Southern Tier Catholic School & Archbishop Walsh Academy


 Thomas J. Manko, School President
 Education: BA in Political Science from Allegheny College, MAT in Secondary Social Studies from Colgate College, MPA   Maxwell School of Public Admin and Doctoral Work of Educational Leadership, Syracuse University
 Hometown: Cuba, NY
Lee Filbert, Assistant Principal, IB History 11th & 12th
Education: Bachelors in Education & History from SUNY Fredonia working towards Master in Administration at St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Allegany, Olean, Hinsdale, NY
Father Peter Schneible, Canonical Administrator

Eric DiMartino, Athletic Director / Business Office / Food Service Director
Education: BA in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University, Working towards Masters in Administration from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Cuba, NY

Nate Farnum, School Counselor
Education: BS in Education from the State Univ. of NY at Cortland, MSED in Counseling from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Cuba, NY
Mary Beth Garvin, Director of Admissions & Student Life
Education: BA in Communications from Pittsburgh at Bradford, BA in Interdisciplinary Ed. K-8 and MA in Education from Western Governor's University
Hometown: Bradford, PA
Danielle Michel, Director of IB Diploma Programme
Education: BA and MA in English from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Marshburg, PA
 Mary Lou Plesac, Director of Spiritual Life
 Education: BS and MS Ed in Elementary Education from Buffalo State College
 Hometown: Tonawanda, NY
Jessica Policastro, Director of Marketing & Alumni Relations
Education: Associates in Social Work from JCC and BS Community & Human Services, SUNY Empire State College
Hometown: Hinsdale, NY
 Joe Sempolinski, Director of Development
 Education: BA from Georgetown University, MA from Yale University, M. Phil from Yale University 
 Hometown: Painted Post, NY

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Paula Reyes Alvarez, IB Spanish 11 & 12, MYP Spanish 7-12
Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Vigo, Spain
Hometown: Spain
Nicholas Burt, English 5th-7th, Religion 5th-7th
Education: Associates Degree in Liberal Arts & Humanities from JCC
Joe Butler, Custodial Supervisor, 2nd Shift Custodian, & Instructional and Support Technology
Education: Self-taught: 12 years of working on computers and gaining as much knowledge as I can.  Learning never ends. 
Hometown: Olean, NY 
Elizabeth Casey, PT Title 1 Reading Teacher
Education: BS in Elem. Ed. from St. Bonaventure Univ., MS as Elem. Reading from Oswego State Univ., Masters hours Reading Recovery Teacher Leader from Lesley University
Hometown: Allegany, NY
 Dr. Maryanne Cole, IB English 11th & 12th, MYP English 7th - 10th
Education: BA in English from UCLA, MA English from Kent State Univ., PhD in English from Case Western Reserve University
Hometown: Bradford, PA & Cleveland OH
Sara Dash, Montessori Program & Religion Teacher
Education:  Bachelors in History from the Clarion University
Hometown: Allegany, NY
Cristy Ferry, School Secretary
Education: Associates in Science, Jamestown Community College
Hometown: Bolivar, NY
Rebecca Fightner, Salamanca CSD, Title 1, STCS Tech K-4th, Librarian
Education: MS in Library Science from Clarion University
Hometown: Oswayo Valley, PA
Maura Beatriz Gonzalez, Spanish 4th-6th, Religion 4th 
Education: Bachelor English Translation Universidad Resistencia Chaco Argentina
Hometown: Argentina
Mary Hinz, IB Physics & Math, Geometry 9, Algebra 10
Education: BS Mathematics from St. Francis University
Hometown: Cuba, NY
Lois Housler. MS Science 6th & 7th, HS Biology, Earth Science
Education: Master of Science from Duquesne University
Hometown: Smethport, PA
Katie Jodush, PT Social Worker
Education: BA in Psychology and MSEd in Community Mental Health Counseling from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Endicott, NY
 Amber Kaple, 1st Grade
Education: BS in Elementary Education from St. Bonaventure University
Hometown: Haskell Valley, NY
Mary Kichman, AIS
Education: BA from Thiel College
Hometown: Portville, NY
Dan Klice, PT Seneca Nation Tutor
Education: BS Ed. from Florida Atlantic University
Hometown: Allegany, NY
Karen Larson, Math 5th - 8th, Algebra 10th, Physics 8th, Religion 7th
Education: Masters in Science Education from St. Bonaventure University
Sam Metler, Food Service Chef
Education: 2 years at the University of New Mexico
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Melissa Meyers, K-12th Grade Visual Arts
Education: Associate Degree in Art from JCC, Bachelor's in Art from Buffalo State College
Hometown: Jamestown, NY
Ashlyn Morrisroe, Morning Care & Cafeteria Supervisor
Education: BA in Psychology, Minor in Education from the University of Pittsburg
Brittany Nichols, Kindergarten
Education: BS in Early Level Education from University of Pittsburgh / PA Certificate of Instruction (PreK-4)
Beth Owens, 3rd Grade
Education: BS in Elementary Education & Psychology
Hometown: Port Allegany, PA
Alex Peterson, K-12th Performing Arts
Education: Bachelors in Music Education, Mercyhurst University
Hometown: Jamestown, NY
Richard Seigel, Social Studies 5th - 10th
Education: BS in Mathematics from SUNY Brockport
Hometown: Cuba, NY

Dr. Leslie Raymore-Watson, College Admissions Counselor
Education: BRLS (Hons) Brock Univ., M.Sc. Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario Canada
Connor Tingley, 2nd Grade
Education: BS in Early Childhood Education from Edinboro University
Hometown:  Bradford, PA
Sarah Wheaton, 4th Grade
Education: BS in Early Childhood Education from Edinboro University
Hometown: Otto-Eldred, PA
Janice Wolfe, Montessori Teacher
Education: BA Early Childhood Education from Villa Maria College
Hometown: Bradford, PA
Matt Wryk, Physical Education & Health Teacher K-10th
Education: Outdoor Recreation from SUNY Cortland


Honor Roll Breakfast
Nov. 19th, 2019 9:00 am
Nigh Outta The Nest
Nov. 22nd, 2019 7:00 pm
Parent/Teacher Conferences - Dismissal at 11:15am
Nov. 25th, 2019 12:00 am
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Luella Potter Obituary - Olean, NY
Posted On: Nov. 6th, 2019 2:00 pm
Walsh alumna publishes her first novel
Posted On: Oct. 28th, 2019 11:00 am
Disco Fever' will be the theme of this year's Eagles Gala Auction
Posted On: Sep. 30th, 2019 2:00 pm
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