Meet our Teachers & Staff

Administration

Dr. Nadine Eastman
Mark Mindt
Jeannine Metzger
Carolyn Soles
Administrative Office Assistant
Barb Danley
Administrative Office Assistant
Debra Rumpza
Business Manager
Nadine Contreras
Business Administrative Assistant

K-8 Teachers

Kallie Pitzl
4th Grade Co-Teacher
Melvin Hill
Middle School Teacher
Sarah Dreyer
1st Grade Teacher
MaryAnn Aker
Kindergarten Teacher
Dawn Thuringer
1st Grade Teacher
Samantha Blum
Kindergarten Teacher
Samantha Busche
2nd grade Teacher
Beth Byer
3rd Grade Teacher
Mackenzie Larson
4th grade Teacher
Robin Cook
5th Grade Teacher
Diana Fish
5th Grade Co-Teacher
Demi DuMarce
Middle School Teacher
Salina Pena
Middle School Teacher

Para-Educators

Amanda Stulken
2nd Grade Para-Educator
Jodi Schlotte
1st Grade Para-Educator
Joyce Haley
Kindergarten Para-Educator
Fred Wieger
3rd Grade Para-Educator
Jordee Appenay
Middle School Para-Educator
Sherokee Maag
Kindergarten Para-Educator

Dakota Culture

Ric Bertsch
Dakota Culture Teacher

Special Education

James Lauterhahn
Special Education Teacher
Janet Harder
Special Education Teacher
Jackie Schmidt
Special Education Teacher
Janet Bartelt
4th Grade Para-Educator
Jane Ryan
Special Education Co-Teacher
Theresa Mindt
Middle School Teacher

Student Services

Liberty Strutz
School Nurse
Kelli Robertson
Behavior Technician
Kelcie Lewandowski
Behavior Technician
MaryBeth Kirk
Guidance Counselor

Community Education

Rebecca Dargatz
School Community Director
Melissa Sichmeller
OST Coordinator
Roxan Christensen
Community Education Coordinator

Family & Child Education

Nita Rae Jones
FACE Early Childhood Classroom
Wanda Torres
FACE Early Childhood Co-Teacher
Courtney Nelson
FACE Adult Education
Kari Ewalt
Center Based Parent Educator
Jessica Snaza
FACE Parent Educator

Kitchen

Thelma White
Cook
Christine Rossow
Cook
Margaret Hopkins
Cook
Donna Roulliard
Head Cook

Facilities

Steve Kongi
Kerry Sullivan
Ed Johnson
Facilities Manager

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Transportation

Janice Grajczyk
School Bus Driver
Eretta Dargatz
School Bus Driver
Kevin Jorgenson
School Bus Driver
Lisa Cape
School Bus Driver
Lita German
School Bus Driver