Hillcrest Staff Directory: Secondary Staff

Note: Please email all staff  name@hillcrestcs.org

 

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High school at Hillcrest is not a cookie-cutter, one size fits all experience.  Dedicated, talented, qualified secondary staff allow us to be a small school with big school vision and opportunity. We schedule students into the courses that help them attain their post-high school goals including certified AP classes that allow them to earn college credit.  The success of our academic efforts can be seen in the excellent colleges and universities that eagerly accept our kids.

Beyond the outstanding educational opportunities HIllcrest offers, at the core of who we are is relationships.  Students develop strong bonds with each other and with the teachers who take time to really know them as individuals. Our school is also focused on helping each student strengthen his/her relationship with Jesus  Christ. 

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Kathy Horan

Kathy Horan

Principal

Room Number: 136
Phone Extension: 227
Email: khoran
Academic Background: B.S.Santa Clara University; Juris Doctor, Santa Clara School of Law

Additional Responsibilities: Teacher

Penny Hawkins

Penny Hawkins

Vice Principal

Room Number: 115
Phone Extension: 202
Email: phawkins
Academic Background: B.S. University of N. Texas

Additional Responsibilities: Middle School Bible

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Jessica Navarro

Jessica Navarro

Spanish Teacher

Room Number: 131
Phone Extension: 255
Email: jnavarro
Academic Background: B.A. California Lutheran University; M.A. pending

Additional Responsibilities:

 

DeeDee Barkett

DeeDee Barkett

Secondary Science

Room Number: P6
Phone Extension: 239
Email: dbarkett
Academic Background: B.A. San Diego State University

Additional Responsibilities: Catalina Trip, Family Group Coordinator

Bridget Murphy

Bridget Murphy

Secondary English

Room Number: P5
Phone Extension: 245
Email: bmurphy
Academic Background: B.S. Oklahoma State Univerity

Additional Responsibilities:

Nancie Blumenthal

Nancie Blumenthal

French/History Teacher

Room Number: 105
Phone Extension: 261
Email: nblumenthal
Academic Background: B.A. California Lutheran University; M.A. pending

Additional Responsibilities: Drama, history teacher

 

Kristin Gilchrist

Kristin Gilchrist

Mathematics Teacher

Room Number: P-3
Phone Extension: 253
Email: kgilchrist
Academic Background:  B.A. Mathematics, CSU, Northridge;

Additional Responsibilities: 

 

Kaitlin Horan

Kaitlin Horan

Secondary Teacher

Room Number: P-4
Phone Extension: 252
Email: kaitlinh
Academic Background: B.S. Texas Christian University, M.A.T. Point Loma University (2017), Clear California State Teaching Credential

Additional Responsibilities: Senior Advisor; ASB Advisor

 

Deborah Hagge

Deborah Hagge

Secondary Bible

Room Number: 107
Phone Extension: 228
Email: dhagge
Academic Background: B.A. University of California Irvine

Additional Responsibilities: Psychology

 

Christian Dearborn

Christian Dearborn

Secondary History and Bible Teacher

Room Number: 132
Phone Extension: 247
Email: cdearborn
Academic Background: 

Additional Responsibilities: Varsity Football Coach

 

Chris Kerner

Chris Kerner

Spiritual Life Director

Room Number: 124
Phone Extension: 262
Email: ckerner
Academic Background: B.A. CSU, Channel Islands; M.F.A CSU, Los Angeles

Additional Responsibilities: High School Bible, Middle School Film, High School Film 

 

Sue Martinez

Sue Martinez

Calculus and Statistics

Room Number: 127
Phone Extension: 268
Email: smartinez
Academic Background: 

Additional Responsibilities: 

 

Julie Thatcher

Julie Thatcher

Secondary Science

Room Number: 117
Phone Extension: 256
Email: jthatcher
Academic Background: 

Additional Responsibilities: