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Grammar School Principal

Mrs. Holt has been involved in classical Christian education for 13 years where she has served as a teacher and now as a principal. She holds her BS in Zoology with an emphasis in cellular biology from the University of California, Davis and her cytology certification from the University of California, San Francisco.

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Laura Raitt

Kindergraten Teacher

Mrs. Raitt loves teaching Kindergarten. She's been teaching for the last 15 years. She holds a BA in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University and a Multiple-Subject Credential from Concordia University, Irvine. Mrs. Raitt loves teaching young children and finding ways to bring music into the classroom.

First Grade Teacher

Mrs. Simonji teaches First Grade at The Geneva School and has done so since the school opened. She graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts.

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Mandy Campbell

Second Grade Teacher

Third Grade Teacher

Ms. Song has been teaching at a classical Christian school since 2015. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and a minor in Education.She also received her multi-subject teaching credential and a Master's degree in Education from UCSB.

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Fourth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Verchick is thrilled to be the fourth grade teacher at TGS!  Her education background began at UCLA, majoring in both Environmental Studies and World Arts and Cultures; she later earned her Masters in Education from Grand Canyon University

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Fifth Grade Math | Third & Fourth Grade Science

Mrs. Lee has been teaching at The Geneva School since 2018 where she loves being able to serve her students and point them to the truth, goodness and beauty found in our one God and Creator. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications in 2004 from the University of California, San Diego.  She also earned her CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in 2014 from Cal State Fullerton.

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Fifth Grade Teacher | Medieval Humanities

Shaun Williams has been teaching for the last 16 years. Shaun attended Biola University, earning her Bachelor of Arts in history and studying the Great Books of Western Civilization in the Torrey Honors Institute.  She earned a Masters of Arts in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University, attended the Pew Younger Scholars Program at the University of Notre Dame, and did primary research at Harvard University.

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Sixth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Adam graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Master’s degree in Kinesiology and completed courses for her teaching credential.

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5th-8th grade Science Teacher and 6th Grade Math Teacher 

Mrs. Crabbe graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and a minor in Chemistry. 

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Humanities | Writing | History | Logic School Chair

Michelle Hahne has been teaching in classical Christian settings for the last eighteen years.She holds her BA in liberal arts and culture with an emphasis in classical education from New St. Andrews College and is almost finished pursuing her MA in historical theology from Westminster Seminary in California.

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New Testament & Apologetics | Logic | Humanities

Mr. Sholar originally grew up in Marietta, Georgia, before moving out to Southern California in high school. He attended Biola University where he received his undergraduate degree in Biblical & Theological Studies.Mr. Sholar then went on to Talbot School of Theology where he received his Master of Arts in New Testament and he is currently working on a Master of Divinity.

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Old Testament Survey & Systematic Theology

Jonathan grew up in Southern California in a Christian home. His interest in the study of Scripture, theology, and church history grew while he was in high school and upon graduation, he attended the Calvary Chapel Bible College. After obtaining B.A. in History at California State University San Marcos, he earned a M.Div. at Westminster Seminary California.

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Logic School Latin

A native to Southern California, Mr. Aeschliman is excited to be a part of The Geneva School family. Mr. Aeschliman discovered his passion for Classical languages while in the seminary, where he eventually taught both upper level Latin and introductory Biblical Greek for three years. 

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Sixth through Eighth Grade Math | PE

Kevin Atef has been teaching mathematics for the past seven years. He has a degree in Computer Information Systems from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a teaching credential from Concordia University Irvine with a specialization in mathematics.

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Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Art Teacher

Graduating  from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Illustration, she has found opportunities to create art wherever she can.

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Ellie Nesheim

Teacher Aide

Mrs. Nesheim grew up in Indiana and came out to California to attend The Masters University and pursue her dream of playing collegiate level soccer. She got her Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology and met her husband there. Shortly after graduating, they were married and moved down to South Orange County. For the past few years, Mrs. Nesheim has been teaching PE and Computer Science at a Montessori school, where she truly fell in love with teaching. She is excited to be a part of The Geneva School to not only grow and learn in her knowledge of teaching, but also grow in the knowledge of Gods Word! 

Kristin Moersch

Teacher Aide

 

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Becky McMackin

Teacher Aide

Mrs. McMackin started teaching at classical schools in 2007 after graduating from The Master’s University with a BA in Liberal Studies and a California Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential. She holds her MA in Education from National University. Becky has taught for seven years in kindergarten, second and fifth-grade classes; she has also served as a teacher’s aide for three years.

 

Tim Chung

Athletic Director