News

February 1, 2021 #SCCSD Staff Members of the Month

#SCCSD January Staff Members of the Month

January Staff Members of the Month

Congratulations to all honorees – we appreciate your hard work and dedication!

Kathleen Keane, Teacher @ Perry Creek Elementary

“Mrs. Keane is a great role model for her students. She is very helpful and treats others with kindness and respect. Mrs. Keane goes above and beyond to help others and is a good listener. She has a great relationship with her students and is an excellent teacher! We’re lucky to have her at Perry Creek!”

Rochelle Greigg, Teacher @ Perry Creek Elementary

“Mrs. Greigg provides enrichment for Perry Creek’s TK-2nd grade students. She holds high expectations for herself and her students. Mrs. Greigg cares about best practices and provides her students with opportunities to stretch their learning by providing challenge. Congratulations, Mrs. Greigg!”

Cecilia Ruelas, Instructional Assistant @ Irving Dual Language Elementary

“Cecilia is dedicated to providing services to all of our students, parents, and staff. She is caring and goes above and beyond to make sure everyone has what they need to have a great day. People know they can count on her to make things better. Congratulations, Cecilia!”

Brad Fahrendholz, Building Engineer @ Leeds Elementary

“Brad has done an outstanding job taking care of our Leeds Elementary building this school year. He works so hard to ensure our students, teachers, and staff have a safe, clean, and comfortable learning environment. Brad has taken on several additional responsibilities this year due to COVID-19 and is always willing to help. We are so lucky to have Brad at Leeds! Thank you for all you do.”

Hollie Fahrendholz, Food Service Staff @ Riverside Elementary

“Hollie has been a great addition to Riverside as the team lead in the lunchroom. She quickly learned the ins-and-outs of the job. She has worked extra hard on preparing food for virtual learners and for students during Hybrid. Hollie is positive and caring toward staff and students at Riverside. Thanks for all you do, Hollie!”

Abby Koster and Amber Slaughter, Preschool Teachers @ Riverside Elementary

“Abby and Amber are both new to Riverside. They have navigated through COVID protocols with excellence. They are always positive toward students and paraprofessionals in their classrooms. They are willing to do whatever it takes to meet the needs of the learners in their rooms. We are so lucky to have them both at Riverside. Thank you for your commitment to our school and families!”

Mary Olorundami, Third Grade Teacher @ Bryant Elementary

“Mrs. Olorundami goes above and beyond in all aspects of being a teacher. She comes to school every day with a bright and positive attitude. She works very hard at providing differentiated and appropriate instruction for all her students. She makes learning fun by being creative and finding fun ways to learn. She has the best Bryant Bear spirit and is the first one to help create fun activities for students and staff. We are proud to have her at Bryant!”

Mackenzie Gough, Fifth Grade Teacher @ Morningside STEM Elementary

Fellow staff members said the following about Mackenzie: “Miss Gough is the most organized teacher. From creating exciting lessons for her students, to leading exceptional morning meetings and building relationships with her kids, to being on top of PBIS questions we have as well as questions that deal with our jobs as a whole, she is always on top of everything! She has a built a great rapport with her students and is an all-around great educator.”

Michelle Hoch, Counselor @ East High School

“Michelle goes well beyond what is required to make sure students are successful. She takes extra time to meet with her students, even when she is busy. She always has a positive outlook on everything and makes the East High office a great place to be. Michelle is a staff member that is always on top of her game. Her students love her and it is evident they are her priority. She is a team player and we are grateful to have her at East High!”

Dan, Roni, and Tom @ Building Service Technicians @ Liberty Elementary

“Dan, Roni, and Tom have done a phenomenal job ensuring our students and staff stay healthy and safe during the pandemic. Through all of the changes in protocols and additional duties, they have taken these changes in stride and continue to focus on making sure our students can learn in a safe environment. Their continual solution-focused mindset has helped our staff focus on instruction and student care. Thank you all for working to “Make it Happen!” at Liberty!”

Jennifer Smith, Office Assistant @ Loess Hills Computer Programming Elementary

“Jennifer always goes above and beyond to help students, parents, and staff at Loess Hills. During the pandemic, she has taken on extra responsibilities in the office. Whether she is answering new questions or completing office duties, Jennifer always wears a smile on her face and remains positive and kind. Everyone she comes in contact with throughout the day enjoys her presence! We are extremely fortunate to have Jennifer at Loess Hills!”