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Grades 5, 6 & 7

Fifth Grade 

Caitlin Smith

Ph. 362-6952, Ext. 252
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Caity Smith received her teaching degree from the University of Iowa in December 2013. She has been teaching at Trinity since 2016. Before coming to Trinity, she was a full-time substitute teacher in Cedar Rapids Community Schools.

Mrs. Smith grew up in Minnesota and attended Lutheran schools from kindergarten to her first year of college. She moved to Cedar Rapids in 2009 with her husband, Antoine. They have two children, Adrianne and Lincoln, who both attend Trinity.  

5th Grade Curriculum    5th Grade Class Page

Sixth Grade

Josie Hester

Ph. 362-6952, Ext. 247
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Josie Hester attended the University of Northern Iowa, where she received her BA in elementary education. She earned her Masters of Education in curriculum and instruction at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.

Mrs. Hester taught at the Sylvan Learning Center. She taught fourth grade at Grace Christian School in Gladstone, Oregon, and sixth grade at North Clackamas Christian School in Oregon City, Oregon.

She has taught fourth and fifth grades here at Trinity Lutheran School, and is an alumnus of Trinity Lutheran School, and is now our assistant principal.

6th Grade Curriculum     6th Grade Class Page

Seventh Grade

Greg Fahnle

Ph. 362-6952, Ext. 249
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Greg Fahnle joins us this year in 7th grade. He has taught 4th grade in the North Cedar school district, and worked as a substitute teacher in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids schools. 

Mr. Fahnle was married at Trinity Lutheran Church to a Trinity alumnus. He and Danielle have one child and two dogs.


7th Grade Curriculum     7th Grade Class Page