Individuals and Societies

Joshua Brown

8th Grade - Individuals & Societies

E: joshua.brown@dmschools.org

Biography

I started teaching at Goodrell in 2006. I am looking forward to getting to know your students and helping them improve and be successful. My wife teaches science with the Baxter Community School District. We have one son, William, who is is attending Baxter Community Schools. I enjoy reading, playing and watching sports, supporting students, and spending time with my family.

Shanon Buckroyd

6th Grade - Individuals & Societies

E: shanon.buckroyd@dmschools.org

Biography

I am teaching Spanish at Goodrell. Before this, I taught elementary Spanish to grades 1-6 in West Des Moines. I got my Bachelor's in Spanish Education and Elementary Education from the University of Northern Iowa in 2005, and graduated with my Master's degree in General Education in 2010. I am so excited to work with the students of Goodrell igniting a passion in language learning.

Links

http://goodrellspanish.wikispaces.com/

Paul Greene

6th Grade - Individuals & Societies

E: paul.greene@dmschools.org

Mary Harrigan

7th Grade - Individuals & Societies

E: mary.harrigan@dmschools.org

Pat Lowe

7th Grade - Individual & Societies

E: patrick.lowe@dmschools.org

Biography

I am the special education behavior interventionist here at Goodrell. I started teaching in 2000 as a special education teacher at Hoover High School where I also coached baseball, football, and swimming. I have lived on the East side of Des Moines my entire life. I went to Brooks Elementary School, Goodrell Middle School, and East High School. I am extremely lucky to be working at such a wonderful school in my own neighborhood. My wife Erin is a teacher at Pleasant Hill Elementary and we have one son, Tyler. I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors, and cheering on the Bears, Cubs, and Hawkeyes.

Brad Manson

8th Grade - Individuals & Societies

E: bradley.manson@dmschools.org

Biography

My name is Mr. Manson. Besides teaching, I coach the 8th grade football team for East High School. In my free time I enjoy time with my family, working out, watching sports and reading. I teach language arts and civics. I look forward to working with you and getting to know you throughout the year.