Kampfe has a bachelor's degree in music from Northern State University and a master's degree in music education from the University of Minnesota. This spring, she expects to complete a doctoral program in educational leadership at Hamline University. She has held several positions within the Hopkins School District but returns in September 2017 to serve as principal at West Junior High.
Matthew currently serves as Assistant Principal of West Junior High. He began his tenure in Hopkins Public Schools as Academic Dean of WJH from 2013-2018. Past experiences include Minneapolis Public Schools, where he served as PBIS coordinator, school success program assistant, and lead coordinator of after-school tutoring services. Matthew has completed his Master's degree and K-12 administrative license from the University of Minnesota.
Angie joined the Hopkins Public Schools in 2000 as an itinerant special education teacher at Hopkins West Junior High and Transition Plus. The following year, she joined the Transition Plus team full-time. After 14 years, she returned to West Junior High as the special education teacher in the Links to Learning program.
Dana Baker has worked as a Licensed School Counselor at Hopkins West Junior High since 1999. She is the 9th grade counselor and all 8th graders at the end of the alphabet. In addition to her counseling role, Dana loves working as a WEB coordinator and 9th grade team leader.
Dan Beaubien started teaching in Hopkins Public Schools in the fall of 2002. He teaches language arts and coaches the 9th grade boys soccer team. He completed his Masters in Education in 2008 from St. Mary's University.
Ms. Boeder has been employed by the Hopkins Public Schools since 1992 in various positions, and in 2002 began working in the technology department supporting, promoting, and guiding learning through the effective use of technology resources.
Geoffrey Boeder is a Hopkins High School alum and has lived and worked all over the country. This includes planting trees in Oregon, ski instructing and wilderness therapy guiding in Utah, and backpack guiding in New Mexico. He has worked with AmeriCorps in Washington state and the Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji, MN. He holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, attended Bemidji State University, and in 2015 received his Master of Education degree from the University of Minnesota. He has been teaching at Hopkins West Jr High since 2013 and currently teaches 9th grade physical science and 8th grade earth science.
Julie Boehmer has been working in the Hopkins Public Schools since 1990. She has taught both mainstream and intervention language arts classes at West Junior High. In 2005 she transitioned into a leadership role as the district Title I Coordinator. Currently, Julie splits her time between teaching Writing 9 and Coordinating the Title I program.
Danielle Boor has taught 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Bands and Jazz Bands in the Hopkins Public Schools since 2005, and taught 6-8 grade bands for eight years in Wisconsin. She has her undergraduate degree in Music Education from UW-Eau Claire, and her Masters in Music Education from UW-Milwaukee.
Ms. Brooks has taught English Learners (EL/ESL) in Hopkins Public Schools since 2000. For the first seventeen years she taught EL at Hopkins High School, but starting in August 2017, she chose to shift over to Hopkins West Junior High
Ms. Campbell has been a proud middle school teacher since 1991 and still loves it! She currently teaches 8th grade Global Studies part time, teaching at West since 2000. She serves as the secondary mentor for the district and is the coordinator of an after school program called SOAR (Students On Academic Rise). She is also a consultant for the Association of Middle Level Education.
Mrs. Chalmers earned her B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. (Um, Yah, Yah!) and her M.Ed. in Mathematics Education from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Ski-U-Mah!). She has been teaching at West since 2008.
Dev Chhaniyara was born and raised in Nairobi-Kenya. He moved to the United States in 2008 for his bachelors in architecture, he graduated in 2013. He then moved to San Francisco to pursue his masters in fine arts: motion pictures and television with emphasis in editing, sound design and colorist.