faculty

Assistant Principal
Mr. Steve Hernon 212-677-5190 ext. 3192
Ms. Tessa Derfner, K-12 Special Education

Student Services
Ms. Melissa Chen, Guidance Counselor | Admissions Officer
Ms. Rosemary Mendonez, ICT 6th grade
Ms. Jessica Lownes, ICT 7th grade

6th Grade
Mrs. Natalie Diamond, English Language Arts
Ms. Jillian Fletcher, Literacy | Theater
Ms. Ashma Patel, Social Studies | Grade Team Leader
Ms. Nancy Ruel, Science
Ms. Jessica Trano, 6th Grade Math

7th Grade
Ms. Tala Councilman, Math
Ms. Caroline Phillips
, Science
Mr. Dominic Mancuso, Social Studies | Grade Leader
Ms. Ellen Sands, English Language Arts
Mr. Richard Sullivan, Robotics

8th Grade
Ms. Johanna Cinquegrana, Algebra 1 | Math Team
Mr. Charles Hohl, Regents US History
Mr. Thomas Adler, Environmental Science, Earth Science
Ms. Karol Petreshock, Earth Science
Ms. Lauren Turnowski, English Language Arts | Grade Leader

Art
Ms. Elizabeth Zacharia, Art Grades 6 – 7
Ms. Hilary Svihla, Art Grades 8 – 12 | Art Chair

Music
Mr. Pieter Voorhees,  Music 6-8 | Music Chair

Physical Education
Ms. Jaclyn O’Connor, Physical Education 6-8 | MG Athletic Director
Mr. Darnell James, Physical Education
Mr. Scott McLaughlin, Physical Education

World Languages
Ms. Nancy Alba, Spanish | World Language Chair
Ms. Weina Ma, Mandarin
Ms. Kate Searcy Spanish
Ms. Sarah Rosenberg, French | Spanish
Ms. Marisel Estrada, Spanish
Ms. Carolina Barreiro-Ojeda, Spanish