TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL

A ministry of Trinity Lutheran Church

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Board of Education:
Chairman - Jack Hildner
Vice Chairman - Chuck Parmely
Secretary -Phil Orbell
Ron Rogers
Jim Haverkamp
 
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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Vacancy Pastor
Rev. Vernon Boehlke 
Ordained by Colloquy
 
 
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Preschool
Mrs. Susan Conilogue
AA Central Wyoming College,
University of Wyoming
Completed LCMS Teacher Certification
Starting 26th year at Trinity 
         Mrs. Susan Conilogue was born at the military base in Puerto Rico and raised in California.  She moved to a ranch near Riverton and graduated from Wind River High School.  She attended CWC and received her Associates degree in 1980. She attended the University of Wyoming and did her student teaching in Lander, WY
         Mrs. Conilogue has been teaching preschool at TLC since 1991.  She and her husband (Matt) travel to Iowa, Oregon and Lander as often as they can to visit their children and grandchildren.  
 
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Kindergarten
Mrs. Susan Tucker
BA Elementary Education,
University of Wyoming
LCMS Teacher Rostered
Starting 26th year at Trinity 
         Mrs. Susan Tucker was raised in Lusk, WY and received her B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Wyoming in 1981.  She later became rostered through Concordia University, Seward, NE.  Mrs. Tucker began her teaching career in various Wyoming public schools before becoming the Kindergarten teacher at TLS.  She has been in this position since 1991, the year the elementary school began.  In addition, she is the Head Teacher, Music Teacher and Latin 1 instructor for the school.
         Mrs. Tucker and her husband (Randy) have two grown children.  She serves as head organist for Trinity Lutheran Church.  Outside of school she participates in the CWC collegiate chorale and handbell groups and enjoys swimming and walking. 
 
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1st Grade
Miss Karen Bergquist
BS Elementary Education/
Early Childhood Education,
Concordia University, Seward, NE
LCMS Teacher Rostered
Starting 8th year at Trinity
         Mrs. Karen (Lininger) Bergquist was born in Independence, MO, but grew up in Concordia and Urbana, MO.  She was home schooled through high school and in 2008 graduated from Concordia University, Seward, NE with a B.S. in Elementary Eduction with an enphasis in Early Childhood Education.  She has been teaching First Grade at TLS since 2008.
         Miss Lininger participates in the Trinity Lutheran Church handbell choir and works with the church youth group.  She enjoys hiking, reading and playing with her dog Joy. 
 
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2nd Grade
Mrs. Lydia Harms
BA Elementary Education
Starting 3rd year at Trinity 
        

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3rd - 4th Grade Teacher
Mrs. Fredella Busch
Central Wyoming College,
University of Wyoming
Completed LCMS Teacher Certification
Starting 18th year at Trinity
 
4th- 5th Grade Teacher
Mrs. Kathleen Hatle
BA Elementary Education,

 
 
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6th - 7th - 8th Grade Teacher
Mr. Steve Coniglio
BA Elementary Education,
Concordia, Austin, TX
Starting 20th year at Trinity 
 
 
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Computer and Science
Part Time Teacher
Mrs. Christine Steele
BS Microbiology, University of Wyoming
Substitute Teacher Certification
Starting 20th 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
Starting 16th 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.