• Site-based Management Team General Information

    The SVMS Site-Based Management Team helps to create the conditions that overcome alienation and disconnection within the total school program. This leadership team strives to promote a positive environment and climate that enables parents and staff to work together in supporting the development of children in school and sharing their wisdom to plan academic, social, and staff development programs aimed at improving teaching and learning.

    The team is comprised of representatives of each of the following groups: parents, teachers, classified employees, and administrators.

    Sun Valley Middle School’s Mission

    • Igniting Learning, Empowering Leaders

    SVMS's School Improvement Plan

    2022 - 2023 Site-based Management Team Members

    • Gina Chisum - Principal
    • Alycia Nikolaus - 6th Grade Assistant Principal Representative
    • Larae Biggerstaff - 7th Grade Assistant Principal Representative
    • Rhonda Gainey - 8th Grade Assistant Principal Representative
    • Monique Fernandez - 6th Grade Teacher Representative 
    • Mickie Lethgo - 7th Grade Teacher Representative
    • Craig Ringersen - 8th Grade Teacher Representative
    • Lauren Zalenski - 8th Grade Teacher Representative   
    • Mary Beth Scheer - EC Teacher Representative
    •  - Encore Teacher Representative
    • Kirsten Weigert - Support Staff Representative
    • Karen Mathieson - Support Staff Representative
    • Jody Legare - 7th/8th Grade Teacher/Professional Advisory Committee/PAC Representative
    • Molly Oson - Teacher-at-Large Representative
    • Kristin Villanueva - Parent Representative
  • Meeting Minutes

    2023/2024 School Year Minutes Link

    2022/2023 School Year Minutes Link


    Meeting Schedule

    Site-based team meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month. The meetings are held in the media center at 7:30 am.

    Emergency Meeting: September 8, 2023

    September 20, 2023

    October 18, 2023

    November 15, 2023

    January 17, 2024

    February 21, 2024

    March 20, 2024

    April 17, 2024

    May 15, 2024