Meet the dedicated staff of Lifegate Christian School!

Our staff members are passionate about their work and empowering children to have a lasting impact through a holistic approach to education.

Administration

Mrs. Courtney Hunsberger, Middle School Principal

Mrs. Courtney Hunsberger

Superintendent & Middle School Principal

Mrs. Nancy Johns

Elementary Administrator

Ms. Amee Yost

Director of Student Services
Katie Frankl, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Katie Frankl

Director of Operations

Mrs. Kristine Houghton

Event Coordinator
Mrs. Emily Born, Receptionist

Mrs. Emily Born

Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Erin Green

Front Desk Receptionist

Elementary Staff

Ms. Reichwein

Kindergarten + Lead Teacher

Mrs. Songster

Kindergarten

Mrs. Sovine

Kindergarten
Mrs. Wooden, Kindergarten

Mrs. Wooden

Kindergarten

Ms. Gille

First Grade
Miss McGimpsey, First Grade

Miss McGimpsey

First Grade

Mrs. French

First Grade
Mrs. Grutsch, Second Grade

Mrs. Grutsch

Second Grade

Mrs. Ridder

Second Grade

Mrs. Isaac

Second Grade
Miss Lueders, Third Grade

Ms. Lueders

Third Grade

Mrs. Allen

Third Grade

Miss Jones

Third Grade

Mrs. Linder

Fourth Grade
Mrs. Klasna, Fourth Grade

Mrs. Klasna

Fourth Grade
Mrs. Larson, Fifth Grade

Mrs. Larson

Fifth Grade

Mrs. Simons

Fifth Grade

Middle School Staff

Ms. Bauer

History
Mrs. Hoppen, Math

Miss Hoppen

Math

Dr. Mecham

English
Mrs. Staub, Science

Mrs. Staub

Science
Mrs. Vander Vorst, Spanish

Mrs. Vander Vorst

Spanish

Mr. West

Bible

Mrs. Plugge

Lead Teacher

Mrs. Hostetler

Teacher

Mrs. York

Teacher

Specials Staff (K-8)

Mrs. George

Art
Mrs. Hintz, Music

Mrs. Hintz

Music

Mrs. Erickson

Librarian

Mrs. Baum

Physical Education
Mr Hammer

Mr. Hammer

Technology
Mrs. Kreykes, Band

Mrs. Kreykes

Band

Mrs. Hostetler

Elementary Spanish
Mrs. Lemkau, Resource

Mrs. Lemkau

Resource

Mrs. Adams

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Abbott

Paraprofessional

Support Staff

Mr. Christensen

Maintenance

Officer Wheeler

Security Officer
Shelley Regier

Mrs. Regier

Hot Lunch Coordinator

Nurse Cathy

School Nurse

Mrs. Jacobsen

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Kuhns

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Newton

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Sweetman

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Obertance

Paraprofessional
Mrs. Hughes, Centers

Mrs. Hughes

Paraprofessional

Mrs. Krehbiel

Paraprofessional

Miss O’Donnell

BASP Co-Director

Miss Lundgren

BASP Co-Director

LCS School Board / Lifegate Elder Board

Les Beauchamp (’03, ’07, ’28*, ’29*)
Micah Eldridge (’22, ’24, ’25, ’27)
Mike Ballard (’12, ’13, ’14, ’16, ’17)
Eric Gayer (’18, ’21, ’25)
Mike Hintz
Sean Keith ('12, '15, '17, '23)
Brenda Rouse (’08, ’12, ’17)
Connie Bissen
Luis Fortun (’14, ’17)
Andrew Hunt (LCS grad ’01)
Dan Jackson ( ’01, ’03, ’06)
Greg Scaglione (’09, ’10, ’12)
Bill Swartzendruber (’95, ’98, ’18*)
Cameron Thomas ('09, '11, '15, '17)
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(*) Year grandkids graduated/will graduate from LCS

LCS teacher at front desk

Employment Opportunities

Interested in joining the LCS team? If you align with our mission to develop leaders and world changers through a blend of academic and spiritual development, we’d love to meet you! Browse our open positions or send us your information to keep on file as future opportunities become available.