University, PA. Having been classically educated herself, Mrs. Thompson is thankful to teach at a school that uses the classical model. Her degree in English Literature and Language has prepared her well to teach humanities courses. Likewise, Mrs. Thompson’s degree in Dance has prepared her to direct the school’s Classical Ballet Academy for students in grades 6-12. In addition to her degrees in English and Dance, Mrs. Thompson’s strong background in the arts has equipped her to teach Art to students in grades 6-12.