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Patricia Bergum-Nafts
Patricia Bergum-Nafts
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 8th Grade

Patty Bergum-Nafts has been teaching at Joliet Middle School for 14 years.  She attended Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, where she received a BA in French and a minor in Italian, &

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Ann Conover
Ann Conover
Email: [email protected]  
Position: K-3 Music / Title

Mrs. Conover is our k-3 music teacher. She also teaches Title I at the elementary level. She received her undergraduate degree in English from Luther College and her elementary certification and Ma

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Roberta O'Connor
Roberta O'Connor
Email: [email protected]  
Position: High School English

Ms. O’Connor teaches English I, English IV, Honors English IV, Media Arts, and Title English at Joliet High School. She earned her B.A. in English/Communications from the University of Great Fall

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Gloria Hardy
Gloria Hardy
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 4th Grade

Gloria started teaching in 1984 at Pretty Eagle Catholic School on the Crow Reservation. She taught on the reservation for 21 years. She formed a pre-school and for several years gave private piano

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Lucy Jensen
Lucy Jensen
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 3rd Grade

I was born in Cody Wyoming and Graduated from Cody high school. I got my teaching degree from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, my masters degree education in technology at Lesley College in Bost

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Mary Koon
Mary Koon
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Part Time Librarian / Part Time Elementary Title

Mary Koon is a part-time librarian and a part-time elementary Title teacher. After 33 years--all in Joliet-- as a middle school instructor, this is a new adventure. She is looking forward to workin

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Chad Massar
Chad Massar
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Ag Education

Chad Massar began his teaching career in 1997 as the Agricultural Education Instructor in Chinook, MT. Four years later he moved to Joliet where he has been since. He received his BA in Agricultura

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Sean McAndrews
Sean McAndrews
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Science

Sean McAndrews graduated from The University of Montana with a BA in Zoology, and then got a Broadfield Science Teaching Certificate from the University of Montana (after taking many years off from

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Karen McKay
Karen McKay
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 5-12 Music

Karen McKay graduated from Fromberg High School then attended Northwest College in Powell Wyoming graduating with an Associate of Arts Degree. She then attended Montana State Univers

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Matt Mickelson
Matt Mickelson
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 6th Grade

I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education, from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY in 2002. I was the 7th Grade Math and Science Teacher 2003 to 2006 at Browning Public Schools where

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Mandi Hernandez
Mandi Hernandez
Email: [email protected]  
Position: K-6 Guidance / MS Title / Co-AD / Careers

Mandi graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Montana State University and master’s degree in counseling from MSU-Billings. She worked as a rehabilitation counselor in Billings, M

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Alane O'Dore
Alane O'Dore
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 1st Grade

Alane O'Dore grew up in Northeastern Montana and graduated from Outlook High School. She attended the University of Mary in Bismarck and MSU-Billings. She taught in Boyd before coming to Jolie

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Marcie Peters
Marcie Peters
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Math

I graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a BA in mathematics education May of 2002.  I have been teaching at Joliet since August of 2002, this is my 14th year.  I earned my Masters in

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Kevin Kriskovich
Kevin Kriskovich
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Librarian / Media Specialist

I was born in Billings in 1963 and grew up in Opportunity, MT until 4th grade, then moved to Billings until graduating from Billings West in 1981. After a year at UM Missoula I completed my BA in e

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Hallie Rowlison
Hallie Rowlison
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 2nd Grade

Hallie Rowlison grew up on a ranch in Valier, Montana where she graduated from high school. She earned her  BA in Elementary Education  at the University of Montana. Her previous teaching

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Carol Sherman
Carol Sherman
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 5th Grade
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Hallie Spoklie-Luoma
Hallie Spoklie-Luoma
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Elementary / Middle School Physical Education

Hallie Spoklie-Luoma, Bachelor of Science in Education including Health Enhancement and Biology. 29 yrs. teaching experience, 3 children, Hobbies/interests are my family, outdoor recreation, exerci

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Lindsay Thompson
Lindsay Thompson
Email: [email protected]  
Website: lmthompson.weebly.com
Position: 6th Grade / Technology

Mrs. Thompson graduated from Montana State University-Billings in 2012 earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education with a Minor in Special Education. In 2017 she earned her Master’s

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Kayleen Torbert
Kayleen Torbert
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 5th Grade

Kayleen Torbert graduated from Eastern New Mexico University. She moved back to Montana and taught at Edgar School for 3 years before becoming an educator at Joliet. Her and her spouse, Rick, have

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Brice Turk
Brice Turk
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Middle School / High School Counselor

The road map of his life is marked by the cars he drove.  Packed with his siblings and friends in the back of a beat up green Ford pickup, he careened across Wyoming streams and the Big Horn M

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George Warburton
George Warburton
Email: [email protected]  
Position: High School Physical Education

George Warburton began teaching Health Enhancement at Joliet High School in 2008. He graduated from the Rocky Mountain College and taught his two first years at St. Labre Middle School. George teac

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Colette Webber
Colette Webber
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Kindergarten

My name is Colette Webber. This will be my 9th year as a Kindergarten teacher at Joliet Schools. I love sports and am in my 8th year of coaching high school volleyball for Joliet. I enjoy spending

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Carri White
Carri White
Email: [email protected]  
Position: High School English / Spanish

Mrs. White teaching Englih and Spanish. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Easter Montana College (MSU-Billings). Her hobbies includ camping, cooking, reading, swimming, and bik

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Samantha Anttila
Samantha Anttila
Email: [email protected]  
Position: K-12 Special Education / Co-AD

Samantha Anttila is beginning her 9th year of teaching special education. She is entering her fourth year the Joliet School District. She is teaching preschool through twelfth grade. At Joliet Scho

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Ben Herrington
Ben Herrington
Email: [email protected]  
Position: MS/HS Math

Ben Herrington was born in Rapid City, SD, in 1982. He grew up on the prairie outside of the city, spending his time outside of school exploring the grasslands, practicing jujitsu, and playing musi

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Rachel Herrington
Rachel Herrington
Email: [email protected]  
Position: HS Social Studies

Mrs. Herrington graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2007 with a B.S. in History/Pre-Law.  From there she went on to complete her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

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Stacie Nardinger
Stacie Nardinger
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Biology
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Lauren Brophy
Lauren Brophy
Email: [email protected]  
Position: MS/HS Art

Ms. Brophy graduated from Rocky Mountain College-Billings in 2013 with a B.A. in Art Education k-12. She spent a few years traveling across the United States and Europe while continuing to make art

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Brandelyn Simpson
Brandelyn Simpson
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 7th Grade

Mrs. Simpson graduated from the University of Montana-Missoula in 2007 with a B.S. in Business Administration. After a few years in restaurant management, she traveled and taught abroad in Thailand

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Cynde Cole
Cynde Cole
Email: [email protected]  
Position: Business

Cynde Cole joins the Joliet High School staff in the position of Business Education. She graduated from Hysham High School and attended Eastern Montana College, studying business administration and

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Jenny Stone
Jenny Stone
Email: [email protected]  
Position: K-6 Art

Jenny Stone was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and is the youngest of six siblings. She graduated from Berthoud High School in Berthoud, Colorado in 1978 then attended Colorado State Universit

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Katy Purcell
Katy Purcell
Email: [email protected]  
Position: 4th Grade

Mrs. Purcell graduated from the Montana State University - Billings in 2017 with a B.S. in elementary education. During her time at MSUB, she taught at the Montana Audubon Center for two years. She

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