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Emily Wisdom

Emily Wisdom

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

October 2, 2019

Emily Wisdom joins the St. Charles High School staff this school year as the new finance secretary. She previously worked in St. Louis at The Charity CFO, which is a business that offers accounting skills to non profit organizations. She now continues her path with finance in her position with this schoo...

Katie Ashmann

Katie Ashmann

by Patrick Benedict, Web Designer

September 10, 2019

Katie Ashmann, SCHS’s Honors English 1, English 3, and Yearbook teacher, is relatively new to the education arena, as this is only her second year teaching. However, she’s attempting to make great strides in terms of student connection. “This year I'm trying to focus on meeting and reaching as many...

Ryan Hanmore

Ryan Hanmore

by Alex Wilson, Social Media Manager

September 6, 2019

New Special Education teacher Ryan Hanmore had graduated as a pirate some years ago. He is very athletic and sports was one of the reasons he decided to become a teacher. “I came back here as a volunteer, just working with students and athletes got me really teaching,” Hanmore said.  He has a re...

Eddie Jordan

Eddie Jordan

by Danny Schneider, Polls Editor

September 6, 2019

    New paraprofessional, Eddie Jordan, graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelors in business management and a masters in business administration. Traveling was something else he wanted to do. Then he also graduated from Capella University with a special education degree.     Jor...

Burcu Yagci

Burcu Yagci

by Jay Frey, Reference Manager

September 6, 2019

Burcu Yagci High's new ELL teacher has taught English and Turkish in not only America, but her home country, Turkey. Every teacher has a reason as to why they wanted to teach the subject they do, they’re all different and unique in their own ways. “I think because of my English teacher, E...

Kim Pond

Kim Pond

by Alex Wilson, Social Media Manager

September 6, 2019

Kim Pond may be new to our district, but he is no stranger to teaching.  “Prior to joining the St. Charles High School family, I taught at a high school in Florida for six years,” Pond said. Although he taught at a school in Florida, he has not always been a teacher. In fact, he was a server a...

Ashley Howard

Ashley Howard

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

September 6, 2019

Graduate of Lindenwood University, business teacher Ashley Howard joined the St. Charles School District community as both a teacher at St. Charles High and St. Charles West. Teaching at both high schools affects her day-to-day life heavily.  “I think it has influenced my life by being more patient with everybody in ...

Beatrice Underwood-Sweet

Beatrice Underwood-Sweet

by Ella Sulwer, Social Media Manager

September 6, 2019

Growing up in Kentucky, one of our new English Language Learner and special education teachers Beatrice Underwood-Sweet wasn’t always planning on being a teacher, but to work in the world of publishing and writing.    “I wanted to originally be an acquisitions editor,” Underwood-Sweet said. “I ...

Nichole Brinkmann

Nichole Brinkmann

by Alija Ernst, Content Manager

September 6, 2019

Nichole Brinkmann, a former Pirate herself and a dedicated mother of two boys. She graduated from St. Charles High School in 2004, she then went to go to Fontbonne University and Grand Canyon University for her Master’s degree. She then found this position where she works as a Special Education te...

David Forbes

David Forbes

by Alija Ernst, Content Manager

August 30, 2019

New social studies teacher, David Forbes, makes being new look easy. David Forbes is a Social Studies teacher that has been teaching for four years going from different schools and different districts, and this is his first year as a Pirate for St. Charles High School. David Forbes went to Pattonvill...

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