Our Staff

See our Classes & Departments page for links to our teacher and/or classroom blogs.


Mrs. Shelly Gelfand
Assistant Principal
Poppy Johnson
Administrative Secretary
Jenny Romeril 
Administrative Secretary
Kim Collins

Teaching Staff


Ms. Overacker Ms. Shevchuck 

Grade 1

Mrs. Manzer Mrs. Derouin Ms. Sturgeon


Grade 2

Mrs. Cooper
Learning Leader
Ms. England

Grade 3

Ms. Gray
Ms. Lauf

Grade 4

Ms. Konno Mr. Depew

Grade 5 and 6

Mrs. Warrener and Mrs. PallesenMiss Gilbank


Ms. Anderson


Ms. Purkiss (Learning Leader) Ms. Weins

Support Staff


Mrs. Fitzowich

Education Assistants



Mrs. Mehra Mrs. Black

Lunchroom Supervisors

Ms. EtheringtonMs. BirdiMrs. Gareau
Ms. Dabbs
Ms. Kim Ms. Ortiz

Facility Operators

 Facility Operator
 Mr. Tiria ("Mr. Fernando")
Mr. Ebio ("Renz")

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