Written by Massapequa Observer Staff, email@example.com Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00
The Massapequa School District welcomed 16 new staff members to its school buildings for the 2013-14 school year. Among them are six part-time instructors and three replacements for teachers on leave.
Newly hired are technology teacher Brian Rossi and part-time guidance counselor Laura Hutt at Berner Middle School, special education teacher Kate Rosenzweig at Fairfield Elementary School, speech teacher Maria Papoulis at Fairfield and Lockhart elementary schools, leave replacement psychologist Jaclyn Quercia at Unqua and Fairfield elementary schools, speech teacher Vanessa Groff at East Lake Elementary School, leave replacement music teacher Robert Lombardo at McKenna Elementary School, part-time special education teacher Kurt Stoeber at Massapequa High School-Ames Campus, leave replacement speech teacher Anna Iadevaia, special education teacher Angela Gallucci, part-time physics teacher Robert Tobia and part-time family and consumer sciences teacher Patricia Skjoldahl at Massapequa High School; special education teacher Samantha Montemurro and part-time technology teacher Michael Severson at Massapequa High School and Ames Campus; and part-time English teacher Angela Camera and psychologist Kimberly Dempsey at Massapequa High School and Berner Middle School.
“While the difficult decision was made to reduce staff based on declining enrollment at the end of the 2012-13 school year, we are delighted to fill specific positions to meet the needs of our incoming students,” said Massapequa Superintendent Lucille F. Iconis. “We welcome these talented individuals to our staff and wish them luck in the new school year.”