Faculty and Staff

2020-2021

Mrs. Nicole Anthony

Mathematics

Mrs. Nicole Anthony

Mathematics

Mrs. Anthony is our sixth grade mathematics teacher and sixth grade homeroom teacher. She earned a BA and M.Ed. at Providence College. Mrs. Anthony has been with us for several years teaching mathematics at our high school. She is a parishioner of Our Lady of Victory.

Mrs. Jacqueline Battles

Science

Mrs. Jacqueline Battles

Science

Mrs. Battles is a graduate of Salve Regina College. She is a member of the New England League of Middle Schools. Mrs. Battles serves as the co-moderator of our National Junior Honor Society and SFXP cheerleading coach. Mrs. Battles has been a faculty member since the second year of the school’s opening.

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language, Arts, and Reading

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language, Arts, and Reading

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language, Arts, and Reading

Mrs. Burch holds B.A. from Stonehill College and a J. D. from the New England School of Law. She is a member of the New England League of Middle Schools. Mrs. Burch serves as co-moderator of the National Junior Honor Society and the Social Action Club.

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano

Admissions Director

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano

Admissions Director

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano

Admissions Director

Mrs. Canzano holds a B.A. from St. Anselm College and a M. Ed. from Providence College. Mrs. Canzano serves as Director of Admissions for St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School. She is member of the school advancement and strategic planning committee.

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr

Religion

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr

Religion

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr joins SFXP as our grades five and six religion teacher and grade six homeroom teacher. Mrs.Carr earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Saint Bonaventure University. All three of Mrs. Carr’s daughters are graduates of SFXP. Mrs. Carr is a member of Elizabeth Seton Church.

Mr. Ernie Christian

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mrs. Elizabeth DiPreta

Dance

Mrs. Elizabeth DiPreta

Dance

Mrs. DiPreta is our dance teacher in the Arts Program. She received her BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has studied dance for many years, including classes at the Boston Ballet and various dance workshops.  Mrs. DiPreta has worked on Cape as a choreographer for the past 7 years and has been a dedicated dance instructor since 2006. She is a parishioner of St. Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth.

Mrs. Susanna Downs

English

Mrs. Susanna Downs

English

Ms. Susanna Downs will be serving as our grade seven English teacher and homeroom teacher.  Ms. Downs earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from Stonehill College and her Master of Education from Lesley University with a concentration in Children’s Literature.  Ms. Downs is a member of Our Lady of Victory Parish.

Mr. Richard Fazzi

Mr. Richard Fazzi

Athletics Director

Mr. Richard Fazzi

Athletics Director

Mr. Richard Fazzi

Athletics Director

Mr. Fazzi is the Athletics Director at St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Prep Hyannis.  He has a degree in Business Management from Becker College and a Masters in Sports Leadership from Lasell College.  Mr. Fazzi is father to three small children, where they attend St. Francis Xavier Parish in Weymouth.  Outside of the classroom, Mr. Fazzi also serves as the boys' basketball coach.

Mrs. Laureen Fish

Mrs. Laureen Fish

Technology/Social Studies

Mrs. Laureen Fish

Technology/Social Studies

Mrs. Laureen Fish

Technology/Social Studies

Mrs. Laureen Fish will be serving as our grade five technology teacher and grade six social studies teacher.  She will also be the webmaster and in charge of social media.  Most recently, she was the office manager, Pre-K and Kindergarten music teacher and Makerspace Moderator at St. Margaret Primary School.  Mrs. Fish earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Music from Salem State College.  Mrs. Fish is a member of Christ the King parish.

Mr. Richard Fish

Mr. Richard Fish

Performing Arts Director

Mr. Richard Fish

Performing Arts Director

Mr. Richard Fish

Performing Arts Director

Mr. Fish holds a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology, a Master of Divinity from St. Joseph’s Seminary, and a M.S. Ed. from Simmons College. Mr. Fish was the former founding Director of Performing Arts at Landmark School (1995-2011). He holds Massachusetts Professional Teacher Licenses in Music and Special Education. Mr. Fish performs professionally with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra.

Ms. Lucy Foran

Ms. Lucy Foran

Special Education Coordinator

Ms. Lucy Foran

Special Education Coordinator

Ms. Lucy Foran

Special Education Coordinator

Ms. Lucy Foran will be our first direct services special education coordinator, effective with the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Foran returns to the Cape from Florida, where she served as Principal of Academie da Vinci Charter School (Dunedin, FL). Previously, she held the positions of Program Director and Director of Education at Latham Centers (Brewster, MA). She is a graduate of Bridgewater State University (M.A., Clinical Psychology), Lesley University (M.Ed), and Stonehill College (B.A., Psychology), and has completed advanced coursework in Special Education Administration at American International College. Ms. Foran holds Massachusetts certifications in Special Education Administration and Moderate Special Needs (5-12).

Ms. Melanie Griswold

Ms. Melanie Griswold

Language, Arts, and Reading

Ms. Melanie Griswold

Language, Arts, and Reading

Ms. Melanie Griswold

Language, Arts, and Reading

Ms. Griswold is our sixth-grade reading and language arts teacher and is a sixth-grade homeroom teacher.  She earned her BA in Public and Community Service Studies at Providence College and is pursuing her M.Ed. at American International College.  Ms. Griswold holds a Massachusetts teaching license for grades 1-6.  She is a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc in Orleans.

Ms. Kristin Groves

Science

Ms. Kristin Groves

Science

Ms. Groves is our seventh and eighth grade science teacher.  She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Framingham State University and a master's degree in middle school education from Lesley University.  Ms. Groves has over 20 years of teaching experience.  She is a parishioner of Holy Trinity.

Mrs. Leslie Hatton

English

Mrs. Leslie Hatton

English

Mrs. Hatton earned her BA at Assumption College and earned her M.Ed. with a concentration in middle school English education (grades 5 through 9) from Lesley College.

Her teaching experience includes O’Donnell Middle School in Stoughton, Wareham Public Schools, and most recently, Saint Margaret Regional School.

Mrs. Hatton is a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset.

Mr. Chris Haugh

Band

Mr. Chris Haugh

Band

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Mr. Scott Jordan

Maintenance

Mr. Scott Jordan

Maintenance

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Scott Jordan Maintenance Department at St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School.

Mrs. Margaret Keras

Mrs. Margaret Keras

Business Manager

Mrs. Margaret Keras

Business Manager

Mrs. Margaret Keras

Business Manager

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Margaret Keras Business Manager at St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School.

Mrs. Laura Linnell

Nurse

Mrs. Laura Linnell

Nurse

Mrs. Linnell is one of our school nurses. She earned her Associate in Science in Nursing Degree from Cape Cod Community College. Mrs. Linnell has been an RN for thirty-two years across many specialties, including critical care, hospice, and now school nursing for the past two years. She is a parishioner at Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich.

Mrs. Karin Loewen

Strings

Mrs. Karin Loewen

Strings

Mrs. Loewen is our Strings Instructor.  She has been teaching private violin, viola, and cello lessons and conducting the String Ensemble at our school since 2013.  She has a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Wheaton, IL, as well as Suzuki and MusikGarten certifications.  She is a member of Cape Cod Covenant Church in Brewster.

Ms. Elizabeth McDonough

Ms. Elizabeth McDonough

Technology/Geography

Ms. Elizabeth McDonough

Technology/Geography

Ms. Elizabeth McDonough

Technology/Geography

Miss McDonough is a graduate of Bridgewater State University. She brings with her a wealth of technological knowledge and skill. She is a skilled photographer and graphic designer. Miss McDonough is a parishioner of Our Lady of Victory.

Mr. Michael McManus

Maintenance

Mr. Michael McManus

Maintenance

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Mr. Michael McManus Maintenance at St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School.

Mrs. Mary Offiler

Mrs. Mary Offiler

Secretary/Receptionist

Mrs. Mary Offiler

Secretary/Receptionist

Mrs. Mary Offiler

Secretary/Receptionist

Mrs. Mary Offiler has been a member of the SFXP staff since its opening in 1996. Mrs. Offiler attended Bunker Hill Community College. She is The Director of Religious Education and a Eucharistic minister at St. Francis Xavier Parish.

Mrs. Maureen Philbin-Crockett

History

Mrs. Maureen Philbin-Crockett

History

Mrs. Philbin-Crocket is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Boston and holds a Master’s degree from Cambridge College. Mrs. Philbin-Crockett coordinates the eighth graders’ trip to Washington, D.C. and sponsors the Shadow Stations of the Cross during the Lenten season.

Mrs. Debbie Pickett-Mills

Art

Mrs. Debbie Pickett-Mills

Art

Mrs. Mills holds a B.A. in art with a minor in education from Appalachian State University. An award winning artist herself, Mrs. Mills’ work has been accepted into regional and national juried shows and is represented in corporate and non-corporate collections. Additionally, she is responsible for the publication of the Calliopean, our collection of student works of art and literature.

Geovana Pinheiro

Maintenance

Geovana Pinheiro

Maintenance

Mrs. Christine Roscoe

Spanish

Mrs. Christine Roscoe

Spanish

Mrs. Roscoe is a graduate of the University of Scranton with a degree in foreign languages, and holds a MPA in public administration and library science from Marywood University. A licensed yoga instructor, Mrs. Roscoe sponsors the Yoga Club as well as the Spanish Club. Mrs. Roscoe has more than thirty years of teaching experience.

Mr. Collin Russell

Mr. Collin Russell

Physical Education

Mr. Collin Russell

Physical Education

Mr. Collin Russell

Physical Education

Mr. Russell is our Physical Education teacher and Assistant Athletic Director.  He earned a BA in Physical Education Studies with a minor in Health from Eastern Connecticut State University.  Mr. Russell is our first alumni teacher.  He is a parishioner of Corpus Christi Parish in Sandwich.

Ms. Heidi Scheffler

French

Ms. Heidi Scheffler

French

Mrs. Scheffler is a graduate of Wellesley College.
Her teaching experience includes teaching English as a Foreign Language to students at Suffolk University, Boston Academy of English, and at Centre de Formation Professionnelle de la Pharmacie in Paris, France.

Mrs. Scheffler is a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc.

Mr. John Sinopoli

Mathematics

Mr. John Sinopoli

Mathematics

Mr. Sinopoli holds a B.S. in Elementary Education (k-8) license from Westfield State College. He has devoted his career to math and science instruction at the middle school level in both the public and private sector schools. He serves as co-moderator of the Bowling Club. Additionally, he served as a Senior Chief air traffic controller in the U. S. Naval Reserve.

Ms. Laurie Uguccioni

Piano

Ms. Laurie Uguccioni

Piano

Ms. Uguccioni has been teaching piano at SFXP and serving as our JPII/SFXP choral accompanist for several years. In addition to these roles, she joins us as our grades five and six general music teacher. Ms. Uguccioni earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami and her Masters of Fine Arts at New York University.

Daniel Wahle

Religion

Daniel Wahle

Religion

Mr. Wahle teaches religion for the seventh and eighth grades.  He received his B.A. from Assumption College and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Catechetics and Evangelization from Franciscan University of Steubenville.  Mr. Wahle is a parishioner of Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich where he serves as a faith formation teacher and lector.
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