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Nicole Elder » Mrs. Elder's Biology Website

Mrs. Elder's Biology Website

Welcome to 9th grade biology!  I am super excited to be part of the Fort Leavenworth School District!  This is my 20th year as an educator and I still find the start of school a thrilling time! 
I come from a family of educators: my mom was a science teacher in the St. Joseph School District; my sister, Amy Foley, is a Highland Community College instructor; another sister, Teresa Juhl, currently works in the St. Joseph School District as an ESOL teacher; and my husband, Israel Elder, is a social studies teacher at Riverside School District.  I LOVE school and hope to transfer the "love of learning" along to my students.  For the few hours a week when I'm not wrapped up in school-related work, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading books, going to the library and traveling.  My husband and I have three children, Elizabeth, Anneliese and Elijah. While our oldest is grown and married, we have two remaining children in the house who are currently USD #207 students. 
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  I look forward to a fabulous year at Patton Junior High!