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Third Grade Team

Roxi Alma Taya
Miss Alma is a first year teacher in 3rd grade. She has a cat puppet named Veronica that she uses to help teach her class. Miss Alma also likes large primates and aerial yoga.

Monica Higgins
Ms. Higgins has been a teacher for 11 years. She has taught 1st grade and is now teaching 3rd grade. Ms. Higgins enjoys a variety of water related activities including kayaking, rafting, fishing, boating, swimming and relaxing in hot springs.


Tricia Jacob

Jordan Tolmie
Mrs. Tolmie, formerly known as Miss Ozuna, has been teaching 3rd grade for four years. She enjoys running, hiking or just relaxing outdoors.

Becky Rigsby
Mrs. Rigsby has been teaching for 8 years, and has been teaching 3rd grade at Van Buren for 7 of those years.  She enjoys skiing in the winter, and hiking and traveling in the summer.  She is an avid reader, and lives in Nampa with her husband and two puppies