Meet Our Faculty

The MVC faculty is exceptional, not just because they know the content and deliver engaging learning experiences, but because they deeply care for my children. Long after the content knowledge fades, I know my children will remember their teachers as role-models -- as inspiring adults of excellent character, wisdom, and kindness.

Jumping "all in" to the 2022-2023 school year!

Middle School Faculty

Deepak Bardhan
Meet Mr. Bardhan


Stephen Bigger
Chamber Singers
Meet Mr. Bigger


Christopher Evans
Meet Mr. Evans


Sarah Johsens
Language & Literature 7, Math 1
Meet Mrs. Johsens


Kim Rader
Bible 7, Life Science
Meet Mrs. Rader


Michelle Sallee
Meet Ms. Sallee


Leslie Barreras
Spanish B
Meet Mrs. Barreras


Michelle Bjorkman
Dance Fundamentals, Exploratory Wheel A, Discovering Art
Meet Mrs. Bjorkman


Dawn Hoy
Earth Science/Yearbook
Meet Mrs. Hoy


Emily Murray
Math I & II
Meet Mrs. Murray


Clara Retta
Spanish A
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Rodney Stanton
Bible/Individuals & Societies
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Trisha Bergthold 
PHE & Design/Makerspace
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Wendy Estorga
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Jacob Lee
Physical Science
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Sarah Radel
Language & Literature
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Kenneth Sabatte
Spanish A / Spanish Survey
Meet Mr. Sabatte


Jayde Wagner
Individuals & Societies
Meet Miss Wagner


High School Faculty

Deepak Bardhan
Graphic Design / Photography

Adam Chan
Physics / Mechatronics
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Emily Dowd
Applications & Interpretations SL/HL
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Ryan Gindl
Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
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Jaime Huerta
Spanish SL
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Matthew Kim
Precal/Trig / Precal/Trig Hon / Robotics / 3D Printing & Design
Meet Mr. Kim

Jacob Lee
Biology / Biology Honors / Math Lab I
Meet Mr. Lee
Catherine Lowney
Language & Literature


Kris McIntyre
Health & Wellness / PE / Health & Wellness Sports Performance
Meet Ms. McIntyre

Ashley Negard
Chemistry / Chemistry SL
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Andrea Ortega
Psychology HL
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Joe Polwrek
Econ of Entrep / Global Politics SL/HL
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Michelle Sallee
Ceramics I & II
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Jeremiah Spears
Biblical Narrative I
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Ryan Todt
Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
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Leslie Barreras
Spanish 1 / Spanish Ab Initio
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Dr. Byong Hoon Chang
Algebra II / Algebra II Honors / Applications & Interpretations HL
Meet Dr. Chang
Daryl Fleming
English I / English I Honors / Writing Lab II
Meet Mrs. Fleming
Michael Fu
Sports, Exercise & Health Science SL/HL / Biology HL
Meet Mr. Fu
Laramie Holtzclaw
Language & Literature SL
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Seth Johnson
Art I / Photography / Advanced Photography / Advanced Photo Gallery
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Devin Kleffer
US History Hon / Podcasting & Storytelling
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Donell Lindner
History SL/HL
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Dr. Harleigh Marsh
Analysis & Approaches HL
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Danelle Mercer
Rhetoric: Speech & Debate
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Michelle Nielsen
World History / World History Hon
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Lidia Ortiz
Spanish III / Spanish SL
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Clara Retta
Spanish II
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Jeremy Scott
History / History Hon / Film SL/HL
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Rachel Stecker
Biblical Narrative II / Biblical Narative - Discipleship / Ethics
Amber West
English II Honors
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Steven Bigger
Chorale / Voice
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Kayley Chartier
English I & II / Yearbook
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Nate Gentilin
Language & Literature HL / Literature HL
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Dawn Hoy
Environmental Systems & Societies SL
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Adolph "Coach A.J." Joseph
Sports Performance / Health & Wellness
Meet Coach A.J.
Stacie Lawhorne
ACE/ASB Leadership
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Ana Lopez
Spanish I & II
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Fred McCuistion
Biology / Chemistry / Chemistry Hon
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Jefferson Munchinsky
Applications & Interpretations SL / Applications & Approaches HL
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Jaron Olson
Sports, Exercise and Health Science SL/HL
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Morgan Perez
Theatre SL/HL / Scenic Design
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David Rudolph
Geometry / Geometry Hon
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Darlene Sparks
Art I-III / Visual Art SL/HL
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Sean Stiles
Digital Video Production / Intro to Theatre / Theatre
Meet Mr. Stiles


Jesse West
Biblical Narative I/II
Meet Mr. West