Last updated: September 26, 2022
Mrs. Stephanie Derby
English / Language Arts
"Teaching is a work of heart."
High School Attended: Preston-Fountain High School
Colleges Attended: Luther College, Iowa State
University, and St. Mary's University
A Few of my Favorite Books:
The best times to reach Ms. Derby by phone are from
7:45 to 8:30 am, and after school from 3:10 - 4:00 pm.
School phone: 507-346-7276 X5330
Google Voice phone # 507-564-2762
“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed
hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”~Elbert Hubbard
"It's never too late to ARETE* - to strive for excellence!" ~Stephanie Derby
Arete (ar rah TAY) is a Greek word that envelops the philosophy of striving for excellence. In its earliest appearance in Greek culture, the notion of excellence was tied to the fulfillment of purpose or function!