Hello, I am Laurie Neher and I am thrilled to be teaching a combined grades four and five class at Coalbanks Elementary. I have been teaching in Lethbridge School Division #51 for 18 years. I am married to Calvin Neher and we have one amazing son who currently attends High School. We love the outdoors and spending time in nature.I believe in student leadership and encourage students to recognize their own strengths and talents while finding ways to shine their own "light" and share it with others. Students in our room participate in creating a classroom mission at the beginning of the year and learn how to collaborate together in a safe and caring environment in order to reach their goals. Students are also encouraged to share their curiosities and ask many questions during their learning journey and are supported to solve problems independently. I feel privileged and excited to be part of each child's life at school and love to watch them grow throughout their journey at Coalbanks elementary school.