Hi there! My name is Kaitlyn Bruellman and this will be my first year at South Union Elementary School. I received my degree in elementary education with an endorsement in reading from Upper Iowa University in December of 2018. Prior to South Union I was a resource teacher at Holy Family Catholic School. I currently live in Ankeny with my husband, Andrew and our two dogs, Chloe and Ruby. We are expecting our first child this summer. We are so excited to expand our family by adding another girl! In my free time, I love traveling and spending time with my friends and family. I am so excited to be teaching second grade at South Union Elementary School!
Hello! My name is Miranda Fiene. This will be my third year at South Union as a 1st grade teacher! I grew up in Ankeny and then went to University of Northern Iowa (Go Panthers!). In my free time I enjoy traveling with friends and family. I also enjoy working out and baking. I love being a teacher and can’t wait to continue working with all the amazing children and families at South Union. I am looking forward to a great school year!
Welcome to 1st Grade!
My name is Meredith Hicklin and I have been teaching for DMPS for 20 years! I have taught K, 4th & 5th grades, but 1st grade is where my heart is. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. watching my boys play sports, and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers.
Hello! My name is Mrs. Warner. This will be my fifth year teaching first grade. I taught my first two years in Houston, Texas before making my way back to Iowa. I am so excited to begin my third year at South Union! The students and staff make me want to be better everyday. I’m so excited to be your teacher this year- we are going to have a fantastic year of laughing and learning! Let your adventure in first grade begin! 🙂
When I am not teaching I love to spend time with my family, friends, go shopping, cook, and listen to music! Some of my other favorite things are traveling, tacos, and my dog Arlo! I cannot wait to learn more about YOU this year!