Welcome to Whitehouse Primary School
Mr. Brad Rhodes, Principal
I work with the staff, parents and students of Whitehouse Primary to try to help ensure that each Whitehouse Primary Student is well cared for and receives an excellent education. I oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the building and attempt to do all I can to provide students and staff with an ideal environment for learning. I facilitate communication between parents, community, staff and the Anthony Wayne Central Administrative Office Staff to address and resolve any issues that arise. I also work with all Whitehouse Primary Community Stakeholders to facilitate and communicate the vision and goals for the building's current and future success.
Laura Lochtefeld, Secretary
I work with Mr. Rhodes, Principal at Whitehouse Primary School. Along with assisting Mr. Rhodes, my duties, in part, include answer phone calls, maintain, copy, transfer student records and files, update student database, type correspondence, board reports, update Dynacal and Google calendars for staff and parent websites, daily student attendance and absentee calls, confirm student transportation and buss passes, dismissal notes, maintain inventory, order building and office supplies, purchase orders, deposits, building use calendar, back up school nurse, dispense meds, email parents and maintain email address data, mailings, visitor and substitute sign in, distribute mail, assist students.
Melinda Noward, Secretary
My responsibilities include maintaining the student database information/ files and updating as needed with new students and withdrawals. Some of my other responsibilities include handling school fees, keeping the kiosk updated with current activities, preparing letters and files for Kindergarten Screening, updating class lists, and preparing grade cards, labels, attendance letters, and various other documents as necessary. I also greet and assist students, parents, visitors and volunteers on the phone and in-person. Beyond this, I help the administration, Mr. Rhodes, and teachers with various office tasks.
Michelle Dammeier, Dean of Students
As the Dean of Students, I work closely with the students, parents, and staff. I help to promote and enforce our student expectations: be respectful, be responsible and be safe. I also work collaboratively with teachers in the building to create and implement technology lessons. This year I am teaching an accelerated math class to a small group of fourth grade students. I enjoy that I get to work with all of the students and staff in the building daily.
Kate Bailin, School Counselor
I am a Licensed School Counselor who provides social-emotional education, prevention, and intervention services to help students achieve academic success. I collaborate with parents, staff members, and the community to create a safe and caring school climate that supports all students. Throughout the school year, I work with students individually, in small groups, and in K-4 classroom lessons. Common areas of focus include: feeling identification, social skills, conflict resolution, coping skills, stress management, academic and behavior support, anger management, career awareness, family stressors and changes, and parenting guidance. If you have any questions or concerns about your child, please contact me by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (419-877-0543).
Miss Bailin’s School Counselor Resource Website: www.missbailin.weebly.com
Laura Soeder, Nurse
As the School Nurse, it is my obligation to plan and implement a comprehensive health service program to benefit the students and staff to achieve the maximum benefit from our educational program. I obtain and manage all student medical health records and immunization records. I perform all health related screenings as mandated by the Ohio Department of Health. I collaborate with students and staff to identify ongoing/ emerging health needs and communicate necessary information as needed. I collaborate with individual students, parents/guardians, other medical professionals and staff to ensure quality care especially for those students with chronic medical conditions. I act as a liaison between parents/guardians and the staff as well as the community. I dispense necessary medications to students as authorized by a parent/ guardian or health care professional. I am responsible for training district appointed staff members in medical administration. I am responsible for daily assessment and treatment of students. I ensure confidentiality at all times. I enforce the AW School district policies. I also adhere to the State of Ohio Board of Nursing and the Ohio Department of Education licensure requirements.