STURGIS WEST Faculty by Department

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Department Title Email Syllabi Course Web Site

Visual &
Performing Arts


Lead Teacher/Theatre

Anna Botsford

Theater 9
Theater HLSL1
Theater HLSL2

  Dance Michele Colley

Dance 9
Dance 10
Journal Tips

  Music Nhung Truong

Music 9
Music 10
Choir 9 & 10
IB Music 1
IB Music 2

  Theatre Diana Young Theatre 10  
  Art Ann Forget Art SLHL1  
  Art Peter Richenburg

IB Art SL/HL 2


Brij Anand
Anna Botsford
Abby Rhoads


West English Student Handbook

  Lead Teacher Julie Carman English HL2  
    Jolanda Ferguson

English 1
English SL1

    Matt Hodge Literature HL2  
    Mary Kulhowvick

English 2
English SL2

    Steve McDowell

English 9
English HL1

    Abby Rhoads

English 10
English SL1

    Jen Walts

English 10
English SL2

  Lead Teacher Eric Hillebrand US History 1
IB History HL2
    Lynn Kelley History SL2  
    Matthew Lee

US History 1
History HL1

    Andrea Siaflas

US History 2
IB History SL1

    Justin Scott IB History SL2  
    Tom Wooten

US HIstory 2
IB History SL1

  IB Business Nick Conti Business HL/SL1 Business HL2

  IB Psychology Eric Hillebrand IB Psychology SL1  
  IB ITGS Justin Scott IB ITGS HL1/SL1  
  Lead Teacher Caroline Lee

Latin HL1
Latin HL2
Latin SL2

  Latin Mary Albis

Latin II
Latin HL1
Latin SL1

  Latin Alex Houpert

Latin 1
Latin 2

  Latin Lisa Sears Latin 1  
  Lead Teacher/French Kristen Anthony

IB French SL2
IB French HL2

  French Joselle DellaMorte

French I
French HL1
French SL1

  Spanish Marie Bonilla

Spanish 1
Spanish HL1

  Spanish Savannah Moynihan

Spanish 2
Spanish HL1

  Spanish Ilan Vaisman

Spanish 2
Spanish HL2
Spanish SL2

  Lead Teacher John Newcombe

Math Studies I
IB Math Studies II

    Truc Bui

Integrated Math 10
Algebra 1
Math HL2

    Michele King

Math Studies II
Math SL1

    Al Pagenkopf

Integrated Math 10
Math HL1

    Robin Singer

Integrated Math 9
Math Studies 1

    Richard Weida

Algebra 2
Math SL2

  Lead Teacher Tonja Weimer Biology HL2


    Gina Kelly

Integrated Science
Biology SL1
Biology HL1
Biology Overview
Int. Sci. Overview

    Sarah Martinez

Integrated Science
Biology SL2

    Maxanne Most

Integrated Science 2
Chemistry HLSL1
Chemistry SL2

    Dennis Pace

Physics SL1
Physics SL2
Physics HL2

    John Tecklenburg


Theory of Knowledge        
  TOK Coordinator/Extended Essay Lynn Kelley


  Theory of Knowledge Matt Hodge TOK 2  
  Theory of Knowledge Christine McDowell TOK 1&2  
IB Coordination        
IB Coordinator Julie Carman    
  Assistant IB Coordinator John Newcombe    
  IB Technology Support Justin Scott    
  CAS Coordinator Jenn Walts    
  Assistant CAS Coordinator
Ell Coordinator
Christine McDowell    
Special Education        
  Coordinator Jessica Lynch   Study Skills Blog
  Special Ed Teacher Katie O'Hara Study Skills  
  Special Ed Teacher Theresa Pacheco    
  Special Ed Inclusion Jolanda Ferguson    
  Special Ed Inclusion Ann Forget    
  Special Ed Inclusion David Kooharian    
  Special Ed Inclusion Mike Jeghers    
Student Support        
  Athletic Director/ Wellness Brij Amand    
  Assistant Atletic Director Matt Lee    
  Tech Coordinator Kathleen Power  
  Tech Support Michele Colley    
  Librarian Laura Carah   Reference Room Catalog
  Nurse Jenna Arledge    
  Co-Registrar Joann Johnson Prygocki    
  Co-Registrar Sandra Lucci    
  Community Outreach, Grants, Fundraision Marion Weeks    
  Administrative Assistant Maureen Starr    
  Assitant to Director of Finance Rebekah Benedict    
  Assitant to Director of Finance Steve DeTora    
  Administrative Assistant Marjorie Chaprales    
  Lead Counselor Sue Whalley    
  Counselor Katie McIntosh    
  Counselor Kristin Nissen    
  Counselor Catherine Yates