Get to Know Us

The faculty and staff at Ridgway MS/HS work as a team to provide a positive environment and a high-quality educational experience for every student. We are happy to discuss any concerns you may have to address individual needs. Please contact any member of our team; we’d love to get to know you better.

Administration

Tom Podpora

Principal

Billie Jo Coudriet

Principal’s Secretary

Shawn Hofmann

Assistant Principal/
Athletics Director

Laura Lynch

Guidance/ Attendance Secretary

Patricia Schaut

MS/HS Guidance

Tabitha Muth

MS/HS Nurse

Sarah Backus

Cafeteria Director

High School Teachers

Karen Brown

Social Studies

Rachel Chamberlain

Social Studies

Kathleen Cortina

Special Education

Emily Dyne

English

Gary Gerber, II

Physics

Katie Grubbs

French

Brian Hinton

Math, Library

Joseph Kemick

Math

Kara Morelli

Math

Kerri Raybuck

Biology

Rosemarie Schaut

English

Sarah Uhrin

Chemistry

Middle School Teachers

Michael Ames

Social Studies

Carol Gaudino

Math

Mark Heindl

Social Studies

Jamie LaBenne

Special Education

Jessica Marche

English

Jennifer Martino

Instructional Support

Michael Martino

Science

Chelsey Murray

Special Education

Jennifer Olay

Math

Ray Smith

English

Anita Wolfganger

Math

Middle/High School Specials

Megan Berquist

Health & Consumer Science

Rita Buhite

STEM K-12

Heather Holstine

Special Education

Theresa Morley-Palmer

Band/Music

Dustin Oknefski

Technical Education

Curtis Olson

Business

Jason Phipps

Music/Performing Arts

Bryan Slattery

Physical Education & Health

Betsy Stitt

Spanish

Ken Vogt

Special Education

Todd Voss

Technical Education

Cynthia Wolfel

Emotional Support

Paraprofessionals

Dale Fox

Jessica King

Tina Konen

Deborah Oknefski

Heidi Stark

Britnee Thorwart

Stephen Amacher

Technology

Kimberly Morgan

Assistant Tech Director

Jane Skraba