Phone: 720.747.2100
Fax: 720.747.2183
Attendance: 720.747.2195

9659 E. Mississippi Ave.
Denver, CO 80247
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Staff Directory


Main Office

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
​Interim Principal​Linda Maccagnan​​

Assistant to the Principal Megan Curran 720.747.2102
Office Manager Sherri Kononov 720.747.2103
Registrar Kathy Farmer 720.747.2102​
Office Secretary Amy Bates 720.747.2101
Security Stacie Pallotto 720.747.2167


Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
Kindergarten Teacher Dawn Morants 720.747.2120
Kindergarten Para Brenda Birchler 720.747.2120
Kindergarten Para​Nanette Funke​​720.747.2120

Team B

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
Teacher Matt Kulczewski 720.747.2164
Teacher Tracey D'Amico
Teacher Mandy Ruscio 720.747.2160
Teacher Jules Graeve 720.747.2159
Para Angela Gigler

Team C

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
Teacher David Beck 720.747.2130
Teacher Rosemary Blakeslee
Teacher Pam Casner 720.747.2158
Teacher Shannon Cross 720.747.2129
Teacher Julie Allen 720.747.2144
Para Shannon Kennedy​

Team D and E

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
Humanities Teacher Karen Frary 720.747.2114
Humanities Teacher Rich Erixon 720.747.2105
Humanities Teacher Carrie Beattie 720.747.2110
Math Teacher Sarah Higuchi 720.747.2112
Math Teacher Elyse Whitt 720.747.2136
Science Teacher Summer Kavanaugh 720.747.2111
Science Teacher Dan King 720.747.2109
Humanities Teacher Brian Langtry 720.747.2108
Humanities Teacher Rachael Kessler 720.747.2138
Humanities Teacher Tema Bennett 720.747.2139
Math Teacher Matt Bixby 720.747.2129
Science Teacher John Wiley 720.747.2106
Para Valerie Lumsden

ENCORE and Spanish

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
Technology Coordinator Janine 720.747.2116
Music Teacher Daniel Smith 720.747.2124
P.E. Teacher Holly Blythe​
Librarian Kristin Draper 720.747.2125
Middle Art Teacher Betsy Kirschbaum 720.747.2117
Elem. Art Teacher Jeanne Cahn 720.747.2161
Spanish Teacher Margaret Martinez-Colwell 720.747.2132
Spanish Teacher Cathy Rank 720.747.2121
Technician Amy Wortham
Para (Library) Tracy McClendon 720.747.2125

Support Staff

Position Name E-Mail Phone Number
School Psychologist Mindy Hartley, PhD 720.747.2119
Learning Specialist Clare Guerrero 720.747.2128
Speech/Language Paula King 720.747.2157
Nurse Corina Van Haselen 720.747.2115
Nurse BeaAnn Braun​
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