The staff of Gladbrook-Reinbeck School was honored at a year end picnic hosted by the Board of Education on May 29th. Staff members were recognized for their years of service.
The honorees were: Ruth Parson 45 years; Pattie Bailey 40 years; April Acton 35 years; Barry Reese 35 years; Jim Anderson 30 years; Tom Boheman 30 years; Pam Heithoff 25 years; Darrell Paustian 25 years; Nancy Gardner 20 years; Lyn Purvis 15 years; Kathy Wood 15 years; Jennifer Wrage 15 years; Karen Bassett 10 years; Deanna Spear 5 years; Jessica Weber 5 years.
Retirees were also recognized. This year three staff members are retiring. April Acton and Barry Reese, middle school instructors, are retiring after 35 years of service to the district. Jane Koele, currently the K-12 media specialist and previously a Reinbeck Elementary instructor, is retiring after 33 years of service to the district.
Years of service: back row: Barry Reese, Darrell Paustian, Karen Bassett, Lyn Purvis and Jennifer Wrage. Front row: Deanna Spear, April Acton, Jessica Weber, Nancy Gardner and Pattie Bailey.