6th Grade

Jennifer Carpenter - 6th Grade Teacher

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Ms. Carpenter has been teaching in DCSD for ten years; she taught 5th grade for 7 years and this will be her fourth year teaching 6th grade. Within this departmentalized team, Ms. Carpenter teaches the best subject...reading! When she is not teaching, she loves to read and spend time with family and friends, but her favorite thing to do is travel. Be sure to ask her about her most recent summer adventures! Ms. Carpenter is looking forward to continuing to challenge and inspire lifelong learners. 

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Jennifer Carpenter

Karla Maynard - 6th Grade Teacher

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Ms. Maynard has been teaching since 1992, after graduating from the University of Texas in Austin. She taught in Texas and California before moving to Colorado and opening Eldorado in 2011. Ms. Maynard has taught second through sixth grade and loved them all (although 6th grade is her very favorite). For the past several years, she has departmentalized with the 6th grade team and taught science and social studies. When she is not teaching, Ms. Maynard loves to spend time with her family and friends, walk her dog, read lots of books and enjoy beautiful Colorado. 

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Karla Maynard

Jerri Puralewski - 6th Grade Teacher

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Mrs. Puralewski has taught high school math in Michigan as well as English in China. She worked at Western Colorado University in their technology and student affairs offices for almost 5 years in Gunnison, CO. She has been a special education paraprofessional, substitute teacher as well. Mrs. Puralewski began her career with DCSD in 2017 as the IT technician at Eldorado. She also spearheaded and taught the science special at Eldorado, many of this year's 6th graders have already been her student at one time or another. She spent the 2021-2022 school year at Ranch View Middle school where she was their IT technician for the year. However in March she finished out the school year as a long term substitute teacher at Ranch View for 7th grade math. Mrs. Puralewski is excited to return to the classroom full time.

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