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Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary
Queen Creek Unified School District
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An Accelerated School of Choice: Where Everyone Has Genius

Teachers and Staff

We value the opportunity to impact all Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary School students. We know the hours we spend with your children each day play a vital role in their social and emotional development. Our gifted teachers and staff strive to make every encounter positive as well as educational. Please use this page as a resource to keep the lines of communication open. You may call our main line at (480) 474-6725 any time during office hours. We look forward to connecting with you!

Administration & Office Staff

Chasity Cruz

Chasity Cruz
Principal
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Katie Allen

Katie Allen
Administrative Assistant
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Denise Brinkman

Denise Brinkman
Administrative Clerk
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Elizabeth Lamb

Elizabeth Lamb
Attendance Specialist/Registrar
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Mistie Manzke

Mistie Manzke
Health Office Assistant
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Marena Bennett

Marena Bennett
Child Nutrition Manager
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Teachers

Kari Booth

Kari Booth
Preschool
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Karen Lynn

Karen Lynn
Preschool
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Rachel Neish

Rachel Neish
Preschool
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Cesley Reynolds

Cesley Reynolds
Preschool
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Lisa DeMore

Lisa DeMore
Kindergarten
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Staci Dowell

Staci Dowell
Kindergarten
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Julianne Ebright

Julianne Ebright
Kindergarten
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Ellie McCabe

Ellie McCabe
Kindergarten
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Kelly Ruth

Kelly Ruth
Kindergarten
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Alyssa Lindy

Alyssa Lindy
First Grade
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Monica Smith

Monica Smith
First Grade
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Cameron Frautnick

Cameron Frautnick
Second Grade
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Veronica Onofre

Veronica Onofre
Second Grade
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Phil Tran

Phil Tran
Second Grade
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Tammy Dolence

Tammy Dolence
Third Grade
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Victoria Holmes

Victoria Holmes
Third Grade
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Natasha O'Connell

Natasha O'Connell
Fourth Grade
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Leslie Villalobos

Leslie Villalobos
Fourth Grade
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Abigail Scott

Abigail Scott
Fifth Grade
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Emily Walicki

Emily Walicki
Fifth Grade
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Madison McDonald

Madison McDonald
Sixth Grade
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Specialists

Angela Arrington

Angela Arrington
Librarian
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Stacey Bonenberger

Stacey Bonenberger
Speech
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Amy Friesen

Amy Friesen
Music
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John Gouba

John Gouba
Orchestra
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Darla Kaesler

Darla Kaesler
Data Interventionist
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Steven Kirchoff

Steven Kirchoff
Band
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Carissa Morin

Carissa Morin
Counselor
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Richard Lanzone

Richard Lanzone
PE
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Susanne Marrone

Susanne Marrone
SPED Resource
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Alyssa  Thomas

Alyssa Thomas
Art
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Support Staff

Christina Lemond

Christina Lemond
Instructional Assistant
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Ruth Martinez

Ruth Martinez
Instructional Assistant
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Addisyn Nichols

Addisyn Nichols
Instructional Assistant
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Jessie Nichols

Jessie Nichols
Instructional Assistant
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Jesus Santos

Jesus Santos
Instructional Assistant
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Johnna Isbell

Johnna Isbell
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Samantha Jones

Samantha Jones
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Katelyn Lines

Katelyn Lines
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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 Amanda McCain

Amanda McCain
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Summer Morris

Summer Morris
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Denise Olson

Denise Olson
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Sulema Reed

Sulema Reed
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Malinda Thornton

Malinda Thornton
Instructional Assistant - Preschool
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Shanon Lines

Shanon Lines
Smart Lab Instructional Assistant
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Andrea Mallo

Andrea Mallo
Child Nutrition
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Cheri Miklich

Cheri Miklich
Child Nutrition
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Jose Mallo

Jose Mallo
Maintenance Custodian Lead
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Justin Feldhake

Justin Feldhake
Custodian
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Patricia Perez

Patricia Perez
Custodian
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Robert  Myers

Robert Myers
IT
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Cheryl Ann  Hicks

Cheryl Ann Hicks
Discovery Kids Facilitator
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Lynn DeBosko

Lynn DeBosko
Discovery Kids
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Abigail Varalli

Abigail Varalli
Discovery Kids
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Nicole Hilbrands

Nicole Hilbrands
Site-Based Substitute
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