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Brian Shimon
School Principal


B.A. English; St. Meinrad College, IN
STB Sacred Theology, Gregorian          University, Rome, Italy
M.S.E. School Counseling; UW – Oshkosh
M.S. Educational Leadership; Cardinal Stritch University

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Deb Blaha
Assistant Principal/Learning Support Specialist

B.S. Elementary Education: UW-Stevens Point
Minors in Math and Science
M.A.– Educational Leadership: Marian College

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Janelle Peterson
School Secretary

B.S.E. Elementary Education: UW-Whitewater

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Mary Claire Barker
School Secretary / Communications Coordinator / Cafeteria Supervisor

B.A. Graphic Design: Mount Mary College

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Rev. Edwin M. Kornath


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Rev. Nathaniel J. Miniatt
Associate Pastor



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Kindergarten Teachers
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Kelsey Jaeger
K4 (K4J)

B.S.: UW-Stevens Point


Master of Arts in Teaching: Cardinal Stritch University

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Mary Wollensak
4 year old Kindergarten Aide for Mrs. Jaeger

B.A. Communication: UW-Madison
Early Childhood I & II: WCTC

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Emily Kosterman
4 year old Kindergarten (K4K)

B.A. Elementary Education, minor in Early Childhood Education: St. Norbert University


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Teri Dempsey
K4 year old Kindergarten Aide for Mrs. Kosterman

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Rachel Borkowski
5 year old Kindergarten (KB)

B.S. Elementary Education: Cardinal Stritch University
Dual Certification in Special Education and Minor in Literacy

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Kate McRae
5 year old Kindergarten

B.S. in Early Childhood Education: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Masters in Curriculum and Instruction: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

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Jane Suro
5 year old Kindergarten Aide

Early Childhood Certification: WCTC


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Primary School Teachers
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Jennifer Williams
1st Grade (1W)

B.S. Elementary Education: Cardinal Stritch

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Susan Drees
2nd Grade (2D)

B.S. Early Childhood Education: UW-Whitewater

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Melissa Klement
2nd Grade (2K)

B.A. Elementary Education: Mount Mary College
Minor in Spanish


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Intermediate School Teachers
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Gerise Grzeszczak
3rd Grade (3G)

B.S. Community Education: UW–Milwaukee
B.S. Elementary Education: UW–Madison
M.S. Curriculum & Instruction with Reading Emphasis: UW–Madison

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Barb Novy
3rd Grade (3N)

B.S.E. Education: UW-Whitewater

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Sue Bremer
4th Grade (4B)

B.A.Elementary Education: UW-Milwaukee

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Andy Stemper
5th Grade (5AS)

B.A. Elementary Education #45 1st-8th: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
M.A. Education: Viterbo University
Instructional Technology Coordinator: Cardinal Stritch

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Jessica Scaffidi
5th Grade (5JS)

B.S.–Middle Childhood – Early Adolescence Eduction: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Minors in Science and Language Arts


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Middle School Teachers
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Deborah Schroeder
6th Grade Homeroom / 6th Literature and Language Arts / 7th Grade Religion (6S)

B.A. Education: Carroll University
M.E. Professional Development: UW-La Crosse
Minor in Social Studies

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Dana Bannach
6th Grade Homeroom / 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Math (6B)

B.S. Education: Marquette University
Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Certificate to teach Math


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Brittany Leighton
7th Grade Homeroom / 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Science (7L)

B.S. Education: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Minor in Science and Social Studies

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Francis Dempsey
8th Grade Homeroom / 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies (8D)

B.A.  History; Secondary Education: St. Norbert College

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Patrick Russell
8th Grade Homeroom / 8th Literature & Language Arts / 6th Grade Religion (8R)

B.A. English Literature – John Carroll University
M.A. Secondary Education – Providence College


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Special Teachers and Support Staff
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Lorena Alfageme
Middle School Spanish

B.A.- Elementary Education – University of Texas, El Paso
Minor in Bilingual Education

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Amy Andrews
1st-8th Grade Strings/Orchestra

B.S. Piano Pedagogy: UW-La Crosse

B.S. Instrumental Music Education (orchestra emphasis): UW-La Crosse


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Dana Bach

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Teaching Licensure in Art Education Early Childhood to Adolescence: Alverno College

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Katie Biank
General Music / Shamrock Choir

B.A. Music Education: Vandercook College of Music Choral and General Music Licenses

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Sara Gauntt
Learning Resource

B.A. Psychology: University of Notre Dame
MEd Elementary Education: University of Notre Dame
316 Reading Teacher License: UW-Stout

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Linda Hartman
After Care Supervisor

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Will Jackson
Physical Education

B.S. Physical Education: University of Mary
M.S.: United States Sports Academy

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Sharon Kaminski
Math Learning Support

B.S. Elementary Education: UW-Milwaukee
Minor in Mathematics
Graduate Courses: Cardinal Stritch, Sally Ride, Viterbo, Mount Mary, Aurora University, and Wisconsin Education Innovations

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Clare Lange
Learning Resource

B.A. Elementary Education: Marquette University

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Joan Lueneburg
Band Teacher

Bachelor of Music–Instrumental: UW-Milwaukee
General Music Certification in Vocal Music: UW-Milwaukee

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Karen McArthey
Primary Spanish

Bachelor’s Degree- Católica de Santa Maria University in Arequipa, Peru

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Alina Page
After Care Supervisor

B.S. –Business Administration and Economics Regis University, Denver, Colorado



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Lunch/Recess Staff
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Katie Vitalbo
Food Service Director

B.S. – Major: Business Administration / Minor: Computer Science
Mount Mary College
Baking and Pastry Certificate – WCTC

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Judi Sottile
Lead Hot Lunch Coordinator

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Duc Correa
Hot Lunch Coordinator

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PJ Galganski
Playground Supervisor

WCTC– Business and Computers

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Ann Marie Hess
Playground Supervisor

B.S.– Sociology—Winona State University

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