Welcome to Mrs. Ripkowski's page. She has been teaching fifth grade for 23 years. Mrs. Ripkowski was born in Lakewood, Ohio and moved to Texas in 1978. She is a graduate of Conroe High School and Sam Houston State University with a degree in Education ECE-6th. She is also certified in ESL and GT. This is Mrs. Ripkowski's tenth year here at Willis ISD and Meador Elementary. She was named teacher of the year for Meador Elementary in 2011. She teams with Mr. Sweet and teaches Math and Science to their students. Mrs. Ripkowski lives in Willis, and both of her children graduated from Willis High School. She is proud to be a Willis Wildkat!