Mountain View Elementary School

Proud Home of the Eagles

Kindergarten Team

Lana Higgs

Teacher


What made you decide to become a teacher?

I have always wanted to be a teacher since I was in first grade. I started a new school and my teacher Mrs. Biller was so nice and made me feel welcome. That's when I decided I wanted to be just like her!

What brings you joy while teaching?

Building relationships with the staff, students, and families, and watching students grow and learn brings me joy.

What is one fun fact about you?

I grew up in West Virginia and helped raise beef cattle on my parent's farm.

Where did you get your teaching degree?

Bridgewater College

What is your favorite thing about Mountain View?

I have several favorite things: I enjoy working/creating/laughing with colleagues and have developed long lasting friendships! I love getting to know families in the community and watching them move on through elementary school. I started elementary school as an eagle, went through Bridgewater College as an eagle, and now teach as an eagle! My own children went to school here!

Autumn Pequignot

Teacher


What made you decide to become a teacher?

I’ve always enjoyed being around children and I wanted to be in a profession that made a difference in the lives of others. Teaching gives me the opportunity to do both!

What brings you joy while teaching?

My students bring me so much joy everyday. It is rewarding to watch them learn and take pride in their school community. Teaching kindergarten is very special because I get to watch my students grow and change until they leave for middle school.

What is one fun fact about you?

My picture is on a cereal box because my high school basketball team won two state championships!

Where did you get your teaching degree?

Bridgewater College

What is your favorite thing about Mountain View?

MVES has an amazing community of students, teachers, administrators, staff, and parents. I enjoy working with these wonderful people on a daily basis. This school community is very special!

Lisa Roeschley

Teacher


What made you decide to become a teacher?

My third grade teacher, Mrs. Damon was my inspiration and I knew in 3rd grade that I wanted to be just like her!

What brings you joy while teaching?

The look on the face of a kindergarten student that is beyond excited about learning.

What is one fun fact about you?

I'm a co owner of Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn co.

Where did you get your teaching degree?

Bluffton University in Bluffton Ohio

What is your favorite thing about Mountain View?

I can walk into any classroom and feel welcome! Everyone in the building is quick to lend a helping hand, give a suggestion or just be present.

Alexis Teter

Teacher



What made you decide to become a teacher?

I love working with young children and my mom working in the school system played a big role in my decision

What brings you joy while teaching?

When a students confidence grows because they have mastered a difficult skill

What is one fun fact about you?

I used to do gymnastics

Where did you get your teaching degree?

Bridgewater College

What is your favorite thing about Mountain View?

The strength of the community