Staff Spotlights

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Meet Casey Pape, our dedicated teacher at Toddy Thomas School. With 15 years of teaching experience, including 10 in our district, Casey's passion lies in building relationships with students and creating a positive classroom. His favorite classroom sound? "Ohhh! I get it!"

- Casey Pape

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Meet Melisa Lodes, Toddy's friendly secretary. While she's only been with us since February, her deep roots in Fortuna and love for the community shine. Melisa enjoys connecting with the kids and appreciates the welcoming staff. She's likes dark chocolate

- Melisa Lodes