See all of the #ThankATeacher submissions from our families

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We received more than 50 #ThankATeacher submissions from our Winhawk family as a way to celebrate our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. The ones that have been submitted as of 4 p.m. Thursday, May 5 are shown below. Others will be added. The cutoff is noon on Friday, so get your submission in now! 

#THANKATEACHER


 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Becca Zimmerman

Ms. Becca is welcoming and individualizes the instruction for her students. I'm thankful that my child is with Becca.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Xou Vang

My children at the middle school want to learn more about art because of Mr. Vang's knowledge of the subject matter.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jennifer Woyczik

Mrs. Woyczik is always so helpful and very caring for everyone. She is always there when you need help or just someone to talk to. - Audrienna

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Cassidy Wade

Ms. Wade represents the education profession beautifully with her high expectations for her learners. My child is a better writer as a result of being a student of Ms. Wade in 7th and 8th grade. Thank you, Ms. Wade.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Betsy Tschumper

Ms. Tschumper truly cares for her learners. My children know that Mrs. Tschumper enjoys being a teacher. Also, she is responsive to parents.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jennifer Snook

I love Miss Snook because she is kind and funny. She helps us with our assignments when we need extra help. I enjoy and understand math more because of her.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for three Jefferson teachers

Sydni has been blessed each year at Jefferson with amazing teachers! She loves school because of them! To know she is thriving and loved there is a great blessing to me as a parent. Teachers rock!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Stacy Dilks

Mrs. Dilks recognizes her students' strengths and struggles and goes above and beyond in any way she can to help them succeed. We are so thankful for you and for all you do each day! — Becky and Carson

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for three WAPS teachers

These teachers always make my day when I see them. They have greatly impacted my life in a positive way. I will never ever forget them and what they have done for me. - Anonymous

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Scott Mlynczak

I wanted to thank you for being my kiddo's rock of support this year. My son thinks you are a kind and very fair person. He looks to you for your level-headed thinking and guidance and in turn tries to model the same qualities in his life. As parents, we thank you. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Lori Rivers

Having such a fun and kind teacher has made the school year be amazing. You have continued to encourage Sophia to grow up and be a teacher by the way you teach and have fun with the kids. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jed Reisetter

Mr. Reisetter is a brilliant teacher and coach. Coach Reisetter teachers his athletes how to be good community & team members. His athletes enjoy spending time together as a team. Thanks coach!

Brenda Nelson

Ms. Brenda's SEL lessons each week help my children at WK learn skills to be better humans. Thank you Ms. Brenda. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Amber Mlynczak

Ms. Mlynczak loves our middle school students and makes the Winona community a better place. My student learns subject matter with Ms. Mlynczak in the classroom each day, then sees her in the community coaching and volunteering in Winona. Thank you Ms. Mlynczak for being a role model for my 8th grade daughter.

A Teacher Appreciation Week Thank you graphic for Michelle Wing

Claire was lucky enough to have Miss Wing as her 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Goodview. Miss Wing has made school so fun and Claire couldn't ask for a better teacher. We are thankful for her.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Molli Kook

Ms. Molli is a teacher in Birth to 3 early intervention, and she has made such a difference in our daughter's life. Her knowledge and care have enabled us to nurture our daughter's skills so she can grow to her full potential. Thank you, Ms. Molli.

A Teacher Appreciation Week Thank you graphic for Emilee Morrison and Shelby Reinert

They've both made such an impact on James this school year; he enjoys coming home and telling us all about the fun memories they made at school that day. But most importantly they have given him the courage to try new things.

Rebecca Livingstone

Rebecca beautifully helps my child improve their communication skills while showing that she cares for each child in her classroom.

A Teacher Appreciation Week Thank you graphic for Matthew Reuter

You are a HERO in and out of the classroom! Thank you for helping me excel in reading, math and being a kind human! Third grade has been extra fun because of you! - Riley Langowski 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Matthew Reuter

Elliana talks about Mr. Reuter all the time, he really makes her want to meet her learning goals and she always wants to do things that she knows will make him proud, both in and outside of school. It's clear he's a master teacher — he just gets her and knows what motivates her. Thank you!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Marjie VanCleave

Mrs. VanCleave's experience as an educator is evident by her collaboration with parents, listening to families, and empathy for others. Mrs. Van Cleave promotes a love for learning in a safe space for all learners. I don't want this school year to end. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Lisa Mullen

Thank you for being there for my son when school logistics and school life can be tricky for new 5th graders. He considers you a safe and trusted adult that he can go to if he ever needs to, and for a parent — that means the world to us. - Kim Bell

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Kyle Martin

Mr. Martin is so kind and a very good teacher. He plays basketball and kickball with our class, he even makes math and spelling very fun. My favorite part of 2nd grade is Popcorn Fridays. Thank you, Mr. Martin! - Alex

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Kristin Rodgers

Mrs. Rodgers is always looking out for her students. She has a big heart for each of her students. We are so thankful for her! - Her team

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Juan Monge

Juan is our only Rios intern this year, and he has been a wonderful addition to our school community as well as our neighborhood community. We are grateful for his presence and positive energy both in and outside of the classroom. - Scoville Family. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week Thank you graphic for Jenna Anderson

Mrs. Anderson has taken on a new role as the elementary science specialist this year. She creates engaging lessons that encourage critical thinking for all of the second through fourth graders of WAPS. The students love Science days!!! - Amanda Indra

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jessica Schmidt

Wyatt has had so much fun in Mrs. Schmidt's class. They do awesome activities, have pet Guinea pigs they can play with, and are always learning something new. Thank you for all that you do!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for McKenzie Hoelmenn and Shelby Reinert

These two go above and beyond every day, to make sure the kids are being their best selves. Thank you for being so amazing! - Evvy and Benson

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for McKenzie Hoelmenn

Thank you Miss Hoelmenn for all you do for your students. Remington has grown so much this year and enjoys you and your class a lot. You rock!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jean Bronk

Mrs. Jean is an amazing preschool teacher. No matter how tough things get, she works hard to make the preschool experience a great one for students and parents and puts her heart into everything she does. She's the best! - Co-workers

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Kelly Allington and Becca Zimmerman

They have gone above and beyond for my kindergartner Nova Leigh. They have stuck with her through all of the struggles she's had this year, and for that, we are grateful. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Scott Halverson

He is the most supportive teacher I have ever met and made math very fun. I miss not having him any more, but we still visit him. - Ben Wisniewski

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Jaime Hanratty

Ms. Hanratty takes time to get to know my first-grade daughter. I'm grateful for the love she shows my child in music class.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Scott Halverson

Mr. Halverson not only taught us about geometry, but he taught us about valuable lessons about compassion, teamwork and friendships. He is always quick with a joke and a great person to just talk to. He truly cares and is interested in his students activities, which makes all the difference. Thank you for all you have done for us! - Honors Geometry Students

A Teacher Appreciation Week Thank you graphic for Scott Halverson

He helped us all become better students and learners with his radiant energy and kindness. - Honors Geometry Students

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Tim Gleason

Band in the middle school is a space that is both welcoming and fun for students. Mr. Gleason's passion for learners is evident in band class and as a coach.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Scott Halverson

Mr. Halverson is the most caring and one of the most impactful teachers I have ever had. I appreciate all of his willingness to understand and his great teaching! - Tanner Benson

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Carley Hofer

Thank you for being so kind and supportive to all your students! Kaitlyn enjoys every minute with you!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Andy Norman

Thank you Mr. Norman for all you have done for Xavier! You have made Xavier's kindergarten year one to always remember! He really enjoys coming to school to see you everyday, and to have fun in your class. We really appreciate you! - Brooke McCoy

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for the ALC staff
I want to thank all of the ALC staff members for being so kind, caring and understanding with our students. As an ALC staff member myself, I get to see this daily; the funny moments when guards are down and we find the same funny things to giggle about with our students or when the staff member stays a bit longer to really make sure the student understands the new concept. I get to see this daily and it inspires me to be a better person myself. I honor you and thank you. - Kim Bell
A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Amanda Indra

We are grateful for Sra. Indra, who has been an advocate for our fourth grader — building his confidence in areas that are more challenging and helping him shine in areas that come natural to him. Sra. Indra pours her heart into her work and makes learning fun. — Scoville Family

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for three teachers

All three of these teachers have been so kind and helpful throughout the school year. Brody is very comfortable with them and loves learning from them! A special thank you for their patience with his picky eating habits!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Carissa Dahl

Sra. Dahl is an amazing teacher and works tirelessly to meet the needs of her students and the challenges of the growing Rios program. She creates engaging and challenging experiences for her students. Gracias a Sra. Dahl!

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Britta Browne

I love Miss Browne because she understands how we all learn different. I think she really does love us like family, too." - Toby Wadewitz

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Brittany Moncrief

Brittany always goes above and beyond for her students. She creates a safe space for students to feel loved and accepted. She also models kindness, compassion and generosity through her many charitable acts and the support she provides. Our family is forever grateful that she has been in our children's lives during this time. - The Slinkmans

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Laura Alvaro and Kailey Kronebusch

Sra. Laura and Srta. Kailey make kindergarten and learning Spanish fun for our daughter in the Rios program. Thank you for being such caring and engaging teachers. - Scoville family

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Byron Gilliland

Mr. Gilliland is a great teacher! Isaac comes home everyday telling us all the fun learning things he does in class. You have created a wonderful environment for the kids to learn and excel in.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Chris Geurink

Mr. G has been an amazing kindergarten teacher. Brody absolutely loves going to school and has grown so much this year. Thank you for all that you do! 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Joseph Cynor

Mr. Cynor's students know that he cares for them. He is an intelligent educator that invites parents/caregivers into his classroom. Thank you for making the middle school a better place for our learners, Mr. Cynor.

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Ryan Berndt

Mr. Berndt is impressive because of his impressive skills in having fun with students in a learning environment. Thank you for your kindness to the students at the middle school. 

A Teacher Appreciation Week thank you graphic for Stacy Dilks

Mrs. Dilks models and teaches her fourth graders how to be kind to other individuals.