At this point, every kindergartener in the country knows who Bunny Mellon is but, sadly, Johns does not.
No American, no kindergartener should have to go to a school armed with a gun and body armor to feel safe.
"kindergarten teacher," 1872, from kindergarten + -er (1). The German form kindergartner is recorded in American English from 1863. As "kindergarten pupil," attested from 1935.