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Armistead, Samantha - Reading Specialist

Birthday: December 23rd


Colors: Blue & purple


Sports Teams: Chiefs


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Soy milk latte


Snacks: Popcorners chips


Sweet Treats & Candy: Reese's


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Panera & BibiBop


Sit Down Restaurant(s): Jose Peppers


Nail Salon/Spa: Signature Nail Salon


Stores/Places to Shop: Target


Hobbies: Yoga & reading


I have too many: Mugs


Claybrook, Ann - Occupational Therapist

Birthday: October 16th


Colors: Purple


Sports Teams: K-State & Chiefs


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Skinny caramel latte


Snacks: Kettle corn & almonds


Sweet Treats & Candy: Twix, Sour Gummies, 100 Grand


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Panera & Cava


Sit Down Restaurant(s): Red Door Grill & Cactus Grill


Stores/Places to Shop: Target & Amazon


Hobbies: Exercise, biking, running, being outdoors


Gessley, Jennifer - Reading Specialist

Birthday: June 9th


Colors: Blue


Sports Teams: KU, TCU, Sporting, KC Current, 


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Iced tea, London Fog


Snacks: Chips


Sweet Treats & Candy: Just about anything!


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Freddy's, Unforked, McLain's, Grimaldi's


Sit Down Restaurant(s): YaYa's, Fortune Wok, Pad Thai


Nail Salon/Spa: Any


Stores/Places to Shop: Target, Barnes & Noble, JoAnn's


Hobbies: Reading, knitting/crocheting, hiking


I have too many: Mugs, candles, lotions


Additional Information: Nothing scented, please.


How can parents help you the most? Donate prize box prizes or fun reading and writing materials.


Harsch, Emily - Counselor

Birthday: April 26th


Colors: Pink, orange, purple


Sports Teams: K-State, Chiefs, Royals, Current, Sporting


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Chai Tea Latte with Soy Milk, Cherry Coke, Lime-aid


Snacks: Trail mix, fruit snacks


Sweet Treats & Candy: Purple Skittles, Milk Duds, 100 Grand


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Chipotle, Chick Fila


Sit Down Restaurant(s): Il Centro, Waldo Thai


Nail Salon/Spa: Nail Envogue


Stores/Places to Shop: Target, Madewell, Amazon, Evereve


Hobbies: Reading, traveling, playing soccer


I have too many: Coffee mugs, water bottles, candles


Other Favorites: Anything sweet! I'm having my first baby this year!


How can parents help you the most? Don't be afraid to reach out and ask!


Mcbee, Taylor - Resource Teacher

Birthday: June 25th


Colors: Any light beige or grays (anything in that color palette)


Sports Teams: KU, Chiefs, Royals, Denver Nuggets


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Pepsi, Arnold Palmers, Cherry Limeades


Snacks: Dots pretzels, cashews


Sweet Treats & Candy: Hi chews, Twizzlers, dark chocolate


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Chipotle, Raising Canes


Sit Down Restaurant(s): Olive Garden


Nail Salon/Spa: Any


Stores/Places to Shop: Amazon, Target, TJ Maxx, Bath and Body Works


Hobbies: Reading, spending time outside, sports, music


How can parents help you the most? We are always looking for more resources (my amazon wish list is very helpful)!


minkoff, Dawn - Gifted education specialist

Birthday: October, 28th


Colors: Purple


Sports Teams: New Orleans Saints


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Coke Zero, salted caramel mocha


Snacks: Pop Secret homestyle popcorn


Sweet Treats & Candy: None


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Cava, Chipotle


Sit Down Restaurant(s): Pad Thai, Kyoto


Nail Salon/Spa: B&P Nails, behind Price Chopper at Mission and 133rd


Stores/Places to Shop: Target & Amazon


I have too many: Coffee mugs & cups


How can parents help you the most? Replenish my AA and AAA batteries and Frixion erasable stick pens :)


Nutt, Melissa - Speech Language pathologist

Birthday: January 20th


Colors: Yellow


Sports Teams: Iowa Hawkeyes, KC Chiefs, Chicago Cubs


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Dr. Pepper, Caramel Macchiato (iced or hot), Spindrift, Anything citrus-y


Snacks: Cheez Its (my favorite is the Extra Toasty)


Sweet Treats & Candy: Reese's (white chocolate is my favorite), sour candy


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Chipotle, Qdoba, Freddy's, Five Guys - and lots more!


Sit Down Restaurant(s): I love so many - I am newer to the area and haven't been able to try much yet.


Nail Salon/Spa: I haven't been to one here yet!


Stores/Places to Shop: Target, Amazon, Home Goods, Scheels


I have too many: Coffee mugs


How can parents help you the most? Be communicative and supportive!


Ortiz, Denise - School Psychologist

Birthday: September 27th


Colors: Periwinkle


Sports Teams: Texas A&M, KC Current, Sporting KC


Beverages & Coffee Shop Order: Chai tea, iced tea, lemonade


Sweet Treats & Candy: Wiley Wallaby licorice


Carry Out Restaurant(s): Chick Fil A, Whataburger


Nail Salon/Spa: Beloved


Stores/Places to Shop: Madewell, Target


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