Megan Hunter

Principal

Mrs. Hunter

Birthday: June 15th
Hobbies: Reading, running, being outside
Class Color or Theme: Turquoise
Favorite Color: I love them all!
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illini
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Barnes and Noble, Yellow and Co
Favorite Places to Eat: Panera, Yo Yos
Favorite Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Coffee
Starbucks Order: Latte with oat milk
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: Limited dairy
Favorite Children’s Author: Chris Van Allsburg
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Share about their children


Ted Martin

Assistant Principal

Mr. Martin

Introduction: This is my third year as assistant principal at Lincoln Trail. Looking forward to a fantastic year.
Birthday: June 26th
Hobbies: Reading, Going to the movies, Spending time with my fiancé, Rachel, and our dog Maggie.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: Chicago Cubs & Notre Dame
Favorite Places to Shop: Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Blaze Pizza
Favorite Snack: Skinny Pop
Favorite Soda or Drink: Sprite Zero
Starbucks Order: Iced Almond Milk Latte
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: Wheat/Gluten & Dairy
Favorite Children’s Author: Mo Willems


Support Staff

Mindy Anderson

Paraprofessional

Birthday: February 16th
Hobbies: Crochet
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Places to Shop: Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, TJ Maxx
Favorite Places to Eat: Monicals, Seven Saints
Favorite Snack: Smarties, watermelon
Favorite Soda or Drink: Root beer
Starbucks Order: No coffee/caffeinated beverages


Mindy Arndt

Support Services Aide

Introduction: This is my 2nd year at Lincoln Trail but I have worked with students for several years.
Birthday: February 12th
Hobbies: Sports, love to read
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Places to Eat: Los, Dos, Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Snack: Anything Salty
Favorite Soda or Drink: Cherry Coke
Starbucks Order: Strawberry Lemonade


Charmaine Baldazzi

Paraprofessional

Introduction:
Birthday: April 28th
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Soda or Drink: Coca Cola


Mrs. Bollman

Dianne Bollmann

Interventionist

Introduction: I LOVE working with LT students and getting to know them and their families. Outside of school, I am a wife and a mother of 24 year old twins. I love spending time with my family.
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Birthday: January 12th
Hobbies: reading, walking/exercising, going out to eat, spending time with family
Favorite Color: any shade of green
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illinois
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby, Loft
Favorite Places to Eat: Blaze, Los Zarapes
Favorite Snack: Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop- sweet and salty kettle corn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Diet Coke, Diet Mountain Dew
Starbucks Order: skinny latte with almond milk
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Beverly Cleary & Judy Blume because those are the books I grew up with.
For my classroom, I’m looking for: See Amazon Wish List
It means the most to me when the parents of my students:
Other things to share: I am looking forward to another school year, making connections with new students and continuing relationships with past students.


Sara Collman

Paraprofessional

Birthday: April 16th
Hobbies: walking, reading, family, dinner with friends, decorating, cleaning/organizing
Favorite Color: Love them all!
Favorite Places to Shop: Home Goods, Hobby Lobby, Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Any
Favorite Snack: Salty Sweet
Favorite Soda or Drink: white chocolate mocha
Starbucks Order: white chocolate mocha or flat white
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Richard Scarry


Amanda Grammer

4th Grade Paraprofessional

Introduction: I am studying Early Childhood Education through Grand Canyon University, currently enjoy working as a paraprofessional with Lincoln Trail. I have a 13 year old son.
Birthday: July 30th
Hobbies: Attending my sons sporting events, redoing old furniture
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illinois basketball
Favorite Places to Shop: Dicks/Field Stream
Favorite Places to Eat: Filppos Pizza
Favorite Snack: Hummus/pita chips
Favorite Soda or Drink: Water/lemon
Starbucks Order: Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte, Chia Tea Latte
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions:
Favorite Children’s Author: Roald Dahl


Mrs. Graves

Abby Graves

COMPASS Teacher

Introduction: This is my 4th year as the LT COMPASS teacher & I have loved every second of it!
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Birthday: May 3rd
Hobbies: Organizing and teaching
Class Color or Theme: Neutrals
Favorite Color: Army Green
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illini or Packers
Favorite Places to Shop: Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Whisk
Favorite Snack: Beef jerky
Favorite Soda or Drink: Iced Tea
Starbucks Order: Iced caramel macchiato
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Any and all
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Organizational tools
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Tissues
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Support their kids and our goals as a team


Mrs. Isberg

Jennifer Isberg

Speech-Language Pathologist

Introduction: Hi! I am Jen, the new SLP at Lincoln Trail Elementary! I am a former deaf educator, just completed my masters in speech-language pathology at U of I, and am so excited to work at LT!
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Birthday: June 7th
Hobbies: Spending time with my family & dog, being outdoors, biking, seeing live music & crafting
Class Color or Theme: Teal and rainbow colors
Favorite Color: teal, yellow
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illini
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Art Mart
Favorite Places to Eat: Fiesta Cafe, Manzella’s, Jimmy Johns
Favorite Snack: Popcorn, chips
Favorite Soda or Drink: Iced Coffee
Starbucks Order: cold brew (cream and sugar), or flat white with soy milk
Favorite Children’s Author: Roald Dahl
For my classroom, I’m looking for: small prizes for prize box, chapter books, stickers
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: reach out, communicate, show appreciation


Mrs. Kneller

Melissa Kneller

Interventionist

Birthday: June 9th
Hobbies: reading, thrifting, gardening, embroidery
Favorite Color: Shades of Green
Favorite College or Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Places to Shop: Thrift stores! Salt ‘n Light & Goodwill
Favorite Places to Eat: Any Mexican
Favorite Snack: Spice Sweet Chili Doritos
Favorite Soda or Drink: Diet Pepsi
Starbucks Order: Cafe Mocha
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Raina Telgemier
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: mugs
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: have lots of books at home!


Mrs. Lagacy

Vickie Lagacy

Interventionist

Introduction: This is my 25th year of teaching and I’m excited to meet my new group of students.
Birthday: August 24th
Hobbies: Planting flowers, reading, traveling
Favorite College or Sports Team: Illinois State University
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Hobby Lobby
Favorite Places to Eat: Whisk, Jimmy Johns
Favorite Snack: Chex Mix
Starbucks Order: Pink Drink
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Patricia Polacco


Stacie Livengood

Paraprofessional

Introduction: This is my 4th year at Lincoln Trail. I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and being a grandma to my adorable granddaughter, Scarlett
Birthday: March 22nd
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, reading
Class Color or Theme: Black and White
Favorite Color: Purple and pink
Favorite College or Sports Team: Da Bears
Favorite Places to Shop: Walmart, Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Red Lobster, Texas Roadhouse, Jimmy John’s
Favorite Snack: Chex Mis
Favorite Soda or Drink: Iced Tea
Starbucks Order: I don’t do Starbucks
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Roald Dahl
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Crayons, markers, colored pencils, pencils
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Cups, mugs
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: reach out


Mrs. McIntosh

Melissa McIntosh

COMPASS Teaching Assistant

Introduction: This is my 4th year as a paraprofessional and my first full year in the district.
Birthday: September 7th
Hobbies: Arts and crafts / drum corps
Class Color or Theme:
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Places to Shop: Amazon
Favorite Places to Eat: Jimmy John’s
Favorite Snack: Chocolate/nuts
Favorite Soda or Drink: Sprite
Starbucks Order: Frozen and caramel (not familiar with the menu)
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Frog and toad
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Patience
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Are interested in their child’s school day


Kirk Nelson

Custodian

Introduction:
Birthday: September 26th
Class Color or Theme:
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Places to Shop: Menards
Favorite Places to Eat: Los Zarapes
Favorite Snack: Reese’s
Favorite Soda or Drink: Unsweetened tea
Starbucks Order: Strong black coffee
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None


Cathy Phillips

COMPASS Paraprofessional

Introduction:
Birthday: September 20th
Hobbies: Reading and watching tv
Favorite Color: Blue/green
Favorite Places to Eat: Any
Favorite Snack: Chocolate
Favorite Soda or Drink: Pepsi
Starbucks Order: Vanilla Latte
Favorite Children’s Author: Dr. Seuss


Mrs. Pratt

Lauren Pratt

Behavior Coach

Introduction: I’m a Mahomet native and I’m still proud to call myself a BULLDOG! I work with staff, parents/guardians, and students across district to create student support plans.
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Birthday: December 6th
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking from scratch, and traveling
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite College or Sports Team: Bears and Cubs
Favorite Places to Shop: Amazon, Ulta
Favorite Places to Eat: Whisk, Los Zarapes
Favorite Snack: Chips and salsa from Los Zarapes
Favorite Soda or Drink: Diet Dr. Pepper
Starbucks Order: Hot white chocolate mocha with skim milk
Favorite Children’s Author: Mercer Mayer


Ms. Rogers

Lacey Rogers

5th Grade Paraprofessional

Introduction: I have lived in Mahomet for 11 years. I have 3 kids who attend school in the district.
Birthday: April 22nd
Hobbies: I love to hike and be outside. You can usually find me spending time with my kids and dogs.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Places to Shop: TJ Maxx, Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Los Zarapes, Panera
Favorite Snack: Kettle Corn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Plain sparkling water
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Roald Dahl


Oakland Saba

Educational Office Personnel

Birthday: May 2nd
Hobbies: Running, painting
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, Home Goods
Favorite Places to Eat: Breaking Taco
Favorite Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Water
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None


Mrs. Schickedanz

Jennifer Schickedanz

Special Education

Introduction: I have taught at LT for going on 25 years! My family lives in Mahomet, Lance and I have a daughter at the high school, one in college, and 2 dogs.
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Birthday: July 8th
Hobbies: Reading, walking my dogs, card games
Favorite Color: Purple and blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: Cubs
Favorite Places to Shop: Target
Favorite Places to Eat: Seven Saints
Favorite Snack: Pretzels
Favorite Soda or Drink: Tea or Diet Coke
Starbucks Order: Vanilla latte
Favorite Children’s Author: How to pick?! Mo Willems, Dr. Seuss, Robert Munsch
For my classroom, I’m looking for: Fidgets, markers
It means the most to me when the parents of my students: Understand we love the students and are trying our best


Miss Scott

Stephanie Scott

5th Grade Paraprofessional

Introduction: My name is Stephanie Scott and I moved to Illinois a year and a half ago from Michigan, where I was a paraprofessional for 6 years. This is my second year at Lincoln Trail and I’m looking forward to a wonderful school year!
Birthday: August 27th
Hobbies: Cooking, Traveling
Class Color or Theme: Black and White
Favorite Color: Mint Green
Favorite Places to Shop: Bath and Body Works
Favorite Places to Eat: Olive Garden
Favorite Snack: Apples with peanut butter and dark chocolate chips
Favorite Soda or Drink: Dr. Pepper
Starbucks Order: Pink Drink
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Favorite Children’s Author: Eric Carle


Stephanie Sims

Library Assistant

Birthday: June 11th
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, cooking, walking
Favorite College or Sports Team: Notre Dame
Favorite Places to Shop: Target, TJ Maxx
Favorite Places to Eat: Biaggis, Ko-Fusion, Jimmy John’s Breaking Taco
Favorite Snack: Cheez-Its
Favorite Soda or Drink: Coke Zero, Carmel Macchiato
Starbucks Order: Iced Carmel Macciato
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions:


Missy Smith

Paraprofessional

Introduction:
Birthday: December 26th
Hobbies: Gardening, reading, walking, working on projects
Favorite Color: Turquoise blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys, Fighting Illini
Favorite Places to Shop: Home Goods, Kohls
Favorite Places to Eat: Los Zarapes, Monicals, Red Lobster, Olive Garden
Favorite Snack: Funyons, Sour Cream and Onion chips, popcorn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Sweet tea from McDonalds or McAlisters
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None
Thank you, but I don’t need anymore: Cups, tumblers


Kiara Thompson

Health EOP

Introduction:
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Birthday: July 26th
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite College or Sports Team: STL Cardinals
Favorite Places to Shop: Shein, Tjmaxx, Amazon
Favorite Places to Eat: Watson’s, Las Palmas
Favorite Soda or Drink: Starbucks drink, coffee or water
Starbucks Order: mocha cookie crumble, 1 shot espresso
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None


Christine Uken

3rd Grade Paraprofessional

Introduction: I love all things fall related — back-to-school, football, pumpkins, leaves, firepits, cool crisp air. Let’s go Bulldogs!
Birthday: June 7th
Hobbies: Reading, strength training
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite College or Sports Team: University of Sioux Falls (my son is playing football there)
Favorite Places to Shop: Amazon
Favorite Places to Eat: Monical’s, Filippo’s, Olive Garden
Favorite Snack: Popcorn
Favorite Soda or Drink: Diet Coke
Food Allergies/Dietary Restrictions: None