The 2019-20 school year began with many changes and challenges. One of those big changes is our new Principal Mrs. Kelly Nash. But what do we know about Mrs. Nash? Some of our BG students had great questions for her; let's find out what she had to say!
Mrs. Scheppele's class
What is your favorite place to go on vacation? A cruise! It’s fun to go on a really big ship!
Do you know everything that a principal does? I sure try to know everything but when I have a question I always ask someone who might know.
What is the best job you ever had? Being a teacher was the very best job in the whole world.
What is your favorite day of the week? Friday
What is your favorite book? the Bible
Ms. Christiansen's class
What kind of candy do you like? Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
What kind of food do you like? Mexican food is my favorite
What do you like to do in your free time? Read and spend time with my family
What animals do you have? I have a dog, cats, and a cockatoo named Henry
When is your birthday? November 19
Are you happy being our principal? Do you like Butcher Greene? I am very happy being the Butcher-Greene principal. I LOVE our school!
Mrs. Debose's class
Where are you from? (what schools) I was born and raised in Kansas City. I graduated from Van Horn High School and then went to the University of Central Missouri and University of Kansas
Can we get "Bear Paws" & compliments from you? Sure can!
Where do you live? I live in Independence
What is your favorite color? Red
What is your favorite season? I love SNOW but fall is my favorite season of all.
Ms. Smith's class
Do you know Ms. Judon? I sure do!
What kind of sport do you like? Football is pretty awesome
How many schools have you worked at? I taught third and fourth grade at Fleetridge Elementary in the Raytown School District, then third and fourth grade at Raymore Elementary in the Raymore-Peculiar School District. I was also an assistant principal at Raymore Elementary and then principal at Creekmoor Elementary at Ray-Pec.
Who is your favorite singer? Chris Tomlin
What’s your favorite school subject? Reading
What is your favorite kind of movie? Comedy!
Ms. Laney's class
Why did you want to become our principal? I had worked with BG and Grandview as a consultant before so I was able to get to know the school. As I learned about the teachers, students, and families, I realized I felt at home with them and couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. :)
How many years did you teach, and what grade? I taught third grade for seven years and fourth for two years
What was the elementary school you went to like? My elementary was called Pitcher Elementary and I loved it. The floors were wooden and kind of creaky and the windows were really long and tall. We didn’t have air conditioning so our windows were open a lot. I loved when it was time to read quietly and I could hear the birds singing outside our windows.
Is this your first job as a principal? This is my second job as a principal. My first was at Creekmoor Elementary School in the Raymore-Peculiar School District.
Mr. Hernandez's class
Have you ever had Chipotle? If you haven't it's fire! Chipotle is AWESOME!!
Where was the first school you worked at? Fleetridge Elementary was my very first school and I loved it with all of my heart!
Who is your favorite teacher at BG? It should be Mr. Hernandez cause he is awesome! That’s a really hard question! Mr. Hernandez most definitely rocks! I have a special character trait...I find something about every single person that makes them a favorite to me. 44 grown ups work at Butcher-Greene so I have 44 favorite grown ups at school!
Do you have any siblings? I have one sister. Her name is Terry.
Are you married? Sure am! My husband’s name is Dave.
Do you have any kids? I have four bonus kids and three of them are married so I have: Andrea & Rob, Tammy & Ryan, Katrina & Jon, and Ryan. Between all of them, I have NINE grandkids: Kyle, Landon, Logan, Noah, Eli, Emilie, Alyssa, Easton, Addi