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Fifth Grade Team

Becky Gans
Mrs. Gans taught 4th grade at Van Buren for thirteen years. This is her second year teaching fifth grade and she is super excited. She has a wonderful husband and two great kids.

Jenny Hartvigsen
Mrs. Hartvigen has been teaching  for 6 years, all in the Caldwell School District. When she is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, quilting, and playing games. She has been teaching 5th grade for the past 3 years and she loves every minute of it!

Aimee Stacy
Mrs. Stacy has been an educator for eleven years. She has taught 4th grade and 5th grade and was Van Buren’s Instructional Coach (and STEM enrichment teacher) for three years. She is extremely excited to be back in the classroom now as a fifth grade teacher. She enjoys any type of singing, but especially karaoke. Mrs. Stacy also loves to get lost in a good book and a cozy blanket.



Cindy Wells
Mrs. Wells has taught for 17 years; 6 years as a second grade teacher and currently in her 11th year in the fifth grade. She enjoys binge watching on Netflix or spending time with her family.