Welcome to our new and returning families to Linden Meadows
for the 2014-2015 school year!
I am both excited and honoured to be serving as the new
principal of Linden Meadows School! I look forward to
working collaboratively with our staff, parents,
students and community members as we continue to
provide all children with a challenging and enriching
educational program in a caring and supportive school
Before joining Linden Meadows School, I worked as a
principal at Oakenwald and as a vice-principal at both
Acadia Junior High and Westdale Junior High for the
past 16 years.
My background is in teaching English and
Spanish in the middle and senior years of schooling in
both public and private settings.
I can truthfully say that I love what I do!
Ms. Loepp, my administrative partner, is thrilled with this
new opportunity to serve in Pembina Trails School
Division. She comes to us from Louis Riel School
Division with 8 years of administrative experience, a
counselling background and many years of teaching in
Linden Meadows School has been hard at work over the past
several years focusing on the areas of numeracy,
literacy, assessment and student leadership. This is
important work and we will continue to move our school
forward, as we continue to define our school as a
leader in educational initiatives. We are excited by
the energy that our staff has brought to setting up
their classrooms as they prepare to greet the
We know that our staff is committed to improving
student learning and they will work together to ensure
that our students are responsible and caring
We welcome several new staff members to our school this
year. In the office, in addition to Ms. Loepp and
myself, are Mrs. Phipps and Mrs. Boychuk. We have two
new teachers in grade six, Ms. Corneillie and Miss
Elliott and in the gym, we welcome Ms. Tonnellier.
We want to extend our congratulations to Mr.
Volk who was awarded a vice-principalship in Morden
over the summer holidays.
We welcome parent
conversation and involvement. We know that it is
cliché, but we truly believe that it takes a village.
We are confident that together we will find many ways
to continue the Linden Meadow’s tradition of
excellence in education in a kind, caring and
respectful school community.