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Staff Directory

Administration & District Office

Brenda Donahue

Brenda Donahue

Titles: Superintendent
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 180
Shawn Collins

Shawn Collins

Titles: Principal
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 114
Stephanie Atchley

Stephanie Atchley

Titles: Assistant Principal, Director of Student Services
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 123
Rory Bedeker

Rory Bedeker

Titles: Assistant Principal, Athletic Director
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 112
Deb DeGraaf

Deb DeGraaf

Titles: Transportation Manager, District Secretary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 157
Rachael Lauer

Rachael Lauer

Titles: Bookkeeper
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 156

Main Office

Katie Bryant

Katie Bryant

Titles: Principal's & Athletic Secretary, Registration Coordinator
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338
Clarisse Ruder

Clarisse Ruder

Titles: Special Education Secretary
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338
Angela Doermann

Angela Doermann

Titles: School Nurse
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 160
Eric Yacko

Eric Yacko

Titles: School Resource Officer
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 116
Mary Kay Kavanaugh

Mary Kay Kavanaugh

Titles: Technology Coordinator
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 107
Ann Smith

Ann Smith

Titles: Attendance Secretary
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 105

Student Services

Stephanie Atchley

Stephanie Atchley

Titles: Assistant Principal, Director of Student Services
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 123
Missy Stortz

Missy Stortz

Titles: School Psychologist
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 162
Ali Clark

Ali Clark

Titles: School Social Worker
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 108
Denise Schmidt

Denise Schmidt

Titles: School Social Worker
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 109
Hailee Wiesbrock

Hailee Wiesbrock

Titles: School Social Worker
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 110
Tyler Amm

Tyler Amm

Titles: Student Services Liaison, Homeless Liaison
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 113
Sunni

Sunni

Titles: School Therapy Dog, Good Girl
Biography:

Sunni Girl's Story

Other Departments

Lori Williamson

Lori Williamson

Titles: School Librarian
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 101
Terrie Spicer

Terrie Spicer

Titles: Cafeteria Manager
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 159
Brent DeFore

Brent DeFore

Titles: Director of Buildings and Grounds
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 115
Nate Schaefer

Nate Schaefer

Titles: Maintenance
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 115

Teachers: Preschool - 2nd Grade

Renee Jury

Renee Jury

Titles: Preschool Family Educator
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 172
Monica McGill

Monica McGill

Titles: Preschool Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 172
Kelly Milligan

Kelly Milligan

Titles: Preschool Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 133
Joelle Hallowell

Joelle Hallowell

Titles: Kindergarten Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 127
Lindsey Johnson

Lindsey Johnson

Titles: Kindergarten Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 129
Mary Shehorn

Mary Shehorn

Titles: Kindergarten Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 128
Jenni Giertz

Jenni Giertz

Titles: 1st Grade Teacher, Student Council
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 125
Samantha Simpson

Samantha Simpson

Titles: 1st Grade Teacher, Yearbook Club
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 124
Janice Johnson

Janice Johnson

Titles: 2nd Grade Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 118
Laurie Leslie

Laurie Leslie

Titles: 2nd Grade Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 126
Bejan Roumi

Bejan Roumi

Titles: 2nd Grade Teacher, Gaming Club
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 120

Teachers: 3rd Grade - 5th Grade

Alexandra Pierce

Alexandra Pierce

Titles: 3rd Grade Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 122
John Roth

John Roth

Titles: 3rd Grade Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 119
Kim Smith

Kim Smith

Titles: 3rd Grade Teacher, Yearbook Club
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 117
Amanda Schomas

Amanda Schomas

Titles: 4th Grade Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 140
Paula Wheeler

Paula Wheeler

Titles: 4th Grade Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 141
Emily Moore

Emily Moore

Titles: 5th Grade Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 138
Cheyenne Timm

Cheyenne Timm

Titles: 5th Grade Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 139

Teachers: Jr. High

Tracy Bianchi

Tracy Bianchi

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 150
Ryan Clark

Ryan Clark

Titles: Jr. High Teacher, Chess Club
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 149
Joe Frye

Joe Frye

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 151
Lainey Hicks

Lainey Hicks

Titles: Jr. High Teacher, Teens and Teamwork
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 148
Cindi Koetz

Cindi Koetz

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 146
Lainey Mason

Lainey Mason

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 152
Amy Mino

Amy Mino

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 121
Timothy Misener

Timothy Misener

Titles: Jr. High Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 145
Tanya Thompson

Tanya Thompson

Titles: Jr. High Teacher, Teens and Teamwork
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 147

Teachers: PE & Essentials

Emily Hardee

Emily Hardee

Titles: PE Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 104
Tanner Lindstrom

Tanner Lindstrom

Titles: PE Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 102
Ruth Hale

Ruth Hale

Titles: Chorus Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 132
Kayla Honn

Kayla Honn

Titles: Art Teacher, Gaming Club
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 131
Daniel Ripplinger

Daniel Ripplinger

Titles: Band Teacher, Rock Band
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 180

Teachers: Specialists

Christine Garretson

Christine Garretson

Titles: Speech-Language Pathologist
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 106
Bethany Haywood-Gama

Bethany Haywood-Gama

Titles: ELL Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 143
Michele James

Michele James

Titles: Learning Behavior Specialist
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 136
Sarah Makeever-Shumway

Sarah Makeever-Shumway

Titles: Speech-Language Pathologist
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 144
Sarah Manz

Sarah Manz

Titles: Jr. High Special Ed Teacher, Scholastic Bowl
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 174
Mallory Martin

Mallory Martin

Titles: Learning Behavior Specialist
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 100
Michaela Neurohr

Michaela Neurohr

Titles: Speech-Language Pathologist
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 103
Kaelyn Rodriguez

Kaelyn Rodriguez

Titles: Jr. High Special Ed Teacher, SAFE Club
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 153
Kristi Schmidt

Kristi Schmidt

Titles: RTI Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 173
Laura Spraggon

Laura Spraggon

Titles: PAWS 2 Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 142
Stephanie Witalka

Stephanie Witalka

Titles: PAWS 1 Teacher
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Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 130
Mary Jo Witek

Mary Jo Witek

Titles: RTI Teacher
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 815-554-4338 ext. 173
Amery Ziel-Knapp

Amery Ziel-Knapp

Titles: Learning Behavior Specialist
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 815-554-4338 ext. 174