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Kate Anderson

Junior High School English Language Arts Teacher

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Michael Annis

Upper School Principal

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Stephanie Annis

K-8 Art Teacher

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Erin Arneson

Kindergarten Teacher

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Daniel Bailey

Instructional Aide

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Zackary Basnett

Soccer & Basketball Coach

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Barbara Beckwith

High School Art Teacher

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Elisha Belanger

Instructional Aide

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Kristine Birkenstock

4th Grade Teacher/Women's Soccer Head Coach

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Becca Blauert

First Grade Teacher

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Jasmine Chase

2nd Grade Teacher

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John Clement

Junior High Teacher

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Carey Cooley

Intermediate School Teacher

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Joyce Davies

Junior High Teacher

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Sherri Dutton

3rd Grade Teacher

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Terry Falk

Men's Basketball Coach

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David Fetveit

Board of Directors, Vice-Chairman

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Michelle Fetveit

Student Success and Leadership Coordinator

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Kaylee Fisher

Basketball Coach

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Paula Fisler

Instructional Aide

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Christy Fitzwater

Spanish Teacher

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Dr. Thomas George

Board of Directors

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Katie Guthrie

Head Volleyball Coach

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Rachel Handley

High School English Teacher

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Andrew Harrel

Athletic Director

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Erin Haven

Junior High Teacher

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Allen Hazen

Intermediate School Teacher

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Jill Hembroff

Kindergarten Teacher

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Michelle Henderson

High School Math Teacher

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Lizzie Hooker

Instructional Aide / Kitchen Assistant

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Samuel Hunter

Director of Choirs & Dean of Conservatory

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Tamie Jentz

Women's Soccer Coach

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Kristianne Jones

Junior High / High School Teacher

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Joseph King

Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

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Vicki Lambert

Latin Teacher and Staff Accompanist

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Tracie Lindborg

Elementary School Principal

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Philip Lodien

Men's Soccer Head Coach

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Rachel Martin

Women's Assistant Basketball Coach

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Justin McKerrow

Board of Directors, Chairman

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Rachel McManus

Instructional Aide

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Jennah Mitchell

Women's Head Varsity Basketball Coach

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Arthur Morken

Technology Education 5-8 / Technology Integration

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Stacee Morken

Elementary School Office

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Stephanie Morris

First Grade Teacher

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Becky Neumann

STEAM Teacher & Librarian

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Ryan O'Rourke

High School Teacher

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Valerie Pierson

Second Grade Teacher

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Mark Pond

Basketball Coach

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Karissa Prewitt

Volleyball Coach

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Tina Riley

Elementary Music Teacher

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Kimberly Roobish

Third Grade Teacher

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Skip Schroeder

Volleyball & Basketball Coach

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Brianna Schwartz

Middle School Volleyball Coach

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Logan Shawback

Men's JV Basketball Coach

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Hannah Silvey

High School English Teacher

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Jeff Snyder

High School Math Teacher

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Leeann Stutzman

Kitchen & Classroom Aide

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Dave Sutton

Intermediate School Teacher

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Mike Thompson

Board of Directors

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Micah Tinkham

High School Teacher & Soccer Coach

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Dan Tintzman

Women's Basketball Coach

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Summer Van Oort

Director of Learning Services

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Lindsey Vander Ark

High School Science Teacher

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Lori Vander Ark

Communications & Publications

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Robert Walters

Junior High Basketball Coach

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Will Warricks

Head of Maintenance

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Joni Williams

PreSchool Director

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Linnea Wolf

Physical Education Teacher/Assistant Athletic Director

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Renee Wynne

Director of Admissions

Valerie Pierson

Second Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2020

Education: B.A. University of Sioux Falls

Hometown: Kalispell, MT

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, photography, gardening, reading

Household makeup: I have two children: Ben who lives in Austraila and Kaytlin and her husband who reside in Kalispell.

 

Rachel McManus

Instructional Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.S. University of Idaho
Hometown: Moscow, ID
Hobbies: Gardening, reading, watching sports and crocheting.
Favorite spot on campus: The gym.
Fun fact: I like to quote from books and movies!
Household makeup: My husband Keith and I have one daughter, Molly, who is six years old. We also have a goldendoodle named Jubi (short for Jubilee) and a cat named Jingle Belle (who only comes to "kitty').  

Lizzie Hooker

Instructional Aide / Kitchen Assistant

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: A.S. Yellowstone Christian College
Hometown: Great Falls, MT
Hobbies: Running, reading, anything outdoors, cooking
Household makeup: Lizzie and her husband, Joe, have a cat named C.C. and hope to add a dog in the near future

Elisha Belanger

Instructional Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: Holy Family School of Radiologic Technology, Weber State for Ultrasound Technologist
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Hobbies: I enjoy hiking, camping, boating, rock climbing, cooking, gardening, arts and crafts.
Household makeup: My husband Eric and I have two boys, Ben (8) and Nate (6). And a sweet dog named Callie.  

Paula Fisler

Instructional Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.A. Trinity Bible College
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Hobbies: Reading, baking, getting to know people
Household makeup: Daron and I have 1 son, Ayden, 13 and Grandma Fisler lives with us too

Phil Guthrie

Teacher/Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: BTh Vanguard College, M.Ed Grand Canyon University
Hometown: Gainford, Alberta
Hobbies: Sports of all kinds, cheering on the Oilers, reading, music, and spending quality time with my family.
Favorite spot on campus: The soccer fields
Household makeup: I live with my wife, Katie, and 2 year old daughter, Cece.  

Erika Gordon

Title Services

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.S. Toccoa Falls College, ESL
Hometown: Cato, NY
Hobbies: Too many to count . . . photography, gardening, hiking with my family, baking, crafting and reading.
Favorite spot on campus: Sitting on the bleachers cheering on our student-athletes and connecting with school parents.
Fun fact: I've lived in the USA and Malaysia, visited 8 different countries and lived in 7 different states. As a houseparent to children in need, I've been a "mom" to over 190 different children!
Household makeup: Erika and her husband Jeremiah have three children: Shannon, Forest and Heidi. They also have a rascally husky named Elsa.  

Arthur Morken

Technology Education 5-8 / Technology Integration

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.S. Montana State University, M.S. Central Washington University
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, STEM events
Favorite spot on campus: Matthew 18:20 (NIV) "For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”
Fun fact: I was the youngest member of a local Flathead Valley biker gang in high school 🙂
Household makeup: Mr. and Mrs Morken have three amazing children at SCS, 4 fuzzy rabbits and a spunky dog.  

Joseph King

Men's Soccer Assistant Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. Corban University
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: I enjoy the reasons why people come to Montana: going to Glacier National Park, hiking, going to Flathead lake and skiing.
Favorite spot on campus: The 18 yard box on the north end of the men's soccer field.
Fun fact: I am a s'mores enthusiast
Household makeup: Myself, my wife Lauren and our two cats Pudge and Toph.  

Karissa Prewitt

Volleyball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Education: B.A. Education
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: I love spending time with family, going to the lake, and working in my yard.
Favorite spot on campus: In the bleachers, cheering on my kids!
Household makeup: Karissa, and her husband Jason, have 3 children: Blake 16, Bailey 14, and Braxton 11.  

Vicki Lambert

Latin Teacher and Staff Accompanist

Year I began working at SCS: 2004
Education: B.S., Louisiana State University
Hometown: Zachary, Louisiana
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, camping, singing, sports, playing games.
Household: Vicki and her husband, Daniel, have 2 children: Daniel William and Adrianna.

Hannah Silvey

High School English Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.A., Biola University; M.A., Biola University
Hometown: Dillon, Colorado
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, and chasing my toddler!
Household: Hannah and her husband, Jeremiah, have a one year old son named Jacob and a giant Alaskan malamute named Nooska.

Becca Blauert

First Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.A., Fort Lewis College
Hometown: Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Hobbies: Hiking, brewing craft coffee, paddleboarding, reading, and traveling.
Household: Just me - Becca!

Kristine Birkenstock

4th Grade Teacher/Women's Soccer Head Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2020 Education: B.A., Trinity International University Area of Coaching: Women's Soccer Coach Hometown: Tucson, Arizona Hobbies: Reading, sports, learning new things, and anything my kids are interested in! Favorite Spot on Campus: The little benches between the secondary school and elementary school. Fun Fact: I have lived in five states and overseas. Household: I have 3 children: Tad, Lela, & Linnea. We live in Lakeside with two cats, two dogs, and two grandparents!

Allen Hazen

Intermediate School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2020
Education: B.A. University of Providence, Great Falls; MS Western Governors University.
Hometown: Kalispell, Montana
Hobbies: Writing, reading, making music, spoken word poetry, videography, soccer, football, basketball, weight lifting.
Fun Fact: I ate a scorpion once. I toured across North America playing music. I lived in Las Vegas or six years.
Household: Allen, my dad Jerry, my mom Lisa, and my dog Emily.

Linnea Wolf

Physical Education Teacher/Assistant Athletic Director

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Coaching: Basketball
Education:B.S., Montana State University
Hometown: Ronan, MT
Hobbies: Running, Obstacle Course racing, basketball, hiking, camping, boating, paddleboarding, fishing, reading, spending time with friends and family.
Favorite spot on campus: The gym.
Household: Linnea and her husband, LeRoy, have three children: Ethan, Bryson, and Kendra.

Ken Williamson

IT Administrator

Year I began working at SCS: 2013
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Household: Ken and his wife, Grace, have four children: Esther, Karlie, Eric and Mattias.

Joni Williams

PreSchool Director

Year I began working at SCS: 2009
Education: Montessori
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
Hobbies: Reading about World War II, walking, being outside, enjoying my granddaughters
Household: Myself and my 89 year old mother.

Will Warricks

Head of Maintenance

Year I began working at SCS: 2007
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, camping, fire fighting
Household: Will lives with his wife, Colleen, and his son, Jacob.

Colleen Warricks

PreSchool Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2011
Education: Some college towards Early Childhood Education
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
Hobbies: Picking huckleberries, gardening, hiking, camping, going with family hunting, enjoying the great outdoors in Montana.
Favorite spot on campus: The preschool, of course!
Household: Colleen and husband Will have five children Hailey, Alicia, Jonny, Cecilia and Jacob, son-in-law Rylee, and two grandaughters Emily and Harper. (Jacob is the last one in the nest.)

Robert Walters

Junior High Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Coaching: Junior High Basketball
Education: Some college. Attended Grand Canyon University and took online classes at Liberty University
Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Hobbies: Playing basketball and softball, coaching youth sports.
Fun fact: My favorite teams are the Atlanta Braves, Portland Trailblazers, Seattle Seahawks, and the Las Vegas Raiders. My favorite player of all time is John Smoltz.
Household: Robert and his wife Penny have four children. Michael (26), Sasha (25), Victoria (21), and Daniel (12). Daniel is the only one at home and is in the 7th grade at Stillwater.

Jim Venman

High School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 1990
Education: B.A., Cedarville University; History and English, Secondary Education.
Hometown: Mentor, OH
Hobbies: Reading, traveling
Favorite spot on campus: The gym and soccer fields.
Fun fact: I love old cars (and drive old ones too!).
Household: Wife Jewel; four kids all SCS graduates: Peter, Alisa, Kaitlyn, Josh (2021); one dog, one cat, eight cars in the driveway usually.

Lori Vander Ark

Communications & Publications

Year I began working at SCS: 2010
Hometown: Bellflower, CA
Hobbies: Gardening, knitting, reading, playing games, and spending time with family.
Fun fact: I grew up on a dairy farm in Washington state and have five sisters!
Household: Lori and her husband Ric, have four grown children: Jon, Matt, Lindsey ('10), Derek ('13), and two grandchildren, Kaia (5) and Jaxon (1). She also has three wonderful daughter-in-laws: Andrea N., Andrea D., and Mary Cloud.

Lindsey Vander Ark

High School Science Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Education: B.A., Dordt University
Hometown: Redmond, WA
Hobbies: Hiking, paddleboarding, reading, playing games, drinking good coffee.
Fun fact: I love to SCUBA dive. The most magnificent sea creature I've swam with is the manta ray, and the scariest is the sea snake.
Household: Just me.

Summer Van Oort

Director of Learning Services

Year I began working at SCS: 2015
Education: B.A., Northwest University - Kirkland; M.S., Montana State University - Billings; PCET: NILD - Suffolk, VA
Hometown: Bigfork, MT
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, kayaking, socializing, watching old movies & musicals.
Favorite spot on campus: The front door in the mornings, greeting students as they arrive.
Fun fact: Before teaching, I worked in Glacier National Park and also got my pilot's license.
Household: Summer and her husband, Nicholas, have 2 children: Madeline & Ethan, a goldfish named Julie and Wesley, a handsome miniature schnauzer.

Dan Tintzman

Women's Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2017
Coaching: Women's Basketball
Education: B.S., University of Idaho
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
Hobbies: Skiing, hunting, mountaineering
Fun fact: Dan has sumitted all six of Glacier Park’s 10,000 foot peaks.
Household: Dan and his wife, Erin, have been married for 23 years and have four children: Marae (17), Caeden (14), Aliyah (11), and Taelyn (5).

Micah Tinkham

High School Teacher & Soccer Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2005
Coaching: High School Soccer
Education: B.A., Grove City College; M.Div., Sangre de Cristo Seminary
Hometown: Narragansett, RI
Hobbies: Reading, woodworking, running, cycling, hiking, trampoline time with the kids.
Household: My wife Dawn and I have six children: Caleb '21, Clayton '23, Lacey '24, Lydia '27, Joseph '32, Juliana '34.

Julie Thompson

PreSchool Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2014
Education: B.A. Crown College
Hometown: Menomonie, WI
Hobbies: Hiking, gardening, reading
Favorite spot on campus: The preschool classroom.
Household: Julie, and her husband Mike; children: Melanie ‘08 married to Josh Lee, Ryan ‘10 married to Amy Carlin Thompson’10, Stephan ‘19, and Anna ‘19; grandchildren: Ella Lee, Penny Lee, and Eliza Thompson.

Mike Thompson

Board of Directors

Year I began serving at SCS: 1996
Education: B.S. Secondary Ed. History, St. Paul Bible College (Crown College)
Hometown: Bigork, MT
Hobbies: Hiking, scrambling peaks in Glacier, messing with photo and video, reading.
Fun fact: My junior high Sunday School teacher was brother-in-law of George Lucas.
Household: Julie, and four kids I used to have (Melanie '08, Ryan '10, Anna & Stephan '19).

Dave Sutton

Intermediate School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A., University of Great Falls; M.A., Rocky Mountain College
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Woodworking, outdoor activities
Household: David and my wife, Connie. We have three adult children, Erin, Zachary, and Dylan.

Connie Sutton

PreSchool Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Cooking, scrapbooking, sewing, and being outdoors.
Favorite spot on campus: I like sitting on the benches that look out at the mountains!
Fun fact: I met my husband, Dave, when we were both students at, what used to be, Flathead Valley Christian School!
Household: Connie and my husband, Dave and our Bulldog Sadie. Our three adult kids are Erin, Zach and Dylan.

Leeann Stutzman

Kitchen & Classroom Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. & Elementary Teaching Certificate, Vanguard University
Hometown: Lindsay, CA
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, traveling, reading
Household: Leeann and her husband, Tim, have five children: Jakob (‘02), Mikah(’04), Kailyn (‘07), Zeke (‘09), and Kyzlee (‘14).

Jeff Snyder

High School Math Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2009
Education: B.S. University of Montana - Western
Hometown: Somers, MT
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, camping, golfing
Household: Jeff and his wife, Marcia, have two children Janel '05 and Bryce '07. Janel is married to Dustin and has two children Clayton and Hadley. Bryce is married to Jessica.

Logan Shawback

Men's JV Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Coaching: Men's JV Basketball
Education: Currently attending the University of Phoenix for a B.A.
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Camping, boating, family time, sports, outdoor activities
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Household: Logan and his wife, Andrea, have five children, Daniel, Isaac, Aaron, Michael, and LilliAnn.

Brianna Schwartz

Middle School Volleyball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Coaching: Middle School Volleyball
Education: B.A., Montana State University
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Volleyball, hiking, baking, paddleboarding
Household: Brianna and her roommate, Jordan.

Skip Schroeder

Volleyball & Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2017
Coaching: Basketball & Volleyball
Education: B.S., University of Montana - Western; A.A., Miles Community College
Hometown: Great Falls, MT
Hobbies: Basketball, volleyball, hiking, camping, golfing, skiing, water
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Fun fact: I have shaved my head for over half of my life.
Household: Myself and daughter, Addyson.

Kimberly Roobish

Third Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: MAT, George Fox University; BASM, Prairie Bible College
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Gardening, raising chickens, picking huckleberries, riding bikes as a family, and fixing delicious Greek food!
Favorite spot on campus: Along with my classroom, my favorite spot on campus is the walk between the elementary and H.S building, looking across the grass towards the mountains.
Fun fact: I graduated from Flathead Christian School (SCS) in 1999.
Household: Kimberly and her husband, John, have three lively and exuberant children: Alina, Andrei, and Aleksei.

Tina Riley

Elementary Music Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: George Fox University
Hometown: Arlington, WA (though roots are sure deep here in Kalispell!).
Hobbies: Working outside, being with family, reading, singing, playing clarinet.
Favorite spot on campus: My classroom!
Fun fact: Something I really enjoy is building fences here on our small ranch. I love to re-build and re-do fence lines.
Household: Tina and her husband Doug have six children: Dean class of '08, Tami class of '14, Tiffany class of '14, Kyleyah class of '16, and Keyera class of '21; son David graduated to heaven in 2001. They also have a daughter-in-law Noelle, and two young grandsons.

Mark Pond

Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2005
Coaching: Basketball
Education: B.S. Special Ministry, Northwest Nazarene University; B.S. Secondary Education, University of Great Falls.
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Golf, hiking, camping, and swimming.
Favorite spot on campus: Basketball court
Fun fact: I graduated from SCS in 1992
Household: Mark and his wife, Dara, have four children: Jolisa, Taylsen, Raina, and Malakai.

Brian Phillips

Band Director

Year I began working at SCS: 2013
Education: B.A. Eastern Washington University
Hometown: Kennewick, WA
Hobbies: Family, golf, camping, aviation, skiing, playing Jazz in Whitefish, travel, and EASY woodworking projects.
Favorite spot on campus: The view out of the west door from the music building in the afternoon sun.
Fun fact: I avoid being barefoot at all costs!
Household: My wife Angie and I have two kids, Elisa '11 and Grant '12 and a dog named Wendell.

Ryan O'Rourke

High School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2007
Education: B.S. Rocky Mountain College
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
Hobbies: Watching and playing soccer, mountain biking, and hiking
Favorite spot on campus: The Tabitha Migwi bench in front of the high school lobby.
Household: Ryan lives with his wife, Sarah, and his daughter Adeline.

Amy Orem

Bookkeeper

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Education: B.S. Business Technology, University of Montana
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
Hobbies: Anything outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, gardening, boating, hiking, paddleboarding, spending time with family and friends
Fun fact: In high school I raced in snowmobile grass drags.
Household: Amy lives with her husband, Beau, and her two children, Henry (10), and Maddie (7), and their dog, Sully.

Becky Neumann

STEAM Teacher & Librarian

Year I began working at SCS: 2012
Coaching: Cross Country
Education: B.A. University of Great Falls
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Travel, outdoor adventures (hiking, backpacking, kayaking, paddle boarding), ornamental horticulture, reading, rollerblading, running, and working out.
Household: Becky and her husband, Trent, have four children: Jaron ('14), Isaac ('17), Lulu ('18), and Selah ('20), and two wonderful daughter-in-laws, Zoe ('14) and Kate ('16).

Stephanie Morris

First Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. Dordt College
Hometown: Holland, Michigan
Hobbies: Hiking, running, biking, and photography
Fun fact: I rode my bike across the country: San Francisco, CA to Yorktown, VA!
Household: Stephanie and her husband, John, have four children: Fletcher, Jagger, Annsley and Elon.

Stacee Morken

Elementary School Office

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Hometown: Columbia Falls, MT
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and working in my yard.
Household: Stacee lives with her husband, Randy, and her two children Madison, and Mark.

Jennah Mitchell

Women's Head Varsity Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2017
Coaching: Women's Head Varsity Basketball Coach
Education: B.A. Northwest University
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Paddleboarding, reading, gardening, painting
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Household: Jennah and her husband Derrick have four daughters ranging in age from 6 months to 11 years old.

Justin McKerrow

Board of Directors, Chairman

Year I began serving at SCS: 2009
Education: B.S. Agricultural Business, Montana State University; MBA University of Alaska - Anchorage
Hometown: Great Falls, MT
Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, woodworking, camping, rafting, hiking, traveling
Favorite spot on campus: SCS Lobby
Household: Justin and his wife Amy, have 2 children: Lucas '18, and Sydney '18, and Titus the dog.

Rachel Martin

Women's Assistant Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2009
Coaching: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Education:Associate of Science Degree in Business, Pensacola Christian College
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, swimming, backpacking, kayaking, anything in the great outdoors.
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Fun fact: I love people...kids, teens, adults...I love them all!
Household: Just me, myself, and I.

Philip Lodien

Men's Soccer Head Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2009
Coaching: Men's Head Soccer Coach
Education: B.S. Northwestern College (MN); M.A. Liberty University
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Reading, hiking, camping, biking, basketball, soccer, officiating
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Household: Philip lives with his beautiful wife, Jessica, and her numerous plants.

Kristianne Jones

Junior High / High School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.S., Eastern Oregon University
Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Hobbies: Hiking, outdoors
Favorite spot on campus: Student hallways
Household: Kris and her husband, Gregg, have three children, Payton, Kellen, and Lydia.

Marie Johnson

Main Office

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Hometown: Polson, MT
Hobbies: Family, camping, and walks
Favorite spot on campus: Soccer fields
Household: Marie and her husband, Justin, have two sons: Colton, 18 and Justus, 15. Colton graduated from Stillwater with the class of 2020. They are enjoying this new season in life of having a college student along with embracing the final three years of high school.

Tamie Jentz

Women's Soccer Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2007 Coaching: Women’s Varsity Soccer, Girls 5th & 6th Grade Basketball, Men and Women’s Track & Field Education: B.S. in Human Nutrition, Washington State University Hometown: Kalispell, MT Hobbies: Swimming, biking Fun fact: I have ridden over 25,000 miles on a tandem bike with my husband, Tom. Household: Tamie and her husband, Tom have three Stillwater graduates: Patrick ('09), Daniel ('11), and Kathryn ('14).

Samuel Hunter

Director of Choirs & Dean of Conservatory

Year I began working at SCS: 2006
Education: BME Montana State University; MA in Music Education, Canyon College; DSM, Graduate Theological Foundation; MCM in Choral Conducting, Pensacola Theological Seminary
Hometown: Hot Springs, MT
Hobbies: Music, composition, arranging, teaching, reading, and model trains!
Favorite spot on campus: The Music Major room, the Lobby, the Conference room (in that order!).
Fun fact: All facts about me are fun 🙂
Household: Micah and his wife, Rachel, have 3 children: Finley James (b. 2015), Dorian Bard (b. 2017), and Jameson Lewis (b. 2019). Micah wants a dog, but Rachel says not yet.

Michelle Henderson

High School Math Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Education: B.A. (mathematics) University of Colorado, Boulder
Hometown: Arvada, CO
Hobbies: Gardening, quilting, DIY anything
Favorite spot on campus: The walk from the secondary school building to the elementary school building.
Household: Michelle and her husband, Ted, have two children: Onan (17) and Cassie (11).

Jill Hembroff

Kindergarten Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2010
Education: BAEd, Central Washington University
Hometown: Freeland, WA
Hobbies: Quilting, taking pictures, reading, playing games, travel
Favorite spot on campus: I like being in my classroom in the morning just before students arrive.
Household: I have been married to David for 32 years and we have two children, Rebekkah who is 24 and works as a surgical tech, and Jakob who is 19 and will be starting his Junior year at MSU, and Felix our cat.

Erin Haven

Junior High Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Education: B.A. Montana State University - Billings
Hometown: Billings, MT
Hobbies: Fishing, Hiking, Cooking
Household: Erin and her husband, Mark, have two boys: Matthew (7) and Caleb (6).

Rachel Handley

High School English Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2018
Education: B.A. Secondary Education, Northwest University; MEd. Reading Curriculum Design and Instruction, George Fox University
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Hobbies: Traveling with family, reading, biblical studies, gardening, decor, cooking, and serving at church.
Household: Rachel and her husband, Darel, have two elementary age children, who attend Stillwater.

Renee Wynne

Director of Admissions

Year I began working at SCS: 2013
Education: B.A. Washington College; D.C. Logan University
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Hobbies: Reading, jogging, hiking, spending time with family and friends.
Fun fact: Theatre enthusiast - although I can't carry a tune, I love my Boadway musicals! 🙂
Household: Live with my husband, Mike, and four children (Jackson and Julia when they’re home from college, and Jillian and Jonah, grades 11 and 7) and pup Charlie.

Andrew Harrel

Athletic Director

Year I began working at SCS: Coaching: 2010; Teaching/A.D.: 2016
Coaching: Varsity Men's Basketball
Education: B.A. Crown College; B.A. Western Governor's University (to be completed soon); Certified strength and conditioning specialist
Hometown: Kalispell
Hobbies: Basketball, anything outdoors, traveling, music
Favorite spot on campus: The gym
Household: Andrew and his wife, LaNae' have three children: Maci (2008), Hadassah (2018), Kobe (2020).

Tracie Lindborg

Elementary School Principal

Year I began working at SCS: 2004
Education: B.A., Elementary Education, Whitworth University
Hometown: Whitefish; grew up in Missoula, but in the Flathead since 1985
Hobbies: Reading, crafts, leading worship, camping, traveling, playing with my grandchildren
Favorite spot on campus: Wherever the students are!
Fun fact: I love to travel and to attend live concerts.
Household: Tracie and her husband, Kai, have three grown children who all graduated from SCS: Justin "06, Kallie '09 and Jorgen, '18. They also have three grandchildren and one due in June: Clara, Oscar, Emery, and baby boy Ohs; and two cats: Rio and Winnie.

Jeremy Marsh

Head of School

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Education: B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy; M.P.M., Univeristy of Maryland; J.D., Saint Louis University
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Hobbies: Hiking, golfing, reading
Favorite spot on campus: Out front by the big tree where I can watch students come and go from both buildings!
Fun fact: I was born in Michigan, grew up in Florida and Missouri, and spent the first 25 years of my work life living and working in various places throughout the United States and overseas in Turkey. No place compares to Montana!
Household: Jeremy and his wife, Rebekah, have four children: James, Benjamin, Emeline, and Betsy, each of them an SCS student.

Katie Guthrie

Head Volleyball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2017 Coaching: Varsity Women's Volleyball Education: Diploma in Sports Management, Prairie College Hometown: Kalispell, MT Hobbies: Building jigsaw puzzles, playing board games, spending time with family. Favorite spot on campus: The gym. Household: Katie and her husband, Phil, have one daughter, Cece, who is two years old.

Dr. Thomas George

Board of Directors

Year I began serving at SCS: 2006
Education: B.A. Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; MD USUHS School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; Dermatology Residency, San Antonio, TX
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Hobbies: Boating, skiing, hiking, paddle boarding
Favorite spot on campus: Soccer field -- watched lots of games there and enjoyed a recent graduation there.
Fun fact: I used to be a DJ!
Household: My wife Lori, empty nesting.

Christy Fitzwater

Spanish Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2013
Education: B.A. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Hometown: Lander, WY
Hobbies: Reading, yard work, cooking, baking
Household: Husband Matt, two grown children, and one grandson.

Kaylee Fisher

Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Coaching: JV Women's basketball
Education: B.S. Nursing, Montana State University
Hometown: Seeley Lake, MT
Hobbies: Running, biking, being a mom
Favorite spot on campus: The basketball court
Household: Myself, husband Matt, and daughter Malaki

David Fetveit

Board of Directors, Vice-Chairman

Year I began serving at SCS: 2007
Education: B.S. University of Arizona
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Golf, hiking, boating, yard work

Michelle Fetveit

Student Success and Leadership Coordinator

Year I began working at SCS: 2012 Education: B.A. Secondary Education, University of Arizona Coaching: Once upon a time...Ultimate Frisbee...never again! Education: B.A. Secondary Education, University of Arizona Hometown: Dixon, IL Hobbies: Building Lego sets, hiking, metal detecting Favorite spot on campus: Down by the river Fun fact: I've played with a lion cub! Household: Michelle and her husband, David, have four children: Daniel 22, Jared 20(Julie), Caleb almost 18, Noah 13. We have three puppers: Rocco, Nilla, & Penny. We also have a leopard gecko and a stupid fish that we won at the Harvest Party years ago that won't die!

Terry Falk

Men's Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS: 2015
Coaching:
Basketball Education:
A.A. Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Sports (basketball, tennis, golf, racquetball, softball, biking, hiking), Church (serving, administration, consulting), family (two SCS graduates and spouse, grandchildren).
Favorite spot on campus: The basketball gymnasium
Household: Two kids, Zach ('13) and Janelle ('15). Zach and wife Maggie have sons Desmond (2017), Sebastian (2019), and new arrival on the way.

Sherri Dutton

3rd Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2016
Education: A.A. FVCC; B.A. University of Great Falls
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Reading and scrapbooking
Favorite spot on campus: My classroom with my students!
Fun fact: I traveled throughout Europe performing with Youth in America Choir and recorded an album in London, England.
Household: I have been married to my husband, Kevin for 38 years. I have two children; Christopher, 24 and Sarah, 21. I have a dog named Lily and a cat named Boots.

Rya Diede

4th Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. University of Wyoming
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Enjoying time with my husband, exploring nature with my children, lover of literature, photography.
Favorite spot on campus: Anywhere my students are!
Household: Rya and her husband Zach have 6 children: Ethan '02, Coben '05, Maverick '08, Cruz '10, Hollister '12, Callum '15 and Jackie Robins Diede the Boston Terrier.

Joyce Davies

Junior High Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.S. Ohio State University; Masters studies Idaho State University; Masters studies Montana State University
Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Hobbies: Birdwatching, rock climbing, skiing, anything outdoors, reading books, and interacting with all of our animals!
Favorite spot on campus: My classroom!
Fun fact: I climbed Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa with my Mom for her 60th Birthday! And yes, I made it!
Household: Rob and Joyce have 2 children together: Tove' is 14 and Soren is 11, and a step-daughter Hannah, who is 26. We live in a zoo! We have 6 guinea pigs, a parrot, a leopard gecko, many fish, 6 chickens, a dog, and are looking for a horse to add to the crew!

Jill Curtis

Office Manager

Year I began working at SCS: 1996
Education: A.A. Theology, Pacific School of Theology
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Hobbies: Gardening, reading, kayaking, swimming, and of course, GRANDKIDS!
Favorite spot on campus: The lobby, especially absorbing the buzz at lunch!
Fun fact:I live on the same property where I met my husband when I was 14 years old while visiting my grandparents during the summer.
Household: Jill and her husband, Randy have four children all graduates of SCS: Andrew '05, Weston '06, Kathryn '08 and Jeremy '10, and nine grandchild ranging from nine years old to one year old: Clayton, Audrey, Chloe, Ivan, William, Samuel, Lorelei, Athena, and Emilyn.

Carey Cooley

Intermediate School Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2013
Education: B.A. Western Governor's University
Hometown: Dayton, MT
Hobbies: Hiking, water sports
Household: Husband Zane and three children: Kathleen (18), Alexis (14), and Addision (14).

John Clement

Junior High Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2002
Education: B.S. Northwestern Bible College; MS Russel Sage College
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Gardening, biking, snowboarding
Favorite spot on campus: My room during a prep period!
Household: Just me!

Jasmine Chase

2nd Grade Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. Central WA University
Hometown: Wenatchee, WA
Hobbies: Music
Household: Jasmine and her husband Matt, have two children: Jesse (5 years) and Annie (3 years).

Renae Blasdel

Food Service

Year I began working at SCS: 2011
Education: FVCC; MSU
Hometown: Somers, MT
Hobbies: Reading, Kayaking
Favorite spot on campus: The art room
Household: Mark, Renee, Ellie, Isaac, Wednesday the cat, and Arty the dog.

Barbara Beckwith

High School Art Teacher

Year I began working at SCS:  2008
Education: B.A Eastern Michigan University; Fashion Institute of Technology, NY NY
Hometown:  Detroit, MI
Hobbies:  Flowers and gardening
Favorite spot on campus: The art room
Household:   Mz. B, my husband Patrick, my son Vincent, and dogs Draxx and Lincoln.

Zackary Basnett

Soccer & Basketball Coach

Year I began working at SCS:   2018
Area of coaching:  JV Soccer Coach, Assistant High School Basketball Coach
Education: High School diploma from SCS.
Hometown:   Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Sports, music, computer programming/coding, video game development, backpacking, fishing, camping.
Favorite spot on campus: The basketball court.
Fun fact:  Played Varsity Soccer & Varsity Basketball for all 4 years of high school.
Household:  Zack and his wife, Katie, and their cat Buddy.

Daniel Bailey

Instructional Aide

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. Oregon State University
Hometown: Salem,  OR
Hobbies: Music, cooking, and physical fitness.
Favorite spot on campus: Everywhere!
Fun fact: I have lived in Perth,  Australia and Cario, Egypt.
Household: Myself, my wife and three daughters.

Erin Arneson

Kindergarten Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.A. in Elementary Education from University of Great Falls
Hometown:  Kalispell
Hobbies:  Hiking, kayaking, reading, singing
Fun fact:  I have been to Cambodia and Thailand
Household:  Jesse and I have three girls: Ariahna (10), Isabella (8), Annalise (4).

Stephanie Annis

K-8 Art Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.S. in Elementary Education
Hometown: Pitman, New Jersey
Hobbies: Running, hiking, baking/cooking
Favorite spot on campus: Mike's office 🙂
Household: Stephanie and her husband, Mike, have 3 children: Cayley, 18, Emily, 16 & Michael, 12, and a little terror of a dog, Taz.

Michael Annis

Upper School Principal

Year I began working at SCS: 2019
Education: B.S in Elementary Education and Bible from Columbia International University; Ed in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University
Hometown: Born in Apple Valley, CA, but as an Air-Force kid, I moved around a lot. My hometown is whichever town my wife and kids are in!
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, hiking, backpacking - anything in wild places; auto mechanics - as long as it is for fun and not necessity; gardening; and doing all of these things with my wife and kids.
Favorite spot on campus: High school conference room
Fun fact: Kalispell is the second place that our family has moved to, never visiting before the job interview.
Household: Mike and his wife Stephanie have 3 children: Cayley '20, Emily '23, and Michael '26 and their beloved hiking companion Tasmania (the devil dog).
 

Kate Anderson

Junior High School English Language Arts Teacher

Year I began working at SCS: 1999 - 2003, 2012
Education: B.A. University of Montana
Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Hobbies: Camping, hiking, biking, reading, supporting my kids and their classmates in their sporting events
Favorite spot on campus: Sitting on the bleachers cheering on our student-athletes and connecting with school parents.
Fun fact: I love tandem cycling with my husband. When our kids were younger, we attached a tandem add-a-bike and a trailer to our tandem, and we would tour on one very long bike! I also love Brussels sprouts!
Household makeup: My husband, Tim, and I have three children: Grace, Emma, and Joshua, and two Australian Labradoodles (Brita and Ember).