My name is Mrs. Rypkema and I teach Title 1 Reading. I began my teaching career in 2014 as a kindergarten teacher here at Central Lyon. In my free time I enjoy playing golf and volleyball, as well as spending time with my husband, Brad and our children, Taylor and Mason. I am excited to be working in the Title 1 classroom this year and look forward to working with the wonderful staff, students, and families here at Central Lyon!
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