• It is our pleasure to get to serve you and your children at school.  At Mason Ridge Elementary, we strive to maintain high standards for student learning and development while also respecting and honoring the development of the whole child.  We value the relationships we have with parents and families, and we look forward to working together.  If you are new to the Mason Ridge area, please give us a call to schedule a tour so that we may share this wonderful school community with you.

    -Jenn and Megan

     

Dr. Jennifer Dieken-Buchek

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Dr. Jennifer Dieken-Buchek

Jennifer Dieken-Buchek has served as the principal of Mason Ridge Elementary School since 2016.  Prior to that, she was the Assistant Principal at Barretts Elementary School in the Parkway School District for five years.  She also spent fifteen years teaching elementary/middle school in second through eighth grades in the Kirkwood School District and in Chicago, IL.  When she is not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, reading, sewing, and working on crafts.

  • Ed.D. Doctorate in Educational Leadership - Maryville University, St. Louis
  • M.Ed. Master of Education in Educational Administration – University of Illinois, Chicago
  • B.S.   Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education/Spanish – Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau
Miss Megan Gerberding

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Miss Megan Gerberding

Megan Gerberding has served as our Assistant Principal since 2019.  She joined us from Craig Elementary School in the Parkway School District, where she spent the last nine years as a classroom teacher. She taught both Kindergarten and 5th grade during her time at Craig.  When she's not working, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and working on craft projects.
 
  • Ed.S. Education Specialist in School Administration - Lindenwood University, St. Charles
  • M.Ed. Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Gifted Education - Maryville University, St. Louis
  • B.A.   Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhod and Elementary Education – Maryville University, St. Louis