So Long, Farewell

Teachers move on to new positions, retirement


by Claire Kyllonen, Staff Writer

Carla Knippa: Algebra II and Pre-Cal Pre AP/Pre IB Teacher

  • Will continue teaching at Lutheran High School
  • 22 years at LISD; 30 years total
  1. Favorite Memory: “The relationships I’ve built with my coworkers and students.”
  2. Advice: “To my studnts, work to their full potential or ability, and I hope the teachers continue to work collaboratively. Don’t reinvent the wheel. Keep incorporating activities into your classroom.”
  3. Parting Words: “I hope they’ve learned much more than math. I hope they’ve learned to be productive citizens, caring individuals; I hope they’ve learned some good manners.”

David Warehime: Government Teacher/JV Football Coach

  • 6 years at LISD; 28 years total
  1. Favorite Memory: “All the relationships I’ve built with my students and athletes.”
  2. Advice: “Do right, and relax.”
  3. Parting Words: “I hope they’ve learned to be fair, consistent, and honest from me. Don’t forget peace, love, and happiness.”

Fran Eggleston: Secretary to Guidance Counseling Office

  • 17 years at LISD
  1. Favorite Memory: “Working with the kids really is the best part.”
  2. Advice: “For the students: self-advocate because nobody will take better care of you than you can. To the teachers, hang in there. You’re all doing great.”
  3. Parting Words: “Keep smiling. Never forget what you’re here for.”