Ms. Jana Beckendorf has been teaching at St. Johns since she graduated from Concordia University in St. Paul in 2001. Her first 5 years were spent teaching 3rd grade. In 2006 she transitioned to her current position as the 5th grade teacher. She also teaches some 6th grade classes: Reading, Writing, Science, and Art. She is also currently the Athletics and Activities Director. During her years at St. Johns Jana has also coached volleyball, softball, and basketball. When she has the time she enjoys, cafting, watching football, traveling with family and friends, and playing with her niece and nephew.