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Lower School Faculty

In Lower School, our faculty and staff make a point to demonstrate the interconnectedness of every subject, encouraging students to connect dots and disciplines. Click on each teacher's name for his or her full profile.

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Megan Barrie

Megan Barrie

Montessori Assistant
Fran Bateson

Fran Bateson

Second Grade Teacher
Ross Bell

Ross Bell

Lower School Music, Orchestra Director
Kayla Christy

Kayla Christy

Extended Day and Summer Camp Coordinator
Victoria De la Torre

Victoria De la Torre

Spanish Teacher
Jessica Hallin

Jessica Hallin

Director of Lower School
Denise Halvorson

Denise Halvorson

Karla Kelley

Karla Kelley

LS Interventionist
Julie Linscheid

Julie Linscheid

5-8 Counselor
Billy Loftin

Billy Loftin

Fifth Grade Teacher
Manal Mansour

Manal Mansour

Fifth Grade Teacher
Jennifer McGuire

Jennifer McGuire

Orchestra Teacher
Nichole Olson

Nichole Olson

Lower & Middle School Learning Specialist
Anne Peterson

Anne Peterson

Lower School Art Teacher
Lannette Peterson

Lannette Peterson

Montessori Teacher
Sadie Poehls

Sadie Poehls

Julia Rakestraw

Sarah Ritzenthaler

Sarah Ritzenthaler

Third Grade Teacher
Amy Rivard

Amy Rivard

Fourth Grade teacher
Michael Russomanno

Michael Russomanno

Extended Day and/or Summer Camp
Tara Schletz

Tara Schletz

Curriculum Enrichment Specialist
Kelly Schumacher

Kelly Schumacher

Kindergarten Teacher
Tara Wengronowitz

Tara Wengronowitz

First Grade Teacher