New, transferred teachers and staff members welcomed at San Juan Island public schools
September 3, 2010 · Updated 10:24 AM
Thirteen new or transferred teachers and support staff were welcomed to San Juan Island public schools Aug. 31 at a faculty and staff breakfast.
The staff members are:
— Rebecca Taylor, school bus driver.
— Lisa Hamlette, teacher, transferred from middle school.
— Diane Heller, teacher, first grade.
— Leisha Holmes, contracted artist-in-residence.
— Susan Williamson, paraeducator.
— Rachel Williams, paraeducator.
— Amara Zee, PIP paraeducator.
— Sarah Mandzen, transferred from Elementary School.
— Brook Landers, Community Services, LAP, ES/MS Art.
— Betsy Ridwan, ELL teacher.
— James "Lumpy" Sane, custodial.
— Tamara Sindelman, English teacher.
Griffin Bay School:
— Suzanne Cowden.
At the breakfast, the school district thanked its community partners — individuals and organizations that support public education through their involvement:
— Bill Morrissey and Howard Schonberger, United Way.
— Lisa Anderson, San Juan Public Schools Foundation.
— Charles Anderson, San Juan Island Community Foundation.
— Sally Thomsen and Rebecca Clark, San Juan Island Park and Recreation district (Island Rec).
— Joyce Sobel, Family Resource Center.
— Cynthia Stark Wickman, San Juan Island Prevention Coalition.
— Jim Carroll, Dollars for Scholars.
— Diane Jangard, Purple and Gold Club.
— Meghan Hoffman, Elementary School PTA.
— Debbie Rishel, Middle School PTA.
— Deb Nolan, High School PTA.
— Chris Bevens, Band Families and Friends.
— Peg Gerlock, Islands Museum of Art.