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Kristine Barri

Elementary School Teacher

I have been teaching at SkyView since the school opened in August 2010. I truly love SVA and am thankful to work with such a great team and wonderful families. When I am not teaching, I love spending time with my family! My husband and I live in Highlands Ranch and have twins who will be in fifth grade this year!…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

I have been teaching at SkyView since the school opened in August 2010. I truly love SVA and am thankful to work with such a great team and wonderful families.

When I am not teaching, I love spending time with my family! My husband and I live in Highlands Ranch and have twins who will be in fifth grade this year! We also have three dogs who are very loved and spoiled 🙂 Our favorite spot to spend time is in Grand Lake! We enjoy the calm, small mountain town and spending time on the water! It is beautiful. I love to read fiction and historical fiction books, garden, and sit outside on our patio!

Year Started at SVA: 2010
Favorite Things
College/University: Colorado State University- undergraduate and University of Phoenix- Masters in Elementary Education

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Jennifer Bell

English Language Development Teacher

I attended Missouri State University, where I received a Secondary English Education and TESOL degree and met my amazing husband of 20+ years. We have lived in many places with our two daughters and most recently moved from Seattle, where I was a freelance writer and substitute teacher. I grew up in East Africa, where I developed a love for different cultures and travel.…Read More
K-12
Biography

I attended Missouri State University, where I received a Secondary English Education and TESOL degree and met my amazing husband of 20+ years. We have lived in many places with our two daughters and most recently moved from Seattle, where I was a freelance writer and substitute teacher. I grew up in East Africa, where I developed a love for different cultures and travel. My favorite thing to do is explore international locations with my family and eat all the local delicacies. When we can't visit other countries, I enjoy being in the mountains, gardening, exploring local areas, and spending time creating and experiencing community.

Year Started at SVA: 2023
Favorite Things
College/University: Missouri State

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Monica Benger

Instructional Support Professional

My family has been part of the Skyview family for 7 years now, as I have two daughters that attend here. After being involved in the school so much with volunteering, I decided that after being a stay-at-home mom, what better place to work than SVA! This is my second year as Kindergarten ISP, and I love helping the kindergarteners and supporting the teachers.…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

My family has been part of the Skyview family for 7 years now, as I have two daughters that attend here. After being involved in the school so much with volunteering, I decided that after being a stay-at-home mom, what better place to work than SVA! This is my second year as Kindergarten ISP, and I love helping the kindergarteners and supporting the teachers. In my pre-kids life, I was a buyer for online retailers and also did a lot of web content and freelance writing. My husband and I have been married for 16 years, and we have two beautiful daughters, Reagan and Georgia. I love to craft, cook, read, and spend time with my family.

Year Started at SVA: 2022
Favorite Things
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Emily Bishop

Middle School Teacher

I am glad to be back for another year at SkyView! I am teaching a love of movement to our middle schoolers after having taught elementary school for SVA's first 10 years. My husband, who is also a PE teacher, and I, along with our 2 dogs, live in Castle Rock. You can find us on a bike ride, hike, walk, or stand-up paddling on many of our days off.…Read More
Middle School
Biography
I am glad to be back for another year at SkyView! I am teaching a love of movement to our middle schoolers after having taught elementary school for SVA's first 10 years. My husband, who is also a PE teacher, and I, along with our 2 dogs, live in Castle Rock. You can find us on a bike ride, hike, walk, or stand-up paddling on many of our days off. Winter brings out my love of the snow with skiing and snowshoeing. I am grateful for the continued opportunity to encourage every SVA student to find a passion for some movement to enhance their lives!
Year Started at SVA: 2010
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Western Colorado University
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Second semester Google Classroom
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Mandy Bockhop

SPED Instructional Support Professional

I grew up in Littleton and then moved around after high school, but nothing beats Colorado. I have been married for almost 15 years and have two amazing children and two puppies. I love all outdoor activities, reading, and binge-watching TV. Working with students is truly my passion and feel so blessed to be part of such a great community.…Read More
High School
Biography

I grew up in Littleton and then moved around after high school, but nothing beats Colorado. I have been married for almost 15 years and have two amazing children and two puppies. I love all outdoor activities, reading, and binge-watching TV. Working with students is truly my passion and feel so blessed to be part of such a great community.

Year Started at SVA: 2022
Favorite Things
College/University: Masters in Education from University of Colorado Denver

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David Bow

Middle School Teacher / Middle School Dean of Students

Hello SVA community. I am entering my 10th year at SVA, and my 13th year teaching overall. My first 7 years at SVA were spent teaching 8th grade history. I loved teaching history. I am now the MS Dean and 8th Grade Leadership teacher. I look forward to serving the community, students, and teachers. My wife also teaches in the middle school, and my son is in 4th grade at SVA.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

Hello SVA community. I am entering my 10th year at SVA, and my 13th year teaching overall. My first 7 years at SVA were spent teaching 8th grade history. I loved teaching history. I am now the MS Dean and 8th Grade Leadership teacher. I look forward to serving the community, students, and teachers.

My wife also teaches in the middle school, and my son is in 4th grade at SVA. So, I am very invested in the growth and success of SVA.

I love the outdoors and sports. I spend most of my summer camping and fishing. I am also an avid reader and I love movies.

Year Started at SVA: 2013
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitain State University of Denver- BA in Histry Grand Canyon University- MA in School Leadership

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Miranda Bow

Middle School Teacher

I have enjoyed teaching 6th-grade social studies since 2016 at SVA. The SVA community is a large part of the Bow Family. My husband is also a member of the staff and our son attends school here. I coach and compete in Artistic Swimming formally known as Synchronized Swimming. My educational background consists of a degree in History with a secondary teaching license.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

I have enjoyed teaching 6th-grade social studies since 2016 at SVA. The SVA community is a large part of the Bow Family. My husband is also a member of the staff and our son attends school here. I coach and compete in Artistic Swimming formally known as Synchronized Swimming. My educational background consists of a degree in History with a secondary teaching license. I love teaching middle school, I taught eighth grade prior to coming to SVA. In 2021 I took on the role of history department chair.

Year Started at SVA: 2015
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitan State University of Denver BA in History

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Alicia Brackney

Elementary School Teacher

Hi, I'm Alicia Brackney. I'm entering my fifth year at SVA and my fourteenth year of teaching. This year, I am excited to move back to 2nd grade! I love teaching elementary students! They are imaginative, silly, hilarious, and loving! Also, my husband is one of the high-school history teachers at SVA. The joy of our lives is our fun-loving little girl named EmJ!…Read More
Elementary School
Biography

Hi, I'm Alicia Brackney. I'm entering my fifth year at SVA and my fourteenth year of teaching. This year, I am excited to move back to 2nd grade! I love teaching elementary students! They are imaginative, silly, hilarious, and loving! Also, my husband is one of the high-school history teachers at SVA. The joy of our lives is our fun-loving little girl named EmJ! I’m sure I’ll share lots of stories about her with the class this year!

Years Started at SVA: 2020-21
Favorite Things
College/University: Louisiana Tech University and Azusa Pacific University
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Zack Brackney

High School Teacher

I am a Colorado native. After graduating High School, I joined the Marine Corps and served as Military Police for 4 years in Japan, California, and on a combat tour in Iraq. I transferred from the Corps to the Army National Guard and pursued a degree in History and a Secondary Teaching Certificate from the University of Northern Colorado.…Read More
High School
Biography

I am a Colorado native. After graduating High School, I joined the Marine Corps and served as Military Police for 4 years in Japan, California, and on a combat tour in Iraq. I transferred from the Corps to the Army National Guard and pursued a degree in History and a Secondary Teaching Certificate from the University of Northern Colorado. I've been at SVA for a full decade. My wife teaches at SVA, and we have a daughter who is attending pre-K here as well.

Year started at SVA: 2012
Favorite Things
College/University: UNC

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Debbie Bradley

Nurse

I am the Nurse for SVA! The healthcare team manages the medical, health, and safety needs of the SVA community. I consult and partner with SVA to provide nurse services. I am a Nationally Certified School Nurse and Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in primary care. I am married with two adult children, and in my free time, I enjoy horses, camping, kayaking, decorating, country dancing, and all things family, friends, and Colorado!…Read More
Administration/Office/Facilities
Biography

I am the Nurse for SVA! The healthcare team manages the medical, health, and safety needs of the SVA community. I consult and partner with SVA to provide nurse services. I am a Nationally Certified School Nurse and Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in primary care. I am married with two adult children, and in my free time, I enjoy horses, camping, kayaking, decorating, country dancing, and all things family, friends, and Colorado!

Year started at SVA: 2010
Favorite Things

College/University: Baylor University, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

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Molly Breaux

Preschool Teacher

I’m excited to be a part of the SkyView Family. I live in Highlands Ranch with my partner Rocky, and we have a beautiful, blended family of 4 kids who all attend SVA…ES, MS & HS! I love spending time with my family, attending live shows, and gardening. I am so excited to join the SkyView team in Pre-K.…Read More
Preschool
Biography

I’m excited to be a part of the SkyView Family. I live in Highlands Ranch with my partner Rocky, and we have a beautiful, blended family of 4 kids who all attend SVA…ES, MS & HS! I love spending time with my family, attending live shows, and gardening. I am so excited to join the SkyView team in Pre-K.

Year Started at SVA: 2023
Favorite Things
College/University: Metropolitan State University

 

 

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Chris Bridgham

High School Teacher / High School Dean of Students

This is my 18th year in education, having taught middle school and high school history classes. I graduated from Kansas State University and love rooting for my Wildcats. My wife and I have been married for 20 years and have 3 amazing kids who all attend SkyView. I love all things music, sports, and getting outdoors.…Read More
High School
Biography

This is my 18th year in education, having taught middle school and high school history classes. I graduated from Kansas State University and love rooting for my Wildcats. My wife and I have been married for 20 years and have 3 amazing kids who all attend SkyView. I love all things music, sports, and getting outdoors.

Year Started at SVA: 2016
Favorite Things
College/University: Kansas State University, Concordia University

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Andy Brocka

Elementary School Teacher

My name is Andy Brocka. I am so excited to be teaching third grade at SkyView Academy. I am starting my 5th year as a teacher, I have taught fifth grade for 4 years in DCSD. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons. Year Started at SVA: 2019 Favorite Things College/University: Teaching License Metro State/ BA in Psychology from Wartburg CollegeRead More
Elementary School
Biography

My name is Andy Brocka. I am so excited to be teaching third grade at SkyView Academy. I am starting my 5th year as a teacher, I have taught fifth grade for 4 years in DCSD. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons.

Year Started at SVA: 2019
Favorite Things
College/University: Teaching License Metro State/ BA in Psychology from Wartburg College

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Valesca Bybee

Middle School Teacher

¡Hola! I am Miss Bybee, and I have the pleasure of teaching Spanish in the Middle School. I am a native Spanish and Portuguese speaker; therefore, I am highly qualified to teach this language. I studied at The University of Colorado and received a bachelor's degree. This will be my 8th year at SkyView. I could not be more excited to be part of this school and community.…Read More
Middle School
Biography

¡Hola! I am Miss Bybee, and I have the pleasure of teaching Spanish in the Middle School. I am a native Spanish and Portuguese speaker; therefore, I am highly qualified to teach this language. I studied at The University of Colorado and received a bachelor's degree. This will be my 8th year at SkyView. I could not be more excited to be part of this school and community. I love spending my days practicing one of my native languages with my students and learning about different cultures. After school, you will find me spending time with my dogs, doing a lot of yoga, and hiking. Go Hawks!

Year Started at SVA: 2016
Favorite Things
College/University: University of Colorado

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