GHHMS Academic Teams

2016 / 2017

* Denotes Team Leadership

** Denotes Assistant Team Leadership

Jerry Kearns - Gr 6 Counselor
B.S. Merrimack College; M.S. University of Bridgeport


Team 6-1

*Brad Trottier- Social Studies
B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. University of New Hampshire 

Kim Parsons- Language Arts
Ms Parsons Language Arts Site
B.A.E. Arizona State University

Eric Werner - Math 
B.A., M.Ed. University of New Hampshire

Fran Leach - Science
Mrs. Leach Science Site
B.A. Rutgers University

- Special Education Teacher


Assistants:
 
Cindy King- Special Education Assistant
Trisha Korkosz - Special Education Assistant

 


Team 6-2


*Russ Manchester
- Math
B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. University of New Hampshire 

Jayne DiPirro - Language Arts
B.A.; M.Ed. Keene State College;  Ed.D. from Rivier University 

Cynthia Strike- Science
Mrs Strike's Website
B.S. Springfield College; M.Ed. Rivier College

Derek Gustavsen - Social Studies

Cheryl Castagnino- Special Education Teacher
A.A. Keene State College; B.A. Notre Dame College; M.Ed. New England College

Assistants: 



Jennifer Ayotte - Gr 7 Counselor
B.A. Ithaca College; M.Ed. Plymouth State University

Team 7-1

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Kate Burke - Language Arts
B.A.and M.A.T. University of New Hampshire

Katie Tilton - Math
B.A. Villanova; M.Ed. Salem State College

Russ Hamilton- Social Studies
B.A. University of Massachusetts at Boston; M.A.T. Rivier College

Danielle Paradis - Science
B.S. Plymouth State University
M.Ed from UMass 

Amanda Young - Special Education Teacher
B.A D'Youville College
M.S D'Youville College

Assistants: 
Jackie Paton - Special Education Assistant



Team 7-2


*Stephanie Smith - Science

B.S. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. UMass Lowell


Jennifer Sullivan - Language Arts
Ms Sullivan's Literature Site
B.S. and B.A. Keene State College; M.Ed. Southern New Hampshire University

Jackie Monaco- Math
B.A. Stonehill College; M.Ed. Lesley University

Diana Lang - Social Studies
B.S. St. Anselm College; M.Ed. Rivier College

Adam CunninghamSpecial Education Teacher


Assistants: 

Sherri Nourse
 - Special Education Assistant 

Trisha DiGirolamo - Gr 8 Counselor 
B.A. Merrimack College; M.Ed. Plymouth University

Team 8-1


*Jolene McWhirter- Science
8th Grade Science Website
B.Ed. University of Alberta
M.Ed - Rivier University

Derek Dane - Math
B.S., MBA Thomas College

Shoshana Crathern- Composition
M.Ed. in English from Plymouth State University College of Graduate Studies

Alexandra Ange - Literature
Ms. Ange's Website
B.A., M.Ed. University of New Hampshire 

Mary-Ellen Hedrick - Social Studies
B.A. Southern New Hampshire University 

Kristen Mitchell- Special Education Teacher
B.A. Notre Dame College; M.Ed. Southern New Hampshire University

Assistants: 
Loekie Pretorius - Special Education Assistant 

"Where is home? Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart's tears can dry at their own pace." -Vernon G. Baker


Team 8-2


*Maureen Lynch - Composition
B.A. Southern New Hampshire University; M.Ed. University of New Hampshire

Ellen Knowlton - Math
M.B.A. Salem State University; M.Ed. Northeastern University

Kip Porter - Science
8th Grade Science Website
B.S. University of New Ha
mpshire 

Rich Salcito- Social Studies
B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. Cambridge College

Stephanie Duxbury- Literature
B.S. University of Maine at Farmington

Bonnie Heath - Special Education Teacher
B.A. Granite State College; 
M.ED from Plymouth State College

Assistants: 
Michelle Pace - Special Education Assistant 


Unified Arts

*Sandi Galle - Art
B. S. Plymouth State University
Kristen Sarno - Art
B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. Lesley University

Paula Hamelin - Healthy Living
B.A. UMass. Boston

Emily Johnson - Band/Music
B.M. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. Plymouth State University
Kate Boisvert - Chorus / Music
BFA The University of the Arts; M.Ed. Lesley University

Steve Thomas - Technology Education
website

Brent Bergeron- Physical Education
Amera Brown - Physical Education
B.S. Keene State College, M.Ed. Lesley University

Mike Philion - German
B.A. State University of New York, Binghamton
Diane Pius - Spanish 
Spanish Trimesters B.A. State University of New York, Binghamton
MEd. Lesley University

**Kimberley Tufts - Computers
B.S. University of New Hampshire; M.Ed. Plymouth State University
Dave Levesque- Computers
B.S. Plymouth State University; M.Ed. American Intercontinental University

Sarah Hicks- Reading Strategies                              
Ms Hicks Website
B.S. Secondary Education English from Cairn University 
M.Ed. Reading and Writing Specialist from SNHU.

Soojin Stickney- ESOL
B.A. Ehwa Woman's University, M.A. University of New Hampshire 

B.A. Stonehill College, M.Ed. Lesley University

Michael Karthas- PACE Math
B.S. & M.Ed. University of New Hampshire 


Library

Stefania Metalious- Library Director 
B.S. Plymouth State University, M. Ed University 0f Rhode Island
Yahira Vallario  Library Assistant(BS Skidmore College)


Special Services

Brenda Chisholm- Speech & Language 
B.S., M.S. University of New Hampshire
Kathy Pickering- Teacher of the Deaf 
Pam Trainor- SAIF 
Blair Carpenter- ISLE 
Joyce Calvetti- ISLE Assistant
Lisa Robichaud- ISLE Assistant
Isabelita Plante- ISLE Assistant
Christine CalderISLE Assistant

 Lead Teacher NECC

Jacqueline Baron NECC
B.A., Smith College
Julie Kratimenos- School Psychologist
Robyn Rios- High School Special Ed Facilitator
Bob Comtois- Truant Officer