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Kearns Crew – Programs

On this page you will find our current Kearns campus special education, discovery, art, etc. teachers and aides. The pictures and biographies here were created by our second-grade classes!

Art

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Sarah Whitley

Art Teacher

This year I interviewed Mrs. Whitley as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Mrs. Whitley helps the community of Entheos by teaching art for the school. Her favorite part of her job at Entheos is the friendships with the students and staff. Mrs. Whitley’s favorite place to visit is Glacier National Park, because it is so beautiful. Mrs. Whitley’s favorite place to visit is different than home because it’s outside and in Montana. Mrs. Whitley’s favorite movie is “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken,” because it’s about family and the emotions of life.

By: Dezi

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Hillary Hollingsworth

Art Aide

Miss Hillary helps Entheos by helping with art. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with the students. Her favorite place to visit is the beach because she likes looking for seashells. She finds it different from her home because it is relaxing. Her favorite animal is a pug.

By: Tenzin

Computers

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Ashtyn Fellows

Computer Lab Aide

This year I interviewed Miss Ashtyn as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Miss Ashtyn helps the community of Entheos by helping kids feel safe. She also teaches students how to use the compute. Her favorite part of her job at Entheos is getting to know all of the kids and teaching the students. Miss Ashtyn’s favorite place to visit is Disneyland because it is the happiest place in the word! She says that Disneyland is different than her home in Utah because there are lots of rides and people and it is warm. If Miss Ashtyn could have any kind of pet she would want to have a dog because they are loving and friendly.

By: Benicio

Discovery

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Denise Taylor

Discovery Coordinator

Ms. Denise helps the school by planning and coordinating discovery. Her favorite part of the job at watching kids learn new things. Her favorite place to visit is the beach. Why her favorite place to go to the beach is because it’s warm and sandy and she likes the sound. She says it’s different then her home because it’s sandy and it has rushing waves. She says her favorite vehicle is a mustang because they’re fast and sporty.

By: Kaleb

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Lisa Noyes

Discovery Coordinator

This year I interviewed Ms. Lisa as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Ms. Lisa helps the community of Entheos by organizing the Discovery program and doing reading groups for the Kindergarten students. Her favorite part of her job at Entheos is watching student succeed and see them get excited about learning. Ms. Lisa’s favorite place to visit is the mountains because she likes to go skiing. Ms. Lisa’s favorite place to visit is different than home because there’s fresh air and a lot of trees. Ms. Lisa’s favorite movie is “The Great Race”.

By: Adalia

English Language Learners (ELL)

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Matthew Merkley

ELL Director

This year I interviewed Mr. Matt Merkley as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Mr. Matt helps the school community at Entheos by helping students learn English. His favorite part of his job at Entheos is meeting new students. Mr. Matt’s favorite place to visit is the mountains because he loves to go fishing. He loves the open area and the clear air in the mountains. It is different than his home that isn’t in the mountains. If Mr. Matt could meet anyone he would want to meet one of our senators from Utah named Mitt Romney.

By Jonathan

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Natalie Langarcia

ELL Aide

Ms. Natalie is a teacher and Ms. Natalie helps students in translating. Her favorite part of her job is meeting students and helping them learn. Her favorite place to visit is in the park because it’s beautiful and relaxing. The park is different from her home and the school because there’s no electronics. What she would do with 100 pieces of paper is to use those papers for writing many books.

By: Samuel

Library

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Tanielle McDaniel

Librarian

This year I interviewed Mrs. McDaniel as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Mrs. McDaniel helps the community of Entheos by helping students love books and reading. Her favorite part of her job at Entheos is being with and teaching the students. Mrs. McDaniel’s favorite place to visit is Idaho because her family is there. Mrs. McDaniel’s favorite place to visit is different than home because it is in the country. Mrs. McDaniel’s favorite book is “Hooper Humperdinck, Not Him” by Dr. Seuss.

By: Kevin

Special Education

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Mark Gardner

SPED Teacher

Mr. Gardner helps all the students and teachers in their class. His favorite part of his job is working with other students. His favorite place to visit is the beach because of the waves. His favorite place to visit is different than his home because home doesn’t have waves. His favorite ice cream is chocolate and peanut butter and mint.

By: Millie

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Sherry Smith

SPED Teacher

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Stephanie Christensen

SPED Teacher

This year I interviewed Mrs. Christensen as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Mrs. Christensen helps the school community at Entheos by working with students in Kindergarten through 4th Graders Christensen’s favorite part of her job is watching kids succeed. Her very favorite place to visit is Hawaii because she loves, loves, loves the beaches there. In Utah she lives on a farm so she loves being able to visit the beach and wishes there was a beach nearby. Mrs. Christensen’s favorite foods are sushi and pizza because they taste so good.

By Oaklynn

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Christine Tandiman

SPED Aide

Mrs. Chris helps the students in reading and math. Her favorite part of her job is helping students. Her favorite place to go is Hawaii because it’s warm and sunny. How that place is different than her home is because Hawaii has beaches and oceans. Her favorite food is pasta.

By:Charlie

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Melinda Lowry

SPED Aide

This year I interviewed Melinda as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Melinda helps the community of Entheos by helping the Special Ed teachers. Her favorite part of her job at Entheos is working with reading groups. Melinda `s favorite place to visit is Disneyland with her family. Melinda’s favorite place to visit is different then home because it is fun and has better food. Melinda’s favorite color is pink because it makes her happy.

By: Jesse

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Spencer Nielsen

SPED Aide

This year I interviewed Mr. Spencer as a way to get to know the community of workers at Entheos and the amazing work they do. Mr. Spencer works in Special Ed. He helps the community of Entheos by working in multiple classrooms. His favorite part of his job at Entheos is working with the kids, they’re really fun. Mr. Spencer’s favorite place to visit is South Korea because he has always loved South Korea for their video games.
Mr. Spencer loves dinosaurs. “Jurassic Park” is one of his favorite movies.

By: Dorothy