We are continuing to plan for the 2022-23 school year and want to share information about our school’s staffing. Please know, though, that this plan is continually evolving as we try to best meet our students’ needs. As we learn more, we will update this page. Thank you for trusting us with your children’s care and educational needs.
May 1, 2023 Update:
Today, Mrs. Kundrik announced that she will be retiring at the end of this school year. Mrs. Kundrik has been exemplary in performing her role as an Educational Assistant. We want to thank Mrs. Kundrik for sharing her many gifts and supporting countless students over her years at Father Leonard Van Tighem School. Enjoy retirement Mrs. Kundrik.
Miss Giannetti (7G) will not return to her teaching duties this school year. Mr. Gamble will continue to fill in for her.
Mrs. Van Vaerenbergh (5V) has begun her maternity leave. Miss Lajoie began replacing her for the rest of the school year.
April 17, 2023 Update:
Miss Giannetti (7G) is beginning to transition back to work. Mr. Gamble will continue to be on staff during the transition.
We are pleased to announce that when Mrs. Van Vaerenbergh (5V) begins her maternity leave, Miss Lajoie will replace her for the remainder of the school year. Miss Lajoie is currently interning in our 4LC class. Welcome to our staff, Miss Lajoie.
March 1, 2023 Update:
Miss Giannetti will be away until the end of April. Mr. Gamble will continue to fill in for her.
Mrs. Paniagua was an Educational Assistant at our school last year. We have been able to rehire her to help a student in Mrs. Koshuta’s 3K classroom. Welcome back, Mrs. Paniagua.
January 30, 2023 Update:
Miss Giannetti will still be away for some time. Mr. Gamble will continue to replace her until her return.
December 22, 2022 Update:
Miss Giannetti will be away until the end of January 2023. Mr. Gamble, who is currently filling in for someone else, will replace Miss Giannetti in January. We are glad Mr. Gamble is staying at FLVT for another month.
December 19, 2022 Update:
Mrs. Kroker will be returning to FLVT starting January 9, 2023. She will return to her assignment of 8PK homeroom, LA 8, LA 9, Social 8, Health/Wellness 8, and Jr. High options. Welcome back, Mrs. Kroker. Thank you to Miss Oxley for her terrific work filling in for Mrs. Kroker. Miss Oxley will be staying at FLVT until January 31, 2023. We have not finalized Miss Oxley’s January duties.
Recently, FLVT received funds from Alberta Education from a Learning Disruption Grant. The grant intends to help at-risk students in Grades 2 to 4. With these funds, FLVT has hired a full-time Educational Assistant from January 9, 2023, to March 31, 2023. We are pleased to announce that we have hired Rose Jodoin, and she will be starting this position in the new year. Welcome to the FLVT staff, Mrs. Jodoin.
December 12, 2022 Update:
Mrs. Martin-Weersink announced her retirement to our staff today. Like Mr. Kostiuk, Mrs. Martin-Weersink will finish the current school year and stay on until June 2023. We want to acknowledge and thank Mrs. Martin-Weersink for all that she has done for our school community. She has been an integral part of our school since the very beginning. We wish her the best, and she will be missed.
Also, starting in January, we will be welcoming two U of L interns. Miss Elizabeth Lajoie will be joining Mr. Templin’s 1T class, and Miss Ashley Pearse will be joining Mrs. Campman’s 4LC class. Welcome to FLVT!
December 5, 2022 Update:
Recently, we announced Miss Paul accepted a new position. We are happy to announce Mr. Aaron Gamble has joined our staff for the rest of the month of December. Mr. Gamble will be teaching a variety of grades and subjects while he is with us. Welcome, Mr. Gamble.
November 25, 2022 Update:
Last week, Mrs. Kasprick returned from her maternity leave. We are glad she is back teaching at FLVT. Welcome back, Mrs. Kasprick.
Also, for the past month, Miss Paul has been teaching some Jr. High and elementary classes. Miss Paul has accepted a new position at St. Patrick’s School in Taber starting December 5. We wish Miss Paul all the best. We will notify our parents once we have a replacement for her.
October 31, 2022 Update:
Mr. Magierowski will be away for a few weeks. Ms. Gabruck will fill in as our school’s Athletic Director during his absence. Miss Leah Paul will be coming to teach Mr. Magierowski and some of Ms. Gabruck’s teaching assignments. Welcome to FLVT, Miss Paul.
October 3, 2022 Update:
Miss Giannetti will miss her afternoon classes, Monday to Thursday, for a few weeks. Ms. Boutland will be replacing her.
September 14, 2022 Update:
Starting on September 19, Miss Oxley will fill in for Mrs. Kroker. Mrs. Wolochaty will be replacing Miss Oxley and filling in for Mrs. Kasprick.
August 23, 2022 Update:
Mrs. Kasprick will still be on maternity leave to begin the year. We are pleased to announce Miss Gemma Oxley will be filling in for the first 5 or 6 weeks of the school year. Welcome to FLVT, Miss Oxley.
August 19, 2022 Update:
During the summer, an Administrative Assistant position became open. We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Kennedy McKenzie will join our front office staff in the Administrative Assistant role. Our front office staff will be Mrs. Weighill, Mrs. Scott, and Mrs. McKenzie. Welcome to FLVT, Mrs. McKenzie.
July 18, 2022 Update:
Our division hired an additional EA to support our English Language Learners this summer. We are pleased to welcome Maria Baque to our staff.
June 27, 2022 Update:
Our Educational Assistant staff was recently finalized. Here is a listing of our talented EAs:
- Mrs. Kundrik
- Mrs. Zrim
- Mr. Overes
- Mrs. Henderson
- Mrs. Demers
- Mrs. Ehlert
- Mrs. Loose
- Ms. Hartman
June 23, 2022 Update:
We are happy to announce that Ms. Hartmann will be joining our staff as an Educational Assistant. Ms. Hartmann is currently an EA at Children of St. Martha’s School. Welcome to FLVT, Ms. Hartmann.
June 6, 2022 Update:
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Carolyn Scott will join our front office staff in the Administrative Assistant role. Mrs. Scott is currently performing that role at Trinity eLearning School. She is replacing Mrs. Swanson, who will move to St. Basil’s Catholic Education Centre. Welcome, Mrs. Scott.
May 24, 2022 Update:
We are pleased to announce that Ms. Dana Visser will join us next year in the role of Elementary/Jr. High music and Jr. High core. Ms. Visser is currently teaching at St. Teresa of Calcutta School. Welcome, Ms. Visser.
April 28, 2022 Update:
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Verna Mabin has transferred to FLVT
from Children of St. Martha School. Mrs. Mabin will be teaching Grade 1 next
We want to thank Ms. Pelletier for all she has done this year as our
temporary Grade 1 teacher and all the extras she did to support our students.
We wish her all the best in her future endeavours.