Jr/Sr High Faculty

Ms. Lynn Akins

English Department

Ms. Evy Breitigan

Science Department

Ms. Lynn Clarchick


Ms. Joelle Cooper

Math Department

Ms. Jessica Davis

Science Department

Mr. Nicholas Deutsch

Music Department

Ms. Ashley Fedak

Learning Support

Mr. Jason Fogg

Math Department/Athletic Director

Ms. Natalie Frank

English Department

Mr. Zackery Franks

Math Department

Ms. Kristin Jakiel

Social Studies Department

Ms. Sunnie Kopko

Vocational Ag Department

Ms. Laura Lazzarotti

English Department

Ms. Lori Lochran

Social Studies Department

Ms. Jessica Miller

Art Department

Ms. Erika Minch

Math Department

Mr. Dave Niekum

Special Education Department

Mr. Dennis O'Neil

Social Studies Department

Mr. Curt Reddinger

Physical Education Department

Ms. Amber Ripley

English Department

Ms. Kara Ruffalo

Life Skills

Mr. Jesse Saunders

Business Education

Ms. Lesa Scammell

Family Science

Ms. Jamie Scears

Math Department

Mr. Darren Shaffer

Technology Education

Ms. Carrie Struth

Physical Education

Ms. Renee Worst

Social Studies Department

Ms. Clara Zatta

Science Department

Dr. Jeffrey Zollars

Spanish Department

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