Shirley Baumgartner


What is your favorite quote?
For a large fee. 

If you could have any person (living dead or fictional) as a principle who will it be?
Joe Germ.

What profession other than your own would you most likely attempt?
I took classes and received my CNA license.

Name three things/qualities that you need to do your job well.
Patience, honesty, and passion for the kids/job.

What stereotype about your job is true?
Kids get more disrespectful every year,

What was your motivation for choosing your field?
Started for health insurance- but stayed for the kids.

What are your hobbies?
Reading, fishing, gardening, snowmobiling, and fourwheeling.

What is your secret talent?
I'm a good cook.

Fun fact?
I travel to Alaska at least once a year to visit family.

What is a place you would like to visit?
Some place tropical.

Favorite color?
Bright colors like yellow, pink, blue.

Where did you go to college?
I took classes through Hibbing Community College.

Favorite food?  
Pizza, chips, shrimp, fresh fruit.

Childhood hero?
None that I can remember.

What is one favorite thing about your job?
Hours- No nights, no weekends, no summers.

Who was your favorite teacher and why?  
No favorites in high school- but several in this building.

What do you do on your free time?
I have very little but usually something outside.

Last words?
After 30 years on the job I’m retiring.