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Principal, Mr. Ken Gilbert

gilbert_kenI was born in Laconia, New Hampshire where I lived for the first eight years of my life. After that I moved to Oregon and went to a few schools in the Eugene/Springfield area before my family settled in Halsey. I graduated from Central Linn High School in 1989 and decided I was tired of school. I took a few classes at Lane Community College before deciding two years later what I really wanted to do. I went into the field of education and loved it. I transferred to O.S.U where I received by B.S. in Liberal Studies. After that, I went to Willamette University where I received my Masters in Teaching degree. I did my student teaching at Memorial for one year with Bill Kinkley in a 7th grade math class. At the end of the year, I applied for and received a classified position helping out the summer school program. During the program I applied for and received a teaching position with MMS. The first three years here I taught blocks of math and science to eighth graders. For the last six years I taught mainly math to 7th and 8th graders. In 2006 I finished my classes to receive my Administrators Certificate from the University of Oregon.

I have a wife named Tami and two boys named Kyle and Kaleb. I also have an old mutt named T-Bone and a younger one named Missy along with two cats named Rose and Boston. I enjoy spending time with my family riding quads, throwing horseshoes in tournaments, and camping. I’m a Beaver Believer along with rooting for the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, and Miami Dolphins.


Assistant Principal,  Ms. Stevie Drake

Stevie Drake

I am a Pacific Northwesterner through and through. I was born and raised in Washington State, and received my Bachelor’s and Master’s in Teaching through Western Washington University. I decided pretty quickly that, while I definitely wanted to work in education, counseling fit me better than teaching, so when I moved to Oregon almost 15 years ago, I attended Oregon State University (go Beavs!), where I received my Master’s in School Counseling. I’ve worked as a school counselor for a decade, and then I decided to pursue my Administrative Certification through Portland State University. I’ve been lucky to transition from counselor to Dean of Behavior and now to Assistant Principal in my last couple of years at Memorial. I’m very excited for what this new role will bring!

I love spending time with my daughter Ruby; some of our favorite places to go are the beach, out in the woods hiking, or just hanging out reading, which we both love to do. We have an old cat named Tupelo, and we love spending time with our family and friends. I am an unashamed University of Washington football fan, which makes for some fun rivalries with my colleagues and students during football season.


Dean of Students / PEMrs. Traci Beaver    Email


Name: Position: Email:
Elizabeth Anderson Registrar/Counseling Secretary Email
Erin Cordle Clerical Specialist II Email
Krissy Faulkner Special Ed Clerical Specialist II Email
Adriane Hoyer Office Manager Email
Stephanie Moss Clerical Specialist II Email


Name: Position: Email: Website:
Kayla Crossan 6th & 7th Counselor (A-M) Email
Katie Louk 7th (N-Z) & 8th Grade Counselor/ AVID Coordinator Email


Name: Position: Email: Website:
Kayla Adair Math Email
Kiersten Aldrich Math Email
Kara Bartlett Functional Skills Email
Tracy Bates Health Email
Chris Bright Science Email Website
Lorinda Duncanson Resource Email
Lauren Burchfiel Third Quest Reading Intervention Email
RJ Emick Language Arts Email
Julie Epton Science Email
Kayla Hunt Social Communications Email
Brittany Ketter Language Arts Email
Melissa Koenig Resource Email
Mikaila Kummerow Brown Math/ Science/ Wellness / Elective Email
Joseph Meekins Social Studies Email
Michelle Meekins Health/Leadership Email
Susan Miller Technology Email
Kerrie O’Brien Science Email
Liz O’Donnell ELD Email
Stephanie Rabago Math Email
Heather Rogers Wellness/Elective Email
Danielle Saxton Speech Email
Philip Schapker Alternative Education Email
Stuart Schweizer Language Arts/Social Studies Email
Suzanne Smith Language Arts/Social Studies Email
Jason Snider Wellness/Elective Email
Randy Solansky Band/Choir Email
Bryan Wadlow Social Studies Email
Erin Wallace Art Email
Chelsea Yurchenko Resource Email

Classified Staff

Name: Position: Email: Website:
Kathryn Borninski ALT Ed Assistant Email
Peter Cook SEA Email
Hannah Gammon Personal Care Assistant Email
Sean Gargan Transition Specialist Email
Anna Harris SEA Email
Jody Macedo SEA Email
Rod Miner SEA Email
LeAnn Nofziger Personal Care Assistant Email
Kimberlie Lynn Library Email
Keri Ramsey Personal Care Assistant Email
Melissa Rutherford SEA Email
Bridget Truax SEA Email
Aaron Wells SEA Email

Custodial Staff

Name: Position: Email: Website:
Melissa Fullerton Head Custodian Email
Marcus Garrett Custodian
Bob Slowik Custodian

Kitchen Staff

Name: Position: Email: Website:
Debi Bryant Kitchen Manager Email

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