Ben Arendsee

Ben Arendsee

English Department

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education: BA Vermont College, MAT Marlboro
Courses taught:
English 10
English 10 Honors
Horror Literature and Film
Literature to Film

Brianne Barnes

Brianne Barnes

Athletic Director

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education: Keene State College: BS Physical Education

Carolyn Bruckner

Carolyn Bruckner

Math Department

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education: Connecticut College BA Mathematics; University of Vermont Masters in Education
Courses taught:
Geometry
Algebra 2
Algebra 2 Honors

Dawn  Burleson

Dawn Burleson

Administrative Assistant

Started at Oxbow 2016

Deborah Buttacavoli

Deborah Buttacavoli

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Hannah Calley

Hannah Calley

Art Department

Started at Oxbow 2015
Education: Colgate University BA in History and minor in Art History; Colby Saywer : Art Education
Courses taught:
Mud Studio
Ceramics
Digital Photography and Communication

Vicky Carson

Vicky Carson

Science Department

Started Oxbow 2013
Education: Cornell University: BS Animal Science; Virginia Tech: Master’s Dairy Science and University of New Hampshire: PhD in Animal and Nutritional Sciences.
Courses taught:
Chemistry
Chemistry CP
Chemistry Honors
General Physics
Nutritional Science

David Cassidy

David Cassidy

English Department

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education: Bridgewater State University: BA Communications; University of California: MAT English.
Courses taught:
Creative Composition
Detective Literature
English 8
English 8 Challenge
Writing for Life
Young Adult Literature

Andrew Chobanian

Andrew Chobanian

Social Studies Department

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education: Norwich University: BA Criminal Justice; Upper Valley Educators Institute: MA Teaching
Courses taught:
Senior Seminar
American Government
Crime and Law

Katherine Chobanian

Guidance Department

Started 2011.
B.S. Exercise Science University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.S. Applied Educational Psychology School Counseling Concentration Northeastern University

Mary Coffrin

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 1999

Vickie Darby

Vickie Darby

Registrar

Started at Oxbow 1999

Brad DeGoosh

Brad DeGoosh

Behavior Interventionist

Started at Oxbow 2004
Education:
Castleton State College: BS Physical Education

Hayle Eastman

Hayle Eastman

Physical Education Department

Started at Oxbow 2016
Education Lyndon State College: BA Exercise Science
Courses taught
PE 7
PE 8
Health
Team Sports

Barry Emerson

Barry Emerson

Physical Education Department

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education Lyndon State College: BA Physical Education
Courses taught
PE 7
PE 8
PE 9
Adaptive PE both for Middle School and High School
Fitness PE

Diane Evans

Diane Evans

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2005
Education:
New Hampshire Community College: Associate Degree ; Early Childhood Education
Granite State College :BA ; Teaching Young Children With Special Needs
Grand Canyon University : MEd ; Special Education

John Fields

John Fields

Paraeducator
Shawn French

Shawn French

Physical Education Department

Courses taught:
Life-Long Activity
Team Sports
PE 7
PE 8

Ramona Gallant

Ramona Gallant

Special Education Department
Laura Gardner

Laura Gardner

Math Department

Started at Oxbow 2006
Education: Salem State University: BA in Mathematics and MA Education.
Courses taught:
Algebra 1 CP
Geometry Honors

Val Gieselman

Val Gieselman

Social Studies Department

Started at Oxbow 1994
Education: Castleton State College BA Social Studies for Secondary Education.
Course taught
Social Studies 8
Social Studies 8 Challenge
US History
US History 8 CP

Chelsey Glaude

Chelsey Glaude

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

David (Doc) Gordon

David (Doc) Gordon

Technology Coordinator
Jessica Gregoropoulos

Jessica Gregoropoulos

Special Education Secretary
Cindy Hall

Cindy Hall

Fine Arts Department

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

Sharon Harkay

English Department

Started at Oxbow 2000
Education: Montclair State University BA English; St Michael’s College MEd
Courses taught:
Small Town Literature
Other Places, Different Voices
Sports Literature
Self Selected Reading
Film Studies
Outdoor Literature

Donna Hatch

Donna Hatch

Mathematics Department

Courses Taught
Eighth Grade Mathematics
Eighth Grade Algebra
Mechanical Math

Carl Hildebrandt

Carl Hildebrandt

Science Department

Started at Oxbow at 2008
Education: Millersville University: BSE in Earth Science
Courses taught:
New England Landscapes
Earth Science
Astronomy

Kim Hirschman

Kim Hirschman

Study Hall Monitor

Education: Jamestown Community College: AAS Human Services

Trevor Holliday

Trevor Holliday

Social Studies Department

Started at Oxbow 2016
Courses Taught:
Social Studies 7
Social Studies 7 Challenge

Lisa Maus Jones

Lisa Maus Jones

Science Department

Started at Oxbow High 1993
Education: Virginia Tech BS in Science Education
Courses taught:
Forensics I
Forensics II
Science 7
Science 7 Challenge

Barbara Joslyn

Barbara Joslyn

Library Assistant

Started at River Bend 1992
Moved to Oxbow 2014
Education: ParaPro Certification

Dan Lemay

Dan Lemay

Math Department

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education: Johnson State College BS Mathematics; Saint Michael’s College MEd
Courses taught:
AP Calculus
AP Statistics
Precalculus

Sarah McKelvey

Sarah McKelvey

Foreign Language Department

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education: University of Vermont BA Engish; St. Michael’s College MEd
Courses taught
Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV/V

Wendy Mackenzie

Wendy Mackenzie

Family and Consumer Science

Started at Oxbow 2008
Education: University of Vermont BS Fashion Merchandising and Related Arts and a Masters in Teaching
Courses taught:
Local Foods
Hands on Plants
Family and Consumer Science 7
Family and Consumer Science 8
Foods From USA

Matthew Madan

Matthew Madan

English Department

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education:
Evergreen State College: BA Education, Plymouth State University MEd.
Courses taught:
English 9
English 9 Honors
AP Language and Composition

Crystal Mattson

Crystal Mattson

Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Started at Oxbow 2016

Elizabeth Mott

Elizabeth Mott

Special Education Department
Laura Nelson

Laura Nelson

Foreign Language Department

Started at Oxbow in 1989
Education: University of Vermont BA French, Trinity College of Vermont BA Education
Education:
French I
French II
French III
French IV/V

Heather Pattangall

Heather Pattangall

Special Education Department

Started at Oxbow 2016

Nic Phillips

Nic Phillips

Librarian

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education:
BFA in Animation, Savannah College of Art & Design
Certificate in Web Publishing, American Military University
Courses taught:
7th Grade - Survey of Technology
8th Grade - Real World Technology

Erica Pierson

Erica Pierson

Paraeducator
Ted Pogacar

Ted Pogacar

English Department

Started at Oxbow 1990
Education: Boston College BA English
Courses taught:
English 7
English 7 Challenge
Sweet and Sour
AP Literature and Composition

Betsy Pond

Betsy Pond

Social Studies Department

Started at Oxbow 2014
Education: University of Montana Bozeman BA History
Courses taught:
World History II CP
World History Honors
US History CP

Kara Raymond

Kara Raymond

Special Educator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Anne Rising

Anne Rising

Special Education

Started at Oxbow 1991
Education: Trinity College (Vermont): BA with majors in English, Psychology and Special Education; Keene State College MA Special Education
Course taught
Individualized Instruction

Perry Schwarz

Perry Schwarz

Facilities Director

Started at Oxbow 2016

Phyllis Shea

Phyllis Shea

School Nurse

Started at Oxbow: 1992
Education:
University of Pittsburgh: BS in Biology
Case Western Reserve University: B.S.N in Nursing from

Amy Sherman

Amy Sherman

Paraeducator
Bernadette Smith

Bernadette Smith

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2004

Karen Smith

Karen Smith

Paraeducator
Sherri Smith

Sherri Smith

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2004

Anthony Stevens

Anthony Stevens

Driver Education

Started at Oxbow 2013
Education: University of Vermont: Physical Education
Courses taught:
Driver Education

Tim Stockman

Tim Stockman

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Ryan Stredny

Ryan Stredny

Science Department

Started at Oxbow 2015
Courses taught:
Science 8
Science 8 Challenge
Physics

Jessie Sylvester

Jessie Sylvester

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016

Patti Valley

Patti Valley

Science Department

Started at Oxbow 2000
Education: American International College BA Biology and MEd
Courses taught:
Biology
Biology CP
Biology Honors
AP Biology

Emily Willems

Emily Willems

Social Studies Department

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education: Goshen College BA History Education.
Courses taught:
World History I
World History I CP
World History I Honors
Psychology
AP US History

Rose Marie Wood

Rose Marie Wood

Paraeducator
Robin Wozny

Robin Wozny

Math Department

Started at Oxbow 1987
Education: Castleton State College BS Education
Courses taught:
Math 7
Math 7 Challenge
Math 7 / 8 Skills

Heidi Wright

Heidi Wright

Paraeducator

Started at Oxbow 2016