ClassesPreschool and PreKindergarten
EducationRamona High School, Ramona, California, UCSD Extension, Early Childhood Ed. WCC and BTC, DCYF (ongoing), HCA certified
Passions/InterestsFamily: Brandon/Ella ~ 1 granddaughter – Bella Nora (2) and one grandson – Mason Pierre (8 mos.) Cameron/Liza ~ 1 grandson – Andrei Edmond (8) and 2 granddaughters – Anya Alexa (6) and Alina Rose (3). Cat: Button Past times: Spending time with family, reading, cooking, following sports, puzzles, old movies, animals
5th Grade Teacher
EducationBachelor of Arts in English Literature, Seattle University and graduate of the Master in Teaching Program, K-8 Education, Seattle University
Passions/InterestsThis year I am in the Educators for Change group through the Holocaust Center of Seattle. I enjoy reading, baking, and going on walks.
6th Grade Homeroom Teacher; 7th grade
Classes6th Grade; 7th
EducationGrade School: Holy Rosary; High School: De La Salle High School, Concord, California; BA: Humboldt State University, Arcata, California; Credential: Chapman University, Concord, California
Passions/InterestsCoach--Cross Country (2003-2015); Track and Field (2003-2015; 2017)
Middle School Support Teacher
EducationUniversity of Iowa, BA in psychology ,minor in sociology emphasis in criminology and juvenile delinquency. Teaching degree in social studies. Accreditation in English and literature with post graduate work.
Passions/InterestsBeing a great Nana and staying involved with my family-despite the distance between us. Love reading, classical music and meeting new people.
7th Grade Homeroom; Middle School Science
Classes7th Homeroom, Middle School Science, 8th Math
EducationBachelor's of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology, WWU Master's in Cell and Molecular Biology, WWU Currently pursuing a Master's in Teaching, SPU (degree to be awarded August 2021)
Passions/InterestsScience - Philosophy - Catholic tradition and history - Gardening - Painting - Hiking
Substitute Teacher K-8; Student Support.
Classes8th grade Language Arts, Literature, History, and Religion
EducationUniversity of Washington, BA Romance Linguistics; University of the Sorbonne, Diplome Superieur de Langue et Civilization Francaises; National University, MEd Cross Cultural Education
Passions/InterestsComparative religions, cultures and languages, organic gardening, hiking, fishing, sailing
Middle School Math
Classes6th/7th Math and 6th Science
EducationBS in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University.
Passions/InterestsI like to hike, run, ski, travel, do photography, garden and spend time with my family
EducationCurrently Studying to get the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. Bachelor’s degree in Economics Science at the Federal University of Para (Brazil) Previous Job Experience: Living Montessori Preschool (Bellevue-WA)
Passions/InterestsI like to travel, movies, photography and books. I love my Catholic Faith and Community and working with the Early Learning age Children.
2nd Grade Teacher
Education1991 Graduate of Western Washington University Degrees in Psychology and Special Education K-8; 1995 Masters Degree from City University in Curriculum and Instruction K-8; 2010 Reading Endorsement K-12;
Passions/InterestsPraying the Rosary; Participating in Healing ministry classes and workshops through our church; Spending time with my husband George & three adult kids Lali, Vinod & Karma; Spoiling our dogs, Molly & Maxi with lots of love, treats, and great road trips! I love spending time with my mom, Jeanine Murphy. Shopping (but not at the mall), cooking Indian dinners, baking, reading books (mystery, science fiction & thrillers), hiking any and all trails in the PNW, road and mountain biking. I especially enjoy working out at THRIVE, our local gym. I call it my “happy place”. Enjoy playing tennis (in the summer), board games, scrabble with my sister, dominoes, gardening, photography, watching Netflix & NFL football & professional tennis & hanging out with my dear friends & WSU Cougar mom friends. I look forward to traveling again when it is safe, especially somewhere warm!
Reading Resource, Preschool
ClassesFederal Title programs and Special Education services
EducationPierce College and Western Washington University
Passions/InterestsI love learning though and continue taking online classes and keep up with the state requirements for the early learning department. My husband, Steve and I love learning about wine and food. I research chefs and restaurants and always have a wish list ready when we travel. We both enjoy golf although Steve is good but I have more fun! Actually he is wonderful to play with and is my biggest cheerleader. We have a wonderful circle of friends and commit to making sure that we nurture that with game nights, costume parties, holiday parties, cooking events and wine tasting. We are missing this now but are doing our best to keep close to them even if we can't do so in person.
3rd Grade Teacher
EducationHigh School: Redmond High School College: Bachelors of Arts in Education - Western Washington University Graduate School: Masters of Instructional Education - St. Martin's University
Passions/InterestsSacrament of Marriage - Shared with Brian Zender Children: Brianna "Breezy" (Assumption graduate 2008) Andrew "Drewber" (Assumption graduate 2010) Alexander "Zandy" (Assumption graduate 2014) Pet: Nemo (a min-pin dog, not a fish) Favorites: Hiking, Reading, Children, Gardening, Flowers, Dark Chocolate
1st Grade Teacher
EducationHigh School: John F. Kennedy, Warren Ohio College: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio- BS in Allied Health Graduate School: Nazareth College, Rochester, New York- MS in Education
Passions/InterestsFamily: I have been married to Kevin McClurg for 22 years. We have a daughter, Christine and a son Conor. Both children graduated from Assumption Catholic School. I also have a Golden Retriever named Rosco. Interest: I like to read, walk, run and dance. I enjoy time with my family and friends. I love all animals except snakes and spiders. I enjoy living my faith.
Spanish Teacher, Art K-5
EducationElementary - High School St. Rose of Lima Catholic School - Caracas, Venezuela. Graphic art - Caracas Design Institute. STARS Child Care Basics and School-Age Child Care Basics Washington.
Passions/InterestsDancing, painting, macros, lifting, hiking, camping and baking. I love spending time with my husband and my daughter, and teaching new tricks to our dog Ranger.
ClassesPreschool - 8th
EducationStow-Munroe Falls High School, Stow, Ohio; Bachelor of Arts - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 16 years experience working in city and school libraries
Passions/InterestsI love reading (of course!), building with legos, watching old TV series, and spending time with my husband, son, and three kitties.
4th Grade Teacher
EducationHigh School: Anacortes High College: Seattle University Graduate Work: Western, Seattle Pacific
ExperienceTeaching Experience: 27 years - 3rd, 4th & 5th
Passions/InterestsFamily and pets:Kevin (My patient husband of 31 years), Ryan (son), Brianna (daughter), Chelsea (daughter-in-law) Raegan (granddaughter) and DodgieBoy, (the crazy rescue lab) Interests:Skiing, hiking, swimming, biking, all things Irish, reading, gardening and hanging out with family, Favorite Bible Verse:Micah 6 “This is what Yahweh asks of you, only this; to act justly, to love tenderly and to walk humbly with God
5th Grade Reading and Writing Teacher
EducationEducation- High School- Butte Central Catholic High School, Butte, Montana Bachelor of Arts-Elementary Education-University of Montana, Missoula, Montana Master's Degree- Professional Development- Heritage University, Toppenish, Washington
Passions/InterestsSpending time with my husband, Nathan, our four children, and seven grandchildren,reading, fly fishing, camping, hiking, traveling, reading
Middle School Math Teacher
Classes6th Grade Math & 8th Grade Algebra
EducationHigh School: Hanford High School, Richland, WA College: University of Washington – Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Passions/InterestsFamily Husband Matt of 26 years Children: Justin (Assumption graduate 2006) Tyler (Assumption graduate 2009) Abby (Assumption graduate 2011) Interests/Hobbies Washington Huskies football, skiing (snow and water), volleyball, softball, reading, Sudoku and other logic puzzles
EducationNorthwestern College, IA * BA in Education * Major Physical Education K-12 * Minor Health Education K-12 * Endorsement: ESL (English as a Second Language) Specialist * Reading Specialist * Coaching Endorsement National University, CA * Multiple Subjects Teaching Certification K-8.
Passions/InterestsI love spending time with my family, my husband Charlie, son Jacob and daughter Genevieve! I love baking with my daughter, crafting, and traveling every chance I can get!
Third Grade Teacher