Throughout the year, the Eye on Stillwater series highlights those who help our students reach their full potential. It is a chance for the Stillwater community to get to know our teachers, administrators, and staff on a more personal level.
Adele Reilly was appointed as the new middle school/high school nurse in the fall and started in the district in November. Before coming to Stillwater, Ms. Reilly was a patient care technician at St. Peter’s Hospital. Learn more about her below! Welcome to Stillwater, Ms. Reilly!
Why are you excited about working in the Stillwater Central District?
I am excited to work in the Stillwater Central School District because I have heard so many great things about it. I have friends and family that went to Stillwater and am excited to join the community!
Why did you want to be a nurse?
I’ve always wanted to be a nurse. I wanted to be a nurse because I enjoy caring for people and getting to them and their stories. I’m a people person!
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
The most rewarding part of my job is being able to listen to students when they are having a tough day.
What is the most unusual job you’ve ever had?
Unfortunately, the jobs I have had are pretty normal. I have worked at a farmer’s market, a daycare, and I’ve also been a nanny. Along with that, I worked at the hospital throughout nursing school.
What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
People would be surprised to know that I’m really a homebody. I love to be at home reading a book, crocheting, or playing with my dog.
What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time I love to spend time with my family, friends, and dogs.
What are the top three items on your “bucket list?”
The top three items on my bucket list are
- To travel. I want to go to Nashville, Ireland and Italy.
- I would love to get my master’s in nursing education.
- I’d like to rescue another dog..or two!
What is your favorite part about your job?
My favorite part about my job is getting to know everybody within the school district.