Faculty & Staff

Take a tour of our wonderful faculty and staff. They are what make us great every day!

Alissa Aremendariz 2016

Alissa Armendariz

First Grade

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – cinnamon dulce latte w/ almond milk, cascara coconut milk latte
Munching Snack – dates, figs, raw nuts
Sweet Treat – dark chocolate Sunbutter cups, Justin’s dark chocolate peanut butter cups
Free Time – reading, hiking
Happy Color – green, blue

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Derek Baker

Director of Advancement & Development

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – any tea infusion
Munching Snack – pumpkin seeds
Sweet Treat – anything sour
Free Time – family, friends, food, football
Happy Color – salmon

Kyle Berg 2016

Kyle Berg

Upper School Humanities

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – white chocolate mocha
Munching Snack – Chex Mix
Sweet Treat – Swedish Fish
Free Time – walks with my wife
Happy Color – green

Rebecca Berg 2016

Rebecca Berg

Upper School History, Bible, & Chaplain

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – soy latte (iced in the summer, hot in the winter)
Munching Snack – Fig Newtons, chocolate covered almonds
Sweet Treat – dark chocolate of any kind
Free Time – hiking, pickle ball, board games, playing music
Happy Color – pink

Heidi Chaij 2016

Heidi Chaij

Middle School

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – mocha Frappuccino
Munching Snack – popcorn
Sweet Treat – chocolate
Free Time – reading
Happy Color – golden yellow, peach

Andrea Coyle 2016

Andrea Coyle

P-5th Suzuki Strings

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – chocolaty chip drink
Munching Snack – Cheese Combos
Sweet Treat – Reese’s
Free Time – hiking
Happy Color – green

Danielle Cress 2016

Danielle Cress

Third Grade

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – Coconut Mocha (frap or warm)
Munching Snack – Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Candy – Dark Chocolate
Free Time – Travel, scuba diving
Happy Color – Blue, green

Meg Current 2016

Meg Current

Reading Resources

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – iced white chocolate mocha
Munching Snack – Sunchips
Sweet Candy – Junior Mints
Free Time – hanging out with family, going out to eat, reading
Happy Color – turquoise

Stephanie DeRosier 2016

Stephanie DeRosier

Bookkeeping

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – green tea latte
Munching Snack – snappea crisps
Sweet Treat – Rolos or Milk Duds
Free Time – nature time with my family
Happy Color – green

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Roxanne Faber

Second Grade

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – chai tea latte w/ almond milk
Munching Snack – popcorn
Sweet Treat – chocolate pretzel bark
Free Time – play games, sports
Happy Color – blue

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Angelika Feldbush

Administrative Assistant, Student Worker Coordinator, PFE Coordinator

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – caramel macchiato
Munching Snack – salt and vinegar chips
Sweet Treat – dark chocolate
Free Time – hiking
Happy Color – rose

Agape Hammond-Jaklich 2016

Agape Hammond

Director of Marketing

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – hot chocolate w/ extra chocolate
Munching Snack – pretzels
Sweet Treat – gummies
Free Time – reading
Happy Color – black

Christina Hernandez 2016

Christina Hernandez

Middle School

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – white chocolate mocha
Munching Snack – taquis
Sweet Treat – Hershey’s with almonds
Free Time – reading
Happy Color – purple

Brian Howard 2016

Brian Howard

Upper School Math

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – chai lattes(not Starbucks), caramel machiatto
Munching Snack – mint chocolate truffle Larabar Bites
Sweet Treat – Reese’s
Free Time – whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking
Happy Color – green

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Kate Kamarad

Kindergarten

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – white chocolate mocha
Munching Snack – fruit
Sweet Treat – Riesens
Free Time – hiking
Happy Color – blue

jonathan kemper 2017

Jonathan Kemper

Athletics

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – acai berry tea blended/slushy style
Munching Snack – Chex Mix
Sweet Treat – Snickers
Free Time – anything outdoors, hiking, biking, camping, swimming, boating, etc.
Happy Color – blue

Amanda Kolibu 2016

Amanda Kolibu

Middle School

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – iced coffee w/ cream, hot green tea latte
Munching Snack – salt and vinegar chips
Sweet Treat – Jordan almonds
Free Time – shopping
Happy Color – blush pink, mint green

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Lindsey Little

Fourth Grade

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – chai tea latte
Munching Snack – Cheez-Itz
Sweet Treat – Twix
Free Time – play games and watch movies
Happy Color – purple

Jerson Malaguit 2016

Jerson Malaguit

Vice Principal

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – Americano w/ room
Munching Snack – jalapeno kettle chips
Sweet Treat – Reese’s Pieces
Free Time – cooking
Happy Color – Cubbie blue

Jessica Reeder 2016

Jessica Reeder

Fifth Grade

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – white chocolate mocha (iced, hot, or Frappuccino)
Munching Snack – chips or nuts, anything salty
Sweet Treat – mint chocolate
Free Time – reading
Happy Color – pink

Brenda Rodie 2016

Brenda Rodie

VP of Operations

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – hot chocolate
Munching Snack – cookies
Sweet Treat – French chocolate mints
Free Time – reading, hiking
Happy Color – blue

Gladys Thorpe 2016

Gladys Thorpe

After School Care

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – passion tea apple juice sweetened
Munching Snack – kettle corn
Sweet Treat – dark chocolate covered almonds
Free Time – spending time with family and friends
Happy Color – yellow

Lisa Venteicher 2016

Lisa Venteicher

Upper School Science

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – decaf white mocha
Munching Snack – fruit, veggies, nuts
Sweet Treat –
Free Time – time spent outdoors and in nature, time with family and friends
Happy Color – blue, yellow

Toakase Vunileva 2016

Toakase Vunileva

Principal

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – chai tea latte
Munching Snack –
Sweet Treat – chocolate
Free Time – family
Happy Color –

Walter Weber 2014

Walter Weber

Vice Principal

Favorite Things:
Starbucks Drink – black coffee
Munching Snack – sunflower seeds on the baseball field
Sweet Treat – sour patch kids
Free Time – art time with my kids
Happy Color – yellow

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