Mrs. Christina Mraz is excited to be joining St. Mary’s staff as a first grade teacher. She has a passion for hands-on learning, technology integration, and creating a fun, safe environment for her students to excel in. She loves collaborating with colleagues and looks forward to learning from and growing with the St. Mary’s and the greater LCSS staff. Outside of school, Christina and her husband stay busy chasing after their 5 year old son, 2 1/2 year old son, and 8 month old daughter.
Mrs. Julie Baumann is joining St. Mary as the music teacher. Julie is the Director of Education and Outreach at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. She has an eclectic teaching history spanning the past 20 years, from teaching 2nd grade, to developing and leading a “Drama-in-Literacy” elementary curriculum, to leading classes and camps at Civic Theatre. She has directed over 30 youth productions in both Clinton and Tippecanoe County. Julie is originally from Frankfort, IN and graduated from DePauw University with a degree in Elementary Education. Her musical background includes piano, violin, choir, and musical theatre.