South O'Brien School District

Our mission is to prepare students to be responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Coming together as ONE, we are South O'Brien.



Staff Directory

The South O’Brien Community School District Staff

Click on name to link to the staff member’s web page.

Last Name First Name Position Location Email
Aberson Michelle Math Paullina
Bahrenfuss Tiffany Instructional Coach – Literacy Paullina & Primghar
Bavier Jill First Grade Primghar
Boersma Lois Spanish Paullina
Brasser Karen Sixth Grade Primghar
Brasser Kevin Science Paullina
Brewer Cheryl First Grade Primghar
Carlson La Shara Kindergarten Primghar
Cody Connie Fifth Grade Primghar
Cole Brian 7-12 Instrumental Music Paullina
DeYager Noah Business Paullina
Dreckman Erica JH Resource Room Paullina
Ebel Kelly Title I Instructor Primghar
Faust Kris Language Arts Paullina
Fernstrum John Social Studies Paullina
Fish Abby Math Paullina
Flynn Connie Counselor Paullina
Gloden Ashley Second Grade Primghar
Gloden Jeremiah Student Advocate, PBIS Primghar
Goodchild Brant Physical Education Paullina
Goodchild Brittany Nurse Paullina & Primghar
Hansen Abby Sixth Grade Primghar
Hansen Dirk Resource/Special Ed Paullina
Harms Kyle 7-12 Vocal Music Paullina
Harper Tiffany Third Grade Primghar
Hedberg Lisa Resource/Special Ed Primghar
Helfter Mary Instructional Coach – Technology Paullina & Primghar
Hintz Kimberly ECSE Primghar
Holtkamp Gwen Fifth Grade Primghar
Kinderknecht Jan Media Specialist Paullina & Primghar
Kumm Eric Vocational Agriculture & Ind Arts Paullina
Lenhart Courtney Fourth Grade Primghar
Mattheis Jessica JH Language Arts Paullina
Mews Jill Elementary Art & TAG Primghar
Meyer Rebecca K-6 Music Primghar
Miller John J. Resource/Special Ed SCI Paullina
Miller Rebecca Resource/Special Ed Primghar
Mittelstadt Barbara Transitional Kindergarten Primghar
Negus Kathleen Resource/Special Ed Paullina
Patterson Christi Family & Consumer Science Paullina
Phillips Denise JH Math Paullina
Pingrey Penny JH Language Arts Paullina
Poeckes Kevin JH Science & Social Studies Paullina
Poeckes Kimberly Science Paullina
Puhrmann Lisa Title I Instructor Primghar
Reichle Heath Elementary PE & Computer Applications Primghar
Roberts Zoe Ann Third Grade Primghar
Roskamp Cortney Language Arts Paullina
Stoll Nancy Little Paws Preschool Primghar
Struve Heather Art Paullina
Thomson Mary Kindergarten Primghar
Triplett Katie Second Grade Primghar
Triplett Kristen Resource/Special Ed SCI Primghar
Wassom Emily Fourth Grade Primghar
Yates Kiley Social Studies Paullina

Support Staff

Appeldorn Kristie Para-educator Primghar
Black Clara Bus Driver
Bootsma Cherie Para-educator Paullina
Burmakow Lynn Para-educator Paullina
Cooper Laurie Para-educator Paullina
Devereaux Natalie Para-educator Primghar
Dykstra Sara Para-educator Primghar
Ebel Daryl Custodian Paullina & Primghar
Ebel Lois Central Printing Paullina
Ewoldt Keith Custodian Paullina
Fiddelke Mary Para-educator Primghar
Friedrichsen Cherie Para-educator Primghar
Galles Francis Transportation Director Paullina
Ginger Orville Custodian Paullina
Goosen Christine Cook Paullina
Goosen Diane Para-educator Paullina
Goosen Sandy Cook Primghar
Grothaus Gerda Para-educator Primghar
Harper Shana Para-educator Primghar
Hedinger Kimberly Food Service Director Paullina
Hibbing Jonie Bus Driver
Hofmeyer Randy Custodian Primghar
Hofmeyer Rochelle Elementary Secretary Primghar
Hubers Daiana Para-educator Primghar
Jederberg Shelley Para-educator Paullina
Kruse Terry Bus Driver
Lansink Dee Ann Business Manager Paullina
Mulder Richard Custodian Primghar
Oliver Landy JH/HS Secretary Paullina
Puhrmann LuAnn Para-educator Primghar
Puhrmann Becky Para-educator & Cook Primghar
Rawlings Natalie Literacy Specialist Primghar
Reichle Elisabeth JH/HS Secretary Paullina
Richter Sandra Para-educator Paullina
Richter Sandra Cook Paullina
Rienfeld Dawn Para-educator Paullina
Rohrbaugh Jonna Elementary Secretary Primghar
Rohwer Carol Bus Driver
Rothke Philip Custodian Paullina
Rupert Sharla Supt Secretary & Board Secretary Paullina
Rupert Steve SE Van/Lunch Bus
Schmidt Jane Bus Driver
Sickelka Wendi Para-educator Primghar
Simm Cindy Para-educator Paullina
Simmelink Austin Activity Director & Student Advocate Paullina
Steffens Linda Cook Primghar
Wagner Ellen 4-6 Student Advocate Primghar
Wagner Miriam(Mimi) Para-educator Primghar
Wallinga Louise Custodian Primghar
Weidaman Rick Bus Driver
Wilbur Kristina Library Para-Educator Primghar
Yates Melanie Literacy Specialist Primghar


Bruder Steve JH/HS Principal Paullina
Moore Dan Superintendent Paullina & Primghar
Morran Mike Elementary Principal & Curriculum Director Primghar


Dickmeyer Dennis Dinner Theatre
Fuhrman Mark Head Football Coach, Asst Track
Hale Ryan Assistant Track Coach
Hintz Jonathan Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
Hohbach Garrett Assistant Football Coach
Lichter Andrew 7-12 Cross Country Coach
Matthews Pete Junior High Wrestling Coach
McGill Lindsey Co-Head Speech Coach
Paulsen Adam Assistant Football Coach
Paulsen Julie Head Girls Track Coach
Roberts Jeff Junior High Wrestling Coach
Warnke Elizabeth Cheerleader/Dance Sponsor
Weaver Wade Assistant Football Coach
Wise Austin Assistant Boys Basketball Coach