South Middle School
2350 LA Grant Pkwy, Waukee, IA 50263

Phone: 515.987.3222

Fax: 515.987.3233

Attendance: 515.987.2785

OFFICE TEAM

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Principal Doug Barry 6103 Barry Blog
Assistant Principal Clay Young 6709 Young Blog
Instructional Coach Amanda DeGroote 3229 DeGroote Blog
Principal’s Secretary Teresa Broderick 6700 Broderick Blog
Student Services Secretary Sheila Kramer 6701 Kramer Blog
Nurse Jenny Bestul 6703
Lunch Clerk Connie Davis 6724
School Resource Officer Jon Oakley 8351

STUDENT SERVICES

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Student Services Advisor Jessica Dopheide 2827 Dopheide Blog
Counselor (6th Grade) Nicole Baugh 2904 Baugh Blog
Counselor (7th Grade) Haley Steffensmeier 6147
English Language Learners JoAnna Huisman 6112 Huisman Blog
English Language Learners Jeanette Barnes 6534 Barnes Blog
Extended Learning Program Karlee McKibban 2586 McKibban Blog
Literacy Interventionist Dawn Stallman 6794 Stallman Blog
Math Interventionist Kerry Drees 6785 Drees Blog
6th/7th Interventionist Katherine Denniston 2232 Lapp Blog

6TH GRADE GOLD

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Language Arts Melissa Grimm 6737 Grimm Blog
Language Arts Maggie Burns-Fess 2251 Burns-Fess Blog
Math Patrick Garland 2021 Garland Blog
Science Sarah Borzo 6771 Borzo Blog
Social Studies Gabe Sink 6799 Sink Blog

6TH GRADE PURPLE

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Language Arts Andrea Harbaugh 2026 Harbaugh Blog
Language Arts Megan Ferchen 6577 Ferchen Blog
Math Melissa Stuber 6737 Stuber Blog
Science Codie Fetters 2229 Fetters Blog
Social Studies Matt Dohlman 6774 Dohlman Blog

6TH GRADE SILVER

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Language Arts Hannah Smith 2599 Smith Blog
Language Arts Megan Wetzel 6736 Wetzel Blog
Math Andrew Withers 2424 Withers Blog
Science Emily Keller 2367 Keller Blog
Social Studies Sara Harvey 6136 Harvey Blog

7TH GRADE GOLD

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Language Arts Molly Wempen 2062 Wempen Blog
Language Arts Shannon Campbell 3129 Campbell Blog
Math Samantha Kuehl 2200 Kuel Blog 
Science Ryan Langel 6781 Langel Blog
Social Studies Jennifer Retzlaff 6784 Retzlaff Blog

7TH GRADE PURPLE

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Language Arts Andrea Patterson 5309 Patterson Blog
Language Arts Kia Moran 2589 Moran Blog
Math Luke Lichty 2300 Lichty Blog
Science Gary Poppinga 6746 Poppinga Blog
Social Studies Mark McKenna 2038 McKenna Blog

7TH GRADE SILVER

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
Langauge Arts Lauren Crawford 6783 Crawford Blog
Language Arts Mary Sklenicka 5309 Sklenicka Blog
Math Eddie McEwan 2585 McEwan Blog
Science Grant Pollock 2393 Pollock Blog
LA/Social Studies Kelli Sturgill 2417 Sturgill Blog

RELATED ARTS

Title Name/Email Ext Blog
Art Hannah Ludwig 2376 Ludwig Blog
Art (SMS/WMS) Andrea Johnson 2422 Johnson Blog
Communication and Leadership Development Crystal Bobier 2006 Bobier Blog
Family & Consumer Science Jennifer Leidal 6768 Leidal Blog
Health/PE Gage Mohs 2382 Mohs Blog
Health Angela Bower 2608 Bower Blog
Instrumental Music Janice Cunningham 6593 Cunningham Blog
Instrumental Music Josh Deutmeyer 6722 Deutmeyer Blog
Teacher Librarian (SMS/WMS) Kelly Reinhold 3440 Reinhold Blog
Physical Education Brenda Beardsley 6729 Beardsley Blog
Physical Education Kyle Block 6729 Block Blog
German/Modern Language Danielle Taha 2329 Taha Blog
Spanish (SMS/WMS) Jennifer Holeman 2355 Holeman Blog
Speech & Drama (SMS/WMS) Chandra Snicker 2496 Snicker Blog
Speech & Drama Ashley McGrath 2407 McGrath Blog
Engineering/STEM Cole Kleinwolterink 2579 Kleinwolterink Blog
Vocal Music Jennifer Ghelf 6725 Ghelf Blog
Vocal Music Brett Gregory 2832 Gregory Blog

SPECIAL EDUCATION

Title Name/Email Ext. Blog
6th Grade Kristen Richer 6133 Richer Blog
6th Grade Amy Starman 6776
6th Grade Candy Pearson 3307
7th Grade Kellie Johnson 6786 Johnson Blog
7th Grade Krista Schilb 2631
6th/7th Grade Tara Wedel 2514
6th/7th Grade Kathy Jacobson 2572
6th/7th Grade Kayla Cohrs 2188  Cohrs Blog
6th/7th Grade Shelby Page 2097