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SAINTS PETER AND PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Father Mike Knipe - Pastor - A man of many talents, Father Mike joins us after having been the Pastor of Resurrection Parish, St. Pius X, St. Joseph's, and more. He loves being a priest and is committed to the spread of the Gospel and Catholic Social Teachings. He has traveled the world and loves working with people of diverse backgrounds. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. He also works for the Diocese in various capacities and greatly values working in a Parish with a school.
Mrs. Joanne Brown - Principal - I have been an educator in both Catholic and Public Schools working as a teacher and in school leadership and administration. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Visual Art from Ursuline College in Ohio, a Masters of Education Degree with a specialty in Special Needs Learners from Notre Dame College of Ohio, and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Ursuline College in Ohio.
Mrs. Grant - Kindergarten - All four of my children attended Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School from preschool through graduation. I served on the parent organizations committees and fundraisers, as well as on the scouting committee. I have an Associate Degree from TJC, a Bachelors of Elementary Education from Langston at UCAT, and an endorsement in Early Childhood Education through NSU, and a Masters Degree in Early Childhood through NSU. I teach CCD at Saints Peter and Paul on Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings, as well as serving on committees and Secretariat for the Cursillo Movement of the Diocese of Tulsa since 1995. My son John, graduate of Saints Peter and Paul School, was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Tulsa in June 2012.
Mrs. Barbara Prater - 1st grade - I have lived most of my life in the State of Oklahoma. I earned my teaching degree from Northeastern State University. I have traveled to Australia, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, and England. During my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, walking and reading. I have taught first grade at Saints Peter and Paul for 22 years.
Miss Carolina Robledo - 2nd grade, ACE teacher coming to us from Texas. More information coming soon!
Mrs. Rhonda Yates - 3rd grade
Mr. Eduardo Luna - 4th grade - ACE teacher coming to us from Arizona. More information coming soon!
Mr. Tom Flanagan - 5th grade
Ms. Alexandria Uhl: 6th grade homeroom and Middle School Social Studies and 6th grade ELA.
Mrs. Judy Glenn: 7th Grade homeroom and 7th and 8th Grade ELA and 6th Grade Science.
Mr. Cameron Steitz - 8th grade homeroom, Middle School Science and Math - I’m originally from Charlotte, North Carolina and I am excited to be in Tulsa as a part of the Alliance for Catholic Education through the University of Notre Dame. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Wake Forest University, and have worked in the areas of food access and childhood nutrition education. I am excited to continue my passion for education at Saints Peter and Paul!
Mrs. Allison Roark - 7th and 8th Grade Math, Computer Specialist and PE Health and Fitness
Mrs. Donna Reneau: Elementary Art and Music, Middle School Fine Arts, 6th Grade Math - I have taught music at Saints Peter and Paul since 1998, and have been active in the fine arts community of Tulsa for years, working with various churches, community choirs, acting troops and the Tulsa Opera. My degree is in Communication Arts/Theater. I have directed many successful plays and musicals during my teaching tenure.
Mrs. Karen Campbell - Coordinator of Religious Education: I completed the Chrism Institute of Lay Ministry Formation in 1993 and completed Advanced Level certification through the Diocese that same year. I have been working at Saints Peter and Paul for over 20 years.
Mrs. Josefina Torres - Administrative Assistant to Mrs. Brown
Mrs. Kris Wilson - Office Assistant
Mrs. Janice Stanley - Finance Assistant
Mrs. Beatriz Giller - Classroom Assistant
Mr. James Ryzak - Maintenance
Mrs. Jennifer Mullins - Cafeteria Manager and Extended Day Coordinator
On behalf of the school community of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School, I welcome you! I am honored to serve as principal for this exciting new school year. Here at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School learning is rigorous, relevant, responsive, and unified by relationships.
This is a community of learners who enjoy a connection with others who share a focus on living Gospel values and promoting academic excellence. Our dedicated teachers use research-based instructional strategies including technology to support the curriculum standards of the Diocese of Tulsa. Opportunities for service and active engagement in Catholic Social Teaching create relevant learning experiences for our students that will last a lifetime. Individual tutoring, differentiated instruction, and studies in visual and performance arts, technology, and fitness support the growth of each individual child. Working in partnership with parents, our students grow in joy to learn, serve, lead, and succeed.
Mrs. Joanne Brown