Westside schools: Open houses, new teachers listed
Westside public schools in District 11 reopened Aug. 17. The following lists each school, followed by open house date/time and new teachers with grade levls or
Bristol - Thursday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m… Emily Owen, first; Jennifer Grimmett, third; Jacquelin Thompson, fifth; Noah Mazel, Kindergarten aide; Beth Ismael, tutor; Amber Ortman, tutor; Janice Ruybal, physical education (PE); Kate Myers, band.
Buena Vista - No open house; a meet-the-teacher day occurred last week… Catherine Gamboa, Mon-tessori primary (ages 3-5); Carole Brashear, Montes-sori lower elementary (grades 1-3); Robin Smith, music and orchestra; Kate Myers, band; Jessica Feis, art; Jeff Moser, computers/library technician; Doris Mogen, special education; Mary Beth Thomas, nurse.
Howbert - Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m… David Morris, Principal; Melissa Shaw, fifth; Cyndy Tatum, fifth; Jason Miner, physical education; Cyndi Gallup, gifted resource teacher (GRT); Kate Myers, band; Lynette Pfeiffer, psychologist; Gerri Lax, school nurse.
Ivywild - No open house; a school barbecue is scheduled on Labor Day, Sept. 4 at 1 p.m… Leslie Saccaro, third; Molly Fordyce, PE; Carla Scott, band/orchestra.
Jackson - Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. (grades 3-5 only; K-2 met Aug. 22)… Marie Bogan, Kindergraten; Katie O'Sullivan, fourth; Janna Funk, special education.
Midland - Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m… Jessica Gilliam, first; Beth Waller, second; Kim Watts third (new position); Judy Veneris, special education; Christine Schein, library technology educator; Pat Stevens, administrative assistant; Ute Cabell, staff secretary.
Pike - Aug. 24, 6 p.m… Maureen Breckenridge, third; Ellyn Feldman, speech therapist; Joseph Hansen, band/orchestra teacher; Bruce Kolosvary, first; Kathryn Martin, literary resource teacher (LRT); Jason Miner, PE teacher; Kevin Murdock, fourth grade teacher; Lisa Potter, psychologist; JoAnn Shroyer, nurse.
Washington - Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m… Sally Douglass, second (part-time); Jean Wittich, third/fourth and LRT; Jessica Feis, art; Rob Rodine, band and orchestra; Sarita Bonner, psychologist.
Whittier - Aug. 30, 6 p.m… Christopher Welch, music.
Holmes - Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m… Anna Strompolos, math and science; Joshua Tomberlin, language arts; Cindy Nath, tutoring for reading; Craig Lown, tutoring for math; Anna Menchaca, Spanish; Kristin Gilbreth, drama and music.
West - Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m… Moses Barela, community liason; Cheryl Benjamin, SAIL reading; Larry Christison, Amercian history; Lesa Finger, social studies; Tricia Hayes, reading/language arts; Don Landeck, psychologist; Dorian Lee, LRT; Katie Moberly, language arts; Jonathan Ogg, science; Melissa Peterson, science; Jeff Rocchi, math; Karen Shorkey, SAIL/language arts; Ady Stahl, art.
Coronado - Aug. 31, 6:45 p.m. (starting with an address by superintendent Dr. Terry Bishop in the main gym)… Patty Jerman and Linda Moffit, ACE/SPED; Aurora Umana-Arko, English; Karen Madsen, English; Leslie Rich, English; Catherine Hartmann, French; Ana Menchaca, Spanish; Jennifer Ury, social studies; Jacob Wade, math/science; Dale Schuyler, part-time science; Russell Bone, social worker.
Bijou Alternative - Oct. 12, 5 p.m… Barbara Bullock (returning from a designated year at Challenger Learning Center), math/health/relationships; Joyce Clark, library technician.
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