Our Faculty & Staff


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Administration

Rev. Dennis M. Perkins

Pastor

B.S., University of Connecticut

STB., M. Div., St. Mary’s Seminary & University

Years at Saint Michael – 21

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Doris S. Messina

Principal

B.A., Plymouth State College

MAT, Sacred Heart University

Administrator Certificate, Sacred Heart University

Years at Saint Michael – 20

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Elizabeth A. Lawrence

School Secretary

Years at Saint Michael – 21

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Amy S. Bennett

Bookkeeper

Years at Saint Michael – 14

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Pre-Kindergarten 

Pre-Kindergarten Early Childhood Learning Center:

Mary Ann Colombo

B.S., Saint Thomas Aquinas College

M.S., the College of New Rochelle

Years at Saint Michael – 2

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Sharon Drago

Teacher’s Aide

Years at Saint Michael – 1

Elementary School (K-5)

Kindergarten:

Kristen Majeika

B.S., University of Dayton

Years at Saint Michael – 4

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Melissa Grispino

Teacher’s Aide

B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Years at Saint Michael – 3

First Grade:

Paula F. Hurlburt

B.A., Mount St. Joseph College

Years at Saint Michael – 35

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Christa Reck

Teacher’s Aide

B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University

Years at Saint Michael – 6

Second Grade:

Elizabeth L. Bergel

B.A., University of Rhode Island

M.S., University of New Haven

Years at Saint Michael – 19

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Third Grade:

Cheryl Brissette

B.S., Rhode Island College

Years at Saint Michael – 11

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Fourth Grade:

Julie Gynther

B.S., Salem State College

M.S., Salem State College

Years at Saint Michael – 2

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Muireann O’Callaghan

Teacher’s Aide, Grade 4 and 5

B.A., University of Connecticut

MAT, Fordham University

Years at Saint Michael – 3

Fifth Grade:

Amy Babcock

B.A., University of Rhode Island

B.S., University of Rhode Island

Years at Saint Michael – 7

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Muireann O’Callaghan

Teacher’s Aide, Grade 4 and 5

B.A., University of Connecticut

MAT, Fordham University

Years at Saint Michael – 3

Middle School (6-8)

Sixth Grade:

Anna-Helene Grossomanides

6th Grade Homeroom

Science & Social Studies

B.A., St. Joseph College

M.S., Brooklyn College

Years at Saint Michael – 3

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Seventh Grade:

Larae Fowler

7th Grade Homeroom

Mathematics/Library

B.S., Union College

M.S., Union College

Years at Saint Michael – 8

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Anna Brennauer

Religion & Technology

M.A., The Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

M.A., University of St. Joseph

Years at St. Michael – 2

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Eighth Grade:

Catherine Getlein

8th Grade Homeroom

Literature & English

B.A., Lenoir Rhyne University

Years at Saint Michael – 2

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Additional Faculty

After School Program 

Kristin Majeika and Elizabeth Bergel

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Ms. Majeika’s Email 

Art

Rachel Aspinwall

Years at Saint Michael – 1

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Latin

Fay Abernethy

Certified Latin Instructor in Connecticut and New Jersey

Years at St. Michael – first

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Music

John Nisbet

The University of the Arts and Temple University, Philadelphia

Choral Conducting, Yale University

Years at Saint Michael – 1

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Physical Education

Sandra M. Callinan

B.S., Northeastern University

Years at Saint Michael – 13

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School Nurse

Pam Schroeder

Years at Saint Michael – 1