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New Faces at Oak Grove

Jenna Dee
Kindergarten Teacher
jenna.dee@oakgrovelutheran.com

Jen Dee will be joining the Oak Grove community as the newest kindergarten teacher. Jen is a graduate of Augsburg College in Minneapolis. This past school year she was the long-term substitute for Mrs. Caspers and Mrs. Wehri. She and her husband, Tom, and I live in West Fargo with their dog, Benelli.

Lynsey Rittenbach
Career Advisor and Alumni Relations
lynsey.rittenbach@oakgrovelutheran.com

Lynsey is excited to connect students and alumni through career development at Oak Grove! As a Grover, Boilermaker, Mystic, and Bison, Lynsey has utilized her diverse education and work experiences to establish a unique career, most recently working for the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education in their Career Resource Network. When she’s not working, Lynsey spends most of her time at home in beautiful chaos with her husband and three little sons, her mom and their two cats.

Kayla Stanga
2nd Grade Teacher
kayla.stanga@oakgrovelutheran.com

I am so excited to be the new second grade teacher at Oak Grove. I graduated from Oak Grove High School and Colorado Christian University. This past school year I was a para for 2nd and 4th grade classrooms in Lakewood, CO and a substitute teacher in the Fargo School District and at Oak Grove Elementary. My husband and I live in West Fargo with our dog and cat. I am very excited to be back in the Oak Grove community and look forward to a great year! 

Mariah Westehausen
High School Math Teacher
mariah.westehausen@oakgrovelutheran.com

I am very excited to join Oak Grove as the new high school math teacher.  I have taught for seven years in the Pingree-Buchanan School District.  I graduated from Valley City State University and gained my master's degree from Minot State University.  I look forward to moving into the Fargo-Moorhead area this year.