TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL

A ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church

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Board of Education:
Chairman - Ron Rogers
Vice Chairman - Jim Haverkamp
Secretary -Phil Orbell
Daniel Bergquist
Ed McAuslan
 
The Trinity Lutheran School Board of Education
meets the 1st Tuesday of every month
at 6:30 pm in the school library. 

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PASTOR
Rev. Mark Mumme
LCMS Ordained
 
4th year at Trinity
 
           
HEADTEACHER
Mr. David Lininger
BA Elementary Education,
Concordia, Seward, NE
1st year at Trinity 


     Mr. Lininger was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. He graduated from Concordia Teachers College, Seward, NE (now CUNE) in 1971. He has taught in both Lutheran and public schools, and he and his wife, Jo Ann, homeschooled their three children. Their daughter, Karen, was a teacher here at Trinity for several years.  He has, at one time or another, taught all grades. Most recently he served as a Middle School /High School librarian at Hickory County R-1 Schools in Missouri. The last three years there he also taught 7th grade reading.
 
PRESCHOOL TEACHER
Mrs. Crystal Meyers
 
1st year at Trinity 
 
 
 

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
Mrs. Karen Olsen
BA Elementary Education,
 
2nd year at Trinity 
       
 
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1st - 2nd GRADE TEACHER
Mrs. Lydia Harms
BA Elementary Education
 
7th year at Trinity 
        

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3rd - 4th GRADE TEACHER
Mrs. Fredella Busch
Central Wyoming College,
University of Wyoming
Completed LCMS Teacher Certification
22nd year at Trinity
 
5th- 6th GRADE TEACHER
Miss. Breanna Erdman
BA Elementary Education,
Concordia, Mequon, WI
LCMS Rostered
2nd year at Trinity



         Miss. Breanna Erdman grew up in Eagan, Minnesota where her parents still reside.  She was baptized and confirmed in the LCMS, and went to a Lutheran grade school and high school. She attended Concordia University Wisconsin where she received a degree in Lutheran Elementary Education with a minor in mathematics, graduating in December 2015. She served her first call at St. Stephen Lutheran School in Horicon, Wisconsin, for three years.  She enjoys reading, knitting, playing board games, kayaking and traveling. 
 
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7th - 8th GRADE TEACHER
Mr. Steve Coniglio
BA Elementary Education,
Concordia, Austin, TX
LCMS Rostered
24th year at Trinity 
 
 
MUSIC AND BAND TEACHER
Part Time
Mrs. Audrey Partipillo

BS Elementary Education
Concordia, Seward, NE
LCMS Rostered
5th year at Trinity
 
 
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COMPUTER AND SCIENCE
TEACHER - Part Time
Mrs. Christine Steele
BS Microbiology,
University of Wyoming
Substitute Teacher Certification
24th year at Trinity 
         Mrs. Christine Steele grew up in Cheyenne, WY and received her BS in Microbiology at the University of Wyoming in 1977.  She worked many years as a needlecraft instructor while raising a family.  In 1991 when TLS elementary school was started, she served as a volunteer and established the computer lab.  In 1997 she was hired as a part time computer, science and math teacher. 
         Mrs. Steele and her husband (Ed) have three grown children.  Her two youngest children attended Trinity Lutheran Preschool and were part of the first students when the elementary school started in 1991.  She enjoys camping, boating, studying nature, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Mrs. Phyllis Zenk
BS Biology, 
University of South Dakota
20th year at Trinity 

        Mrs. Phyllis Zenk was raised in Spearfish, SD and received her BS in Biology from the University of South Dakota in December 1979. She moved to Riverton the following month and can now say Wyoming is home!  She and her husband (Terry) raised 3 children, who were all educated at Trinity Lutheran School from PS through 8th grades. What a blessing the school and church have been in their lives.
        Mrs. Zenk has been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church since 1991. She loves being the Administrative Assistant at the school! She is the adult handbell choir director for the church and an active LWML member. She loves playing tennis, doing puzzles, cupstacking, crafting and playing in the CWC community handbell group.