Staff

Dave Kauk: Administrator, 4-8 Math and Science Teacher
Dave Kauk, a native of Sutton, graduated from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, with a degree in secondary education – math major and physics minor. He taught high school math and science for four years at Lustre Christian High School in Montana. He has taught upper elementary math, science, and music part time for the past twenty-two years at Sutton Christian School.

Ann Kauk: 4-8 Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher
Ann Kauk, a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, graduated from Dordt College with a degree in elementary education, specializing in language arts. Following graduation she taught a grades 1 – 3 combination classroom in Lustre, Montana, for three years. She is beginning her twenty-eighth year of teaching at Sutton Christian School having taught full time and part time all grade levels except kindergarten over the years.

Joan Johnson: 2-3 Grade Teacher
Joan is in her twenty-seventh year of teaching at Sutton Christian. Prior to teaching at SCS, Joan received nine years of teaching experience at other schools. She is originally from the Sutton area and graduated from UNL with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. Joan teaches Math, Bible, History and Reading for 2-3 grade.

Chelsea Kramer: 2-3 Grade Teacher
This is Chelsea’s ninth year teaching at SCS. She is originally from Phoenix, Arizona but moved to Sutton after college. Chelsea attended Dordt College and she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in reading and early childhood. Chelsea teaches Phonics, Spelling, Language, and Science for the 2-3 grade.

Kathy Griess:
K-1 Teacher
Kathy Griess grew up and lived on a dairy farm near Milaca, MN. She went to Dordt College for four years. Kathy has a degree in Elementary Education and an endorsement in special education.

Kayla Roth: Preschool Teacher

Kayla was born and raised in Sutton, NE and she attended SCS as a student for two years. She has been involved in the childcare business for over 20 years. Kayla has worked in a variety of church and state run preschools and daycares as well as in-home childcare. This is Kayla’s second year at SCS and she teaches morning preschool three days a week.

Melissa Reichert: Music Teacher
Melissa was born and raised in Sutton, NE. She even attended SCS as a student in her 7th-8th grade years. Melissa recently graduated from Hastings College with her music education degree with an endorsement in vocal music. She teaches private piano, violin, and voice lessons, but will also begin her 3rd full year of teaching music theory and singing music to all grade levels at SCS.