High Point Elementary School
High Point Elementary School
 

924 Duvall Highway
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410)222-6454
FAX (410)222-6456

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High Point Elementary

 

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Kindergarten
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade

                             Administration                                     ^

 Mr. Merritt    Principal

Principal Merritt

Artist: Heather V.
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: Gardening and biking.
Favorite Food: Chicken Parm
Favorite Book: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Wehberg
Family Facts: Married with two daughters and a son.

 Ms. Savage

Vice Principal

Ms. Savage

Artist: Isabel M.
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Mr. Elsis

Guidance Counselor
 

Mr. Elsis

 Artist:  Alec R.

Favorite Color:  Blue
Hobbies: Anything outdoors
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Book: Rasselas
Favorite Subject: Science
Favorite Teacher: Brother Antonio
Family Facts: One son, one daughter, and a puppy.

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                                            Kindergarten                                     ^

Mrs. Meek

Mrs. Meek 
 
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Favorite Color: Purple
Hobbies: Spending time with family and scrapbooking.
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Favorite Book: Amelia Bedelia series
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Shanfelter
Family Facts: 1 brother, 1 sister, 1 daughter and a dog named Princess.

Ms. Vernacchio

Ms. Vernacchio

Artist:  Sabrina
 
Favorite Color:  Blue
Hobbies:  Traveling, reading, and Broadway shows.
Favorite Food:  Italian
Favorite Book:  Historical novels
Favorite Subject:  English Literature
Favorite Teacher:  
Family Facts:  1 daughter and a dog named Susie.

Ms. Stocks

Ms. Kotofski

Artist:   Zoe C.
 
Favorite Color: Purple
Hobbies: Cooking, watching football, and music festivals.
Favorite Food: Buffalo chicken dip
Favorite Book: Rainbow Fish
Favorite Subject: Creative Writing
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Alden
Family Facts: Both of my parents are teachers too!

Mrs. Matulonis

Mrs. Matulonis
 
Artist:  Trey  
 
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: My kids and softball.
Favorite Food: Chipotle
Favorite Book: Romance Novels
Favorite Subject: P.E.
Favorite Teacher:  
Family Facts: Married with two children.

Ms. Hesier

Mrs. Reed
 
Artist:  Mya
 
Favorite Color: Purple (Go Ravens!)
Hobbies: Sports, gardening and painting.
Favorite Food: Crabs, steak, shrimp, spaghetti, and mashed potatoes!
Favorite Book: Heaven Is For Real
Favorite Subject: Language Arts
Favorite Teacher: Sue Carneal Wegner
Family Facts: One son and a dog named Otis.

 

 

 

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                                              First Grade                                       ^

Mrs. Morris

 
Ms. Barton
 
Artist:  Izabella M.
Favorite Color: Hot pink
Hobbies: Traveling and watching sports.
Favorite Food: Enchiladas
Favorite Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Favorite Subject: Math & Science
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Metzbower
Family Facts: My husband is from Scotland and we have a son, Harrison.

 

Mrs. Sprague

 
Ms. Keck
 
Artist:  Chloe A.
Favorite Color: Purple
Hobbies: Singing, theater, and travel.
Favorite Food: Chocolate!
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Subject: Reading
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Underwood
Family Facts: My family loves to perform in musical theater productions.

 

Mrs. Martini

Mrs. Martini
 
Artist:  Tori
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: Bike riding with my children.
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Book: Elephant and Piggie series
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Mask
Family Facts: One daughter, one son, and one dog named Spanky!

Mrs. Surles

 MWHITE-SURLES@aacps.org

Mrs. Surles
 
Artist:  Winni W.
Favorite Color: Yellow
Hobbies: Movies and shopping!
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Favorite Book: I know why the Caged Bird Sings
Favorite Subject: Reading
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Dixon
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Ms. Zimmerman

 
Ms. Zimmerman
 
Artist:  Sara K.
Favorite Color: Teal
Hobbies: Going to Orioles games!
Favorite Food: Primo pasta
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Subject: Art
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Briggs
Family Facts: My little sister is now a substitute teacher!

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                                          Second Grade                                       ^

Mrs. Gavin

 
Mrs. Gavin
 
Artist:  Gabby C.
Favorite Color: Blue
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Favorite Book: Bear Snores On
Favorite Subject: Writing
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Hackett
Family Facts: Married with two daughters.
Ms. Colvin
 
Favorite Color: Green
Hobbies: Playing sports, listening to music, and reading.
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Book: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
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Family Facts: My family lives in Buffalo, NY. I have two sisters and a brother.

Mrs. Melnick

 
Mrs. Melnick
 
Artist:  Ashley
Favorite Color: Pink and yellow
Hobbies: Flower arranging, walking, and  collecting postcards.
Favorite Food: Crab cakes and fruit 
Favorite Book: History and Mysteries
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Stone
Family Facts: Married, one sister, lots of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Krick

 
Mrs. Krick
 
Artist:  Sharon W.
Favorite Color: Yellow
Hobbies: Snowmobiling, reading, and scrapbooking
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Favorite Book: The Giving Tree
Favorite Subject: Reading
Favorite Teacher: Sister Mary
Family Facts: Married with a son and a daughter.

  

Mrs. Parker

 
Mrs. Parker
 
Artist:  Evelyn D.
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: My two children
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Favorite Book: Cookbooks!
Favorite Subject: Reading and Science
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Doan
Family Facts: One son and one daughter.

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                                             Third Grade                                      ^

Mrs. Morris

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Mrs. Morris
Artist:  Paige H.
Favorite Color: Pink
Hobbies: Traveling, photography, and bike riding. 
Favorite Food:  Macaroni and cheese!
Favorite Book: Where the Wild Things Are
Favorite Subject: P.E.
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Merrill
Family Facts: I'm half British and have a cat named Kairi.

Mrs. Whipp

 MTHACKERWHIPP@aacps.org

Ms. Thacker
Artist:  Delaney H.
Favorite Color: Green
Hobbies: Reading, running, and renovating.
Favorite Food:  Soup and salad
Favorite Book: Historical Fiction books
Favorite Subject: Science
Favorite Teacher: My mom
Family Facts: I'm surrounded by boys!


                             

Mrs. Hurman

SHURMAN@aacps.org 

Mrs. Hurman
Artist:  Cassidy S.
Favorite Color: Blue and red
Hobbies: Reading, going to the beach, and going to O's games!
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Book: Mystery books
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Stevens
Family Facts: I'm married with two daughters and a dog.

   

Ms. White 

Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: Playing soccer, drawing, and shopping!
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Book: Oh The Places You'll Go!
Favorite Subject: Writing
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Truxon and Mrs. Kujan
Family Facts: One sister and six dogs!

Mrs. Sutton

 NSUTTON@aacps.org

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Favorite Color: Mint Green
Hobbies: Sports
Favorite Food: Chicken tenders and French fries!
Favorite Book: Where The Wild Things Are
Favorite Subject: Language Arts
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Hambor
Family Facts: Married with two dogs.

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                                          Fourth Grade                                      ^

Mrs. Bennett

MDIBENE-BENNETT@aacps.org 

 
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Favorite Color: Green
Hobbies: Crabbing, crafting, and pinteresting!
Favorite Food: Ravioli
Favorite Book: The Notebook
Favorite Subject: Science
Favorite Teacher: My mom
Family Facts: Married with two little girls.

Mrs. Brady

 ABRADY@aacps.org

Mrs. Schwartsmann
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Favorite Color: Orange
Hobbies: Sports & Reading
Favorite Food: Vegetables
Favorite Book: The Napping House
Favorite Subject: Language Arts & Math
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Lane ~ She gave me my love for reading
Family Facts: Has 2 sisters

 

Mrs. Meeks

 

Mrs. Meeks
Artist:  Amalia S.
Favorite Color: pink & yellow
Hobbies: reading & traveling
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Favorite Book: Pickle Chiffon Pie
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. White~made learning fun!
Family Facts: 1 energetic son!

Mrs. Russo

 

Mrs. Russo
Artist:  Kaitlyn P.
Favorite Color: blue
Hobbies: Reading and playing with her grandson
Favorite Food:  sugar cookies
Favorite Book: A Redbird Christmas
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Miss Anderson~taught us to sew
Family Facts: 2 children- Cami and Corey. 2 grandchildren Taylor and Logan, one more on the way!

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                                             Fifth Grade                                       ^

Mrs. Cappellini

 

Mrs. Cappellini
Artist:  Breana P.
Favorite Color: green
Hobbies: swimming & reading
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Favorite Book: Summer of the Monkeys
Favorite Subject: Science
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Dempsey~made learning fun
Family Facts: 1 daughter & 1 dog

Mrs. Dingman

 

Mrs. Dingman
Artist:  Caitlyn C.
Favorite Color: red
Hobbies: scrapbooking, reading, & family time
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Favorite Author: Judy Blume
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. O’Brien~she was kind & helpful
Family Facts: 1 son & 1 daughter

Mrs. Ferrell

 

Mrs. Ferrell
Artist: Nick B.
Favorite Color: Green
Hobbies: Exercising & Walking
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Book:  
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Teacher: Any teacher that does not give up on their students
Family Facts: 2 kids 1 son and one daughter

Mrs. Winslow

 

Mrs. Winslow
Artist:  Kayla D.
Favorite Color: red
Hobbies: softball, antiques, reading, & football
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Favorite Book: the Harry Potter series
Favorite Subject: Science
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Hughes & Mrs. McKibben
Family Facts: 2 kids & 1 pug

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Ms. Beddia

 

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Hobbies: Traveling, reading, and painting.
Favorite Food: Crabs and sushi
Favorite Book: The Dot
Favorite Subject: Art
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Howard
Family Facts: I come from a large Italian family!

Ms. Hopkins

 

 
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                                   Physical Education                                   ^

Mr. Lathroum

 

Mr. Lathroum
Artist:  Kym C.
Favorite Color: Purple, black, and orange
Hobbies: Sewing, knitting, and eating.
Favorite Food: Bologna and cheese
Favorite Book: The Only Way I Know
Favorite Subject: Art
Favorite Teacher: Dr. Kehrwald
Family Facts: One daughter and a pet walrus.

 

 

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                                                 Music                                              ^

Mrs. Thorne

 

Mrs. Thorne
Artist:  Taylor C.
Favorite Color: yellow
Hobbies: going to the movies
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Favorite Book: The Little House
Favorite Subject: Music
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Thorpe
Family Facts: my mom was a music teacher too

Ms. Robinson

 


 

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Mrs. McCullom – Strings

 

Favorite Color: purple
Hobbies: reading, yoga & performing the violin
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Favorite Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite Subject: Science & Music (of course!)
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Family Facts: 1 daughter

Mr. Maltese – Band

 

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Library Media^

Mrs. Wise –  Librarian

 

Mrs. Wise 
Artist:  Cheyenne K.
Favorite Color: blue
Hobbies: reading, traveling & cooking
Favorite Food:  pasta
Favorite Book: there are just too many!
Favorite Subject: Language Arts & Music
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Wilbur~taught me the joy of music
Family Facts: 1 son & 1 daughter

Mrs. Dustin – Media Specialist

 

Mrs. Dustin

Artist:  Amalia

Favorite Color: Orange
Hobbies: Reading, the beach, bike riding, step aerobics, Notre Dame Football
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Favorite Book: Cutting for Stone
Favorite Subject: Media
Favorite Teacher: Sr. Mary of Bethany ~ because of her gentle Spirit
Family Facts: 2 daughters, husband, and a cat

Mrs. Bennett – Media Assistant

 

Mrs. Bennett

 Artist:  Emily S.

Favorite Color:  
Hobbies: Reading & Gardening
Favorite Food: Chocolate
Favorite Book: I like Mysteries
Favorite Subject: English
Favorite Teacher: 10th grade English Teacher ~ I learned & retained so much
Family Facts: Married, 2 children, 4 grandchildren

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                                              Office Staff                                       ^

Mrs. Corcoran – Administrative Assistant

 

Mrs. Corcoran
Artist: Chelsey R.
Favorite Color: pink
Hobbies: Raven football & traveling
Favorite Food:  
Favorite Book: Charlotte’s Web
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Meeks~she made school fun
Family Facts: 2 kids & 1 dog

Mrs. Freburger – Administrative Assistant

 

Mrs. Freburger
Artist:  Makayla L.
Favorite Color: red, pink, & blue
Hobbies: reading mysteries, gardening, Ravens football
Favorite Food:  thin crust whole wheat pizza, steel cut oatmeal
Favorite Author: Sue Grafton
Favorite Subject: Art
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Mrs. Stephens – Administrative Assistant

 

Mrs. Stephens
Artist: Anna D.
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Mrs. Lupinek – LPN

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Ms. Moreno – RN

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Mrs. Mc Cartney - Computer Specialist

 


 
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                                   Special Education                                     ^

Mrs. Alfera 

 Mrs. Alfera
Favorite Color: green
Hobbies: traveling & hiking
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Favorite Book: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Favorite Subject: Social Studies
Favorite Teacher: Dr. Sammons~made classes fascinating!
Family Facts: 1 son, 1 daughter & 1 very large dog

                               

Mrs. Trombly

 

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Ms. Green – Teacher

 Ms. Green

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Favorite Color: green & blue
Hobbies: bingo & gardening
Favorite Food:  Goetze's Caramels
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Subject: Reading
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Slafkosky
Family Facts: 3 fabulous children, 8 brothers, 1 sister

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Mrs. Zoller Wagner 

ESOL Teacher

 

 

Favorite Color: red, pink & blue
Hobbies: knitting & cooking
Favorite Food:  blueberries
Favorite Book: Eat to Live
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Favorite Teacher: Mr. Stremba
Family Facts: met my husband in 1st grade


 

    Mrs. Cottle       Speech Pathologist

 

Mrs. Cottle
Artist: Jane L.
Favorite Color: Black
Hobbies: Home Improvement projects & Travel
Favorite Food: Cheese Steak
Favorite Book: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
Favorite Subject: Geometry
Favorite Teacher: Ms. Egan ~ She really helped guide me to make independent choices
Family Facts: Married with two kids!


 

  

 

 

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      Mrs. Taylor          Reading Specialist

 

 
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 Melissa Webster  Reading Specialist

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                          Teaching Assistants                           ^

      Mrs. Allison       Pre-K

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 Mrs. Smith    Kindergarten

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Mrs. Walton    Kindergarten

 

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  Mrs. Lang      Kindergarten 

Mrs. Lang

Artist: Madalyn

 

Hobbies: running, biking, & swimming
Favorite Color: blue
Favorite Book: anything about running
Favorite Subject: P.E.
Favorite Teacher: Mr. Dillon~ he said we could do anything!
Family Facts: 1 son & 4 cats

 

 

 

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