The Support Staff
Mrs. Mallie Jacobs
Upper School Extended Care
Ms. Leah Stringer
Elementary Art/Music Teacher
Ms. Stringer joined our Glendale family in 2019, however she has been teaching Pre-K for the last 4 years. When asked what she loves most about her job, her answer was, “I love interacting with the kids and encouraging them everyday in their walk with God. Children are definitely the funniest people I know. I love that I am able to be a part of their life!”
Ms. Stringer enjoys leading worship, hiking, swimming, game nights, movies and family and friends!
Favorite Bible verse:
Zephaniah 3:17 - “For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a Mighty Savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”
Mrs. Jessica Dumas
Ms. Jessica is our extended care, pre-school aide, and lunchroom aide and she has been with Glendale since 2013. She has this to say about her job, “I have always loved children. In the past, I taught horseback riding lessons to children. Here at the school, the teachers and staff put 100% into nurturing the children here, and to me, that is an important atmosphere to work in.” When Ms. Jessica is away from work, she enjoys horses, camping, fishing, hiking, landscaping in her yard and making glass bead jewelry.
Favorite Quote: "We are not perfect and there is only one who is and that is God. Mistakes will be made and we have to remember forgiveness as we are forgiven for our sins by God."
Mrs. Cynthia Holstein
Mrs. Sasha Tinker
Ms. Sasha has been with Glendale since 2014. She is the Choir teacher. Ms. Sasha says this about working at Glendale, “I love interacting with the kids and just building them up on a daily basis. The funny things they say are the best and I love having the opportunity to impact their lives. Those little kids complete me. Working at Glendale has made me a better person.”
“Happiness is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.”
Mr. Brian Strickland
Choir, Worship Team & Technical/Sound Support
Ms. Sandy Heinze
Ms. Sandy has been serving lunches with a smile in the Glendale cafeteria since 2013. Ms. Sandy says, “What could be more fun than feeding hungry children! I love getting to know them better. The students are always smiling during lunchtime.” When Ms. Sandy is away from school, she enjoys country music, NASCAR racing, reading, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
Favorite Bible Verse:
Exodus 20:7 - “Do not misuse the name of the Lord your God. The Lord will not let you go unpunished if you misuse His name.”