New Faculty at DCHS

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

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Angela Bieghler (Guidance counselor)

What previous schools have you taught at?

 

“I’ve taught at Rensselaer, Frontier, and Kouts for 25 years in total.”

 

What is the main reason you decided to work in a school?

 

“I was heavily influenced by educators such as Mr. Burpo when I was in school.”

 

What is a fun/unknown fact about you?

 

“I am a huge football fan and it is on my bucket list to run the chains someday at a football game.”

 

Do you have a favorite quote, and if so what is it?

 

“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its entire life believing that it is stupid.”

 

Karli Beamer (Treasurer)

What is the main reason you decided to teach/work in a school?

 

“The main reason I came to the high school was for a new challenge.”

 

What is a fun/unknown fact about you?

 

“I own and operate Center Stage Dance Academy here in Delphi. We are starting our 9th dance season in September.”

 

Do you have a favorite quote, and if so what is it?

 

“People will throw stones at you. Don’t throw them back. Collect them and build an empire.”

 

What do you hope students take away from your class/interactions with them?

 

“I am always here to help! Even if you just need someone to listen to you; stop by.”

 

Olivia Netzley (English teacher)

Where are you from?

 

“I am from Warsaw, Indiana, but I have been living in West Lafayette for four years!”

 

What is a fun/unknown fact about you?

 

“I accidentally minored in Creative Writing! I was having fun taking the workshops, and my adviser pointed out that I was close to having all the requirements. Who knows, maybe I’ll try to publish something!”

 

What is the main reason you decided to teach?

 

“I have four younger siblings, and I always loved encouraging them to write their own stories or read books that I liked.”

 

What do you like to do in your free time?

 

“I love camping, hiking, and cooking, although I’m not terribly gifted at the last one.”

 

Ashlyn Jones (Math teacher)

How many years have you taught?

 

“This is my first year teaching!”

 

Do you have a favorite quote, and if so what is it?

 

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” -Albert Einstein

 

What do you hope students take away from your class?

 

“I hope students find something they enjoy about math. I hope students learn that mistakes can mean growth and that they take these mistakes to learn from them. My main goal is to show students the real world application of what we are learning though.”

 

What is the main reason you decided to teach?

 

“I originally did not know I wanted to teach but then after a year in college for a different major I realized I missed math and that I loved helping people understand things better. Watching someone struggle through something and then when it finally clicks is my favorite thing to see happen!”

 

Jay Schimmel (Law enforcement teacher)

Where are you from?

 

“I’m a Carroll County kid, as I grew up in Burlington. I have lived in Delphi for the past 16 years.”

 

What is a fun/unknown fact about you?

 

“I was officially retired from the Carroll County Sheriff’s for less than a week before starting my new position with the school.”

 

Do you have a favorite quote, and if so what is it?

 

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” -Pele

 

What do you hope students take away from your class/interactions with them?

 

“That law enforcement can be a long and fulfilling career.”