Calvary Lutheran School employs some of the brightest, most experienced, most dedicated staff that the Kansas City area has to offer. Our staff strives to drive our students down a path towards excellence, equipping children with a Christ-centered education that will impact the rest of their lives.

Schedule a tour to get to know the dedicated teachers, administrators, and board members at Calvary Lutheran School!


Rev. Bryce Bereuter
Senior Pastor

Mrs. Lea Ann Combs
Interim Principal

K-8th Faculty

Mrs. Laurie Riddle

Ms. Melody Riddell
1st Grade

Mrs. Corrie Klatt
2nd Grade

Mrs. Jordan Gutterman
3rd Grade

Mrs. Lori Diveley
4th Grade

Mrs. Melissa White
5th Grade

Mrs. Candi VanVolkenburgh
6th Grade, Athletic Director & Middle School PE

 Mr. Bruce Kletke
6th Grade & Technology

Mrs. Jennifer Liu
7th Grade

Mr. Chris Auger
8th Grade

Mrs. Ruth Kunkel
Music & Enrichment

Mr. Christian Nord
PE, Health, Science, & Athletic Director

Mrs. Elita Merker
Art & Enrichment

Mrs. Lori Hodges
Kindergarten & Class Substitute

Mrs. Roxanne Reimer

Mrs. Donna Goeglein
8th Grade Math

Mr. Peter Olson


Mrs. Rachael Lavender
School Services

Mrs. Patricia Lofthouse
Finance Coordinator

Mrs. Rachel Lauer
Food Services

Mr. Bill Nelson
Facilities Manager

Board of Christian Education

Our board consists of volunteer leaders who work with faculty, administrators, staff, and parents to foster a thriving academic environment for our children, centered on Christ’s love. The congregation of Calvary Lutheran Church elects the Board of Christian Education, and all members serve a minimum two-year term.

  • Audrey Jones
  • Brian Yoder
  • Kathy Williams-Griffin
  • Mike Menter
  • Nikki Turner

To contact the Board of Christian Education, please email