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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 teaches Title I at the elementary level and she is currently teaching 3rd grade

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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 Loyning Hardy, local girl who grew up on a ranch near Roberts, MT., completed high school in Bridger, MT. She got a degree in Elementary Education from Rocky Mountain College (although she r

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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 / 7th Keyboarding

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: kkri[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

I earned my BA at the University of Montana. My previous teaching experiences have been at Heart Butte and Fromberg.  I was the teacher for Head Start the first year it was open in Joliet. I e

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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
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: 4th Grade

Kayleen Torbert graduated from the University of New Mexico. I moved back to Montana and taught at Edgar School for 3 years before becoming an educator at Joliet School. My spouse, Rick, and I have

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

Mr. Turk has a BA from Rocky Mountain College and M.Ed. from MSU-Billings.  He enjoys woodworking and working on his 1983 CJ7 in his spare time.  He has been a counselor at Joliet for 16

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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: Elementary Special Education

Hi, my name is Samantha Anttila. This is my 8th year of teaching special education while three of those have been in Joliet School District. I am currently teaching preschool through sixth grade. A

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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
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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: 4th 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 Th

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Danielle Sullivan
Danielle Sullivan

Danielle Sullivan was raised in Miles City and recently moved to Joliet when her husband retired from the Navy.  She attended Miles Community College until an opportunity presented itself to t

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