Welcome to Mr. Mack, our new media specialist. He will see students every four days for library checkout and technology instruction/application. As a former radio DJ, teacher, and media specialist, he is super excited to become a bobcat! He's worked very closely with Mr. Flickinger, who is on his way to Panama today, to ensure a smooth transition for next year. Welcome Mr. Mack!
Welcome to Ms. Angle, intermediate literacy teacher. Michelle Angle comes to us after years of experience in special education and literacy intervention in Denver. She specializes in working with students who need to increase their skills and confidence in reading. She looks forward to working with our staff and students in grades 3-5 this year! Welcome Ms. Angle!
Welcome to our new fifth grade teacher Mrs. Bethany Rayls. Mrs. Rayls comes to us after teaching fifth grade for several years in CA. Most recently she has served as the technology teacher at Kruse Elementary since 2008. She is excited to bring her passion for technology back into the classroom teaching fifth grade this year! She was excited to meet the kids on Move Up Day and can't wait to see them in August! Welcome Mrs. Rayls!!
How excited we are to move Mrs. Eddy, our building paraprofessional last year, into her own classroom this year! She will be teaching half day kindergarten and the primary math enrichment and intervention. After teaching for almost 20 years, she is so excited to teach kindergarten at Bethke and we are fortuanate to have her passion, positive attitude, and love for children! Welcome Back Mrs. Eddy!
Throughout the summer I will highlight our new staff members for the fall starting today with Leigh Ann Metke. Leigh will be teaching third grade making a team of five third grade teachers this fall. From Illionois, Leigh has taught fifth and second grade the last six years and is looking forward to joining our staff! She loves kids, loves teaching, and was excited to meet her new bobcats on move up day. When you return though, she'll be Mrs. Eucker! :) Her wedding is this summer. Welcome Leigh!!