Announcement Ribbon Announcement


School Board Meeting – Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 6:30 pm

North Lake School District

A new century of discovery

Get To Know The Staff


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 JCPenny
  • Favorite Flowers: Pink Roses
  • Favorite Charities: Salvation Army, Washington County Humane Society
  • Favorite Things to Do: Work Out, Play Volleyball, Kayaking, Gardening, Skiing & Gardening

District Secretary
Ms. Kathy Rosine

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Arnold Palmer
  • Favorite Restaurants: Texas Roadhouse
  • Favorite Stores: Kohl’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Hydrangeas
  • Favorite Things to Do: Spend time with my grandchildren


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


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. Becky Dorow

  • Favorite Snacks: WellaBars, Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage, Can of three bean salad, Honeycrisp Apples
  • Favorite Beverages: Tea, Coffee, Gingerale & Kombucha
  • Favorite Restaurants: Comet Cafe, Senor Thomas, Subway
  • Favorite Stores: Sherpers, Meijers & Barnes & Nobel
  • Favorite Flowers: Sunflowers, Orchids and Lilly’s
  • Favorite Charities: International Animal Rescue, Nova Counseling & Healing Hands for Haiti
  • Favorite Things to Do: Swim, Snowboard, Spend Time with Family, Camp/Hike, Movies & Read


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 & Fruits
  • Favorite Beverages: Starbucks
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera’s & Starbucks
  • Favorite Stores: Target & Kohl’s
  • Favorite Flowers: Geraniums
  • Favorite Charities: American Cancer Society
  • Favorite Things to Do: Sailing & Walking

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. Lori Berry

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn & Chocolate
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Noodles & Zesti’s
  • Favorite Stores: TJ Maxx & Marshall’s
  • Favorite Flowers: All Of Them
  • Favorite Charities: Children’s Hospital, Women’s Center
  • Favorite Things to Do: Read, Walk & Garden

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, Pier1 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

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


Ms. Jennifer Restock

  • Favorite Snacks: Dark Chocolate, Sweet/Salty Snacks
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee (Starbucks)
  • Favorite Restaurants: Picnic Basket, Noodles & Co., Culvers, Panera
  • Favorite Stores: JoAnn Fabrics, Michael’s, Barnes & Noble, Kohls and Target
  • Favorite Flowers: Daisy
  • Favorite Charities: Harlow’s Heros, 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., Culvers, Papa Murphy’s
  • Favorite Stores: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Target, HomeGoods, Kohls
  • Favorite Flowers: Gerber Daisies, Plants (Any)
  • Favorite Charities: Tricia’s Troops and Harlow’s Heros
  • 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, Kohls 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


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

Mrs. Terri Hansen

  • Favorite Snacks: Nuts and Chocolate Covered Pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee
  • Favorite Restaurants: Panera, Chickfila, Zesties and Starbucks
  • Favorite Stores: Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Target and Meijers
  • Favorite Charities: ALS Association, Cancer Association, Lung Association and Diabetes Association
  • Favorite Things to Do: Read, Hike, Garden, Bike and Movies

Mrs. Melissa Ruck

  • Favorite Snacks: Caramel, Popcorn and Pretzels
  • Favorite Beverages: Flavored Coffee, La Croix and Hint Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Zesti, Fishbones and Culvers
  • 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 Culvers
  • Favorite Stores: Menards, Amazon and Home Depot
  • Favorite Flowers: Orchid
  • Favorite Charities: HAWS MACC Fund
  • Favorite Things to Do: Run and Fish

Mrs. Jackie Loescher

  • Favorite Snacks: Cheese, Popcorn, Chocolate and NutsE
  • Favorite Beverages: Coffee and Tea
  • Favorite Restaurants: Culvers, Johnny Manhattens, Joe Mama’s and Starbucks
  • Favorite Stores: Gap, Banana Republic, Marshall’s, T.J. Maxx, Barnes & Nobles and HomeGoods
  • Favorite Flowers: Zinnias, Carnations and Geraniums
  • Favorite Charities: Young Life and Northbrook Church
  • Favorite Things to Do: Walk, Downhill Ski, Cross Country Ski and Family Time

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

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

Mrs. Janelle Osowski

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn and Nut Mixes
  • Favorite Beverages: Water and Sparkling Tea
  • Favorite Stores: Target, Marshall’s, HomeGoods and TJMaxx
  • 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. Jon Lovas

  • Favorite Snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite Beverages: Sparking Water
  • Favorite Restaurants: Culvers
  • Favorite Stores: Amazon, Home Depot, Petco
  • Favorite Things to Do: Listen to Music