Contacts and Staff

Kate Perardi, MA

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952.567.8901

Kate has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2018. For 5 years, she taught math and reading at the elementary level in Edina Public Schools.

Ashley Quien, BA

Position
Grade 4 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4344

Ashley Quien has been working in Hopkins Public Schools since the fall of 2018. She taught 5th-grade math and science in Springfield, MN for three years.

Jean Reichow, B.S.

Position
FLES Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4624

Jean Reichow received her B.S. in Education from Mankato State University with a speciality in Spanish.

Jennifer Rimstad

Position
Administrative Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952-988-4306

Joanne Robinson

Position
Health Paraprossional
Phone Number
952-988-4304

Patricia Ryman, BS

Position
Greeter
Phone Number
952-988-4300

Patty has been with the Hopkins Public Schools since 1999.

David Salmala

Position
Media Center Paraprofessional
Phone Number
952-988-4292

Amy Samuels

Position
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone Number
952-224-7233

Abbey Schmitz, BA

Position
5th Grade Teacher
Phone Number
952-224-7237

Abbey started working in the Hopkins Public School District in 2018. She received a BA in Elementary Education from Bethel University.

James Scott, Ed. S.

Position
School Psychologist
Phone Number
952.988.4492

After receiving his BA in Psychology in 1990, James Scott worked withtroubled youth and their families for several years in a variety ofcapacities.

Jeff Shepherd, MLS

Position
Media Specialist
Phone Number
952.988.4308

Jeff Shepherd joined the Hopkins Public Schools in 2013 as the Library Media Specialist at Eisenhower and XinXing Academy. He earned his bachelor's degree in elementary education with a specialization in reading education, and his master's degree in library science from the University of Iowa.

Alexis Sherman

Position
Title 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952-988-4223

Deborah Slechta, BA

Position
Learning Support Para, Kindergarten Para
Phone Number
952.988.4300

Deb earned her BA from the University of Minnesota.

Missy Solberg

Position
Enrollment and Attendance Secretary
Phone Number
952.988.4303

Missy began working in the Hopkins Public Schools in 2013.

Katie Stennes, MA

Position
Dean of Students
Phone Number
952.988.4197

I have been in education since 2005, and love having the opportunity to connect with the amazing students, families, and colleagues in the Hopkins Public Schools.

Sheila Taitano, M.Ed.

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4286

Sheila Taitano has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2004. Prior to this, she taught kindergarten on the island of Guam for 11 years.

Kathy Toenjes, M.Ed.

Position
Special Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4253

Mrs. Toenjes has been teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1992. She earned her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN.

Stefanie Trebil, MEd

Position
Grade 1 Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.4285

Stefanie Trebil has been teaching in the Hopkins district and at Eisenhower Elementary since 1992.

Leigh Woodburn, M.Ed.

Position
Physical Education Teacher
Phone Number
952.988.5232

In 2012, Mrs. Woodburn celebrated her 25th year teaching in the Hopkins Public Schools and her 30th year teaching. Most of her experience is teaching secondary physical education and secondary EBD special education.

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School Hours

Grades K–6
8:58–3:30

XinXing Academy
8:58–3:30

Office Hours
7:30–4:00

Kids & Company

952.988.4274

Principal
Paul Domer, Principal Sara Schmidt, Assistant Principal