SCVUSD kicked off the school year with a “New Teacher Orientation”, welcoming 21 new teachers to the district. Teachers will be working at the following schools.
Mountain View Elementary: Samantha Wolle, Kindergarten.
Peña Blanca Elementary: Marcy Miller, 4th Grade; Drew Berns, Music; Marinez Alvarez, Prevention Specialist; and Kenneth Poppino, 5th Grade.
San Cayetano: Shauna Young, 1st Grade; and Donald Smith, 2nd Grade.
Kristen Hjelmaas will be working at the three elementary schools as the band teacher.
Calabasas Middle School: Sherly Kandikatla, Special Education; and Briquel Smoes,
Lifeskills Special Education.
Coatimundi Middle School: Margarita Nilsen, 7th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies; Ajay Pacharne, 6th Grade English and Social Studies; Jyothi Maria, Special Education; Claudia St. Clair, 8th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies; and Ron Porter, Dean of Students.
Rio Rico High School: Claire Grusendorf, 12 Grade English; Miranda Valencia, Lifeskills Special Education; Megan Cassidy, 11th Grade US History; LTC Ronnie St. Clair, JROTC; Daniel Lockett, 9-12 Language Arts; and David Rastovski, Physical Education.