administration


  • robin laskey

    Director

    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 Laskey is not only the director of the school, but also enjoys teaching literature to the middle school students on a part time basis.  Robin is additionally on staff at Calvary Full Gospel Church.


  • 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 part time in Preschool Peace with delightful 3 and 4 year olds.


    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.  


  • 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.

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.

  • Patti Leamon

    Kindergarten

    Mrs. Leamon teaches Kindergarten at Calvary Christian School.  She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood from Eastern Connecticut State University and her Masters in Reading from Southern Connecticut State University.  She resides in Warminster PA with her husband and her 3 children.  In her free time, she can be found reading or spending time outdoors.


    Visit the Kindergarten page.

  • 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 beautiful son who attends 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.  


    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 are expecting their first child in July.  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. Mrs.  McCann is active in her local church Faith Baptist and serves in the College and Career and Children’s Ministries.   


    Visit the Fifth Grade page.

  • AMY VAn Hise

    English - MIDDLE SCHOOL

    Amy Van Hise is a strong proponent of Christian education and has devoted her career of more than twenty-five years to teaching in Christian schools.  She has taught a variety of levels from kindergarten to middle school. This is her tenth year at Calvary, where she currently teaches Middle School English.  


    Visit the Middle School page.

  • christine PETRUCCELLI

    MATH & SCIENCE - middle school

    Christine Petruccelli teaches 6th, 7th and 8th grade mathematics and science at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Cedarville University and got her Bachelor of Arts in Middle Childhood Education with concentrations in mathematics and science along with a minor in Bible.  She was born in Hamilton New Jersey and was raised in Yardley Pennsylvania.  She attends Riverstone Church where she is involved in youth ministries.


    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 Robbinsville, NJ.  Together they attend Calvary Full Gospel Church and are actively involved in youth and children's ministries.


    Visit the Middle School page.

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!

  • Miss Amber is here in the early morning hours with a smile on her face ready to greet your little ones.  She has been with us since 2012 and is always ready to go with the flow of the joys that each day brings.  She is a mommy to a lovely young lady who started here with us at Calvary.

  • Miss Anastasia spends her early mornings and afternoons with our school age children, where she has a passion for bringing kids closer to Christ.  She is very involved in the Calvary Full Gospel Generation Joshua Ministry. 

  • MS. cathY

    Pre-K JOY

    Miss Cathy teaches and cares for Pre-K children from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day.  She has been teaching at Calvary since 2002.  She is also an Instructional Assistant with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit since 2005, teaching children with various special needs.  Mrs. Cathy has a Special Education Paraeducators Credential from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, and Finance.  She has been happily married with her husband Paul for 30 years and have been blessed with 3 children.  She and her husband have been involved in various ministries in Calvary Full Gospel Church since 1989.  She writes: "It is my hearts desire for them to love Jesus and for them to know that Jesus loves them.  I plan to continue to help them learn to be kind and loving to others, with both words and actions."


  • MS. CinDY

    infants

    Since 2001, Miss Cindy has been so flexible and loving all over the building.  She currently serves in the Infant Room, talking to, cuddling, and loving those babies.  Miss Cindy has many college credits in Early Childhood Education and is a mommy to a grown daughter.

  • MS. donna

    Pre-K JOY

    Miss Donna has been teaching at Calvary for 17 years. She works with Pre-K children from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  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.  She has six grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.  She also has an adorable cat Harley-girl.  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.

  • Ms. jackie

    Pre-K Joy

    Miss Jackie works with Pre-K children and has for many years at  Calvary! She has an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has been working in Pre-K since 1999.  She is a proud mom of 3 girls and 3 fur babies.  She enjoys sharing all the updates of the day on Facebook by taking pictures.  She writes: "I believe that children learn best through play. I plan to encourage your child to believe in themselves as they develop self-help skills and independence, to foster creative thinking and problem solving."

  • 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. Kandice

    Preschool PEACE

    Since 2006, Miss Kandice has been touching lives at  Calvary.  For most of her time here she made Youngest Preschool an engaging place to be, and now she's taken her talents to Preschool Peace with our 3-4 year olds.  Miss Kandice is quite the storyteller - even parents would sit for her circle time Bible stories!

  • Ms. Martha

    Toddlers

    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

    toddlers

    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 is also on the college age leadership team of Calvary Full Gospel Church Remnant Youth Group.

  • Ms. Mattie

    Infants

    Miss Mattie is part of our original staff from our opening day in 1995, where she has faithfully served in the Infant Room ever since.  Many of the original babies that were loved and cared for her by Miss Mattie are now grown adults!  Miss Mattie also serves in various areas of ministry throughout Calvary Full Gospel  Church.

  • Mr. Nate is a newer member of our child care team! Nate is a student at Cairn University and spends his afternoons building relationships with our Calvary Christian School school age children.

  • Miss Patti is a wonderful addition to our Preschool Peace team!  She comes to us with an Elementary Education degree and certification, as well as experience with children of varying ages with special needs. 

  • Ms. trudy

    Infants

    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! 

SPECIALS - Calvary CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

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


ART -  Su Ellis


GYM - John Zimmer


MUSIC - Beverly Harpine