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Stacy Reynolds   

Education:  Purdue University
Hobbies:  gardening, reading, shopping, hanging out with my family and friends
Classes Taught:  Kindergarten
Favorite Movie:  The Wedding Date
Favorite Singer or Group:  I am a fan of most music
Favorite Book:  Anything written by James Patterson or Nicholas Sparks
Favorite Food:  Tacos, Chocolate, Fish and any fresh fruit or vegetables...but not together :)
Favorite Sport:  Basketball
Family:  I am married to James Reynolds. We have one daughter, Azlee. We also have one dog, Joey.

Angie Schriner    

Education:  Indiana State University
Hobbies:  Reading
Classes Taught:  Title I Reading Teacher K-2
Family:  I am married to Jon Schriner. We have two daughters. Jenna and Leah
Favorite Movie:  Mystic Pizza
Favorite Singer or Group:  Eagles/Kenny Chesney
Favorite Book:  The Lovely Bones
Favorite Food:  Pizza
Favorite Sport:  Baseball


Beth Turnpaugh    

Education:  BS - Friends University, Teacher Certification - St. Joseph College, MS - Purdue University
Hobbies:  Reading, Baking, Gardening
Classes Taught:  5th Grade
Favorite Movie :  Sound of Music
Favorite Singer:  Sandi Patti
Favorite Book:  Where the Red Fern Grows
Favorite Food:  Shrimp
Favorite Sport:  Basketball
Family:  Wayne, Faith & Josh


Casey Hall   
Elementary Principal

Education:  Bachelor's Degree from Saint Joseph's College In Elementary Education; Master's Degree in Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University
Hobbies:  Being around family and friends, officiating high school sports, watching sports (especially my Cardinals, Packers, and Lakers), attending sporting events, attending concerts, and listening to music
Extra-Curricular:  Officiating
Favorite Movie:  Hoosiers
Favorite Singer:  Dave Matthews Band (DMB)
Favorite Book:  The Giving Tree
Favorite Food:  Pizza
Favorite Sport:  Too hard to pick between basketball, baseball, and football
Family:  My family and friends mean the world to me.  I have a passion for children and children's learning. I enjoy reading and learning about what I can do to help better a child's education. I am excited to be here at South Newton and look forward to a fantastic school year!

Narron Sloan    

Education:   Indiana State University B.S. P.E.
Hobbies:   Camping, running/trail races, photography, anything outdoors
Extra-Curricular:   S.N.E. Running Club
Classes Taught:   Elementary P.E.
Favorite Movie:   Without Limits
Favorite Singer or Group:   NeedtoBreathe, Back Door Slam, David Crowder Band, Sanctus Real, Switchfoot, Cory Asbury
Favorite Food:   Pizza
Favorite Sport: XC, Track, football

Kayla Doyle   


Janice Skinner    

Education:   Indiana University BS in Education
Hobbies:  Gardening
Classes Taught:  1st Grade
Family:   I have three children. Their names are Mallory, Gabriel, and Alonzo. I am married to Eric Skinner.
Favorite Movie:  Heart and Souls
Favorite Singer or Group:  Leann Womack
Favorite Book:   Any Jane Austen
Favorite Food:  Baked Potatoes
Favorite Sport:  Basketball


Mario DiRuzza   

Education:  Saint Joseph's College  - Elementary Ed. / Early Childhood
Hobbies:  Fishing/Hunting, Grilling, Working outside, Waterskiing, Playing with my daughter Sophie, Notre Dame Football
Classes Taught:  5th Grade Science and Social Studies
Extra Curricular:  MS Football, Head Varsity Track Coach
Favorite Movie:  The Burbs'  /  Field of Dreams
Favorite Singer or Group:  ACDC
Favorite Book:  Anything about WWII or Vietnam
Favorite Food:  Grandma's Italian Meatballs with Grandma's Italian Bread
Favorite Sport:  Baseball
Family:  I have a wife Blair, a daughter Sophie, a son Gavin


Cory Groover   

Education:  Indiana State University - Bachelor of Science Degree & Olivet Nazareen University - Masters of Education
Hobbies:  Gardening, horseback riding, walking
Extra-Curricular:  Science Bowl Team Coach
Classes Taught:  4th Grade
Favorite Movie:  It's a Wonderful Life
Favorite Book:  The Hunger Games
Favorite Food:  Smothered BBQ Chicken
Favorite Sport:  Basketball
Comments:   I love teaching 4th grade. This age group is beginning the next stage of growing up. Students start to become more independent and deeper thinkers. Being a mom has been one of the best journeys of my life. You get to teach and learn so many things being a parent.


Dana Leonard    

Education:  BS - Ball State University
Hobbies:  I enjoy scrap booking, spending time with my family.
Classes Taught:  Second & Third grades
Favorite Movie:  Remember the Titans
Favorite Singer or Group:  All types of music
Favorite Book:  The Glass Castle
Favorite Food:  Pizza
Family:  Daughter Morgan and Husband Jeff


Donna Garing    

Education:  Bachelors of Science - University of Southern Indiana Reading Recovery license - Purdue University
Hobbies:   Reading, Listening to music, Surfing the internet
Classes Taught:  Reading Recovery and Remedial Reading
Favorite Movie:  An Officer and a Gentleman
Favorite Singer:  Any Classic Rock
Favorite Sport:  Basketball
Family:  Husband, Jason & Daughter Elizabeth


Blair DiRuzza   

Education:  Indiana State University, BS in Elementary Ed
Hobbies:  spending time with family & friends, shopping, reading & Pinterest
Extra Curricular:  Elementary Battle of the Books
Classes Taught:  Title I Reading, SNSI
Favorite Movie:  Sweet Home Alabama
Favorite Book:  Nicholas Sparks is my favorite author
Favorite Food:  buffalo wings & anything with chocolate
Family:  Husband Mario, Daughter Sophie, Son Gavin.

Don Hall    

Wayne Turnpaugh   

James Diedam   

Hobbies:  Watching TV
Position:  Elementary Head Custodian
Favorite Movie:  Any Western
Favorite Singer or Group:  Supertramp
Favorite Book:  Grit
Favorite Food:  Tuna Casserole
Favorite Sport:  Football
Family:  Brittany, Taylor, Jaimie

Kim Carter   

Position:  Bus Driver

Heidi Cobleigh   

Position:  Bus Driver

Office of Administration
Todd Rudnick - Supt.
13232 S. 50 E.
Kentland, Indiana 47951
Phone: 219-474-5184
Fax: 219-474-6966

Elementary Address
Casey Hall - Principal
13188 South 50 East
Kentland, IN
Phone: 219-474-5167
Phone: 888-763-9866
Fax 219-474-3621

Middle School Address
Tansey Mulligan - Principal
13100 South 50 East
Kentland, IN
Phone: 219-474-5167
Phone: 888-763-9866
Fax 219-474-3624

High School Address
Charles Huckstep - Principal
Jeff Taylor - Tech Director
Chris Bell - Athletic Director & Transportation
13102 South 50 East
Kentland, IN
Phone: 219-474-5167
Phone: 888-763-9866
Fax 219-474-6592

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