Our Talented Team

Tink, Garry - Principal
gctink@cbe.ab.ca

I grew up in rural Alberta and spent most of my time working in the Foothills School Division.  I have taught everything from Kindergarten to High School and loved every moment of it.  Looking forward to this new adventure!

Clark, Gayleena - Assistant Principal
gmclark@cbe.ab.ca

I am very excited to have the opportunity to open another High School with the Calgary Board of Education.  I have two wonderful boys who keep me busy when I am not working.
GO RAVENS!

Brown, Rob - Assistant Principal
rabrown@cbe.ab.ca

I am excited to be a part of the team opening JCSHS and look forward to meeting all of the new "Ravens" and welcoming them to the JCSHS family!

Alberts, Jennifer - Teacher
jlalberts@cbe.ab.ca
I have taught social studies for 15 years and am excited to join the team at JCS. With previous time spent at Beaverbrook and Forest Lawn, I just finished two years of teaching social studies online to students across the province. While I have experience in all levels and both streams of social studies at the high school level, I have also taught AP and Arts Centered Learning.  I mark 30-1 diploma exams 5 times a year, and love both history and travel. In fact, this summer I travel to Europe to tour the World War I and II battlefields, and can’t wait to share that with my fellow ravens this fall. 
Annand, Debbi - Teacher
DLAnnand@cbe.ab.ca
I am excited to be a Raven. I was born in Kingston Ontario and have lived in many different places growing up as my father was in the military.  I have been teaching with the Calgary Board of Education for 20 years so most of my adult life I have lived in Calgary.  Math is my passion and I love passing this along to my students.  In my spare time, I enjoy going for walks with my dogs,  Kathy and Josh. 
Asselbergs, Marjo - Teacher
mfasselbergs@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Ontario, but I’ve been living in Alberta for 3 years now, and my love of the mountains knows no bounds! I’ve taught a wide range of courses, from Cosmetology to ESL to Science, but at my core I’m really just a big science geek.  I love traveling, skiing, rugby (go Hornets), and have recently discovered a love for surfing!  I’m so excited to be a part of this wonderful team of teachers, and proud to be a JCS Raven! 
Beauchamp, Tina - Library Assistant
chbeauchamp@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to join Joane Cardinal-Schubert Staff and the home of the Ravens. I am originally from Montreal and have called Calgary home for 20 years. I am a passionate reader and love to connect books to students and staff. I am a huge Stephen King fan and Linwood Barclay for a Canadian alternative. My other hobbies include drawing, biking, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.  Let the adventure begin!!
Bigler, Cindy - Support Staff
ctbigler@cbe.ab.ca
I have called Calgary home now for 15 years and it has been a great place to raise my family.  I have enjoyed working in various CBE school offices and am excited to be joining the team at JCS.  I look forward to getting to know the staff, students and families as we begin this new adventure together. 
Bomersback, Trevor - Learning Coach
tdbomersback@cbe.ab.ca
I am extremely excited to be a Raven!  Over the past 16 years I have taught high school Phys. Ed and Sports Performance at Lord Beaverbrook (11 years) and Henry Wise Wood (5 years).  I have a passion for coaching and have coached volleyball and basketball.  I am a father of 3 energetic and active young children that love being outside and camping.  During my career I have had the opportunity to be Athletic Director and Phys. Ed learning leader.  I look forward to and am excited about this opportunity of opening a new high school.  
Campbell, Calvin - Teacher
cecampbell@cbe.ab.ca
I’m extremely excited to be joining this amazing staff at JCS.  I have taught Math, Science, Phys.Ed and Outdoor Ed for the last 7 years. I’m the father of 3 amazing kids who love to be active year round.  When not in the classroom you can find me on the soccer pitch as I’m involved at both the youth and university level.  I look forward to meeting and welcoming all the new students in the fall. GO RAVENS!
Floyd, Linda - Success Centre Learning Coach
ljfloyd@cbe.ab.ca
I have been at Centennial High School since it opened in 2004 and am thrilled to be part of the staff at JCS!  I am looking forward to a new adventure and to meeting all the amazing staff, students and families who will make up our school.  In my spare time I love to travel and watch sports - especially hockey!  Go Ravens!
Funk, Lauren - Teacher
lefunk@cbe.ab.ca
Hello fellow Ravens! My name is Lauren Funk and I am a commercial cooking teacher. I am thrilled for the opportunity to work in a new school. I am also looking forward to working with the staff and students of JCS to build a dynamic legacy. I am passionate about teaching, cooking & learning. Go Ravens!! 
Gelfand, Russell– Success Centre, Work Experience
regelfand@cbe.ab.ca
I have been with the CBE for 17 years, teaching Social, English, Drama, PE, etc, etc  at both the junior and senior high levels. My last three years were spent at Forest Lawn High School teaching in the Mental Health CLASS program. I’m an avid traveler, drummer, father and husband. I have two incredible kids who are both in university, my daughter studying Medicine and my son finishing his Poli Sci degree. My wife opened a new school two years ago, so I figured I’d follow in her footsteps! I’m looking forward to an amazing journey, building relationships with students, staff and parents at JCS! Go Ravens!
Gilbertson, Kendra - Teacher
kdgilbertson@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Cochrane, Alberta and always planned on being a teacher, following the lead of many influential teachers that I had the opportunity to work with as a student. I have lived in both Mexico and Spain, am fluent in Spanish, and love to travel. When not teaching, I love to read, ride my bike, and play golf and baseball. I’m looking forward to an exciting year as a Raven!        
Graham, Samantha - Teacher
sagraham@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in Lethbridge and have lived in Calgary for the past 14 years. I have a background in hairstyling, social studies, and ELA. In my spare time, I enjoy wakesurfing, triathlon, hiking, crocheting, and spending time with my family and friends! I am very excited to be a part of the JCS team!
Gray, Cynba - Learning Coach
cmgray@cbe.ab.ca
Wow!  I am excited to be a Raven.  My passion is critical thinking about things that matter, and opportunities to be creative.  I love walks with my dogs, riding my motorbike, working in the yard, and working out at the gym (Yoga, weight training and lots of cardio).  I may teach ELA, however, I love to talk sports. 

Grossman, Matt - Teacher
mrgrossman@cbe.ab.ca
I am originally from a small town in Alberta, but spent most of my life in the Edmonton area. For the past year, I have been teaching apprentice carpentry at NAIT, and before that I taught Construction and ELT at Robert Thirsk High School here in Calgary. I enjoy ripping buildings apart and putting them back together, hiking, coaching rugby, video games, and live music. I can't wait to get back to teaching high school in Calgary and looking forward to building a new community at JCS! Go Ravens! 
Hammond, Denise - Learning Coach
dlhammond@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching for 5 years within the CBE and grew up in the Dover area of Calgary. I am passionate about making learning meaningful for all students and am looking forward to building JCSHS into an amazing place to learn. I am a strong advocate for Indigenous perspectives and social activism, and I love to read! 
Hargreaves, Graeme - Learning Coach
gdhargreaves@cbe.ab.ca
I am a born and raised Calgarian who grew up knowing I would be a teacher some day.  After graduating with a degree in Political Science, I moved to Barcelona for 6 months to teach English while completing my Education degree.  Since then, I have taught Social Studies, Photography, and 3D Animation. I love video games, playing guitar, and watching anything made by Pixar, (Wall-e is my all time favorite). I am passionate about our world and the people who inhabit it and can’t wait to forge meaningful connections with the students of Joane Cardinal-Schubert as well as their families
Higgins, Trish - SIS
plhiggins@cbe.ab.ca
As a native Calgarian, it has been interesting to have worked at one point in my former high school (LBHS),and moved on to open two new high schools - Robert Thirsk and now Joane Cardinal-Schubert. My job involves everything to do with student records, information, marks, and ensuring students have everything needed to graduate.  This is going to be an amazing high school and I'm excited to be a part of it.  Go Ravens!
Iman, Safi - Support Staff
saiman@cbe.ab.ca
I am excited to be a part of the staff at JCSHS. I have been working with CBE as a Facility Operator for 12 years in elementary schools, high schools and recently opened a new junior high school. I look forward to have the opportunity to open this school and be a part of the team.
Kearns, Casey - Teacher
clkearns@cbe.ab.ca
I am what you might call a bibliophile or 'a bookworm'. When I'm not enjoying the outdoors or the amazing arts scene around town with my family you can usually find me surrounded by, and reading multiple books at a time depending on my mood. I love learning about the social sciences and have worked with children, youth, and families throughout my career. I am thrilled to be joining the JCS community this year!
Khan, Kashif - Technology Support Speicialist
kbkhan@cbe.ab.ca
Really honored and excited to join the team at JCS high school. I have been with CBE for over 9 years working in Client Technology Services unit. I work out of schools and most recently was at CBe-learn school.  I have been in Calgary for over 16 years and call it home. I have three beautiful kids and a loving wife. I enjoy travelling and exploring new places with my family. I’m looking forward to the school opening and meeting you all.
Kowalchuk, Linda - Support Staff
llkowalchuk@cbe.ab.ca
I’m very excited to be joining the JCSHS team and look forward to meeting the students.  I’m originally from B.C. and moved to Calgary in 2000.  My passions include family, bike riding and photography. Looking forward to a great adventure!
Kramer, Rebecca - Teacher
rakramer@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to be a part of JCS and to be a Raven! I love the outdoors and am active in all seasons – cross country and downhill skiing, skating, sledding and then into hiking, biking, running, canoeing, and camping the rest of the time. Biology and Science are my specialties and I have 12 years of experience at Western Canada High School, followed by 2 years at Lord Beaverbrook. Family is important (I have 2 little girls) and life-long learning (currently taking a Master of Education).  
Lafortune, Allissa - Teacher
adlafortune@cbe.ab.ca
I have been a professional hair stylist for the last 12 years, working on clients in the salon, educating in private hair schools and traveling the world sharing my skills and knowledge with fellow hair enthusiasts. I am extremely passionate about the hair and beauty industry and am eager to create an amazing Cosmetology lab here at JCS!
MacKay, Benjamin  - Teacher
bemackay@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to be part of the Raven community this year! I am originally from PEI, which is now my summer retreat. I lived in Ottawa for a few years working with the Federal Government and then moved to Calgary to pursue work in the private sector. This ultimately led to completing my education degree and fulfilling my passion of becoming a teacher. Outside of teaching I enjoy songwriting, singing and playing guitar. I love getting outside and staying active. I cycle, run, swim, hike and do lots of other activities to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I am looking forward to opening a new school and being part of the JCS community!    
Madsen, Joseph - Learning Coach
jlmadsen@cbe.ab.ca
Hello everyone!  I grew up in Turner Valley, just south of Calgary.  Throughout my youth I spent a lot of time camping and hiking; something I enjoy to this day.  I am a passionate science advocate and I have recently completed my Masters of Science, focusing on science education.  I am especially passionate about chemistry and physics.  When I’m not out camping or in the lab, you can find me in the garage working on rebuilding my truck and dreaming about all of the classic cars I wish I could have.  I have been with the Calgary Board of Education for seven years:  five years at Sir John A. Macdonald School and two years at Lester B. Pearson High School.  I am very excited to be a part of the Raven community and am looking forward to meeting you all. 
Matheson, Krista - Teacher
kbmatheson@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in SE Calgary and loved the different experiences CBE offered me as a learner.  As a teacher, over the past seven years I have had the opportunity to teach high school Math and Science in Spain, the UK, and right here at home.  Outside of school I make pottery on the wheel, cross-stitch, and love to research family history  for both friends and family.  I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with the students at JCS!
McKinnon, Amberlee - Learning Coach
ahmckinnon@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Ontario but Calgary has been my home for the past 9 years.  I have taught many subjects throughout my career in the CBE but I am most passionate about helping students find their passion whether it’s with drama, sports, social justice or academics. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy spending time reading, travelling, watching sports and going on adventures with my family.  I am excited to see what new adventures are in store with the students and staff of JCSHS.  Go Ravens!
McNeill, Zach - Teacher
ztmcneill@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to be a member of the Raven community. I have spent the last 4 years teaching at Crescent Heights High School. Most recently I have been teaching Physical Education, Sports Performance and Yoga. I have also served at the head Football coach the last two years. In my spare time I enjoy golfing, any type of fitness and spending time with my family. I am looking forward to having the opportunity to open a new school. Go Ravens!!  
Mihaila, Mara - Teacher
mamihaila@cbe.ab.ca
I should start by saying I am extremely excited to be part of the JCS community! I have had the opportunity to call Calgary home for the last 12 years and what an amazing journey it has been. I love climbing mountains, live music and any sort of plant I can get my hands on. I look forward to building many memories with you all!
Mikaelsen, Hailey - Teacher
hamikaelsen@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to meet my fellow Ravens!  I grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and moved to Calgary to pursue a career in teaching mathematics.  Since then, I have also gained experience teaching Science, Programming, and German.  During my spare moments, I can be found reading a book or exploring the city, and I travel whenever I have the opportunity.  
Miller, Tyler - Teacher
tlmiller@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Northern Ontario and moved to Calgary 6 years ago to start my teaching career. I have worked at Sherwood, Ian Bazalgette and am excited to be joining JCS Ravens as a PE, Dance, and Wildlife teacher. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dog, playing volleyball, golf and baseball in the summer, and snowboarding in the winter. I look forward to working in a new school and being part of the JCS community.
Melrose, Erin - Learning Coach
eamelrose@cbe.ab.ca
I have worked in the CBE for the past 8 years as a Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director. (5 at Centennial and 3 at Lord Beaverbook). I have a passion for being active and enjoy sharing that with my students. Coaching basketball is something that I love to do and have been lucky enough to coach Jr. and Sr. Girls during my time as a teacher. I am so excited to be part of the JCS team and cannot wait to meet everyone in the fall! 
Mouland, Bryan - Teacher
bkmouland@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching amazing students with the CBE for 14 years and it's been an incredible journey. I’ve taught a wide variety of courses starting out in academic core courses and now solely in the CTS realm.  I'm looking forward to this exciting opportunity and the next chapter of my career. I live on a small farm outside of Calgary where i can be found either chasing my 4 kids, an escaped barnyard animal, or riding on my tractor.  In my spare time i enjoy running into burning buildings to put the wet stuff on the hot stuff as an active volunteer firefighter and member of the Foothills Fire Department. My true downtime is my family time enjoyed camping and hiking in our great outdoors. My passions for teaching are agriculture, construction, and also first responders.  Education is meant to be a fun engaging hands on student driven experience.  My energy comes from motivated engaged students.  I feel very fortunate to be a part of this incredible team and look forward to the pleasure of teaching the amazing students that are a part of this vibrant school community and culture. Go Ravens!!
Munoz, Victor - Support Staff
For a long time becoming a Chef was a very clear path for me, after many years of training I received my Journeyman and Red seal certifications. My passion for the culinary industry lead me to find opportunities in a wide range of establishments. From 5 star hotels to renown restaurants and golf courses I found the motivation and developed  skills to mentor and train upcoming young chefs. Myself with my wife and 2 children follow our passion martial arts and love for the outdoors. I am very excited to start this journey at JCS and meet the parents and future young chefs.
Musial, Ayla - Teacher
ammusial@cbe.ab.ca
Depending on when you met her, Ayla was a 5 year old obsessed with collecting unicorns, a teenager with fluorescent purple hair, a horror movie enthusiast, a high school band geek, a fake blonde, a University of Calgary English student, a horror movie enthusiast, a video game geek, a Stephen King aficionado, a University of St FX Education student, a crazy cat lady with one cat, a crazy cat lady with two cats, a scream in the car singer, a yoga instructor, Saturday morning cartoon and sugary cereal lover or a devourer of books. Today, she’s an English teacher at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School.
Neisz, Tasha - Learning Commons/ Tech Learning Coach
trneisz@cbe.ab.ca Hello! I am the Learning Commons and Technology Learning Leader. I enjoy reading, arguing politics, and I am passionate about Social Justice issues. I love travelling, being outside and my new puppy Tilly!
O'Brien, Melissa - Teacher
mobrien@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in a small town in Ontario but after a trip west, I knew I belonged in the mountains.  I have been living in the Calgary area for 13 years and have taught Physical Education, Sports Medicine, Outdoor Education and Yoga at various CBE high schools.  In my spare time I compete in triathlons and go mountain biking, hiking and camping with my family.  I’m excited for my new adventure at JCS! 
Papadopoulos, Yana - Teacher
jpapadopoulo@cbe.ab.ca
What an honor to be opening JCSHS with this fantastic team! I'm a Raven now! I was born in Calgary and raised in Greece. I love explaining the Greek root of words for students, any word, just like the movie! I have been teaching Social Studies and English Language Arts for the past 14 years, the first 7 in junior high and the last 7 in high school. I have a Fine Arts background and I just completed my Masters in Education, with a specialization in Indigenous education. I will be starting my EdD in Educational Leadership Amongst Indigenous Peoples next summer. I have a passion for student leadership and community engagement. I love writing papers at coffee shops downtown, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. I can't wait to welcome our new Ravens to JCSHS! 
Paquette, Rebecca - Learning Coach
repaquette@cbe.ab.ca
Hello, my name is Rebecca Paquette and I have been with the Calgary Board of Education for 10 years this fall. My main subject areas are Social Studies, Language Arts, and Psychology. I have a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Calgary. When not teaching, planning, or marking you can find me on the soccer field refereeing, playing, or coaching. Other hobbies include back-country camping, traveling, cheering for the Blue Jays, and chasing after my two daughters. I look forward to getting to know my fellow Ravens. 
Partington, Matthew - Teacher
mjpartington@cbe.ab.ca
I am just thrilled to be joining such a dynamic staff at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School. I have been with the CBE for over 20 years(14 years @ LBHS). I am looking forward to the road ahead, and working with JCS students in establishing a wonderful year.   Ravens Rule!
Patterson, Pauline - Support Staff
plpatterson@cbe.ab.ca
My family and I have been in Calgary since 2005, originally from Chilliwack, BC.  I’ve been with the CBE since 2006 holding various positions within the board.  I have two grown children, two dogs and two cats.  I look forward to the new adventures with staff, students and families at JCS
Pelkey, Tyler - Learning Coach
tspelkey@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching with the CBE for 7 years, most recently at Terry Fox School. In my spare time I enjoy curling, soccer, cycling, and waterskiing. I'm also a history nut! 
Regan, Cheryl - Support Staff
caregan@cbe.ab.ca
Originally from Ontario, I have lived in Calgary for ten years. I have worked in elementary, junior high and high schools. I enjoy swimming and working out in my spare time. I am excited to join the JCSHS  team! 


Regnier, Mark - Teacher
meregnier@cbe.ab.ca
I can't even begin to explain how excited I am to be a part of the Raven family! I was born and raised in Regina, SK and moved to Calgary 4 years ago. GO RIDERS!  I have spent the majority of my career teaching sciences at Lord Beaverbrook and was at Centennial for a brief stint before that. I have a beautiful daughter and a son that will arrive sometime near the start of school this year! I enjoy football, running, curling, golf and board games. I am looking forward to the opportunity of being a part of building an awesome school!! GO RAVENS!
Rutland, Nicki - Teacher
nlrutland@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Calgary, except for the 7 years spent in the Crowsnest Pass where I discovered my love of the mountains.  I love spending time with my family and being outdoors (and especially when I get to combine the two!).  I’ve spent the past eight years at Mountain Park School, and I’m so excited for the opportunity to be a part of the opening of JCS this fall!
Ryall, Tatiana - ELL/International Coordinator
taryall@cbe.ab.ca
¡Hola! Bonjour! Oi! I'm a Brazilian native with a passion for languages and cultures. I'm a very active mother of two kids who enjoys music, dancing and traveling! I speak four languages (Portuguese, English, French & Spanish) and I love sports. Growing up I played tennis, soccer and field hockey. I'm honored to be a part of the JCS Community! 
Salter, Michael - Learning Coach
mdsalter@cbe.ab.ca
Michael is a Physical Education and Sports Performance teacher who has spent the last eight years at Sir Winston Churchill.   He served as Head Coach of Football and is very excited to bring his knowledge and passion to the Ravens.  He is a proud father of two active boys and looks forward to being a part of the team at JCS!  
Samuel, Iestyn - Teacher
igsamuel@cbe.ab.ca
I am originally from a small coal-mining village in South Wales, UK.  Welsh is my first language, which probably explains my weird accent.  ‘Love’ brought me to Alberta some 20 years ago – my wife is a proud Calgarian. I have taught Business Education in a variety of CBE high schools, but never in a brand new building!  I am looking forward to the challenge of becoming a Raven and creating a positive and exciting culture of learning.  Rugby to a Welshman is like hockey to a Canadian – it is in the blood.  I have been a player and a coach for over 40 years and hope to contribute to the Raven rugby program in some capacity.  In my spare time I run a taxi service – mostly taking our two teenage children to various sporting commitments (hockey/volleyball).  My claim to fame is that I attended the same university as Prince Charles (not in the same year!), University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Sandbeck, Adam - Athletic Director
awsandbeck@cbe.ab.ca

Adam Sandbeck is a physical education, sports performance and outdoor education teacher who has worked at Centennial for the past ten years.  In his role as  Athletic Director he has championed the ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and athletic excellence in all their sports programs.  He has served as the head coach of Football, wrestling and girls basketball in his time there winning two city championships.

Scott, Victoria - Teacher
viscott@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in a small rural community just south of Calgary, and started my teaching career in Brooks, Alberta. For the past three years, I have been at Woodman School collaborating with many talented students and being inspired by the musicians I am lucky enough to spend my days with. To say I am a band geek would be an understatement. I am excited for the adventure to come with being part of the team opening Joane Cardinal-Schubert and can’t wait to meet all of the students, teachers, staff, and families that will make our school community unique and awesome!
Shillington, Tara - Learning Coach
tdshillingto@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in Regina, but I have been living and teaching in Calgary for the past 12 years and consider myself a proud Calgarian.  I have taught grades 7-12 in Math and Science.  I also have a passion for photography and Yearbook.  In my spare time I like to read, knit, sew and scrapbook. I’m always planning my next vacation.  I look forward to making and capturing memories at JCS.  Go Ravens!!
Stieger, Tarilyn - Teacher
tastieger@cbe.ab.caI grew up in the beautiful community of Bragg Creek and am happy to still call it home! I have a background in Science and Kinesiology, and have truly enjoyed my education experiences thus far knowing that teaching is where I am meant to be. In my spare time, I enjoy staying active through hiking, biking, working out, snowshoeing, and enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends! I am very excited to be a part of the JCS team and I look forward to this exciting year ahead! Go Ravens!
Steiner, Carrie - Learning Coach
ctsteiner@cbe.ab.ca
I am thrilled to be joining our team of Raven’s and look forward to opening day! I am a passionate advocate for the Fine Arts and believe in the power of creativity. Together we will transform our new school into a home of innovation, passion and ingenuity for the future.   
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~ Degas. 
Taylor, Nicole - Teacher
nataylor@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to be a part of the new community of Ravens in the fall. I have been teaching Drama, Film and English for the last ten years at Crescent Heights High School and I love all things Theatre and Fine Arts. When not teaching, I enjoy watching movies, playing board games, and spending time with my family. I am really looking forward to getting to know and work with the talented and creative students and staff at JCSHS! – Go Ravens!
Wee, Patrick - Teacher
pdwee@cbe.ab.ca
I am a science teacher with a specialized background in neuroscience and am thrilled to be joining the teaching staff at JCS! Outside of the classroom I coach top levels of youth soccer, scramble mountains, and pursue both landscape and lifestyle photography. I love passing on my passion for nature and people to my students and am looking forward to all of the learning and adventures to be shared this year. Go Ravens!
Williams, Delane - Admin Assistant
ddwilliams@cbe.ab.ca I have lived most of my life in Calgary and have watched it grow.  I am excited to be joining this new school and getting to know everyone.  I enjoy running up mountains and going on holidays in hot climates in my spare time!
Wood, Heidi - Teacher
hcwood@cbe.ab.ca
Ms. Wood is very excited to join the JCHS team as the Choral Music Director. She brings a wealth of knowledge as not only an accomplished chorister and opera singer, but also as a 14+ year high school choral music veteran.   Groups under her direction have garnered critical acclaim for choral music excellence as well as top festival honours year after year.  A past nominee for both the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award (2016) and Canadian Music Teacher of the Year Award (2018), Ms. Wood is recognized for her passion, dedication, and care she brings to her classroom every day!  She is looking forward to working with the amazing staff and students at JCHS!  
Yaschuk, Vanessa - Learning Coach
vnmoriarty@cbe.ab.ca
I am absolutely delighted to join the team at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School and cannot wait to meet the students and families next school year! I am passionate about teaching and learning and giving back to our school and greater community. Prior to JCSHS, I have worked in Mathematics, Special Education and Indigenous Education capacities. In my spare time, I love spending time in the mountains and being around animals, especially my two dogs!


Our Staff

Our Talented Team

Tink, Garry - Principal
gctink@cbe.ab.ca

I grew up in rural Alberta and spent most of my time working in the Foothills School Division.  I have taught everything from Kindergarten to High School and loved every moment of it.  Looking forward to this new adventure!

Clark, Gayleena - Assistant Principal
gmclark@cbe.ab.ca

I am very excited to have the opportunity to open another High School with the Calgary Board of Education.  I have two wonderful boys who keep me busy when I am not working.
GO RAVENS!

Brown, Rob - Assistant Principal
rabrown@cbe.ab.ca

I am excited to be a part of the team opening JCSHS and look forward to meeting all of the new "Ravens" and welcoming them to the JCSHS family!

Alberts, Jennifer - Teacher
jlalberts@cbe.ab.ca
I have taught social studies for 15 years and am excited to join the team at JCS. With previous time spent at Beaverbrook and Forest Lawn, I just finished two years of teaching social studies online to students across the province. While I have experience in all levels and both streams of social studies at the high school level, I have also taught AP and Arts Centered Learning.  I mark 30-1 diploma exams 5 times a year, and love both history and travel. In fact, this summer I travel to Europe to tour the World War I and II battlefields, and can’t wait to share that with my fellow ravens this fall. 
Annand, Debbi - Teacher
DLAnnand@cbe.ab.ca
I am excited to be a Raven. I was born in Kingston Ontario and have lived in many different places growing up as my father was in the military.  I have been teaching with the Calgary Board of Education for 20 years so most of my adult life I have lived in Calgary.  Math is my passion and I love passing this along to my students.  In my spare time, I enjoy going for walks with my dogs,  Kathy and Josh. 
Asselbergs, Marjo - Teacher
mfasselbergs@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Ontario, but I’ve been living in Alberta for 3 years now, and my love of the mountains knows no bounds! I’ve taught a wide range of courses, from Cosmetology to ESL to Science, but at my core I’m really just a big science geek.  I love traveling, skiing, rugby (go Hornets), and have recently discovered a love for surfing!  I’m so excited to be a part of this wonderful team of teachers, and proud to be a JCS Raven! 
Beauchamp, Tina - Library Assistant
chbeauchamp@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to join Joane Cardinal-Schubert Staff and the home of the Ravens. I am originally from Montreal and have called Calgary home for 20 years. I am a passionate reader and love to connect books to students and staff. I am a huge Stephen King fan and Linwood Barclay for a Canadian alternative. My other hobbies include drawing, biking, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.  Let the adventure begin!!
Bigler, Cindy - Support Staff
ctbigler@cbe.ab.ca
I have called Calgary home now for 15 years and it has been a great place to raise my family.  I have enjoyed working in various CBE school offices and am excited to be joining the team at JCS.  I look forward to getting to know the staff, students and families as we begin this new adventure together. 
Bomersback, Trevor - Learning Coach
tdbomersback@cbe.ab.ca
I am extremely excited to be a Raven!  Over the past 16 years I have taught high school Phys. Ed and Sports Performance at Lord Beaverbrook (11 years) and Henry Wise Wood (5 years).  I have a passion for coaching and have coached volleyball and basketball.  I am a father of 3 energetic and active young children that love being outside and camping.  During my career I have had the opportunity to be Athletic Director and Phys. Ed learning leader.  I look forward to and am excited about this opportunity of opening a new high school.  
Campbell, Calvin - Teacher
cecampbell@cbe.ab.ca
I’m extremely excited to be joining this amazing staff at JCS.  I have taught Math, Science, Phys.Ed and Outdoor Ed for the last 7 years. I’m the father of 3 amazing kids who love to be active year round.  When not in the classroom you can find me on the soccer pitch as I’m involved at both the youth and university level.  I look forward to meeting and welcoming all the new students in the fall. GO RAVENS!
Floyd, Linda - Success Centre Learning Coach
ljfloyd@cbe.ab.ca
I have been at Centennial High School since it opened in 2004 and am thrilled to be part of the staff at JCS!  I am looking forward to a new adventure and to meeting all the amazing staff, students and families who will make up our school.  In my spare time I love to travel and watch sports - especially hockey!  Go Ravens!
Funk, Lauren - Teacher
lefunk@cbe.ab.ca
Hello fellow Ravens! My name is Lauren Funk and I am a commercial cooking teacher. I am thrilled for the opportunity to work in a new school. I am also looking forward to working with the staff and students of JCS to build a dynamic legacy. I am passionate about teaching, cooking & learning. Go Ravens!! 
Gelfand, Russell– Success Centre, Work Experience
regelfand@cbe.ab.ca
I have been with the CBE for 17 years, teaching Social, English, Drama, PE, etc, etc  at both the junior and senior high levels. My last three years were spent at Forest Lawn High School teaching in the Mental Health CLASS program. I’m an avid traveler, drummer, father and husband. I have two incredible kids who are both in university, my daughter studying Medicine and my son finishing his Poli Sci degree. My wife opened a new school two years ago, so I figured I’d follow in her footsteps! I’m looking forward to an amazing journey, building relationships with students, staff and parents at JCS! Go Ravens!
Gilbertson, Kendra - Teacher
kdgilbertson@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Cochrane, Alberta and always planned on being a teacher, following the lead of many influential teachers that I had the opportunity to work with as a student. I have lived in both Mexico and Spain, am fluent in Spanish, and love to travel. When not teaching, I love to read, ride my bike, and play golf and baseball. I’m looking forward to an exciting year as a Raven!        
Graham, Samantha - Teacher
sagraham@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in Lethbridge and have lived in Calgary for the past 14 years. I have a background in hairstyling, social studies, and ELA. In my spare time, I enjoy wakesurfing, triathlon, hiking, crocheting, and spending time with my family and friends! I am very excited to be a part of the JCS team!
Gray, Cynba - Learning Coach
cmgray@cbe.ab.ca
Wow!  I am excited to be a Raven.  My passion is critical thinking about things that matter, and opportunities to be creative.  I love walks with my dogs, riding my motorbike, working in the yard, and working out at the gym (Yoga, weight training and lots of cardio).  I may teach ELA, however, I love to talk sports. 

Grossman, Matt - Teacher
mrgrossman@cbe.ab.ca
I am originally from a small town in Alberta, but spent most of my life in the Edmonton area. For the past year, I have been teaching apprentice carpentry at NAIT, and before that I taught Construction and ELT at Robert Thirsk High School here in Calgary. I enjoy ripping buildings apart and putting them back together, hiking, coaching rugby, video games, and live music. I can't wait to get back to teaching high school in Calgary and looking forward to building a new community at JCS! Go Ravens! 
Hammond, Denise - Learning Coach
dlhammond@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching for 5 years within the CBE and grew up in the Dover area of Calgary. I am passionate about making learning meaningful for all students and am looking forward to building JCSHS into an amazing place to learn. I am a strong advocate for Indigenous perspectives and social activism, and I love to read! 
Hargreaves, Graeme - Learning Coach
gdhargreaves@cbe.ab.ca
I am a born and raised Calgarian who grew up knowing I would be a teacher some day.  After graduating with a degree in Political Science, I moved to Barcelona for 6 months to teach English while completing my Education degree.  Since then, I have taught Social Studies, Photography, and 3D Animation. I love video games, playing guitar, and watching anything made by Pixar, (Wall-e is my all time favorite). I am passionate about our world and the people who inhabit it and can’t wait to forge meaningful connections with the students of Joane Cardinal-Schubert as well as their families
Higgins, Trish - SIS
plhiggins@cbe.ab.ca
As a native Calgarian, it has been interesting to have worked at one point in my former high school (LBHS),and moved on to open two new high schools - Robert Thirsk and now Joane Cardinal-Schubert. My job involves everything to do with student records, information, marks, and ensuring students have everything needed to graduate.  This is going to be an amazing high school and I'm excited to be a part of it.  Go Ravens!
Iman, Safi - Support Staff
saiman@cbe.ab.ca
I am excited to be a part of the staff at JCSHS. I have been working with CBE as a Facility Operator for 12 years in elementary schools, high schools and recently opened a new junior high school. I look forward to have the opportunity to open this school and be a part of the team.
Kearns, Casey - Teacher
clkearns@cbe.ab.ca
I am what you might call a bibliophile or 'a bookworm'. When I'm not enjoying the outdoors or the amazing arts scene around town with my family you can usually find me surrounded by, and reading multiple books at a time depending on my mood. I love learning about the social sciences and have worked with children, youth, and families throughout my career. I am thrilled to be joining the JCS community this year!
Khan, Kashif - Technology Support Speicialist
kbkhan@cbe.ab.ca
Really honored and excited to join the team at JCS high school. I have been with CBE for over 9 years working in Client Technology Services unit. I work out of schools and most recently was at CBe-learn school.  I have been in Calgary for over 16 years and call it home. I have three beautiful kids and a loving wife. I enjoy travelling and exploring new places with my family. I’m looking forward to the school opening and meeting you all.
Kowalchuk, Linda - Support Staff
llkowalchuk@cbe.ab.ca
I’m very excited to be joining the JCSHS team and look forward to meeting the students.  I’m originally from B.C. and moved to Calgary in 2000.  My passions include family, bike riding and photography. Looking forward to a great adventure!
Kramer, Rebecca - Teacher
rakramer@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to be a part of JCS and to be a Raven! I love the outdoors and am active in all seasons – cross country and downhill skiing, skating, sledding and then into hiking, biking, running, canoeing, and camping the rest of the time. Biology and Science are my specialties and I have 12 years of experience at Western Canada High School, followed by 2 years at Lord Beaverbrook. Family is important (I have 2 little girls) and life-long learning (currently taking a Master of Education).  
Lafortune, Allissa - Teacher
adlafortune@cbe.ab.ca
I have been a professional hair stylist for the last 12 years, working on clients in the salon, educating in private hair schools and traveling the world sharing my skills and knowledge with fellow hair enthusiasts. I am extremely passionate about the hair and beauty industry and am eager to create an amazing Cosmetology lab here at JCS!
MacKay, Benjamin  - Teacher
bemackay@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to be part of the Raven community this year! I am originally from PEI, which is now my summer retreat. I lived in Ottawa for a few years working with the Federal Government and then moved to Calgary to pursue work in the private sector. This ultimately led to completing my education degree and fulfilling my passion of becoming a teacher. Outside of teaching I enjoy songwriting, singing and playing guitar. I love getting outside and staying active. I cycle, run, swim, hike and do lots of other activities to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I am looking forward to opening a new school and being part of the JCS community!    
Madsen, Joseph - Learning Coach
jlmadsen@cbe.ab.ca
Hello everyone!  I grew up in Turner Valley, just south of Calgary.  Throughout my youth I spent a lot of time camping and hiking; something I enjoy to this day.  I am a passionate science advocate and I have recently completed my Masters of Science, focusing on science education.  I am especially passionate about chemistry and physics.  When I’m not out camping or in the lab, you can find me in the garage working on rebuilding my truck and dreaming about all of the classic cars I wish I could have.  I have been with the Calgary Board of Education for seven years:  five years at Sir John A. Macdonald School and two years at Lester B. Pearson High School.  I am very excited to be a part of the Raven community and am looking forward to meeting you all. 
Matheson, Krista - Teacher
kbmatheson@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in SE Calgary and loved the different experiences CBE offered me as a learner.  As a teacher, over the past seven years I have had the opportunity to teach high school Math and Science in Spain, the UK, and right here at home.  Outside of school I make pottery on the wheel, cross-stitch, and love to research family history  for both friends and family.  I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with the students at JCS!
McKinnon, Amberlee - Learning Coach
ahmckinnon@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Ontario but Calgary has been my home for the past 9 years.  I have taught many subjects throughout my career in the CBE but I am most passionate about helping students find their passion whether it’s with drama, sports, social justice or academics. When I’m not teaching, I enjoy spending time reading, travelling, watching sports and going on adventures with my family.  I am excited to see what new adventures are in store with the students and staff of JCSHS.  Go Ravens!
McNeill, Zach - Teacher
ztmcneill@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to be a member of the Raven community. I have spent the last 4 years teaching at Crescent Heights High School. Most recently I have been teaching Physical Education, Sports Performance and Yoga. I have also served at the head Football coach the last two years. In my spare time I enjoy golfing, any type of fitness and spending time with my family. I am looking forward to having the opportunity to open a new school. Go Ravens!!  
Mihaila, Mara - Teacher
mamihaila@cbe.ab.ca
I should start by saying I am extremely excited to be part of the JCS community! I have had the opportunity to call Calgary home for the last 12 years and what an amazing journey it has been. I love climbing mountains, live music and any sort of plant I can get my hands on. I look forward to building many memories with you all!
Mikaelsen, Hailey - Teacher
hamikaelsen@cbe.ab.ca
I am so excited to meet my fellow Ravens!  I grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and moved to Calgary to pursue a career in teaching mathematics.  Since then, I have also gained experience teaching Science, Programming, and German.  During my spare moments, I can be found reading a book or exploring the city, and I travel whenever I have the opportunity.  
Miller, Tyler - Teacher
tlmiller@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Northern Ontario and moved to Calgary 6 years ago to start my teaching career. I have worked at Sherwood, Ian Bazalgette and am excited to be joining JCS Ravens as a PE, Dance, and Wildlife teacher. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dog, playing volleyball, golf and baseball in the summer, and snowboarding in the winter. I look forward to working in a new school and being part of the JCS community.
Melrose, Erin - Learning Coach
eamelrose@cbe.ab.ca
I have worked in the CBE for the past 8 years as a Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director. (5 at Centennial and 3 at Lord Beaverbook). I have a passion for being active and enjoy sharing that with my students. Coaching basketball is something that I love to do and have been lucky enough to coach Jr. and Sr. Girls during my time as a teacher. I am so excited to be part of the JCS team and cannot wait to meet everyone in the fall! 
Mouland, Bryan - Teacher
bkmouland@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching amazing students with the CBE for 14 years and it's been an incredible journey. I’ve taught a wide variety of courses starting out in academic core courses and now solely in the CTS realm.  I'm looking forward to this exciting opportunity and the next chapter of my career. I live on a small farm outside of Calgary where i can be found either chasing my 4 kids, an escaped barnyard animal, or riding on my tractor.  In my spare time i enjoy running into burning buildings to put the wet stuff on the hot stuff as an active volunteer firefighter and member of the Foothills Fire Department. My true downtime is my family time enjoyed camping and hiking in our great outdoors. My passions for teaching are agriculture, construction, and also first responders.  Education is meant to be a fun engaging hands on student driven experience.  My energy comes from motivated engaged students.  I feel very fortunate to be a part of this incredible team and look forward to the pleasure of teaching the amazing students that are a part of this vibrant school community and culture. Go Ravens!!
Munoz, Victor - Support Staff
For a long time becoming a Chef was a very clear path for me, after many years of training I received my Journeyman and Red seal certifications. My passion for the culinary industry lead me to find opportunities in a wide range of establishments. From 5 star hotels to renown restaurants and golf courses I found the motivation and developed  skills to mentor and train upcoming young chefs. Myself with my wife and 2 children follow our passion martial arts and love for the outdoors. I am very excited to start this journey at JCS and meet the parents and future young chefs.
Musial, Ayla - Teacher
ammusial@cbe.ab.ca
Depending on when you met her, Ayla was a 5 year old obsessed with collecting unicorns, a teenager with fluorescent purple hair, a horror movie enthusiast, a high school band geek, a fake blonde, a University of Calgary English student, a horror movie enthusiast, a video game geek, a Stephen King aficionado, a University of St FX Education student, a crazy cat lady with one cat, a crazy cat lady with two cats, a scream in the car singer, a yoga instructor, Saturday morning cartoon and sugary cereal lover or a devourer of books. Today, she’s an English teacher at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School.
Neisz, Tasha - Learning Commons/ Tech Learning Coach
trneisz@cbe.ab.ca Hello! I am the Learning Commons and Technology Learning Leader. I enjoy reading, arguing politics, and I am passionate about Social Justice issues. I love travelling, being outside and my new puppy Tilly!
O'Brien, Melissa - Teacher
mobrien@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in a small town in Ontario but after a trip west, I knew I belonged in the mountains.  I have been living in the Calgary area for 13 years and have taught Physical Education, Sports Medicine, Outdoor Education and Yoga at various CBE high schools.  In my spare time I compete in triathlons and go mountain biking, hiking and camping with my family.  I’m excited for my new adventure at JCS! 
Papadopoulos, Yana - Teacher
jpapadopoulo@cbe.ab.ca
What an honor to be opening JCSHS with this fantastic team! I'm a Raven now! I was born in Calgary and raised in Greece. I love explaining the Greek root of words for students, any word, just like the movie! I have been teaching Social Studies and English Language Arts for the past 14 years, the first 7 in junior high and the last 7 in high school. I have a Fine Arts background and I just completed my Masters in Education, with a specialization in Indigenous education. I will be starting my EdD in Educational Leadership Amongst Indigenous Peoples next summer. I have a passion for student leadership and community engagement. I love writing papers at coffee shops downtown, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. I can't wait to welcome our new Ravens to JCSHS! 
Paquette, Rebecca - Learning Coach
repaquette@cbe.ab.ca
Hello, my name is Rebecca Paquette and I have been with the Calgary Board of Education for 10 years this fall. My main subject areas are Social Studies, Language Arts, and Psychology. I have a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Calgary. When not teaching, planning, or marking you can find me on the soccer field refereeing, playing, or coaching. Other hobbies include back-country camping, traveling, cheering for the Blue Jays, and chasing after my two daughters. I look forward to getting to know my fellow Ravens. 
Partington, Matthew - Teacher
mjpartington@cbe.ab.ca
I am just thrilled to be joining such a dynamic staff at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School. I have been with the CBE for over 20 years(14 years @ LBHS). I am looking forward to the road ahead, and working with JCS students in establishing a wonderful year.   Ravens Rule!
Patterson, Pauline - Support Staff
plpatterson@cbe.ab.ca
My family and I have been in Calgary since 2005, originally from Chilliwack, BC.  I’ve been with the CBE since 2006 holding various positions within the board.  I have two grown children, two dogs and two cats.  I look forward to the new adventures with staff, students and families at JCS
Pelkey, Tyler - Learning Coach
tspelkey@cbe.ab.ca
I have been teaching with the CBE for 7 years, most recently at Terry Fox School. In my spare time I enjoy curling, soccer, cycling, and waterskiing. I'm also a history nut! 
Regan, Cheryl - Support Staff
caregan@cbe.ab.ca
Originally from Ontario, I have lived in Calgary for ten years. I have worked in elementary, junior high and high schools. I enjoy swimming and working out in my spare time. I am excited to join the JCSHS  team! 


Regnier, Mark - Teacher
meregnier@cbe.ab.ca
I can't even begin to explain how excited I am to be a part of the Raven family! I was born and raised in Regina, SK and moved to Calgary 4 years ago. GO RIDERS!  I have spent the majority of my career teaching sciences at Lord Beaverbrook and was at Centennial for a brief stint before that. I have a beautiful daughter and a son that will arrive sometime near the start of school this year! I enjoy football, running, curling, golf and board games. I am looking forward to the opportunity of being a part of building an awesome school!! GO RAVENS!
Rutland, Nicki - Teacher
nlrutland@cbe.ab.ca
I was born and raised in Calgary, except for the 7 years spent in the Crowsnest Pass where I discovered my love of the mountains.  I love spending time with my family and being outdoors (and especially when I get to combine the two!).  I’ve spent the past eight years at Mountain Park School, and I’m so excited for the opportunity to be a part of the opening of JCS this fall!
Ryall, Tatiana - ELL/International Coordinator
taryall@cbe.ab.ca
¡Hola! Bonjour! Oi! I'm a Brazilian native with a passion for languages and cultures. I'm a very active mother of two kids who enjoys music, dancing and traveling! I speak four languages (Portuguese, English, French & Spanish) and I love sports. Growing up I played tennis, soccer and field hockey. I'm honored to be a part of the JCS Community! 
Salter, Michael - Learning Coach
mdsalter@cbe.ab.ca
Michael is a Physical Education and Sports Performance teacher who has spent the last eight years at Sir Winston Churchill.   He served as Head Coach of Football and is very excited to bring his knowledge and passion to the Ravens.  He is a proud father of two active boys and looks forward to being a part of the team at JCS!  
Samuel, Iestyn - Teacher
igsamuel@cbe.ab.ca
I am originally from a small coal-mining village in South Wales, UK.  Welsh is my first language, which probably explains my weird accent.  ‘Love’ brought me to Alberta some 20 years ago – my wife is a proud Calgarian. I have taught Business Education in a variety of CBE high schools, but never in a brand new building!  I am looking forward to the challenge of becoming a Raven and creating a positive and exciting culture of learning.  Rugby to a Welshman is like hockey to a Canadian – it is in the blood.  I have been a player and a coach for over 40 years and hope to contribute to the Raven rugby program in some capacity.  In my spare time I run a taxi service – mostly taking our two teenage children to various sporting commitments (hockey/volleyball).  My claim to fame is that I attended the same university as Prince Charles (not in the same year!), University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Sandbeck, Adam - Athletic Director
awsandbeck@cbe.ab.ca

Adam Sandbeck is a physical education, sports performance and outdoor education teacher who has worked at Centennial for the past ten years.  In his role as  Athletic Director he has championed the ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and athletic excellence in all their sports programs.  He has served as the head coach of Football, wrestling and girls basketball in his time there winning two city championships.

Scott, Victoria - Teacher
viscott@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in a small rural community just south of Calgary, and started my teaching career in Brooks, Alberta. For the past three years, I have been at Woodman School collaborating with many talented students and being inspired by the musicians I am lucky enough to spend my days with. To say I am a band geek would be an understatement. I am excited for the adventure to come with being part of the team opening Joane Cardinal-Schubert and can’t wait to meet all of the students, teachers, staff, and families that will make our school community unique and awesome!
Shillington, Tara - Learning Coach
tdshillingto@cbe.ab.ca
I grew up in Regina, but I have been living and teaching in Calgary for the past 12 years and consider myself a proud Calgarian.  I have taught grades 7-12 in Math and Science.  I also have a passion for photography and Yearbook.  In my spare time I like to read, knit, sew and scrapbook. I’m always planning my next vacation.  I look forward to making and capturing memories at JCS.  Go Ravens!!
Stieger, Tarilyn - Teacher
tastieger@cbe.ab.caI grew up in the beautiful community of Bragg Creek and am happy to still call it home! I have a background in Science and Kinesiology, and have truly enjoyed my education experiences thus far knowing that teaching is where I am meant to be. In my spare time, I enjoy staying active through hiking, biking, working out, snowshoeing, and enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends! I am very excited to be a part of the JCS team and I look forward to this exciting year ahead! Go Ravens!
Steiner, Carrie - Learning Coach
ctsteiner@cbe.ab.ca
I am thrilled to be joining our team of Raven’s and look forward to opening day! I am a passionate advocate for the Fine Arts and believe in the power of creativity. Together we will transform our new school into a home of innovation, passion and ingenuity for the future.   
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~ Degas. 
Taylor, Nicole - Teacher
nataylor@cbe.ab.ca
I am very excited to be a part of the new community of Ravens in the fall. I have been teaching Drama, Film and English for the last ten years at Crescent Heights High School and I love all things Theatre and Fine Arts. When not teaching, I enjoy watching movies, playing board games, and spending time with my family. I am really looking forward to getting to know and work with the talented and creative students and staff at JCSHS! – Go Ravens!
Wee, Patrick - Teacher
pdwee@cbe.ab.ca
I am a science teacher with a specialized background in neuroscience and am thrilled to be joining the teaching staff at JCS! Outside of the classroom I coach top levels of youth soccer, scramble mountains, and pursue both landscape and lifestyle photography. I love passing on my passion for nature and people to my students and am looking forward to all of the learning and adventures to be shared this year. Go Ravens!
Williams, Delane - Admin Assistant
ddwilliams@cbe.ab.ca I have lived most of my life in Calgary and have watched it grow.  I am excited to be joining this new school and getting to know everyone.  I enjoy running up mountains and going on holidays in hot climates in my spare time!
Wood, Heidi - Teacher
hcwood@cbe.ab.ca
Ms. Wood is very excited to join the JCHS team as the Choral Music Director. She brings a wealth of knowledge as not only an accomplished chorister and opera singer, but also as a 14+ year high school choral music veteran.   Groups under her direction have garnered critical acclaim for choral music excellence as well as top festival honours year after year.  A past nominee for both the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award (2016) and Canadian Music Teacher of the Year Award (2018), Ms. Wood is recognized for her passion, dedication, and care she brings to her classroom every day!  She is looking forward to working with the amazing staff and students at JCHS!  
Yaschuk, Vanessa - Learning Coach
vnmoriarty@cbe.ab.ca
I am absolutely delighted to join the team at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School and cannot wait to meet the students and families next school year! I am passionate about teaching and learning and giving back to our school and greater community. Prior to JCSHS, I have worked in Mathematics, Special Education and Indigenous Education capacities. In my spare time, I love spending time in the mountains and being around animals, especially my two dogs!


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Join us for the Board of Trustees public meeting today at noon at the Ed Centre or stream the meeting online. The Students Come First: Budget Report for 2019-22 will be debated and voted on by the Board https://t.co/ISGJKlRlO8 #yycbe #WeAreCBE https://t.co/N9b8SPhSzC

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