Straub named Teacher of the Month

TEACHER OF THE MONTH–The Teacher of the Month for September was Red Bud Elementary teacher Kim Straub, center. She is pictured with some of her students, Brian Guebert of Edward Jones, at left, and Red Bud Elementary Principal Ryan McClellan, at right.

Kim Straub was named the Teacher of the Month for September by Brian Guebert of Edward Jones Investments in Red Bud, sponsor of the program.

Straub teaches eighth grade literature and English at Red Bud Elementary School. She holds a bachelors degree from St. Louis University and has attended graduate classes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

She has worked a total of 13 years for the Red Bud School District, from 1979 to 1981 and again from 2007 to the present. She has also worked at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, for the Waterloo School District and at St. Louis Academy.

She is married to Gerald and they reside in Waterloo. They have two children, Liette (Jason) Goeddel and Stuart (Rachel) Straub; and two grandchildren, Elly and Caleb Goeddel.

For more on Straub, please see this week’s print edition.