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Our Team

Administration and Office Staff

Name Title
John Strembitsky Principal
Kris Horb Assistant Principal
Sue Werner Acting Assistant Principal
Heather Semple Administrative Assistant (attendance)
Amy Stone  Administrative Assistant (reception)
Renee Woodruff Administrative Assistant (accounting)
Angela Marwaha Library
Mike Ma Technical Support


Name Subject
Kelley Palace Kindergarten (Cogito)
Elyse LaRiviere Kindergarten (Cogito)
Katrina Soprovich Kindergarten (Cogito)
Daneka Bischler  Kindergarten (Global) 
Azmina Dewji Grade 1 (Cogito)
Leanne Houlihan Grade 1 (Cogito) 
Malina Ternovatsky
Grade 1 (Cogito) 
Lynna Machney
Grade 1 (Global)
Kaylan Como Grade 2 (Cogito)
Tessa Wright
Grade 2 (Cogito)
Mitchell Vigneau Grade 2 (Global)
Kimberlee Williams
Grade 3 (Cogito)
Aimee Wolfram
Grade 3 (Cogito)
Melissa Zawaduk
Grade 3 (Cogito)
Chelsea Mitchell Grade 3 (Global)
Amanda Hoppenbrouwers
Grade 4 (Cogito) 
Dominique Pucci
Grade 4 (Cogito)
Jessica Woloszyn
Grade 4 (Cogito)
Sheldon Celinskis
Grade 4 (Global)
Leah Gibson
Grade 5 (Cogito) 
Daicea Hosack
Grade 5 (Cogito)
Tony Rafaat
Grade 5 (Cogito)
Natalie Schneider
Grade 5 (Cogito)
Heather Japuncic
Grade 5 (Global) 
Christine Cookson
Grade 6 (Cogito)
Brad Gibson
Grade 6 (Cogito)
Emily Groenenboom
Grade 6 (Cogito)
Nikki Stoyko
Grade 6 (Global)

Erica Baxter
Junior High 
Cameron Fischer
Junior High 
Danielle Hagg Junior High 
Cam Harding
Junior High
Matt Kinsman Junior High 
Craig Orfino
Junior High 
Alisha Plummer
Junior High 
Lee Zalasky
Junior High 

Subject Specialists

Name Subject
Jon Buryn Music
Amy Cherewyk  Art, French  
Kim Cunningham
Courtney Drake Physical Education 
Chariti Kucharski  French, Food Studies 
Ashley O'Neill    Art, French
Tanya Reidy  French 
Caitlin Roberts
 School Counsellor

Support Staff

Name Title
Huda Al-Mallah
Educational Assistant
Wafaa Alaaddin Educational Assistant
Gail Daley Educational Assistant
Heather Hansen Educational Assistant
Caitlin Horb Educational Assistant
Sherrill Ginther Educational Assistant
Shelly Marchand Educational Assistant
Darcy Parker
Educational Assistant
Tamami Sakurai
Educational Assistant
Yen Schmidt Educational Assistant
Gerry Sieben Educational Assistant
Patricia Wolff Educational Assistant
Laurie Wright Educational Assistant
Eric Paragas Head Custodian
Leomer Valencia Custodian
Marvin Cortez
Kent Hygard Custodian


Elmer S. Gish School