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Amy Tobergte

Principal

Alicia?

Assistant Principal

Jamie Arigoni

Secretary

Dawn O'Connor

Karen Tobben

Administrative Assistant

School Nurse, RN

Faculty Contacts

OFFICE STAFF:
Principal - Amy Tobergte
Assistant Principal - 
Admin Asst - Dawn O'Connor
Secretary - Jamie Arigoni
Nurse - Karen Tobben

CLASSROOMS:
KA - Mrs. Nagel
KB - Mrs. McLane
1A - Mrs. Wenning
1B - Ms. Taaffe
2A - Ms. Prickitt
2B - Mr. Dries
3A - Mr. Castro
3B - Ms. Ligon
4A - Mrs. Carroll
4B - Mrs. Honeycutt
5A - Mr. Lynch
5B - Mrs. Hernandez

MATTHEW-MORGAN PROGRAM:
Ms. Mobley
Mrs. Phillips
Mrs. Taranto

SPECIAL AREAS:
Counselor - Mrs. Sproul
Learning Support - Mrs. Noonan
Learning Support & STEM-Mrs. Tivnan
Art & Computer - Mrs. Davis
Library - Mrs. Laney
PE - Coach Topper
Music - Mr. Pierle
Spanish - Senora Jones

CAFETERIA:
Cafe Manager - Mrs. Loeber
Cafe Assistant - Mrs. Lewis

Custodian - Mr. Celso

 

LINDA NAGEL
KA


Mrs. Nagel graduated from NIU with degrees in special education and elementary education. She has been teaching special education, learning support and kindergarten since 1978, taking off 15 years to raise her children. She is a Nani to 7 grandchildren.

LYDIA WENNING
1A


Mrs. Wenning graduated from Wingate University with a bachelor degree in early childhood education. She has been teaching for 23 years. She spent time living in London attending the University of London where she worked in a British primary school, and completed a study in British Speech & Theatre which served as a catalyst to her converting to Catholicism in 1992.

ERIN MCLANE
KB


Mrs. McLane graduated from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania with a bachelor degree in specialized studies (education and human services) with a minor in psychology. She has been teaching for 7 years in PK & K. She loves cooking and spending time with family and friends.

TERRIANN TAAFFE
1B

 

KRISTIN PRICKITT
2A


Ms. Prickitt graduated from Gettysburg College with a bachelor degree in english & elementary education and received a graduate certification in educational media from Montclair State University. She has taught for 21 years as a Librarian and 1st-3rd grade teacher. Teaching is a family business with both her parents, in-laws, sister, children and cousins all choosing to teach as a career.

MIKE DRIES
2B


Mr. Dries graduated from Virgina Tech with a bachelor in interdisciplinary studies PK-6 and recieved a master degree in elementary education from Pfeiffer University. He has taught at St. Patrick for 12 years. He is a diehard Hokie fan, a graduate of the MACS system and loves to play and host trivia.

RICARDO CASTRO
3A


Mr. Castro graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor degree in elementary education with an ESOL endorsement. He earned a masters degree from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic University in marriage and family therapy. He is also certified to teach at the middle school level. He has been teaching since 1999 in elementary and middle school and even taught R.C.I.C. while in high school. He enjoys cooking, singing in spanish and english, and playing guitar. 

HANNAH LIGON
3B


Ms. Ligon graduated from UNC Charlotte with a bachelor degree in elementary education. She began at St. Patrick as our LEAP teacher and has now taught 3rd grade for 4 years. She was born in Charlotte and is a graduate of the MACS school system and attended St. Matthew, Holy Trinity and Charlotte Catholic.

CATHERINE CARROLL
4A


Mrs. Carroll graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a bachelor degree in elementary education with a minor in children's lit. She has been teaching for 4 years. She is a graduate of the MACS system!

CHRISTINE HONEYCUTT
4B


Mrs. Honeycutt graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor degree in early childhood education. She has taught for 14 years in PK-4th grades. She is an avid Clemson tiger fan! 

CRAIG LYNCH
5A
SPAA ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
AFTER SCHOOL HEAD


Mr. Lynch graduated from UNC Charlotte with a bachelors degree in education. He has been teaching 5th grade at St. Patrick for 11 years. He graduated from Charlotte Catholic. He is an avid NY sports fan who loves the Yankees, Giants and Rangers!

ALLISON HERNANDEZ
5B


 

ALETHEA SPROUL
COUNSELOR


Mrs. Sproul graduated from Appalachian State with a bachelor degree in elementary education and received Masters in School Counseling from Gardner Webb University. She spent 3 years teaching in public school and has been a school counselor in the MACS system since 2010. She has also worked with Learning Support for the past 4 years. She is married to her high school sweetheart and has 3 children in the MACS system.

ANGELA NOONAN
LEARNING SUPPORT


Mrs. Noonan graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor degree in elementary education and a masters degree in special education. She spent 12 years teaching middle school special education and has been with St. Patrick as a teacher and learning support since ____. She has 4 children.

ANNA TIVNAN
LEARNING SUPPORT & STEM


Mrs. Tivnan graduated from Appalchian State University with a bachelor degree in ___ and received a Masters degree from Queens University in ___. She taught for several years beginning in 1997 with CMS and joined the staff of St. Patrick in 2015. She is a third generation Charlottean!

AMY DAVIS
COMPUTER & ART

 

JULIE LANEY
LIBRARIAN


Mrs. Laney graduated from Samford University with a degree in early childhood, special and elementary education. She earned a masters degree in elementary education from the University of Alabama and is a certified librarian. She has been the Librarian at St. Patrick for 5 years and has experience teaching first and second grade as well. She enjoys working as a freeland writer and connecting with local authors and illustrators. Many of her teaching ideas have been published in The Mailbox Books & Magazines. 

PATRICIA TOPPER
PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Coach Topper graduated from Towson State University with a BS in Physical Education. She has over 25 years experience teaching PE and has also spent some time teaching middle school science. She is currently studying Theology to complete her Masters degree.

 

NICK PIERLE
MUSIC


Mr. Pierle graduated from High Point University with a bachelor degree in music-vocal performance and received a masters degree from East Carolina University with choral conducting, vocal performance and vocal pedagogy. He has been teaching K-12 music for 3 years. He has a dog named Henry and enjoys hiking and traveling.

YAZMIN JONES
SPANISH


Senora Jones graduated from UNC-Greensboro with a bachelor of arts and from UNC-Charlotte with a master's degree in education. She has been teaching spanish for 15 years. She was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Charlotte and was married at St. Patrick Cathedral. She enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

WANDALYN MOBLEY
MATTHEW MORGAN PROGRAM

 

SARAH PHILLIPS
MATTHEW MORGAN PROGRAM

 

JANICE TARANTO
MATTHEW MORGAN PROGRAM