Rhonda Andres

​Lead Teacher in the WSHS Alternative Education Program 

Director of Fall Play, Winter Play, Summer Musical, Summer Drama Camp for K-8 Kids, Community Theatre & Heider Center Board Member

Advisor:  Pep Club, Drama Club, Senior Class 

Education:  College of St. Teresa - 1984 Bachelor of Arts in Music - Vocal & General; Aurora University-2000 Alternative Education Licensure gr. 7-12; Walden University - 2008 Masters of Science in Education - Literacy & Learning in the Content Areas gr. 6-12.

Mardeana Glasel

6-8th grade General Music & Instrumental Band Lessons

Assistant MS Band Director, Advisor/Advisee, WSMA Festival Adjudicator, La Crosse Youth Symphony Orchestra Board Member

​Education:  University of Wisconsin Stevens Point - 1990 Bachelor of Music Instrumental and General Music

Viterbo University - 2001 Masters of Arts in Education

Amy Hanson

Director of WSHS Vocal Music & Theatre Arts

HS Courses:  Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Introduction to Theatre, Theatre Arts

Director:  Show Choirs (Salem Singsations & Vivace!), Summer Musical, One-Act Play, Winter Play, Middle School Musical, Summer Drama Camp for K-8 Kids, Community Theatre, Senior Exit Project Teacher Advisor, Odyssey of the Mind coach, Co-Advisor:  Pep Club, Drama Club

Education:  Viterbo University - 1994-Bachelor of Music Education - Vocal and General Music

2002-Masters of Arts in Education, 2010-Theatre Education




Dan Heerts

Heider Center Arts Director

WSHS Technical Theatre Director

​Education:  Viterbo University - 1994 Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, University of Northern Iowa - 1997 Master of Arts in Theatre Technology & Design

Lisa Jones

K-5 General Music, 5th grade Choir

Education:  Viterbo University - Bachelor of Music Education - Vocal & General

Viterbo University - Masters in Educational Leadership Administration

David W. Kies

Director of WSHS Instrumental Music

HS Courses:  Wind Symphony, Concert Band

Jazz I, Jazz II, Pep Band, HS Marching Band, Summer Musical Pit Director, Leadership/PLC Unit Leader

Education:  University of Wisconsin Eau Claire-1994 Bachelor of Music Education-Instrumental

Kelli Martin


HS Assistant Band Director, MS Lessons

HS Courses:  Music Theory & Music Appreciation


Education:  Lakeland College - 1997 Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental and General Music Education


Elle Nimm

6-8th grade Choir, MS Show Choir, Middle School Musical Asst. Director, ELL Teacher (K-12), Advisor/Advisee

Education:  Ripon College - 2005 Bachelor of Arts Vocal Performance & Music Education (Vocal/General); currently enrolled at Western Governors University Masters of Arts English Language Learning (PK-12)

Ryan Waldhart

6-8th grade Band Director, MS Jazz Band, MS Marching Band, Advisor/Advisee, MS Boys Basketball Coach

Education:  University of Wisconsin La Crosse - 1998 Bachelor of Science - Instrumental;  Viterbo University - 2010 Master of Arts in Servant Leadership