Deacon Gus Adams

Theology

Deacon Gus Adams

Theology

Grades 9-12

Deacon Adams holds a degree in Business Administration from Salem State University and a Masters in Ministry from St. John's Seminary.  He is our varsity girls basketball coach and a personal trainer.  Deacon Adams has been blessed with three children and is a parishioner at St. Anthony's Church in East Falmouth with his wife.

Mrs. Nicole Anthony

Mathematics

Mrs. Nicole Anthony

Mathematics

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Anthony is our sixth-grade mathematics teacher and sixth-grade homeroom teacher. She earned a BA and M.Ed. at Providence College. Mrs. Anthony has been with us for several years teaching mathematics at our high school. She is a parishioner of Our Lady of Victory.

Dr. AJ Ballou, P '27

Academic Dean

Dr. AJ Ballou, P '27

Academic Dean

Grades 5-12

As Academic Dean, Dr. Ballou is responsible for grade reporting, standardized testing, curriculum development, and teacher observations in grades 5 through 12. Dr. Ballou works with both Principals and the President to ensure that St. John Paul II has a strong and relevant academic program.
Dr. Ballou holds a BA from Maryville College (TN), an MTS from the Iliff School of Theology (CO), an MA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a PhD in American History from Boston University.  Before starting at JPII, he taught history as an adjunct professor at Bridgewater State University, Northeastern University, and BU. Dr. Ballou divides his Sundays between Cotuit Federated Church, where his wife Rev. Angela Menke Ballou is pastor, and West Falmouth Friends Meeting.

Mrs. Jacqueline Battles, P '12

Science

Mrs. Jacqueline Battles, P '12

Science

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Battles is a graduate of Salve Regina College. She is a member of the New England League of Middle Schools. Mrs. Battles serves as the co-moderator of our National Junior Honor Society and middle school cheerleading coach. Mrs. Battles has been a faculty member since the second year of the school’s opening.

Mrs. Laurie Bentley

Mrs. Laurie Bentley

Language Arts & Reading

Mrs. Laurie Bentley

Language Arts & Reading

Mrs. Laurie Bentley

Language Arts & Reading

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Bentley is our sixth-grade English teacher. In addition, she is a sixth-grade homeroom teacher. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State University and an M. Ed. From American International College. Mrs. Bentley is a parishioner of Corpus Christi Parish in Sandwich, MA.

Mrs. Susan Bivona

Visual Arts

Mrs. Susan Bivona

Visual Arts

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Susan Bivona, a recipient of the National Elementary Art Educator of the Year award, will be teaching art at St. John Paul II School, Preparatory Division. Mrs. Bivona earned her B.S. and her M.Ed. in Art Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Bivona is a member of Holy Trinity Parish.

Mr. Ryan Bradley, '17

Mr. Ryan Bradley, '17

Assistant Athletic Director and Admissions Associate

Mr. Ryan Bradley, '17

Assistant Athletic Director and Admissions Associate

Mr. Ryan Bradley, '17

Assistant Athletic Director and Admissions Associate

Grades 5-12

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language Arts & Reading

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language Arts & Reading

Mrs. Maribeth Burch

Language Arts & Reading

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Burch holds B.A. from Stonehill College and a J. D. from the New England School of Law. She is a member of the New England League of Middle Schools. Mrs. Burch serves as co-moderator of the National Junior Honor Society and the Social Action Club.

Mrs. Ellen Byrd MSN,RN

Health Clinic

Mrs. Ellen Byrd MSN,RN

Health Clinic

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Byrd joins us with over 30 years of experience as a pediatric nurse with a focus on pediatric, neonatal and maternal child nursing. She is a graduate of Boston College and Indiana Wesleyan University. Mrs. Byrd has three children and one grandson, and she and her husband live in Eastham.

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano, P '16, '18

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement and Admissions Director

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement and Admissions Director

Mrs. Jennifer Canzano, P '16, '18

Advancement and Admissions Director

Mrs. Canzano holds a B.A. from St. Anselm College and a M. Ed. from Providence College. Mrs. Canzano serves as Director of Admissions and Advancement for St. John Paul II School.  She is a member of the school advancement and strategic planning committee.

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr, P '04, '07, '10

Language Arts & Reading

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr, P '04, '07, '10

Language Arts & Reading

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Anne Marie Carr teaches language arts and reading to the seventh grade, and she is also a grade seven homeroom teacher.  Mrs. Carr earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Saint Bonaventure University.  All three of Mrs. Carr’s daughters are graduates of SFXP.  Mrs. Carr is a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Church.

Mr. Hanwen Chen

Science

Mr. Hanwen Chen

Science

Grades 9-12

Mr. Hanwen "Alex" Chen will teach Chemistry and Physics (including A.P. levels). He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and has been an instructor, science researcher, and government lab analyst. His experience as a student at Archbishop Williams had a tremendous impact on his life and is why he wanted to teach in a Catholic school.

Mr. Ernie Christian

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mr. Ernie Christian

Maintenance Director

Mr. Kim Christian

Maintenance

Mr. Kim Christian

Maintenance

Grades 5-8

Mr. Nick Christian

English

Mr. Nick Christian

English

Grades 9-12

Mr. Christian teaches English and Creative Writing at the high school division.  He came to JPII with degrees in Liberal Arts (A.A., Central New Mexico Community College), English and Creative Writing, (B.A., Southern New Hampshire University), and English and Creative Writing with a Screenwriting concentration (M.A., Southern New Hampshire University).  He serves as an advisor to the Quiz Bowl, Chess Club and Esports activities.  Mr. Christian is also the Sophomore Class Moderator and is an Accredited Interscholastic Coach, head Football coach, overseen strength training, and hosted “Manuary” in his career at JPII.   Mr. Christian is a member of Saint Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth.

Mrs. Elizabeth DiPreta, P '20

Dance

Mrs. Elizabeth DiPreta, P '20

Dance

Grades 5-8

Mrs. DiPreta is our dance teacher in the Arts Program. She received her BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has studied dance for many years, including classes at the Boston Ballet and various dance workshops.  Mrs. DiPreta has worked on Cape as a choreographer for the past 7 years and has been a dedicated dance instructor since 2006. She is a parishioner of St. Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth.

Mrs. Katherine Duvall, P '14

Mrs. Katherine Duvall, P '14

Student Support Teacher

Mrs. Katherine Duvall, P '14

Student Support Teacher

Mrs. Katherine Duvall, P '14

Student Support Teacher

Mrs. Duvall is a native New Englander who has taught and lived in Massachusetts, Maine, California and Guadalajara, Mexico.  She has taught in rural, urban, suburban, inner city areas in private, public and Catholic schools settings. She received her degree in Education from Fitchburg State College.  She feels blessed to the reside with her husband in Sandwich and put her interests and varied experience in motion here at JPII. She takes pride in the fact that their son is a JPII grad, class of  '14.

Mrs. Suzanne Feeney

Spanish

Mrs. Suzanne Feeney

Spanish

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Suzanne Feeney comes to us from the business world and will teach Spanish to students in grades five through eight. Mrs. Feeney earned her B.A. Spanish at Hamilton College, and she earned her M.B.A. in business administration at the College of Saint Rose. Mrs. Feeney is a member of Holy Redeemer Parish.

Mrs. Laureen Fish, P '30, '31

Mrs. Laureen Fish, P '30, '31

Digital Media Director and Advancement Associate

Mrs. Laureen Fish, P '30, '31

Digital Media Director and Advancement Associate

Mrs. Laureen Fish, P '30, '31

Digital Media Director and Advancement Associate

Mrs. Laureen Fish serves as our Digital Media Director and Advancement Assistant.  Formally she was the office manager, Pre-K and Kindergarten music teacher, and Makerspace Moderator at St. Margaret Primary School.  Mrs. Fish earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Music from Salem State University.  Mrs. Fish is a member of St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset.

Deacon Richard Fish, P '30, '31

Deacon Richard Fish, P '30, '31

Performing Arts Director

Deacon Richard Fish, P '30, '31

Performing Arts Director

Deacon Richard Fish, P '30, '31

Performing Arts Director

Deacon Fish holds a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College, a Bachelor of Sacred Theology, a Master of Divinity from St. Joseph’s Seminary, and a M.S. Ed. from Simmons College. Mr. Fish was the former founding Director of Performing Arts at Landmark School (1995-2011). He holds Massachusetts Professional Teacher Licenses in Music and Special Education. Deacon Fish performs professionally with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra.  He is a parishioner at St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset, with his wife and three children.

Mr. Gregory Folino

Mr. Gregory Folino

Athletic Trainer

Mr. Gregory Folino

Athletic Trainer

Mr. Gregory Folino

Athletic Trainer

Mr. Folino, who was Head Athletic Trainer at MMA for 32 years, serves as our athletic trainer at JPII.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tampa, and a Master's in Education from Cambridge College, and is a certified and licensed athletic trainer in Massachusetts.  He is the proud father of four grown children and is a parishioner at St. John the Evangelist in Pocasset.  Mr. Folino is also an elected official with the town of Bourne and is a founding father of the Bourne Braves, Cape Cod Baseball League.

Ms. Lucy Foran

Ms. Lucy Foran

Student Services Director

Ms. Lucy Foran

Student Services Director

Ms. Lucy Foran

Student Services Director

Ms. Lucy Foran will be our first direct services special education coordinator, effective with the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Foran returns to the Cape from Florida, where she served as Principal of Academie da Vinci Charter School (Dunedin, FL). Previously, she held the positions of Program Director and Director of Education at Latham Centers (Brewster, MA). She is a graduate of Bridgewater State University (M.A., Clinical Psychology), Lesley University (M.Ed), and Stonehill College (B.A., Psychology), and has completed advanced coursework in Special Education Administration at American International College. Ms. Foran holds Massachusetts certifications in Special Education Administration and Moderate Special Needs (5-12).

Mrs. Stephanie Fox, '01

Business Manager

Mrs. Stephanie Fox, '01

Business Manager

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Fox holds a Bachelor's Degree from Salve Regina University. She assists Mr. Mark Tanguay in the Guidance Department and works in the Business Office.  Mrs. Fox is a member of the Our Lady of Victory Choir, and attends Our Lady of Assumption Parish.

Mrs. Shannon Gilliland

Science

Mrs. Shannon Gilliland

Science

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Shannon Gilliland joins the faculty teaching Marine Science, Environmental Science, and A.P. Environmental Science. She graduated from Emmanuel College and brought her teaching experience from Notre Dame Academy in Hingham. She is passionate about science and hopes to continue to inspire students in these fields.

Mrs. Karen Godfrey

Mrs. Karen Godfrey

Leadership Studies

Mrs. Karen Godfrey

Leadership Studies

Mrs. Karen Godfrey

Leadership Studies

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Godfrey holds an M.Ed. In-School Leadership from Boston College, and has completed extensive post-graduate credits at SUNY, Boston University, Endicott College, and Salem State. Her graduate coursework has been in Adolescent Health, Counseling, and Leadership. She also has completed numerous certifications in Adolescent Health Issues, Violence Prevention, Substance Abuse, and Gender/Sexuality Issues, and has been the Title IX Coordinator for her building.  After beginning her teaching career in a catholic school for the Diocese of Albany. She and her husband moved to Boston to continue their graduate work. After teaching and holding many leadership positions on the North Shore (Hamilton-Wenham School District, for 23 years), she relocated to the Cape seven years ago.  This is Karen Godfrey’s sixth year at St. John Paul II School, where she is the Director of Leadership Studies and the Coordinator for the Health Science Program. She is also the Freshmen Class Advisor and runs girls’ groups for freshmen through senior girls.  She has two children and five beautiful grandchildren and is a member of Our Lady of Victory Parish.

Mrs. Bonnie Harlow

Strings

Mrs. Bonnie Harlow

Strings

Mr. Jason Hart

Mr. Jason Hart

Visual Arts

Mr. Jason Hart

Visual Arts

Mr. Jason Hart

Visual Arts

Grades 9-12

Mr. Hart has been working as a creative professional for many years in many industries including: Fine Art, Editorial Cartoons, Product Design/Illustration, Greeting Card Design/Illustration/Writing, Apparel Illustration, and Book Design/Illustration for both adults and children. He studied Fine Art and English at Syracuse University.

Mrs. Meegan Hatch, P '23, '27, '30

Student Support Teacher

Mrs. Meegan Hatch, P '23, '27, '30

Student Support Teacher

Grades 5-8

Meegan Hatch holds a B.S. from the  University of Connecticut and an M.Ed. from Lesley University.  She is thrilled to be a part of the Student Services Team at JPII, as well as the parent of three beautiful JPII students.

Ms. Alexis Hire

Ms. Alexis Hire

Social Studies

Ms. Alexis Hire

Social Studies

Ms. Alexis Hire

Social Studies

Grades 9-12

Ms. Alexis Hire teaches sophomore U.S. History and AP U.S. History. She earned her B.A. in History and Secondary Education from Merrimack College and was the 2020 recipient of the Joseph and Ruth Sheehan School of Education Medal of Teacher Excellence. In addition to teaching, Ms. Hire serves as a Reach Out moderator. Miss Hire is a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Hyannis.

Mrs. Karen Hoffmeister, P '19, '28

Physical Education

Mrs. Karen Hoffmeister, P '19, '28

Physical Education

Grade 5-8

Mrs. Karen Hoffmeister, who previously taught at St. Margaret Regional School, returns to us as our physical education teacher. Mrs. Hoffmeister earned her B.S. in Physical Education Studies at Bridgewater State College. Mrs. Hoffmeister is a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish.

Fr. Chris Hughes ,'13

Chaplain

Fr. Chris Hughes ,'13

Chaplain

Fr. Chris Hughes is a native of Sandwich and a product of Catholic Education. He is both an SFXP and JPII alum, graduating from the Prep in 2009 and the High School in 2013. Upon graduation, Fr. Chris attended St. Joseph’s College of Maine where he graduated in 2017 with a BA in Business Administration, with a concentration in marketing. Having thought about the priesthood since his SFXP and JPII days, upon graduation, he began his studies for the Diocese of Fall River and entered Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. In May 2023, he received an MDiv in Pastoral Ministry and an MA in Systematic Theology. On June 3, 2023, on the ten-year anniversary of his graduation from JPII, Fr. Chris was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop da Cunha. Following ordination, he was assigned as Chaplain to our school and Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Centerville and Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Osterville.

Ms. Tazz Jacobs

Ms. Tazz Jacobs

Office Manager / Guidance Asst.

Ms. Tazz Jacobs

Office Manager / Guidance Asst.

Ms. Tazz Jacobs

Office Manager / Guidance Asst.

Grades 9-12

Ms. Tazz Jacobs joins us on Cape Cod from Cape Town, South Africa.  She holds her bachelor's in Tourism and Hospitality Management from Cape Peninsula University Technikon, the University of South Africa, and the University of Cape Town.  Prior to relocating to Cape Cod from Florida, Ms. Jacobs had been an Event Coordinator, and Catering Manager in the food and beverage industry.  She has a strong love for tourism and travel and a keen interest in lighthouses and a passion for cooking!  She also holds an admiration for aviation, which took her to work closely with Jet Ranger and Fixed Wing pilots and oversaw the commercial and private charter flights.  Ms. Jacobs is excited to be here and learn about the school culture with students and staff alike, and she is trying her best to acclimatize to the cold!

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

English

Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley

English

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Kelley is a graduate of Regis College, and is currently working toward earning her Masters’ Degree in Catholic School Administration through the University of Dayton.

Mrs. Kelley is active in the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and has served as member and assistant chair on visiting committees. Mrs. Kelley was the chair of the SFXP 2012 re-accreditation self-study.

She also served as the Principal (Grades 5-8) and Study Skills teacher at JPII for ten years.

She and her family are parishioners of St. Pius X Church.

Mrs. Claudia Kennedy

Spanish

Mrs. Claudia Kennedy

Spanish

Grades 9-12

A native from Brazil, Mrs. Kennedy is very proud to teach languages such as English, Portuguese and Spanish. She has been working in education for over thirty years. Mrs. Kennedy has a Masters in Children's Literature and B.A. in Concentration Education from UNI-BH (in Brazil).  Living in different countries and learning their languages has given her a better understanding of the process of teaching a foreign language. As an extension of Mrs. Kennedy's language skills, she is able to apply interpreter and translator functions.

Mrs. Margaret Keras, P '16, '17

Mrs. Margaret Keras, P '16, '17

Student Accounts Coordinator

Mrs. Margaret Keras, P '16, '17

Student Accounts Coordinator

Mrs. Margaret Keras, P '16, '17

Student Accounts Coordinator

Mrs. Keras serves as the Student Accounts Coordinator for St. John Paul II School.  She holds a B.A. from St. Anselm College and has served in Catholic schools on Cape Cod since 2004.  Her children (Julia '16 and Jack '17) are graduates of St. John Paul II High School.  Mrs. Keras is a parishioner at St. Pius X Parish in South Yarmouth.

Mrs. Laura Linnell, P '21, '26

Health Clinic

Mrs. Laura Linnell, P '21, '26

Health Clinic

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Linnell is one of our school nurses. She earned her Associate in Science in Nursing Degree from Cape Cod Community College. Mrs. Linnell has been an RN for thirty-two years across many specialties, including critical care, hospice, and now school nursing for the past two years. She is a parishioner at Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich.

Mr. Alan Lynch

Spanish

Mr. Alan Lynch

Spanish

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Anka Martula

Mrs. Anka Martula

Social Studies

Mrs. Anka Martula

Social Studies

Mrs. Anka Martula

Social Studies

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Anka Martula will be our grades seven and eight U.S. History teacher. In addition, Mrs. Martula will serve as an eighth-grade homeroom teacher and lead our Washington, D.C. trip. Mrs. Martula earned her Bachelor's degree and M.Ed. in History from Central Connecticut State University. She holds a Connecticut Educator's History and Social Studies license, grades 7 -12. Mrs. Martula is a member of Corpus Christi Parish.

Mrs. Amy McKenzie

Mathematics

Mrs. Amy McKenzie

Mathematics

Grades 9-12

Mrs. Amy McKenzie joins the Math Department, currently teaching Algebra II and Geometry.  She is a graduate of Stonehill College and Suffolk University with her Masters degree.  Amy has been working with students throughout her adult life and it is her passion.  She has been married to her husband Craig and has raised her family of three children on the Cape. 

Ms. Alison McLeod

Ms. Alison McLeod

Adjustment Counselor

Ms. Alison McLeod

Adjustment Counselor

Ms. Alison McLeod

Adjustment Counselor

Grades 5-12

Ms. Alison “Ali” McLeod joins JPII as the adjustment counselor for grades 5-12.  Ms. McLeod completed her master's degree in clinical social work at Boston University and earned her undergraduate degree in human development from Connecticut College. In addition to maintaining her professional license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), she holds a school social work/school adjustment counselor license in Massachusetts.  Ms. McLeod is a member of Our Lady of the Cape Parish in Brewster, MA.

Mr. Michael McManus

Maintenance

Mr. Michael McManus

Maintenance

Ms. Caitlin McPherson

Mathematics

Ms. Caitlin McPherson

Mathematics

Grades 9-12

Ms. McPherson earned her degree in Secondary Education Mathematics from Olivet Nazarene University and is pursuing a master's degree from Stonehill College in Inclusive Education.  She is a member of St. Pius X parish. Ms. McPherson is on the Math Leadership Team for the Diocese of Fall River, and a student council co-leader and girls soccer assistant coach.

Mrs. Mary Offiler, P '99, '04

Office Manager

Mrs. Mary Offiler, P '99, '04

Office Manager

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Offiler has been a member of the staff since its opening in 1996.  Mrs. Offiler attended Bunker Hill Community College.  She is The Director of Religious Education and a Eucharistic minister at St. Francis Xavier Parish.  Her two kids graduated from St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School.

Mrs. Carolyn Peters

English

Mrs. Carolyn Peters

English

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Carolyn Peters joins us as our grade five English teacher and a grade five homeroom teacher. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Mrs. Peters will coach soccer. Mrs. Peters earned her Bachelor’s degree at Stonehill College and her M.Ed. at Fitchburg State College. Mrs. Peters is a member of Corpus Christi Parish.

Ms. Annie Poirier

Ms. Annie Poirier

Science, Dept. Chair

Ms. Annie Poirier

Science, Dept. Chair

Ms. Annie Poirier

Science, Dept. Chair

Grades 9-12

Ms. Poirier comes to us with a BS in Biology from Wheaton College (IL) and an MS in Biology from UMass Dartmouth.  She is our freshman class moderator and the science fair coordinator.  Ms. Poirier attends Cape Cod Covenant Church when she is a worship leader and youth minister.

Mr. John Redding

Mr. John Redding

Business Manager

Mr. John Redding

Business Manager

Mr. John Redding

Business Manager

Mr. Redding graduated from SUNY-Albany with a degree in finance. His investment management career was centered in Boston and included seven years based in London. Following upon his involvement with FACE, he initially did some tutoring at JPII and most recently joined the business management office. He is also a board member of Homeless Prevention Council and the Cape Cod chapter of Trout Unlimited and resides in Brewster.

Mr. Christopher Rohrer

Social Studies

Mr. Christopher Rohrer

Social Studies

Grades 9-12

Mr. Rohrer joins us with a BA in History from Boston University, a Post-Bac MA from Bridgewater State University, and completed the Teaching Licensure Program.  Mr. Rohrer helps with boys soccer and tennis and runs the student council.  He is a parishioner at St. Joseph's in Kingston with his wife and three small children.

Mr. David Russell

Mathematics

Mr. David Russell

Mathematics

Grades 5-8

Mr. Russell holds a degree in elementary education studies from Rhode Island College.  He enjoys helping out with the various athletic events at JPII.  Russell is also a co-moderator of student council for grades 5-8.

Mrs. Heidi Scheffler

French

Mrs. Heidi Scheffler

French

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Scheffler is a graduate of Wellesley College.

Her teaching experience includes teaching English as a Foreign Language to students at Suffolk University, Boston Academy of English, and at Centre de Formation Professionnelle de la Pharmacie in Paris, France.

Mrs. Scheffler is a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc.

Deacon Peter Schutzler

Theology

Deacon Peter Schutzler

Theology

Grades 9-12

Deacon Schutzler served in the United States Coast Guard. He has a BS in Secondary Education/Social Studies from Penn State University, a MS in Counseling Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy from Chestnut Hill College and earned his School Administrative Licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through Penn State University. He has served in public and Catholic schools for 30 years as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. He was ordained a deacon in 2015. Deacon is married and has two adult daughters, one of whom resides in Hyannis. Deacon is assigned to Christ the King Parish and resides with his wife Kate in Mashpee.

Brother Tom Sepeck

Theology

Brother Tom Sepeck

Theology

Grades 9-12

Brother Tom Sepeck is a Third Order Franciscan with 25 years of teaching and counseling experience with the Boston Public Schools. He will teach Grade 11 and Grade 12 theology.

Mr. John Sinopoli

Mathematics

Mr. John Sinopoli

Mathematics

Grades 5-8

Mr. Sinopoli holds a B.S. in Elementary Education (k-8) license from Westfield State College. He has devoted his career to math and science instruction at the middle school level in both the public and private sector schools. He serves as co-moderator of the Bowling Club. Additionally, he served as a Senior Chief air traffic controller in the U. S. Naval Reserve.

Ms. Annie Smith

English

Ms. Annie Smith

English

Grades 9-12

Ms. Smith holds a B.A. in English Education and an M.A. in English Literature & Film from Bridgewater State University.  She completed the Bridgewater-at-Oxford program in 2018.  Ms. Smith is a parishioner of St. Anthony's in Mattapoisett.  She is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Sigma Tau, and Order of Omega honor societies.  Ms. Smith holds a Massachusetts teaching license for English, grades 8-12. She has been an AP Reader since 2019.  Outside of the classroom, Ms. Smith serves as the JPII Textbook Coordinator, coaches the policy debate team, and co-advises the National Honor Society chapter.

Mr. Daniel Smith, P '28, '30

Social Studies

Mr. Daniel Smith, P '28, '30

Social Studies

Grades 5-8

Mr. Daniel Smith will serve as our grade five geography teacher and grade six social studies teacher. In addition, Mr. Smith will serve as a sixth-grade homeroom teacher. Mr. Smith earned his B.S. in History and Secondary Education from Nyack College. He holds a Massachusetts Educator's license in History, grades 5 -12. Mr. Smith is a member of Cape Cod Covenant Church.

Dr. Marie Spadaro, P '22, '26

Chair, English Dept.

Dr. Marie Spadaro, P '22, '26

Chair, English Dept.

Grades 9-12

Mr. Mark Tanguay, P '18

Mr. Mark Tanguay, P '18

Guidance Director

Mr. Mark Tanguay, P '18

Guidance Director

Mr. Mark Tanguay, P '18

Guidance Director

Grades 9-12

Mr. Tanguay earned his bachelor’s degree from Colby College and his M.Ed in Counseling from Bridgewater State University.
Before coming to JPII, he spent 35 years at Plymouth Carver and Plymouth North, the last 18 of which he served as the Guidance Department Chairperson. He, his wife, and his daughter are members of St Margaret Parish.

Ms. Laurie Uguccioni

Piano/Band

Ms. Laurie Uguccioni

Piano/Band

Grades 5-12

Ms. Uguccioni has been teaching piano for Grades 5-8 and serving as our school choral accompanist for several years.  Ms. Uguccioni earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami and her Masters of Fine Arts at New York University.

Mr. Daniel Wahle

Religion

Mr. Daniel Wahle

Religion

Grades 5-8

Mr. Wahle teaches religion for the seventh and eighth grades.  He received his B.A. from Assumption College and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Pastoral Theology from Augustine Institute.  Mr. Wahle is a parishioner of Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich where he serves as a lector.

Mrs. Meaghan Wile, P '30

Science

Mrs. Meaghan Wile, P '30

Science

Grades 5-8

Mrs. Wile graduated with a BS from Stonehill College and received her MEd through the PACT Program at Providence College.  She has taught middle school & high school science courses for 14 years.  She also serves as the moderator for the Science Club & Garden Club.

Mr. Michael Young, '14

Mr. Michael Young, '14

Athletic Director

Mr. Michael Young, '14

Athletic Director

Mr. Michael Young, '14

Athletic Director

Grades 5-12

Mr. Young earned his BA from Stonehill College in 2019 and is an alum of JPII, graduating in 2014.  After graduating from college, Young began his coaching career at Stonehill as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for the baseball team. Now, Young is entering his third year as JPII’s head baseball coach. He belongs to St. Mary’s Parish in Mansfield, MA.