Shaping Students' Minds….

I am Mrs. Cari Mestl, and this is my 20th year of teaching 5th grade at Amherst Public School.  My husband, Mr. Ken Mestl, teaches at Amherst as well.  He teaches Jr. high/high school math.  We have two children.  Our daughter, Michaela, is married to our son-in-law, Jarod, and they currently live in Omaha where she is a wealth advisor, and he will be a third year medical student at UNMC. Our son, Tyler, is a senior at UNK majoring in business with a finance emphasis.

I earned my undergraduate teaching degree through Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS, and my Masters Degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.  I am in my 32nd year of teaching.

The best way to contact me is by email at, or you may call me at school at (308) 826-3131 or call or text on my cell phone (308) 440-7094.