• renee manzo

    administrative assistant

    Ms. Renee serves as an administrative assistant at Calvary Christian School & Child Care Center since 2014.  She has worked in the administrative field for over 20 years.  She loves Jesus and being part of the Calvary family.  Renee lives in Yardley with her husband and 3 children.

  • linda tHiboldeaux

    assistant director

    Assistant Director of Calvary Child Care Center & Calvary Christian School since 1995.  She holds a Bachelors' Degree in both Early Childhood Education and Special Education as well as a Pennsylvania Teaching Certification.  She currently serves in the Preschool Joy classroom.

    Linda enjoys the dramatic arts / theatre and spending time with her 3 girls, all of who have been a part of Calvary Child Care Center and Calvary Christian School.  

  • robin laskey


    Director of Calvary Christian School, Calvary Child Center and Calvary Children's Ministries. Affectionately known as "Miss Robin," her warm smile and caring heart endears her to children and adults alike.  Robin holds a Bachelor in Science in Education from Temple University and has many years of experience working with children of all ages.  Robin is additionally on staff at Calvary Full Gospel Church.

  • Sara Ellis

    Office STAFF

    Miss Sara opens the building daily.  She is also at the front desk at the end of the day.  She keeps our social media and website updated as well as wearing other hats throughout the building.  During the school day she teaches third grade.  

Calvary Christian School teachers

All of our teaching staff hold valid Pennsylvania teaching certifications.

Feel free to email a staff member with any questions or needs.  However, if your question requires immediate assistance, please call the main office.  Please note that K-8 teachers cannot be called during the school day unless the matter is urgent.

  • joanna haines


    Miss Haines teaches Kindergarten at Calvary Christian School.  She has her Bachelor's Degree from Cairn University in Elementary Education.  Miss Haines has a gentle and sweet personality that shines Jesus through all she does.  

    Visit the Kindergarten page.

  • Amy Van Hise

    ASSISTANT kindergarten tEACHER

    Mrs. Van Hise is an absolute delight to have in Kindergarten.  She has taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and Middle School.  She has a love for every age and shows Jesus' love in everything that she does!  

  • Meridith Brown teaches First Grade at Calvary Christian School, and has been teaching at Calvary since 2009.  She graduated from Eastern University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with certifications in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  In 2012, Mrs. Brown graduated from La Salle University with her Master's Degree in Special Education.  Mrs. Brown in married and has a son and a daughter who both attend Calvary Child Care Center.

    Visit the First Grade page.

  • AShley wilcox

    2nd Grade

    Ashley Wilcox is the Second Grade teacher at Calvary Christian School. She earned her degree from Cairn University and has been teaching at Calvary since.  Mrs. Wilcox and her husband have two sons who attend Calvary Christian School.  She enjoys serving in her church through the children's ministry.  Mrs. Wilcox loves integrating technology and hands-on learning into her classroom!

    Visit the Second Grade page.

  • sara ellis

    3rd grade

    Sara Ellis teaches Third Grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Cairn University with a Bachelor's of Science in Bible and a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education.  She is currently enrolled at Holy Family University working towards a Master's Degree in Education with a Principal Certification.  She was born and raised in Langhorne and currently resides in Penndel Borough.  Miss Ellis attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she is involved with both the youth and children's ministries.  

    In addition, Sara opens the building each morning and runs the entire child care center between 6:30-8:30 AM in the office. 

    Visit the Third Grade page.

  • JILL walker

    4th grade

    Jill Walker teaches Fourth Grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Southeastern University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education.  She was born and raised in the area but currently lives in Palmyra, New Jersey.  Miss Walker attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she has been involved with both the youth and children’s ministries.  She is also in charge of the VBS set designs.  

    Visit the Fourth Grade page.

  • sarah mccann

    5th grade

    Sarah McCann teaches fifth grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Clarks Summit University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education.  She is married to her husband, David, and they have a beautiful daughter who attends Calvary Child Care Center.  In her free time, she enjoys DIY projects and playing with her rescue dog, Rocky.  She was born and raised in Michigan, but currently lives in Bordentown, NJ. 

    Visit the Fifth Grade page.

  • Hannah Kieffer

    Math & Science - mIDDLE SCHOOL

    Hannah is home grown and has attended Calvary Christian School from kindergarten through eighth grade.  She graduated from Cairn University Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Education.  Hannah and her husband both attend Calvary Full Gospel Church where they are both actively involved in Rooted Kids Ministry and Remnant Youth Ministry. 

    Visit the Middle School page.

  • michelle tanghare

    social studies & BIble - middle school

    Michelle Tanghare teaches Bible and Social Studies for middle school at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from The College of New Jersey with a dual degree in both Secondary Education and History.  She is currently working toward a Master's Degree in Special Education from The College of New Jersey.  Michelle and her husband Chris live with their two little boys Elijah and Ezekiel in Langhorne, PA  Together they attend Calvary Full Gospel Church and are actively involved in youth and children's ministries.

    Visit the Middle School page.

  • Brett Kikendall


    Brett is a recent graduate of Cairn University.  He has his degree in Health and Physical Education.  He played soccer throughout his time at Cairn University.  He and his fiancee are planning on getting married this summer.



    Colleen teaches music here at Calvary.  She has a passion for worship and teaching students how to worship Jesus through song.  Her lessons are always creative!  Colleen and her husband live in New Jersey. 

  • Kassandra Dauphin


    Kassandra teaches art here at Calvary.  She has her degree from Cairn University.  She loves creating!  She is home grown and attended Calvary Christian School.  Kassandra is actively involved in both youth ministry and children's ministry at Calvary Full Gospel Church.

Child care staff

The staff of Calvary Child Care Center are the heartbeat of the ministry.  Our wonderful teachers are the glue that sticks the day together, serving selflessly day in and day out for our precious little lambs.  Each staff member is handpicked by God!  In accordance with state regulations, each teacher has three background checks completed, document a minimum of 2 years' prior experience caring for children, and most importantly, brings with them a personal relationship with Jesus.  We provide ongoing professional development and training to continually look for ways to improve in the ways in which we care for our children!

  • Ms. Audrey

    Preschool peace

    Miss Audrey loves Jesus and teaching preschoolers.  She often is creating new centers and manipulatives.  Miss Audrey attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she serves in children's ministry. 

  • MS. Bonnie

    kitchen Staff

    Miss Bonnie loves Jesus and keeps us well fed.  She can be found singing praise and worship songs all day long.  Miss Bonnie attends Calvary Full Gospel Church.



    Miss Cindy loves Jesus and loves kids!  She joyfully serves in multiple classrooms and in the infant room.   She and her husband attend Calvary Full Gospel Church.  Miss Cindy is in charge of the church's book store too.  

  • MS. donna


    Miss Donna has been teaching at Calvary for 17 years. She works with Preschool children in the morning and is the Kindergarten Assistant Teacher during the school day.  She is happily married to Mr. Glenn for 27 years and have 3 children.  Her son lives in Texas with his wife and daughter.  Her twin daughters live locally.   Ms. Donna is a big Phillies baseball fan.  She enjoys spending time at the beach.  She loves helping children grow in their faith of the Lord, and sharing lots of hugs.

  • Miss Jen was a part of the child care ministry years and years ago in Youngest Preschool, and now God has placed her back where she began.  Miss Jen is known for her lively sense of humor and keeping the day fun!

  • Ms. Martha

    Preschool peace

    Miss Martha is one of our newest staff members!  She brings with her a wealth of experience in the early childhood areas, as well as being involved in pastoral ministry at her church.  Miss Martha's contagious smile and heart for Christ make her a wonderful addition to the Toddler Room!

  • MS. Maura


    Miss Maura is currently in the process of completing her Early Childhood and Special  Education dual degrees.  Miss Maura grew up at Calvary, and has ministered in Summer Camps, Pre-K Joy, and now in the Toddler Room.  She attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she serves on the children's ministry's Bridge Team. 

  • ms. lauren


    Miss Lauren and her family attend Calvary Full Gospel Church.  Miss Lauren's love for Jesus is evident in each interaction she has with children and adults.  

  • Ms. trudy


    Miss Trudy brings all of her sweetness and attentiveness to the Infant Room each afternoon.  She is often found creating adorable touches in the room and enjoys interacting with the smallest of Jesus' lambs! 


At Calvary Christian School, our students participate in Art, Gym, and Music once a week.

ART -  Su Ellis

GYM - Bobby Buskett

MUSIC - Colleen Houser