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Pictured are AHS juniors Maddy Deerman and Kyler Bowerman who, somewhat reluctant to face the end of summer, reported to the commons area at Artesia High School this morning to receive their class schedules for the coming year. (Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

Pictured are AHS juniors Maddy Deerman and Kyler Bowerman who, somewhat reluctant to face the end of summer, reported to the commons area at Artesia High School this morning to receive their class schedules for the coming year. (Teresa Lemon – Daily Press)

ARTESIA – Artesia Public Schools will be holding a breakfast to welcome the new certified staff for APS on Thursday morning.

Those being welcomed to their new positions include: Lauryn Waits, speech lanquage pathologist, Special Education Department; Vanessa Rolston, apprentice speech language pathologist, Special Education Department; Yanet Montelongo, school counselor/social worker, Artesia High School; Joan Mondragon, SPED inclusion math teacher, Artesia High School, Dominie Dew, math/science teacher, Park Junior High; Aubany Porter, D­level SPED teacher, Park Junior High; Loretta Lawson, English teacher, Park Junior High; Erin Allen, science teacher, Park Junior High; Amy Morrison, math teacher, Park Junior High; Casey Crandall, science teacher/coach, Park Junior High; Jessica Zottneck, math teacher, Park Junior High; Courtni Callaway, SPED inclusion teacher, Park Junior High; Billy Mondragon, social studies teacher/coach, Zia Intermediate; Michaele Torres, third grade teacher, Roselawn Elementary; Elizabeth Parra, fifth grade teacher, Roselawn Elementary; Tara Gomez, fifth grade teacher, Yeso Elementary; Alise Mullen, school nurse, Yeso Elementary; and Susan Miller, fourth grade teacher, Hermosa Elementary.