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  Mrs. Brooke Bachmann
Preschool Instructional Aide
Phone: 
573-547-4300
Degree: 
  Ms. Julie Baer
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 313
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, 1-8 Learning Disabilities K-6, M.A.T. in Teaching

Ms. Baer has been teaching at St. Vincent's for twenty years all of which have been at second grade. Prior to coming to St. Vincent's she taught special education at Perryville Elementary School for six years. She loves working at SV because she can share her faith with children. She has three children: Heidi (SV '09), Abby (SV '12), and Alex (SV '15) and one grandchild, Lyla.  
 

Mrs. Danielle Bishop
1st Grade Teacher
Phone
: 573-547-4300 ext. 306
Degree: B.A. in Elementary and Special Education  

Mrs. Bishop is serving her first year at St. Vincent. She graduated from SV in 2016 and then attended Southeast Missouri State University until 2019, when she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree  in Elementary and Special Education. She substitute taught in Florida until April of 2021. Mrs. Bishop and her husband then moved back to her hometown of Perryville. She is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Administration. In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar and singing, camping, and watching movies. She is excited to be back at SV!

  Mrs. Samantha Brown
Elementary Cafeteria Staff
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 344
Degree:  
  Mrs. Deidre Buerck
Elementary Cafeteria Staff
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 344
Degree: N/A

Mrs. Deidre Buerck has been married to her wonderful husband Jeffrey Buerck (SV'94) graduate since 2000. They have two wonderful children Ethan and Ava, both attend SV. She loves working at St. Vincent Elementary School children and faculty. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, baking, traveling, and listening to Christian music.
  Mrs. Nancy Bullock
Elementary Cafeteria Staff
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 344
Degree: 

Mrs. Melinda Carron
K-6 Art Teacher, After School Care Director
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 324
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, Minor in Special Education, Extended Area of Specialization in Math (7-9)

Mrs. Carron has been teaching Art part time for twenty-three years at St. Vincent Elementary. Before joining the St. Vincent faculty, she had five years experience in elementary education. Mrs. Carron attended Southeast Missouri State University and received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education and an extended area of specialization in Math for teaching grades 7-9.  She is married to Steve and they have four children, Angela, Joel, Amanda and Jason, two in-laws, Anthony and Jordan and grandchildren, Jonah, Dessa, Eden, and Quincy. Mrs. Carron also directs the After School Care Program.
  Mrs. Brenda Cobb
Preschool Instructional Aide
Phone:
 573-547-4300
Degree: 
  Mrs. Bonnie Comte
After School Care
Phone:
573-547-4300 
Degree: B.S. in Education (Major: 7-12 Social Studies, Minor: English and Behavioral Science)

Mrs. Bonnie Comte began teaching in 1980. She taught two years in St. Louis, eight years in Festus, and then took some time off to raise her children. Mrs. Comte has worked various jobs at St. Vincent since 1999.
 
  Mrs. Cindy Elder
2nd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 305
Degree: B.S. in Fashion Merchandising, Teaching Certification Grades 1-8, M.A. in Teaching

Mrs. Cindy Elder has been teaching at St. Vincent since 2001. She began in 4th grade and moved to 2nd grade the following year. Before coming to St. Vincent Mrs. Elder worked part-time for the Parents as Teachers program in Perryville and Altenburg. She teaches at St. Vincent because she feels God called her to be here. She enjoys children this age and loves helping them prepare for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion.

Mrs. Elder has been married to her husband, Dean (SV ’79) for thirty-three years.  They have three children:  Randi (SV ’08), Kiley (SV ’10), and Trent (SV ’13).
 
  Mrs. Amy Edwards 
School Partnership Program Clinical Therapist, SADD Moderator
Phone:
 
573-547-4300 ext. 311
Degree: 
B.S. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling, LPC

 

 

Mrs. Ashley Evans
3rd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 327
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Ashley Evans has been teaching at St. Vincent Elementary since 2012.  She teaches 3rd grade and loves every minute of it!  Mrs. Evans enjoys watching the students grow during the year she works with them and cherishes the special relationships she has with each child. Mrs. Evans is thankful to have found her place at St. Vincent which she describes as "such a caring and dedicated school."

Mrs. Evans received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2011 and holds her teaching certification.  Mrs. Evan's is currently working towards a  Masters Degree in Reading.

Mrs. Evans lives in Perryville with her husband Jeremy, their three children, Madelyn, Lucy, and Weston. They also have a jack russell named Indy and a cat named Seraphina. In her free time, when  not browsing for fun classroom ideas, Mrs. Evans enjoys spending quality time with her family, online shopping, and doing anything DIY, crafty, and creative! 
  Mr. Bill Fischer
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 250
Degree: B.A. in Music Education, M.A. in Teaching

Mr. Fischer is in his forty-third year of teaching instrumental music. His experience includes; two years in the North Calloway School System in Kingdom City, MO, twenty-nine years in the Perryville Public School System, and eleven years in the St. Vincent School System. He earned his Bachelor of  Music Education at Northeast  Missouri State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Webster University in St. Louis. Mr. Fischer serves as a judge and adjudicator at Music Festivals around the state. His bands have successfully completed in both Music and Marching Festivals around the state  and in Florida. He is also involved in several music activities around the community include singing in church choral groups, assisting and playing for local musicals and performing in variety shows. 

Mr. Fischer and his wife Kathy (deceased) have three sons. Chris, the oldest has a degree in Music Technology and is currently touring the country, Canada and Europe with major performing groups. Zach has a degree in Law Enforcement and is currently serving on the police force in St. Charles and Joel is a Band Director in the Parkway School System in St. Louis County.  
  Mrs. Brianna Geile
1st Grade Teacher
Phone:
573-547-4300 ext. 304
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Mrs. Brianna Geile has been teaching preschool for five year. She is a 2012 Perryville graduate and currently has her B.S. in Early Childhood Education. She enjoys teaching the children and watching them grow. She is also very excited to share her love of learning and Jesus with her students.

Mrs. Geile is from Perryville. She has been married to her husband, Ryan for almost two years. She has two kids, Justen and Isabella. In her free time she likes to go to her children's soccer games and gymnastic practices, as well as going fishing and hunting.   
  Mrs. Hannah Gremaud
Elementary Administrative Assistant
Phone:
573-547-4300 ext. 325
Degree: Registered Medical Assistant

Mrs. Gremaud was raised in Perryville, MO. She attended St. Vincent's grade school and graduated from Perryville High School in 2010. She has previously worked in the healthcare field for tens years as a medical assistant. She resides in Perryville with her husband, Alex, and their two children, Madison and Nolan. They live and work on the family farm. She loves spending time with her family, camping, and attendng sporting events.  
  Mr. Tim Kratochvil
Band Director
Phone: 
573-547-4300
Degree: 
 
           

 

Mrs. Terrie LaRose
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 321
Degree: B.S. in Business Administration (Human Resource Management), B.S. in Elementary Education

Mrs. LaRose began teaching in 2005 at a small school called Marquand Elementary. She taught sixth grade her first year and then first grade the next seven years. Then in 2013, she was blessed with the opportunity to teach first grade here at St. Vincent Elementary. In her free time she enjoys being with her family. Mrs. LaRose and her husband John have three children, Logan (1994), Isaac (2011), and Andrew (2017). We love spending time outdoors, cooking, reading, and playing.
 

Ms.Casey Litton
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone:573-547-4300 ext. 320
Degree: 
B. S. in Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education

Mrs. Litton is from Perryville and is a 2012 graduate of PHS. She then attended Mineral Area College, where she received her Associates in the Science of Teaching. From there she went to Southeast Missouri State University, where she received her B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education. This is Mrs. Litton's third year teaching and she is very excited to teach young Kindergarteners about Jesus, and his love for us. 

 
  Mrs. Amanda Martin
4th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 317
Degree:
B.S. in Early and Elementary Education, Masters in School Administration
 
Mrs. Martin has been teaching for her alma mater, St. Vincent, since 2000.  She has taught 4th grade Language Arts since 2004.  Her undergraduate degree certifies her to teach birth through 6th grade and she has a Masters in School Administration. Mrs. Martin has been married to Michael since 2002. They have 3 children: Sophia, Stephen, and Sadie. She is an avid Cardinals fan and loves to take pictures and scrapbook.
  Mrs. Amanda Jannin-McClure
Instructional Aide
Phone:
573-547-4300
Degree: 
 

Mrs. Amy Miesner
4th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 308
Degree: B.S. in Education, Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies

Mrs. Amy Miesner began her teaching career in the year 2000. She began teaching at St. Joseph's School in Zell, MO. While she was at St. Joseph's she taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. In 2011, she was given the opportunity to come and teach at her alma mater, St. Vincent's. She teaches 4th grade Religion, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

She loves teaching at St. Vincent's because she has the privilege to teach not only to the mind, but the heart as well. She enjoys being a "sharer of faith" with my students. She wants all of her students to know "They are an important part of our class family". 

She has been married to Brian since 2002. They are blessed with a sixteen year old daughter, Lauren, who attends St. Vincent's. They have a little zoo at their house consisting of four cats, Minnie, Evie, Inky, and Boo) as well as three guinea pigs. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys walking, tending to her flowers, and spending time with her family.

 

Mrs. Cheryl Miller
Preschool Instructional Aide
Phone:
573-547-4300
Degree: B.S. in Nursing

Mrs. Cheryl Miller lives in Perryville with her husband and two children, who both attend SV since preschool. She graduated from SEMO in 2018 with a BSN and has been a Nurse on the pediatric floor for two years at St. Francis. She is excited for the opportunity to work more with children and for this new experience. 

 

 

Mr. Creston Moore
6th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 307
Degree: B.S. in General Studies with Emphasis in History and Social Sciences

Mr. Creston Moore is in his third year at St. Vincent Elementary School. He teaches language and spelling to his homeroom 6th grade class, as well as social studies and science to the 5th and 6th graders.

Mr. Moore received his Bachelors Degree in General Studies, with an emphasis in History and Social Sciences from Southeast Missouri State University, while serving as a Student Assistant and then Director of Football Operations for the SEMO Redhawk Football Program. 

Mr. Moore enjoys being outdoors, traveling to visit family, and LOVES football and crappie fishing. Currently he is in his first year as an Assistant Football Coach for St. Vincent Junior Varsity  and Varsity Football teams. He also volunteers as a coach for the Perryville Rec Soccer Leagues.

Mr. Moore has been married to his wife Amanda (SV 2003) for thirteen years and they are blessed with four children: Emma, Wesley, Eli, and Waylon. They reside in Perryville on his wife's family farm.

  Mrs. Amy Naeger
Elementary Custodian
Phone: 573-547-4300 

 

Mrs. Joanna Nuemann
Custodian
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: N/A

Mrs. Joanna Nuemann has been working at St. Vincent for eleven years as a Teacher Aide and as a Resource Room Coordinator. In her time at SV she has been a Teacher Aide to K, 1st, and 3rd grade and was a Resource Room Coordinator last school year. She loves working with children.  She has been married to her husband Dale for twenty-three years and has two sons, Lance (20) and Chance (16). Lance is a 2016 gradute of SV and Chance is a junior at SV. She loves the faculty and staff at SV and spending time with her family.

 

Mrs. Alyssa Ochs
Kindergarten Teacher
Phone:
573-547-4300 ext. 322
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Certification

Mrs. Alyssa Ochs is a 2012 graduate of St. Vincent. her husband, Derrek, is also a 2012 graduate. They have two children, Kase and Bryer. 

Mrs. Ochs attended Southeast Missouri State University, graduating in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with an additional Elementary Certification. This will be her sixth year in education, She was a Teacher's Assistant in Kindergarten at Perryville Elementary School for one year and then taught 1st grade the past three years at Perryville Primary Center. She is excited for the opportunity to teach at her Alma  Mater and feels as though St. Vincent is where God is calling her to be. She is looking forward to sharing her faith with her students and instilling a love of learning within them.

In her free time, Mrs. Ochs enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her two dogs, Chalmer and Scout, hunting, and fishing!  
 

Mrs. Amanda Pecaut
6th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 319
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education

Mrs. Amanda Pecaut began teaching at St. Vincent's in 2016. Prior to that, she was a sub for three years while she working toward her degree, and also did her student teaching here. Before that even began, she had been a SV parent for sixteen years, and still is. 

Mrs. Pecaut loves to teach at St. Vincent, where she can share her faith with her students and instill in them the values of the Catholic church. She says sixth grade is a perfect age to teach them morals, and to really explain to them what the Catholic faith believes. 

She has been with her husband, Danny for twenty-eight years and they have eight children and one son-in-law; Whitney (SV '12) and Tony, Makayla (SV '15), Abby (SV '16), Jacob (SV '18), Gabriel (SV '20), Grace (11th), Madelin (9th), and Noah (6th). In her free time, she loves to bake, walk/hike, scrapbook, camp, and spend time with her family.

  Mrs. Kelsey Rice
School Nurse
Phone:
573-547-4300 ext. 328
Degree: B.S. in Nursing 

Mrs. Kelsey Rice was born and raised in Perryville, MO. She is a 2006 graduate of SV and attended Maryville University for her Nursing Degree. She married Clinton Rice in 2011 and they have four children, Lucy is in first grade at SV, Maggie, Will, and Nora. Mrs. Rice has previously worked on the Progressive Care Unit at SFMC for four years and then moved to PCMH in 2014 where she worked in Surgery and Cardiac Rehab. In her spare time, she likes to run, bake, and spend time with family and friends. 

 

Mrs. Sheri Rollet
Instructional Aide
Phone: 573-547-4300 
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, M.A. in Education

Mrs. Sheri Rollet is fortunate to have taught second grade of twenty-six years at Perry County School District #32. Her favorite part of the day was when she read to the class or when her students read to her. Mrs. Rollet is looking forward to teaching in a parochial school where the love of Christ is the main focus. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her daughter, Abby, play softball, and reading.

   

Mrs. Chrissy Roth
Elementary Cafeteria Staff
Phone: 
573-547-4300 ext. 344

Mrs. Chrissy Roth is originally from Ste. Genevieve and moved to Perryville in 1994. She started working for SVE Cafeteria in December of 2012. She has two children, one who is very into the Drama program and one who loves sports. 

  Mrs. Krista Roth
Preschool Coordinator & Lead Teacher 
Phone: 573-547-4300
Degree: B.S. in Communication Disorders - Minor in Business Management

Mrs. Roth was born and raised in Perryville, MO. She was baptized at St. Rose of Lima in Silver Lake and attended religion at Christ the Savior in Brewer as a child. She graduated from Perryville High School in 2009 and currently holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders with a Minor in Business Management from Southeast Missouri State University and is planning to expand her knowledge in early childhood by obtaining extra certifications and by taking extra classes. 

Mrs. Roth was married at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in October 2019 to Jacob Roth, who is from Ste. Genevieve, MO. She is a mother of their beautiful baby girl, Allma Marie Roth and enjoys spending time together as a family as often as possible! Mrs. Krista is a part of the Cursillo Community and very much enjoys ministering to her Catholic faith however she feels called to do so, like working with the preschoolers. She often can be found  crafting on her Cricut machine, sewing, or just spending time with her family.  
  Mrs. Jane Schnurbusch
Music Teacher, Computer Teacher, Drama Director, Choir Director
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 309
Degree: B.S. in Music Education, M.A. in Music Education, M.A. in Religious Education, M.A. in School Administration

Mrs. Schnurbusch has been teaching at St. Vincent Catholic Schools for thirty years.  Her first three years she taught music and religion at the SV Middle School. The next nine years she spent working with sophomores and seniors in religion along with junior high students for music. From 2000 to the present she has been teaching combinations of elementary school music, elementary computer classes, and high school drama and religion. 

Mrs. Schnurbusch lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband, Larry—an SV graduate and former teacher. They have two children. Bailey is majoring in vocal performance and music education at Southeast Missouri State University and Landon is a junior at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Actuarial Science and Music Composition.
  Mrs. Pam Tarrillion
3rd Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 312
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education, Master's in Education

Mrs. Pam Tarrillion is a 1986 graduate of St. Vincent High School. She is married to Duane, who is also a SV Graduate (1985). They have one son, Drew, who is in eighth grade this year at SV. Her first teaching assignment in 1990, was in the St. Vincent Elementary School teaching Reading and Math. She spent one year in 2nd grade then moved to the 3rd grade the following year. Third grade is where she found her niche! This is her thirty-first year in education - all here at SV and her thirty-ninth year in third grade which she loves!  She enjoys spending the day with eight and nine year old's. It's a new day with happy faces and all of us learn something new! Besides teaching she enjoys being with her family, reading, baking, and cooking up new recipes.
 

Mrs. Diane Unterreiner
Elementary Principal
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 326
Degree: B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Masters in Education Administration

Mrs. Diane Unterreiner was blessed to start her teaching career in 1993 at Perry County School District #32. During her twenty-five years at PCSD #32, she has taught Early Childhood Special Education, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Title 1 Reading. She is now fortunate to be back at her alma mater to serve as St. Vincent's Elementary Principal. Teaching is her passion because she wants students to know the endless love God has for them.

She has been married to her wonderful husband Gerald (Buck) since 1982. They have proudly raised three sons: Benjamin, Derek, and Trent. Mrs. Unterreiner delights in being a grandma to Adrienne Rose and Brienne Violet. When she is not busy, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching baseball, listening to music,and being outdoors taking walks. 

  Mr. Bruce Valleroy
P.E. Teacher, High School Boys Head Basketball Coach
Phone:
573-547-4300 ext. 323
Degree: B.A. in Education

Mr. Bruce Valleroy  is starting his thirty-fourth year at St. Vincent
He is a 1981 Graduate of SV. Coach Valleroy taught K-4 PE his first six  years at SV. The last twenty-seven years was teaching 7-12 PE and also serving as the Athletic Director. This year he is teaching K-6  PE and is the Head High School Boys Basketball Coach  (Year  #29). Coach Valleroy is married to Robyn, also a SV Graduate. They have a son, Drew, who is a senior at SV.
  Mrs. Mia Yamnitz
Elementary Cafeteria Staff
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 344
Degree: 
 

Ms. Katlin Yates
5th Grade Teacher
Phone: 573-547-4300 ext. 329
Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education

Ms. Katlin Yates joined St. Vincent in 2019. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel, garden, and reading. Ms. Yates is very excited to be apart of the St. Vincent's family!

 

 

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SV Schools Show Me Dough Fundraiser

St. Vincent Schools will be participating in the Show Me Dough Fundraiser, which consists of butter braids, pizza, and...Read More

SV Schools Show Me Dough Fundraiser

St. Vincent Schools will be participating in the Show Me Dough Fundraiser, which consists of butter braids, pizza, and cookie dough. The fundraiser begins November 23 and ends December 10. The money raised will be used for SV School Security and Track Team. The delivery date is December 21 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria. Just in time for your Christmas celebrations.

We are encouraging each student to sell 10 items. As always thank you for all you do and your support! Questions, email Emily Hager at ehager@svdepaul.org.

Message from Fr. Joe
As superintendent of Saint Vincent Schools, it is my responsibility to ensure the safety of our students and staff and act in the best interest of our...Read More

Message from Fr. Joe

As superintendent of Saint Vincent Schools, it is my responsibility to ensure the safety of our students and staff and act in the best interest of our schools.

I had hoped that we could begin this school year with normalcy rather than with masks and quarantines but it seems that the pandemic has not yet finished with us. It is still my goal to provide as much in-school learning as possible.

As part of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and citizens of Perry County, we are obliged to cooperate with the Perry County Health Department and follow the guidelines they provide. The Health Department has threatened to report any noncompliance of our school to various agencies including the Missouri High School Athletic Association which could result in the disqualification of our school from interscholastic sports competition. While I do not care for such threats, it is not in the best interest of our school nor our students to risk that outcome.

In my view, it is not proper for St. Vincent Schools to become an enforcing agent of the health department's quarantine orders. That is a civil matter, not a school matter. However, providing a safe environment for faculty, staff, and students is very much a school matter.

This past week a significant number of our students were ordered to quarantine by the health department. Subsequently, the health department notified us of their quarantine order. A few parents chose to disobey the quarantine order and send their children to school without masks or social distance. Because I do not wish to be the enforcing agent of a quarantine, but wish to protect the rest of our students and staff to whatever degree possible, We asked that these students at least wear a mask and social distance. Some refused even to do this which compromised those around us and created a scene unbecoming of St. Vincent de Paul School.

Later this week the matter will be discussed by the school board. Until I receive their counsel and come to a further decision on the matter, we will follow these protocols.

When the health department notifies us of students who test positive for COVID-19, that student will not be allowed to attend in-school classes at St. Vincent school until they are cleared by the health department to return.

When the health department notifies us of quarantined students who were "close contacts", we encourage parents to follow the direction of the health department.

If a close contact student showing no symptoms comes to school we will:

• Notify the health department of their non-compliance with the health department's order.

• We will require them to wear a mask and social distance from other students/staff.

• If they fail to comply with the mask and social distance requirement, they will be suspended from school for the duration of the quarantine order.

Obviously, if a student is showing symptoms, we will send them home and encourage their parents to take appropriate action.

I pray you can see my effort to find a middle road here. It has been my experience that, as midwesterners, we are a little more rational than some parts of our country. We appreciate your continued support.

Fr. Joe
 
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