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Northwood Middle School

Office Phone: 509-465-7500 | Fax: 509-465-7520 | Attendance Line: 509-465-7580 (24hrs)

Principal: Troy Hughes 7500
8th Grade, 6th A-K  Assistant Principal: Jay Tyus 7536
8th Grade, 7th L-Z Assistant Principal: Teresa Laher 7500

Principal's Administrative Assistant: 

Doreena Dobson 7501
Building Administrative Assistant: Kathryn Thomas 7512
Counseling Administrative Assistant: Meg Goudreau 7527
Counseling Administrative Assistant: Kristen Stevens 7527
Business Office Administrative Assistant: Beth Aho 7539

Staff Welcomes Students to Northwood 2020

First Name

Last Name


Work Email

Phone- 509-465-

Beth Aho Business Office 7539
Jeff Allen 6th Grade Math Teacher
Team Synergy 7556
Julie Aton DLC/RR Paraeducator 7500
Curtis Barville 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Team Synergy 7550
Marnie Brown Behavior Intervention Technician 7500
Danielle Burris-Geiter 8th Grade ELA Teacher
Team Odyssey 7500
Lori Campbell Cook III 7500
Tallie Carlson 6th Grade Math ----
Brian Carlton SS Custodian 7500
Brian Comstock Band Teacher Elective 7529
Alana Cummings 8th & 6th A-K Grade Counselor 7525
Renee Demand 7th Grade Science CTE Teacher
Watershed Team
STEM Flight and Space Elective 7560
Michael Devereaux MS          7541
Mike Divelbiss Choir/Music Elective Teacher 7547
Doreena Dobson Principal's AA 7501
Tina Ediger 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Watershed Team
7th Grade Leadership 7555
Jennifer Edstrom School Classified Nurse 7534
Liz Edwards Instructional/Supervision
Paraeducator 7500
Jill Ellingson 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
A Team 7528
Cindy Ellis Compass Paraeducator 7500
Tracy Emch School Certified Nurse 7500
Athena Fiedler DLC Paraeducator 7500
Paula Fletcher Cook III 7500


7th Grade Math Teacher
Watershed Team
Orchestra Elective Teacher 7551
Zac Franklin Physical Education/Health Teacher 7545
Ashley Fredlund On Leave
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher (OL)
Team Elements 7566
Dana Fryman Resource Room Paraeducator 7500
Natalie Gallagher 8th Grade English Teacher
A Team 7554
Dave Gamon 7th Grade Science CTE Teacher
Explorer Team 7573
Lyuda Gavrienko SS Custodian 7500
June Geissler Resource Math Teacher
Special Education 7558
Shannon Gimpel Cook II 7500
Meg Goudreau Counseling AA 7527
Maud Hancock ELD Teacher 7500
Dara Hantman Band Secretary/
DLC Paraeducator 7506
Steve Hare Physical Education/Health Teacher 7500
Christie Hein ELL Paraeducator 7500
Maya Heissenbuttel CTE Teacher 
STEM Electives

Webmaster 7563
Troy Hughes Principal 7500
Kathryn Jordan ELL Paraeducator 7500
Patty King Resource English Teacher 7577


Assistant Principal
6th & 7th L-Z grade
Administrator 7500
Paul Laing DS Custodian 7500
Brett Maloney 6th Grade Science Teacher
Team Elements 7568
Ami Maldonado Paraeducator 7500
Ryan Miciak 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Team Odyssey 7578
Colleen Mitchell DLC Paraeducator 7565
Diane Mitchell Special Education Teacher 7562
Debbie Morrill 6th Grade English Teacher
Team Synergy 7523
Benjamin Mortensen Compass Teacher 7500
Shawna Nowels 6th Grade English Teacher
Team Elements 7683
Janna O'Leary Physical Education/Health Teacher 7546
Brittany Page 8th Grade Science CTE Teacher
Team Odyssey 7512
Jill Pecka-Truxal ASB/Activities Director
Math Support 7556
Karen Pfaff 7th Grade Math Teacher
Explorer Team 7569
Rubina Quidwai Resource Room Paraeducator 7500
Cindy Richman Physical Education/Health Teacher 7533
Angela Rieder DLC Paraeducator 7500
David Riggs 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Explorer Team 7570
Kim Rollins Manager II 7515
Jen Romo 6th Grade Science Teacher
Team Synergy 7557
Patrick Round CTE Design Fab Elective
Athletic Director 7559
Brock Salzman 7th & 6th  L-Z Grade Counselor 7526
Amber Santille8th Grade Math ----
Emily Shick Resource Room Paraeducator 7500
Kyle Smith Resource Math Teacher
Special Education Teacher
Life Skills 7548
Tija Smith-Wallis Spanish Teacher ----
Kristen Stevens Principal's Administrative
Assistant 7548
Kevin Swartz 1:1 Paraeducator 7500
Diana Thomas DLC Paraeducator 7500
Kathryn Thomas Building Administrative Assistant 7512
Karen Towner Resource Room Paraeducator 7500


Assistant Principal
8th & 7th A-K grade
Administrator 7536
Tony Umbach Physical Education/Health Teacher
Adaptive Physical Education 7549
Jan Vigil 7th Grade English Teacher
Watershed Team 7552


Resource English Teacher
Adaptive/Special Education 7500
Tim Walden MS Custodian 7500
Betty Wells 7th Grade English Teacher
Explorer Team 7509
Rebecca Whitaker 8th Grade Math Teacher
A Team 7553
Josh Wilcox 8th Grade Science CTE Teacher
A Team 7575
Cathy Young Paraeducator 7514
Laura Yurong 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher (LR)
Team Elements 7566
Tannea Zollinger Art/Yearbook ----