Our Staff

Here you can take a look at what makes our school so great by getting to know more about the people who work here! Our staff is committed to making sure every student’s experience is more than exceptional by providing them the help they need to succeed.

Brycen Ek


Hi! I am excited to take on the role of Principal and PE Teacher at Dayton Elementary School! After spending 15 years in schools across Europe, South America and the U.S. Mountain West, I am thrilled to be home on Flathead Lake.  As we are here to support the Rollins, Dayton and Proctor  communities, we..

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Tiffany Balestri

Kindergarten/1st Grade Teacher

Information about Tiffany Balestri.

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Kim Norman

2nd Grade Teacher

I’ve worked at Dayton Elementary for seven years, beginning as a paraprofessional in 2014/2015. In 2017, I earned a Master’s in Elementary Education. My favorite part about teaching at Dayton Elementary is our four day instructional week, because teachers always work more than the instructional days! This schedule allows me to visit other schools to..

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Cheryl Muri

3rd/4th Grade Teacher

Hello! My name is Cheryl Muri and I am a wife, a mother, and a life-long learner. My husband, Bret, and I have 3 grown children and we are in the midst of moving from Las Vegas to our family home in Rollins. 2 of our kids will remain in Las Vegas and our youngest..

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Annie Normandeau

Special Education

I have wanted to be a teacher since my middle school art teacher encouraged me and helped me find my confidence. That confidence spread to all areas and changed my life. Inspiring students to think outside the box and be confident in their abilities is my desire. My husband and I met in high school...

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Lucia Lindell

Library/Guidance Teacher

I am looking forward to my first year of teaching at Dayton Elementary! I have six years of experience teaching 5th grade, as well as one year of experience teaching 6th/8th grade Title Language Arts. Taking on the role as a librarian and guidance teacher is a new and exciting adventure for me, and I feel extra fortunate to have..

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Dolores Oberg

School Nurse

Hello My name is Dolores(Dee) Oberg I am a retired 20 year  Medical/Surgical Nurse from Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas, In July of 2017 I moved from Texas to Rollins, Montana I began working as the school nurse at Dayton in September of 2017 and thoroughly enjoy school nursing.

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Melanie Mills

Special Education Paraprofessional

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Rachel McCullough

Student Teacher

I was raised in Helena, Montana after my father retired from the military. I grew up saying I was going to be a teacher in the Air Force. After graduating from Capital High School in 2009, I left for basic training down in Texas. Shortly after, I was medically discharged and unable to serve. A few..

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