STCPS Welcomes New Teachers

For the 2019-2020 school year, Saint Columbkille welcomes new teachers and an additional school nurse to the current staff. We look forward to having them join the school community.

Cara Campanelli is teaching music to our grade 5-8 students, and will also direct our choirs. Ms. Campanelli is a graduate of Boston College and has taught music for several years.

Lucía Cornejo is a Pre-K paraprofessional. She is originally from Argentina and moved to Boston in 2018. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Argentina.

Maria Costa is teaching Spanish for grades 6-8. Ms. Costa graduated from the University of Massachusetts and has attained her master’s degree from Boston College.

Caitlin D’Amato is a K1 paraprofessional. She is excited to be part of the Early Childhood Program this year.

Andrea Franco is teaching Spanish for Pre-K through grade 5. Ms. Franco is originally from Colombia and has several years of teaching experience in Catholic schools. She graduated from the Antioquia Institute of Technology in Colombia.

Lucy Harmon is teaching grade 6 mathematics and science. Ms. Harmon graduated from Saint Joseph University in Philadelphia and she is enrolled in a master’s program at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development.

Monica Langfeld is a grade 4 teacher. Ms. Langfeld was recently a fourth grade teacher in Minnesota. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict, and is enrolled in a master’s program at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development.

Kayla McLaughlin is also a fourth grade teacher. Ms. McLaughlin completed her student teaching at Saint Columbkille in a fourth grade classroom and has taught at a Catholic school for the past two years. She graduated from Boston College and has a master’s degree from Providence College.

Katherine McNeil has joined our nursing staff this year. Mrs. McNeil is a graduate of Saint Columbkille and was the school nurse at Saint Jude School for many years.

Linda Melia will serve as a the K1 teacher this year while Mrs. Graham is on maternity leave. Ms. Melia did a great job filling in for Mrs. Graham at the end of last year. She graduated from Bridgewater State University.

Christiana Pigott is the new grade 1 teacher. We are excited to welcome her to the school.

Eva Stys is a grade 2 paraprofessional. She has a degree in Elementary Education from Roger Williams University.