Welcome New Staff

New faces alert! Say hello to the following new members of the Gotsch family! We have…..

NicoleMiss Nicole Arnoff – Special School District Educator
Miss Arnoff is a former student at Gotsch and has come full circle, from student to teacher! Just like your own kids, they may fly the roost but they always come back! (PS it’s a plan…we leave bread crumbs!)


Mrs. Ellen Birkedal – Music Instructing EducatorEllen
Mrs. Birkedal was Gotsch’s after school string teacher last year, but taught orchestra at RMS and Affton High School during the school day. She will continue her duties at the high school part time but will be full time at Gotsch….yep we are the lucky ones!


MackenzieMiss Mackenzie Ely – 4th Grade Educator
Miss Ely is new to the district and is a first year teacher. She is very excited to be with Affton and we are very fortunate that she chose us to start her teaching career!



Mrs. Betsy Hanak – SSD Speech & Language Pathologist
Mrs. Hanak previously instructed at RMS and has been with Affton for 7 years. She is eager to meet her new students and has been very busy preparing her room for their arrival!

RMr. Nisvet Muharemovic – SSD Teacher Assistant
Mr. Muharemovis is also with Special School District, he will be working with us to best meet the needs of our children and is a welcomed addition to the Gotsch family!

So that’s it for the beginning of another fabulous year at Gotsch Intermediate School! Please welcome all of these exceptional people to our amazing school! Can’t wait to see you all, please enjoy the rest of your summer days! See you soon!
Purple & Gold 4Ever!