DASD welcomed several new staff on Monday, August 23. They began with a two-day new teacher orientation and continue getting ready for the new year with other teachers through August 31. Classes begin for students on Wednesday, September 1. Pictured at left are: Kristie Shirley, EPES art; Rebecca Schneider, DAHS counselor; Jennifer Melum, DAMS 7th grade science; Thomas Ngo, DAMS spanish; Megan Thayer, DAMS CD program; Stephanie Unertl, EPES/HEC Library Media Specialist; Karly Borrud, YES kindergarten; Maggie Brown, DAHS chemistry; Rachel Hollander, DAHS spanish; Holli Reckin, DAHS spanish; Cailyn Kearney, HEC early childhood. Not pictured: Machell Schwarz, DAHS principal; Bill Huebsch, DAMS assistant principal; Maria Vesper, YES 2nd grade; Torey Allen, bilingual educational assistant; Nora Geach, crossing guard; Karen Durst, YES head cook; and Lisa Wendt, DAHS food services assistant.