Our Staff

JCS Manzanita’s Staff

Take a moment to meet some of the people who strive to inspire your children.

Administration

Sheryl McKay

Principal
Elementary Academy

Ana Cruz

Instructional Aide

David McKay

Instructional Aide

Rachel Van Cleave

Intervention Aide

Laura Peak

Fifth Grade Teacher

Christina Wilson

Fourth Grade Teacher

Donna Gillette

Third Grade Teacher

James Ruland

Second Grade Teacher

Trish Candia

First Grade Teacher

Teresa Yurchis

Kindergarten Teacher

Ginny Herkert

Academy Secretary

Christina Conerly

Elementary Coordinator
Middle / High School Academy

Eva Pataki

Math (middle and high school)

Karen Koch

Humanities (middle school)

Michael Horvath

Physical Education (all grades)

Matthew Burke

English (high school)

Sylvie Berkoben

Science (middle and high school)

Katherine Whitcomb

Academy Secretary
Home Study

Kristy Matthews

Educational Facilitator/Social Studies Specialist

Aaron Labovitz

Educational Facilitator

Karen Beers

Educational Facilitator/Spanish teacher