FACULTY AND STAFF (2016-17)

Full Time

Kindergarten:  Jen Ahmann, 2009-
B.A., Carroll College, 1996

First Grade: Celeste Petesch, 2015-
B.A. Carroll College, 2014

Second Grade: Jean Murphy, 2015-
B.A., Elementary Ed., University of Montana, 1975

Third Grade: Rebekka Dodge, 2010-
B.A., Carroll College, Elementary Education
M.Ed., University of Montana, Endorsement in Reading

Fourth Grade: Sarah Leslie (Heidlebaugh ('03)), 2007-
B.A. Franciscan University of Steubenville (2007)

Fifth Grade: Jared Howes, 2016-
B.A., Carroll College, (2015)

Sixth Grade: James Greaney, 2007-
B.S., Aquinas College (2004)

Seventh Grade: Christi Buffington, 2015-
B.Sc., Montana State Univ (1998); M. Sc, Washington State Univ (2000); M. Ed, Montana State Univ (2016)

Eighth Grade (Homeroom) and HS History and Math, MS Literature, Gr 5 Spanish: Chris Nelson, 1999-
B. A., Carroll College, History; M.Ed., Montana State University

High School (Ninth/Tenth Grade Homeroom/ Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science, MS Science): Mrs. Joanna McLaughlin 2014-
B.S. (Biology), Adams State University, 2005
M.A. Secondary Science Education, Adams State University, 2008

High School (Eleventh/Twelfth Grade Homeroom/English, Religion, Speech): Mr. Matt Petesch, 2014-
B.A., Carroll College (2013)

High School English and Latin: Mr. John Hall, 2010-2011, 2015-
B.A., Thomas Aquinas College, Liberal Arts (2010)

Adjunct Faculty

Art K-12 and Ms PE: John Tavary, 2014-
B.A.

Latin and Logic: Dr. Mark Smillie, 1996-
B. A., Thomas Aquinas College, Liberal Arts;
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, Philosophy

K-7 Physical Education., Sarah Birnel, 2016-
B.Sc in Multidisciplinary Studies, Eastern Oregon University 2014
Teaching license in Health and Physical Education K-12, University of Great Falls 2015

High School Physics, Mathematics and Latin: Heather Bell, 2003-04; 2005-09; 2011-
B.A. St Johns College, Liberal Arts (1991); M.A. University of Michigan, Philosophy (1995)

K-8 Music, Orchestra I, II, III: Mrs. Allison Elliot 2012-

Choir: Mrs. Kihanna VanDiest 2015-
Bachelor of Music, Eastman School of Music of University of Rochester, 1990

Principal

Donna Smillie, 1996-; (English, Speech, Religion)
B. A., Thomas Aquinas College, Liberal Arts

Vice Principal

STAFF

Office Secretary: Carla Buffington. 2014-
Bookkeeper: Denise Hampton, 2007-

Librarian and K-7 Library Skills: Mrs. Ali Poelman ('01), 2015-
B. A., Carroll College

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