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Good As Good Faculty & Staff - May

Submitted by linda.beck on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:13

Janell Haskell

I love living in the country with my husband and spending time with my family.  I am a grandma to 2 cute boys.

  1. I love to travel and have put my feet in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in the same summer.
  2. I have taken my family whale watching in Alaska.
  3. I love watching children complete a project they have worked hard on or learn a new skill.
  4. I love to read, camp, ride horses, sit on the beach or by the river and just listen to the water. 

 Vickie Beary

  1.  I love to travel.  I have enjoyed the beautiful beaches of Hawaii, the Roman Coliseum and many sights in the U.S. including cliff dwellings in New Mexico
  2. I have 4 sisters and 0 brothers.  That made for lots of fun times growing up.  I always had a best friend.
  3. I have 1 daughter and 2 sons.  I love to go to Texas to visit my daughter and her family and play with my 2 grandsons.  In November a new grandchild will be joining the family.
  4. I’ve recently found out I enjoy going to music concerts.  I went all the way to Nashville, Tennessee to see Kenny Rogers and most recently rocked out with Air Supply
  5. I love to read.  My love for reading started as a young girl.  At night my dad and I read Nancy Drew mystery books together.
  6. I would spend all day in my pajamas if I could and my most favorite place to be in the whole world is my home.

 Sydney Sharp

  1. I love sports! I love to play and watch almost everything
  2. I have played the piano since kindergarten.
  3. I am from North Idaho and I love to go boating and snow skiing.
  4. I love to travel! This past summer I went to France, Switzerland, Monaco, and Italy. 
  5. I love to cook and bake!

 Alece Tomadakas

  1. I love riding my bike - I'd probably ride it to work if it weren't uphill and windy.
  2. New socks and comfy pants are my favorite outfit.
  3. I was a foreign exchange student in Germany for 1 month when I was 16 years old.
  4. The day I was born was a super busy day at the hospital and all of the rooms were full.  My mom gave birth to me out in the hall.
  5. I have the cutest outhouse ever!
  6. I love reading out loud to kids!  My favorite is when it's time to stop reading and they all moan and beg me to keep going.


Nicole Kemble-

  1. I have 3 kids and 4 step kids. 
  2. My favorite place to visit is New York City especially at Christmas time. 
  3. Winter is my favorite season and Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. 
  4. The first time I drove a car I crashed into the front of my grandma's house. 
  5. I taught junior high for three years, but teaching 3 and 4, and 5 year old students is my favorite. 

 Dana Phillips

  1. I have 3 kids
  2. I love to play softball
  3. I love farm work and riding horses
  4. I like going to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas
  5. I have been in 5 different car accidents

 Jean Petersen

  1. I have 6 kids and 24 grand kids
  2. I love to garden
  3. I have lived on a farm all of my life
  4. I love pie
  5. My daughter-in-law is Mrs. Peterson that works at the school 

 Doug Talbot

  1. Loves to ride motorcycles and would love to hit every state in the United States on it.
  2. I love to go hunting and fishing and spending time with family and friends.
  3. I love watching all kinds of sports
  4. My favorite team is San Francisco 49ers
  5. I love working with the staff and students at East Meadows

 Sandy Carpenter

  1. Has 4 kids—2 daughters and 2 sons
  2. Attended BYU for college and is an avid BYU fan
  3. Loves to garden
  4. Loves to work with the students here at East Meadows
  5. Always comes to work with a smile
  6. Her husband is currently in Kuwait with the Air Force.
  7. Loves water aerobics

 Rachelle Orton

  1. I love history and traveling.  I have been to 20 foreign countries and lived in New Zealand when I was a little girl.
  2. While living in New Zealand I learned how to dance all the Polynesian dances, but I am best at dancing with “Poi” balls.  I can twirl four at one time.
  3. I have 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls just like the Brady Bunch, except I don’t have an Alice, which I really wish I did!  I have 1 darling grandson who I love to play with every day!
  4. I love the outdoors, especially biking, hiking and camping.
  5. On rainy days, I love to read and bake.  Baking is one of my favorite things to do!