GHS Staff Directory

Gaylord High School

90 Livingston Blvd.
Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989-731-0969
Fax: 989-731-2585

Administrative

Name
Position
Phone
Principal
989-731-0969
Assistant Principal
989-731-0969 x1206
Assistant Principal
989-731-0969 x1205
Hartmann, Diane
Secretary
989-731-0969 x1202
Jaroneski, Debbie
Secretary
989-731-0969 x1201
Athletic Director
989-731-0969 x1205
Phelps, Craig
Athletic Coordinator
989-705-3080
Kassuba, Jill
Athletic Secretary
989-731-0969 x1203

Guidance

Name
Position
Phone
Becker, Renee
Secretary
989-731-0969 x1213
Eckstein, Terri
Counselor
989-731-0969 x1209
Hervela, Jeff
Counselor
989-731-0969 x1210
Somerville, Kristy
Counselor
989-731-0969 x1211

Media Center

Name
Position
Phone
Menkes, Karen
Media Technician
989-731-0969

Accounting

Name
Position
Phone
Smith, Lori
Teacher
989-731-0969

Art

Name
Position
Phone
Hunt, Meadow
Teacher
989-731-0969

Career Technical Education

Name
Position
Phone
Florian, Sheryl
Teacher
989-731-0969

Automotive Technology

Name
Position
Phone
Holloway, Rory
Teacher
989-731-0969

Culinary Arts

Name
Position
Phone
Korff, Laura
Teacher
989-731-0969

Industrial Technology

Name
Position
Phone
Romel, Hannah
Teacher
989-731-0969

English Language Arts

Name
Position
Phone
Caldwell, Nicole
Teacher
989-731-0969
Holscher, Amy
Teacher
989-731-0969
Jorgenson, James
Teacher
989-731-0969
Purol, Laurie
Teacher
989-731-0969
Yodzevicis, Shannon
Teacher
989-731-0969
Zastrow, Angela
Teacher
989-731-0969

Fine Arts

Name
Position
Phone
Hotelling, Aaron
Band Teacher
989-731-0969
Reed, Justin
Choir Teacher
989-731-0969

Health

Name
Position
Phone
Campbell, Bonnie
Teacher
989-731-0969

Health Sciences

Name
Position
Phone
Rokop, Jeff
Teacher
989-731-0969

Mathematics

Name
Position
Phone
Becker, Doug
Teacher
989-731-0969
Cavanaugh, Don
Teacher
989-731-0969
Hopp, Jill
Teacher
989-731-0969
Horsell, Jaclyn
Teacher
989-731-0969
Lovelace, Zach
Teacher
989-731-0969
Tithof, John
Teacher
989-731-0969
Warren, Matthew
Teacher
989-731-0969
Wilson, Brant
Teacher
989-731-0969

Physical Education

Name
Position
Phone
Parker, Kelli
Teacher
989-731-0969

Science

Name
Position
Phone
Dionne, Nate
Teacher
989-731-0969
Kalember, Jeff
Teacher
989-731-0969
Kindsvatter, Lori
Teacher
989-731-0969
Parker, Kelli
Teacher
989-731-0969
Porta, Mel
Teacher
989-731-0969
Rinke, Michael
Teacher
989-731-0969

Social Studies

Name
Position
Phone
Bigsby, Rick
Teacher
989-731-0969
Brown, Kevin
Teacher
989-731-0969
LaJoie, Jerry
Teacher
989-731-0969
Mang, Kelly
Teacher
989-731-0969
Potts, Bruce
Teacher
989-731-0969
Smith, Lori
Teacher
989-731-0969
Yodzevicis, Shannon
Teacher
989-731-0969

Spanish

Name
Position
Phone
Stark, Kelsey
Teacher
989-731-0969

World Languages

Name
Position
Phone
Hotelling, Laura
Teacher
989-731-0969
Kalember, Stephanie
Teacher
989-731-0969

Special Education

Name
Position
Phone
Broden, Shelly
Teacher
989-731-0969
Sloniker, Sarah
Teacher
989-731-0969

Special Education Services

Name
Position
Phone
Cheek, Jennifer
Teacher
989-731-0969
Kargela, Kimberly
Teacher
989-731-0969
Lazda, Aija
Teacher
989-731-0969
Sargent, Shawn
Teacher
989-731-0969
Stoffer, Daniel
Teacher
989-731-0969

Student Support Specialist

Name
Position
Phone
Holmes, Brent
Teacher
989-731-0969

Administration

Mr. Chris Hodges, Principal

Chris Hodges is the Principal of Gaylord High School.  Mr. Hodges started working for Gaylord Community Schools in 2008 as the Vocal Music Instructor at the middle school and high school.  Before coming to Gaylord, Mr. Hodges taught choir at Central High School in Pageland, South Carolina.  Mr. Hodges holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Albion College (Cum Laude) and a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Central Michigan University.  Mr. Hodges attended Roscommon schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade, and is happy to continue to work and live in Northern Michigan. When not at school, Mr. Hodges enjoys spending time with his wife Aleece, and their daughter Cecilia.

Chris Hodges, Principal
Gaylord High School
989.731.0969

Mr. Mike Stefanski, Assistant Principal

Mr. Stefanski is an assistant principal of Gaylord High School. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies and Political Science from the University of Michigan-Flint and a Masters degree in k-12 Educational Leadership from Michigan State University. He taught middle school and high school social studies for 8 years, is currently in his 15th year of administration and has coached football at many levels for over 25 years. 

A native of Clarkston, Mr. Stefanski is married to Kari Jo and they have six sons. When not at school, Mr. Stefanski enjoys playing golf and spending time with the family. "I am excited and honored to be part of Gaylord Community Schools. Go Blue Devils!"

Mike Stefanski, Principal
Gaylord High School
989 731 0969

Mr. Christian Wilson, Athletic Director/Assistant Principal

Mr. Christian Wilson is one of two Assistant Principals at GHS. He holds two bachelor’s degrees in Physical Education and Health Education from Northern Michigan University, and a master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Western Michigan University. He has taught PE and Health in Auburndale, Wisconsin, and coached college basketball for Michigan Tech and Western Michigan. Prior to his tenure at Gaylord, Mr. Wilson was the Athletic Director at Mount Gilead High School in Mount Gilead, OH. Upon moving to Gaylord in 2002, Mr. Wilson accepted the position of Athletic Director at Gaylord High School, and in 2006, he became Assistant Principal.

A native of Chassell, Michigan, Mr. Wilson is the proud father of two current GHS students, Mitchell and Matthew. When he’s not taking care of administrative duties at GHS, he enjoys racquetball, golf, participating in men’s league hockey, and watching his favorite team, the Green Bay Packers.

Christian Wilson, Asst. Principal
Gaylord High School
989 731 0969