BGPS bids a fond adieu to 41 Retirees

posted Jun 8, 2016, 4:28 PM by Rita Sanders   [ updated Jun 10, 2016, 8:07 AM ]

BGPS bids a fond adieu to 41 Retirees

June 8, 2016


Battle Ground Public Schools is saying goodbye to many employees this year as they prepare for retirement. The following is a list of employees stepping into the next phase of their lives. Join us in wishing them all the best at the next meeting of the BGPS Board of Directors on Monday, June 13 at 6 p.m. in Room C-26 on the Lewisville Campus, 406 NW 5th Ave.

Served 35 Years or More
Steven Michaelis, Amboy Middle School, 43 years of service, Assistant Principal
Steve Hoskins, Pleasant Valley Middle School, 39 years of service, Assistant Principal
Mary Von Kaenel, Battle Ground High School, 39 years of service, Special Education Teacher
Richard Boehm, Summit View High School, 38 years of service, Math Teacher
Eric Liljedahl, Battle Ground High School, 37 years of service, Health and Fitness Teacher
Steve Mcneal, Prairie High School, 36 years of service, Agriculture Teacher

Served 30-34 Years
Robyn Yearout, Captain Strong Primary, 33 years of service, Kindergarten Teacher
Penny Dunning, Maple Grove K-8, 30 years of service, Support Services Instructional Assistant

Served 25-29 Years
Lorena Herron, Chief Umtuch Middle School, 29 years of service, Fifth Grade Teacher
Ruth Snodgrass, Battle Ground High School, 29 years of service, Career Guidance Technician
Kathy Leyva, Glenwood Heights Primary, 28 years of service, Fourth Grade Teacher
Richard Mielke, Pleasant Valley Primary, 27 years of service, Fourth Grade Teacher
Doris Chapman-Klein, Captain Strong Primary, 26 years of service, Support Services Instructional Assistant
Emily Meyer, Maple Grove K-8, 26 years of service, School Nurse
Valerie Moon, Daybreak Primary, 26 years of service, Media Technician
Pam Palm, Daybreak Primary, 25 years of service, Support Services Instructional Assistant

Served 20-24 Years
Nancy Baragary, River HomeLink and CAM Academy, 24 years of service, School Nurse
Lynn Scofield, Yacolt Primary, 24 years of service, Support Services Instructional Assistant
Mary Ann Brown, Glenwood Heights Primary, 23 years of service, Special Education Assistant
Martha Cortes, Pleasant Valley Primary, 22 years of service, Custodian
Deb Lindgren, Prairie Preschool, 22 years of service, Learning Support Coordinator for students
Shari Pfeiffer, Prairie High School, 22 years of service, Health Occupations Teacher
Steve Peterson, Battle Ground High School, 21 years of service, Business Education Teacher
Wanda Francis, CAM Academy, 21 years of service, Head Secretary
Cynthia Schroeder, District Office, 20 years of service, Prevention Education Specialist

Served 15-19 Years
Jan Tompkins, Daybreak Primary, 18 years of service, Support Services Instructional Assistant
Catherine Wyatt, Maple Grove K-8, 16 years of service, Special Education Assistant
Anne Cozens, Glenwood Heights Primary, 15 years of service, First Grade Teacher

Served 10-14 Years
Janey Vogel, Maple Grove K-8, 14 years of service, Fourth Grade Teacher
Barbara Coleman, Captain Strong Primary, 14 years of service, Math Intervention Specialist
Gretchen Ek, Tukes Valley Primary, 14 years of service, Second Grade Teacher
Chris Thompson, Pleasant Valley Middle School, 14 years of service, Sixth Grade Teacher
Sandra Stenberg, Special Services, 13 years of service, Administrative Secretary to the Director
Debby Anderson, Pleasant Valley Primary, 13 years of service, First Grade Teacher
Kathleen McCaffrey, Laurin Middle School, 13 years of service, Special Education Assistant
Shigeko Dalton, Prairie High School, 12 years of experience, Special Education Assistant
Jill Dutchess, Daybreak Primary, 12 years of service, Principal
Diana Harris, Tukes Valley Middle School, 11 years of service, Principal
Patricia Quast, Yacolt Primary, 10 years of service, Basic Education Assistant

Served 1-9 Years
Betty Mattson, Captain Strong Primary, 9 years of service, Basic Education Assistant
Cathie Padgett, Daybreak Middle School, 6 years of service, Teacher-Librarian

Thank you, retirees, for your service.


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