I was inspired by the many teachers I had growing up. There were some impactful people throughout my education that made me want to do the same.
- Tara Micheletto - Assistant Principal
I love seeing the smiles on the children’s faces. Each and everyone is different!
- Billie Hilderbrand - Kitchen
I love that I am working at Lexington on it’s first year.
- Gayle Cook - Kitchen
I believe that relationships are the foundation to success at school. Getting to know my students, their interests, strengths and weaknesses is the first step in helping them grow.
- Tammy Parsons - 4th grade
I went into education because I love working with kids. I was a student who really struggled and few people stepped up to support me. I wanted to be that teacher that was there for all students.
- Katie Watkins - 2nd grade
My favorite school tradition is the school concerts and plays.
- April Peterson - Kitchen
I loved school as a kid and I love helping others. This career allows me to support students with disabilities and empower them to function at their potential while at school.
- Sarah Dahl, Occupational Therapist
I have always loved the Pumpkin Run, but right up there is the Sock Hop - where we get to enjoy our community coming together.
- Scott Sims - Physical Education
I love that some of our elementary schools merged into one and I am apart of it.
- Crisauna Salzer - Kitchen
We have such amazing students here. I love being an Eagle because I get the honor of working with incredible staff, students and our community.
- Cami Rothwell - Counselor
There is nothing better than to share your love of reading and learning with a child, in hopes it provides the inspiration for them to learn and be successful.
- Elaine Van Mil - 2nd grade
I love that we are all learning together? Everything from walking in the hallways to being and becoming superb citizens, showing growth every single day.
- Jennifer Phipps - 1st grade
I believe students should enjoy learning and look forward to coming to school everyday, knowing they will be fully supported.
- Hailey Allais - 5th grade
My favorite classroom tradition was having a Thanksgiving Feast in our classroom. Each student could bring up to 2 guests and we would pack into our classroom, share a meal and be thankful for the time together.
- Becky Richards - Data Manager
I’ve wanted to be a teacher since I was a little kid and when I got a job as a para educator about 4 years ago, I knew I wanted to teach Special Education.
- Grace Mendez - SLC
My educational philosophy is that all students can learn. I believe when a teacher establishes a good relationship with their students and knows their students needs…all kinds of learning growth happens.
- Anne Marie Zorn - Title/LAP
I love our classroom meetings. Every child has an opportunity to have their voice heard. It promotes bonding between peers and teacher.
- Toni Gravelle - Teacher Sub
I love working with and being around kids. They are amazing and so much fun!
- Kathy Endreson - Para Educator
I got into education because of how much I loved being at school and learning.
- Stacey Booth - Kindergarten
I love the feeling of family amongst staff and students.
- Tanya Holt - Health Specialist
I love creating a culture together, including making many new traditions as a NEW school with our students, families and community.
- Lynette Oswald - Assistant Principal
Wednesday Shout Outs are the best. The students feel so loved and appreciated when they are recognized by staff and administration. It’s a great positive reinforcement that makes the kids feel special.
- Avery Dyer - 2nd grade
I love kids so much. You could be having the worst day and they will make it better with just a smile or something they say; funny or sweet.
- Dana Hurst - Kitchen
I love Kelso homecoming week; dressing up, football games and the Highland Fling.
- Kelsey Davis - Resource
When a child has been struggling and they finally grasp the educational concept we are working on ...they light up with excitement and understanding...It's the best reward ever!
- Becky Dunkin - Para Educator
As a Speech Language Pathologist, I can work in hospitals, schools, birth-to-five clinics or even run my own business - but I chose to work in elementary schools because I was in speech in my elementary school.
- Audrie Luczek - SLP
When choosing a profession to pursue, I looked to those that would allow me to give back and make a difference in the lives of children. Having the opportunity to be a part of children's learning and growth is a blessing.
- Laura Andreasen - 1st grade
I love to see kids learn, grow and smile. I love to help children who are dysregulated find peace and safety in our school.
- Joshua Cox - Para Educator
I initially got into education because I always enjoyed tutoring friends and siblings. I stayed because I realized how much I loved the kids .
- Beth Wills - Behavior Manager
The community here at Lexington is like no other. As traditions are being made, I really enjoy any time I get to spend with my students and their families outside of the classroom.
- Jeannie Reveal - 5th grade
I love being part of such a large school. The community environment is great!
- Candice Brandhorst - Kitchen
I spent many years working with some struggling populations in our community. I’m a helper at heart. I started to ask myself where I could make a real change and decided education is where it is at! I see education as a real vehicle of change in our community.
- Annie Bradbury - Kindergarten
I have always loved school and working with kids. Seeing that “lightbulb moment” when a student learns something new brings me joy. I hope to pass on my passion for learning to my own students!
- Amy Maurer - 4th grade
I have always loved helping people and as a school counselor I have the opportunity to help others better themselves and their lives every day.
- Erin Sasser - Counselor
I believe building relationships with students is the key to unlocking their potential. When kids feel comfortable and safe at school with an adult they trust , then they can learn.
- Bayne Marrs - 3rd grade
I love that the Eagle community feels like a family. We are all there for each other and super supportive.