Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Is Awarded “Teacher Of The Year”


(Le Mars) — A transitional Kindergarten teacher has been honored with the Le Mars Community School District’s “Teacher of the Year” award. Kim Rohrs has taught school at each of the Le Mars Community Elementary schools.  She created the curriculum for the transitional Kindergarten program for Le Mars Schools. Wayne and Julie Beitelspacher along with their son Luke and his wife Ashley nominated Mrs. Rohrs for the award.  Brooks Beitelspacher, a grandson of Wayne and Julie, and son of Luke and Ashley is in Rohrs’ class. He presented his teacher with a bouquet of fresh flowers.  She will be formally recognized at the Le Mars Community School Foundation Awards Banquet when she will be presented the Chrystal Bell of Education Excellence.  Denise Anthony of the Le Mars School Foundation read the nomination and presented Kim Rohrs with two checks, each amounting to $500. One check is to be used for her classroom, and the other is a personal award. Many of Kim’s family members were at Kluckhohn Elementary School to offer their congratulations, and to share in the moment of the presentation.