The office is currently closed for summer break and will reopen Monday, July 11. School begins Thursday, August 4. For your convenience, you may enroll your child online and complete re-enrollment for returning students at any time at mpsaz.org/enroll or for assistance contact the office beginning July 11. | La oficina se encuentra cerrada por las vacaciones de verano y reabrirá el lunes 11 de julio. El primer día de clases es el jueves 4 de agosto. Puede inscribir a sus hijos en línea o completar la reinscripción para estudiantes que regresan en cualquier momento en mpsaz.org/enroll o para asistencia contacte a la oficina a partir del 11 de julio.

Mrs. Kristi Torbenson

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Phone: 480-472-8737

Biography

Kristi Torbenson grew up in a small farming community in North Dakota, graduating with 6 other students. She attended North Dakota State University earning a bachelor's degree in Nursing with a minor in Sociology.

Kristi has worked in many different areas of nursing over the past 31 years.  She has worked in a pediatric hospital, an intensive care nursery, a family birthing center, a pediatric clinic, for home health, as a director of nursing for a nursing home, and in public health.  This is her 15th year as a school nurse.  Kristi is the school nurse at Las Sendas Elementary School and Red Mountain Ranch Elementary School.  Kristi has her school nurse certification through the state of Arizona.  It is her goal to provide a safe and healthy environment for all students.  

 

Kristi, her husband, and her 2 boys live in Mesa.  Her youngest son goes to school at ASU and works for MPS in Xplore.  Her other son is working in Tempe and is taking classes at Mesa Community College.  Kristi's daughter  just graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. She is living in New York  while awaiting pilot training.  

 

One interesting tidbit about Kristi is there is a breed of cattle named after her maiden name Bueling.  Her grandfather developed a breed of black cows with a white stripe around their stomachs named “Buelingos”.