Contacts and Staff

Catherine Luckemeyer, M. Ed.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4395

Catherine received her undergrad at the College of Saint Benedict's and her Master's from Saint Mary's University.

Margaret Lund, BS

Position
6th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-4340

Maggie earned her BS in Elementary Education K-6 at DePaul University. 

Kristin Lutz

Position
Elementary Counselor
Phone Number
952.988.4214
Kristin Lutz graduated from Mankato West High School in 1990 and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota in 1994 with a B.S. in Child Psychology.
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Sara Lynch, M.Ed.

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4222

Sara Lynch began working in the Hopkins School District in 1990.  Sara earned her BA from Gustavus Adolphus College and her MEd from the University of Minnesota.

Betty Magnuson

Position
Volunteer Coordinator
Phone Number
952.988.4197

Geoff McKusick, M.A.

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4241

Mr. McKusick has been teaching Alice Smith Elementary since 2003.

Geoff McKusick, MA

Position
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4241

Geoff McKusick has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2002. He achieved his Masters in Elementary Education through the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Melissa Moro-Koss, M.S.

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4296

Melissa Moro-Koss grew up in the northwest suburbs and graduated from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School. After high school she attended St. Cloud State University where she earned a BS in Elementary Education.  She has been working in the special education field since 1997 and has been at Hopkins since 2007.

Anya Myaskovsky, MAT

Position
Third Grade Teacher

Anya has been teaching in Hopkins Public Schools since 2014. She has taught various grades including kindergarten, 1st and 3rd.

Kunali Narielwala, M.Ed.

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4040

Kunali Narielwala is a graduate from the University of Minnesota

Kristy Nelson, M.Ed.

Position
Master Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4300

Kristy Nelson joined the Hopkins School District in 1998. She received her B.S. degree from St. Cloud State University and began her career at Eisenhower Elementary as a Kindergarten Teacher that same year.

Josh Newhall

Position
Kids & Company Activity Supervisor
Phone Number
952-988-4212

Emma Nwanokwale, M. Ed.

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4236

Ms. Nwanokwale graduated from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in May of 2018 with a Masters in Elementary Education.

Anne Obermiller, M.S.

Position
Speech-Language Pathologist
Phone Number
952.988.4867

Anne Obermiller began her schooling at the College of St. Benedict before choosing to pursue a career in speech-language pathology.

Lori Palesch, M.Ed.

Position
DAPE Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.5219

Lori has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1991. She has taught physical education and DAPE at Hopkins High School, Katherine Curren and Gatewood Elementary Schools.

Carla Perrier, M.Ed.

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4226

Carla Perrier has been teaching in the district since 1990, with three years before that in the West St. Paul School District.

Amy Phung, MAEd

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4221
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Ellen Poppy, BA

Position
FLES Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4503

Profe Poppy graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls in 2015 with a Bachelors in Spanish and TESOL Education.

Brian Rasmussen, MA

Position
Grade 2 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4245

Brian Rasmussen has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1987.

Jaime Rossmiller, BM

Position
Band Director
Phone Number
952.988.5158

Jaime Rossmiller is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a Music Education Degree and Trumpet Performance Degree.

Lezlie Rounds, MA

Position
School Psychologist
Phone Number
952.988.4209

Lezlie has been employed as a school psychologist in the Hopkins School District since 1996. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas

Leah Rusakov, MA

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4970

Leah Rusakov earned her MA with a concentration in Reading Instruction from Concordia University. She has worked in education field since 2000.

Melody Santelmann

Position
Kindergarten Paraprofessional/ Kids & Company Activites Assistant

Pamela Sappington

Position
Attendance Clerk
Phone Number
952.988.4203

Pamela Sappington originally started her journey at Katherine Curren Elementary School as a Attendance Clerk.

Karen Schmitz

Position
Grade 6 Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-4335

Renee Shakerin

Position
Administrative Assistant
Phone Number
952.988.4202

Renee has been working in the Hopkins School District since 2005.

Jennifer Silus, M.Ed.

Position
Visual Arts Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4255

Jennifer Silus began teaching art in Hopkins Public Schools in 1997. She has taught at all levels in the district; High School, Junior High and Elementary.

Wendy Skaug

Position
Kids & Company Activity Assistant & Playground Para
Phone Number
952.988.4212

Wendy Skaug, a former Cosmetologist, has worked for the Hopkins Public Schools since 2007.

Kevin Spencer, M.S.

Position
Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4217

Kevin has been working as a Library Media Specialist at Alice Smith since 2006.

Pat Stacken

Position
Learning Support Paraprofessional, Safety Patrol Advisor
Phone Number
952.988.4256

Pat has been with the Hopkins Public Schools since 1993.

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School Hours

Grades K–6 
9:33–4:05

Office Hours
8:10–4:40

Kids & Company

952.988.4212

Principal
Jody De St. Hubert