• Shannon Thompkins

    Principal:  Shannon Thompkins

    Graduate of:
    Lincoln University:
         *B.S. Elementary Education
    William Woods University:     
    *Masters in Education Administration
    St. Louis University:
         *Education Specialist in Educational Leadership

    Shannon Thompkins served as an Assistant Principal at Manor Hill Elementary for three years. During that time; she was selected to co-present at the annual Corwin Visible Learning Conference to share the story on how to implement and sustain visible learning initiatives. Her additional educational experiences include six years of teaching at the elementary level, supervising student teachers, and facilitating education courses.

    Mrs. Thompkins' passions include making sure all students are provided with relevant and engaging learning opportunities. While life with three children and two dogs keeps her busy; she spends as much free time as possible with her nose in a book. Mrs. Thompkins is very excited about her next journey to serve as the Principal of Liberty Oaks Elementary.


  • Jeanne Hinnenkamp

     Assistant Principal:  Jeanne Hinnenkamp

    Graduate of:
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln:
         *Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

    University of Missouri-Kansas City:
         *Masters in  Administration

    Years of Service:
    5th Grade teacher:
         *Ridgeview Elementary for 4 years
         *Shoal Creek for 1 year

    Assistant Principal:
         *Shoal Creek for 1 year
         *Alexander Doniphan
         *Lewis and Clark for 3 years
         *Liberty Oaks for 13 years.  

    “I am excited to start my 13th year as the assistant principal at Liberty Oaks. I am proud to say that I am part of a collaborative team of talented staff who work alongside parents to make sure we are meeting the needs of all students.”