Continuous Distance Learning

Continuous Distance Learning

Welcome to Vista's Continuous Distance Learning page for students and families.

Please find contact information for principals and teachers below, along with other important information about how to continue student learning during the school closure.

For our special education teachers, specialists (music, P.E., technology and ELL teachers, librarian, reading and math specialists, speech language pathologist) and our counselor, scroll to the bottom of the page.

Principals

Principal: Jennifer Behrends
Email: jennifer.behrends@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email

Assistant Principal: Wayne Thomasson
Email: wayne.thomasson@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email

Kindergarten

Teacher: Carrie Stewart
Email: carrie.stewart@ksd.org
Office Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3 to 5 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

Teacher: Lisa Fann
Email: lisa.fann@ksd.org
Office Hours: 8 to 11 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Room, Zoom

Teacher: Meghan Paeschke
Email: meghan.paeschke@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 to 11 a.m., 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email

Teacher: Brenda Zehnder
Email: brenda.zehnder@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 to 11 a.m., 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours:
Method(s) of Communication for Class: 

Kinder Learning Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Kinder Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Kinder Learning Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Kinder Learning Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Kinder Learning Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Kinder Learning Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

First Grade

Teacher: Allison Goforth
Email: allison.goforth@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 to 10 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind, MobyMax

Teacher: Emily Parker (Sub Teacher: Tracie Vertz)
Email: tracie.vertz@ksd.orgemily.parker@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 to 10 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

Teacher: Emily Morgan
Email: emily.morgan@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

1st Grade Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Second Grade

Teacher: Pam Vietz
Email: pam.vietz@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, ClassDojo
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Google Classroom

Teacher: Amy Jennings-Birch
Email: amy.jennings@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind, Text Me App, Call (509) 222-6367
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Google Classroom, MobyMax

Teacher: Tracey Dirk
Email: tracey.dirk@ksd.org
Office Hours: Mon & Tues (9 to 11 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m.), Wed. (9 to 11 a.m.)
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Google Classroom
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Google Classroom

Teacher: Jessica Crowe
Email: jessica.crowe@ksd.org
Office Hours: Wed. (2-4 p.m.), Thurs. & Fri. (9 to 11 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m.)
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours:
Method(s) of Communication for Class: 

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Ms. Vietz Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Ms. Vietz Lesson Plans -5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/14

Week 6

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Ms. Vietz Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Ms. Vietz Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Dirk & Crowe Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Mrs. Jennings-Birch Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Ms. Vietz Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Third Grade

Teacher: Katie Fullerton
Email: katie.fullerton@ksd.org
Office Hours: 12 to 2 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

Teacher: Heidi Berry
Email: heidi.berry@ksd.org
Office Hours: 2 to 4 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind, MobyMax

Teacher: Hollie Lindgren
Email: hollie.lindgren@ksd.org
Office Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

3rd Grade Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

3rd Grade Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

3rd Grade Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

3rd Grade Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

3rd Grade Learning Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

3rd Grade Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Fourth Grade

Teacher: Brenda Warnaca
Email: brenda.warnaca@ksd.org
Office Hours: 1 to 2 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind, Google Classroom

Teacher: Johnna Reavis
Email: johnna.reavis@ksd.org
Office Hours: 1 to 2 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind, Google Classroom
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Google Classroom

Teacher: Crystal Magana
Email: crystal.magana@ksd.org
Office Hours: 12 to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind (541) 371-2742, Google Classroom
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Google Classroom, Rapid Identity

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Reavis Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Ms. Warnaca Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Mrs. Magana Lesson Plans - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Fifth Grade

Teacher: Brienne Leach
Email: brienne.leach@ksd.org
Office Hours: M-F 1 to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind: @vip55th (Portable 5 – 5th graders), Phone: (509) 222-6373
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind, Google Classroom

Teacher: Jared Kessie
Email: jared.kessie@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 to 11 a.m., 3 to 5 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, PortableViking.com
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Portableviking.com, Google Classroom, or Microsoft Teams

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24 (Copy link below)

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objectives-4-20-thru-4-24/

Mrs. Leach Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1 (Copy link below)

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objects-4-27-thru-5-1/

Mrs. Leach Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8 (Copy link below)

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objectives-5-4-thru-5-8/

Mrs. Leach Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objectives-5-11-thru-5-15/

Mrs. leach Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22 (Copy link below)

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objectives-5-18-thru-5-22/

Mrs. Leach Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mr. Kessie Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29 (Copy link below)

http://portableviking.com/index.php/assignments/learning-objectives-5-26-thru-5-29/

Mrs. Leach Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

KOG

Teacher: Jessica Robledo
Email: jessica.robledo@ksd.org
Office Hours: 8:30 to 11 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Google Classroom, Class Blog, Zoom

Teacher: April Samples
Email: april.samples@ksd.org
Office Hours: 12 to 1 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Remind
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Google Classroom

Teacher: Debbie Devine
Email: debbie.devine@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Zoom

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 4/20 thr 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Robledo Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Samples Lesson Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Mrs. Samples Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Samples Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Samples Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Samples Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Mrs. Devine Lesson Plans - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Mrs. Devine Lesson Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Mrs. Devine Lesson Plans - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Mrs. Devine Lesson Plans - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Mrs. Devine Lesson Plans - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Special Education

Tier II Teacher: Hailey Turner 
Email: hailey.turner@ksd.org
Office Hours: 1 to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Google Classroom
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Google Classroom

Teacher: Austin Didier 
Email: austin.didier@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 to 11 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Google Classroom
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Google Classroom

Specialists

Music Teacher: Kelly McFadden 
Email: kelly.mcfadden@ksd.org
Office Hours: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email

P.E. Teacher: Bart Miller 
Email: bart.miller@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email

Technology Teacher: Karen Brutzman 
Email: karen.brutzman@ksd.org
Office Hours: 1 to 2 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email

Librarian: Michelle Melville 
Email: michelle.melville@ksd.org
Office Hours: 10 to 11 a.m., 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, (509) 222-5831
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Through classroom teachers or this website

Speech Language Pathologist: Shealyn Hansen 
Email: shealyn.hansen@ksd.org
Office Hours: 1 to 3 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Zoom by appointment, Text/Call (541) 701-9873
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Remind

Reading Specialist (Grades K-1) Teacher: Kristy McKinnon 
Email: kristy.mckinnon@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Through Classroom Teachers

Reading Specialist (Grades 2-3) Teacher: Jeff Smith 
Email: jeff.smith@ksd.org
Office Hours: 12 to 1 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Through Classroom Teachers

Reading Specialist (Grades 4-5) Teacher: Yvonne Carlson 
Email: yvonne.carlson@ksd.org
Office Hours: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Mon., Weds., Fri.), 2 to 4 p.m. (Tues., Thurs.)
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Through Classroom Teachers

Math Specialist Teacher: Ester Oatis 
Email: ester.oatis@ksd.org
Office Hours: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, MobyMax
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Through Classroom Teachers

English Language Learner Teacher: Calleen Reis 
Email: calleen.reis@ksd.org
Office Hours: 9 to 11 a.m.
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 4/20 thru 4/24

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plan - 4/20 thru 4/24

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plans - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Music Grades K-2 Learning Plan - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Music Grades 3-5 Learning Plan - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

PE Plan for April thru June

PE Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

1st Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

2nd Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Grades 3-5 Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

1st Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

2nd Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Grades 3-5 Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

1st Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

2nd Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Grades 3-5 Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

1st Grade Tech Weekly learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

2nd Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Grades 3-5 Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

1st Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

2nd Grade Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Grades 3-5 Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Kinder Tech Weekly Learning Plan - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 3/30 thru 4/3

Week 1

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 3/30 thru 4/3

Week 1

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 3/30 thru 4/3

Week 1

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/13 thru 4/17

Week 2

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/13 thru 4/17

Week 2

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/13 thru 4/17

Week 2

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Grades K-1: A Bedtime for Bear Activity

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Grades K-1 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Grades 2-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Grade K-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Grades K-3 Library Weekly Learning Plan - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Grades 4-5 Library Weekly Learning Plan

Week 8

Counselor

Counselor: Melissa Whitmore 
Email: melissa.whitmore@ksd.org
Office Hours: 12 to 1 p.m. (Mon., Tues., Weds.), 9 to 11 a.m. (Thurs.)
Method(s) of Communication for Office Hours: Email, Call (509) 222-6084
Method(s) of Communication for Class: Email, Call (509) 222-6084

Family Character Challenge - 4/27 thru 5/1

Week 4

Family Character Challenge - 4/20 thru 4/24

Week 3

Family Character Challenge - 5/4 thru 5/8

Week 5

Family Character Challenge - 5/11 thru 5/15

Week 6

Family Character Challenge - 5/18 thru 5/22

Week 7

Family Character Challenge - 5/26 thru 5/29

Week 8

Family Character Challenge - 6/1 thru 6/5

Week 9