2022-2023 SOMS Staff List

*Denotes Team Leaders

A Note on Teams:

While math teachers are assigned teams, SOMS students are often assigned to math teachers outside of their team, based on the math level they are taking for the year. Therefore, we have the math teachers listed in a separate category from the teams, except where the math teachers are also the team leaders. If you need to contact your student’s team for any reason, it is important you include the math teacher your student has, even if they aren’t officially part of your student’s team.

District e-mail addresses are created by using the person’s first initial along with up to the first seven letters of their last name, followed by


Abella, Linda* Science
Barnhart, Johanna Social Studies
Goglia, Francesca ELA


McClure, Jennifer* Science
Kong, Juliana Social Studies
Pierce, Kyndell ELA


Keegan, Lauren* Social Studies
Hylton, Venice Science
Hillman, Brandon ELA


Spagnuolo, Meghan* Social Studies
Guastella, Frank Science
Maderna, Lisa ELA


Chirlo, Nicole* Science
Sumner, Jacob Social Studies
Chayt, Melissa ELA


Cicenia, Anthony* Science
Aburomi, Daniah Social Studies
Baily-Yavonditte, Daniel ELA


McGlotten, Lynn* ELA
Bibighaus, Jania Science
Cadet, Jason Social Studies
McArdle, Shauna ELA


Elson, Anna* Social Studies
Baer, Stephen Science
Rowe, Amy ELA


Rosen, Hillary* Special Education
Hill, Kelly Science
Buckley, William Social Studies
Quatrone, Brianna ELA


Queiruga, Raul 6th Grade [Team A ]
Diaz, Kaitlyn 6th Grade [Team B]
Squires, Jessica 6th Grade [Team C]
Harris, Elizabeth 7th Grade [Team B]
LiPuma, Elizabeth 7th Grade [Team A]
DeLeon, Christina 7th Grade [Team C]
Catalano, Giulia 8th Grade [Team C]
Lawson, Kimberly 8th Grade [Team B]
Lim, Ji Yeon 8th Grade [Team C]
McGlotten, Lynn* All Grades, Academic Intervention Teacher

Special Education: 6th Grade

Avendano, Kelly 6th Grade
Chance, Raemona 6th Grade
Gilligan, Holly 6th Grade
Mazzarella, Amanda 6th Grade
Winter, Ben 6th Grade
Robinson, Deborah 6th Grade
Jurist, Susan 6th Grade

Special Education: 7th Grade

Mazer, Julia 7th Grade
Jurist, Susan 7th Grade
Meade, Meghin 7th Grade
Heunermund, Samantha 7th Grade
Piccirillo, Lynn 7th Grade
Ruocco, Deborah 7th grade
Robinson, Deborah 7th Grade

Special Education: 8th Grade

Hampton, Talaya 8th Grade
Peters, Briel, Debra 8th Grade
Parke, Cameron 8th Grade
Rosen, Hilary 8th Grade
Robinson, Deborah 8th Grade

Other Special Education

Dennehy, Caitlin All Grades, MD Class
Saraceno, Ashley All Grades, ABA Class

Media Center & Technology

Tazewell, Lora Media Specialist/Library
Conley, Michael Tech Ed Trainer
Lawrence, Meredith STEM

World Languages

Phelan, Cynthia 6th, 7th Grade, Spanish
Li, Xueyin 6th, 7th, 8th Grade, Mandarin
Witrock, Michelle 6th, 8th Grade, Spanish
Reyes, Ana 7th, 8th Grade Spanish
Santos, Karen 8th Grade, Spanish

Physical Education

Garcia, Michelle
Noble, Elyssia
Thomas, Jarell

Related Arts

Cook, William Orchestra
DiDiego, Chelsea Band
Ezzo, Jake Chorus
Ehrlich, Lindsay Art
MacPherson, Lisa Art
Bowe (Laviola), Kara Drama


Walsh, Lauren All Grades A-L
Singh, Paul All Grades M-Z


Turpin, Keith Nurse

Child Study Team & Social Workers

Franza, Dana LDTC
Goodwin, Fajr Social Worker
Petchers, Penny Psychologist
Shoats, SantaMaria I-Step Academic
Steiner, Alison Social Worker
Zarabi, Michael I-Step Program

Administration & Support Staff

Irby, Lynn Principal
Jennings, James Assistant Principal
Waldron, James Assistant Principal
Ritchwood, Sandra Main Office Secretary
Smith, Bernadine Office Manager
Hellstern, Bonnie Guidance Secretary
Ellis, Sabina Data Entry Secretary
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