High School

Shawn Griffith
Shawn GriffithPre-Algebra, Algebra Concepts, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, and Calculus
Education – Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education in 2000.

Professional Development – over 1000 hours in workshop training and college courses including Great Expectations, Thinking Maps, Advanced Placement, Texas Instruments technology, Google drive, Structured English Immersion, and various math instruction techniques.

Work experience – 15 years as a 6-12 grade mathematics teacher in rural, online, and Christian environments.

Certification – highly qualified and certified in over 10 states

Matthew 22:37 – “Jesus replied: ‘Love The Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'”

Ginger Hendricks
Ginger HendricksMiddle & High School Sciences, STEM, Middle School Enrichment
–B.S. 1990 Oral Roberts University – major Biology, minor Chemistry

–M.S. 1993 Oklahoma State University – Science

–2017 Alternative Certification 6 – 12th grade Biological Sciences – 3 year conditional

1994 – 2005 Electron Microscopy Laboratory Manager and Instructor, OSU Stillwater and OSU Center for Health Sciences

1998 – Current Adjunct Biology for Non-Majors Course Instructor, TCC

Phillipians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Katherine McGrew
Katherine McGrewReligion Teacher
–Former President of Oklahoma Middle Level Educators Association
–English Teacher
–Guidance Counselor
–Assistant Principal in Broken Arrow Public Schools
–Principal in Jenks Public Schools
–Certified as School Superintendent
–Masters Degrees in School Administration and Guidance Counseling
Taylor Mueller
Taylor MuellerHistory, Social Studies, Religion, Newspaper, and Boys’ High School Varsity Basketball Coach
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education – Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska

Nebraska Teaching Certificate
–Certified in Secondary History, Physical Education

–Secondary Coaching Endorsement

–Lutheran Teacher’s Diploma

Colossians 3:23 – “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as though working for the Lord and not for men.”

Gayla Nelson
Gayla NelsonCollege Concurrent English, English Comp I and English Comp II, English III, AP English II, Pre-AP English I, Pre -AP 7th & 8th English, Yearbook.
–Bachelor of Arts in English -Cameron University

–Masters of Science in College Teaching of English – Northeastern State University

–Oklahoma Teachers Certificate grades 5-12 English

–Certified High School AP English Instructor

Worked in higher education for 31 years – college teaching and administration.

Spent the past 5 years in high school education teaching English, AP English, Creative Writing, and World Literature.

Psalm 78:2-4 – “For I will speak to you in a parable. I will teach you hidden lessons from our past— stories we have heard and known, stories our ancestors handed down to us. We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord,about his power and his mighty wonders.”

Curtis Pettyjohn
Curtis PettyjohnAthletic Director, Football Coach, Vocal Music, Foreign Language Proctor, ACT/College Prep, Musical Theater
–Bachelor of Arts, Professional Studies with Music Specialization
–Kodal’y Music Certification (Level I & II)

Psalm 115:1 “Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness.”

Romans 8:28 “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.”

Linda Barton
Linda BartonSpecial Services Tutor
-Retired after 30 years teaching special education and pre-k
-B.A. in Special Education
-Masters Degree in Applied Behavioral Studies
-National Board Certified in Early Childhood Special Education
-Special Education areas of certification: LD, Autism, Mental Retardation, Traumatic Brain Injury
-Certified in Early Childhood Education
Previously taught at Union Public Schools

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 7:12

High School Curriculum: — We are in the process of mapping curriculum  –Updated information coming soon

Visit the links below to learn more about our high school curriculum.