Hello! My name is Elizabeth Hemmi and I am so excited to serve WISD as a Special Education Paraprofessional. This is my first year working for the school district and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be here! I am from Archer City and I am a 2015 Midwestern State University graduate.
My husband, Cole, and I have been married since 2015 and have a little boy, Grant, who will be two this fall. We are also expecting another baby boy in December. I look forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting those I have yet to get a chance to meet!
Hello all! My name is Andrea Koetter. I graduated from MSU in 2010. I taught at WFISD for 10 years. I am very excited to start my 11th year of teaching at WISD.
Thomas and I have two children, Madison and Rylen, who both attend Windthorst. I look forward to sharing my passion for growing lifelong learners.
My name is Wes Johnson a 1998 graduate from Windthorst. My family and I are very excited about joining the great school, community of Windthorst. I have been Teaching and Coaching for 18 years. My wife Elizabeth and I have four Kids. Reagan, Madelyn, Simon and Lillian.
Hello! My name is Kasye Berend. I graduated from TWU in 2008 and will be starting my 15th year of teaching this next school year! I have been blessed to be a part of the Windthorst community for almost 17 years and am so excited to be coming home to WISD!
Trent and I have been married for 11 years and have three awesome kids! Emery will be in 2nd grade, Elliott will start Kindergarten, and Ean is two years old
Junior High Teacher
Hi! I’m Stephanie Schenk and I’m so excited to be teaching at Windthorst! I teach junior high science and I was most recently at McNiel Middle School in Wichita Falls. In my spare time, I’m cheering on my boys at their various sporting events, spending time with family, or crafting.
My name is Jodi Hilbers and I am a Registered Nurse working for Vernon College. I am so excited to bring The Vernon College Certified Nurse Aid and Certified Medical Assisting Programs to Windthorst High School. All of my children Lexi 2014, Duncan 2018, and Tucker 2022 have graduated from WISD. I have been married to my husband Dennis for 28 years. I am so excited to be part of WISD!
High School Teacher
Hi! My name is Amy Carnes and I am thrilled to be joining WHS as an English and Yearbook teacher. After starting my education at Western State Colorado University, I graduated from MSU in 2017. I have a love for reading, baking, traveling, and rooting for my favorite sports teams.
As a family, we purchased my late great grandparents’ home, here in Windthorst, in 2019. We have loved being a part of this community and attending many local games and events. Colton and I have identical twin girls, Emily and Hailey(4). They are excited to attend preschool in the fall as we start this new school year together
Hello! I am John Martischnig, aka- Poppy! I am so excited to be a part of the Windthorst ISD family. I served in the Air Force for 13 years, and then worked at FedEx for almost 30 years. After retiring from FedEx last November, I began working maintenance at WISD. I absolutely love being “Maintenance Poppy.” Getting to see my own grandchildren (and now my several hundred adopted grandchildren!) every day and working with the amazing staff puts a smile on my face each morning. I take pride in keeping our schools and grounds beautiful. I am blessed to be working here and thankful to be a part of the WISD family.
Mrs. Jennifer L. Forsythe, Ed.S., a native of Pineville, KY, began her educational career in Okinawa, Japan, in 1998. She was a para-educator, special education teacher, dean of students, and Director of Special Education & 504. After traveling the world due to the Air Force with her husband, Bill, Mrs. Forsythe moved to North Carolina and served as a Prek-12 assistant principal. Mrs. Forsythe returned to Texas after being named Principal of Crowell ISD and then, in January 2022, served a dual role as Superintendent-Principal. Mrs. Forsythe is the new Jr. High and High School Principal at WISD beginning in July.
Mrs. Forsythe holds an educational specialist degree in special education administration and educational leadership from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s degree in special education from East Carolina University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in educational leadership from Baylor University.
Mrs. Forsythe and her husband, Bill, have one son, Justin, and two fur-girls, Bailey and Stella. The Forsythe recently moved to Wichita Falls, TX, and is excited to serve the Windthorst community.
Hello, my name is Olga Saldarriaga and I’m thrilled to be joining the Windthorst ISD, I had the pleasure of working for WFISD at Lamar Elementary for the past 8 years, but since moving to the country 3 years ago I’ve being dreaming to find a closer place to home that I can contribute my talents to this community and I’m very happy that Windthorst ISD is that place. I live in Clay county with my artist husband of 42 yrs. we have 3 wonderful sons and one yr old grand baby. I enjoy working in the garden, cycling, swimming, but most of all I love working with kids and guide them to discover their God given talents to achieve their potential, I am looking forward to be part of this beautiful community.
Instructional Technology Coordinator
Hello! This year, I begin my 21st year in education & I’m thrilled to serve Windthorst ISD as the Director of Instructional Technology. I graduated from the University of Southern Miss & Lamar University. I spent 15 years in Deaf Education, 4 years teaching reading and writing in 4th and 5th grade in gen ed, 2 years as an assistant principal, and most recently as an reading instructional coach.
I’ve been married to Will for the last 18 years and have 4 children – MagdaLynn (senior), Maverick (freshman), Maddox (6th), & McKenna (4th). We love watching movies & musicals, traveling, creating, and of course, a love for all things Cajun! Oh, & I’m fluent in sign language. I love learning new things & enjoy a challenge!
I am excited to officially join the Windthorst family and look forward to this year!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but rather the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats
Band Director/ Music Teacher
Hello! My name is Chris Swanson, and I am excited that Windthorst is giving me the opportunity to be the Head Band Director for the district! I am entering my 14th year as a Band Director/Music Teacher. I am originally from San Antonio and graduated from Texas Tech University in 2008. My wife, Kristina, grew up in Wichita Falls, and we feel blessed to be able to raise our two boys, Benjamin and Timothy, closer to family. In my free time I enjoy music, movies, comic books, and golf.
Hello, my name is Leno Plascencia and I’ve lived in Windthorst for 25 years. I have four daughters, two of which have graduated from WHS. I have seven grandkids. I joined the Windthorst Staff as a custodian because I retired from Steinberger Drilling two years ago.
1st Grade Teacher
Hello my name is Madaline Schreiber. I’m excited to join the elementary team as the 1st grade reading/ELA teacher. This upcoming school year will start my second year in education. After I graduated from MSU In May of 2019 I taught at Petrolia elementary as the 1st grade teacher. I am a 2014 graduate of Holliday High School. My husband Colin is a 2010 graduate of WISD. We have been married for 3 years in August and have one son named Colt who was born in October.
Hi. My name is Janice Sons. I have been a teacher’s aide at Windthorst since 2006. My husband, James, and I have been married for 40 years. We have 3 children Jamie, Justin, and Jordan. We also have 2 beautiful granddaughters, Bella and Olivia.
Elementary Special Ed Coordinator
Hi, my name is Shelby Wolf. I graduated from Windthorst High School in 2004 and Texas A&M University in 2008. I started teaching in 2012, and I am very excited to be coming home to teach at Windthorst. I have been married to Ross for 10 years, and we have two children. Barrett will be in 3rd grade and Emma will be in 1st grade. In my free time, I enjoy reading, gardening, and watching my kids play sports. I am looking forward to a great year at Windthorst ISD!
JH Teacher/JH-HS Coach
Hi, my name is Allison Bussey. I am a graduate of Windthorst High School and attended college at Midwestern State University. This is my 8th year teaching at Windthorst. I teach 6th grade math along with PE classes. I also coach volleyball, basketball, and track. My husband’s name is Jake, and we have 4 children: Karsyn (9), Kendall (7), Khyler (3), and Curry (10 months)
Meet Ana Larios. Ana graduated from Windthorst HS in 1997 and has worked for WISD for 19 year as a teacher’s aide. Ana and her husband, Mauricio, have been married for 19 years and live in Scotland, Texas. Ana enjoys working at school and in her spare time she enjoys drawing and working in her garden. We are lucky to have Ana as part of our team here at Windthorst ISD.
Director of Operations
Hello, my name is Daniel Barton. After being self employed for 11 years, I decided it was time to return to the workforce. I enjoy my role as Director of Operations and Maintenance at WISD, while continuing to operate my personal business on the side. My passion is helping people and being a problem solver, so what better place to be than WISD – where I get to see my kids daily, Adam (7th grade), Ellie (4th grade) and Lyla (Kinder). Me and my wife, Jenny (WISD class of 2000), are very active in our kids’ extracurricular activities, school organizations, and Church. We are currently in the sweet spot of life and enjoy watching our kiddos and all their friends live their best life!
Ann Bugarin Cabrera
Meet Ann Bugarin Cabrera. Ann works in the maintenance department and keeps the elementary building running and clean. Ann lives in Antelope, TX. Ann has been at Windthorst ISD for 7 years. Ann’s favorite part of her job is being around the kids and staff every day. Ann is an important part of our team here at Windthorst ISD.
My name is Rita Sierra. I am from Wichita Falls. I graduated from Old High. ’98. Moved here in 2013 . I am married to Miguel Colchado. We have 4 children and another on the way. Dec 28th. 3 kids come to Windthorst. Angelina is in 10th grade , Miguel is in 6th grade, and Neveda is in 4th grade. Pablo is 1 yrs old. In my free time Love to spend time with my family. My time is spent with them at home watching movies, dancing , or karaoke. Playing board games as a family. Shopping and just hanging out. I have worked here in cafeteria for 3 yrs.
HS Teacher/ UIL Coordinator
My name is Melanie Beisch and I currently teach Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, IPC, and Forensics. I also serve as the UIL coordinator and the NHS and senior sponsor. I started teaching at Windthorst in 2010. I previously taught for 20 years at Zundy Junior High. I graduated from MSU with my bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Rusty and I have been married since 1989 and have 2 children Emily Kirk (’12) works for Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Alec (’16) works for WISD in the technology department. In my spare time, I like to read, support the Trojans and Trojanettes, and travel.
Hi, my name is Stacey Steinberger and this is my second year at Windthorst ISD. I graduated from here in 1989 and earned a Marketing Degree at Midwestern State University in 1993. I am employed in the school cafeteria. I have been married to Chad Steinberger (WHS ’90) for 25 years and we have four boys.
Garrett (WHS ’14) graduated from Texas A&M in 2018 and resides in College Station. He is engaged to be married to Jordyn Senkirik and they plan to wed in 2020. I am so excited to finally be getting a daughter! Gage (WHS ’17) received his certification in Farm & Ranch Management from VRJC and lives in Windthorst. Gavin is a Senior and Grayson is a Freshman here at WISD.
A few things I enjoy are attending all my kids’ activities, baking, taking long walks and hanging out with friends and family.
Teacher/Coach JH and HS
Secondary School Secretary/Librarian
2021-2022 starts my 21st year at the best job ever. – I am the High School / Junior High Secretary and I also run the Library for Pre-K thru 12th Grade. Bob and I have been married for 39 years, and have 3 great kids + our bonus kids – Chance (Son) & Ashley, Kenda (Daughter) & Justin, Rusty (Son) & Candi – who have blessed us with 7 amazing grandkids; Kastin, Libby, Johnston, London, Raylynn, Remi and 1 little angel, Chase, watching over us!! My favorite things to do is to go to my grandkids activities, babysit them and work in my yard !!
I’ve been in Windthorst for 8 years and have been teaching for 29 years.
Married to Donna Gatlin, Principal at Pioneer Elementary in Graham, Texas.
A father of three children, Lesley, married to Thomas Hoffman; Melanie, married to Karl Baker; and Garrett, student at Texas Tech; grandfather to four grandchildren, Kenneth and Mira, Brazos and Murray
Keeper of chickens 🐔
Kim and Scotty Lofland
Elementary Teachers and Coach
Hello! Meet Scotty and Kim Lofland. He’s been a high school coach and has been teaching 4th/5th grades in Windthorst since 2006, and she’s been teaching Pre-K and first grade since 2009. He graduated high school in Holliday, and she graduated from Rider in Wichita Falls. They both graduated from MSU. They’ve been married for 25 years and have 2 boys, Tim and Ben. Tim graduated from Windthorst in 2018, and Ben graduated in 2021. In their spare time, he likes to drag her birdwatching, and she likes to drag him into house renovations.
Hello I am Leann Berend Hoff and I married Tom Hoff in November of 81after we both graduated from WIndthorst High School in 1980! We have 3 successful children that graduated from WIndthorst High school as well , Aaron Hoff, Miranda Hoff Rice and Emily Hoff Grotelueschen and have all went on to further their education and graduated from Texas A&M and Midwestern State University and their spouses as well have graduated from A&M!
We have one granddaughter, Ellie Grotelueschen and four grandsons, Wyatt Grotelueschen, Matthew Bexar Rice, Colton Grotelueschen, Easton Grotelueschen and Maddox Rice. We love traveling and doing things with our grand kids! Did not know life with grandkids would be so GREAT ♥️ I work in the Windthorst ISD school cafeteria. I enjoy my job and I enjoy seeing the students everyday
Hey, my name is Sharla Wadsworth. I graduated from Windthorst ISD in 2002 and from Midwestern State University in 2007. I am the Family and Consumer Science Teacher, and FCCLA adviser. I have three children, Saige, Daxton, and Dossen. My husband Mike and I enjoy watching, supporting, and cheering for them at all their events and squeezing in family vacays whenever we can. We also like to hang out with family and friends any chance we get. I love my work family and students and look forward to many more years with Windthorst ISD.
2nd Grade Teacher
Hs Teacher/FFA Sponsor
Hello, my name is Travis Vaughn and I am the Agriculture Science Teacher. This is my 23rd
year in education, and my 13th year at Windthorst. I received my Bachelors of Science in
Agriculture Economics from Texas A&M University Commerce, and completed my agriculture
teaching certification from Tarleton State University. Before becoming a teacher I worked on the
crab boats in Alaska & was the dairy herdsman for Willie Hoff’s dairy. My wife Juhree and I
have three kids who graduated from Windthorst ISD. Our oldest, Kayci has joined us at WISD,
Kayla is respiratory therapist at Comanche County Hospital & Trevor is agriculture extension
agent in Lawton, OK. We also have a granddaughter, Hatleigh and a grandson, Bray. I enjoy traveling and have recently started learning more about viniculture and I am the vineyard manager for Marker Cellars.
4th and 5th Science Teacher
Hi, My name is Misty Lindley. My husband Gregg and I have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. Christian and his wife Aubrey live in Windthorst. Their son Kyle is in 2nd and daughter Kenna is in 1st. Taylor and his wife Tamara live in Wichita Falls with Forrest who is in Kindergarten and twin 2-year-old daughters, Amelia and Reagan. Caleb and Ashley live in Windthorst with their 2-year-old daughter, River. Gage is a freshman at Texas Tech and Megg is a 10th grader. I graduated from Windthorst High School and the University of North Texas. This is my 16th year of teaching- 13 teaching 4th-5th Science at Windthorst and 3 at Bowie Junior High. During my free time, I love spending time with my family and watching Megg play sports.
Kristin R Berend
Elementary PE Aide
Mary Beth Simpson
I’m a graduate from Midwestern State University. My degree is Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 1-8). I am certified in Early Childhood and ESL. Most of you know me as the Pre-K teacher at Windthorst ISD. For years I have taught Pre-Kindergarten and dyslexia classes. This school year 2019-2020, I will be working only part-time as a dyslexia therapist. I received my dyslexia training in a two year program at the Scottish Rite Learning Center of West Texas in Lubbock, Texas in 2009. I am certified as an Academic Language Therapist, and a licensed Dyslexia Therapist. The curriculum I teach is “Take Flight”, which is a comprehensive intervention program for students with dyslexia.
JH Teacher/ Coach
My wife, Heather, is a Teacher/Coach at Windthorst ISD and we have 3 kids: Jaxon, Aiden and Mason. I am a graduate of Texas State University and have completed 13 years in education including 13 years at Bowie ISD. I have taught Texas History and PE, coached Football, Basketball and Track at Bowie.
Hello, I am starting my 31st year in education, 21 of those years I have been at Windthorst. I am teaching Social Studies in High School this year. I have been married to Joe for 35 wonderful years and have one son Michael, who is in education now. I am looking forward to an exciting school year in a great school!
Elem. Reading Interventions
Hello, I am Lavern Lindemann. I am starting my 30th year at WISD. In 1990, I began work as a kindergarten aide, helped with the Big Blue Band for 11 years, as well as serving the students with reading interventions. My husband, Wayne, and I are WHS graduates (1973) as well as all three of our children. Melanie (1994) owns Wolf Insurance Agency, Karen (1998) is employed at Region 9 ESC with the Head Start Program, and Matt (2001) owns Windthorst Tire. We have 6 grandchildren that keep us busy with all their activities and events. I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family, and relaxing at the lake. WISD is a great place to work, and my coworkers are my second family.
HS Spanish Teacher/Coach
I am starting my 14th year as a Teacher/coach. I graduated from Texas Tech University in 2008. In December 2021 I will be receiving my Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin University. I am coming from Electra HS where I served as the Spanish teacher / assistant football / Head baseball coach. I was previously at Everman High School in Fort Worth, Lubbock-Cooper HS and Menard HS where I also taught Spanish and coached football and baseball. We have 3 kids. Hayden is 13 and in the 7th grade, Hanley is 9 and in the 4th grade and Micah joined our family March 11, 2021. We enjoy watching our kids play sports, cooking out and spending time with family. Hayden plays football, basketball and baseball and Hanley plays volleyball, basketball and softball. We are very excited to be a part of the Windthorst Trojans Family!
HS English Teacher/PALS
Howdy! My name is Mackenzie Haverland and this is my third year at Windthorst High School. I teach English II, English IV, English as a Second Language, and college English. I’m also the PALs sponsor, I coach the UIL Journalism events, and I serve on the district’s Mental Health Committee and the Secondary HRS Leadership Team. Outside of school, I enjoy traveling, reading, and spending time with my husband, Kyle and our daughter, Corrie, (WHS class of 2039). Kyle and I are proud members of the 12th Man, and graduated from Texas A&M in 2018. I am currently finishing up my Master’s Degree in Education at the University of Louisiana-Shreveport, and will graduate in December. I’m happy to be here, and proud to be a Windthorst Trojanette.
1st Grade Teacher
Hello! My name is Karley Buerger. My husband, Scottie, and I currently live in Archer City with our Golden Retriever Willow. I graduated from West Texas A&M University in 2014. After graduation, I taught at Hereford ISD for 3 years before returning to this area to teach at Burkburnett.. When I am not lesson planning, I enjoy spending time with my family, shopping, and traveling. I am beyond excited and thankful to be teaching first grade in Windthorst. I enjoy investing in the students in our school and working with the amazing staff. Go Blue!
JH/HS Spec Ed Coordinator
I am starting my 6th year in education and 2nd year in teaching. I am coming from Electra Elementary where I was a 4th grade teacher. My husband and I have 2 kids. Hayden is 11 and will be in 5th grade. Hanley is 7 and will be in 2nd grade. They both are very active in sports. We enjoy our lives as a coaching family and are excited to be a part of the Windthorst community.
I have been teaching in Windthorst since 2005. I coach volleyball, basketball and track. I am a graduate of Windthorst. I attended college at the University of Texas. I am married to Dylan Stark who is also a coach/teacher at Windthorst. We have three boys: Jaxon (8th), Aiden (6th), and Mason (3rd).
Hello !!! My name is Mary Blagg. Many of you already know me since Windthorst/Scotland is the place I have called home for over 53 years. I graduated from WISD (‘87) and MSU (‘92). I spent the first 5 years of my teaching career in Wichita Falls and the remaining in Windthorst. That being said, I am very excited to be in my 31st year of education and my 15th year in Kindergarten. The Kindergarteners that I have worked with over the past years have taught me as much as I have taught them. My favorite lesson which I have shared with many of you is…to believe… to be a dreamer… Unicorns are real. My husband, David, and I have three sons. Austin (‘13) works for us at Current Utility Services, LLC constructing power lines. Austin and his wife, Julie, are parents to our Grandson, Klein. We are excited to be PoppaDoc and GrandMary. Avery (‘15) is a Teacher/Coach at Lovelady ISD, and Awtry (‘20) is a student at MSU.
3rd Grade Teacher
Hello my name is Karen McCann and I am the 3rd grade Math, Science, and Social Studies teacher. 2022-2023 is my 12th year teaching in Windthorst. I graduated from WHS in 1995 – Go Big Blue! All 4 of my kids attend or have attended WISD too. I’ve been married to my husband David since 1997 and we have successfully converted him to be a true Windthorstian as well! I started working for WISD as a substitute teacher around 18 years ago when I was a stay-at-home mom. I knew I wanted to be a teacher from about the age of 16 when my high school Geometry teacher said she thought I’d be a good teacher after watching me “teach” a lesson in class (btw, I stunk at math!) After a lot of living and growing, I graduated(finally!) in 2011 from Midwestern State University—it was one of the most memorable days of my life. My first three years at WISD I enjoyed working with the junior high and high school doing remediation, ESL, and high school English until moving to 4th and 5th grade. I absolutely loved my 4th and 5th graders! The 2021 school year had another change in store for me as I moved to 3rd grade where I am finding I love the kids just as much! In my free time when I’m not watching my kids in their endeavors, I love to read, spend time outdoors on my patio or in my flowerbeds, and travel any chance I can. I consider myself truly blessed to live and work in the community where God put me.
I am married to Brad and have one son, Carter Crain. I graduated from Midwestern State University, as an Indian, in 2001. This school year starts my 18th year at Windthorst. I started as the “band aide” and then became the administrative assistant to the superintendent, before I came to Windthorst I was a teacher’s aide in Wichita Falls ISD while going to college. I enjoying yelling at pep rallies and chasing after Brad and Carter (WHS Senior 2013) and my favorite hobby is spending time with my family and friends. Always say, “I love you.” One of my favorite quote is “Laughter is an instant vacation.” ~Milton Berle
High School Math Teacher
Hi! My name is Tracy Schreiber. I have lived in Windthorst my entire life. I graduated from Midwestern State (1995) and this is my 28th year teaching here at Windthorst ISD. I have been married to my husband Daniel for 32 years and we have 5 wonderful children. Colin and his wife Maddie have blessed “Mimi” with the 2 sweetest grandsons ever, Colt and Bo. Chase and his wife Megan have recently blessed us with our 1st granddaughter Leddy. My daughter Brooke and her husband Ryan recently got married and both teach in Wichita Falls. My daughter Blaire is currently student-teaching and my baby, Conner, is now a freshman in high school . In my spare time I enjoy being outside working in my yard and garden, walking, and spending lots and lots of time at sporting events. I am so proud and honored to be part of such a wonderful community and school. Go Big Blue!
I’m a 2007 Graduate from Windthorst High School. I have worked in healthcare as a Nurse Tech for the last 11 years. This will be my first year as a Teachers Aide. Brad and I have lived in Windthorst for the last 5 years and we have four children. Lane, Payton, Landyn, and Audrey. I’m excited to be apart of this school year!
Hello, I am Karen Berend. I began working at WISD in 2013 and work in the elementary MTSS
Math department where I love helping students grow. I graduated from Archer City in 1990 and
attended Vernon College. I am married to Rodney Berend (WHS ’86) and we have 3 daughters:
Mikayla, and twins Blakeley (WHS ’16) and Blair (WHS ’16). Mikayla (WHS ’12) and husband
Riley Schreiber (WHS ’11) are the parents to our 2 grandsons, Milo and Moxton. When I am not
at school, you can find me spending time with my family, working in my yard and garden,
helping my husband daily on our cattle ranch and still working in my hair salon that I have
owned since 1994. I truly enjoy being a part of WISD.
Teaching is in my heart and soul. I am the daughter of two educators from Hickory Creek, Texas. In fact, three out of four of my parents’ children are all teachers. I graduated from Midwestern State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (BSIS) degree. After graduation, I coached and taught P. E. for Lake Dallas I. S. D. (my alma mater) for a few years. I joined the Windthorst I. S. D. family in February 2003 and have taught kindergarten ever since. My husband, Shane, and I are always laughing and enjoying each other’s company. I love spending time with my family, traveling, and hiking. I am excited to instill a lifelong love of learning at
Windthorst I .S. D. on a daily basis.
4th Grade Teacher
My name is Brittany Wolf. This is my 13th year of teaching and my 4th year at Windthorst. I teach ELAR and SS to 4th grade. I have been married to Josh for 6 years. Josh and I have two of the best little boys in the world. Luke is 5 and in Pre K, and Beau is 2 1/2 months. I’m so thankful to be at Windthorst. I can’t think of a better place to teach, live and raise my kids.
Hi – I’m Diane Herndon, Windthorst Elementary Secretary. This is my 4th year at WISD. I graduated from Windthorst High School and Midwestern State University. I have 4 kids- Brooke who lives and works in Plano, Sydney who is a sophomore at Tarleton State University, Hunter who is a senior at WHS – and Brady who is in 7th grade at Windthorst Junior High. You’ll often find me at various Windthorst sporting events watching my Boys – or at Tarleton football games watching my daughter cheer for the Texans. I love all of my 280+ Elementary Kiddos!! I’m excited for a great year!!
WISD Business Manager
Hello, my name is Juhree Vaughn. I grew up just down the road in Bellevue, TX and attended Vernon College. I started my position as business manager in the 1995-96 school year. I am married to Travis Vaughn. We have three children, Kayci (English Teacher), Kayla (Respiratory Therapist), and Trevor (Oklahoma Agriculture Extension Agent), and two grandchildren. Travis and I love to travel and have been blessed with the opportunity to work in the Texas Wine Industry with Marker Cellars.
JH-HS Secretary/Substitute Coordinator
Hello! My name is Reesa Stubblefield. I live in Antelope, TX with my husband, Timmy. We have been married for 25 years and have 3 children, Carson (21), Tel (18), & Dayton (14). I enjoy summer trips to Colorado with my family. I worked for WISD for 8 years full time in the cafeteria and 2 years as a substitute. I am looking forward to being back full time as the high school receptionist.
Hello, my name is Susan Veitenheimer and I am the school nurse for the district. I am currently in my 35th year at Windthorst ISD. I graduated high school in 1982 from Wichita Falls Old High. I attended the University of Tennessee for one year and then return to Wichita Falls to graduate from MSU with a degree in nursing. I married Gerald Veitenheimer in 1985 and have been a member of the Windthorst community ever since. We have 5 children all of whom graduated from Windthorst ISD; Whitney (2006), Travis (2008) is married to Emily, Spencer (2011) and is married to Katie, Lucas (2012), and Owen (2014) married to Caitlin. We have 6 grandchildren that we enjoy spending time with whenever we can. Windthorst ISD is a wonderful district with staff that truly care about each and every student. They are my extended family and I am blessed to be a part of this school and community for so many years.