Rhodes School District 84.5

Department Coordinators

In addition to our administration, each academic and/or support department has a selected person to coordinate the curriculum and/or information throughout the school. Additionally, these people attend meetings with our high school district as well as serve as contacts regarding state testing programs.

Coordinators are listed with appropriate contact information and by subject and department.


Middle School Core Subjects:

Language Arts - Becky Rupnick
Mathematics - John Hepner
Physical Education - Carolyn Collins
Reading - Christie McVicker
Science - Rebecca Prince
Social Studies - Brian Gillmann

Elective Subjects:

Art - Angela Rago
Computers/Technology - John Mertes
Health - Sean Sheridan
Family and Consumer Science - Barb Heideman
Instrumental Music - Gayle Smith
STEM - Frank Monacella
Title I - Chrystal Lis
Vocal Music - Erin Egan

Additional Academic Services

Athletic Director - Sean Sheridan
Career Awareness - Becky Rupnick
Enrichment - Suzy Lindblom
ELL - James Robinette
Library Learning Center - Denise Monegato
PreSchool - Rebecca Borges
Project Teach - Tara Urbanski & Jackie Zorger
Recycling - John Mertes & Rebecca Prince
Special Education - Brian McConnell
Social Worker - Britta Peterman & Jose Rivas
Bobcats - Ronda Schiess

Support Services

Building and Grounds - Don Palmer
Transportation - Pam Card
Lunch Program/Cafeteria - Laura Brown