Westside schools:
New staff at Westside schools listed

       The following lists each school, address, principal (in parentheses), phone number and new educational staff.
       ELEMENTARIES
       Bristol - 890 N. Walnut St. (Manuel Ramsey), 328-4000... Abbe Mathiessen, art; Maggie Frey, fifth grade.
       Buena Vista - 924 Pikes Peak Ave. (David Brilliant), 328-4100... Tabitha Maxwell, primary; Heidi Sale, primary.
       Howbert - 1023 N. 31st St. (Deb Hawes), 328-4200... Hawes, principal; Kathy Reed, fourth grade; Mark Weber, vocal music; Melissa Quidachay, counselor; Christopher Lehman, literacy resource teacher (LRT); Lori Gasper, special education (SPED).
       Jackson - 4340 Edwinstowe Ave. (Sara Miller), 328-5800... Miller, principal; Melinda Rossman, first grade; Tom Scharfe, first grade; Shirley Malsam, and Michelle Mellinkoff, interventionists; Joan Courtier, tutor.
       NOTE: Mellinkoff was a tutor at Jackson last year.
       Midland - 2110 W. Broadway St. (Jeremy Cramer), 328-4500... Hannah Anderson and Mary Lou Edmund, kindergarten; Holly Haycraft, third grade; Ashley Bivin, fifth grade; Kurt Bakken, art.
       West - 25 N. 20th St. (Terry Martinez), 328-4900... Louana Prunty, kindergarten; Kristie Wilson, first grade; Ginny Beaudreau, second/third EAGLES; Amy Paul, fourth grade; Delena Brooker, fifth grade; Katherine Kennedy, orchestra and band; Dana Huntsman, SPED; Ann Yenne, LRT.
       NOTES: Brooker was the school reading coach. Yenne previously taught PE and (last year) fourth grade. Kennedy moved over from Howbert.
      

Linsey McKellip, Division II (grades 1-2) teacher at the Academy for Advanced & Creative Learning, and her class study in one of the second-year charter school's four new classrooms. Space for the rooms was created this year at the building's south end when District 11 moved its records department elsewhere.
Nikki Myers photo

       MIDDLE SCHOOLS
       Holmes - 2455 Mesa Rd. (Rob Utter), 328-3800 Kylene Riggen, sixth grade science/math.
       West - West Middle, 1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (Clay Gomez), 328-3900... Dirk Dudden, dean of students; Tena Logan, sixth grade science; Anne Van Wey, seventh grade language arts and reading.
       K-8
       Academy for Advanced & Creative Learning - 2510 N. Chestnut St. (Nikki Myers), 434-6566 Heather Melia, Division 1 (kindergarten); Deirdre Reimer, Division II (grades 1-2); Holli Burns, Division III (grades 3-4); Cory Thompson, Division V (grades 7-8); Glorivee Velasco, Spanish; Lourie Steffes, SPED; Mary Omohundro, physical education.
      
       HIGH SCHOOLS
       Coronado - 1590 W. Fillmore St. (David Engstrom), 328-3600... Tyler Nash, science; Paul Wakino, math; Dot Edmund, English; Christina DeCrescentis, family and consumer science; Michelle Trendleman, math; Sheila Cooper, counseling; Jessica Richman, social studies; Stephanie Uehlein, German.
       NOTE: Cooper was previously at Coronado four years ago.
       Bijou - 2904 W. Kiowa St. (Kathryn Presnal), 328-7900 Amy Swartz, LRT.

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