Immanuel Lutheran School

"Our sole purpose is to bring people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ."

Mrs. Donna Ozark, 8th Grade

Education: Bachelor of Science in Vocational Home Economics Education from Southeast Missouri State University; completed Middle School Certification classes in 1997 and the Concordia University Colloquy program in 1998.

Experience: 26 years in education; 16 years at Immanuel

Responsibilities: 8th grade homeroom, 6th grade religion, 7th - 8th grade social studies, 8th grade Language Arts

Mrs. Sherri Palmer, 7th Grade

Education: Bachelor of Science, Secondary Ed. in mathematics from University of Missouri, Columbia
Master of Natural Science in mathematics from Southeast State Missouri University

Experience: 18 years in education; 8 years at

Responsibilities: 7th grade homeroom, 7th grade Language Arts, 5th -8th grade math, National Honor Society, MathCounts, Yearbook sponsor

Miss Stephanie Roegner, 6th Grade/K-4 Computer



Responsibilities: 6th grade homeroom, 5th-6th grade English, 6th grade social studies and reading, K-4 computers

Mr. Kevin Bartels, 5th Grade/K-8 Physical Education

Education: graduate of St. Paul, Jackson and Jackson High School; Bachelor of Arts in Education from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois

Experience: taught grades four to six and coached a variety of sports at Risen Christ Lutheran School in North Myrtle Beach, South C
arolina; 25 years teaching and coaching at Immanuel

Responsibilities: 5th grade homeroom, K-8 physical education, athletic director

Mrs. Marylee Hoehn, 4th Grade




Mrs. Christie Steffens, 3rd Grade

Education: Concordia High School, Seward, Nebraska; Graduate of Concordia Teacher's College, Seward, Nebraska; Master of Education from Southeast Missouri State University

Experience:40 years teaching experience; 25 years at Immanuel

Responsibilities: 3rd grade

Mrs. Michelle Mueller, 2nd Grade

Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Southeast Missouri State University; Colloquy from Concordia River Forest in 1998

Experience: 17 years experience

Responsibilities: 2nd grade

Mrs. Rhoda Cornehlsen��������������������1st grade

Education: �B.S and Master of Arts in Education from Southeast Missouri University;� colloquy from Concordia University, River Forest, Il.

Experience: taught 2nd and 3rd grades at Centerville, MO before joining the staff at Immanuel

Responsibilities: 1st grade

Mrs. Angela Lohmann��������������������Kindergarten

Education:� B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education from Southeast Missouri University; completed colloquy courses on-line from Cue-Net.

Experience: 9 years teaching at Immanuel

Responsibilities:� Kindergarten

Miss Kayla Thole � � � � � � � � � � � Pre-Kindergarten

Education: attended Concordia University in Seward Nebraska; �Bachelor of Science in education with a concentration in early childhood

Experience: taught 2nd grade in St. Joseph for a year before receiving�call to teach pre-k here at Immanuel.�

Responsibilities: Pre-Kindergarten

Ms. Sandra Roth����������������������������Library/Art

Education:�� graduated from Salem Lutheran and P.H.S.; Attended St.Paul's College in Concordia, Mo

Experience:� 14th year at Immanuel

Responsibilities: art and library

Mr. Allyn Steffens����������������������������Music

Education:� graduate of Concordia High and

������������������������ Concordia College, Seward Nebraska
������������������������ Master in Elementary Administation�

������������������������ �from Southeast Missouri State

Experience:� Principal in Texas and Immanuel;

������������������������� Coach of various sports�

������������������������� served as�organist, choir director

Responsibilities:� music, choir, bells, church organist

Miss Kelly Carstens � � � � �� � � � Science/Computer

Education: graduated from Concordia University, Seward, with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Middle Level Education Endorsement in general science and physical education; Lutheran Teacher Diploma

Experience: Five years teaching experience; four years coaching basketball, two years coaching volleyball

Responsibilities: Grades 5-8 Science and Computer, Girls' Basketball Head Coach, Technology

Mrs. Beverly Buerck � � � � � � � � � �Teacher's Aide

Education: attended Salem Lutheran School in Farrar; graduated from Perryville High School; �graduated from Stratford Career Institute with a teacher's aide degree.�

Experience: 14 years at Immanuel

Responsibilities:� 1st grade aide, after school care, summer day camp

Mrs. Shelly Gray                              Teacher's Aide

Education: graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education


Experience: Pre-K teacher at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Milford, Illinois; substitute teacher before joining the Immanuel staff


Responsibilities: Kindgergarten

Mrs. Melinda Schnurbusch            Teacher's Aide