Month: December 2018

Trisha Cygeirt, Kindergarten Teacher

phone: 231-873-4850 ext. 1234 email: tcygeirt@walkerville.k12.mi.us Mrs. Cygeirt has enjoyed being a part of the “educational journeys” for hundreds of Walkerville students for almost 30 years. “Kindergarten is a wonderful grade to teach,” she said. “You’re building beginning reading skills in your students – critical concepts they will carry with them forever. As the students …

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Jolene Babbin, 5th Grade Teacher

Phone: 231-873-4850 ext. 1234 email: jbabbin@walkerville.k12.mi.us Jolene has been teaching in Walkerville since the turn of the century. (The year 2000, to be exact.) Like her colleagues, she appreciates our district’s small size. “You get to know everyone,” she said. “And what makes 5th grade special are the kids themselves. They are still excited to …

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Principal Conkle with business manager Sandra Ooman and secretary Beth Oomen

Joseph Conkle, Principal

“Amazing things are happening in our school.” Walkerville Principal and Athletic Director Joe Conkle said he is blessed to be raising his family in rural Oceana County, where he grew up.   The Walkerville Board of Education selected Conkle, 34, as principal of its K-12 school in August 2018.  For the six years previous, Conkle …

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