Meet Mrs. Thomas


Family –

My husband Andy and I have two children. David serves in the US Navy and is stationed on the USS Harry S. Truman, and Carrie attends Colby Community College.

Favorite Verse –

“I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13

Education –

I received my Bachelor of Science in Education degree at Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. I majored in Elementary Education and have a concentration in music.

Awards / Achievements –

I have taught 31 years in Lutheran schools sharing the love of Jesus, and 28 of those years have been at Holy Cross. In the past I have served as Director of Music and have directed children’s choirs and hand bell choirs.

I was recognized as Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Learning Center for Health in 2015 and honored to be given the Golden Apple Award in 2016 presented by Davis-Moore, KAKE TV, and Freddy’s Frozen Custard.

Professional Goals –

I strive to continue helping children grow spiritually, academically, physically, emotionally, and socially and share the love of Jesus with them every day. My goal is to make learning fun with having special units, activities, and field trips in the 4th grade.

Hobbies –

I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, scrap-booking, and traveling.

Our Faith

Mission Statement:

We, through God’s grace, nurture spiritual, academic, physical, emotional, and social growth in children by guiding them to become responsible citizens and members of the body of Christ.

This Year’s Theme:

“Real. Present. God.”