Faculty & Staff

 

 

 

John soule
Principal

Contact:
Phone (208) 459-1627 Ext. 124
jsoule@gemstate.org

Life Motto:

Favorite Verse:

 

 


CYNTHIA M. HASTINGS
Vice Principal for Finance

Contact:
(208) 459-1627 Ext. 144
chastings@gemstate.org

Life Motto:

Favorite Verse:
Jeremiah 29:11 “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”

 


 

MATTHEW FITTING
Vice Principal for Student Life & Head Dean

Contact:
(208) 459-1627 Ext. 106
mfitting@gemstate.org

Life Motto: 
Make educated decisions

Favorite Verse:
Thessalonians 5:14-18 "And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are
idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is
good for each other and for everyone else. Rejoice always, pray continually, give
thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."

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teresa soule
admin asst, registrar, alumni director 

Contact:
(208) 459-1627 EXT 123
tsoule@gemstate.org

Life Motto: 
 

Favorite Verse:
 


 


 

TONYA ROGERS
Accountant

Contact:
(208) 459-1627 Ext. 120
trogers@gemstate.org

 


 

NORMAN TAGALOG
Food Service Director

Contact:
(208) 982-9727
ntagalog@gemstate.org     

Life Motto:
It Is Better To Light A Candle Than To Curse The Darkness

Favorite Verse:
John 13:34-35  “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

 


Andrea Starr-Tagalog
Food Service Assistant

Contact:
2084591627 ext:115
astarr-tagalog@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
Pursue joy every day!

Favorite Verse:
Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”

 


Kara Fitting
Assistant Dean

Contact:
(208) 459-1627
kfitting@gemstate.org


Assistant Boys Dean 

Contact:
(208) 459-1627


Assistant Girls Dean 

Contact:
(208) 459-1627

 


Teachers


 

PATRICIA FITTING, B.S.
World History, U.S. History, Government,
Economics, Computer & Life Literacy, Publications  

Contact:
(208) 459-1627

pfitting@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
Have courage and be kind.

Favorite Verse:
Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through him who gives me strength."

 

 

KIMBERLEY MITCHELL, B.F.A., M.A.
English, Speech, Art,
Senior Project

Contact:
(208) 459-1627

kmitchell@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
One person can make a difference.

Favorite Verse:
Hebrews 4:16 "So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most."

 

Ever Perez, B.A.
Campus Ministries

Contact:
(208) 459-1627
eperez@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
God will provide.

Favorite Verse:
Revelation 21: 3-4 "And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”


 

 


Jeremy Perkins, B.S., M.S.
Athletic Director

Contact:
(208) 459-1627
jperkins@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
The way to get started is to get talking and begin doing

Favorite Verse:
1 Corinthians 9:24 "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize."

 

 

 

Ben Purvis
Music Director

 

Contact:
bpurvis@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
Look for Jesus in everything!

Favorite Verse:
Philippians 4:6,7 "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."

 

MARTA STONE, B.A.
Spanish

Contact
(208) 455-5637
mstone@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
Express gratitude.

Favorite Verse:
Isaiah 41:13 
"For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, 'Do not fear; I will help you.'"

 


GLEN WAHLMAN, B.S., M.S. ED
Science Teacher

Contact:
(208) 459-1627
gwahlman@gemstate.org

Life Motto:
Read the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy, Pray to God daily, Obey his Word and leading,
and Love others.

Favorite Verse:
Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”

MARK WATERHOUSE, B.A.
Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Physics, Calculus,
Pre-Calculus, Worship Leadership

Contact:
(208) 459-1627
mwaterhouse@gemstate.org

Life Motto:

Favorite Verse:


 

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