Resource Department

Mrs. Kelly Grusendorf, ​Director

Q: What is your home town? A: Mountain View, CA (outside of San Francisco)

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Nachos or a good burger

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: Overboard

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Camping and 4-wheeling

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Coffee, chocolate, flowers


Mrs. Heidi Tronstad,​ Speech Language

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Mexican food

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: The Upside

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Reading, travel, and spending time with my family

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Anything chocolate, cherry Pepsi, and picture books


Mrs. Vickie Jones, ​Speech Language Assistant

Q: What is your home town? A: I don’t have a hometown, I was raised as an Air Force Brat, and then spent another 20 years in the AF.

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Pizza, I guess, I mean it has all the food groups, right?

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: The Quiet Man

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Paper crafting, scrapbooking and card making

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: A TPT gift card, or a great book to read


Ms. Tomara Moss, ​Special Ed Teacher

Q: What is your home town? A: New York City, NY

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Macaroni and cheese

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: The Sixth Sense

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Writing motivational speeches

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Anything peanut butter, anything red, an amazing quote


Mrs. Sarah McKeown, ​Special Ed Teacher

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Salad with chicken, cheese, and ranch dressing

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: Notting Hill and the new Disney Aladdin

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Playing with my two children, writing, being active outside

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Pens, coffee, or a Target gift card


Mr. David Robbins, Special Ed Teacher

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Chicken strips and ranch

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Listening to music, cooking, photography, and volunteering

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Hershey’s cookies and cream bar, iced tea, carne asada burrito


Mr. Josh Schwartz, Special Ed Teacher

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Chicken Curry

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: Fox and the Hound

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Soccer and Baseball, and cooking

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Coffee, Coffee, and Coffee


Ms. Melissa Payton, ​ParaProfessional

Q: What is your home town? A: Kailua, HI

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Wo Won Ton Min

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: ?? ( I like too many!)

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Reading and being a goof with my son

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: A trip to Kalama Beach, chocolate


Ms. Myriam Cardenas, ParaProfessional

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: If I could eat one food for the rest of my life it would have to be Chicken Alfredo.

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: The Blind Side

Q: What are your hobbies? A: I enjoy hiking, exercising, and reading true crime books. 

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A:


Mr. Connor Dineen, ParaProfessional

Q: What is your home town? A: Tucson, AZ

Q: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? A: Sushi

Q: What is your favorite movie? A: Interstellar

Q: What are your hobbies? A: Playing video games and reading books.

Q: If you really wanted to make my day, you could surprise me with one of these three things: A: Oreos, tea, Kit Kats.