We have a number of new staff members in our building this year. Please extend a FC welcome when you see them next!
School Nurse Amber Folkerts:
Amber has been at the middle school/high school as their nurse for the past couple of years. She is a Forest City graduate and has two children in our building.
PE Teacher Kent Jorgensen:
Kent is a recent graduate of UNI and is an Eagle Grove native. Besides teaching and helping coach football, Kent helps his family farm.
K-Prep Teacher Brooke Hemann:
Brooke is a recent graduate of UNI and is a St. Ansgar graduate. She lives in Forest City and is enjoying her time with the staff and students.
Special Education Teacher Heather Urbatsch:
Heather is working in the Kindergarten wing. She has been an associate in the building for several years.
Third Grade Teacher Matt Harriman
: Matt has lived in Forest City for a number of years while teaching and coaching at North Iowa. He is an Eden Prairie native and an ISU graduate. He is the son-in-law of former elementary teacher, Kim Mollenhauer.
Katie also has lived in Forest City while teaching in Clear Lake. She is a graduate of Garner-Hayfield and UNI. Katie is the daughter of educator/coach Linda Keifer.
Early Childhood Special Education
Thomas is a graduate of GHV and UNI. He completed part of his student teaching in our elementary building and subbed a lot in our building this past year.
Building Maintenance Skyler Wood:
Skyler held the same position in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck school district and is a Marine veteran.
Alisa Sand, Marcia Kluver and Tammy Krieger join FC Elementary as associates. They are all familiar faces in the district!