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Area Information: LCS welcomes new personnel to district (8/23/21)

(Sentinel Photo by Beverly Van Buskirk)&#13
New accredited staff members at Le Mars Community Schools for 2021-22 are, front from still left, Alissa Presuhn, Mikayla Westhoff, Jenny Hauser, Nicole Mena, Alexis TeBrink, Nicole Koopman and Jessica Wolles.&#13
Second row, Stephanie Puhrmann, Samantha Formanek, Krista Tillman, Dona Jean Lias, Abby Clasen, Ashley Finck, Cortney Nelson and Abby Weiss.&#13
Back row, Cole Berkenpas, Ken Vigdal, Abby Mehlhaff, Noah Marasco-Ayau, Sonya Hanisch and Blake Fehringer.

LE MARS — The Le Mars Community University District welcomes 21 new qualified team members for the 2021-22 university year.

They have been fast paced preparing for their new classroom and other routines they could be serving in the upcoming college yr.

This year’s new instructors incorporate:

• Blake Fehringer is the middle school/high college industrial engineering teacher. He attained his Bachelor of Science degree in Competent and Specialized Sciences Instruction from Wayne Point out Faculty and concluded his college student teaching at Le Mars Local community.

• Jennifer Hauser will be the new Academy teacher at the middle university.

For 10 many years, Hauser served as a instructor associate at LCHS and was most not long ago employed as a 5th/6th grade Particular Schooling trainer for Cherokee Group Schools.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Training from Buena Vista College.

• Cortney Nelson will be educating superior university biology.

Nelson was a pupil trainer at Le Mars Local community and acquired her Bachelor of Arts diploma in Secondary Education and learning with an emphasis in Biology and Earth Science, from Dordt University.

• Abby Clasen will be a exclusive schooling trainer at Kluckhohn Elementary.

She provides with her practical experience as a special schooling instructor with the Sioux Falls university district and the AHSTW College District in Avoca. She holds a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Unique Training and Elementary Instruction from Augustana College and a Learn of Schooling degree in Specific Training with a conduct emphasis from Buena Vista University.

• Stephanie Puhrmann will be a middle university particular instruction instructor.

She was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista College with a triple significant in Secondary Schooling, Record, and Psychology and is pursuing a Master’s degree through Morningside University.

Puhrmann has previous encounter as a unique education and learning trainer with Ridge Watch middle faculty and with the Glidden-Ralston Community University District.

• Krista Tillman will be the new kindergarten trainer at Franklin Elementary.

Tillman was earlier used as a kindergarten instructor for South Sioux Town Community Universities. She gained her Bachelor of Science diploma in Elementary Education and learning from the University of Iowa and has a Master of Arts from Wayne Point out University.

• Jessica Becker will be signing up for the college as a science teacher and a 7th quality assistant volleyball coach.

She acquired her Bachelor of Science diploma from Morningside Higher education and has been teaching center university science at Sioux City’s West Middle School and has coached volleyball at Sioux City’s West and North Significant Educational institutions.

• Ken Vigdal joins the district as a computer science trainer for the center university. He will also be the new head varsity football coach and assistant center school boys keep track of coach.

Vigdal brings with him instructing and coaching expertise from the Ogden and Sioux Heart Group Faculty Districts and most just lately the Brookings, South Dakota, Faculty District.

He attained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Dakota and his Master of Arts diploma from Morningside College.

• Samantha Formanek will be Clark Elementary’s new preschool instructor.

Earlier, she was the guide preschool instructor for Guardian Angel Daycare & Preschool in Le Mars.

Prior to relocating to Le Mars, Formanek was used as an early childhood exclusive education teacher with Gladbrook-Reinbeck Universities. She received her Bachelor of Arts diploma in Elementary Education and learning and Early Childhood Education from the College of Northern Iowa.

• Noah Maraso-Ayau will be training English/Language Arts at the center university.

He is a graduate of Briar Cliff College with a Bachelor of Arts diploma in English and Secondary Training. He done his scholar teaching with North Significant Faculty in Sioux City.

• Mikayla Westhoff will be a fifth grade teacher at Kluckhohn Elementary.

Prior to signing up for LCS, she taught 5th/6th grade English at MMCRU.

She is a LCHS alum and was a college student trainer and substitute trainer for Le Mars Community.

Westhoff gained her Bachelor of Science diploma in Elementary Schooling from Wayne Point out Higher education.

• Monica Stratmeier will be the Tutorial Interventionist at Clark Elementary.

Her knowledge involves substitute educating for Le Mars Group and educating kindergarten, 4th grade, and 7th/8th quality examining at MMCRU.

She graduated from Buena Vista University with a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Elementary Instruction.

• Alissa Presuhn will be the Educational Interventionist at Franklin Elementary.

She has recently been serving the district as a substitute instructor and was previously a unique schooling instructor for Omaha Community Colleges.

Presuhn attended the College of Nebraska-Omaha to generate her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Instruction/Distinctive Schooling and received her Learn of Science in Schooling, Instruction and Curriculum Progress from Peru Condition University.

• Alexis TeBrink will be the Educational Interventionist at Kluckhohn Elementary.

She graduated from Northwestern College or university in Orange Metropolis with a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Elementary Schooling.

She was formerly utilized as a first quality teacher with the West Sioux Neighborhood School District.

• Cole Berkenpas, an LCHS alum, is returning to Le Mars Local community to teach at the center faculty.

He is a modern graduate of the College of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arithmetic and Mathematics Education. He done his pupil teaching at Sioux City’s East Large University.

• Ashley Finck joins the superior college staff as a science instructor.

She was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Schooling-Biology from The College of South Dakota and a Learn of Science from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

She previously taught actual physical science, biology, chemistry, and physics at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Superior College.

• Abigail Melhaff is signing up for the district as an elementary assistance counselor at Kluckhohn and will also be the head women cross place coach.

Melhaff holds a Bachelor of Science diploma in Elementary and Special Education and learning from the University of South Dakota and a Masters in Specialist University Counseling from Buena Vista University.

She has knowledge teaching and coaching with the Sioux City Community Faculty District and Cherokee Local community Schools.

• Nicole Mena will be instructing English/Language Arts at the middle university.

Prior to becoming a member of LCS, she taught English/Language Arts at MOC-Floyd Valley Large College.

She attended Northwestern Higher education in Orange Town, earning a Bachelor of Arts diploma in English Training. She is currently pursuing a Grasp of Instruction degree as a result of Buena Vista College.

• Sonya Hanisch joins the faculty district as a secondary unique education instructor at the middle school.

Hanisch has been utilized with the Sioux Town Neighborhood College District as a Particular Education and learning teacher.

She attained her Bachelor of Arts diploma in Sociology from Morningside University and her Master of Science in Education and learning/Exclusive Training Generalist, from Wayne State School.

• Abigail Weiss is a new direction counselor at the center faculty.

She was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Improvement and Relatives Studies from South Dakota Condition University and programs to entire her Grasp of Science degree in College Counseling from SDSU later on this yr.

• Dona Lias will be the new middle school/significant college nurse and will be educating the Licensed Nursing Assistant (CNA) Method.

Lias brings knowledge as a registered nurse with St. Luke’s Clinic (Unity Stage) and most a short while ago with Family members Healthcare in Sioux Metropolis.

She attained an Associates degree in Radiology from St. Luke’s Faculty of Radiology, an Associates diploma, Registered Nurse from Western Iowa Tech Local community College or university and a Bachelor’s degree in Health care Management from Bellevue University.

Teachers will be again in the classroom commencing Aug. 20, getting ready for students.

The 1st day of lessons at Le Mars Group Educational institutions is Wednesday, Aug. 25.