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Staff Directory

AdministrationJob ClassificationEmail Address
Darla Hetzel Business Manager

Michael Almquist E2020 class
Kay Petersen High School Secretary
Trisha Glockel Human Resource/Accounts Payable
Melissa Chambers Office Support
Elizabeth Shirley Nurse
Robert Brecht K-12 Principal

John Connell Athletic Director/Dean of Students
Paul Croghan Superintendent
FacultyJob ClassificationEmail Address
Mikayla Christensen 1st Grade
Molly Roberts 2nd Grade
Jennifer Hardee 3rd Grade
Jay Soderberg 4th Grade/JV/Varsity Girls Head Basketball Coach

Vicky Hume 5th Grade

Kimberly Peterson ADV Computer Applications, CORE, Career Strategies, Computer Graphics, Web Design, Intro to Business Computer Applications, Accounting, K-12 Teacher Librarian
Emily Prouty AG/Business
Truly Mothershead Art
Michael Almquist E2020 class/Assistant AD
Amanda Wooten Elementary PhyEd
Kathleen Mortimore Elementary Resource
  Elementary Speech
Tammy Johnson English
Adam Graybill Family Consumer Science
Monica Graybill Family Consumer Science
Jill Isaacson HS Math
John Leininger Ind. Technology
Melissa Bonnes Interventionist
Martha Sunderman JH Language Arts Teacher
Taylor Johnson JH/HS Resource
Amy Resh Kindergarten
Shawn Morse Math/Science
Rachel Cabeen Music and Band
Matthew Quick PE Teacher
Sarah Waldron Pre-K Teacher
Kathy Linke School Counselor
Sara Tangeman School Social Worker
Kathleen Johnson Science
Gabriel Lopez Spanish Teacher
Sam DeCaro Title l/TAG
Melissa Nielsen TLC Teacher
Lindsey Sayers TLC Teacher
Steven Schuster Social Studies
ParaJob ClassificationEmail Address
 Katy King  Family Consumer Science Para
 Carrie Schuster  Para
 Melissa Chambers  Library Para / Office Support
 Myra Whitehead  Para
 Chauntel Kinnison  Para
 Monica Carlson  Para
 Melissa Crooks  Para
 Teresa Haakinson  Para
 Christina Barber Para
 Kelby Hartstack  Para
 Heather Brown  Para
   Preschool Associate
KitchenJob ClassificationEmail Address
 Donna Robison  Cook
 Pam Allumbaugh  CNP Director
CoachesJob ClassificationEmail Address
Jay Soderberg 4th Grade/JV/Varsity Girls Head Basketball Coach/HS Baseball
Chase Heinold JV/Varsity Football Coach
Shawn Morse Varsity Girls Track/Cross Country Coach
Steven Schuster JH Girls Basketball / JH Track
Nichole Wenstrand  Volleyball

Molly Roberts JH Volleyball

Matthew Quick HS Boys Basketball / HS Boys Track/HS Softball
Robert Brecht JH Boys Basketball
Mary Ohnmacht Cheer Coach
TransportationJob ClassificationEmail Address
Curtis Riley Transportation Director



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