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.

Juliana May 2021

Learn About Our School

Dayton School was built in 1910. According to student research, Dayton School is the oldest continuously operational school in the state!

Taking Care of the Environment

Darlene Hartman


As a lifelong learner, I’ve engaged 38 years as an educator – 33 years as a teacher (K12 + adult), 5 years as a District Curriculum Director and 7 years as a Principal. During this time I’ve acquired a Dual Major Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and K-12 Art. I hold an Associates Degree in..

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Juliana Simonson

Administrative Assistant

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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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Tiffany Balestri

Kindergarten Teacher

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Kim Norman

1st Grade Teacher

I’ve worked at Dayton Elementary for six 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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Jaydyn Fangsrud

2nd-3rd Grade Combo Teacher

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Amy Baier

4th-5th Grade Combo Teacher

My name is Amy Baier. I am teaching the 4/5 combination class at Dayton this year; however, I have taught every grade from Preschool to Adult. I have been teaching for 20 years. I have taught at two different one-room schools and three different two-room schools. I have also taught at Head Start and Adult..

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Richard Balestri

6th Grade Teacher

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Destiny Baker

Instructional Paraprofessional

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Rachell McCullough

Instructional Paraprofessional

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Kay Lynn

Art Teacher

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