Heart River Elementary School Staff

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Randy Muffley


Randy Muffley has been a passionate educator for 27 years. He has served over 21 years ...

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Jeanette Wyckoff

Administrative Assistant

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Mary Ellen Bahrenburg

English Learner Instructor

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Karen Berg

Grade 3

My name is Karen Berg.  I am a native North Dakotan and have lived in North Dakota...

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Tonya Bishop

ID Instructor

My name is Tonya Bishop.  I was born and raised in Mandan, North Dakota, and recei...

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Laura Bloom

Special Education Process Facilitator

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Jenna Cranston

Grade 1

Hi! My Name is Mrs. Cranston! I’m a first-grade teacher at Heart River Elementary...

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Sarah Dobitz

2nd Grade Teacher

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Amber Fridley

School Psychologist Intern

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Samantha Friermood

Grade 5

My name is Mrs. Sammy Friermood. I am a Dickinson native. I graduated from Trinity High...

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Nicole Geltel

Grade 4

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Anna Glock


Welcome to the wonderful world of Kindergarten!  My name is Anna Glock I am origin...

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Marah Greff

Speech and Language Specialist

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Jolene Gress

Grade 1

I am a native of South Heart, ND, and have 26 years of educational experience; 13 years...

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Tawney Gudereit


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Melanie Hanel

Title I

Hello, my name is Melanie Hanel. I am a life-long resident of Dickinson. I have been in...

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Chelsey Hanson

Grade 4

My name is Mrs. Chelsey Hanson. I am originally from Fairmont, Minnesota but currently ...

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Chelsea Hartman


I am a native of Dickinson, ND. I graduated from Minot State University in the winter o...

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Paris Hill


Hi! My name is Paris Hill.  I was raised in northeastern Montana.  This is my...

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Jessica Koffler


I am originally from Hettinger, ND, and have been teaching for 8 years at Head Start. I...

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Michelle Kovash

Title 1 Strategiest

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Audrey Kuntz

Grade 5

Hello! My name is Audrey Kuntz, this is my first year in the Dickinson School system.&n...

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Nicholas Miller

Physical Education

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Dana Price

Speech Language Pathology Process Facilitator

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Marisa Riesinger

Library Media Specialist

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Dessa Russell

Grade 3

I was born in Michigan but moved to New Mexico when I was 3 and lived there for 30 year...

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Toril Sanford

School Counselor

Hello! I am Miss Sanford, the school counselor at Heart River. I earned my Bachelor of ...

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Beth Schmitt

Technoloy Paraprofessional

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Kristin Seaks

Social Worker-Heart River and Jefferson

Hello!! My name is Kristin Seaks and I am a School Social Worker. I love being a part o...

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Jillene Susag

School Psychologist

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Kristi Todd-Stillings

Gifted and Talented Instructor

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Shantel Twogood

Elementary Music/Band

Shantel Twogood is a native of Dickinson, ND, and has over 13 years of education e...

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Carley Wilson

Grade 2

My name is Carley Wilson, and I was born and raised in Dickinson, North Dakota.  F...