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Mrs. Liesl R. Ackley

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn and Chicken
  • Favorite Beverages: La Croix, Arnold Palmer
  • Favorite Restaurants: North Lake Inn and Palmer’s
  • Favorite Stores: Sendik’s, J.Crew and Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Daffodils and Tulips
  • Favorite Charities: Tricia’s Troops and Women’s Care Center
  • Favorite Things to Do: Swim and Enjoy my husband’s cooking!


Manager of Business Services
Mrs. Jennifer Sellhausen

  • Favorite Snacks: Ruffles (Cheddar & Sour Cream), Chocolate, Caramel Corn
  • Favorite Beverages: McDonald’s Coke
  • Favorite Restaurants: Maggianos and Bravo
  • Favorite Stores: The Buckle and JC Penney
  • Favorite Flowers: Pink Roses
  • Favorite Charities: Salvation Army, Washington County Humane Society
  • Favorite Things to Do: Work Out, Play Volleyball, Kayaking, Skiing & Gardening


District Secretary
Ms. Kathy Rosine

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn, chocolate covered toffee
  • Favorite Beverages: Diet Coke, Arnold Palmer
  • Favorite Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse, Olive Garden
  • Favorite Stores: Kohl’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Hydrangeas
  • Favorite Things to Do: Spend time with my grandchildren


School Secretary
Mrs. Nina Fiedler

  • Favorite Snacks: Berries, Bugles, Mounds bars, pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Water, Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Culver’s, Palmer’s, Zin
  • Favorite Stores: Ann Taylor, Target, DSW
  • Favorite Flowers: Lilies, Peonies
  • Favorite Charities: St. Vincent DePaul
  • Favorite Things to Do: Kayak, float in the water, cook


Mr. Chad Edstrand

  • Favorite Snacks: Apples and Carrots
  • Favorite Beverages: Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Sushi
  • Favorite Stores:
  • Favorite Flowers: Japanese Orchid
  • Favorite Charities: HAWS and St. Baldrick’s
  • Favorite Things to Do: Play Music


Mr. Karl Ashenfelter

  • Favorite Snacks: Veggie Straws, El Ray Tortilla Chips
  • Favorite Beverages: Flavored Sparkling Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Tom & Di’s
  • Favorite Stores: Amazon
  • Favorite Charities: Wounded Warriors
  • Favorite Things to Do: Downhill Ski


Mrs. Laurie Doleschy

  • Favorite Snacks: Chicago-style Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee w/ Dry Creamer, Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Suburpia
  • Favorite Stores: Farm & Fleet, Marshall’s, Flea Markets
  • Favorite Charities: HAWS, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Wounded Warriors
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hike with my hubby & dogs


Diane Cull
Mrs. Diane Cull
Extended Day Program
Mrs. Nichole Wright

  • Favorite Snacks: Skinny Pop Popcorn, Chocolate, Beef Jerky & Apples (Gala)
  • Favorite Beverages: Vanilla Bean Frappucino, Diet Pepsi & Tevana Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera, Starbucks, Su Casa, Sushi Restaurants & Noodles & Co.
  • Favorite Stores: Ross, Marshall’s, TJ Maxx, Kohl’s & Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Tulips, Gerber Daisies, Hydrangea’s & Peonies
  • Favorite Charities: Leukemia, Cancer, Bone Marrow & ALS
  • Favorite Things to Do: Shop, Paint/Craft, Spend Time with Family & Travel

Health Room
Mrs. Peggy Longley

  • Favorite Snacks: Cheese & Crackers, Chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages: S. Pellegrino, Mineral Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Anything Italian
  • Favorite Stores: Harvest Home, Back to the Best Country Store
  • Favorite Flowers: Violets
  • Favorite Charities: Behold Israel, God Touch Milwaukee
  • Favorite Things to Do: Spend time w/ family, read, Bible studies, be outside


Support Staff:

Mrs. Carrie Begalke

  • Favorite Snacks: Foo Foo Coffee, String Cheese, Beef Jerky and Raw Nuts
  • Favorite Beverages: La Croix, Lattes
  • Favorite Restaurants: VIP Sushi and Rosatti’s
  • Favorite Stores: Crate & Barrel
  • Favorite Flowers: Any Fresh Flowers
  • Favorite Charities: Children’s Dyslexia Center-Milwaukee
  • Favorite Things to Do: Read, Travel, Boating


Mrs. Judy Grosch

  • Favorite Snacks: Nuts, dark chocolate, Kind Bars
  • Favorite Beverages: Starbucks
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera’s & Starbucks
  • Favorite Stores: Starbucks, Target, Kohl’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Roses
  • Favorite Charities: Susan G. Komen Charity
  • Favorite Things to Do: Movies


Mrs. Jill Lesch

  • Favorite Snacks: Chocolate and Pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera
  • Favorite Stores: Target and Amazon
  • Favorite Flowers: Gebera Daisies
  • Favorite Charities: American Brain Tumor Association
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hike and Read


Ms. Nancy Meister

  • Favorite Snacks: Sweet and/or Salty Snacks
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee & Seltzer Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Anodyne Cafe & Pizza
  • Favorite Stores: Small, Local, Independently Owned
  • Favorite Flowers: Fragrant Flowers
  • Favorite Charities: Educational & Environmental
  • Favorite Things to Do: Outdoor Activities, Ethnic Dining & Spend Time with Family & Friends


Mrs. Julie Westcott

  • Favorite Snacks: Veggie & Dip, Fruit, Edamame
  • Favorite Beverages: Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Pink Mocha Cafe and Bear Trap
  • Favorite Stores: Marshall’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Rubrum Lily, Tulips and Anything Fresh!
  • Favorite Charities: St. Jude and The MACC Fund
  • Favorite Things to Do: Spend time with family, Warm Vacations and Gardening


Instructional Support
Mrs Casper
Mrs. Wanda Casper

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn, Chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages: Sprecher soda, Kool-Aid
  • Favorite Restaurants: The Mineshaft, Culver’s, Olive Garden
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Kohl’s, Bath & Body Works
  • Favorite Flowers: Peonies, Carnations, Lilacs
  • Favorite Charities: Make-A-Wish, Give Kids The World
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hiking, Board Games, Movies, Puzzle Books


Mrs. Gina Haase

  • Favorite Snacks: Chicago Mix Popcorn, Pistachios & Almonds, Dark Chocolate, Crackers & Cheese, Green Olives
  • Favorite Beverages: Smoothies & Hot Chocolate
  • Favorite Restaurants: Grimaldis, Palmer’s, Bartolottas, Pink Mocha & Perc Place
  • Favorite Stores: Target, REI, Laacke & Joys, Nordstroms & Dicks Sporting Goods
  • Favorite Flowers: Orchids
  • Favorite Charities: Make-a-Wish Foundation, Toys for Tots, Camp One Step, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, Carbone Cancer Center
  • Favorite Things to Do: Stand-up Paddle, Walks/Hikes, Attend Sporting Events, Read & Travel


Mrs. Shelly Harmeyer

  • Favorite Snacks: Chocolate, Nuts, Popcorn, Cheese/Sausage
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Grimaldi’s, Zinn-Delafield, Bel Air Cantina-Brookfield
  • Favorite Stores: Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Anything Colorful
  • Favorite Charities: Salvation Army, My Place of Worship
  • Favorite Things to Do: Cook & Shop


Mrs. Lanette Kudis

  • Favorite Snacks: Nuts, Popcorn, Fruit, Sweet & Salty SnacksE
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee & Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants: Zinn-Delafield, Fishbones-Delafield, Panera & B.W. Wings
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel, Pier 1 and Starbucks
  • Favorite Flowers: Any!
  • Favorite Charities: Humane Society, Compassion International, Make-A-Wish
  • Favorite Things to Do: Walking/Biking, Boating, Gardening, Cooking, Attend Sporting Events, Movies/Reading &
    Spending Time with My Friends


Mrs. Maureen Minor

  • Favorite Snacks: Fresh Fruit, Cheese & Nuts
  • Favorite Beverages: Dark Coffee & Sparkling Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Belfre Kitchen & Zinn
  • Favorite Stores: Amazon & LL Bean
  • Favorite Flowers: Yellow Roses
  • Favorite Charities: Food Pantries
  • Favorite Things to Do: Ski, Snowboard, Hike & Camp


Mr. Andrew Wangerin

  • Favorite Snacks: Nachos, pretzels with cheese, pistachios, cashews, berries, Funyuns
  • Favorite Beverages: Dr. Pepper, Chocolate Milk
  • Favorite Restaurants: Red Lobster, Gerabaldi’s
  • Favorite Stores: Hobby stores, toy stores
  • Favorite Flowers: Wood Violet, Tulips
  • Favorite Charities: Church (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sullivan, WI)
  • Favorite Things to Do: Travel, camp, canoe


Mr Wood
Mr. Mike Wood

  • Favorite Snacks: Buffalo wings, Baker string cheese
  • Favorite Beverages: Smoothies, coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Endter’s, Mitchell’s Fish, Pat’s Rib Place
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Menards
  • Favorite Charities: CRS, CAPfund, Veteran Charities
  • Favorite Things to Do: Watch/play sports, read



Mrs. Sami Giesie

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn, cheese and crackers, fruit
  • Favorite Beverages: Pure Leaf Tea, coffee, orange juice
  • Favorite Restaurants: 5 O’Clock Club, Picnic Basket, Woody’s
  • Favorite Stores: Old Navy, Marshall’s, Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Sunflowers and Dahlias
  • Favorite Charities: Lake Country Caring
  • Favorite Things to Do: Cooking, reading, going on the lake


Ms. Jennifer Restock

  • Favorite Snacks: Dark Chocolate, Sweet/Salty Snacks
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee (Starbucks)
  • Favorite Restaurants: Picnic Basket, Noodles & Co., Culver’s, Panera
  • Favorite Stores: JoAnn Fabrics, Michael’s, Barnes & Noble, Kohl’s and Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Daisy
  • Favorite Charities: Harlow’s Heroes, Relay for Life
  • Favorite Things to Do: Relax, Reading, Crafting/Cooking and Movies


First Grade
Mrs. Jennifer Flannery

  • Favorite Snacks: Chocolate, Coffee, Gum, Mints, Reeses PB Cups
  • Favorite Beverages: Diet Coke, Coffee (Starbucks& Dunkin Donuts)
  • Favorite Restaurants: Noodles & Co., Culver’s, Papa Murphy’s
  • Favorite Stores: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Target, HomeGoods, Kohl’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Gerber Daisies, Plants (Any)
  • Favorite Charities: Tricia’s Troops and Harlow’s Heroes
  • Favorite Things to Do: Shop, Relax, go on vacation, go to movies, spend time with family


Mrs. Ashley Tarkowski

  • Favorite Snacks: Almond Joy Snack Mix, Dark Chocolate, Hummus and Pita Chips
  • Favorite Beverages: Diet Coke, Coffee, Green Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants: Chili’s, Pacific Bistro, Qdoba, PaPa Murphy’s
  • Favorite Stores: Kohl’s, Target, Pick N Save
  • Favorite Flowers: Plants and Tulips
  • Favorite Charities: Harlow’s Heros, Tricia’s Troops
  • Favorite Things to Do: Read and Movies


Second Grade
Mrs. Pam Brittnacher

  • Favorite Snacks: Dark Chocolate and Sweet Potato Chips
  • Favorite Beverages: Dr. Pepper, Cherry 7UP
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera, Mineshaft, Scoop deVille
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Kohl’s and Maurices
  • Favorite Flowers: Plants
  • Favorite Charities: Tricia’s Troops and Harlow’s Heroes
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hang with Family, Going to Minocqua, Bowling and Movies


Mr. Mike Ray

  • Favorite Snacks: Cereal, Chocolate Animal Crackers, Choc. Chip Cookies, Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Gatorade
  • Favorite Restaurants: B.W. Wings, Panera
  • Favorite Stores: Target, REI, Dicks, Amazon
  • Favorite Flowers: Daisies
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hang with my kids, Sports


Third-Fourth Grade
Mr. Bruce Budde

  • Favorite Snacks: Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas, Dark Chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages: Naked Fruit, Starbuck’s
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera, Boston Market, KFC
  • Favorite Stores: Amazon
  • Favorite Flowers: Ones that produce and edible fruit
  • Favorite Charities: Trivia Troops
  • Favorite Things to Do: Tennis, Gardening, Sailing, Fishing and Teaching


Mr. Yancy Byrne

  • Favorite Snacks: Teriyaki Beef Jerky, Anything Spicy
  • Favorite Beverages: Arnold Palmer and Chai Latte
  • Favorite Restaurants: Chili’s, P.F. Chang and Red Lobster
  • Favorite Stores: Meijer, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Target
  • Favorite Charities: James Place, Hope Center, Hebron House and Just Breathe
  • Favorite Things to Do: Exercise, Boating, Be with family and cooking


Ms. Peret
Ms. Kristi Peret

  • Favorite Snacks: Peppers, Fruit
  • Favorite Beverages: Vitamin Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Qdoba
  • Favorite Stores: Target
  • Favorite Flowers: White Roses
  • Favorite Charities: St. Judes
  • Favorite Things to Do: Hiking, Spending time with friends & family


Mrs. Melissa Ruck

  • Favorite Snacks: Caramel, Popcorn and Pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Flavored Coffee, La Croix and Hint Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Zesti, Fishbones and Culver’s
  • Favorite Stores: Sendik’s, Cabelas, Target, Old Vany World Market
  • Favorite Flowers: Hydrangea, Succulents, Daisy, Gladiolus, Stargazer Lily
  • Favorite Charities: Harlow’s Heroes, HAWS
  • Favorite Things to Do: Gardening, Cooking, Hunting, Camping and Reading


Fifth-Sixth Grade
Mrs. Donna Andorfer

  • Favorite Snacks: Chocolate, Popcorn and Nut Mixes
  • Favorite Beverages: Water, Sparking Water and Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Senor Tomas, Pink Mocha Cafe and Palmer’s
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Barnes & Noble, HomeGoods, Office Max and Learning Shop
  • Favorite Flowers: Daisies and Pointsettias
  • Favorite Charities: NLS Fundraisers
  • Favorite Things to Do: Volleyball, Read and Learn


Mr. Curt Kaczor

  • Favorite Snacks: Fruit Snacks and Ice Cream
  • Favorite Beverages: Coke and Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Starbucks and Culver’s
  • Favorite Stores: Menards, Amazon and Home Depot
  • Favorite Flowers: Orchid
  • Favorite Charities: HAWS MACC Fund
  • Favorite Things to Do: Run and Fish


Mrs. Richman
Mrs. Tracy Richman

  • Favorite Snacks: Cheese and Crackers, Dip and Chips, Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Dr. Pepper, Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Culver’s, Chick-Fil-A
  • Favorite Stores: Amazon
  • Favorite Flowers: White Carnations, Mixed-Color Carnations, Roses
  • Favorite Charities: I like to support Veteran-owned businesses
  • Favorite Things to Do: Be outside on my farm, Visit friends in other states, Read


Seventh-Eighth Grade
Mrs. Kelly Cottrell

  • Favorite Snacks: Chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages:
  • Favorite Restaurants: Olive Garden, Chili’s and North Lake Inn
  • Favorite Stores: Talbots, Boston Store and Amazon
  • Favorite Charities: Humane Society
  • Favorite Things to Do: Movies, Sporting Events and Read


Mrs. Mary Goll

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee, Tea, Kombucha
  • Favorite Restaurants: Zesti, PF Chang, Senor Tomas, Starbucks
  • Favorite Stores: Next Door, Clear Water, Barnes & Noble, Amazon
  • Favorite Flowers: All Flowers
  • Favorite Things to Do: Golf, Snowshoe, All Paddling,Hiking


Ms. Lauren Mays

  • Favorite Snacks: Cookies, chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages: Fruit-Flavored Coke, smoothies
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera, Panda Express
  • Favorite Stores: TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Maurice’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Dahlias, Violets
  • Favorite Charities: Compassion International
  • Favorite Things to Do: Reading, time with family and friends


Mrs. Janelle Osowski

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn and Nut Mixes
  • Favorite Beverages: Water and Sparkling Tea
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Marshall’s, HomeGoods and TJ Maxx
  • Favorite Flowers: Any Flowers Are Wonderful!
  • Favorite Things to Do: Time With Family


Foreign Language (Spanish)
Mrs. Jean Winkel

  • Favorite Snacks: Healthy Nuts
  • Favorite Beverages: Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants: Zinn Delafield, Starbucks, Zesty
  • Favorite Stores: Kohl’s
  • Favorite Charities: PBS Ch 10/36
  • Favorite Things to Do: Travel Massages


Mrs. Candi Lyons

  • Favorite Snacks: Nuts
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee and Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Mitchell’s, Harvest Bread, and Starbuck’s
  • Favorite Stores: Barnes and Noble and Target
  • Favorite Charities: Jude’s Children’s Hospital
  • Favorite Things to Do: Art, Read and Watch Movies



Mr. William Krieger

  • Favorite Snacks: Cheeze-Its
  • Favorite Beverages: Sierra Mist
  • Favorite Restaurants: Noodles and Company, Qdoba
  • Favorite Stores: Target
  • Favorite Charities: Goodwill Industries
  • Favorite Things to Do: Perform music, sing, play sports, be with family


Mrs. Hoffman
Mrs. Schroeder-Hoffman

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn, Pretzels, Dry-Roasted Peanuts, MilkyWay Dark
  • Favorite Beverages: Sprecher Root Beer, Cream Soda, Orange Dream
  • Favorite Restaurants: Palmer’s Steak House, Cozemel-Janesville, Elias Inn, Ishnala
  • Favorite Stores: Home Depot, Menards, Sendik’s, Kohl’s, JoAnn Fabrics
  • Favorite Flowers: Daffodils, Day Lilies, Peonies, Imptiens
  • Favorite Charities: MACC Fund, Angel’s Grace, Rainbow Hospice
  • Favorite Things to Do: Attend MSO concerts, Musicals, Brewers Games


Physical Education/Health
Mrs. Karen Clauer

  • Favorite Snacks: Pretzels, Cookies and Chocolate Covered Pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Spiced Apple Cider
  • Favorite Restaurants: Mexican Restaurants
  • Favorite Stores: Old Navy and Nike
  • Favorite Flowers: Iris and Snapdragons
  • Favorite Charities: Children’s Hospital
  • Favorite Things to Do: Movies, Read, Garden, Biking and Running


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