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Profile Page: Chris Mayo

Employed Since: 2012

Hometown: Redwood City

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Professional Baseball Player

Best Vacation Ever: 
RVing Across America

Highlight of working at MCHS: Daily accomplishments and getting things done around campus.

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Director of Student Activities


Work Phone: 510-881-4348 Profile Page: Nichole McGowan-Pickett

Employed Since: 2001

Educational background: BA in Program of Liberal Studies from University of Notre Dame

Hometown: Challis, Idaho

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Heart surgeon

Best Vacation Ever: Costa Rica

Highlight of working at MCHS: Laughing with great colleagues, Orientation Day with Link Crew Leaders, Father Moreau Day

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Instructional Technology, Theology

Home Phone: 510-881-4356 Profile Page: Mary McInerney

Employed Since: 2016

Educational background: BS degree: Purdue University; Masters of Education: Southern Methodist University

Hometown: Oakland

When I was a child I wanted to be a: Soccer player

Best vacation ever: Kauai – kayaking the Napali Coast

Highlight of working at MCHS: Organizing the first TEDxMoreauCatholicHS event.

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Teacher, Department Chair

Technology & Media Arts

Home Phone: 510-881-4101 Profile Page: Paul McKenna ’83

Employed Since: 2004

Class of ’83

Educational Background: BA Mass Communications, Cal State Hayward

Hometown: San Lorenzo, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be an: Author

Best Vacation Ever: Rome/Venice with my daughters (2011)

Highlight of working at MCHS: Being able to share my passion for photography and film with students who are exploring both for the first time.

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Teacher, Instrumental Music Director

Visual and Performing Arts

Home Phone: (510) 881-4339 Profile Page: Ted Newton

Employed Since: 1986

Educational Background: BA in Music Performance; Single Subject credential in Music; CLAD credential

Hometown: Oakland

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Musician

Best Vacation Ever: Traveling in our R.V.

Highlight of working at MCHS: Watching the Instrumental Music program grow from 23 students to 130.

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Visual and Performing Arts

Work Phone: (510) 881-4149 Profile Page: Kristen Parker

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Teacher, Asst. Coach – Water Polo, Department Chair

Modern Language

Home Phone: 510-881-4176 Profile Page: Ana Patterson

Employed Since: 2008

Educational Background:
 BA in International Relations and History; Post-Baccalaureate degree in Foreign Trade; MS in Spanish Literature

 Moraga, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be:

Best Vacation Ever:
 Going to Machu Pichu.

Highlight of working at MCHS:
 The smile of the kids when they accomplish something.

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Home Phone: 510-881-4328 Profile Page: James Patterson

Employed Since: 1978

Educational Background: BA History, UC Berkeley; MS Counseling, CSU Hayward; PPS credential in counseling; Licensed MFT in California

Hometown: Pasadena, CA

Highlight of working at MCHS: My colleagues in the Counseling Department.

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Home Phone: 510-881-4173 Profile Page: David Prisk

Employed Since: 1996

Educational Background: 
BA English, CSU Long Beach

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Home Phone: 510-881-4110 Profile Page: Ahmed Rangchi

Employed Since: 2006

El Portal, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Pilot

Best Vacation Ever: 
Snow skiing

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Teacher, Choir, VAPA department

Visual and Performing Arts

Home Phone: 510-881-4150 Profile Page: Kaia Richards ’99

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Mathematics, Saint Andre Program

Home Phone: 510-881-4192 Profile Page: Caitlin Riley

Employed Since: 2014

Educational Background: BS Mathematics, Concentration: Teaching, CSU Monterey Bay

Hometown: San Jose, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Veterinarian

Best Vacation Ever: Epcot Center at Disney World

Highlight of working at MCHS: Our super-fantastic students!

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Teacher, Assistant Coach, Girls’ & Boys’ Tennis

Athletics, Theology

Home Phone: 510-881-4167 Profile Page: Antonio Rodriguez

Employed Since: 2006

Educational Background: BA Liberal Studies, San Francisco State University / Clear Credential, Dominican University of California / Catholic Apologetics Graduate / Master Catechist, Oakland Diocese

Hometown: Newark, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Ninja

Best Vacation Ever: Three weeks on the Azorean Islands of San Jorge and Pico, Portugal.

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Home Phone: 510-881-4159 Profile Page: Jordan Romero ’11

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Teacher, Assistant Coach, Cross Country

Athletics, Modern Language

Home Phone: 510-881-4181 Profile Page: Audrey Schroeder

Employed Since: 1994

Educational Background: 
Degree in French Georgetown University (School of Language and linguistics);Credential: University of Massachusetts, Boston

Fairhaven, MA

When I was a child, I wanted to be: a botanist

Best Vacation Ever: 
 Summer spent in Norway

Highlight of working at MCHS: Witnessing the transformation of so many.

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Director of Holy Cross Mission, Teacher

Administration, Saint Andre Program, Theology

Work Phone: 510-881-4313 Profile Page: Peter Shelley

Employed Since: 1995

Educational Background: BA Theology, New York University; MA Theology, Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley

Hometown: New York City
When I was a child I wanted to be an: oceanographer
Best vacation ever: Our Philippines Immersion Trips @ MCHS
Highlight of working at MCHS: Continuing the legacy, history and traditions of the Congregation of Holy Cross; Bringing Hope to the Future through our Mariners!

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Head Librarian

Library and Learning Commons

Work Phone: 510-881-4349 Profile Page: Jessica Simons

Employed Since: 2012

Educational Background: BA in English from Saint Mary’s College of CA and a MLIS from San Jose State University

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

When I was a child, I wanted to be a(an): Veterinarian

Best Vacation Ever: Hawaii with friends for a wedding

Highlight of working at MCHS: Introducing students to all of our fun Maker Lab equipment.

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Campus Supervisor

Campus Supervisor

Home Phone: 510-881-4319 Profile Page: Sanjesh Singh


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Home Phone: 510-881-4154 Profile Page: Rick Spinelli

Employed Since: 2002

Educational Background: B.S. Secondary Education: English from The University of Pittsburgh

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

When I was a child, I wanted to be a: Teacher

Best Vacation Ever: A Cruise from Vancouver to San Diego.

Highlight of working at MCHS: I will never forget the class of 2007, the first class I taught as freshmen for a full year and being their moderator for four years. I feel like they are a great group of alumni all doing great things thanks to their education at MCHS.