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The Pathfinders Team is excited to begin a fulfilling, learning-focused school year!  Students, parents, and community members serve an integral role in fostering Pathfinder student growth academically and socially.  Please take time to review the Pathfinder Policies & Procedures by clicking the Pathfinder Team Policies document below.  We appreciate your time and effort in helping our team create and maintain a successful school year!
Teacher Name Subject
Mr. Petrillo Science Mr. Petrillo's Website
Miss Richard English Miss Richard's website
Mrs. Kowker Math Mrs. Kowker's website
Mrs. Lukenich Social Studies Mrs. Lukenich's website
Mrs. Harker Math Intervention Mrs. Harker's website
Mrs. Mukusa English & Pre Algebra Learning Support Mrs. Mukusa's website
Miss Rishel Instructional Assistant  
Miss Shrader Advanced math teacher Miss Shrader's website
Team Supply List:
* All students are expected to have their Chromebook, agenda and headphones with a jack.
English (Miss Richard & Mrs. Mukusa):
  • free read book
  • notebook (spiral, composition etc.)
  • highlighter
  • pencil/pen
  • 1 inch binder (Mukusa)
  • dividers (Mukusa)
  • 3 x 3 or larger Post-it notes (Mukusa)
Mathematics (Mrs. Kowker & Mrs. Mukusa):
  • 2 inch binder, 3 dividers 
  • TI-34 Calculator recommended
  • Pencils
  • Graph paper and Lined Paper
  • Dry erase marker/highlighter
Science (Mr. Petrillo):
  • Pencils, pens,dry erase marker, highlighter
  • 2 inch binder, 5 dividers
History (Mrs. Lukenich):
  • pencil/pen
  • highlighter
  • binder/American studies folder
Food and Drink Policy:
If a student should need water throughout the academic day it is to be carried in a capped, non-recyclable container. Students will be permitted to refill their water bottles from the water fountains.
No food is allowed in the classrooms.