An IB World School

Principal: Melanie Mierzwa

An IB World School

Principal: Melanie Mierzwa

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Melanie Mierzwa

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How many years have you been doing your job? How many years at Riffenburgh?: 

I have been an educator and administrator in Poudre School District since fall of 2003 and principal at Riffenburgh since fall of 2017.  Being in education and at Riffenburgh is such a privilege.  I love being involved with all our wonderful students, families, and staff.  Before I was an administrator, I taught kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 6th grade and Literacy. 

What I love most about teaching is…: 

the individuality of each student that walks in the classroom.  I love getting to know each child at Riffenburgh!

My favorite children's book or author is...: 

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds is my favorite book and Patricia Polacco is my all time favorite author.

My hometown is...: 

Pittsford, NY since I spent a lot of my childhood there, but my birthplace is Aurora, CO.  

My Interests & Hobbies include...: 

camping, reading, and watching my kids play sports!

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