Faculty & Staff

Meet our Staff

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Ms. Christina Brousseau

Preschool Teacher

 

  • Ms. Brousseau graduated from Bridgewater State University with a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Special Education. She recently completed her coursework for her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education with and without moderate to severe Disabilities. She spent five years working for Wareham Public Schools in various classrooms, including but not limited to, ASD, SPED, Behavioral. She is excited to be teaching at Saint Margaret Regional School!

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Mrs. Jo-Anne Boulay

Preschool Assistant

 

  • Jo-Anne Boulay is the proud Mom of an amazing daughter who is currently attending St. Margaret Regional School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at Salem State College. For 10 years she worked as a Case Manager in both residential and day programs for adults with Developmental Disabilities. Before coming to St. Margaret’s she worked as a substitute Teacher’s Aide for the Pilgrim Area collaborative. She is beyond happy to be the Teacher’s Aide in Preschool.

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Ms. Tina Larson

Kindergarten Teacher

 

  • Ms. Larson has been teaching for 33 years. She earned a Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at Wheelock College in Boston. Her teaching experience includes 14 years of varying grades and subjects.  Ms. Larson has been at St. Margaret Regional School since it opened in 1994 as the Kindergarten teacher and loves her job! An early riser, Ms. Larson is here each morning at 6:30 am for our Morning Care Program and also collaborates on the Kindergarten/6th grade “buddies” program. During the summer, Ms. Larson operates and is head teacher at a summer science program for children ages 3-6 at Woods Hole. Her love of science, animals and travel (especially to Arctic regions) is evident in her classroom where students enjoy a wonderful balance of academics and play.

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Mrs. Stephanie Morrison

Kindergarten Assistant

 

  • Mrs. Stephanie Morrison grew up in Greenfield, Ma., the youngest of six children.  She started Tae Kwon Do at the age of eleven traveling and competing across the U.S. and abroad to South Korea.  Throughout her childhood into early adulthood she became an instructor of the martial arts.  Her dedication and commitment to train for the 1996 Olympics was derailed due to a knee injury.  Mrs. Morrison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Adams State College.  Her major was Philosophy, she also was the captain of her cross country team.  After college she went into retail management.
    Stephanie has three daughters, one is a 2017 graduate of S.M.R.S. and attends Bishop Stang High School.  Her other two daughters attend S.M.R.S., one who is in the seventh grade and the other is in third grade.  She has been a volunteer in the school systems for the past ten years (four at S.M.R.S.).  For the past two  years she was the school librarian and substitute teacher.  She is very honored to be the kindergarten assistant and the kindergarten religion teacher.  She is happy that she is able to share her faith with the children.  Mrs. Morrison loves to travel, she enjoys just about every sport especially running and Tae Kwon Do.

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Mrs. Mandy Teehan

First Grade

 

  • Mrs. Teehan graduated from Bridgewater State College with a Bachelors Degree in Special Education and Elementary Education. She taught first grade for two years and worked in a resource room for one year before staying home for 15 years to raise her seven children. Mrs. Teehan returned to teaching in 1994 when St. Margaret Regional School opened. At SMRS she has taught Kindergarten, first and second grade.
    Mrs. Teehan coordinates the well-regarded After Care Program and is here until the last student is picked up every night. Her dedication to St. Margaret Regional School includes her responsibilities as lead teacher, taking over when the principal is off site, and offering her leadership wherever it is needed otherwise.

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Mrs. Anne Marie Carr

Second Grade

 

  • Mrs. Carr has been teaching second grade at St. Margaret Regional School for 6 years.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from St. Bonaventure University and taught for 5 years in New York in the 3rd and 5th grades. She recently retired as Director of Religious Education for grades 1-4 in her home parish after 13 years. All three of her children graduated from Bishop Stang High School; she is committed to Catholic education.

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Mrs. Kathleen Bettencourt

Grade Three

 

  • Mrs. Bettencourt graduated from Southeastern Massachusetts University with a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Elementary Education (K-8). She worked for the Department of Mental Health and Department of Education for 8 years prior to staying home to raise her three children. Mrs. Bettencourt began working at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Taunton in 1998 and taught third grade for 17 years. She has moved to the Cape and is very excited to be teaching third grade at St. Margaret’s.

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Mrs. Karen Colwell

Grade Four

 

  • This is Mrs. Colwell’s second year at St. Margaret Regional. Prior to teaching at SMRS, she was a Long Term Substitute at Rochester Memorial School for almost 12 years.  During this time, she obtained my MEd. and Special Ed. Certification, with a passion for Science.  Mrs. Colwell has been married for over 24 years, and she currently lives in Rochester with her two daughters, who are in college, and her dog, Daisy Mae. Mrs. Colwell loves inspiring students to observe the world around them and discover the wonders with which God has provided us.

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Mrs. Pamela Caradimos

Grade Five Homeroom, Science & Religion

 

  • Mrs. Caradimos attended Becker College and majored in medical Lab Technology.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Curry College and completed her coursework in education for teacher certification from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
    Mrs. Caradimos’s graduate studies have been at Bridgewater State University in teaching middle school science and at American International College in educational leadership. She is about to complete coursework in theology from Notre Dame University and will be a certified teacher of religion. She also has graduate coursework in marine science from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
    Ongoing professional development is a priority for Mrs. Caradimos. She is a member of the Massachusetts Marine Educators, the National Science Teachers Association, the Center for Advanced STEM Education, and STEM Connect. In addition, she serves as the professional development facilitator for STEM in the Diocese of Fall River school system.  Students in Mrs. Caradmos’s classes enjoy many hands on experiences from growing plants to a water study of the Agawam River to building and launching rockets. Her students
    have presented their work at both science fairs and science symposiums. Mrs. Caradimos also serves as student council and yearbook advisor.

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Ms. Hannah Balsavich

Grade Six Homeroom, English Language Arts

 

  • This is Miss Balsavich’s first year teaching at Saint Margaret Regional School. She graduated from Bridgewater State University with her Bachelors in Education for English (5-8) and she also holds a Masters in English. Miss Balsavich is a member of St. Mary’s Church in Foxboro, MA. She is blessed to be a member of Saint Margaret Regional School and looks forward to this school year.

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Mrs. Colleen Kearney

Grade Seven Homeroom, Mathematics

 

  • Colleen Kearney holds MA licensure to teach mathematics in grades 5-8. She has degrees in elementary and middle school education. Mrs. Kearney has a strong interest in STEM; she co-founded and designed first middle school Summer of Science enrichment camp utilizing a DOE STEM grant. She developed original curriculum for multiple sessions based on various STEM themes and instructed Grades 6, 7 & 8 with a student centered, “Hands On, Minds On” pedagogy.

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Mr. James Migliorini

Grade 8 Homeroom, Social Studies

 

  • Jim Migliorini joined St. Margaret’s Regional School at the beginning of October in the fall of 2017. He had taught for nearly 10 years in the Barnstable Public School System from grades 4-7 primarily as a Technology Teacher. He had also worked extensively in Special Education utilizing technology and tutored in all core curriculums. He taught after school classes such as Culinary Adventures in World Cuisines and iPad, iPhone and iOS software with 4th and 5th graders. He also produced the school cookbook for what is currently Barnstable United Elementary. He was also a Professional Development instructor in district Homegrown Technology classes offered within the Barnstable Public Schools specifically teaching productivity and understanding of iOS software utilizing iPads, iPods and iPhones for the classroom. He graduated with a bachelors degree summa cum laude from UMASS Dartmouth in Humanities/Social Sciences. His diverse passions and interests include travel, foreign languages, culinary exercises in food and beverages, movies, volleyball and the outdoors – hiking, skiing, beaches, mountains and snow – lots of it!

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Ms. Kendra D’Angora

Visual Arts Teacher

 

  • Ms. D’Angora graduated from Massachusetts College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. She also attended Aquinas College and obtained her teaching certification. For many years, Ms. D’Angora taught children in Brookline, Massachusetts, and has also taught many art classes and workshops for adults as well as children. In addition, she taught college level drawing courses at Quincy College.  For years, Ms. D’Angora was the assistant to the Clay Technician at MassArt. She has participated in a large number of regional shows, auctions, and fairs throughout her years as a professional artist. Ms. D’Angora has won numerous awards, and her sculptural clay work and pencil drawings have been exhibited in galleries as far away as California. She continues to participate in many shows and exhibits.
    Ms. D’Angora loves creating many types of art in her studio, such as drawing portraits, landscapes, figures, illustrations, abstract art, throwing pots on the wheel, and sculpting with clay.  Ms. D’Angora loves working with children because they inspire her and make her smile each day.

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Mrs. Laureen Fish

PreK & K Music Teacher, Website Administrator

 

  • Mrs. Fish graduated Salem State College and holds a degree in Business Management, with a minor in music.  She is mom to three active children, two of whom attend SMRS, and one whom is not of school age.  She has worked as a visual merchandiser for The Paper Store for over thirteen years and enjoys playing guitar and violin.  She is the President of the Sandwich Mothers Club and has organized many children’s activities and fundraisers to support several causes.
    In addition to teaching music for preschool and kindergarten, Mrs. Fish helps her husband Mr. Fish with running drama rehearsal after school.  She is the website administrator and helps out with the GPA when she can.  Mrs. Fish is excited to be at SMRS, as are her children!

     

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Mr. Richard Fish

Director of Performing Arts

 

  • Richard Fish, Jr. is the Director of Performing Arts at St. John Paul II High School, where he has held this post since 2011.  Prior to that, Mr. Fish was the Director of Performing Arts at Landmark School from 1995-2011, where he toured annually with the Landmark Chorus, throughout the United States.  Over the past six years at St. John Paul II, he has led tours to Broadway, and, in 2017 Mr. Fish took the Concert Choir of nearly 70 students to The Vatican, where the choir sang for two Masses at the Chair of St. Peter, as well as other locales, such as the Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles and U.S. Naval Support, in Naples.  Mr. Fish holds a Bachelor of Music Degree (Performance) from Ithaca College, an M.Div. and S.T.B. from St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, and a M.S.,Ed. from Simmons College.  He is licensed to teach both Music and Moderate Special Needs Education in Massachusetts. Mr. Fish performs professionally on a regular basis as a percussionist with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, which annually performs for tens of thousands on the North Shore of Massachusetts.  Mr. Fish has also served as the Director of Music for St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Beverly, MA, for a number of years.

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Mrs. Karen Hoffmeister

Physical Education

 

  • Mrs. Hoffmeister has been the Physical Education teacher at St. Margaret Regional School for 17 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from Bridgewater State College and has long enjoyed working with children in the sports, recreation and physical education fields. A favorite day for the entire school, Field Day, is planned and directed by Mrs. Hoffmeister, and it keeps getting better every year! She excels at offering age-appropriate activities that engage minds as well as muscles in her classes from PreK through 8th grade.

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Mrs. Cheryl Mihalovich

Grade 5-8 Spanish

 

  • Mrs. Mihalovich was born and raised in North Haven, Connecticut where she was in the top ten of her graduating class. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Spanish at the University of Connecticut and spent her junior year abroad in Granada, Spain. Upon graduation, she returned to Granada where she taught English as a Second Language and worked running a small real estate agency for almost two years.
    When she returned to the U.S., she earned an MBA in International Business at Quinnipiac University while working in international shipping and marketing as well as teaching dance. Subsequently, she moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts where she was an
    International Relocation Specialist with Moving Systems International working with such clients as Reuters, McKinsey & Co., Chemical Bank, Goodyear and Goldman Sachs. In 1996, she moved to Bourne to marry her husband Len, and began working as a Spanish teacher at Barnstable High School, where she taught all grade levels and abilities. In 2000, Mrs. Mihalovich took a leave to raise her two children and began working at St. Margaret Regional School in 2006.

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Diana M. L. Newman, EDDRN

School Nurse

 

  • Diana Newman brings along vast expertise from her medical background.  She has been with St. Margaret Regional School for the past four years.  When Ms. Newman is not taking care of the children of St. Margaret Regional School, she is donating her time at BIDM in Plymouth and St. Bonaventure Parish in Plymouth.  Ms. Newman’s pastimes include kayaking, crocheting, knitting, reading, and taking care of her pets.

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  • Kathy has been with the St. Margaret Family for many years as her daughter attended here.  We have been blessed to have Kathy Burek here for the past 4 years as our secretary.