Administration & Staff Preschool Primary School Specials
Intermediate School Learning Center Organizations

Junior High Faculty & Staff

Mr. Michael Fekete

  • Teaches: Grade 6 Homeroom & Language Arts & Grade 7 Social Studies
  • Began teaching at St. Mary’s in 2012
  • Master in Teaching from The Evergreen State College.
  • My hobbies include bicycle riding, visiting museums and watching baseball.
  • I like St. Mary’s because of the caring staff and respectful students.
Mrs. Betty Taucher

  • Teaches: Grade 6-8 Religion.
  • Began teaching at St. Mary’s in 2002.
  • Bachelor of History and Secondary Education from Cleveland State University. My minor was political science.
  • My hobbies include poetry, the Beatles, Star Trek, teddy bears, astronomy, reading and baking especially cookies, I dabble at calligraphy and do puzzles and like to play chess and card games.
  • I like St. Mary’s because it feels like family. We are grounded in faith and service to our students and we work with and for that purpose. I know I can count on anyone here to help me when I need it. I can put religion into any subject and I like that also it is a ministry to me and I enjoy it very much.
Mrs. Ruthann Novogurski

  • Teaches: Grade 7 Language Arts
  • Began teaching at St. Mary’s in 1999
  • Bachelor of Science from Cleveland State University
  • My hobbies include reading, sewing, and traveling the United States.
  • I like St. Mary’s because of the sense of community from students, parents and staff!
Mrs. Kris Betley

  • Teaches: 8th Grade Social Studies.
  • Began teaching: 1991 at St. Christine School, Euclid.
  • Degree: BSEd from Ohio University. (Go Bobcats!)
  • Hobbies: Reading, spending time with my family.
  • Why I Love SMS: It feels like home! The students, faculty, staff, and administration are positive and kind.
Mrs. Laura Brogan

  • Teaches: Grade 6-8 Science
  • Began teaching at St. Mary’s in 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Education from Cleveland State University
  • My hobbies include watching spending time with my family, reading and traveling.
  • I like St. Mary’s because this is my home. My two daughter’s attended St. Mary’s and because of the nurturing and supportive staff. I am truly blessed to be a part of it.
Mrs. Severina Antos

  • Teaches: 6 – 8 Math
  • Began teaching in 2005 at St. Paschal Baylon School
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics from John Carroll University
  • Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education from Ursuline College
  • My hobbies include reading, listening to music, and attending my children’s extracurricular activities
  • I love St. Mary’s because it is a true family community. All the parents, students and staff, are so welcoming and open. I am very excited to be able to be a part of this family
Mrs. Catherine McDonnell

  • Teaches: Grade 8 Language Arts, Grade 6-8 Spanish
  • Began teaching at St. Mary’s in 2013.
  • Masters in Education from Kent State University.
  • My hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, & puzzles.
  • I like St. Mary’s because St. Mary’s is so welcoming.