Foreign Language

Welcome to our Foreign Language page. As the world becomes more interdependent, it becomes increasingly important to learn another language. Learning another language will help build practical skills that may be used in other activities, expand your view of the world, help develop your understanding of other cultures, and much more!

Meet Our Team

Parents, we highly encourage you to build and maintain a strong, positive relationship with your child's teacher. This is one of the best ways to support your child's needs. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your child's teacher.

Marilyn Buettner
(480) 664.5567
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About Marilyn Buettner

Born and raised in Michigan and graduated with a bachelor of arts in Spanish and history from Western Michigan University 

Taught Spanish 101/102 for one year as a teaching assistant at WMU  

Taught Spanish in Lake Forest, Illinois, for five years

Worked as a publishing sales representative for the college division of John Wiley & Sons in the Chicago area for six years

Worked in electronics sales for the Telesales Department at Avnet in Tempe for two years

Stayed home to raise two children in Fountain Hills with husband Kevin

Taught Spanish for the elementary program at McDowell Mountain Elementary and Four Peaks

Hobbies are hiking, mountain biking, photography, and sewing


  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • Spanish IV

Mariya Kremer
(480) 664.5565
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About Mariya Kremer

Miss Kremer is originally from the Russian Federation (town of Tver). She graduated with a bachelor’s of science in accountancy from Arizona State University before pursuing teaching certification in the state of Arizona. Prior to teaching, she has worked in the financial industry, tutoring, and translation/interpretation. She speaks Russian, English, and Spanish and has experience teaching all three as foreign languages. Apart from teaching, she enjoys film, ballet, and hot tea.


  • Spanish I