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Mr. Kurt Busse


Mr. Kurt Busse

Position:  8th Homeroom, 7th & 8th Math, 6th-8th PE, Athletic Director

Mr. Busse has been at Trinity since August of 1995.  He was raised near Ft. Wayne, IN, attended Lutheran schools there (Wyneken, then Concordia H.S.) before attending Concordia College in Seward, Nebraska where he received his BS in Education.  In 1990 he completed his Masters in Administration at Concordia University, River Forest (Chicago).  He and his wife, Laura, have two grown children and have enjoyed serving together at Trinity.  Sola Deo Gloria.

Favorite Bible verse:  
Romans 8:28
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.  

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Mrs. Lisa Matejka

Mrs. Lisa Matejka

Position: Assistant Principal & 7th and 8th Grade Science & Engineering Teacher

Mrs. Lisa Matejka is a graduate of Eureka College and Illinois State University, with a bachelor’s of science in Mathematics (with Teacher Certification), and a master’s degree in Teaching and Learning, with a focus on using Design Thinking as a tool for integrated learning. Prior to joining the Trinity Lutheran School Family in 2015, Lisa taught mathematics, technology & engineering, and design; she is excited to bring each of those subjects into the junior high science classroom to enhance students’ understandings of the integrated nature of our world. Mrs. Matejka feels blessed by the opportunity to work with students, teachers, and families at TLS in order to help develop well-rounded, lifetime Christian disciples who have the skills needed to make a positive difference in God’s world.  Mrs. Matejka and her husband, Wes, live in Bloomington, with their two children Nicolas (Cole) and MacKenzie, both of whom attend TLS.   

Favorite Bible Verse:  Psalm 19:14 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”

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