Welcome to 2nd Grade



 Meet the Second Grade Teachers

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Susan Mesches
Susan moved to Colorado from New York in 1998. She started teaching at Sanchez in 2000. She has taught both fourth and second grades.
Susan received her Bachelor’s Degree from Creighton University, her Master’s Degree from the University of New England, and an ESL certificate from Regis University. Susan is married and has two adult sons. She enjoys crocheting and quilting.
Contact Susan at Susan.Mesches@bvsd.org or at ext. 7318.
Madeline Puterbaugh
Madeline is student teaching with Ms. Sanders, and has a degree in Anthropology from the University of Colorado. She will be recieving her teaching license this year.


Bev Sanders 
Bev began her career out of college as a sports writer for a newspaper in central California, but after too many late nights, decided that she wanted to go back to school to become a teacher. She has now been teaching in Lafayette for 14 years and was the after school coordinator at Ryan Elementary for 3 years before she began teaching. She has taught fourth grade at Lafayette Elem. and fifth grade at Pioneer, and fourth and Fifth grade at Sanchez. She has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from CU Boulder. Bev is also coaching as the head volleyball coach at Centaurus High School.
Along with all the teaching, Bev has three children. Alex, a graduate of Black Hills State in South Dakota ; Dillon graduated from the University of Northern Colorado; and Evan is a senior at the University of Washingtonand plays volleyball for the Huskies. She also has four dogs: Buddy, Roxy, and Cheyenne and Wayne.

Bev's favorite activities include: reading, hanging out with family and friends and drinking Starbuck's.
Contact Bev at Bev.Sanders@bvsd.org or at ext.7324.
Paige Wild
Paige started teaching at Sanchez in 2001, after returning from Thailand where she was a Peace Corps volunteer.  She has a Bachlor's degree in social work form Humboldt State in California, a teaching certificate from CU Boulder, and is now back at CU getting her master's degree in curriculum and instruction in mathematics. 
Paige lives in the mountains in Boulder with her two kids and husband. 
Contact her at Paige.Wild@bvsd.org or at ext. 7368.
Sanchez Elementary School
655 Sir Galahad Drive, Lafayette, CO  80026
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