Welcome or Bienvenidos!

My name is Señorita Bartels and I am so excited to have you in Spanish class! We will learn about a bunch of topics this year, but if there is something that you are really hoping to learn, please let me know! 
A photo of Ms. Bartels in Spain
A little bit about me:
  • I graduated from Mahtomedi High School in 2016 (Yes, I went to OHA!)
  • In high school I was a distance runner and nordic skier
  • I used to play hockey and lacrosse
  • I graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2019
  • I studied abroad in Spain
  • I love dogs, coffee, spending time with friends and family, being outside, and shopping

Please do not hesitate to reach out to me with any questions or concerns! I can be reached via email or phone.
Phone: 651-407-2316

Our Mission

The mission of O.H. Anderson Elementary, the joyful Zephyr family of curious, hard-working learners committed to empowering everyone to be better together, is to ensure all students discover their authentic selves and build bold learner agency to collaboratively and mindfully contribute in our world through a vital system distinguished by:

  • An inclusive and fun environment that honors the worth of the individual and connections with others
  • A culture that celebrates learning, passion, and personal excellence 
  • Teaching and learning that values the process of discovery and bold experimentation 
  • A culture that empowers authentic student voice, choice, and action for the greater good
O.H. Anderson Elementary School ISD #832
666 South Warner Avenue, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Phone: 651-407-2300
Attendance Line: 651-407-2308
Our School
We believe in creating a safe and challenging learning community with the goal of bringing together social and academic learning throughout the day to foster and support engaged, caring, and responsible learners. Our dedicated teachers work with students to develop a growth mindset by providing learning opportunities that spark effort, curiosity, and engagement to fuel growth and achievement. Our school-wide Zephyr Time Celebrations, Morning Announcements, all-school River of Rocks art project, Fun Run, and Nature Trail Day are ways in which we build a strong sense of community. Whether it is programming robots, book clubs, math talks, cross-country skiing, or composing music, we are committed to providing an engaging and challenging education for all students.