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. (Their phone extensions are provided as well)

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 - Rebecca Rupnick (282)
Mathematics - Christina Claus (233)
Physical Education - Carolyn Collins (226)
Reading - Christie McVicker (215)
Science - Rebecca Prince (213)
Social Studies - Brian Gillmann (217)

Elective Subjects:

Art - Angela Rago (241)
Computers/Technology - John Mertes (133)
Health - Sean Sheridan (234)
Instrumental Music - Robert Lark (119)
STEM - Frank Monacella (206)
Title I - Chrystal Sengpiehl (218)
Vocal Music - Kenneth Hommowun (294)

Additional Academic Services

Athletic Director - Sean Sheridan (234)
Enrichment/Gifted Education - Kathy Pisano/Angela Stranges/Tara Urbanski (225/240/209)
Library Learning Center - Cristina Aviles (252)
PreSchool - Leticia Gutierrez/Dayana Malpica (251)
Rhodes Academy - Lisa Kaplan (239)
Recycling - Rebecca Prince (213)
Special Education - Nicole Newsome (115)
Social Worker - Molly Wilk (131)
Bobcats - Cathy Sullivan (245)

Support Services

Building and Grounds - Don Palmer (128)
Transportation - Raquel Vasquez (129)
Lunch Program/Cafeteria - Annette Hylka-Pitzer (123)