Lower Elementary (K-3)

The lower elementary classes consist of  kindergarten through third grades. The classes integrate Biblical teaching into our core curricula of language arts, math, writing, social studies, science, and health.  Students are also enriched with classes in chapel, library, art, music, and physical education classes on a weekly basis. The lower grades are a critical time for students to not only learn fundamental concepts and mechanics through a variety of learning approaches but also to develop learning skills and Biblical truths that will set the stage for a lifetime of success.

Shelley Kyzer is in her second year at Lakeview Christian School and her 23rd year as a teacher. She has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Indiana University-Kokomo and a Master of Arts in Curriculum/Instruction from Piedmont College. After moving away from home, she is glad to be back in Marion. Shelley is married to Jason. They have a grown daughter (Chelsey) and a young son (Clarke).  She is excited to minister and teach the children at Lakeview.

First - Karmen McKelvey

Ms. McKelvey has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan University.  This is her first year teaching and her first year at LCS. 

 

“I am looking forward to inspiring students and learning from them throughout the year.  There is so much excitement and joy in the minds of young learners and I cannot wait to have a role in bringing that about.”

Mrs. Davis is a Taylor University graduate with a BS in Elementary Education and an Endorsement in Special Education. Her years of teaching school are 14 and she also home schooled seven years. Two of her children attend Lakeview. 

“Raising children to love and serve God involves input from family, church, and school. I am proud to be a teacher at a Christian school that encourages the use of the Word of God and love for our country in every aspect. I love the adventure of a brand new day with my students and seeing them come alive with enthusiasm for learning! I am blessed to be a part of this great school!”

Mrs. Pearson has a B.S. and M.A. in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan University and Ball State University, respectively. She has 30 years’ experience teaching and educating children.

“God has gifted me with a love for children. It is my belief that each and every child has the potential to learn and succeed. As a classroom teacher, I will do everything on my part to ensure each student’s success. Each child’s success is my success ! Since I began teaching in the fall of 1986, I have developed a great love for the students that God brings our way. I still feel that “calling” now 30 years later. Having the privilege to share about God and His truths in every aspect of my teac

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Upper Elementary (4-6)

The upper elementary program builds on the foundation established by the lower elementary through biblically integrated instruction in foundational courses—language arts (English, reading, spelling/vocabulary) math, history, and science. Through expanded academics and the development of critical thinking skills students are equipped for success in the secondary program. The teachers in the upper elementary program want to partner with the parents in providing academic, spiritual, and emotional guidance and support. We desire to see students become life-long learners and achievers who are grounded in God’s Word.

Mrs. Springer has her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Springer attends Lakeview Wesleyan Church and teaches the Preschool Beginner's Church class. She has taught American Sign Language  at Lakeview Christian School for 3 years. Both of her children attend LCS. This will be her first year as an elementary teacher at Lakeview Christian School.

Mrs. Skinner has a B.A. in elementary education from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has enjoyed working in education for nearly twenty years. She is an active member of Lakeview Wesleyan Church. Both her children graduated from Lakeview Christian School.

“I love education and I am motivated to help children obtain as much knowledge and information as they can while they are under my supervision. I enjoy teaching in a Christian school and I love incorporating the Word of God in all the content areas.”

Ms. Fox has been an educator for over 25 years and joined our team in 2016. Her daughter is in sixth grade and attends LCS. She graduated from Purdue University with a B.A. in Elementary Education.

“Every day is a new adventure and I love seeing the light in my student’s eyes after grasping a new concept or learning something new.”

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Lakeview Christian School  5318 S. Western Ave. Marion, IN 46953

Preschool DayCare Phone 765.677.4265                                     K-12 Phone 765.677.4266 

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