- Hopewell Elementary
Welcome to Hopewell
Hello Hopewell Families,
I want to welcome you and your family to Hopewell Elementary! My name is Susann Wittig and I am thrilled to serve as the principal of Hopewell Elementary. Sarah Wilcox has recently been named the assistant principal at Hopewell. Mrs. Wilcox will be transitioning to Hopewell from Glacier Ridge Elementary. We are looking forward to getting to know all of our students and families and creating an exciting year of learning and growing together at Hopewell Elementary!
The Hopewell staff created a welcome video. Please click on this link to meet our staff. Please join me in welcoming the following staff members to Hopewell Elementary:
Principal: Susann Wittig
Assistant Principal: Sarah Wilcox
Guidance: Jodi Cooper
Administrative Assistant/Spec Ed Secretary: Lara Beuhring, Melinda Norfleet
K: Marcus Crabtree, Lauren Scott, Alex Rhoades
1st Grade: Bethany Hansen, Mary Brothers, Megan Flaherty, Wendy Zimmerman, Tyler McClain, Jacquie Grundei
2nd Grade: Sara Ramsey, Shelley Moreland, Lauren Barkhurst, Kristen Risner, Jamie Leinberger
3rd Grade: Lynsey Burkins, Jodi Bisher, Sarah Parrett, Katie Papesh, Katie Kopchak
4th Grade: Andrea Smith, Nick Bertrams, Sarah Loftin, Jayme Obney
5th Grade:Michelle Cooper, Laura Knape, Dani Hogan, Molly Love, Tyra Galloway
Intervention Specialists: Kaitlyn Berry, Rose Hawk, Grace Moore, Sandy Swan, Taylor Kiehl, Nate Stierhoff, Ashley Small
Gifted Intervention Specialist: Mac McNeil
Paraprofessionals: Brandon Bachor, Tina Beier, Carla Cook, Susan Windle, Jessica Chelton, Susy Grant, Marianna Wittich, Val Bomar, Melissa Rower
Library Aide/Building Educational Attendant: Kelly Demos, Maureen Force
Reading/Math Support: Jessica Ardelea, Katie Dicesare, Donna Johnson, Heather McCreary, Kelsey Bivenour
EL: Stella Villalba, Kyle Hildebrandt, Akane Van Suche, Sara Hammond, Katrina Weber
Related Arts: TJ Simmons/Amy Cowan, Drew Parry/Nathan Hansen, Dameon Jones/Riley Bivens
Speech: Christa Pratti
OT/PT/APE/Psycg: Molly Holstein, Alli Rish, Ronni Valentino, Shelley Tantlinger
Instructional Coachs: Mary Kate Patterson, Hannah Tills, Chelsea Arens, Hillary Larbus
School Resource Officer: Officer Kathy Evans
School Supply Sale:
If you would like to purchase a school supply kit for your child for next fall, please click on this link. The supply sale will end on July 1st. All school supply kits will be delivered directly to your child’s classroom at Hopewell in early August.
Please join me in welcoming our new PTO board members:
President/CoPresident- Melinda Norfleet/Mollie Zook
VP-Megen Lefferts/Barry Cunningham
Secretary- Erin Stockdale
Treasurer- Lindsey Scott
More information on upcoming PTO meetings and events will be coming soon!
Website: Please be sure to check our Hopewell website regularly for the most updated information. You can also follow us on twitter @hweDCSD.
Facebook: Families of Hopewell Elementary
Several important dates are listed below to help you plan for the first few weeks of school next fall. These dates are subject to change based on the COVID status. We will also be adding a school community calendar on the Hopewell website soon.
Aug 12 Hopewell Ribbon Cutting and School Tours
Aug 17 Meet Your Teacher Open House (Come anytime between 3:45-6 p.m.)
Aug 19 First Day for Students in grades 1-5
Aug 19 & 20 Phase in days for Kindergarten students
Aug 21 ALL K students attend
Sept 7 Labor Day – No School
I’m looking forward to seeing you in August! Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or if I can help assist you as we transition to Hopewell!
Mrs. Susann Wittig
Hopewell Elementary Principal