5th Grade

Callie Avon

5th Grade Teacher

E: callie.avon@dmschools.org


I'm Callie Avon, and I'm a teacher at Hillis Elementary! My husband and I have a daughter named Leah and a son named Oliver. I enjoy riding my bike, spending time with my family and teaching! I have high expectations for all of my students. I look forward to building relationships with my students and watching them grow throughout the year.

Colleges Attended:
Kansas Wesleyan University
Baker University

Highest Degree Earned:
Masters Degree

Years of Experience: 6 years

Years at Hillis: 2 years

Original Hometown: Salina, Kansas

High School Attended: Salina Central

Miranda Crisp

5th Grade

E: miranda.crisp@dmschools.org


When not in school I enjoy spending time with my family, reading , and  trying new things. I am a lover of animals and  have a classroom pet turtle named King Tut.
College(s) attended: Iowa State University
Highest Degree Earned: B.S.

Endorsement(s): Reading

Years of Experience: 6

Years at Hillis: 5

Original Hometown: Ravenna, Ohio

High School Attended: Valley High School: West Des Moines, IA

Melanie Overton

5th Grade Teacher