Michelle Luxton-Jee

I was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. My husband Peter and I moved to Williamsburg, VA in 2006 and soon our daughter Julia was born.  From 2015-2018 we lived in Germany. Since then, we have called Mount Vernon our home.  I LOVE teaching, learning and planning.  I enjoy music and art, and especially love travelling…

Karen Garrison

Hello! My name is Karen Garrison, I am the new Kindergarten teacher.  I am thrilled that it will be at St. Mary. I am a proud momma of three amazing kiddos. I love Jesus and I have a passion for missions work. I am very excited to be part of the St. Mary family!

Anne M. Collier

Welcome to First Grade! I am Anne Collier. St. Mary School is my home away from home. My husband, Don and I joined St. Mary Church when we were married in August of 1980. I’ve been here at St. Mary School for 30 years. I began as a library and computer mom when our daughter…

Stacy Spotanski

Hello, I am Stacy Spotanski. I have lived in Mt. Vernon & attended St. Mary Church all of my life.  I also went to St. Mary School for grades 1-6 (all that was offered back then).  After graduating from SIU-C I taught kindergarten at St. Ann School in Nashville, IL for 7 years before becoming…

Carla Chesnek

Hello.  My name is Carla Chesnek and I am proud to call St. Mary School my home.  In 1991, I graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL with a degree in Elementary Education. After 18 years of experience working in parochial schools, I became the Jefferson County 4-H Program Coordinator patiently waiting to return to…

Jean M. Jones

Jean M. Jones My name is Jean Jones I am the Educational Daycare Aide, P.E. Teacher, Athletic Director, Softball, Basketball and Volleyball coach here at St. Mary School. I have worked here at St. Mary School for the past two years. I love working with the little ones in the EDC. I have a passion…

Bethany Reyling

Hello! My name is Bethany Reyling and I am so excited to be teaching History and Religion to middle school this year! I live in Dahlgren, IL with my husband, Tyler, and our two daughters, Harper(3) and Avery(6mo). I love spending time with family and friends, helping on our family farm, reading, Notre Dame football,…

Frank Winchester

Frank Winchester Band Teacher