High School Staff Newsletter

February 3, 2020


Our Vision of Learning

In full support of our district mission and vision, we at SCC High School are committed to...

Creating a learning experience built on creativity, choice, efficiency, and engagement, resulting in high-achieving and creative problem-solvers who take intellectual risks to discover the world around them and maximize their potential.

We Have the Power to...

  • SERVE others
  • show EMPATHY
  • LIFT others UP

For Fun

Educator Behavior Reward System

Erducator Behavior Reward System


February 3 - 7 - National School Counseling Week


Monday, February 3

2:00 pm - Very Late - Iowa Caucus - Buckel

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Wage and Benefit - HS Lecture Room

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Board Learning Meeting - DO

Tuesday, February 4

7:30 am - 7:55 am - BLT Meeting

Wednesday, February 5

7:35 am - 7:55 am - TBD

Thursday, February 6

Another Great Day to Be A Panther!

Friday, February 7

8:00 am - 2:30 pm - UWRF - Reimer

8:50 am - 10:45 am - HSLT

9:00 am - 2:00 pm - CVTC - Wenzel


Thank you for your outstanding effort, kindness, excellence, and selflessness.

Jordee Reimer, Cami Stansbury, Dani Wollberg, Kamen Flanders, Bri Forrest, Andy Jacobson - Thank you for subbing for me on such short notice! I know it's hard to give up a prep period when you have so much to do. I appreciate it immensely!

Chris Deno - Thank you for offering your lap for me to sleep on. I really needed a nap and your lap was the perfect place! - Colin

Everyone at the High School - Thank you for making this a place I can bring my almost two-year-old son and not have to worry about him if he leaves my sight. I don't think that is the case in most places but it is here...and I appreciate that.

Emily Wech - Thanks for covering for sub hour on Thursday!

Cami Stansbury - Thanks for calling to check on me <3

Duane Jourdeans - Thanks for being willing to read to my kiddos!

Dani Wollberg & Emily Timmers - Kindness - thank you for taking gym coverage during lunch. So very thoughtful!

Steph Posta, Jason Koele, Tracy Klein, Travis Madigan, Autumn Voigt, Tammy Merth, Vicki Dresang-Talapa, Lori Cress, Chris Deno, & Wendy Hoverson - Leadership and teamwork in guiding and supporting us through Thursday's events.

John Koehler - Showed up at.....7:02 a.m. ????? I thought my clock was broken! Mad props, Koehler!

Tovah Carson, Jenna Scheithauer, Jason Koele, Steph Posta, Tracy Klein, & Travis Madigan - ALIVE BINGO!! What a great event. Thanks for all of your hard work.

Kurt Soderberg, JasonKoele, Steph Posta, Jenna Scheithauer, Tovah Carson, Travis Madigan, Tracy Klein - Put on an awesome ALIVE! Way to go! So much fun!

Jerry Wold - Always helping with anything I need. Love my new desk setup!

Lori Cress - Made the snapshot a success!

Steph Posta, Autumn Voigt, Travis Madigan, Tracy Klein - Handled a sad, tough situation. You all were amazing!

Jen Staidl - Sending hugs and love for losing a loved one. I got you!

Kim Gunderson - Thanks for all your work with TeacherEase.

Jordee Reimer - Created a helpful TeacherEase instructional workout video

Heather Jourdeans - Discovering and sharing TeacherEase nuggets of intel.

Tovah, Steph, Kurt, Jason, Travis, Tracey, Logan (and anyone else I forgot) - Organized a very fun and successful Alive Fundraiser!

The Counseling Crew: Travis Madigan, Tracy Klein, & Autumn Voigt - Continue to care for students and staff during difficult situations.

Our regular customers - Thank you for always being willing to get something and giving the students work. Without you, we wouldn't be successful. Keep those orders coming.

Jenna Scheithauer, Tovah Carson and everyone who organized the ALIVE bingo event - Thank you for planning a fun night and raising money for a great cause!

All Staff - For responding quickly to emergencies that arise and helping our student body cope and know that they have someone to talk to. For all your caring ways and the passion you have for all the students. Not only students but other staff members as well. We are all human and all deal with things differently. It's good to know and see that there are others to talk to. <3

Kurt Soderberg - Thanks for supplying us with some delicious donies!

Jenna Scheithauer - Best BINGO caller around. Thank you!!!!

Autumn Voigt - Working so hard to make sure our students are safe. Thank you!!!!

BINGO organizers - THANK YOU for all your work in putting on such a successful event!!!

Kurt Soderberg and Chris Deno - Responding to and fixing an issue with my Teacherease gradebook promptly! That was very helpful!

HS staff who bought super bowl squares - Thanks for setting the tone for the district and helping out a great cause! Good luck to all!

Kurt Soderberg - d.o.n.u.t.s.

Kurt Soderberg - Revised, helped fixed teacher ease for Lit classes MULTIPLE times this week.

Everyone - This place just figures it out and steps up when stepping up is needed in SO many ways. Never more evident than in weeks like we just had.

Father Kahler - For "providing" a space for students to hangout and play some D&D. They LOVE Thursday nights.

All the ALIVE contributors - Put on a great ALIVE fundraiser with BINGO night -- ALIVE makes a huge impact. You're rockstars!

Everyone - Thanks to everyone who assisted with the medical emergency.

Tovah, Steph, Tracy, Jenna, Jason, Travis, and Kurt - Thanks for all of your work with ALIVE!

Logan Kimberly - Thanks for creating the Superbowl board!

Stephani Posta - I really look up to your strength, leadership and empathy- especially on a week like this one where we needed it most. You're amazing!

All Staff - I felt so supported and cared for on my hardest day of work yet- thank you for your kindness.

To whoever was the giver of my gifts. - Bought me a hot chocolate on Wednesday and put a bag of chocolate in my mailbox on Thursday. Thank you so much! How thoughtful! Yummy!

Bill Emery - Thank you for coming into my class to share about your family and explain to my kids, "Why do we need to know this?" Cellular Respiration.

Duane Jourdeans - Cool positivity stuff in class-- kids were talking about it!

Chris Buckel - Successfully coughed on everyone in the ELA/SS wing. Stay tuned... #nosickness #stayaway

Jeanette Turbeville - Supporting both students and staff and for just being amazing!

Jen Staidl - Listening, offering support, and just being there for me :)

Lori Cress - STATE SNAPSHOT! YUCK! Thanks for hangin' in there. You rock.

Kim Gunderson, Chris Deno, & Chad Konsela - Thanks for your hard work on the TE export to Skyward.

Vicki Dresang-Talapa - Thank you for your outstanding poise during a serious student health incident in the commons.

Travis Madigan - Covering for me not only once, but twice for students to get their ASVAB scores

Emily Timmers, Adam Sheldon, & Tovah Carson - Coordinating with a parent to help get their child closer to graduation and back on track

Emily Timmers and Hali Tasler - Meeting with a parent and creating a plan to help get their child back on track academically as well as providing weekly progress emails.

Autumn Voigt, Tracy Klein, & Travis Madigan - Happy National School Counseling Week (Feb. 3rd-7th). Thank you for ALL that you do!!!

Chris Buckel - Thank you for sharing a cup of tea. It was delicious!

Ryan Wood - Going above and beyond for his FBLA students in a fashion pinch.



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