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School Leadership

2017-18 AHS Campus Leadership

AHS Administrative Team

Principal: Peggy Pughe

Assistant Principals: Julie Edwards, Ben Slyder, Joseph Smith


Instructional Council/Department Chairs

Every Other Monday 3:15-4:45pm
College & Career Center (I204)

Administration: Peggy Pughe 
Ben Slyder, Julie Edwards, Joseph Smith

Applied Arts: Stacy Aronovici

English: Kerri Barrick

Guidance: Lisa Kellert

 Mathematics: Stephanie Theriot

Physical Education: Sherry Platero

Science: Bob Goeckermann / Doug Demuth

Social Studies: Brian Tumminelli

Special Education: Michael Mann

Visual and Performing Arts: Stacy Aronovici

World Language: Karen McDowell/Roberto Zuniga


School Site Council

Monthly 4:30-6:00pm
College & Career Center (I204)

President: Karen Dyck (Parent)
Parents: Aimee Escalante (VP), 
Dorothy Morgan, Maria Moran

Certificated: Tom Whitwam (Social Science)
Jennie Martella (Science)
Katie Kriscunas (Science)

Classified: Monica Nowlin

Principal: Peggy Pughe

Students:  Ava Hart, Trinity Lampan


English Learner Services
ELD Teacher: Sabra Richey


Advanced Placement Coordinator
Assistant Principal: Julie Edwards


Scholarship Coordinators

Nicole Morasca
Cheryl Nickel


Athletic Director
Mark Dorfman


ASB Activities Director
Alyssa Mendoza

ASB Officers
President: 


Aptos High Booster Club

2nd Monday Each Month, 6:30-8:00p
College & Career Center (I204)

President: Kathleen Malone  

Vice President: Aimeee Escalante

Treasurer: Walt Eissman

Secretary: Sophia McKenzie


Hospitality and Volunteer Organizers
Cynthia Mazzei


PVFT Union Reps
Kerri Barrick

Joe Manildi


CSEA Union Reps
Bobby Salazar


Site Computer Support Technician
Jeff Ramos


Webmaster
Craig Miller

Email Format:

First_Last@pvusd.net

Administrative Team
Julie Edwards (831) 728-7832 ex: 5177 Assistant Principal
Peggy Pughe (831) 728-7832 ex: 5170 Principal
Benjamin Slyder (831) 728-7832 ex: 5178 Assistant Principal
Joseph Smith (831) 728-7832 ex: 5176 Assistant Principal
Instructional Council/ Department Chairs
Stacy Aronovici (831) 728-7832 ex: 5119 Theatre Arts, Drama Production, Film (VAPA Chair)
Kerri Barrick (831) 728-7832 ex: 5235 English Teacher (Chair)
Douglas DeMuth (831) 728-7832 ex: 5226 Integrated Science & Earth & Space ScienceTeacher
Robert Goeckermann (831) 345-7783 Biology / Life Science Teacher (Chair)
Lisa Kellert (831) 728-7832 ex: 5144 School Counselor [Po-Z] Department Chair
Michael Mann (831) 728-7837 ex: 5245 Resource Specialist
Karen McDowell (831) 728-7832 ex: 5102 French and Spanish Teacher
Sherry Platero (831) 728-7832 ex: 5209 Physical Education Teacher (Chair)
Stephanie Theriot (831) 728-7832 ex: 5265 Mathematics Teacher
Brian Tumminelli (831) 728-7832 ex: 5123 World History and AP Seminar Teacher
Roberto Zuniga (831) 728-7832 ex: 5112 Spanish Teacher
School Site Council
Jennie Martella (831) 728-7832 ex: 5231 Science Teacher
Monica Nowlin (831) 728-7832 ex: 5170 Office Manager
Thomas Whitwam (831) 728-7832 ex: 5127 AP Government/Macroeconomics and Government/Economics Teacher
English Learner Services
Sabra Richey (831) 728-7832 ex: 5215 ELD Teacher / EL Specialist
Advanced Placement Coordinator
Julie Edwards (831) 728-7832 ex: 5177 Assistant Principal
Scholarship Coordinator
Cheryl Carroll-Nickel (831) 728-7832 ex: 5184 Library Media Tech
Nicole Morasca (831) 728-7832 Scholarships & College Pathways Counselor
Athletic Director
Mark Dorfman (831) 728-7832 ex: 5201 Athletic Director
ASB Activities/Recycling Director
Alyssa Mendoza (831) 728-7832 ex: 5261 Activities Director / ABS Teacher
PVFT Union Reps
Kerri Barrick (831) 728-7832 ex: 5235 English Teacher (Chair)
Joseph Manildi (831) 728-7832 ex: 5230 Physics, AP Physics, Earth and Space Teacher
CSEA Union Rep
Robert Salazar (831) 728-7832 ex: 5289 Head Custodian
Site Network Technician
Jeff Ramos (831) 728-7832 ex: 5109 Computer Technician
Webmaster
Craig Miller (831) 728-7832 ex: 5263 Computer Science