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Classes for the current academic year are listed below, with links to each classroom's page.

Pre-Kindergarten - Amy Scott 4th Grade - Teresa Heck
Kindergarten - Karen Thorsten 5th Grade - Stephanie Miller
1st Grade -  Maria Dombrovski 6th Grade - Marlys Van Nevel
2nd Grade - Sandy Anderson Phy Ed Class - Glenda Prom
3rd Grade - Katie Gales Computer Class - Trent Robertson
Music Teacher - Amy Walker

administrative & support staff

Christine Friederichs

Mrs. Christine Friederichs, Principal
Mrs. Friederichs is a graduate of St. Cloud State University. She has been working in Catholic Schools in the St. Cloud Diocese for 29 years. In 1994 she was the recipient of the Leadership in Education Excellence Award. Mrs. Friederichs has 3 adult children and lives with her husband, Jamie, near Rockville in the Pleasant Lake area. She loves to read, spend time at the cabin with her family, travel, and hang out with her dog, Edward.


Carol Stuckmayer

Mrs. Carol Stuckmayer, Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Stuckmayer is the Administrative Assistant, working with both the secretarial and bookkeeping duties.  Before coming to SJAS, Mrs. Stuckmayer worked in the Finance and Customer Support area at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services (formerly Bankers System) & Plaza Park Bank.  Mrs. Stuckmayer’s husband is Gary and they have a daughter, Anna, who graduated from SJAS.  Mrs. Stuckmayer enjoys gardening, biking, walking, and crafts. 


Michelle Buettner

Ms. Michelle Buettner, Librarian & Teachers' Aide
Mrs. Buettner joined the SJAS staff in 2009. She attended the University of MN-Morris and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. She  has been reorganizing the library and is working to expand the Acclerated Reader program. She also goes outside with the children at recess. Up until now, she has been a stay-at-home Mom and a volunteer at SJAS. Mrs. Buettner and her husband, Myron, have one son, Cole, who is a graduate of SJAS. They have a pet goose named Caesar. Mrs. Buettner enjoys reading, cross-stitching, and being outdoors.


Kathy Ross

Ms. Kathy Ross, Teachers' Aide & Musician
Mrs. Ross joined SJAS in the fall of 2008. She provides the guitar music for the school liturgies and leads the singing at church. She also assists Mrs. Stuckmayer in the office. Mrs. Ross is married to Barry and has four children and two grandchildren. She enjoys flower gardening, decorating, reading, and anything related to art.

Eric Novak

Mr. Eric Novak, Custodian
Mr. Novak has experience as a carpenter, as a farmer, and has framed houses. His parents are Doug and Johnelle and he has siblings Roseann, Mark, Anita, Dale, Linn, Lori, Aaron, Rhonda, Sarah, and Theresa.  Mr. Novak likes to fish and hunt.

Denise Stawarski

Mrs. Denise Stawarski, Cook/Manager
Denise joined the SJAS staff in the fall of 1999 as one of two cooks. In 2010, she took over the duties of cook/manager. Denise and her husband, Jerry, have two children, Emily and Jeremiah. Denise enjoys her husband's flower gardens, her pets and a good book.

Bonnie Stawarski

Mrs. Bonnie Stawarski, Assistant Cook
Bonnie and her husband, John, have been married for over 50 years. They have 3 adult children, 3 grand children and 7 step grandchildren. Bonnie enjoys quiet evenings and good puzzles.