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August 14, 2023

Join us in welcoming our new staff!

Bryan Case: Assistant Principal

Favorite Quote:

"The secret of life is enjoying the passing of time" -James Taylor

What I look forward to about this year: Learning more about such a great community.

What is your favorite thing about working with children?: Being reminded how fun life is supposed to be.

Where would you be if you weren't teaching?: Performing or producing music in some way.


Elisa Cruikshank


“Be just and merciful and brave” C.S. Lewis

This year I am looking forward to getting to know all my first graders and becoming part of the Stenwood teaching community.

My favorite thing about working with students is that they are fun! I love to see their enthusiasm for learning new things blossom.

Where would I be if I weren’t teaching? I think I would make a great librarian with an amazing story time.

Jennie Jung

Favorite Advice:

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in everything

What do you look forward to about the upcoming school year?

I look forward to meeting new staff and growing professionally/personally.

What is your favorite thing about working with children?

I can make changes in my young student’s life!

Colleen Simpkins

My favorite quote:
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change”
-Albert Einstein

What I am most looking forward to:
I am looking forward to working with my students and learning from them!  I love how much I learn from my students. They are the future!

What would you be doing if you weren't a teacher?
If I wasn’t teaching, I would be conducting research oneducational topics.