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Leadership  | Math  | Performing Arts  | Physical Education
Science 
| Social Studies  | Special Education  | Visual Arts  | World Language  

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A name in Bold Print indicates a Department Chair. 

 

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Athletics

Joelle Cardona- Director of Athletics- Email: joelle.cardona@simivalleyusd.org

Christian Aurand - Assistant Director of Athletics - Email: christian.aurand@simivalleyusd.org

 

Fall Sports 

Ashley Knabe - Cheer and Stunt - Email: amknabe7@gmail.com
Jorge Barajas- Boys Cross Country- Email: barajasjorge@att.net 
Abigail Walker- Girls Cross Country- Email: 6walkers1999@gmail.com
Jim Benkert - Football - james.benkert@simivalleyusd.org ; coachjb21@aol.com
Chris Mankey - Girls Golf- Email: christopher.mankey@simivalleyusd.org
Robert Wickwire- Girls Tennis- Email: simitenniscoach@yahoo.comrobert.wickwire@simivalleyusd.org
Samantha Crane- Girls Volleyball- Email: svhs.crane@gmail.com

 

Winter Sports 
Ryan Bradshaw- Boys Basketball- Email: ryan.bradshaw@simivalleyusd.org

Tanya Wismann- Girls Basketball- Email: tanya.wismann@simivalleyusd.org
Ryan Woods- Boys Soccer- Email: svhspioneersoccer@gmail.com 
Jawara Adisa-Farrar- Girls Soccer - Email: jaja.aa007@gmail.com
Gary Murphy - Wrestling- Email: gmsportsnut@roadrunner.com

 

Spring Sports 
John Arisohn- Baseball- Email: john.arisohn@simivalleyusd.org

Matt WIlliamson- Boys Golf- Email: matt@simihillsgolf.com
Mike Pulispher- Girls Lacrosse- Email: michael.pulispher@simivalleyusd.org
Julio Ramirez - Boys Lacrosse - Email: coachjramirez@aol.com
Raaine Datan- Softball- Email: svhs.sb.coach@gmail.com
Robert Wickwire- Boys Tennis- Email: simitenniscoach@yahoo.com
; robert.wickwire@simivalleyusd.org
Steve Ringgold- Track and Field- Email: snr@steveringgold.com 
Hunter Horn- Boys Volleyball- Email: hunter.horn@simivalleyusd.org

Career Education

Lisa Giacalone - Exploring Computer Science, Computer Programming I & II, AP Computer Science A, ROP Robotics Technology, Honors Robotics ROP - Email: lisa.giacalone@simivalleyusd.org

Tammy Harter  - Work Experience & ROP ; Peer Tutoring - (805) 577-1400, ext. 6733 - Email: tammy.harter.hohensee@simivalleyusd.org

David Jones - Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Marketing - Email: david.jones@simivalleyusd.org

Jeramie Oliveira - Email: jeramie.oliveira@simivalleyusd.org

Robert Rennie - Wood Technologies - Email: robert.rennie@simivalleyusd.org

College & Career Seminar

Garrett Pendleton - Email: garrett.pendleton@simivalleyusd.org

Scott Vermette - Email: scott.vermette@simivalleyusd.org 

English Language Learners - ELL

Alisa Simpson - Email: alisa.simpson@simivalleyusd.org
Amanda Shrock - Email: amanda.shrock@simivalleyusd.org

D'lorah Wismar - Email: dlorah.wismar@simivalleyusd.org

Industrial Arts (Technical Arts)

Russell Martin - ROP Automotive Technology - Email: russell.martin@simivalleyusd.org
Robert Rennie - Wood Technologies - Email: robert.rennie@simivalleyusd.org

Information Technology (Technical Arts)

Lisa Giacalone - Exploring Computer Science, Computer Programming I & II, AP Computer Science A, ROP Robotics Technology, Honors Robotics ROP - Email: lisa.giacalone@simivalleyusd.org

Leadership

Jennifer Horn - Email: jennifer.christman@simivalleyusd.org ; Website:  jenchristmanproductions.com
Brian Kiunke, Director of Activities - Email: brian.kiunke@simivalleyusd.org

Performing Arts (Fine Arts)

Shanda Bonn   - Theatre Arts & French - Email: shanda.bonn@simivalleyusd.org
Matthew Smith- Instrumental Music - Email: matthew.smith@simivalleyusd.org

Brittney Wescamillo - Choral Music, Guitar, & Music Appreciation - Email: brittney.wescamillo@simivalleyusd.org

Physical Education

Ryan Bradshaw - Bowling, Weights - Email: ryan.bradshaw@simivalleyusd.org
Jessica Ellis - Yoga -  Email: jessica.ellis@simivalleyusd.org
Brett McNulty, - Adapted PE - Email: brett.mcnulty@simivalleyusd.org
Garrett Pendleton - PE 9, PE 10 - Email: garrett.pendleton@simivalleyusd.org
Steven Schreck - PE 9, Skateboarding - Email: steven.schreck@simivalleyusd.org -
Blog: ScheckBlog.Wordpress
Scott Vermette - PE 9, PE 10 - Email: scott.vermette@simivalleyusd.org

Science

Mijal Batscha  -Biology - Email: mijal.batscha@simivalleyusd.org
Brenda Coleman - Chemistry, Biology - Email: brenda.coleman@simivalleyusd.org 
Loren Dacanay - AP Research, AP Seminar, Chemistry - Email: loren.dacanay@simivalleyusd.org
Hunter Horn - Biology, Earth Science - Email: hunter.horn@simivalleyusd.org
Patrick Kelly - Molecular Biology, AP Biology, Chemistry H, Biotech Chemistry H - Email: patrick.kelly@simivalleyusd.org
Chris Mankey  - Anatomy/Physiology, Email: christopher.mankey@simivalleyusd.org

Lindsay Miller  - Anatomy/Physiology, Earth Science - Email: lindsay.miller@simivalleyusd.org
Elizabeth Peterson - Earth Science, AP Environmental Science - Email: elizabeth.peterson@simivalleyusd.org 

Giuseppina Smith - Biology, Biotech Biology - Email: giuseppina.smith@simivalleyusd.org
Alisa Speidel  - MHC Anatomy/Physiology, MHC Biology H - Medical Health Careers (MHC) Academy & HOSA  Advisor
                             Email: alisa.speidel@simivalleyusd.org
Monika Way  - Chemistry, MHC Chemistry, AP Chemistry - Email: monika.way@simivalleyusd.org - Google Classroom
Qin (Jean) Zhou  - Physics, AP Physics, Earth Science - Email: qin.zhou@simivalleyusd.org - Website

Social Studies

John Arisohn - AP World History - Email: john.arisohn@simivalleyusd.org
Christian Aurand - US History - Email: christian.aurand@simivalleyusd.org
Lauren Gallant - AP US History, MHC/BT US History - Email: lauren.gallant@simivalleyusd.org
Christian Gori - Government/Economics, World History - Email: christian.gori@simivalleyusd.org
Daniel Ham - World History, US History - Email: daniel.ham@simivalleyusd.orgwww.turnitin.com

Terrie Hamilton - Psychology, AP Psychology, Child Development - Email: theresa.hamilton@simivalleyusd.org

David Jones - US History - Email: david.jones@simivalleyusd.org

Andrew Shrock  - AP Government/Economics, US History - Email: andrew.shrock@simivalleyusd.org

Ryan Taggart - Government/Economics - Email: john.taggart@simivalleyusd.org
Tami Temple - World History - Email: tamara.temple@simivalleyusd.org
Mike Vitale  - AP Human Geography, World History, Film Studies
                        Email: michael.vitale@simivalleyusd.orgwww.vitaleworldhistory.com

 

Special Education

Lindsay Carpenter - Email: lindsay.carpenter@simivalleyusd.org
Sandy Causey  - Email: sandy.causey@simivalleyusd.org - Website

Ginger DiRuscio - Email: ginger.diruscio@simivalleyusd.org
Emily Doepking - Email: emily.doepking@simivalleyusd.org
Fabienne Heathcote - Email: fabienne.heathcote@simivalleyusd.org
Gail Johnson - Email: laudis.johnson@simivalleyusd.org

Erin Kinsley - Email: erin.kinsley@simivalleyusd.org
Kathy Lirones  - Email: kathleen.lirones@simivalleyusd.org
Brianne Mahlstedt - Email: brianne.mahlstedt@simivalleyusd.org
Shawn Megli - Email: shawn.megli@simivalleyusd.org
Cyndi Page  - Adult Ed. Campus - Email: cynthia.page@simivalleyusd.org

Cathi Plahn - Email: cathleen.plahn@simivalleyusd.org - Communicates by Texting
Nicole Sampogna - Email: nicole.sampogna@simivalleyusd.org
Michael Smith - Email: michael.smith@simivalleyusd.org

Kyle Stransky - Email: kyle.stransky@simivalleyusd.org

Visual Arts (Fine Arts)

Heather Marx - Video Production, Drawing & Painting - Email: heather.marx@simivalleyusd.org
Jeff Lindell  -
Engineering Design/CAD, Photography & Yearbook - Email: jeffrey.lindell@simivalleyusd.org
Trace Larson - Ceramics, Basic Design - Email: trace.larson@simivalleyusd.org

World Language

Jennifer Baldwin - Spanish - Email: jennifer.baldwin@simivalleyusd.org
Shanda Bonn - French - Email: shanda.bonn@simivalleyusd.org
Lourdes Caal - Spanish - Email: lourdes.caal@simivalleyusd.org
Liliana Cadena - Spanish - Email: liliana.cadena@simivalleyusd.org
Charles Katz  - American Sign Language - Email: charles.katz@simivalleyusd.org
Jan Tamoto  - Spanish - Email: janice.tamoto@simivalleyusd.org