Middle School Staff Directory



Adams, Allison

Adams, Allison

Secretary

Middle School

I graduated from MOC-FV and then Northwestern College with B.A. degrees in Administration, Human Resources, and Office Management. I am married to Nick, and we have three children: Kaylee, Luke, and Ben.

Anderson, Pam

Anderson, Pam

General Music

Hospers Elementary, Middle School

Graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from Waldorf College in 1991 and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wartburg College in 1994. I am married to Kent, who is the finance officer for the City of Orange City. We have two precious daughters, Autumn, a 5th grader and Lydia, a 3rd grader at Orange City Elementary. In my free time I enjoy playing the piano, reading and game night with my family!

Baker, Brady

Baker, Brady

7th Grade Math

Middle School

This is my 12th year at MOC-FV. I teach 7th grade math along with coaching the Boy’s Varsity Golf Team and am an assistant to the Varsity Boy’s Basketball Team. I am married to Andria, and we have one son named Brooks.

Boersma, Joel

Boersma, Joel

Middle School

This is my 23rd year teaching 6th grade math. I also coach wrestling. I’ve been married for 19 wonderful years to my wife Angela who also teaches in the district. I have 3 busy children, Becca, Andrew, and Greta.

I attended MOC-FV High School, Northwestern College, and received my Master’s Degree from Southwest Minnesota State University.

When I’m not working or attending one of my kids’ events, I enjoy hunting, fishing, or using my smoker to make delicious BBQ for my family and friends.

De Zeeuw, Marlene

De Zeeuw, Marlene

6th-12th Teacher Librarian, 9th-12th TAG

High School, Middle School

I grew up on a dairy farm near New Sharon, IA. I attended Wartburg College in Waverly, IA and received my master’s degree from Morningside College. My husband, Doug, and I enjoy flying our hot air balloon when the weather allows. I thoroughly enjoy opportunities to travel, hike, read, bake, and spend time with family and friends.

Hamblin, Kelly

Hamblin, Kelly

Para-educator

Middle School

I have been married for 16 years to my husband, Ben. We have 2 boys, Sawyer and Hudson, and a yellow lab Bristol. We like to watch our boys play sports, camp and we all enjoy BBQ and cooking!

Haverdink, Laura

Haverdink, Laura

Orchestra Teacher: Grades 3-12

High School, Middle School, Orange City Elementary

Northwestern College: B.A. in Music Education and Physical Education with a Coaching Endorsement

Honken, Matthew

Honken, Matthew

High School Band, Jazz Band, Middle School Lessons

High School, Middle School

I grew up in northwest Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern College in 2015, receiving my B.A. in Music Education. At the high school, I co-direct the Pride of the Dutchmen Marching band with Mr. Mangold, and teach our top jazz ensemble. I also teach middle school band lessons and direct the 7th and 8th grade jazz bands. My wife, a 4th grade teacher at Orange City Elementary, and I are both very proud to teach for MOC-Floyd Valley Schools!

Hoogeveen, Ruth

Hoogeveen, Ruth

8th Grade Science

Middle School

High School–West Lyon Community School
BA–Westmar College–Biology and PE
Masters-Southwest Minnesota State
Obtained a National Board Certification in Science

I love teaching science to middle school students! Every day is a new adventure. After school, I get the privilege of coaching middle school volleyball to lots of excited young players. I am blessed to be married to a wonderful man! Our 3 children are grown and have families so we now we spend time visiting them whenever we can.

Jacobsma, Tracy

Jacobsma, Tracy

6th Grade English

Middle School

I’ve been teaching for 25 years, 18 of them for MOC-FV. I LOVE middle school students because they have a fresh energy every day. We, as teachers at the middle school, get to help form their identities during quite impressionable years.

Janssen, Susanne

Janssen, Susanne

Middle School Study Center and Paraprofessional

Middle School

I was born and raised in Illinois and graduated from Northern Illinois University. I moved to Hospers in 1986 to teach Home Economics at Floyd Valley Jr/Sr High School, and my husband, Brian, was ordained pastor of the Hospers PCA church. We have three adult children, David, Kristin and Jonathan. While they were younger, I substitute taught for ten years, and I am currently in my tenth year working as a para and directing the Study Center at the Middle School.

Koob, Amy

Koob, Amy

Food Service

Middle School

Lemke, Amanda

Lemke, Amanda

Middle School Choir & Hospers Elementary Strings

Hospers Elementary, Middle School

Amanda Lemke graduated from Northwestern College in 2017 with a Music Education Degree. She is married to Drew Lemke, who teaches band at the middle school. They live in Orange City with their dog, Margie. Along with singing and playing music, she enjoys sewing, and acting in local theatre events.

Lemke, Drew

Lemke, Drew

Middle School Band

High School, Middle School

I spent the first 10 years of my life in Upstate New York, and ever since I have lived in Orange City, Iowa. I live with my wife Amanda (middle school choir) and our dog Margie. I graduated from Northwestern College in 2017 and have loved working at MOC- Floyd Valley ever since. Besides directing the middle school concert and marching bands, I enjoy assisting with our high school marching band every fall.

Miller, Erin

Miller, Erin

Middle School Special Education Paraeducator

Middle School

My husband, Chad, and I have three children. I enjoy spending my free time with my family, our horses and at the gym. I have my B.A. in Elementary Education from St. Andrews University in North Carolina. I am honored to be a Para for MOC-FV!

Mouw, Jonathan

Mouw, Jonathan

8th grade math, US History, 8th grade Volleyball

Middle School

I graduated from Northwestern College with my degree in Actuarial Science, but decided to teach instead. Received my M.Ed from Morningside College. My wife Lynn and I have 4 children which keep us very busy, so I don’t get to golf or fish as much as I would like to, but some day I will have the time for it!

Nonnemacher, Drew

Nonnemacher, Drew

6th Grade World History/Head Varsity Baseball Coach/7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach

Middle School

I live in Orange City with my wife, Karina and our three boys, Jacoby, Elias, and Beckett. I received my Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree both from Northwestern College in Orange City. My favorite place to visit is the shores of Lake Superior in Northeast Minnesota.

Oolman, Beth

Oolman, Beth

8th Grade English

Middle School

Hello! I’ve been teaching at MOC-Floyd Valley for my entire career! I’ve held positions teaching 7th grade English, 8th grade English, 8th grade American History, and Senior Basic Communications. I’ve served as an assistant HS Volleyball coach and as a HS and MS cheer coach, too. However, my current assignment is 8th grade English! I also serve as the 6-12 ELA Curriculum Specialist for our District. Additionally, I am the Trip Coordinator for the MS Washington DC / New York City trip! I’m married to Terry Oolman, who co-owns Vollink Enterprises and is a contractor. We have two sons enrolled in school at MOC-FV—Collin and Cameron. In my spare time I love to be with my family, go to the family cabin, travel, read, and cook. And, I also serve as an adjunct professor at two regional colleges. At Northwestern College, I teach in the undergraduate education department, and at Morningside University, I teach in the graduate education department. I LOVE all my roles!

Peterson, Tami

Peterson, Tami

Food Service

Middle School

Starkweather, Scott

Starkweather, Scott

6-8th Grade Guidance Counselor

Middle School

BA Westmar College
Masters Morningside College
Wife Gwen and 3 children, Brady, Trevor, and Jena

TeGrotenhuis, Diane

TeGrotenhuis, Diane

6th Grade Literature

Middle School

I graduated from Northwestern College with a degree in Secondary Language Arts and went on to earn my Master’s Degree from Southwest State University. I am married to Todd TeGrotenhuis, and we have two sons, Justin and Eli. We love to attend all kinds of Dutch and Red Raider events in our community.

Van Der Werff, Kara

Van Der Werff, Kara

Paraprofessional at the middle school

Middle School

This is my 5th year working at the middle school. I have had at least one child in the building each year. It is a great place to work. There are so many wonderful teachers and students.

Van Gorp, Lori

Van Gorp, Lori

Middle School Head Cook

Middle School

I graduated from M-OC a while back. I try to be good farmers wife and besides school cook I enjoy a few other jobs. I have 3 married kids and 5 grandkids, (woohoo)

Van Kley, Amanda

Van Kley, Amanda

Elm & MS TAG and MS Exploratory Teacher

Middle School

I graduated from Northwestern College with my teaching degree in 2006. I have been teaching ever since. My husband and I have three wonderful children. Education is a big part of our lives as my husband is also a teacher.

Van Regenmorter, Linda

Van Regenmorter, Linda

7th grade English

Middle School

Most students know me as “Mrs. VR”. I earned my degree from Northwestern College in 1992 and began teaching 7th and 8th grade English that same year at West Lyon. I taught there for one year and then began teaching 7th grade English for MOC-FV in 1993. My husband Brad and I have two adult children–Mitch and Alayna.

Van Voorst, Ashley

Van Voorst, Ashley

Nurse

High School, Middle School

I am a nurse in both the Middle School and High School locations. I am married to Mark, who serves as an Air Force Crew Chief. We have three children; Landan, Ava, and Paxtan. I like to read, write and be involved in the community. As a family we enjoy camping, off-roading in our jeep and playing cards or board games.

Van Wyk, Kelly

Van Wyk, Kelly

8th Grade American History

Middle School

I grew up in Sheldon, Iowa and attended college at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN where I also played volleyball for three years. I graduated with degrees in both history and social studies education and began teaching at MOC-FV in 2015. I currently serve as an assistant coach for volleyball and softball.

Vande Kieft, Abby

Vande Kieft, Abby

7th grade Science ; 6-8 Science Curriculum Team Leader

Middle School

I am Abby Vande Kieft, or Mrs. VK. I attended SDSU to receive my bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Morningside College to receive a Biology 5-12 teaching certificate. I greatly enjoy teaching science to 7th graders as every day is a new and exciting adventure. When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends at sporting events, horse shows, or relaxing on the lake.

Vermeer, Amber

Vermeer, Amber

7th Grade Literature and Secondary Reading

Middle School

I received my Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern in 2018. I am married to my wonderful husband Chase. We have one little guy named Huckson and one dog named Mater. In our free time we enjoy being with family and friends, camping, and doing anything outside.

Wieking, Blake

Wieking, Blake

7th Grade Social Studies

Middle School

I graduated from Northwestern College in 2008 and also received my master’s degree from Northwestern College in 2016. I enjoy spending time with my wife, Kari, and our three boys – Owen, Liam, and Miles. We enjoy being outside gardening, hunting, and fishing. In addition to teaching I also enjoy coaching middle school boys basketball and high school boys soccer.