St. Michael Middle School Announces Faculty Changes this Fall


St. Michael School is pleased to announce the following faculty changes taking place this Fall.

Mrs. Anna-Helene Grossomanides will now be full time in the Middle School, and will be the sixth grade homeroom teacher. She will teach Social Studies along with her  Science classes.  She taught Social Studies previously in New York. Mrs. Grossomanides is an award-winning teacher with over 25 years of experience. She has been an asset to our Middle School program over the past two years and is excited to expand her time with our students.  Mrs. Grossomanides holds a Master’s Degree from Brooklyn College and has experience in Greek Orthodox, Parochial and Public schools.

Mrs. Anna Wrotniak-Brennauer will be joining the Middle School team teaching Religion and Technology. Mrs. Brennauer has a Masters of Arts in Theology and Biblical Studies from The Catholic University of Lubon, Poland, as well as an MA in Literature Studies from the University of A. Mickienwicz, in Poznan, Poland.  She recently completed an MA in Educational Technology at the University of St. Joseph in Hartford.  She is CT State certified, and also is an Adjunct Professor at Three Rivers College.

Ms. Catherine Getlein will be joining the St. Michael School to assume the position of English/Language Arts teacher in the middle school. Ms. Getlein has a BA in Education from Lenoir Rhyne University in North Carolina. She is certified in Social Science and English. She has worked for the past few years in North Carolina at the North Rowan Middle School and at Statesville High School.

We are looking forward to a great school year!