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Anna Delaney is joining the St. Ambrose faculty this year as the sixth grade religion teacher. Anna is looking forward to getting to know
Initially tasked by her parents to check out St. Ambrose on behalf of her high school brothers, Ahrom Thompson ended her tour of the
After receiving an undergrad in chemistry and biochemistry from Drake University and her master’s of secondary education from UW-Madison, Quinn Meyers can’t wait to
Latin and history teacher Dr. Geoffrey Ludvik is a biblical archeologist who’s passionate about making history relatable to his students in order to get
Joel Kurth is looking forward to his time in the classroom as St. Ambrose’s business math teacher. Joel anticipates that the practical applications of
As Director of Student Ministries, veteran teacher Theresa Klinkhammer creates opportunities for the students to encounter the Lord throughout the school year so that
Dr. John Joy joins the St. Ambrose faculty as ninth-grade religion teacher. John is the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Diocese of
St. Ambrose is delighted to have Karen Edie as art teacher. Karen is a firm believer in hard work over talent. She often encourages
St. Ambrose science and math students are often treated to carefully crafted, personalized curriculum from longtime science and math teacher and St. Ambrose founding
After working in neuroscience labs and as a teaching assistant during her undergraduate career, Liza Campanella decided to serve others as a teacher. Liza
Katie Behrens has taught English and grammar at St. Ambrose for the past six years and serves as the forensics coach for the school.
Dean of Students, college counselor, and Latin and English teacher, Dr. Mary Skemp is a true asset to St. Ambrose! In the classroom, Mary
Dr. Constance Nielsen has been with St. Ambrose since its founding. Serving in various roles throughout the years, Connie is currently Dean of Faculty
Dean of Academic Success and history and science teacher Michael Kwas has been with St. Ambrose for over eight years. Like all the St.
St. Ambrose owes its smooth operations to the hard work of Kim Gilmore, who combines several different administrative roles into one position due to
St. Ambrose is extraordinarily blessed to have Fr. Greg Ihm as our school chaplain. Fr. Greg visits the school weekly and spends the entire
Carolyn Averill brings a unique perspective to her role as advancement director. As a convert to Catholicism, Carolyn understands the experience of being on
As Director of Enrollment, Angela Hineline values being the first point of contact when a family is searching for a great school, knowing that
Joe Draves is passionate about offering young people a complete education that can be a refuge and oasis in the world, one that corresponds
The 2021-2022 academic year will be Scott Schmiesing’s fourteenth year as principal. Scott has blessed the school with his ability to listen carefully to
Joan Carey, one of the founders of St. Ambrose Academy, continues to embrace the highly important nature of the work of forming a Catholic