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ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Catherine Valiant >>
Catherine Valiant graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Education and she has taught at St. Joseph’s Catholic School since 2011. Prior to joining SJS, Mrs. Valiant worked for 12 years with Pacific Science Center's Science on Wheels program, bringing hands on science programs to students in all 39 counties of WA. She also taught for four years at Queen of Angels School in Port Angeles. Mrs. Valiant is thankful to teach at a catholic school where she has the freedom to incorporate God's creative hand in our Earth and Universe. Her goals are to guide students to think, question, observe and problem solve.
Charlotte Frankovic >>
“Go out there and make a difference.” Mrs. Frankovic
Charlotte Frankovic graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Physical Education and minoring in History and continued her education receiving her Fifth Year Degree from MSU. She has been teaching at St. Joseph’s Catholic School since 1987. Mrs. Frankovic has been a valued member of the SJS staff giving her time in many programs, coaching several different sports and leading the way with fundraising! In short, she does whatever needs to be done to ensure the success of our school and its students. Mrs. Frankovic chose St. Joseph’s Catholic School because it gave her the opportunity to teach the whole student and focus on what is most important – Christ and His church. “I love what we do! I love the community, the faith, and the people I work with – whether it’s the kids, families or staff.” Both of her children attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School. She is proud to have her grandchild enrolled at SJS.
Holli Williams >>
Holli Williams graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Reading and K-8 education. She then earned her Master’s Degree in Reading. Mrs. Williams is a native of the Tri-Cities and decided to return with her husband to raise their family. She began working at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in 2014 and she is enjoying the family atmosphere and high expectations for student achievement
Michelle Lumetta >>
Michelle Lumetta graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She has worked for St. Joseph’s Catholic School since 2006, but her involvement with the school began in 1996 when her son started preschool. Mrs. Lumetta has a broad background that includes working in the fields of biochemistry and chemistry research. She enjoys helping students prepare for high school math and science curriculums as a means of understanding the beautiful universe God created. St. Joseph’s Catholic School offers her the ability to express both her scientific and religious beliefs, and share these with others.
Angele St. Hilaire >>
Angele St. Hilaire graduated summa cum laude from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a double major in Theology and Philosophy. She was accepted on full scholarship into the Ph.D. Program in Philosophy at the University of Dallas where she successfully completed a year of coursework before following her vocation to marriage in Washington state. Utilizing her theological education, Mrs. St. Hilaire has worked professionally and as a volunteer in a variety of Catholic ministries, including Middle School Religion, Young Adult Ministry, Adult Faith Formation, Religious Education, RCIA, and High School Youth Ministry, but is most alive when sharing Christ with middle school youth in the classroom environment.