Faculty and Staff

ADMINISTRATION and STAFF

(E-mail faculty and staff by clicking on their names)

Marguerite Grimm – Headmaster, Latin 7, B Team Volleyball Coach
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula; CLAD Credential – California State University at Los Angeles, 2004; Spanish and Documents of Vatican II – Universidad de Maria Cristina, El Escorial, SPAIN; Religion Teacher, St. Paul High School, Santa Fe Springs, and Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary, Montebello, five years; Educational Specialist (in State Curriculum Standards K – 12), California Charter Academy and Golden Valley Charter School, six years.

Peter Halpin – Dean of High School, Gadelink Administrator, Algebra I, Medieval Literature, U.S. History
B.A. Philosophy, St. Ignatius Institute Great Books Certificate – University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California; M.A. Education – Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona; High School Catechist Certification – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Hugh O’Donnell – Dean of Students, Latin V, Apologetics, Ancient History
B.A. English Language and Literature – Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia; M.A. Theological Studies – Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia; M.A. Theology – University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

Teresa Moore – Registrar and Office Manager

Mylene Mondonedo – Business Manager

Sheila Mireles – Office Assistant, P.E. 1-2 & Girls P.E. 5-6

Erin Talbot – Director of Admissions
Home Educator – 13 years experience

Mary Christian – Director of Development
B.A. English – Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; M.A. English – Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Rebecca Quackenbush – Director of Marketing, Webmaster
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Calise Green – Librarian

FACULTY

Vanessa Anderson – Grade 6, High School Medieval History
B.A. English Language and Literature – Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia

Darren Bradley – Geometry, Latin II, CIF Athletic Director
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California; Major in Human Kinetics – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; Masters of Coaching/Athletic Administration – Concordia University, Irvine, California

Margaret Bruer – English 7, English 8
B.A. Political Science – Marymount Manhattan College, New York, New York; J.D. – Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Alexandra Currie – Grade 4
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

David Curtin – Grade 7 Homeroom, CYO Athletic Director, Religion 7, History 8, Oratory 8
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Joseph Freymann – Physics, Honors Physics, Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, Latin III, Science 8, IT Specialist
B.S. Computer Science – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio; M.A. Philosophy – Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome, Italy; B.A. Theology – Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome, Italy

Cecelia Grace – Grade 8 Homeroom, Religion 8, Pre-Algebra, Latin II, Goverment/Economics
B.A. Economics – Georgetown University, Washington, DC; J.D. University of Michigan Law School; California State Teaching Credential

Genevieve Grimm – Latin 6, Gr. 1-4 Aide, Girls P.E. 7-8, Music 9-12 Administrator, High School Schola Supervisor
Music Studies at Cal. State LA and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; Liberal Arts studies at Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Paula Grimm – Music 1-6, Director HS Drama Department, History 7
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Stephen Grimm – Music 7-8, Music 9-12 Director
B.A. California State University at Northridge, Northridge, California

Jessica Gutierrez – Grade 1
B.A. Political Science – St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA; M.A. Theological Studies – Holy Spirit College, Atlanta, GA

Angela Lessard – Renaissance/Modern Literature, American Literature
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Jude Macfarlane – Doctrine, Geometry, Latin I, Boys PE 7-10, A Team Volleyball Coach
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Marisela Miranda – Grade 5, WASC Coordinator
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California; M.A. Elementary Education — Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; Clear CA Elementary Teaching Credential — University of California, Los Angeles

Therese Naaden – Grade 3, Testing Coordinator
B.A. Theology – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio; M.A. Theology with concentration in Catechetics – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

Elizabeth Quackenbush – Aide for Grades 1-3 & 5, PE 3-4
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Thomas Quackenbush – Biology, AP Chemistry, Science 7, Science Fair Coordinator, Baseball Coach
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Jeanette Russell – Art 1-8
B.A. Studio Art and Art History – Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Daniel Selmeczy – General Science, AP Calculus, AP Latin, Student Council Moderator, Science 6
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Ezekiel Stear – Ancient Literature, Renaissance/Modern History, Scripture, Latin I, Altar Server Coordinator
B.A. Religious Studies – UC Riverside; Ph.D. Spanish Literature – Kansas University

Jacob Whalen – Chemistry, Moral Theology, Algebra II, Cross Country Coach
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Mary Kate Zepeda – Grade 2
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California; Elementary Diploma – Washington Montessori Institute, Washington, D.C.