Mrs. Cheryl Fonash

My name is Cheri Fonash, and I have twenty years of teaching experience in pre-kindergarten through 4th grade. A year ago, my husband and I moved from Maryland to Virginia. We are the parents of four young adults and the grandparents of two adorable babies. We enjoy kayaking and spending time with our family, which… [Read More].

Mrs. Mandy Mills

I am blessed to live out my dream of being a Catholic school teacher, and I am honored to be apart of the Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School’s team once again. I completed my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at Appalachian State University in the beautiful mountains of Boone, North Carolina. I then received my… [Read More].

Mrs. Patty Bowman

I have had the great pleasure of teaching third graders for twenty years. Every year I meet a new class of happy and excited children who are eager to learn. It’s true we learn all about reading, writing, and arithmetic, but it is so much more! We all learn together what friendship means. We learn… [Read More].

Mrs. Beth Yagel

I am originally from Peoria, Illinois, but I lived in Florida for 20 years where I worked in the travel industry as a sales manager for a hotel and a tour company. About 12 years ago, we moved to Virginia to be near my husband’s family. I graduated from Mary Baldwin College. My major was… [Read More].

Mrs. Kelin Flowers

I love teaching fifth grade, but most of all I love the BSH culture! I believe in having a classroom that fosters a positive and fun environment for learning. As a classroom family, we will laugh, celebrate our accomplishments, and cheer each other through challenges. As 5th grade is my students’ last year in Lower… [Read More].

Mrs. Mary Jane Newbill

Attended St. Bridget’s, Marymount High School and Longwood University B.S. Degree in Art Education Formerly Art Teacher of the Year for the state of Virginia and the Southeastern Region of the United States! Love children, art, family (human and fur), gardening, painting, and making new adventures! Always love being an art teacher!!!

Mrs. Joann Mertz

I was born and raised in Central New Jersey and relocated last year to Midlothian, Virginia and was blessed to find a place like BSH to call home. I am the lower school STEAM teacher and first grade instructional assistant this year. I attended Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. I was a… [Read More].

Mrs. Donna Kidder

I’m incredibly excited about this year at Blessed Sacrament!!! I’m Donna Kidder and this year I will be teaching English 8H, 11, 12, as well as resource French classes for the lower school. I am originally from Chesterfield, VA, but currently live in Cumberland, VA, with my family and three dogs. I graduated from Longwood… [Read More].

Mrs. Nancy Clendenon

Nancy has a vast background in education, working and teaching in a variety of educational settings including higher education at the University of Virginia, as well as teaching preschool through high school students in a classical, Christian education setting. After homeschooling her own children for 16 years, Nancy is currently pursuing School Librarianship in the… [Read More].