Sarah Black

This is my 19th year teaching at Fruitland Elementary (12 years in 2nd grade and 7 in Kindergarten).  I graduated from the University of Idaho…Go Vandals! My husband and I have 3 kids, and we enjoy camping and watching our kids activities.  

Wren Garcia

I am a 1999 graduate of Weiser High School and a 2004 graduate of Boise State University.  I am married and we have 3 daughters.  This is my 13th year of teaching at Fruitland Elementary School.  I taught special education in the resource room for my first 9 years and have spent the last 4 years teaching developmental preschool.  I love my job!  

Molly Lewellen

This is my 10th year teaching Kindergarten at Fruitland Elementary.  I graduated from Eastern Oregon University in 2006.  I have 4 children ages 27, 25, 15 and 13.  My husband also works for the district as the Bus Mechanic.  I enjoy camping, reading, going to the mountains , and going to the Oregon Coast!

Amy Mahler

Amy Mahler

  • My name rhymes with dollar!  So, I’m Mrs. Mahler-Dollar$.

  • I collect eye-catching earrings:  pizzas, dice, sharks, tiny Harry Potter books…

  • I lived in Ecuador about 30 years ago (and try to keep up my Spanish).

  • I have a wonderful husband and 4 children.

  • Schooling:  Degree from BYU, and helpful classes thru USU, BSU, NNU.

  • I started teaching kindergarteners at FES in 2013.


Rena Sitz

College: George Fox University
Taught Kindergarten at Fruitland since I graduated college.:)
Grew up: Family ranch in Eastern Oregon.
Favorite Color: Blue and yellow.
Favorites: Family, friends, baking, cooking, growing flowers, horses, baby calves, Diet Pepsi, sunsets, Fall, my students and teams I’ve had over the years.
Head Volleyball Coach FHS
Head Track Coach FHS

Aide: Donna Bigler

My name is Donna Bigler and I have 28 years in education.


Aide:Jaydin Martarano

I grew up in Fruitland.

Aide: Lisa Oliver

I am a graduate of C.C.C.C. & Southwestern College with my A.A. degree. I have worked in education for 14 years as a substitute, a para-educator and now a kindergarten aide. I am married to Mike and er have 2 dogs. In my spare time I enjoy quilting, reading & scrap-booking.