FACULTY & STAFF

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RITA ARCINIEGA

Custodial Staff

rarciniega@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me:  I have worked at Waterville School District for 14 years.  I enjoy making sure everything is kept clean in our building and helping students to stay healthy!  I am married and have three daughters.  I enjoy cooking, reading, making cakes, and spending time with my family.  

MARSHA ASHLEY

Intervention Specialist

mashley@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I grew up in Waterville before attending Eastern Washington University and Lesley University for my undergrad and Masters programs.  After teaching in other districts for 12 years,  I am so happy to be teaching here! I have taught many different grade levels and subjects over the years, and I’ve enjoyed them all. Each age and stage offers something wonderful, unique and challenging. My husband and I have three daughters that also attend school here. We are proud to be part of the Shocker community!

KEVIN AVEY

Maintenance

keavey@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I was born and raised in Waterville graduated from Waterville High School!  I am an avid hunter and fisherman and my hobby is camping with family and friends.

TAMRA AVEY

Custodial Staff

tavey@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me:  I was born in Provo, Utah.  I am the oldest daughter and I have 4 sisters and 1 brother.  Kevin and I have five kids. Starting age at 24 -38.  Three are mine and two are his. I love to camp, fish and hunt and spending time at the ocean looking for sea glass and shells. Kevin and I love to cook. Our specialties are crab and shrimp boil, and bbq smoked ribs. I started working for Waterville School district 3 yrs ago as a substitute custodian.  I am now on full time and get the pleasure of working with some wonderful people.

STACEY BIRAM

Wonders Pre-K Program

sbiram@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me:  

I have been lucky enough to teach in Waterville since 1987, and have taught multiple generations in many families. Over the last 33 years I have mainly taught first grade, but I did get the opportunity to spend a few fun years in second grade. Looking forward to next year, I am so excited to help create the Waterville Wonders program and form an educational foundation with the youngest Shockers to begin their Shocker Legacy!

When I am not at school, I can usually be found running around the riverbanks or reading books in the Methow with my granddaughters. 

 

SHANE BIRD

Industrial Arts

sbird@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have been in education for 24 years as a professional educator. I grew up in small town Eastern Washington, and have spent my career working in small town Eastern Washington schools. I love working with students and have been fortunate to have taught from 7th grade through 12th grade teaching various subjects. I am a husband and father, and enjoy spending time with my family. In my spare time I love watching my son in his sports and activities. I am also an avid hunter, and enjoy spending as much time outdoors as I can.  I am excited and proud to be a Shocker!

NADINE BLANCHARD

MS/HS English Teacher

nblanchard@waterville.wednet.edu

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GERI BLOCH

Occupational / Physical Therapy Tech

gbloch@waterville.wednet.edu

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LOUANN BROMILEY

Transportation / Grounds

lbromiley@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I graduated from Waterville High School a LONG time ago and am starting my 30th year in the district. I am the mother of a son and daughter and grandmother to three of the best grandchildren ever!! I enjoy television, sports, and spending time with my family and friends.

TRINA CLUNE

Food Service Clerk

tclune@waterville.wednet.edu

 

CELIA CUMMINGS

High School Science

cecummings@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I am excited to be the new Waterville science teacher for grades 8-12.  For the last 5 years I have lived on the Waterville plateau with my husband, Joel, and our three kids, Kal, Curtis and Ava. I grew up in Richland Washington and received my degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington.  I love science and math because it is how we make sense of the world and how it functions. Science encourages us to make observations, identify patterns, be curious, ask questions and find solutions. Recently, I have used my skills in science to work with kids in our community through 4-H, tutoring and leading cooperative learning groups.   I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve our local school by teaching our Waterville students.

LAILEE DALING

3rd Grade

ldaling@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have been in the education arena for many years, as a librarian, para professional and a classroom teacher. I love working with kids and continuing my education to enhance the learning of my students! I have lived in Waterville for 23 years. Both of my children attended and graduated from Waterville School.

ANGIE DEISHL

Junior High Science / PE

adieshl@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: This is my 16th year teaching in Waterville. I am excited to be back in the middle school teaching math and PE.  

LUANN DODGE

1st Grade

ldodge@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I've been teaching for 14 years.  I have a Bachelors degree in elementary education with an endorsement in K-8 reading and early childhood education.  I have a masters in teaching English As A Second Language.  I'm married and have twins - a girl and a boy. I like to spend time with my family and vacation across the northwest.  

KIETH FINKBEINER

High School Social Studies / History

kfinkbeiner@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: HS Girls Basketball Coach, HS Football Coach, JH Girls Basketball Coach, married to the wonderful school nurse, and proud dad of Holly, Mac, & Evan.

JACKIE FINKBEINER

School Nurse

jfinkbeiner@waterville.wednet.edu | (509)-888-8599

About Me: I’ve been a registered nurse since 2006. I graduated from WSU with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and got married two weeks later to my husband Kieth. We have three children, Holly (9), Mac (6), and Evan (3). We love living in Waterville! I enjoy baking, gardening, golfing and reading in my spare time.

MELISSA FLAGET

5/6 Grade Teacher

mflaget@waterville.wednet.edu

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SAMANTHA FLETCHER

5/6 Grade Teacher

sfletcher@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have been teaching at Waterville for five years. I started teaching middle school English and history and now teach those same subjects but to 5th and 6th graders. After graduating from Eastern Washington University I substitute taught down in the Spokane Valley area for four years before coming to work in Waterville. I am a Wenatchee Valley girl. My family moved to Cashmere in 1995 and I graduated from Cashmere High School. I always knew I would come back to this area. It’s why I refused to change my doctors, dentist, or bank after moving away. Some hobbies include: hiking, cross-country skiing, tennis, swimming, kayaking, reading, and baking.

 

REBECCA FRALEY

Elementary Special Education

rfraley@waterville.wednet.edu

KRISTINE GRAY

Para Educator

kgray@waterville.wednet.edu

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KORENE GREENWOOD

Elementary Secretary

kgreenwood@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I am a proud Shocker Alum that happens to be lucky enough to work in our district.  I started working for Waterville School District in 1997 full time.  My husband and I have three grown children that are also Shocker alumni.  I love to be at the ocean any time I can!

JUSTIN GRILLO

4th Grade

jgrillo@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: My mission both in my personal and professional life is to ‘serve, encourage, and discover.’ I have been part of the Waterville School district since 2002 and am fortunate to have my own children being served by the professionals in this district. Throughout my career it has been fulfilling to help our school serve our students and community to the best of our abilities.

AUSTIN HINDERER

Special Education

ahinderer@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: "It is our actions far more than our abilities that show who we truly are." - Albus Dumbledore

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes." - John Wooden

KELLY HINDERER

Intervention Specialist

khinderer@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have been lucky enough to be a part of the Waterville Staff for more than 30 years. From teaching my first class of students to now teaching some of their kids, it has been an incredible journey.  

"The measure of who we are, is what we do with what we have." - Vince Lombardi

 

JANET HOMAD 

Para Educator

REBECCA I'ANSON

K12 Art

rianson@waterville.wednet.edu

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BLAINE PELLEGRINI

ESD / Technology Desktop Support

bpellegrini@waterville.wednet.edu

About me: I am a lifelong Washington resident and appreciate the variety the state offers.  My years with the Federal Forest Service took me through the state and across state lines and it was an incredible way to travel.  I enjoy working with technology and I'm fascinated with how it advances. My partner works as a nurse at Central Washington Hospital.  We both have artistic passions and enjoy exploring the Olympic Peninsula. 

 

STEVEN KNEMEYER

Business & Marketing

sknemeyer@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have experience in a wide variety of skill sets from massage therapy and entrepreneurship to computer hardware and a variety of software. I enjoy hiking, backpacking, camping, learning, and teaching. I have a wonderful wife, Rachel, a 16 year old daughter, Tierah, and a 6 year old son Ian. I graduated from CWU in 2018 with a Career and Technical Education certificate. 

TAYN KENDRICK

Elementary Principal / Facilities Director

tkendrick@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I graduated from Waterville High School in 2000 and attended Eastern Washington University. There I received my BAE in special education. I went on to teach special education in Hermiston, Oregon. I have coached multiple sports and finished my Master’s in school administration. I am excited to work with some of the best kids in the state.  

RENEE LANDON

Para Educator

rlandon@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I work with students of all ages with their different subjects and enjoy the rewards that come with this such as smiles, hugs and a lot of laughter. You could say I have always enjoyed and been around kids as my mom had a daycare from the time I was little to taking care of my kids. My hobbies consist of reading, spending time with family including my 4 legged ones. 

JOLEE LOBE

Special Education Director

jolee.lobe@esd112.org

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MARJORIE LOEBSACK

Para Educator / Bus Driver

mloebsack@waterville.wednet.edu

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DOUG MALONE

High School Math

dmalone@waterville.wednet.edu

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TABATHA MIRES

Superintendent / High School Principal

tmires@waterville.wednet.edu | 509-745-8583

About Me: I am proud to be a lifelong Shocker! I am a 13 year WHS graduate, and I feel lucky to have been provided an amazing education at Waterville. I returned to teach English and History at Waterville after graduating from Eastern Washington University. I loved every minute in the classroom working with students! I am married to Dell, and the mom of Wyatt, Alexandra and Marshall.

 

JILL MOOMAW

Counselor

jmoomaw@waterville.wednet.edu | (509)-888-5592

About Me: I started my journey to become a school counselor in 2003. I wanted to pursue a career where I could make a tangible impact on the lives of children and adolescents. I started my career as a school counselor in 2012, and am convinced it is the most rewarding career I could have pursued. I am married and have one daughter and our family loves to travel and scuba dive together. 

JOHN MULLEN

Spanish / ESL / Leadership

jomullen@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me:  My love of learning led me into teaching. I have taught for more than 25 years here and around the world. With my lovely wife we have raised 5 adventurous children who like us, enjoy travelling and meeting new people. Every day is a new adventure here.

GINA MULLENDORE

Business Office / Human Resources 

gmullendore@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have been in the education field for over 24 years. I am thrilled to serve this school, community, and students. I am married to my best friend, we have five children and six grandchildren. My hobbies include gardening, sewing, and spending time with my grandchildren every chance I get!

NIMFA PARCELLS

Food Service / Head Cook

nparcells@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have worked for the Waterville school district since 2007. I am originally from the Philippines, and moved to Waterville in 1993. I earned my Associates Degree in Secretarial Studies from Manto University. I love being interactive with all the students and staff. When I am not at work, I enjoy camping, traveling, gardening, and baking homemade pies and Filipino food!

 

MARICELA SALDANA

High School Secretary

msaldana@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I am so lucky to be part of the Waterville School District. I’ve been working for the district for 4 years now.  I enjoy spending time with my son and my younger sister. I enjoy going to the lake and going on hikes.

TIENA SHERIDAN

Registrar / Athletic Secretary

tsheridan@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I have worked at Waterville School since November of 2016. I have lived in Waterville since i was 12 and graduated in 1998 from Waterville High School. I have been married for 19 years and have 3 boys ages 8, 9, and 10.  I spend most of my summer involved in swim team, camping with my family, and working in my yard. I love being a part of the school that I spent most of my childhood in and hopefully helping to make a difference, if only a little along the way.

JESSICA SHIFLETT

Para Educator

jshiflett@waterville.wednet.edu

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THERESA SHRINER

Para Educator

tshriner@waterville.wednet.edu

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KIRSTEN THOMSEN

Kindergarten

kthomsen@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I graduated from EWU and have a MA in Early Childhood Development with a reading minor. I have been teaching since 1982, and began my career here at Waterville in 1984. I absolutely love working with children, helping them make new and exciting discoveries. I am happily married and have four children  who grew up here in Waterville. I enjoy taking care of my family, spending time with them, and attending to my faith. We are boxer lovers and have four boxers in our family. My hobbies include baking and cooking, reading, and gardening.

 

MIA THOMSEN

AG / CTE Teacher

mthomsen@waterville.wednet.edu

About Me: I graduated from WSU December 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Education and a minor in Horticulture. Go Cougs! I love being outside hiking or taking walks. I also love reading in my spare time. I have two Pygmy Angora goats that I like to work with. In the summers I work on my family’s wheat farm here in Waterville. I am also a Young Life Leader for the Waterville group.

JONA TOLLACKSON

Para Educator

jtollackson@waterville.wednet.edu

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Title IX and Compliance Coordinator for 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW
Name/Title: Tabatha Mires/Superintendent
Address: PO Box 490, Waterville, WA 98858
Telephone Number: 509-745-8584
Email: tmires@waterville.wednet.edu

 

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Address: PO Box 490, Waterville, WA 98858

Telephone Number: 509-745-8585

Email: tmires@waterville.wednet.edu

Waterville School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or transitional bilingual education programs, contact Tabatha Mires.

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