Topnotch Teachers

Top Notch Teacher November 2019: Lori Meyer

Now in her 26th year of teaching, Lori Meyer believes education lays the foundation for everything else. That's why she works hard to get her students at Southern Bluffs Elementary to love learning. 

October Top Notch Teacher: Cashton's Lacy Lucey

Spanish is one of the fastest-growing languages in the U.S. with an estimated more than 40 million Spanish speakers by next year. One Spanish teacher in Cashton is helping her students learn an important skill in a fun learning environment. 

Top Notch Teacher: Brian Olson

After being in a certain job for so many years, sometimes we just need a bit of a change. Teacher Brian Olson knew he needed to shake things up after teaching the same subject for years, and what he did has become an important lesson for his students. 

Top Notch Teacher February 2019: Central's Charlie Stoflet

Even though he's been teaching for nearly 30 years, Charlie Stoflet brings something new to the classroom every day. He tries to keep students engaged through unique activities that go beyond the basic curriculum. 

Top Notch Teacher: Richard Moses

From record producer to choir teacher-- a high school teacher decided to pursue his passion. Richard Moses hopes to inspire students to follow their own path no matter where that takes them.

June's Top Notch Teacher: Deb Schams

It says a lot when someone stays with a job- working at the same place for years and years. But what does it mean when someone holds the same job for 36 years? That means you're family. 

December's Top Notch Teacher: Sara Jarvis

Lawrence-Lawson Elementary teacher Sara Jarvis believes that any kid can be exactly what they want to be, and great teachers can help them achieve that. Her passion for education started in her third grade classroom with her teacher Mrs. Jones.

April's Top Notch Teacher: Holmen's Chastity Casey

For one Prairie View Elementary School 4th grade teacher, learning is more than a test score. This month's Top Notch Teacher is always looking to challenge her students both inside and outside the classroom.