Directory

ADMINISTRATION

Superintendent
Interim – Marsha Hagin

Principal
Marsha Hagin
BS, Elementary Education – University of Texas-Austin
M.Ed.-East Texas State University
Mrs. Hagin’s Website

Assistant Principal & Guidance Counselor
Kris Barnett
BS, Mathematics/Secondary Teaching – University of Texas at Austin

Registrar/Special Programs Coordinator
Tyler Nobles
BA, Biology – Texas Lutheran University

Administrative Assistant
Veronica Navarro

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (K-5)

Kindergarten
Lindsay Prater
BA, English Language Arts Pedagogy – Mary-Hardin Baylor University
Ms. Prater’s Website

1st Grade
Victoria Zolli
BA,  Psychology – Queens College
MA, Childhood Education (1-6) & Special Education – Queens College
Ms. Zolli’s Website

2nd Grade
Ashley Ellis
BA, Advertising – Texas State University
Mrs. Ellis’s Website

3rd Grade
Michael Riczinger
BA, Psychology – Cleveland State University
Mr. Riczinger’s Website

Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Enrichment
Ashley Stuewe
BA, Education – Kansas State University

Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Physical Education
Michelle Hastings
BS, Special Education and Elementary Education – University of Cincinnati
Mrs. Hastings Website

4th and 5th Grade Physical Education
Louise Reading
BS, Education and Elementary Ready – Texas A & M University
Ms. Reading’s Website

4th and 5th Grade Language Arts
Jean Poynter
MS, Education, Reading and Literacy – Walden University
Ms. Poynter’s Website

4th and 5th Grade Math & Science
Jeff Shafer
BS, Management – St. John Fisher College
Mr. Shafer’s Website

ESL Specialist
Eve Margolis
BS, Psychology – University of California, Santa Cruz;  MA, Curriculum and Instruction – University of Texas, Austin
Ms. Margolis’s Website

4th Grade Social Studies
Diana Threatt
BA, English/Music – Hardin-Simmons

5th Grade Social Studies
Lex Simon
BA, History/Social Science – University of North Texas

MIDDLE SCHOOL (6-8)

6th Grade Language Arts
Jina Pesqueda
MEd, English Composition – West Texas State University
Ms. Pesqueda’s Website

7th Grade Language Arts, Oral Interpretation I (8th), Public Speaking I (8th)
Frank Rivera
MA, English – Western Kentucky University
BS, Communication Studies – The University of Texas at Austin
Mr. Rivera’s Website

8th Grade Language Arts/Principles of Personal Finance/Securities & Investments (8th)
Amy Mowrer
BS, Economics – University of Washington
Ms. Mowrer’s Website

6th Grade Math
Sara Delaram
BS, Mathematics/Secondary Teaching – The University of Texas at Austin

7th and 8th Grade Math
Manuel Rivera
AB, Philosophy – Princeton
JD – Baylor Law School
Mr. Rivera’s Website

6th, 7th and 8th Grade Science
Rebekka Carter
BS, Biology – Concordia University
Mrs. Carter’s Website

6th and 7th Grade Social Studies
Lex Simon
BA, History/Social Science – University of North Texas
Mr. Simon’s Website

8th Grade Social Studies
Jay Jacobson
BA, History – University of North Carolina
JD – Georgetown University Law Center

4th-12th Grade Physical Education
Louise Reading
BS, Education and Elementary Ready – Texas A & M University
Ms. Reading’s Website

Spanish I (8th)
Aryn van Steijn
BA, Spanish – Texas Tech University
BBA, International Business – Texas Tech University

 

HIGH SCHOOL

English I, Principles of Information Technology
Diana Threatt
BA, English – Hardin Simmons University

English II, Art I & II, World Geography
Laura Smith
BA, English Education – LSU-Shreveport
Ms. Smith’s Website

English III, English III (AP), Dance
Jina Pesqueda
MEd, English Composition – West Texas State University
Ms. Pesqueda’s Website

English IV (AP), English II (PreAP), HB5 College Preparatory – ELA
Erica Hoffman
BA, English Literature – University of Central Florida
ME – Florida Atlantic University

World History, World History (AP), US History, US History (AP)
Jay Jacobson
BA, History – University of North Carolina
JD – Georgetown University Law Center

Government/Economics, Principles of Human Services, Practicum in Human Services, Yearbook I-II
Mana Greenwell
BS, Communication – The University of Texas at Austin
Mrs. Greenwell’s Website

Algebra I, Geometry
Manuel Rivera
AB, Philosophy – Princeton
JD – Baylor Law School
Mr. Rivera’s Website

Algebra II, PreCalculus, Math Models, HB5 College Preparatory – Math
Sara Delaram
BS, Mathematics/Secondary Teaching – The University of Texas at Austin

Calculus AB (AP)
Kris Barnett
BS, Mathematics/Secondary Teaching – University of Texas at Austin

Biology
Rebekka Carter
BS, Biology – Concordia University
Mrs. Carter’s Website

Chemistry, Physics, Physics 1 (AP), Physics 2 (AP)
Dee Threatt
BS, Biology – Texas Tech University
Mr. Threatt’s Website

Environmental Systems
Tyler Nobles
BA, Biology – Texas Lutheran University

Spanish I, II, III, Spanish IV (AP) & Spanish V (AP)
Aryn van Steijn
BA, Spanish – Texas Tech University
BBA, International Business – Texas Tech University

Computer Programming, Advanced Computer Programming, Research in IT Solutions
Howard C. Davis
BA, Philosophy and Comparative Theology – Rockhurst University
MA, Teaching – St. Edward’s University
Mr. Davis’s Website
Help Desk

Oral Interpretation I & II, Public Speaking I & II
Frank Rivera
MA, English – Western Kentucky University
BS, Communication Studies – The University of Texas Austin
Mr. Rivera’s Website

Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communication (PAAVTC), Graphic Design & Illustration, Advanced Graphic Design, Practicum in Graphic Design & Illustration
Ben Pesqueda
BS, K-12 Art Education, and Technology – West Texas A&M University
MEd, Educational Technology Leadership – Lamar University
Mr. Pesqueda’s Website

Computer Science I
Andrea Mates
PhD, Applied Linguistics – University of California, Los Angeles

Principles of Personal Finance/Securities & Investments, Interpersonal Communication
Amy Mowrer
BS, Economics – University of Washington
Ms. Mowrer’s Website