A Message from Principal Maki
Dear Melzer Families and Visitors:
I’d like to welcome you and your child to the 2023-2024 school year!
Here at Melzer we are committed to the success of all our students each and every day. Our school community is one where every child's individuality is honored and celebrated. Students at Melzer are challenged daily with a rigorous and balanced curriculum. The staff works hard to develop academic, social, emotional, and leadership skills within all our Mountain Lions.Through collaboration and a student-centered focus, we strive to provide a high quality and enriched learning environment where students can achieve success without boundaries.
We believe in the value of diversity. With families from all over the world, Melzer celebrates our differences and we all work to make our school a shining example of the great things that can be achieved when we learn and grow together.
It is our privilege to educate your child this upcoming year, and we encourage your participation in any way possible. I sincerely welcome your ideas, concerns, and feedback; it is important to me that all members feel a part of our community. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I may be of assistance. I look forward to the partnerships we can build together this school year.
Your Partner in Education,
About Principal Maki
Mrs. Maki has been Melzer's Principal since 2020. She joined District 63 as Apollo's Assistant Principal in 2017, coming to D63 from Wauconda Community Unit School District 118, where she served as Assistant Principal for Robert Crown Elementary for five years. Previous experience includes teaching 3rd grade in Wauconda Community School District 118. Mrs. Maki holds a B.A. in elementary education from Wisconsin's Saint Norbert College and an M.A. in school leadership from Concordia University.