Office Staff


Mrs. Lewis    


Birthday: October 30               My Favorite Color: purple, black


A few of my favorite things: Cold Stone, Dutch Bros, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Panda Express, Firehouse Subs, Eegees, Seis, Charred Pie, Guadalajara Grill, Mexican food, jerky, chips and salsa, fruits and veggies; chocolate covered nuts/pretzels, chocolate chip cookies, iced and hot coffee, flavored seltzer water, Top Golf, Gaslight Theatre, movies, U of A Softball, pedicures, Amazon, cats.


Things I don’t really like: raw onions and mushrooms



Mrs. Purcell


Birthday: February 18             My Favorite Color: gray, teal


A few of my favorite things: U of A, GCU, PRCA, Blue Diamond Almonds and Cashews, M & Ms, Reese’s Pieces, Red Vines, 12 flavor gummy bears from Sprouts, fruits and veggies, ice cream, lemon bars, snickerdoodle and sugar cookies, Diet Pepsi, Dunkin, Starbucks, Smoothie King, Chipotle, MOD Pizza, El Molinito, AMC, Top Golf, Home Goods, Costco, Sam’s, Home Depot, Amazon


Things I don’t really like: walnuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts



Ms. Robson


Birthday: December 11           My Favorite Color: yellow and fun patterns


A few of my favorite things: Salt and vinegar chips, BBQ chips, flavored pretzels, Talenti Ice Cream, fruits and veggies, layered mousse cake, gingerbread / spice cake, homemade cookies, Zipfizz, Liquid IV, Diet Coke with lime, Starbucks and Dutch Bros (cold brew with soft top), Salad and Go!, Saffron, Truland, Snooze, St. Hubert’s Axe House, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Ross, Hobby Lobby


Things I don’t really like: Watermelon, mushrooms



Mr. Lewis


Birthday: Oct 12                        My Favorite Color: blue, orange


A few of my favorite things: U of A, Broncos, Royals, Suns, jerky, cashews, string cheese, peanut butter M&Ms, peanut M&Ms, Snickers, Butterfinger, fruit smoothies, chocolate chip cookies, Crumbl cookies, lemon bars, orange soda, cream soda, Dr. Pepper Strawberries and Cream soda, Dutch Bros, Arby’s, Wing Stop, Seis, Truland, Texas Roadhouse, Barros, batting cages, Gaslight, golf, fantasy football, Amazon, Walmart, Adidas, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Fanatics, TopGolf, movies


Things I don’t really like: onions, veggies, watermelon, coffee, spicy foods.



Pre-School Staff

Mrs. Salcido

Birthday: December 21              My Favorite Color: Blues, greens, russet red


A few of my favorite things:   plain chips, all nuts, sunflower seeds, Heath, Almond Joy, Reese’s Cups, dark chocolate, Nerds Rope, Chewy Sweet Tarts, fruits and veggies, chocolate cake, sponge cake, strawberry rhubarb pie, donuts, chocolate chip cookies, macadamia nut cookies, sugar cookies, ICE, tea, root beer, Dr. Pepper, cherry flavored drinks (Cherry Coke), any coffee place, Chipotle, Wendy’s, Jimmy’s Poke Bowl, Firehouse Subs, Longhorn, Ole, Cheddars, zoo, movies, any shopping place


Things I don’t really like:  N/A

Mrs. Botello  


Birthday: May 5                       My Favorite Color: Yellow/Green


A few of my favorite things:  Dallas Cowboys, LA Dodgers, fruits and veggies (w/ dip), beef jerky, spicy nuts, hot Cheeto fries, jalapeno chips, sour candy (Sour Patch Kids, Sour Skittles), cinnamon rolls, homemade cookies, sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, ginger ale, Kombucha (ginger), all sushi, all coffee places, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chilis, MOD, In and Out, Chipotle, plants, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, Frys, Amazon


Things I don’t really like: cake, vanilla scents


Mrs. Stephens

Birthday: October 23                  My Favorite Color: Pink, teal


A few of my favorite things: Philadelphia Eagles, chips, salsa, jerky, Cheez its, Triscuits, crispy M&Ms, cookies and cream Hershey’s, Lindor truffles, strawberries, pineapple, cheesecake, brownies, cookies (sugar and snickerdoodles), coffee, Pipeline Punch Monster, AZ Iced Tea, all coffee places, Chipotle, In n Out, Five Guys, Salad and Go, Texas Roadhouse, Cracker Barrel, El Molinito, movies, bowling, Walmart, Amazon, Dollar Tree, Ross, Frys, Thrift stores, Sam’s Club 


Things I don’t really like: mugs, nuts, cinnamon scent


Ms. Morris

Birthday: May 15                       My Favorite Color: royal blue & black


A few of my favorite things: U.S. Soccer, UNC Tar Heels, NY Yankees, Tostitos and salsa, protein, dark chocolate, fruits and veggies, chocolate chip cookies, Starbucks, Dutch Bros, Dunking, Smoothie King, Burger King, hiking and outdoor activities, Walmart, Ross


Things I don’t really like: Limited Sugar



 Mrs. King

Birthday: July 6                      My Favorite Color: purple


A few of my favorite things: U of A, chocolate covered pretzels, sour worms, Skittles, Starbursts, Snickers, Twix, caramel, veggies, strawberries, bananas, veggies, brownies, ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, coffee, iced coffee, kombucha, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, In-n-Out, Texas Roadhouse, hunting, bowling, TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Amazon, Hobby Lobby


Things I don’t really like: cream cheese, candles, nuts, cheese

Miss Young

Birthday: July 13                     My Favorite Color: blue, purple, green


A few of my favorite things: popcorn, corn chips, BBQ chips, Jolly Ranchers, Reese’s, M&Ms, grapes, apples, cherries, pineapple, cheesecake, lemon bars, cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies, white mocha, sweet tea, hot chocolate, Starbucks, Dutch Bros, Eegee’s, Dairy Queen, BJs, Applebee’s, movies, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, Amazon, Bath and Body Works


Things I don’t really like: N/A

Elementary Staff


Mrs. Brock


Birthday: June 7                    My Favorite Color: Pink


A few of my favorite things: Arizona Wildcats, Arizona Cardinals, chips, candy, white chocolate, fruits, cake, cookies, Dutch Bros, Starbucks, Blancos, any restaurant but seafood, Marshalls, Ross, TJ Maxx, Blessingdale’s Thrift Store


Things I don’t really like: N/A


Mrs. Sexton


Birthday: August 20                   My Favorite Color: Green


A few of my favorite things:  University of Arizona, unsalted trail mix, fruits and veggies, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, iced green tea, Dutch Bros, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, El Charro, Salad and Go, Trader Joes, Costco


Things I don’t really like: Not great with plants


Mrs. Quintero


Birthday: May 15                       My Favorite Color: Turquoise


A few of my favorite things:  pecans, walnuts, almonds, Lara bars, cashews, organic dark chocolate, organic apples, organic vegetables, grapefruit, Frost, gelato, Crumbl cookies, La Crema, Spindrift, Coconut water, Whole Foods, Amazon, Walmart, Trader Joe’s, walking / hiking, healthy food


Things I don’t really like: cheesecake, trinkets, mugs, cups, candles, Target, Trader Joes


Mrs. Pursley    


Birthday: July 7                         My Favorite Color: greens and blues


A few of my favorite things:  Protein bars., Skittles, Gum, Tic Tacs, fruits and veggies, desserts, cookies, Dunkin, Dutch Bros, Charred Pie, Grumpy’s Grill, Longhorn, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Home Goods, movies, grocery stores, flowers, plants


Things I don’t really like: N/A


Miss Maynard


Birthday: July 10                        My Favorite Color: teal, green, purple


A few of my favorite things:  GCU, Arizona Diamondbacks, chips, beef jerky, red vines, Nerds clusters, veggies covered in hummus or ranch, ice cream cake, cake pops, cookies (peanut butter or chocolate chip), cream soda, strawberry soda, Mountain Dew, Starbucks and Dunkin, Taco Bell, In-n-Out, Oregano’s, Crying Onion, Texas Roadhouse, movies, axe throwing, laser tag, Home Plate, Target , Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Amazon


Things I don’t really like: dried fruit, pineapple


Mrs. Edmunds


Birthday: June 3                        My Favorite Color: purple & green


A few of my favorite things: Broncos, Cubs, white cheddar popcorn, pop chips corners, RJ’s Black Licorice, chocolate covered gummy bears, fruits and veggies, pumpkin and apple pie, ice cream, carrot cake, Quest frosted cookies, Zevia, Stash Spiced Chai Tea, pink drinks, Starbucks, Dutch Bros., Chick fil A, Culvers, Chipotle, Freddie’s, Smoothie King, Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, Cracker Barrel, Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Costco, Barnes and Noble, Dicks Sporting Goods


Things I don’t really like: limited sugar / fried foods


Mrs. Thomas


Birthday: July 25         My Favorite Color: Red, Blue


A few of my favorite things: cashews, almonds, macadamias, Dark Chocolate with Almonds, Hot Tamales, Red Hots, fruits and veggies, chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookies, Zevia, Vanilla Coke, Jersey Mikes, Subway, Firehouse Subs, Serial Grillers, Cheddar’s, Chili’s, Top Golf, bowling, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Kohls, Hobby Lobby


Things I don’t really like: coffee, plants


Support Staff


Mrs. Bigelow


Birthday: April 3                      My Favorite Color: Purple


A few of my favorite things: trail mix with cashews and cranberries, strawberries, blueberries, carrots, cucumbers, Lily’s milk chocolate, dark chocolate, Red Vines, cheesecake, chocolate cookies, Zip Fizz (orange or fruit punch), tangerine La Croix, Starbucks, Crema, Jimmy’s Poke, Pappoule’s, Subway, Sushi Cortaro, Texas Roadhouse, movies, reading, Amazon, Costco


Things I don’t really like: candles, mugs, coffee (prefer low sugar)

Ms. Green     


Birthday: June 16        My Favorite Color: Purple


A few of my favorite things:  most fruits, fruit pies, sweet tea, Mexican food, Italian food, fast food, all shopping places (Amazon, Walmart, etc.)


Things I don’t really like: cups or coffee 

Mr. Nelsestuen         


Birthday: January 23              My Favorite Color: Blue/Red/Gray


A few of my favorite things:  Arizona Wildcats, Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Braves, cashews, almonds, beef jerky, salsa, cherry sours, Twizzlers, Milky Ways, Donut Wheel (vanilla cream donut), cheesecake, ice cream, snickerdoodles, Diet Coke, Diet Dr. Pepper, sweet tea, lemonade, Roadrunner Coffee, Chick-fil-A, Raising Canes, Panda House, Tuk Tuk Thai, Panda stir fry, Angry Crab, golf, pool, bowling, movies, Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy


Things I don’t really like: health food, tomatoes, onions


Mrs. Nunez   


Birthday: July 7           My Favorite Color: Purple, Black


A few of my favorite things:  U of A volleyball, almonds, dark chocolate, fruits and veggies, coconut cream pie, chocolate chip cookies, tea and seltzer water, Starbucks, Passion Tea, El Pollo Loco, Chipotle, First Watch, Wildflower, Truland, movies, thrift stores


Things I don’t really like: bananas, watermelon


Mrs. Chelpka


Birthday: July 10         My Favorite Color: Yellow


A few of my favorite things: Phoenix Suns, Reese’s, Pringles, Kit Kats, Skittles, cinnamon rolls, donuts (maple), root beer, iced tea, strawberry lemonade, Starbucks, Dutch Bros (golden eagle), Panda Express, Tamarind, Amazon


Things I don’t really like: black licorice


Ms. Patton      


Birthday: March 22      My Favorite Color: Navy Blue and Sage Green


A few of my favorite things:  I am on a strict gluten free diet due to Celiac, and additional allergies make it difficult for food treats, so a gift card is easier and appreciated! Favorites: Amazon, Target, Chipotle, Kohls, Fruit Shack, Starbucks (Vanilla Frap with caramel).


Things I don’t really like: anything perfumed, scented


 Mrs. Karras

Birthday: October 22                       My Favorite Color: Love all colors


A few of my favorite things: Red Sox, Patriots, Cape Cod Potato Chips, Pretzels, fruits and veggies, sugar free Red Bull, Polar seltzer (lemon, lime), Dunkin Donuts, Panda Express, McDonalds, Olive Garden, Craft Republic, Elevate, Target, Hobby Lobby, Walmart


Things I don’t really like: plants, sugar

Mrs. Keplar

Birthday: January 22                      My Favorite Color: Rose Gold / Dusty Pink


A few of my favorite things: LSU Tigers, New Orleans Saints, mixed nuts, Dot’s pretzels, salt and vinegar chips, Life Savers, Justin’s Chocolate, strawberries, peaches, watermelon, chocolate desserts, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, Coconut water, Vitamin water, Sprite, Dutch Bros, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Freddy’s, Truland, Bisbee Breakfast, Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, Amazon 


Things I don’t really like: N/A