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Sr. Anna Marie Gaglia, CSJ

Education: Bachelor of Science, Carlow University; Master of Education, University of Pittsburgh
Certificates: Advanced Certification, Gestalt Institute, Cleveland, Ohio; Personnel Administration Certification, University of Notre Dame
Experience: Fifteen years on the Leadership Team of the Sisters of St Joseph; past principal and guidance counselor at Quigley Catholic High School (Baden); past principal of St. John of God (McKees Rocks); instrumental in establishing the Sisters of St. Joseph Peace Camp13


Miss. Ashley Blystone
Assistant Principal

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education K-6, Slippery Rock University; Masters of Education, K-8 Math and Science, Slippery Rock University; Masters of Science, Educational Leadership for High Performance Learning
Certificates: Instructional II- Elementary Education K-6; PA Principal Certification PreK- 12; Golden Apple Teacher of the Year Nominee 2015 and 2016
Experience: Ten years in education; main focus was as a second grade teacher but has experience teaching kindergarten through eighth grade.  Leadership experience includes: 8 months principal interning at Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, 5 months principal interning at Mars High School, advisor to Student Leadership 2011-2014, advisor to Student Council 2010-2017.

Ms. Marie Srock
Preschool Teacher

Education: Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Penn State University; Master of Science, Reading Diagnostics, Duquesne University
Experience: Has taught in the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 31 years, for the past 20 years in preschool education.
School Activities: Daisy Girl Scouts


Mrs. Lisa Rothrauff                                                                                        Preschool Teacher

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, Grove City College; Master of Science in Education -Special Education, Duquesne University

Certificates: Instructional II
Experience: I have been involved in teaching in the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 29 years.  I am so happy to be a preschool teacher at Holy Sepulcher!


Ms. Carla Spotts
Preschool Teacher





Ms. Cindy Shadle
Preschool Aide






Mrs. Anne Schratz
Kindergarten Teacher
email: aschratz@holysepulcher.org

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Early Child /Elementary Education, Seton Hill University
Certificates: N-6; Good Shepherd Instructor - level 1
Experience: Holy Sepulcher Preschool 2 years, Kindergarten 5 years
School Activities: Yearbook Advisor; Parenting Group Coordinator; Spirit Club Advisor

Mrs. Jeannie Schnur
Kindergarten Aide

Education: Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Butler County Community College
Experience: Nine years as an Early Childhood Education Teacher's Aide



Mrs. Amanda Lauer
1st Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Religion, Science

Education: Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Certificates: Reading
School activities: Student Council, Junior Achievement

Mrs. Adrianne Shifter
2nd Grade Teacher

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Music Degree St. Vincent College; Masters in Elementary and Curriculum in Instruction University of Scranton
Certificates: Elementary Education (K-6)
Experience: Taught in the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 12 years.  Taught Kindergarten  last year at Holy Sepulcher and am excited to teach 2nd grade and Music this year.                                                                                                                                     School Activities: Student Cantors and Musical

Mrs. Kimberly Connelly
3rd Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 3rd grade curriculum
Education: Bachelor of Science K-6, Elementary Education, Slippery Rock University; Master of Education, Slippery Rock University; Master of Arts K-8 Math and Science, Slippery Rock University
Certificates: Advanced Certificate in Religion, 2012 Golden Apple Awardee
School activities: Chess Club

Mrs. Deborah Todd
4th Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 4th Grade Curriculum, 3rd Grade Science, Social Studies, Religion, 5th Grade Science and Social Studies
Education: Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Master of Arts, Reading & Language Arts Specialist, Duquesne University
Certificates: Elementary Education, Reading Specialist
  School activities: Book Club, Science Fair, Talent Fair

Mrs. Jennifer Blank
5th Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 4th & 5th Grade — Math; 5th & 6th grade Language Arts: Spelling, Literature, English, Grammar
Education: Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Clarion University
School activities: Forensics Advisor, Scrapbook Advisor

Mrs. Nancy Sippey
6th Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 5th-6th Grade — Religion; 6th Grade — Math; 6th grade Social Studies; K-6th Grade – Physical Education; 5th, 6th, & 7th Grade — Health
Education: Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education/Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
School activities: Book Club, Challenge of Champions

Mrs. Dorothy Johnson
7th Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 7th-8th Grade -Language Arts: English, Creative Writing, Literature; American History; 

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education; Dual Certification, Early Childhood /Elementary Education, Clarion University; Master of Arts Equivalent, 30 credits in Reading & Language Arts, Duquesne University      Certificates: Praxis Certification for Middle School Language Arts
    School activities: Forensics, Scrapbook Club, History Day

Mr. Richard Rechenberg
8th Grade Teacher

Subjects taught: 6th-8th Grade – Science, Computer; 7th Grade — Pre Algebra; 8th Grade — Algebra, Health, Religion, & Physical Education
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, St. Vincent College
Certificates: Secondary Mathematics, 2017 Golden Apple Awardee
School activities: First Lego League Robotics, Junior Audubon Society, PA Junior Academy of Science, Pittsburgh Region Science & Engineering Fair
    Community Activities: Boy Scouts of America, Pine-Richland Football Club

Mrs. Janett Dineff                                                                                                   Music Teacher, Band Director

Subject taught: Band
Education: Bachelor of Art, Music Education, Illinois State University
School activities: Band, Honor's Band, All Star Band, Manager of the North District Schools


Ms. Judy Perry 
Spanish Teacher






Ms. Ashley Savisky
Art Teacher






Mr. RJ Makowski
Olewus Bullying Prevention Program 





Mr. Dan Kaper






Ms. Carol Ferlan                                                                                            Cafeteria Manager






Ms. Lucy Miller                                                                                                    Cafeteria Manager






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