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Our Teachers

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Email addresses are listed next to each teacher's name.

Mr. John Cohrs    Principal (office in McCann Hall)   jcohrs@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Maureen Wehrfritz   

Assistant Principal, Director of Junior High, Tuition (office in Madonna Hall)

Miss Mackenzie Sullivan  

Director of Student Services  (office in McCann Hall)

Mrs. Alicia Skinner   Development Officer   askinner@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Mary Aman   Admissions / Development   maman@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Gwen Trezza   Administrative Assistant   gtrezza@aquinasacademynj.org
Junior High Department    
Mrs. Nickol Muller   Grade 8A (Science - 6th, 7th, 8th; Reading 8th)   nmuller@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Virginia Arluna   Grade 8B (Reading Literature - 8th, Language Arts - 8th)   varluna@aquinasacademynj.org
Ms. Mackenzie Sullivan   Grade 7A (Religion - 6th, 7th, 8th; Social Justice - 6th, 7th, 8th; Reading - 7th)   msullivan@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Rose Gage   Grade 7B (Mathematics - 6th, Pre-Algebra - 7th, Algebra - 8th)   rgage@aquinasacademynj.org
Mr. Kyle Micale   Grade 6 (Social Studies - 6th/7th/8th; Reading 6th)   kmicale@aquinasacademynj.org
Miss Christine Favetta   Science Club   cfavetta@aquinasacademynj.org
Intermediate Department    
Mrs. Michele Santoro   Grade 4A (ELA - 4th and 5th; Reading - 4th and 5th)   msantoro@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Lindsay Bridgham   Grade 4B (Math - 4th and 5th; Reading - 4th and 5th)   lbridgham@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Tanya Daley   Grade 5A (Science - 4th and 5th; Religion - 4th)   tdaley@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Anna Maria Marzella   Grade 5B (Social Studies/Current Events - 4th and 5th; Religion - 5th)   amarzella@aquinasacademynj.org
Primary Department    
Ms. Susie Filippone   Grade 3   sfilippone@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Heather Hamilton   Grade 2   hhamilton@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Lisa Paneggiante   Grade 1   lpaneggiante@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Patricia Marino   Kindergarten   pmarino@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Andrea French   Kindergarten Prep   afrench@aquinasacademynj.org
Preschool Department        
Mrs. Gloria Castucci    Preschool Director    gcastucci@aquinasacademynj.org
Ms. Linda Manach  

Assistant Preschool Director 

Full Day 4 Year Olds

Mrs. Josephine Petrillo   Administrative Assistant   jpetrillo@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Carol Sofie   Half Day Morning 3 Year Olds   csofie@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Jennifer Mead   Half Day Morning 4 Year Olds   jmead@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Patricia Donoghue   Full Day 3 Year Olds   pdonoghue@aquinasacademynj.org
Curriculum Enhancements        
Miss Laura Olson   Art (KPrep - Grade 2)  


Mrs. Rupal Patel   Art (Grades 3-8)   rpatel@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Deborah Doppelt   Physical Education   ddoppelt@aquinasacademynj.org
Mr. Michael Neglia   Music  


Mrs. Alejandra Tinajero

Miss Sofie Wolf


Spanish (KPrep-Grade 3) Personal Language Choice (Grades 4-8)




    Technology Integration Specialist    
Ms. Martha Boughner   Band   mboughner@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Susan Scrivo, RN   Nurse   sscrivo@aquinasacademynj.org
Ms. Janet Reich   Speech   jreich@aquinasacademynj.org
Ms. Patricia Gordon   Supplemental Ed/Comp. Ed/ESL   pgordon@aquinasacademynj.org
Ms. Sheila Gilligan   ERESC Instructional Aide   sgilligan@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Patti Forgione   ERESC Instructional Aide   pforgione@aquinasacademynj.org
Mrs. Theresa Robinson   ERESC Instructional Aide   trobinson@aquinasacademynj.org