Mrs. Rachel Gillins

Mrs. Gillins grew up in Hoopeston! She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors in Elementary Education in 2006. This is her tenth year teaching. Previously, she taught fourth grade at Prairieview-Ogden School District for eight years and third grade for one year. Currently she lives in Hoopeston with her husband, Shaun, and her daughter, Olivia. They are expecting a second daughter in October! Rachel is a big Illini fan! Rachel enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time!

Amanda Mathewson


Miss Harper graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 2012 and began teaching at Honeywell that fall. She grew up in Watseka and still lives there with her family and her cat, Chase. During the summer time, Miss Harper enjoys watching the Cubs, spending time with her family and friends, and of course, getting ready for the new school year.

Mr. David Sanders


Jena Schaumburg

Jena graduated from ISU in 2006. From there she taught 4th grade for 2 years. She joined the Honeywell third grade team in 2009. Jena lives in her hometown of Paxton with her husband Andy, her daughter Lilly and her dog Ty. Jena enjoys taking her daughter swimming, watching Green Bay Packer games, and playing board games with her family and friends.