High School

Faculty & Staff

Brooke Wells
Head of High School

B.A., Haverford College; M.Ed Michigan State University

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Jane Stroup Bauman
Director of College Counseling
High School English

B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Georgetown University

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Brian Billings
Middle and High School Latin

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

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Victoria Conner
High School Chemistry

B.A., Mt. Holyoke College; M.S., Pace University; J.D., Widener University School of Law

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Richard Day
High School French

B.A., University of Maryland, College Park; M.A., University of California, Berkeley

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Julie Didion
Middle and High School Ceramics & Sculpture

B.A., California State University, Sacramento

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Tucker Foehl
Assistant Head of School
U.S. History

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., M.Phil. Yale University

Tucker received his bachelor of arts in American Studies and African American Studies from Wesleyan University and his master’s degree and M.Phil in American Studies from Yale University. 

In addition to his extensive administrative experience, Tucker previously taught U.S. History and American Studies at Yale University, the Calhoun School, and the Baltimore School for the Arts.

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Brian Frishman
Theater Director
Middle and High School Drama

B.A., California State University,Sonoma; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Teaching Certificate, University of California, San Diego

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Jason Hinojosa
High School English Department Chair
High School English

B.A., St. John’s College; MFA, University of Iowa’s Writer’s Workshop

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Maria Hoyos
5th Grade Music
High School Chamber Music

M.A., California State University, Sacramento

Maria Hoyos in a performing artist and a classical music instructor. Her work spans a variety of fields including teaching string ensembles in Napa and Sacramento, playing cello in orchestras such as the Camellia Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Napa Valley and working with church groups.

She has been teaching and performing for 30 years and is a member several associations including the Federation of Professional Musicians, the Suzuki Association of the Americas, the California Music Teachers Association and the American String Teachers Association.

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Fred Jaravata
Senior Educational Technology Specialist
High School Computer Science

B.A., M.A., University of San Francisco

Fred earned his bachelors and master’s degrees from the University of San Francisco. He has 18 years’ experience working as an educational innovation coordinator at Convent & Stuart Hall Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco.

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Felecia Keys
Lower School Music
Grades 5-12 Orchestra, Chamber Music, Choir

B.A., Patten University; M.S., California State University, Chico

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Liz Leavy
High School Art History
Medallion Advisor

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A. University of California, Berkeley

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Rick Lewkowitz
High School Mock Trial

B.A., Santa Clara University; J.D., McGeorge School of Law

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Glenn Mangold
High School Calculus
High School Physics

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; California Teaching Credential

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Patricia Portillo
High School Spanish

B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., University of California, Riverside; PhD, Temple University

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Bob Ratcliff
Director of High School Bands
AP Music Theory

B.M., University of North Texas; M.A., Washington State University