Ms. Kibel is a Pittsburg State University graduate. She joined the Jefferson Street staff in 2019 after teaching seventh and eighth grade English for five years at Carthage Junior High School. She also sponsored the Carthage Junior High yearbook class and the "Page Turners" after school book club/writers' group. During her time at CJHS, she had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the most inspiring young people, and she can't wait to see the important things they continue to accomplish in their lives.As an English teacher and self-proclaimed book addict, Ms. Kibel has a passion for getting students excited to read and connect with texts that make them see outside themselves and deepen their understanding of their world. She wants all students to feel valued and empowered to create the lives they deserve and is excited to be a part of the Jefferson Street community.