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Photo of  Ashley  Arlt
Ashley Arlt World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3129

Subjects:
Spanish I & II, Honors Spanish II

Professional Information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years teaching: 8
  • Previous teaching experience: Pius X High School, Lincoln, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State College – Bachelor of Arts in Spanish; Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney – Teaching Certificate; Concordia Univ. – Master’s in Educational Administration
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Mike Bailey Assistant Principal
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5127

Professional Information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years teaching: 15
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard South High School, Millard, NE; Harry A. Burke High School, Omaha, NE; Elkhorn High School, Elkhorn, NE; Elkhorn South High School, Elkhorn, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – B.S. Secondary Education, Language Arts; Doane College – M.S. Educational Leadership
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Photo of  Monica  Baxter
Monica Baxter Fine and Performing Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1162

Subjects:
Art III & IV, AP 2-D Studio Art Drawing, AP 2-D Studio Art Design, Character Skills

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor National Art Honor Society, Sponsor Wrestling Cheer

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1993
  • Number of years teaching: 32
  • Previous teaching experience: Dominican High School; Flanagan High School
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton University – BA Art Education; Creighton Univ. – 18 hours towards Masters in Liberal Studies

Personal comment:
“Art frees an energy in us that’s difficult to experience in other areas of life.”  ~ Dennis Leder S.J.

 

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Steve Baxter Campus Maintenance
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5181
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Photo of  Kathleen  Beckman
Kathleen Beckman Director of Guidance
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1134

Professional Information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1996
  • Number of years teaching/experience: 40
  • Previous teaching experience: Meridian Public School, Pender Public School, St. Albert Catholic High School, Pius X High School
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State College – MS in Physical Education; Northwest Missouri State Univ. – MS in Health; Creighton University – MS in Secondary School Counseling; Wayne State College – BA in Speech/Drama & Physical Education/Health
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Kerry Black Science
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1138

Subjects:
College Prep Physics

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach Robotics, Head coach Engineering Team, Assist. coach Cross Country, Head coach Girls Reserve Soccer

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years teaching: 4
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard South High School
  • Degree and University/College: Kansas State Univ. – B.S. Civil Engineering, Registered professional engineer in Nebraska
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Photo of  Tim  Bloomingdale
Tim Bloomingdale Director of Admissions
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5133
  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years teaching/experience: 23
  • Previous teaching experience: Westside High School, Omaha, NE; St. Pius X/St. Leo School, Omaha, NE; Newport Public Schools, Newport, RI
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – BS in Education; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – MS in Education
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Photo of  Sally  Brittan
Sally Brittan Director of Advancement Events & Alumni Relations
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5123
  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – B.S. in Business Administration
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Photo of  Cynthia  Carlson
Cynthia Carlson World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3122

Subjects:
German I-II, Honors German II-V

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2003
  • Number of years teaching: 10
  • Degree and University/College: Michigan State Univ. – BA (Major: German, Minor: French, Spanish, Italian); Creighton University – J.D.
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Photo of  Chris  Cotignola
Chris Cotignola Fine and Performing Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1168

Subjects:
Jazz Band, Guitar I & II, Music of the World, Concert Band, Honors Concert Band

Extra-curricular activities:
Marching Band, Pep Band

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years teaching: 1
  • Previous teaching experience: Hogan Preparatory Academy H.S., Kansas City, MO; Central Dauphin H.S., Harrisburg, PA
  • Degree and University/College: Messiah College – B.S. Music Education

Personal comment:
In addition to teaching, I love to perform jazz as often as possible. When I’m not making music, I love to play and watch soccer.

 

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Photo of  Stephanie  Crainer
Stephanie Crainer Science
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4120

Subjects:
College Prep Chemistry

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years teaching: 3
  • Previous teaching experience: Ralston High School, Ralston, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Loyola Univ. New Orleans – Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences; College of Saint Mary – Master of Art in Teaching
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Kari Cronican Mathematics
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4102

Subjects:
Algebra I, Honors Algebra II

Extra-curricular activities:
Sponsor: Chess, Freshmen Class, Big Hawk/Little Hawk

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1998
  • Number of years teaching: 24
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Columbkille in Papillion
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – BS in Education; Peru College – MA in Curriculum

Personal comment:
Living the Dream

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Laura Cushing Mathematics, Health/Physical Education
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4113

Subjects:
Algebra II, Trigonometry, Sports Health Care

Extra-curricualr activities:
Supervisor Weight Room, Co-sponsor Intramurals

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1996
  • Number of years teaching: 18
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State – BS in Education; Univ. of Nebraska in Omaha – Masters in Exercise Science; Creighton University – Masters in Liberal Studies
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Photo of  Stephanie  Daniels
Stephanie Daniels English
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3121

Subjects:
AP Literature and Composition

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2001
  • Number of years teaching: 21
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard North High School
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State – BS in Education
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Photo of  Mario  Dicola
Mario Dicola Maintenance
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5180
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Photo of  Christine  Diss
Christine Diss Campus Minister
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1107

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years teaching: 4
  • Previous teaching experience: Regina Dominican High School, Wilmette, IL
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Notre Dame – Bachelor of Business Administration, Minor – Theology
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Photo of  Susan  Dobel
Susan Dobel English
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3132

Subjects:
English 9, World Literature

Extra-curricular activities:
Assist. coach: girls JV Basketball

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2012
  • Number of years teaching: 5
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Patrick’s, Elkhorn, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – B.A., Elementary Education; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – M.A., Reading Specialist K-12; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Writing endorsement, 7-12
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Photo of  Joanie  Drew
Joanie Drew Receptionist & Administrative Assistant to the Director of Activities
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5131

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1998
  • Number of years experience: 15
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Photo of  Johnna  Eck
Johnna Eck Fine and Performing Arts (Department Chair)
Home Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1155

Subjects:
Art I & II

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor National Art Honor Society

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2001
  • Number of years teaching: 23
  • Previous teaching experience: Creighton University; Central High School, Omaha, NE; Travel Elementary, Omaha, NE; R.M. Marrs Middle
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton University – Bachelor of Fine Arts; University of Chicago – Master of Fine Arts; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Bachelor of Science in Art Education; Creighton University – Catholic School Leadership Certificate

Personal comment:
An artist is not a special kind of person.  Rather, every person is a special kind of artist.

 

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Photo of  Joseph  Elliott
Joseph Elliott English
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4125

Subjects:
World Literature, American Literature, Journalism, Yearbook, Newspaper

Extra-curricular activities:
Cross-country, Track

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years teaching: 7
  • Previous teaching experience: Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Lincoln, NE; Freieschule-Drachenschule, Wald-Michelbach, Germany; Hayah International Academy, Cairo, Egypt
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – B.A. English: Irish Literature; Creighton Unvi. – M.Ed Secondary Education

 

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Photo of  David  Emanuel
David Emanuel Mathematics
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4104

Subjects:
Honors Geometry, Geometry

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach JV Softball

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2009
  • Number of years teaching: 17
  • Previous teaching experience: Humphrey Public Schools, Bishop Neumann High School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – BS Mathematics Teaching
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Photo of  Keith  Engelkamp
Keith Engelkamp Science
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4118

Subjects:
Biology, Zoology, Human Physiology & Anatomy

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach: Softball, President of SkyHawk Baseball Association

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1993
  • Number of years teaching: 28
  • Previous teaching experience: Ft. Flanagan High School, Millard Alternative School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – BS, K – 12 Physical Education/Biological Science, Coaching Endorsement

Personal comment:
All three children attended Skutt Catholic and all have college degrees.  Coached baseball for 33 years.  Coached softball for 19 years.  Married to Gretchen for 33 years.

 

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Photo of  Dawn  Fuelberth
Dawn Fuelberth Science
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4128

Subjects:
Honors Biology, AP Biology

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor Science Olympiad, Co-sponsor Science Quiz Bowl

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1999
  • Number of years teaching: 13
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Bernadette; Molecular Biology Lab Tech, California Institute of Technology, Pasedena, CA
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney – Masters of Biology with thesis work at UNMC, B.S. in Education with endorsements in Biology and Media Center
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Photo of  Gina  Girard
Gina Girard Main Office Administrative Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818

Extra-curricular activities:
Sponsor Dance Team

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2012
  • Degree and University/College: San Diego State Univ. – B.A.; University of San Diego – M.A.; Creighton Univ. School of Law – JD
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Photo of  Elizabeth  Hajek
Elizabeth Hajek Guidance Office Administrative Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1132

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2012
  • Number of years experience: 4
  • Degree and University/College: California State University Sacramento – B.A.
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Photo of  Candy  Higgins
Candy Higgins Mathematics
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4114

Subjects:
Contemporary Business Statistics, Pre-Calculus, Algebra III

Extra-curricular activities:
Sponsor: Senior Class, Big Hawk/Little Hawk

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1998
  • Number of years teaching: 20
  • Previous teaching experience: Christ the King Catholic School, Metropolitan Community College, Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Bachelor of Science in Education w/field endorsement in Math and Computer Science, Master’s of Art for Math teachers with emphasis areas in Number Theory and Statistics

Personal comment:
Always follow the road less traveled, it will make all the difference.

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Bill Howard Computer Science (Department Chair)
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1149

Subjects:
Engineering Graphics, Residential Design, Residential Architecture – Theories & Design, Architecture – Modeling & Presentation

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2004
  • Number of years teaching: 41
  • Previous teaching experience: Wind River High School – Papillion, Wyoming; Wheatland High School – Madrid, Nebraska
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney – BA; Univ. of Wyoming – Comprehensive BS – Computer Science

Personal comment:
Tell me I forget
Show me I remember
Involve me I understand

 

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Photo of  Sherri  Hoye
Sherri Hoye English (Department Chair)
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3102

Subjects:
College Prep English 9, Honors English 9, Honors World Studies

Extra-curricular activities:
Sponsor: Poetry Out Loud

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years teaching: 29
  • Previous teaching experience: Marquette High School, Bellevue, Iowa; Mercy High School, Omaha, NE; Villanova Prep, Ojai, CA; Santa Clara College Prep, Oxnard, CA; Brownell-Talbot, Omaha, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Loras College – BA in English and Secondary Education; Univ. of Notre Dame – MA in English
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Mark Jensen Language Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3130

Subjects:
American Studies – Literature, Honors American Studies – Literature

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2001
  • Number of years teaching: 36
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard Public Schools, Lincoln Public Schools
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – BA; UNL & UNO – 55+ graduate hours
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Shari Jensen Vice President of Finance
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5117

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years experience: 20
  • Degree and University/College: Iowa State University – B.A. in Finance; University of Nebraska at Omaha – M.B.A.
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Amber Johnson English
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2114

Subjects:
World Literature, Senior English

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor Junior class, Co-sponsor Prom, Sophomore spring break trip organizer, Co-sponsor Intramurals

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1999
  • Number of years teaching: 16
  • Previous teaching experience: Pawnee City High School, Ashland-Greenwood High School
  • Degree and University/College: Nebraska Wesleyan Univ. – BA in English/Secondary Education; Peru State Univ. – MA in Secondary Education
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David Jopp Network Administrator Social Studies
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1152

Subjects:
American Government, Senior Studies

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2001
  • Number of years teaching: 9
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Bachelor of Science in Education, Summa Cum Laude; Bellevue Univ. – Masters of Science in Computer Information
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Nancy Kirker Accounting Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5109

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2006
  • Number of years experience: 7
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Missouri at Kansas City – B.S in Accounting
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Kevin Kleinsasser Mathematics Department Chair Mathematics
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4105

Subjects:
Honors Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching: 31
  • Previous teaching experience: Omaha Cathedral High School
  • Degree and University/College: Southwest Minnesota State Univ. – Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Education; Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – Master of Arts, Mathematics Education
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Joe Koneck-Wilcox Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2108

Subjects:
Honors Theology 9: the Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture, Honors Theology 9: Who is Jesus Christ?, Honors Theology 10: The Paschal Mystery, Honors Theology 10: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church, Theology 11: Sacraments, Theology 11: Morality

Extra-curricular activities:
Assist. Coach boys soccer, Co-sponsor service trip, Sponsor Habitat for Humanity

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2012
  • Number of years teaching: 2
  • Previous teaching experience: Spalding Academy, Spalding Nebraska
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton University – M.A. in Theology, M.Ed. in Education
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Amy Krettek Accounting Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5124

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years experience: 19
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Northern Iowa – B.A. in Accounting
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Ruth Kros Character Skills, Social Studies
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3107

Subjects:
Character Skills, Psychology, Sociology

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor National Honor Society

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2005
  • Number of years teaching: 16
  • Previous teaching experience: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Degree and University/College: Northwest Missouri State Univ. – B.S.; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Master’s; Peru State College – B.S.
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Sheri Kros Physical Education
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5140

Subjects:
Lifetime Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Aerobics, Advanced Lifetime Fitness

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor Junior class, Co-sponsor Prom

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching: 32
  • Previous teaching experience: Natrona County High School, Casper, Wy.; Fort Calhoun Community Schools
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – BS
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Paula Lenz Social Studies
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3105

Subjects:
Honors World Studies, World History, Holocuast Awareness, World Geography

Extra-curricular activities:
Detention Supervisor

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1992 (original staff)
  • Number of years teaching: 45
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Joseph’s, Peru, Il; St. Philip Neri, Omaha, NE; Morton Elementary, Millard Public Schools, NE; Boystown High School, Middle School, and Fr. Flanagan High School, Omaha, NE; Roncalli Catholic High School, Omaha, NE (administration)
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Bachelor of Science in Teaching, Administrative Endorsement in Secondary Education; Peru State, Ne – Masters of Science in Teaching and Emphasis in Technology

Personal comment:
Catholic Education has been my ministry not my job. Our family has been blessed with a Catholic vision of faith, service, justice and acceptance of diversity, inclusivity, and reverence for life from the moment of conception to natural death. For all that I have learned from Catholic education, I am deeply grateful.

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Angie Lohaus Mathematics
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4123

Subjects:
Algebra I, Geometry

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2009
  • Number of years teaching: 5
  • Previous teaching experience: Norris Middle School, Omaha, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – Bachelor of Arts in Communication; College of Saint Mary – Master of Arts in Teaching, Endorsement in Mathematics and Language Arts
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Vicki Lynn President & Principal, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5119

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2000
  • Number of years experience: 13
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James Mangimeli Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1109

Subjects:
Honors Theology & Lit., Death & Dying,

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching: 35
  • Previous teaching experience: Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Franklin Junior High School, Minneapolis, MN; Zumbrota High School, MN; St. Peter High School, MN; Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter MN; Duchesne Academy, Omaha, NE; Creighton Univ., Omaha, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Marquette Univ. – BA; Univ. of Minnesota – MA; Creighton Univ. – MA
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Leon May World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3115

Subjects:
Honors Spanish IV & V

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2006
  • Number of years teaching: 43
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard North High School, Callaway Public School
  • Degree and University/College: Kearney State College – BA and MS
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Kathie McGee Theology (Department Chair)
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2107

Subjects:
Honors Theology 11: Sacraments, Honors Theology 11: Morality, Theology 12: Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ – Vocations, Theology 12: Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ in Society – Senior Studies

Extra-curricular activities:
Relationship Education coordinator and Relationship Education teacher for grades 9 & 10.

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years teaching: 30
  • Previous teaching experience: Boys Town High School, Boys Town, NE; Marian High School, Omaha, NE; Holy Cross, Omaha, NE; St. Philip, Pasadena, CA
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – Bachelor of Arts – Theology major, Sociology Minor, Master of Arts – Christian Spirituality

Personal comment:
1. Author and/or co-author of these Boys Town Press books:
- Unmasking Sexual Con Games: Helping Teens Avoid Emotional Grooming and
Dating Violence Teacher’s Manual and Student Book
- The Journey Religious Education Curriculum Series for Adolescents:
- Journey of Faith: Discovering God’s Purpose for My Life
- Journey of Hope: Understanding God’s Presence in a Broken World
- Journey of Love: Reflecting God’s Love In Relationships
- There are No Simple Rules for Dating My Daughter
- Whose Raising Your Child?: Battling the Marketers for Your Child’s Heart and
Soul

2. Contributing Author and/or Contributing Editor of:
- No Room for Bullies, Boys Town Press
- Circle of Grace Program, Archdiocese of Omaha Safe Environment Program
for Children and Youth

3. Certified to teach and/or train the following programs:
- Building Famiy Connections, The Medical Institute, Austin TX
- W.A.I.T. Training, Center for Relationship Education, Denver, CO
- E.N.D.O.W. (Education on the Nature and Dignity of Women), Denver, CO
- Unmasking Sexual Con Games
- Teen S.T.A.R. (Sexulaity Teaching in the context of Adult Relationships)
- Circle of Care, Archdiocese of Omaha Safe Environment Training Program for
Adults

 

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Mary McGuire Interim President
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5125

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years teaching: 26
  • Previous teaching experience: Interim Principal – St. Columbkille, Papillion, NE; Interim Principal – Holy Cross, Omaha, NE; Principal & teacher – St. Wenceslaus, Omaha, NE; Teacher – Grand Island Senior High, Grand Island, NE; Teacher – McMilliam Junior High
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Master’s of Science in Educational Administration; Creighton Univ. – Bachelor of Arts

Personal comment:
Live simply so that others may simply live

 

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Mike McMahon Director of Activities
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5126

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1998
  • Number of years teaching: 33
  • Previous teaching experience: Battle Creek, NE; North Platte H.S.; Madison Middle School (North Platte)
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State College – B.S.; Sam Houston State University – M.S.
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Mary Meyer Social Studies (Department Chair)
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3105

Subjects:
American Government, AP U.S. Government and Politics, Senior Studies

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach Mock Trial

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2001
  • Number of years teaching: 26
  • Previous teaching experience: Holy Ghost Catholic School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Bachelor’s in Secondary Education: Social Studies, Master’s in Political Science
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Rob Meyers Principal
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5129

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching/experience: 20
  • Previous teaching experience: Cathedral High School
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – BA; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – MS Educational Administration
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Father Jeff Mollner Chaplain Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2111

Subjects:
Honors Theology & Literature, Death and Dying

Extra-curricular activities:
Freshmen Football, SkyHawk Screamers, SkyHawks for Life

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years experience: 4
  • Degree and University/College: Rockhurst Univ. – B.S. Biology; Pontifical College Josephinum – B.Phil; Mount Angel Seminary – M.Div.
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Jeremy Moore Assistant Director of Activities Physical Education
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5160

Subjects:
Strength/Health & Fitness, Advanced Strength & Conditioning

Extracurricular activities:
Asst. Coach – Football, Weight Room Supervision

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2004
  • Number of years teaching: 11
  • Previous teaching experience: Grand Island Central Catholic High School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – Bachelors of Science in Health & Physical Education with coaching endorsement; Concordia Univ. – Masters of Educational Administration; Certified Strength and Conditioning
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Sharon Neal Advancement Administrative Assistant
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1139

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2013
  • Number of years experience: 25
  • Degree and University/College: Bellevue Univ. – B.S. Business Management; Nebraska College of Business – A.A. Accounting
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Mark Newcomer Head of Building & Grounds
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5179
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Isela Padilla Media Specialist
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2140

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching: 20
  • Previous teaching experience: Blessed Sacrament School, El Paso, TX; Central Texas College, Europe Campus; Eisenhower Jr. High, Oklahoma
  • Degree and University/College: UTEP – BA, Teacher Certification; Creighton Univ. – MLS (short); Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – School Library Media Specialist (working)
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George Paulchak Mathematics Tutor
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2004
  • Number of years teaching: 18
  • Previous teaching experience: John Paul II, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Pittsburgh – BS Mathematics; Univ. of Alabama (Huntsville) – MA Mathematics
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Martin Plum Social Studies
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3114

Subjects:
AP United States History, Honors American Studies, Leisure Activities and Sports in American History

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach Girls Basketball, “The Voice of the SkyHawks”

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2002
  • Number of years teaching: 16
  • Previous teaching experience: Gothenburg H.S., Gothenburg, NE; Holy Family Schools, Sioux City, IA
  • Degree and University/College: Briar Cliff College – Bachelor of Arts in Education and History; Univ. of South Dakota – Master’s in Athletic Administration
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Beckie Rago Business & Computer Technology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1150

Subjects:
Computer Programming I & II, Honors Programming III, AP Computer Science, Multimedia, Microcomputer Applications, TV & Film

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach Cheerleading

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1999
  • Number of years teaching: 24
  • Previous teaching experience: Fossil Hill Middle School, Keller I.S.D., Keller, TX; Fossil Ridge High School, Keller I.S.D., Keller, TX; Glenwood High School, Glenwood, IA
  • Degree and University/College: Texas A & M Univ. – BBA in Management and Business Analysis & Research; Univ. of North Texas – Teaching Certification in Secondary Education (Business and Computer Programming/Technology), MS in Computer Education
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Kristen Reeves Guidance Counselor (9-12, A-J)
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1128

Extra-curricular activities:
Work study coordinator, Prevention Council sponsor, Co-sponsor Intramurals, AP Coordinator

Professional Information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1997
  • Number of years teaching: 19
  • Previous teaching experience: Dakota Valley High School, Dakota Dunes, South Dakota
  • Degree and University/College: Briar Cliff Univ. – Bachelor of Arts in English, Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Master of Science in Counseling; Creighton Univ. – Masters of Science in Educational Leadership
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Lisa Salerno World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3112

Subjects:
Spanish

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor Student Advisory Council

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2008
  • Number of years teaching: 10
  • Previous teaching experience: GMG Community Schools, Garwin, IA; St. Robert Bellarmine School; Ralston High School
  • Degree and University/College: Wartburg College – BA Spanish and Secondary Education
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Renee Saunders Physical Education, Guidance
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4108

Subjects:
Success Study Hall, Physical Education

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach Varsity volleyball, Activities Administrator Winter and Spring

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years teaching: 11
  • Previous teaching experience: Omaha South High School
  • Degree and University/College: University of Nebraska at Lincoln – B.S. of Education
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Julie Schmitz Campus Ministry Service Coordinator
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1106

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2000
  • Number of years teaching: 17
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Stephen the Martyr (third grade); Mary Our Queen (K-8 Spanish)
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – B.S., M.A.
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Mark Schnitzler Science (Department Chair), Fine and Performing Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4131

Subjects:
Philosophy, Honors & AP Physics C, Drama

Extra-curricular activities:
Musical, Winter/Spring Play, Academic Decathlon, Thespian Society Sponsor

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1994
  • Number of years teaching: 19
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney – Bachelor of Science in Education; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Master of Arts in Theatre
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Kevin Schumacher Guidance Counselor (9-12, K-M), Social Studies

Subjects:
AP Psychology

Extra-curricular activities:
Weight Room Supervision, Head coach Freshman Football

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1999
  • Number of years teaching: 14
  • Previous teaching experience: Roncalli Catholic High School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – Masters of Science in Secondary Guidance, Bachelors of Science in Education, Endorsements in Social Sciences & Special Education
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Lucy Smith Vice President of Advancement
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5118
  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2008
  • Number of years experience: 20
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – B.A. in Journalism
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Megan Starman Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2106

Subjects:
Theology 12: Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ – Vocations, Theology 12: Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ in Society – Senior Studies

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2008
  • Number of years teaching: 5
  • Degree and University/College: Creighton Univ. – Theology and Secondary Education, Masters in Liberal Studies (in progress)
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Janet Stiles Webmaster & Administrative Assistant Advancement
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 5136
  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2000
  • Number of years experience: 16
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Carrie Stolinski Business & Computer Technology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1154

Subjects:
Business Law I & II, Accounting I & II, AP Microeconomics, Introduction to Business, Business Management, Microcomputer Applications

Extra-curricular activities:
Sponsor: Student Advisory Board, Sponsor: Future Business Leaders of America

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2007
  • Number of years teaching: 6
  • Degree and University/College: BS Business Administration; College of Saint Mary – MA Teaching
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Chris Storm Fine and Performing Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1170

Subjects:
Piano, Concert Choir, Vocal Music, Show Choir, Assistant Director Musical Preparation

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2009
  • Number of years teaching: 12
  • Previous teaching experience: Parkston Jr./Sr. High School, Parkston, SD; Bishop Heelan Catholic High School, Sioux City, IA
  • Degree and University/College: South Dakota State Univ. – Bachelor of Music Education Vocal and Instrumental with a minor in Spanish; Univ. of South Dakota – Master of Music with emphasis in Education
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Audrey Suing Receptionist
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1995
  • Number of years experience: 18
  • Number of years teaching: 17
  • Previous teaching experience: Mary Our Queen, Omaha, NE; Wonderland Preschool
  • Degree and University/College: College of St. Mary – B.S. Elementary Education
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Mike Thompson Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2110

Subjects:
Theology 10 Paschal Mystery, Honors Theology 10 Paschal Mystery, Theology 10: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church, Honors Theology 10: Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach JV Girls Soccer, Director EQUIP Summer Internship Program

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2002
  • Number of years teaching: 11
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Alberts Catholic High School, St. Vincent de Paul Religous Ed. & Adult Formation, Creighton Prep summer school
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha  – B.S.B.A. Finance & Marketing Management; Creighton Univ. – M.Ed.; Univ. of Nebraska College of Law – J.D.
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Matt Turman Social Studies
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3104

Subjects presently teaching:
American Studies, World History

Extra-curricular activities:
Head coach – Football, Head coach – Track

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2003
  • Number of years teaching: 15
  • Previous teaching experience: Millard West High School, Millard, NE; Valley High School, Valley, NE
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – BS in History/Social Science; Peru State – 18 hours towards MA in Educational Technology
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Rachel Twist World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3118

Subjects:
Spanish III & IV, Honors Spanish III

Extra-curricular activities:
Assist. coach: girls soccer, Habitat for Humanity

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2011
  • Number of years teaching: 3
  • Degree and University/College: Wayne State College – Undergraduate degree in Secondary Education & Spanish; Creighton Univ. – Master’s of Educational Leadership (in progress)
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Nancy VandenBosch World Languages
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 3109

Subjects:
French I, II, & III, Honors French II – V

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2000
  • Number of years teaching: 38
  • Previous teaching experience: Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha Northwest High School
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – MA French, BA & BS French and Spanish; One year of study at the Univ. of Bordeaux, France
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Kathy Wawers Science
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 4119

Subjects:
AP Chemistry, Astronomy, Honors Chemistry, Meteorology

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor Science Quiz Bowl, Co-sponsor Science Olympiad, Chemistry Field Day

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2004
  • Number of years teaching: 10
  • Previous teaching experience: Metro Community College
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln – BS in Chemistry; Univ. of Nebraska at Omaha – MS in secondary education; Iowa State Univ. – Graduate school in Analytical Chemistry

Personal Thoughts:
I love science, especially chemistry! I know that makes me somewhat nerdy (my husband reminds me of this daily), but I hope that my passion for science will be contagious to my students.

 

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Jennie Wilson Fine and Performing Arts
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 1159

Subjects:
Pottery I, II, & III, AP 3D Art, Digital Imaging I & II

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor National Honor Society

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 1995
  • Number of years teaching: 23
  • Previous teaching experience: Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Iowa – BFA; Creighton Univ. – MLS
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Bart Zavaletta Theology
Work Phone: (402) 333-0818 ext. 2105

Subjects:
Theology 9: The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture, Theology 9: Who is Jesus Christ?, Theology 11: Sacraments, Theology 11: Morality

Extra-curricular activities:
Co-sponsor SkyHawks for Life, Assistant coach Freshmen Football

Professional information:

  • Year hired at Skutt Catholic: 2010
  • Number of years teaching: 3
  • Previous teaching experience: St. Anthony Catholic High School, San Antonio, TX
  • Degree and University/College: Univ. of Houston – B.S. Kinesiology; Oblate School of Theology – M.A. Theology
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