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Ashley Engh Administrative Assistant

What are three things people should know about you?

I'm a hard worker, I love my family tremendously and am an animal lover.

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

Being a mom, it's the hardest job in the world.

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

I love the tight knit community. I grew up attending large schools where you really only knew the kids in your class or grade. I love that my children have a sense of community with a wide range of other ages and with working here you can get to know all of the families, students and parents alike.

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

Crafts, cooking, creating new things

What is something you are really good at?

I'm very craft when I have the time to do so.

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

Someone who is able to see the strengths in those around them and utilize those strengths for the benefit of the group.

Nick Go IT

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Jonathan Payne Superintendent/ Principal

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Mel

Melanie Pliml ECSE & 4 YO Preschool

What are three things people should know about you?

I love marvel, I am an auntie, and I love reading.

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

Biggest accomplishment is graduating with a teaching license.

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

I love the small town feel!

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

I love learning about how children develop! 

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at working under pressure.

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

 Someone who unites people but is not afraid to make tough decisions. 


Rylie

Rylie Donahue Math Tutor

What are three things people should know about you?

I love sunflowers because they make me happy. I have a black cat named Binx inspired by the movie Hocus Pocus. I love to spend time outdoors.

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

I have been to Nationals twice for college softball (Itasca Community College 2017 and 2018).

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

Even though Floodwood school is smaller than other schools I have worked with, the students, staff, and community work really well together and I have felt nothing but acceptance from everyone.

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

I love to learn about everything, but mostly history, which is what I am going to school to get my teaching degree in. 

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at making people smile and laugh

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

I think a good leader is someone who makes sure everyone has a voice, someone who is open-minded and is accepting of everyone they work with. 

Caitlyn

Caitlyn Coons Science Teacher

What are three things people should know about you?

My husband and son are my world, we foster animals for the humane society and I love having family game nights with my parents and brothers. 

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

My biggest accomplishment was having my son while in college and still completing my two degrees while pregnant/raising a newborn. 

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

I love how close the students and staff are at Floodwood and how close the community is. 

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

I love learning about new scientific advancements and inventions. 

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at accepting everyone for who they are and meeting them where they are in life. 

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

I think that a good leader is someone who listens as much as they talk, who makes sure that everyone has a voice and who is equitable in their decisions. 

Faith

Faith Romanek Office Clerk

What are three things people should know about you?

I love my family, I love going to the lake in the summer, and I am a hard worker.

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

Graduating from Itasca Community College with three Associate Degrees. Working full time and going to school at Bemidji State University to complete my Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Admininstration emphasis in Management.

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

We have that one on one connection with every student. We are all close and we care for one another.

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

I love to learn about WWII and Pearl Harbor.

What is something you are really good at?

Organizing, and making other happy.

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

A leader is someone who listens to others questions, comments, concerns. Someone how is willing to go the extra mile to help someone.

Jeanette

Jeanette Evavold- Johnson Second Grade Teacher

What are three things people should know about you?

I love to craft, have my own small business for my crafting, and I love watching movies!

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

My biggest accomplishment was being a first generation college graduate for my family and not only obtaining one but two bachelor degrees in five years.

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

I love being a part of the Floodwood community and school! It reminds me so much of home and someone is always there to help out even if they don’t know me.

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

My favorite thing to learn about is how I can increase success for my students and myself within my classroom. That being either classroom management, professional development, reading strategies, math strategies, etc. 

What is something you are really good at?

I am really good at working at being creative and bringing that side of me to the classroom.

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

Good characteristics of a leader are strong, dedicated, helpful, caring, understanding, compassionate, listener, and empathetic

KY

Kellee Young Third Grade Teacher

What are three things people should know about you?

 I quit school when I was 16.   I have owned several of my own businesses. I can drive a horse team.

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

Going back to college for a teaching degree at 50

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

Everyone is "in it together" I never feel like I'm out on my own.

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

Language and words

What is something you are really good at?

Nutrition and cooking

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

Selflessness, Grit, Courage

Char

Charlene Trotter LPN

What are three things people should know about you?

What are three things people should know about you?

I am a grandma of 7, love to rifle and bow hunt, concreat and cabinet maker for 14 years

What are your Biggest accomplishments?

Marriage of 27 years and my LPN license

What is something that you love about the floodwood community and school?

All about family

What is your favorite thing to learn about? 

Food forigning

What is something you are really good at?

Cooking and baking

What do you feel are good characteristics of a leader? 

Team work and motivation