About US

Mrs. Carlene Fliss 4-1--Language Arts/Math

Mrs. Fliss received her bachelor's degree from Miami University in Education (K-8).  She also has a degree in special education from Baldwin Wallace College.  She has taught grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 over the past 17 years.  She has been with the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools for 3 years.  She lives in Hudson Ohio with her husband and 3 sons who are ages 12, 8 and 9.  Mrs. Fliss enjoys staying active with her family fishing, hiking and playing sports such as swimming and baseball.  She loves coffee and chocolate.


Mrs. Leslie Polasko 4-2 Language Arts/Math

Mrs. Polasko received her bachelor's degree in Education from Mount Union College. She earned her Masters degree from Notre Dame College.  She has been teaching for 14 years.  This is her 3rd year in the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools.  She has an 8 year old son.  When she is not in school, Mrs. Polasko enjoys shopping and baking.


Mrs. Beth VanHouten 4-3 Science/Social Studies

Mrs. VanHouten received her bachelor's degree from Hiram College.  She also holds a Master's degree from the University of Akron.   She has been a teacher in fourth grade in the district for 24 years. 

Ms. Kayla Patrick-Intervention Specialist

Miss Patrick attended Kent State University and majored in Special Education.  She has been with the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools for 3 years.  Over the summer the summer she adopted a puppy named Finn.