Kindergarten Faculty

Angie Smith : Child Care Director, K-3

Angie Smith

Child Care Director, K-3
Kristina Smith : K-2

Kristina Smith


Pat Galloway : K-3

Pat Galloway


Pat Galloway attended elementary and high school in Ocean City, N.J., graduating from N.J. State College with a B.A. in elementary education.  Upon giving her life to Christ, she taught in a mission school in Suriname, S.A.  Years later she taught in the West Indies while her husband worked there.  Then she taught predominately preschool at Santa Rosa Christian in Milton, Florida for 21 years. She retired there and eventually moved to Charleston to live with her Air Force son's family.  For five years she has enjoyed teaching K-3 at NCS.
Karrie Malmanger : K-4

Karrie Malmanger


Mrs. Karrie Malmanger is one of our K4 teachers this year.  She grew up in Wisconsin and then attended Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Minnesota, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Elementary Education.  She then went on to teach in both Wisconsin (Union Grove-First Grade, Volleyball/Basketball coach) and Minnesota (Brainerd-K4, K5, Jr/Sr. High, coaching) before the Lord led her and her husband, Mark, to Charleston, SC.  Mrs. Malmanger has been teaching at NCS since 2005.  During that time she has taught K4, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades.

The Malmangers have a son, Evan, who was born in March of 2013, a daughter, Elise, who was born in July of 2016, and two dogs, Dexter and Arabella.  Mrs. Malmanger is a Packer and Notre Dame football fan as well as a MN Twins baseball fan.  In her spare time she likes to sew and work on gutting and renovating her home.

Mrs. Malmanger accepted Christ as her Savior when she was 4 years old.  Her favorite Bible characters are Esther and Ruth.
Candi Brittain : K-5

Candi Brittain


Candi Brittain  teaches in lower elementary.  She is a graduate of University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with a minor in science.  She spent three years teaching in Sydney, Australia and three years as an army officer.  She is married and her husband is retired from the air force.  They have two daughters that live in the area and graduated from NCS.  Five of her six grandchildren are now attending Northside.  This is Mrs. Brittain's 22nd year teaching at Northside Christian School.
Deanna Simenson : K-4, Housekeeping

Deanna Simenson

K-4, Housekeeping

Deanna Simensen has been teaching K3 and K5 at Northside for 16 years.  Prior to living here, she was teaching K5 in Puerto Rico where her parents were missionaries.  She grew up in a military home and spent some of her childhood In Japan.  Besides her love of teaching, she spends much of her time with her dogs Sadie and Ty.

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