Spotlight

Danielle Heifner

"Ms. Heifner consistently handles the chaos with grace & patience. She loves her students & truly cares about their growth and well-being. She always greets everyone with a smile even on the most difficult days. Thanks for being AWESOME!”

- November Feature Teacher Danielle Heifner

Lisa Fargo

"Ms. Fargo is so kind, thoughtful, & wise with all students. She knows just what to do to help students in stressful situations. She is very understanding and works great with all. Lisa is doing a fabulous job, and her previous experience is very evident. Thanks for being a ROCKSTAR, Ms. Fargo!"

- November Super Staff Lisa Fargo

Audra Kingery

“Mrs. Kingery builds relationships with staff & her students. She has been available to assist with students who have emotional issues. She is so kind and patient. She always has a smile on her face & is a positive inspiration to all of the students she works with.”

- October Feature Teacher Audra Kingery

Missy Fallert

"Ms. Fallert is helpful & makes sure that all students have their needs met. She goes above and beyond to ensure that everyone is happy. Missy is flexible with the craziness of the Early Childhood schedules. She is patient, kind & is always willing to help out and asks how she can do more.”

- October Super Staff Missy Fallert

Kara Hermann

"Mrs. Hermann always has a smile on her face and never loses her patience. Her big heart is with her high-needs students in her classroom. She has been there to answer questions for colleagues and has made the past four weeks easier for all. Great job, Kara! We are so lucky to have her at SGE!"

- September Feature Teacher Kara Hermann

Stephannie Drury

"Stephannie greets everyone with a smile. If we come in asking questions or needing something, she immediately jumps up to help. She has made the first few weeks run smoothly and made sure everyone gets to where they need to be. Our school would be lost without her and all that she does!"

- September Super Staff Stephannie Drury

Sara Roth

"Mrs. Roth’s students & their education are her top priority! You often hear her class laughing & learning together. She strives to help each student be successful & the best they can be! Her love for her students, our school, and teaching shines bright."

- May Feature Teacher Sara Roth

Kara Hurst

"Ms. Kara is kind-hearted, sweet, and patient with all of the littles (& the adults, too)! Her calming demeanor makes others feel at home. She is hard-working & dedicated. She works well with students & knows how to talk with them in difficult situations. She accommodates the needs of all students."

- May Super Staff Kara Hurst

Liz Naeger

"Liz does whatever is needed for her students and is always open to new ideas and trying new things. She works hard to prepare activities and multitasks to ensure that children get the most out of the activities during learning time. She is kind to all children and shows passion for her job."

- April Super Staff Liz Naeger

Bethany Koetting

"Bethany is knowledgeable about modifications for students with concerns & always has a positive outlook. She is supportive & kind to all children & helps in any way to provide the best education & experience for our children. Thank you for being a ROCK STAR, Mrs. Koetting!"

- April Feature Teacher Bethany Koetting

Megan Kueker

"Mrs. Kueker does an awesome job implementing the new RTI format. She dedicates many hours to working on data & making sure any deficit areas are addressed. Megan has helped organize Read Across Missouri activities for the building. She does all of these things with a positive attitude!"

- March Feature Teacher Megan Kueker

Becky Gretzmacher

"Nurse Becky takes care of our kids who are sick, or who just need a little encouragement. She educates our students through presentations about dental hygiene & sun safety. Her emails about lost & found items keep us on our toes & laughing due to her humor, & she consistently makes us laugh!”

- March Super Staff Becky Gretzmacher

Stephanie Kuenzel

"Mrs. Kuenzel is patient when she works with students, & tries to connect with each student. She is positive & encouraging with students who are struggling to make good choices. Stephanie is in many 4th and 5th grade classes but is always willing to jump in and help wherever she is needed!"

- February Feature Super Staff Stephanie Kuenzel

Johna Bequette

"Not only is Mrs. Bequette wonderful in the classroom, but she takes on extracurricular activities like the SGE Facebook page, photo Drive, & yearbook, & volunteering to help with the robotics team. She really shows she cares with her personality and teaching!"

- February Feature Teacher Johna Bequette

Dianna Bushnell

"Mrs. Bushnell puts her heart into her job and is so caring with the littles! She is always so helpful and jumps right in to help students. She walks in each morning with a smile and a positive attitude. She has been a very positive addition to the Early Childhood and Preschool team!"

- December Super Staff Dianna Bushnell

Dennis Kreitler

"Not only do students love going to PE to have fun, but they are engaged and learning at all times! n addition to his regular duties, Coach continues to reach out to students outside of class time. During LEAD time, he covers classrooms, reads books & does activities with the students!”

- December Feature Teacher Dennis Kreitler

Kat Wolk

“Kat works with students who may need different supports than others, & she always has a smile for them & a sense of humor! She is extremely patient & remains calm and collected even through extreme situations. Kat is a pleasure to work! You are a great addition to our SGE team!"

- November Super Staff Kat Wolk

Heather Ehlers

“Heather is kind, caring and patient with all students. Her positive attitude is contagious. She is a wealth of knowledge and experience with a wide range of abilities. She prepares activities that meet all of her students’ developmental needs and works to provide the best environment for all kids.”

- November Feature Teacher Heather Ehlers

Greminger

"Mrs. Greminger has been a rock for students — she helps them work through challenges with peers and home situations. She always makes time to meet with students, and not only does she talk with them and mediate any problems, but she follows up to make sure they are doing okay."

- October Feature Teacher Jesika Greminger

Richardson

"Mrs. Richardson always has a smile on her face, and she has a heart of gold! She is compassionate and kind, and she treats everyone with respect. Mrs. Richardson does what is best for students, and does an excellent job of working with all children."

- October Super Staff Amy Richardson

Alaina Feldmeier

"Alaina is not only is patient and kind with our youngest dragons, but is a friendly face seen throughout the district! Her ideas are helpful, engaging and fun. She offers assistance and advice to anyone who needs it, and works around all of the crazy scheduling. Thank you, Alaina!"

- September Feature Teacher Alaina Feldmeier

Betty Bahr

"Not only does Betty work hard to keep our building and classrooms clean, but she builds an amazing bond with our students and brightens our building with seasonal decor! Betty is always on the go, solving everyday issues with kindness and a cheerful smile. Thank you for being the best, Betty!"

- September Super Staff Betty Bahr