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Ms. Mary Klemm-Harris
Hello! I'm Mary Klemm-Harris. I teach band at Prairie Ridge Middle School. My goal is to help students realize the joy and excitement of learning music.
I'm a 1990 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, and earned my Master's Degree in Music Education from Drake University in 1999. Prior to my Ankeny teaching experience, I taught 5-12 band at CAL Community Schools in Latimer, Iowa and 5-6 band at United Community School in Boone. I joined the ACSD in 1998 as a 5th grade band instructor at Westwood, Northwest, and Terrace Elementaries. I transfered to Parkview Middle School in the fall of 2008 . Currently I teach 6-7 band at Prairie Ridge Middle School. Additionally, I teach band lessons at Northview Middle School and Centennial High School and assist with the Centennial High School Marching Band.