Bree Jansen – Performing Arts
Classes: Dance & Reading Improvement
Hours for help: Most days at lunch, before school by appointment
Mrs. Bree Jansen has been teaching for 19 years, eighteen of which have been at LHS. She started her teaching career at Vandenberg Middle School teaching English 7, then moved to Lompoc High where she has taught Opportunity, English 9, Reading Improvment 9, English Language Development Advanced 9, Beginning Dance, Intermediate Dance, Advanced Dance and Choreography, Cheerleading, and Dance Performance- whew! She was also the Activities Director for 5 years.
Mrs. Jansen is the advisor for the LHS Sapphire Dance Team and director of the LHS Dance Company. She is also an assistant advisor of the LHS Drama program and choreographer for the spring musicals. She was recently recognized as the 2020 Santa Barbara County Performing Arts Teacher of the Year.
Like many other LHS staff members, Mrs. Jansen is a proud graduate of Lompoc High School where she was involved in cheer, ASB, Renaissance, CSF, GREEN, Mock Trial, and other activities. She also studied dance at the Lompoc Dance Studio (now the Lompoc School of Dance) with Denise Donlon for thirteen years and was mentored by her LHS cheer coach, Kathi Sarkin.