Meet Our Staff

Ben Arendsee

English

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education:

  • MAT Marlboro

  • BA Vermont College

Courses taught:

  • English 10

  • English 10 Honors

  • Horror Literature and Film

  • Literature to Film

Carolyn Bruckner

Mathematics

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education:

University of Vermont Masters in Education

Connecticut College BA Mathematics

Courses taught:

  • Geometry

  • Algebra 2

  • Algebra 2 Honors

Amanda Bugbee

Special Education Lead Teacher

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

Lyndon State College: Masters of Education

Deborah Buttacavoli

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Hannah Calley

Art

Started at Oxbow 2015
Education:

  • Colgate University: BA in History and minor in Art History

  • Colby Saywer: Art Education

Courses taught:

  • Ceramics

  • Intro to Art

  • Digital Photography

  • Mud Studio

  • Art History

  • Art 7

  • Art 8 

Vicky Carson

Science

Started Oxbow 2013
Education:

University of New Hampshire: PhD in Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Virginia Tech: Master’s Dairy Science

Cornell University: BS Animal Science

Courses taught:

  • Chemistry

  • Chemistry CP

  • Chemistry Honors

  • Physics CP

  • Eighth Grade Physical Science

Andrew Chobanian

Social Studies

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education:

Upper Valley Educators Institute: MA Teaching

Norwich University: BA Criminal Justice


Courses taught:

  • Senior Seminar

  • American Government

  • Crime and Law

Derek Cipriano

Athletic/Activities Director

Started at Oxbow 2018

Cindy Clemence

Paraeducator

Mary Coffrin

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 1999

Terry Cromack

Director of Buildings and Grounds

Started at Oxbow 2017

Vickie Darby

Registrar

Started at Oxbow 1980

Stephen Dutilly

Information Technology

Hayle Eastman

Physical Education

Started at Oxbow 2016
Education

  • Lyndon State College: BA Exercise Science

Courses taught

7th Grade Physical Education

8th Grade Physical Education 

Fitness Physical Education

7th Grade Wellness Rotation

8th Grade Wellness Rotation 

Public Relations/Communication 

Barry Emerson

Physical Education

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education: 

Lyndon State College- BS Physical Education

Courses taught

PE 7
PE 8
Adaptive PE both for Middle School and High School
Health 9

Diane Evans

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2005
Education:

  • Grand Canyon University : M.Ed ; Special Education

  • Granite State College :BA ; Teaching Young Children With Special Needs

  • New Hampshire Community College: Associate Degree: Early Childhood Education

John Fields

Paraeducator

Andrew Fisher

Social Studies and the Boys Soccer Coach

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

  •  B.A. University of Texas at Tyler 

Courses taught

  • World Geography (7th)

  • U.S. History Challenge (9th) 

Shawn French

Physical Education

Started at Oxbow 1997

Education:

Castleton State University: BS in Physical Education

Courses taught:

  • Life-Long Activity

  • Team Sports

  • Physical Education 7
     

Ramona Gallant

Special Education Teacher and Case Manager

Started at Oxbow 2004

Education

  •  B.S.  University of Massachusetts

  • M. Ed.  Keene State College Special Education 

  • Graduate Courses,  Vermont Higher Ed. Collaborative 

Course taught

  •  Alternative Language arts and Math 

Kathy Garone

School Counselor

Started at Oxbow 1991

Education

  • Plymouth State College, M.Ed, School

  • Keene State College, BA, Psychology, AA, Alcohol Studies.

Duties include:

Guidance and Counseling

Valerie Gieselman

Social Studies

Started at Oxbow 1994
Education:

  • Castleton State College BA Social Studies for Secondary Education.

Course taught

  • Social Studies 8
    Social Studies 8 Challenge
    Grade 9 US History CP  

Jessica Gregoropoulos

Special Education Secretary

Started at Oxbow 2016

Special Education/Front Office Secretary 

Cindy Hall

Fine Arts

Started at Oxbow 1995
Education:

  • Bowdoin College BA Music and Minor in French;

  • University of Southern Maine BA Music in Music Education.

Course taught:

Cool New Music
American POP Music
Beginning Band
Guitar 1 & 2
Music 7
Band MS / HS
Chorus

Sharon Harkay

English

Started at Oxbow 2000
Education:

  • St Michael’s College MEd

  • Montclair State University BA English

Courses taught:

Small Town Literature
Other Places, Different Voices
Sports Literature
Self Selected Reading
Film Studies
Outdoor Literature
8th Grade English

Nadja Harris

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2017

Randy Hebb

Maintenance

Started at Oxbow 1986

Kim Hirschman

Paraeducator

Education:

  • Jamestown Community College: AAS Human Services

Lisa Maus Jones

Science

Started at Oxbow High 1994
Education:

  • Virginia Tech BS in Science Education

Courses taught:

Forensics I
Forensics II
Science 7
Science 7 Challenge

Barbara Joslyn

Library Assistant

Started at River Bend 1992
Moved to Oxbow 2014

Education:

  • ParaPro Certification

Zachary M. Lang

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2019

Paraprofessional with a ParaPro Certification

Dan Lemay

Mathematics

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education:

  • Saint Michael’s College MEd

  • Johnson State College BS Mathematics

Courses taught:

Challenge 8 Math
Personal Finance
Statistics
Precalculus

Web Design

Kim Longmoore

Maintenance

Matthew Madan

English

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education:

  • Plymouth State University MEd.

  • Evergreen State College: BA Education

 Courses taught:

English 9
English 9 Honors
AP Language and Composition

Sarah McKelvey

World Langauges

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education:​

  • University of Vermont BA Engish;

Courses taught

Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV/V

Elizabeth Mott

Special Education

Started at Oxbow 1997

Special Education Case Manager 

John "Jack" Palmer

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow in 2018

Erica Pierson

Paraeducator

Ted Pogacar

English

Started at Oxbow 1990
Education:

  • Boston College BA English

Courses taught:

English 7
English 7 Challenge
Sweet and Sour

Amanda Regis, MSW, LICSW, LADC

Little Rivers Clinician

Started at Oxbow 2018

Education

  •  MSW/University of New Hampshire 

Lomond Richardson

School Counseling Coordinator

Started at Oxbow: 2007

Education

  • Lyndon State College: BS in Special Education

  • Plymouth State University: Master of Education

Kristin Rimal

Social Studies

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

  • Northern Vermont University MEd  2019

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison BA History 1988

                                                      Minor in Women's Studies

Courses taught

  • World History

  • Gender Studies

  • Contemporary Studies

Leeanna Roy

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Cassie Saikin

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education:

  • Simmons College: BS Biology

  • Plymouth State University: M.A.T. Science Education 

Courses Taught 

  • 8th Grade Science

  • 9th Grade Earth Science

  • New England Landscapes 

Phyllis Shea

School Nurse

Started at Oxbow: 1992
Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh: BS in Biology

  • Case Western Reserve University: B.S.N in Nursing

Amy Sherman

Paraeducator

Sherri Smith

Bookkeeper

Started at Oxbow 2004

Karen Smith

Paraeducator

Bernadette Smith

Student Services Secretary

Started at Oxbow 2004

Marsha Sutherland

Mathematics

Started at Oxbow 2018

Education

  • University of Vermont: M.Ed

  • Johnson State College BS Mathematics

Courses Taught

Math 7

Challenge Math 7

Math Interventionist

Dan Thomas

Mathematics and Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

B.A. Environmental Engineering

Courses taught

  • Grade 8

  • Algebra 1

  • Geometry (Honors)

Marcia Tomlinson

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2017

Patti Valley

Science

Started at Oxbow 2001
Education:

  •  B.A. Biology M. Ed. American International College 

Courses taught:

  •  AP Biology
  • 10th grade Biology
  • Elective Science Classes 

Jean Wheeler

Principal

Started at Oxbow 2016

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Springfield College

  • Master of Education, Lyndon State College

Rose Marie Wood

Paraeducator

Robin Wozny

Assitant Principal

Started at Oxbow 1987
Education:

University of Vermont: MEd

Castleton State College BS Education

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