Worker Bees


Mr. France

Principal: The Big Enchilada

Ms. Brooks

Assistant Principal and peach cobbler lover

Ms. Markson

Assistant Principal and Master Flautist

Ms. Nelson

Student Success Coordinator: Prefers her fruit warm and chunky.

Ms. Serrano (Pedraza)

Assistant Principal who loves anything pickeled.

Ms. Juarez

Office Manager: Maestro intérprete y bailarín de salsa


School Nurse who is actively advocating to change the name of the soda to Nurse Pepper

Mr. Bailey

Building Manager and Protector from pigeons

Ms. Balliet

Special Education Facilitator who uses Jiu Jitsu to chop through IEP's.

Ms. Dolson

Food Service Manager: Queen Hash Slinger

Ms. Johnson

Dean's Secretary: Keeping students behavin'

Ms. Johnson

Attendance: Keeping kids honest and in school

Ms. Matlock

First Aid Safety Assistant (FASA)

Ms. Percival

AP Secretary: Back up dancer to office manager

Ms. Rios

Office Secretary

Ms. Wilson

Registrar: Meeting all your registering needs (as long as you live in our zone)

The Written and Spoken Word

Ms. Acosta

ELA Teacher: ELL Focus and JLO's adopted daughter

Ms. Adkins

7th Grade Specialist & Lead Teacher who is a coffee connoisseur

Mr. Barrios

Teaching All Grades and Child Whisperer

Ms. Bengtsson

6th Grade Reading Specialist & Lead Teacher

Ms. Briggs

8th Grade Reading Specialist

Mr. Carranceja

Teaching All Grades

Mr. Corletto

7th Grade Writing Specialist : Likes to play with robots during his free time.

Ms. Ewing

7th Grade Writing Specialist who prefers french fries not cooked in France, but cooked in Greece.

Ms. Freeman

APEX Teacher

Ms. Gardea

8th Grade Writing Specialist

Ms. Ingles

ELA teacher

Ms. Johnson

Teaching All Grades

Ms. Mills

8th Grade Reading Specialist & Lead Teacher and climber of huge mountains

Ms. Montero

Teacher of All Grades and Lead Teacher

Ms. Ortega

6th Grade Reading Specialist and SOT Member

Ms. Price

Teacher of All Grades

Ms. Rau

6th grade Writing Specialist (Metaphors be with you!)

Ms. Rogers

Writing Specialist ; Climber of mountains and painter of classics

Mr. Shaw

8th Grade Reading Specialist

Ms. Spahn

8th Grade Writing Specialist who doesn't date apostrophes because they are possessive

Ms. Viray

Teaching All Grades

Numbers Department

Mr. Andrus

Teaching All Grades

Mr. Barrios

Teaching All Grades (and still whispering)

Ms. Batton

6th Grade Specialist

Ms. Criner

6th Grade Specialist

Ms. DeBarrows

7th grade Specialist. She has problems she wants you to solve.

Mr. Fields

8th Grade Department Chair

Ms. Johnson

Teaching All Grades

Mr. Lake

7th Grade Specialist

Ms. Lazukic

6th Grade Specialist: Department chair and who doesn't think that all math puns are horrible, only sum

Mr. Murphy

7th Grade Specialist

Mr. Noctor

7th Grade Specialist and Lead Teacher who thinks outside the quadrilateral

Mr. Nounou

8th Grade Specialist

Ms. O'Rourke

7th Grade Specialist. Sees things from all angles

Mr. Peck

Teaching All Grades

Ms. Price

Teacher of All Grades

Ms. Schaffner

7th Grade Specialist

Ms. Viray

Teacher of All Grades

Ms. Young

6th Grade Specialist & Lead Teacher and won a gold medal in the Musical Chairs event

Scientific Department

Ms. Klassen

8th Grade Science and Department Chair who wanted to make a joke about sodium, but Na..

Mr. Dipalac

8th Grade Specialist

Ms. Florence

6th Grade Science

Ms. Flores

6th Grade Specialist (Once she told a chemistry joke. There was no reaction.)

Mr. Ortea

6th grade Science

Mr. Rejcek

7th Grade Science (makes horrible science puns, but only periodically)

Historical, Social, and “Earthy Things” Department

Mr. Arenas

8th Grade Specialist Who Lives in the Past

Mr. Redash

7th Grade Specialist and Department Chair. Honored by the Radiers for his expert story telling.

Mr. Rosemond

7th Grade Specialist who General Lee doesn't find Civil War jokes funny

Ms. Rutherford

8th Grade Specialist (She reads the constitution for the articles)

Ms. Stovall

7th Grade Specialist

Mr. Whitaker

Teacher of All Grades

Special Talents Department

Mr. Ackley

Music Specialist : Once told a joke about a fermata, but it took too long.

Ms. Anaya

P.E. Specialist and an Experienced Cheerleader

Mr. Benavides

Music Specialist : Mariachi Royalty and Heart of Education Award Winner

Ms. Clapp

Art Specialist and Department Chair. Artistic Hammering Genius and Master Stitcher

Mr. Chacon

Music Specialist : Guitarra and trained belter

Ms. DeClue

Computer Specialist (This year)

Mr. Douglas

Band Specialist: (How do you get percussionist off your porch? Pay him for the pizza.)

Ms. Giancola

8th Grade Health: Teaching Kids To Cover Their Mouths When They Sneeze!

Mr. Gygax

P.E. Specialist

Mr. Hill

Technology Specialist and ECS Extraordinaire

Ms. Letourneau

Orchestra Specialist : Voted least to be high strung

Ms. Macaulay

P.E. Specialist

Mr. Mitton

P.E. legend and professional hopscotcher

Ms. Rodriguez

The Librarian. (Be nice to her as a book fell on her head. She can only blame her shelf.)

Ms. Stark

P.E. Specialist and Master Bread Maker

Mr. Valdez

Music Specialist: Trumpet (How do you get a trumpet to play p? Take the trumpet away!)

Backbone Department

Ms. Banda

8th Grade Counselor

Office Barajas

School Police Office who calls the swat team when flies are on campus

Ms. Barrios

6th Grade Counselor: Helping Waldo find himself.

Ms. Byrd (is the word)

Learning Strategist: Math and Lead Teacher

Ms. Edgin


Ms. Eberhart

Student Success SW: Dean's Office

Ms. Gardner

Strategist: ELA and Lead Teacher

Ms. Gomez

Reading Strategist and ELA Department Chair. Greenest thumb in the desert.

Ms. Kletke

STAR supervisor. Loves maple leaves, mooses, and poutine.

Ms. Moore

Counselor - 7th grade. Wishing you peace, love, and coping skills.

Ms. Askin-Moreland

Student Success SW: Dean's Office

Ms. Trobiani

Community in Schools

Ms. D'Souza

Physical & Occupational Therapy: She has nerve and always has your back.

Very Important People Department

Mr. Balliet


Ms. Bland

Resource Department

Mr. Canaday

Masterful Maintenance Man

Ms. Carleton

STAR Facilitator

Ms. Chatman

Master of security and cat herder

Ms. Hernandez


Mr. Hipolito


Mr. Kingston


Ms. Kingston


Ms. Lewis

IHS Facilitator

Ms. McCormick


Ms. McAnally

Resource Department

Ms. Moreland


Mr. Ronquillo

SBT: Favorite singer is A Dell.

Mr. Spencer

Campus Monitor

Ms. Walden


Ms. Williams

Speech Therapist who wishes she was a schwa because they're never stressed


Note that all staff members were socially distancing and COVID free when these pictures were taken.  Warning: Staff members may look different than the pictures posted above in their classrooms as many teachers had been wearing a facial mask all year, have not shaved or cut their hair, and might have binged on Twinkies and Ben and Jerry’s while teaching from home last year. Just saying.

Tenga en cuenta que todos los miembros del personal se distanciaban socialmente y no tenían COVID cuando se tomaron estas fotos. Advertencia: Los miembros del personal pueden verse diferentes a las imágenes publicadas arriba en sus aulas, ya que muchos maestros pueden usar una máscara facial durante todo el año, no se han afeitado ni cortado el cabello, y pueden haberse emborrachado con Twinkies y Ben and Jerry’s mientras enseñaban desde casa por último. año.