Kindergarten Staff Spotlight

Throughout the 2021-2022 school year, we will be spotlighting all of our wonderful school staff on our blog! First up, our Kindergarten Staff Spotlight. Kindergarten staff includes Mrs. Cindy Behrens (teacher), Ms. Kady Vasquez (teacher assistant), Mrs. Olivia Northrop (teacher), and Mrs. Megan Romey (teacher assistant).

Please read below to learn more about our Kindergarten staff: How many years they’ve been at Legacy, the most rewarding part of teaching/working at Legacy, and some of their favorites!

Legacy School Kindergarten Staff Spotlight

 

Mrs. Cindy Behrens: Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Cindy BehrensNumber of years teaching/working at Legacy School: 20 years teaching/ 2nd year at Legacy

My favorite thing about Legacy School is: The students and their families. I have met so many parents/families that want their child to succeed as much as I do!

The most rewarding part of teaching/working at Legacy is: watching the growth in the students’ accomplishments. They get excited too!

Something fun/unique you might not know about me is: I received a little red convertible as an anniversary gift, and I have enjoyed driving it in the evenings.

Some of Mrs. Behren’s Favorites

College/sports team: Huskers, NWMSU, and the Kansas City Royals

Color: yellow

Soft drink: iced tea

 

Ms. Kady Vasquez: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Ms. Kady VasquezNumber of years teaching/working at Legacy School: 2 years

My favorite thing about Legacy School is: all the wonderful teachers I work with and learn from every day!

The most rewarding part of teaching/working at Legacy is: watching the children grow every day and seeing the BIG smiles on their faces when they accomplish a task!

Something fun/unique you might not know about me is: I LOVE shoes!! I have about 40 pairs of shoes! Sneakers, boots, shoes (vans, converse)

Some of Ms. Vasquez’s Favorites

Salty snack: Cheez-Its

Starbucks drink: iced vanilla coffee

Flower: pink roses

 

Mrs. Olivia Northrop: Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Olivia NorthropNumber of years teaching/working at Legacy School: 6 years teaching/ 1st year at Legacy

My favorite thing about Legacy School is: getting to mix education with the beautiful outdoor property. 

The most rewarding part of teaching/working at Legacy is: more individualized education/ student engagement/ teaching to better serve all students.

Something fun/unique you might not know about me is: I love to go rollerblading at the skating rink. I have also been skydiving! 

Some of Mrs. Northrop’s Favorites

Fruit: raspberries

Sit-down restaurant: Cheesecake Factory

Hobby: reading, baking

 

Mrs. Megan Romey: Kindergarten Teacher Assistant

Mrs. Megan RomeyNumber of years teaching/working at Legacy School: 3 years

My favorite thing about Legacy School is: small class sizes and the outdoor space

The most rewarding part of teaching/working at Legacy is: helping students receive the growth they deserve. 

Something fun/unique you might not know about me is: I’ve been to Ireland to visit my 500-year-old family farm as well as the family who still lives there. 

Some of Mrs. Romey’s Favorites

Take-out restaurant: Culver’s, Runza

Ice cream flavor: rocky road

Scent: Sweater Weather (Bath and Body Works candle)

 

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Outdoor Education

Legacy School sits on 11 acres of land, allowing for expressive, outdoor educational experiences for all students. Our outdoor learning and playing space allows for real world experiences that cannot be found anywhere else. We utilize our unique location, with 11 acres of land for outdoor education and outdoor play, thus giving students a chance to spend more time in an outdoor education setting. New to Legacy School is a barnyard that holds both chickens and goats and a farm to table garden.

Legacy Scholarship

We are proud to unveil our new Legacy School Scholarship Program. Students who attend Legacy from 1st-6th grade are eligible for a $500 scholarship towards higher learning. This scholarship can be used for college or trade school upon graduation from high school. With that said, we are very excited to give back to our students as we know each child has the potential to succeed at whatever goal they set for themselves. We can’t wait to help your student celebrate their high school accomplishments and for them to continue onto their higher education journey.

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