District 11 Westside school staff listed
The following lists each school, address, principal (in parentheses), phone number and new educational staff.
Bristol - 890 N. Walnut St. (Manuel Ramsey), 328-4000... Carole Arnesen, kindergarten; Gwen Robinson, second; Rick Spruce, fifth; Sandy Weitz, special education (SPED); Joni Barta, part-time parent coordinator/counselor; Shirley Vai, library technology teacher (LTT), replacing Darcy Mazel, who is now library technology educator (LTE); Kathy Marin, literary resource teacher (LRT); Pamela Darbonne, teacher assistant; Rhonda Holhauser, interventionist.
Buena Vista Montessori - 924 Pikes Peak Ave. (David Brilliant), 328-4100... Karen Cottrell, library technology educator (LTE); Ellyn Feldman, speech pathologist; Candace Lee, SPED aide.
Howbert - 1023 N. 31st St. (Gail Smartt-DeRousse), 328-4200... DeRousse, principal; Lisa Houda, kindergarten assistant; Maria Hiett, fourth grade; Cheryl Staeben, gifted; Jenny North, SPED. (NOTE: Kari Fogle, who was the SPED teacher, died of breast cancer Aug. 6, and is mourned by the school.)
Jackson - 4340 Edwinstowe Ave. (Anne Dancy), 328-5800... Jeannette Ingram, third & fourth; Lynn Maher, fourth & fifth; Carol Randall, gifted; Lindsay Rust, preschool; Anita Troughton, SPED aide; Kurt Bakken, part-time art (assisting volunteer Jackie Robbie); Hector Flores, fifth. NOTE: The date for Jackson's open house date was incorrect in the Aug. 13 Westside Pioneer. It will be Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Midland - 2110 W. Broadway St. (Robyn Colbert), 328-4500... (New staff not quite finalized.)
West - 25 N. 20th St. (Terry Martinez), 328-4900... (NOTE: Because this is West Elementary's first year, all its educational staff members are listed here.) Kay Farran, first; Val Rudy, first/second; Denise Gutierrez, second; Jane Malmquist, second; Cathy Houin, third; Connie Maier, third; Jean Wittic, fourth; Mike Hedges, fourth; Brian Holcombe, fifth; Jennifer Shaw, fifth; Kevin Siemers, art; Rob Rodine, band/orchestra/guitar; Connie Rush, cafeteria assistant; Theresa Casey, cafeteria manager; Melody Collins-Bass, Community Liaison; Ann Shargel, Eagles teacher; Mary Miller, Eagles aide; Marianne Tucker, English Language Learning (ELL) teacher; Maria Floyd ELL aide; Karon Burch, Mary Macafee and Rose Bennett, front office assistants; Tracy Titus, gifted resource teacher (GRT); Beth Arrowsmith, Susan Sparks, Betsy Buerk and Marti Wilshusen, kindergarten; Brian Barnes, Kristie Wilson, Louana Prunty, kinder aides; Cheryl Linthicum, LTT; Ginny Beaudreau, LRT; Janet Smee LTE; Ann Yenne, PE; Sharon Reuth, preschool; Delena Brooker, reading teacher; Shawn Hayes and Julie Walker, social workers; Ann Spaeth, Dot Cain, Dyann Smith, Jane Hook, Sarah Meider, Shannon Smith, Celia Molner, Jeff Gorman, Allison Foster, SPED; Carolyn Coker, vocal music/chimes.
Holmes - 2455 Mesa Rd. (Rob Utter), 328-3800… Stephanie Aaron, eighth - math; Valerie Foiles, eighth - language arts; Jackie Swank, eighth - language arts/social studies; Brenda Yohn, seventh - math/science; Jeremiah Fowler, instrumental music; Laurie Gabriel, orchestra; Debra Kirkendall, choir/drama; Juanita Doan, educational assistant.
West, 1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (Clay Gomez), 328-3900... Justin Weickum 8th - science; Matt Pacione, 8th - math; Ann Wolf, SAIL coordinator; Britt Fansburg, SAIL social studies; Deb Shipley, SAIL language arts; Melissa Light-Branch, math; Piper Stacey, counselor.
Coronado - 1590 W. Fillmore St. (Susan Humphrey), 328-3600... Jennifer Wilfong consumer/family science; Sally Jergensen, counselor; Debra Head, Grant Stoughton, Leticia Burr, English; Michelle Petrash, math; Richard Kusk, orchestra; Amber Curry, PE; Sarah Jacobs, social studies; Karen Zalmanek, Thomas Murphy, Genise Steinbach, SPED; Joseph Souvignier, Spanish.
Bijou - 2904 W. Kiowa St. (Wayne Hutchison), 328-7900… Deborah Boisselle, SPED; Pat Allen, counselor; Jeff Bryant, art; Chris Earls, social studies/PE.
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