Staff Directory


Lisa Kunze

Administrative Staff

Ted Banton Assistant Principal – Communication, Events, Data, Science, Math, ROTC, and PE
Latasha Bowens Assistant Principal – LEA, Discipline, ESE, English, Arts, and Academies
Abbey Mander Assistant Principal – Curriculum, Guidance, RTI, Reading, and World Languages
Katie O’Connell Dean, 10th & 12th, Detention, In-School Suspension
Jacqueline Ashcroft Dean, 9th & 11th, Detention
Jerry Hurst Dean – Attendance, Parking, Drills
Mike Oxborough Maintenance Coordinator
Matt McCool Athletic Director
Vanessa Power Registrar
Crystal Stone Bookkeeper
Karen Cornelius Administrative Secretary
Kim Hollis IB Coordinator – IB Website
Jaime Combs Academy Coordinator – Academy Website Internship Coordinator – Internship Website
Mollie Altick-Magill Instructional Literacy Coach – Website


Justin Cooler TV Production 1-5, Wired, (Communications Academy)
Jacqueline Soto Digital Design, Digital Information Technology (Communications Academy)
Geoff Stephens TV Production 1, TV Production 2 – 5, Sports Media, Senior Video (Communications Academy)
Tim Gilboy Principles of Engineering, Introduction to Engineering Design (Stellar Academy of Engineering)
Tara Cushman Digital Information Technology, Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism, Technology for Hospitality and Tourism (Academy of Hospitality and Tourism)
Morgan Hunter Introduction to Engineering
Jeremiah Klosterman IDT, Star/Link Crew


Nancy Williams English 2 Honors, English 4 IB
Craig Binns English 1 Pre-IB
Karen Ostrow English 3, English 3 Honors
Holly Bourquin English 4, Journalism I, IB Film, The Vertical Newspaper
Katelin Bowker English 2, English 1 Honors
Melissa Fraum English 1, English 1 Honors
Danielle MacClary Intensive Reading
Vandana Bakshi-Haller English 3, English 3 Honors
Cheryl Goodman AP Literature, Theory of KnowledgeDepartment Head
Christi O’Quinn Intensive Reading
Shannon Pickard English 3, English 3 Honors, English 1
Sandra Strauss English 2 Honors, English 2 IB
Melissa Vecchiola AP Language, English 2
Amber Linskey English 2, English 1 Honor, Creative Writing
Sarah Dominguez English 4, English 4 Honors
Derek Coghlan English 3 IB, English 4 Honors
Susan Lycke Intensive Reading
Katie Caldwell English 1, English 2
Hillary McKeown  English 2, English 2 Honors

Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

Tim Dennis Para Professional
Melissa Davis Math, Learning Strategies – Department Head
Vincent Turner English, Learning Strategies
Jason Hatcher Learning Strategies, Biology, Career Experiences
Julie Pantano Gifted Consultative Teacher
Andrea Selkirk ESE Teacher

Fine Arts

Maria Laird Theater 1 – 4, Tech Theater, Musical Theater 2, Speech 1
Madeline Poe IB Music, Chorus 1-5,
David Maynard Intro to 3D Art, 3D Studio Art 1 – 3, AP 3-D, IB Art 1 – 2, Angels for Allison sponsor
Megan Welch Intro to 2D Art, 2D Art 1 – 2, Portfolio, AP Drawing, AP 2D Design, National Art Honor Society sponsor
Michael Johnson Band 1 – 6, Percussion, Music Theory, AP Music Theory, Percussion, Gay Straight Alliance sponsor

World Language

Abby Sander Spanish 2, Spanish 1 Pre-IB
Lisa Layton American Sign Language 2-3Department Head
Cecilia Feliciano Spanish 2, Spanish 2 Pre-IB
Rosa Maria Weaver Spanish 3, Spanish 3 IB, Spanish 4 IB
Marta Senyszyn French 1-5, French IB 1-4
Odessa Mayer American Sign Language 1-2
Nicole Santoro Spanish 1, Spanish 2
Carmen Adair Spanish 1, Spanish 3 IB, Spanish 4 IB

Guidance – Website

Cindy Vartanian Guidance Counselor and DE coordinator, Last names A-E
Michel Gledhill Guidance Counselor and DE coordinator, Last names L-P
Laura Maalouf Guidance Counselor and DE coordinator,Last names F-K
Daphne Harden Dept Head Guidance Counselor and DE coordinator Last names Q-Z
Cynthia Messenger Testing Coordinator
Maria Perricone Guidance Secretary
Natalie Kunkel Naviance Coordinator Family Connection by Naviance
Matthew J. Hladik Computer Operator
Michelle L. Hennessy Computer Operator
Beth Upchurch Gifted Consultative Teacher


Megan Kleisler Algebra 1, Algebra 2
Nicole Baran AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Algebra 2 Honors, STA 2023
Michael Hanson Algebra 2, Algebra 2 Honors, Probability & Statistics Honors
Katie Davis Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus Honors
Stefanie Martineau Algebra 2 Honors, IB Statistics, Math Studies IB – Department Head
Ken Sanford Math for College Readiness
Lindsay Woelfel Algebra 2 Honors, IB Calculus, Pre- Calculus IB
Elisa West Advanced Math Topics (AMT), AP Statistics
Kelli Gebauer Geometry, Geometry Honors
Kelli Ward Geometry Honors, Intensive Math
Kevin Mierzwinski Algebra 2 Honors, Liberal Arts Math 2 (LAM2)
Kim Strickland Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Honors, Intensive Math
Nancy Siple Algebra 1, Liberal Arts Math (LAM)
Christie Newman Geometry
Melissa Fifield Geometry, Intensive Math
Sean Rampacek Algebra 1
Max Gurowski Algebra 1, Geometry
Amy Mittelstadt Associate Teacher

Media Center – Website

Carolyn Milian Media Specialist
Kathy McMahon Media Tech

NJROTC – Website

Scott LaRochelle ROTC 4, Leadership 4 – Department Head
Duane Spears ROTC 2-3, Leadership 2-3
Gunny Hanson ROTC 1, Leadership 1


Terrence Washington Virtual Assistant

Physical Education

Frank Davis HOPE, Team Sports
Tim Krause Head Football Coach, Weight Training
Todd Nichols HOPE, Weight Training, Team Sports
Daunte Owens HOPE Weight Training, Team Sports
Holly Ventimiglia


Jennie Fagan Marine Science
Matt Augenstein Physics Honors, Physics 2 IB, Physics 3 IB
Kristina Bransford Anatomy and Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology Honors
Jessica Lasko Physical Science, Physical Science Honors
Debra Nall Pre-IB Biology, Biology Honors, Biology 3 IB
Christina Talbot Physical Science, Earth/Space Science
Marsha Sanford Dual Enrollment Biology, Biology Honors, AP Environmental
Deb Tewey Pre-IB Biology, Biology 2 IB – Department Head
Juanita Farmer Chemistry Honors
Tina Willis Biology
Nicky Schotman Biology
Lindsay Gray Chemistry
Tracie Johnson Pre-IB Chemistry, Chemistry 2 IB, Chemistry 3 IB
Meg Ishee Biology Honors
Morgan Hunter
Physical Science
Sean Rampacek Physical Science

Social Studies

Joe Reiney AP European History, Inquiry Skills IB
Mike Biondolino Pyschology 1-2, Psychology 1-2 IB
Steve Condit World History, World History Honors
Chris Hensley Psychology 1-2, AP Psychology, U.S. History Honors
Jerry Lanford World History, American History Honors
Melissa O’Steen U.S. History, AP U.S. History
Josh Bailen Government, Economics, Government Honors, Economics Honors, AP Government
H.A. Smith AP Microeconomics, History of the Americas
Holly Farson AP Human Geography, Yearbook
Jimmy Lee
World Cultural Geography, AP U.S. History, U.S. History Honors
Lauren Spedden American History
Joe Tusing IB Gov. Honors, AP Government IB – Department Head
Bob Brinkley
World Cultural Geography, AP World History, U.S. History
Tim Krause Government, Government Honor, Economics Honors
Greg Case World History, World History Honors
Amy Gruhn Government and Economics
Ted DeVos Associate Teacher

Support Staff

Carma Banks Cafeteria Manager
Angie Stricklin Athletic Secretary
Kathy McMahon Volunteer Coordinator
Ashley Raymond Athletic Trainer
Kathy Bennick Copy/Supply Clerk
Kaitlyn Mast Front Desk Clerk
Lorna Patterson Attendance, Dean’s Secretary
Gabe Bagby School Resource Officer
Laurie Morrison, RN Nurse
Gail Polochak In School Suspension (ISS)