3rd Grade

Kyle Bloom

3rd Grade Teacher

P: (515) 242-8438 | E: kyle.bloom@dmschools.org

Biography

Education:

  • BA: Simpson College: Criminal Justice and Sociology
  • BA: Simpson College: Elementary Education

International Baccalaureate Trainings:

  • Category I: Making the PYP Happen, Category III: Inquiry, Category II: Teaching and Learning

Teaching Experience:

  • 3 years teaching 4th and 5th grade at Willard Elementary School
  • 1 year teaching 5nd grade at Capitol View Elementary School
  • 3 years teaching 4th grade at Walnut Street
  • 3rd grade at Walnut Street since 2017

Family/Hobbies

Outside of school I have a very busy life with high-energy boys- Paxton, Kingston, and Sorensen. We enjoy cooking, spending time outdoors, playing sports, making arts and crafts, and traveling. We have a Standard Poodle named Fergie who is our little sidekick and completes our family!

 

Sarah Munford

1st Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8438 | E: sarah.munford@dmschools.org

Biography

Sarah Munford

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree (Early Childhood Education endorsement in Special Education, Early Childhood PK-2, Social Studies 5-9) from the University of Iowa: 2002

International Baccalaureate Training:Category III: Inquiry and Level 3 Concept Based Learning

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching since 2002, I have been at Walnut Street since 2014.

Family/ Hobbies:

I love spending time with my husband and 2 sons, Alonzo and Xavier.  You will find me several nights a week at many sports activities, as well as hanging out at the YMCA.  I enjoy playing and listening to music, playing board games/puzzles, and decorating my house.