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Staff Directory

Office Staff

  • Principal, Wendy Newmark
  • Office Manager, Hilda Gonzalez
  • Health Technician, Julie Baez 
  • Office Assistant, Liliana Zavala

Certified Classroom Staff


  • Dual Immersion, Sharon Perry, Room 18
  • Dual Immersion, Gabriela Aispuro, Room 17
  • Dual Immersion, Veronica Chalco, Room 4
  • Dual Immersion, Shane Barkley, Room 1  

First Grade

  • Dual Immersion, Rachel Casarez, Room 3
  • Dual Immersion, Numila Palmer, Room 5
  • Dual Immersion, Elizabeth Lamping, Room 7
  • Dual Immersion, Raquel Luna, Room 2   

Second Grade

  • Dual Immersion, Karla Sierra, Room 13
  • Dual Immersion, Megan Cuenca, Room 9
  • Dual Immersion, Chelsea Barnette, Room 15
  • Dual Immersion, Emily Gillingham, Room 16   

Third Grade

  • Bilingual/Biliteracy, Adriana Chee, Room 14
  • Francine Imada, Room 10
  • Victoria Quirk, Room 11
  • Melissa Halmaghi, Room 12   

Preschool / TK

  • Kathia Bustamante, Room 8
  • Denise Kawamoto, Room 27 

Certified Support Staff

  • SAI Teacher, Jane Llamas, Room 19
  • SAI Teacher, Samantha Moran, Room 20
  • SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) Emily Lundgren, Room 26
  • SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) Daniela Marcus, Room C-1
  • Psychologist, Dr. Carmen Martinez, Room 20
  • Psychologist, Kristina Magana, Room C-1
  • School Nurse, Coralie Blasy, STEAM Academy
  • EL Coach/Intervention Teacher, Sandy Gomez, Room 25
  • Data Coach, Testing Coordinator, Intervention Teacher, Paula Wilson, Room 6     

Classified Staff

  • ESS Leader, Angel Bustos, Room 36/Auditorium
  • ESS Assistant Lead, Beatrice Bailey, Room 36/Auditorium
  • Library Media Technician, Michelle Sharrieff, Library
  • Senior Custodian, Chuck Hicks
  • Night Custodian, Tim Litsheim
  • Child Nutrition (Lead), Myrna Collado, Cafeteria
  • Child Nutrition, Josefina Arcega, Cafeteria
  • Child Nutrition, Maria Nicho, Cafeteria
  • Paraprofessional, SAI, Jeannette Ramos
  • Paraprofessional, SAI, Nina Hernandez
  • Paraprofessional, Pre-school, Ariana Swanson
  • Paraprofessional, Pre-school, Amanda Walker
  • Campus Attendant, Ronda Alglmas
  • Campus Attendant, Cecilia, Garcia
  • Campus Attendant, Franny Jenkins
  • Campus Attendant, Charlene Humphries
  • Campus Attendant, Lynae Rosses-Pompey
  • Campus Attendant, Lucia Sanchez        

Why You'll Love Kempton

  • Serves Students in Preschool to Grade 4
  • Home to a Literacy Program
  • Home to a Dual Immersion Program for Students in Grades K - 3, Seeking to be Bilingual and Bi-literate in English and Spanish
  • Committed to Engaging in Cutting-Edge Literacy Building Practices for our Young Readers

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District News


Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.


Sonic Expressions at Spring Valley Academy

At Spring Valley Academy, the innovative Sonic Expressions music course combines creating music with social skills. As the saying in Sonic Expressions goes, "When words fail, music speaks."


Bancroft Community Health Fair

The leadership team at Bancroft Elementary School organized a Community Health Fair at Open House to bring health and community services to families that included book give aways, dental screenings and informational booths.