Staff Directory

School Administration

Rhett Carter, Principal

Josh Ostini, Vice Principal

Office and Support Staff

Amanda Baldonado, Office Assistant/Attendance Clerk

Brenda Williams, Registrar

Vannessa Gonzales, Administrative Assistant

_______, Media and Career Specialist

Bob Walling, Head Custodian

Kristen Woo, Nutrition Clerk

Lauren Whitham Smith, Business Manager

Business Office Documents


Monica Cedillo – Last name A – K

Ana Perez – Last name L – Z

Teaching Staff


Leigh Bode, United States History

Joel Mason, World History, History 101-102

Gregory Verch, United States History, History 107-108

John Wells, US Government and Politics


Graham Culbara, AP English Language and Composition

Lauren Eubanks, English 10 Honors

Scott Gelotti, English 12, AP Literature and Composition

Virginia Locken, English 10, English 11

Megan McKenzie, English 11

Genevieve Millin, English 9

Michael Shaw, English 9 Honors


John Dell’Armo, Algebra 1, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics

Susana Gonzalez, Algebra 2

Jenny Hubbard, Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Support, Accounting and Finance

Josh Mason, Geometry, Precalculus

Heather Penk, Algebra 2, Geometry, AP Computer Science Principles


Kristin Bornhoft, Biology, Physiology & Anatomy, AP Biology

Andrew Ciervo, Biology, Chemistry

Ty Fredriks, Geology, Physics

Billy Jones, Geology, Biology

Heather Penk, AP Computer Science Principles

Languages Other than English

Anne Marie Duston, Spanish 1

Heidi Miller, Spanish 2, Spanish 3, AP Spanish Language

Visual and Performing Arts

Josie Coburn, Band

Sydney Culbara, Art Exploration 1, Art Exploration 2, Art Exploration 3, AP Art Drawing

Jim McManus, Photography 1, Photography 2, Video Production

Micheal Shaw, Technical Theatre, Theater and Drama

Sarah Slezak, Choir

College Prep Electives/Other Electives

Leigh Bode, Success 103 (Seniors)

Graham Culbara, Literacy through Film, ASB Leadership

Sydney Culbara, Success 103 (Seniors)

Lauren Eubanks, PROD 301: Get Focused, Stay Focused (Freshman Success)

Scott Gelotti, Creative Writing

Jim McManus, Yearbook Publication

Micheal Shaw, Child Development and Psychology, Intro to Teaching

Physical Education and Health

Chelsea Davis, Athletic Trainer

Athletic Forms

Bridgette DePalma, Health, Weight Training and Fitness

Chad McKenzie, Athletic Director, Health, Physical Education 1

Megan McKenzie, Physical Education 1

Special Education

Gillian Gonzalez, Resource Specialist, Study Skills

Lewis Marquez, Resource Specialist, Study Skills

Angie Dana, Special Education Support Staff

Marc Tosches, Special Education Support Staff

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