We send our Congratulations to Mr. Daniel Mitchell, who is the new Principal for St. Phillip and James and to Mrs. Georgann Foltz for the expected arrival of her new grand baby, she is taking time to spend with her family.
Welcome NEW St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School Staff
We would like to welcome to our official staff, Mr. Ryan Hill, who was instrumental in helping us establish STA MS in 2014-15. He will continue teaching and developing the 21st Century Technology Course along with 8th grade Social Studies. Mr. Hill has assisted throughout the summer in getting the new Middle School classrooms reading for our increasing MS student body.
Joining our MS Team is Mrs. Kerry Varble. Mrs. Varble will be teaching English Language Arts and assisting with extra-curricular activities. She has experience with technology in the classroom and enjoys integrating music into her content area. Mrs. Varble also has a degree in music and enjoys competing in stringed instruments including but not limited to the fiddle, violin, and banjo.
Our heartfelt Congratulations on her marriage to Ryan Lenox, Miss Holderbaum is now Mrs. Lenox.
Mrs. Lori Burse is our new Band Director and Middle School Music Teacher. She has a big task ahead and we are excited to
Give a Hand to Grow the Band. Mrs. Burse will teach in the a.m. at Regina Coeli and at STA in the afternoon. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Mount Union College and will assist in working theatre and music integration into our MS curriculum.
Returning is Mrs. Amy Benedetti for 7th grade Religion, Mr. Jared Schweninger, Mrs. Patricia Sautters, and Mr. Cory Swinderman.
Joining our Middle School team, from the HS, to teach 8th grade Science is Mrs. Joanne Barnhouse,
and teaching advanced courses to 8th grade is Mrs. Chris Schneider (Spanish I) Mrs. Eleni Granitsas (Italian I),
Mr. Nick Stanek (Algebra I) and Mrs. Molly Doenges (Geometry).
Mr.(Coach) Badre Bardawil will have a split assignment in HS and MS. He will provide tutorial support along with other MS instructional support throughout the day and volunteers as our Middle School Athletic Director.
As for me, Dr. Angeloni, I worked at STA throughout the summer getting ready for another fantastic school year, however spend all my home time with our new addition to the family, "Bluzie", the Blue Weimaraner.