Mrs. Jerrine Oleen, 3rd Grade Teacher

Soderstrom Elementary School  ~  Phone (785) 227-2945

email: joleen@smokyvalley.org

About Me

My name is Jerrine Oleen. I am married to R. Clair Oleen who i just retired as the men’s basketball coach at Bethany College after a 38 year career there. Clair and I will soon have our 43rd wedding anniversary. We have a son, Nathan, who is an Intellectual Properties attorney. He lives in Kansas City. Our daughter, Andrea, has "retired" from being a TV news anchor at an ABC station in Virginia to be a full time mommy to their four year old son, August. She and her husband J live in Charles Town, WV.

I received all 12 years of my education in this school system and graduated from Bethany College in 1978 with a degree in Computer Science and Business. Before my children were born I worked as an accountant. After staying home with my children when they were younger, I went through my second phase of “What do you want to be when you grow up?”. At that time I went back to school at Bethany College and received an education degree. I completed my Master’s of Science in Elementary Education at K-State in 2000. I am currently in my 27th year of teaching.

Contact Information

In order to provide my students with the best educational opportunities that I can, it is very important that you and I keep the lines of communication open.

If you ever have a question, concern, or comment, please feel free to contact me at school 227-2945.

My home is 227-3279 and my cell phone number is 785-826-3223. My email address at school is joleen@smokyvalley.org.

I would be happy to talk with you or schedule a conference.

Daily Schedule

8:00-8:15 - Morning Work

8:15-8:30 - Spelling

8:30-9:45 - Reading Groups (On Wednesday we start at 9:00)

9:45-10:30 - Language Arts

10:30-11:10 - Science

11:10-11:50 - P.E. on Monday and Wednesday

Music on Tuesday and Thursday

Friday- Half/Half

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-12:45 - Lunch Recess

12:45-1:00 - Handwriting

1:10-1:45 - Social Studies (Tuesday- Library)

1:45-2:00 - Recess

2:00-3:00 - Math

3:00-3:15 - Pack and Stack

3:15-3:30 - Teacher Read Aloud

3:30 - Dismiss

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