Welcome to Cheyenne Traditional School
Principal: Mrs. Alisha Kellum
Assistant Principal: Cher Fesenmaier
Address: 13636 N. 100th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
School Hours: 7:45am - 2:15pm
Grades: Pre-Kindergarten (4s) - 8th Grade
Colors: Dark Navy and Gold
Year Opened: 1997
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Principal Alisha Kellum
Administrative Support Coordinator
Mrs. Alisha Kellum is thrilled to be the proud new principal of Cheyenne Traditional School! She looks forward to building strong relationships with Cheyenne’s students, staff, and families, and working to engage all students in world-class, future-focused learning.
Mrs. Kellum grew up in the Scottsdale Unified School District and began her career in education in SUSD, as a Learning Resource Teacher at Ingleside Middle School. Mrs. Kellum transitioned to teaching at Desert Mountain High School. In 2017, Mrs. Kellum earned her first role in administration as an assistant principal at her alma mater, Desert Mountain. She has served as an assistant principal for 5 years, three years at Desert Mountain High School and two years in Madison School District’s Madison Traditional Academy in Phoenix.
Mrs. Kellum holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and a Master of Education degree in Special Education and Elementary Education, both from Arizona State University. She also earned her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Grand Canyon University in 2016.
When she is not working, you can find Mrs. Kellum spending time with her husband and daughter and preparing for a baby boy on the way this July.
Assistant Principal Cher Fesenmaier
Ms. Cher Fesenmaier (Ms. Fez) has lived in Arizona for 21 years and has been a part of the SUSD community from the beginning of her career. She spent 12 years as a Biology and AP Biology teacher at Desert Mountain High School. Ms. Fez then transitioned to an administrative role and spent the next five years as an Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Arcadia High School. In 2019, Ms. Fez came to Cheyenne Traditional School, making this the first time she has worked with students younger than the high school level. Being from the Reno/Lake Tahoe area, Ms. Fez loves the outdoors, including camping, hiking, golfing. She is an avid sports enthusiast, loves to read, and spend time with her family and friends.