Mrs. Marsha Boyd-Mitchell
Mrs. Boyd-Mitchell is a product of Christian School education herself. Since graduating from Rothesay Baptist Christian School, she has earned a B.Sc. in Christian School Education and a Masters in Education and an Educational Specialist degree. She is currently doing doctoral studies. She has been teaching since 1998 and has served as Principal of Sussex Christian School since 2001.
Mrs. Connie Moss
Mrs. Moss has a B.Ed. and has been teaching since 1985. She has been involved in Sussex Christian School since 1987 in a variety of capacities including teaching, classroom assistant, serving on Council, fund-raising and promotion, and administration. Mrs. Moss also currently teaches in the high school math department. She has three children, all of which have graduated from SCS and are now attending university.
Mrs. Nora-Lynn Jones
Mrs. Jones has a B.A., a B.Ed. in Special Education, and an M.A. in Communications Disorders. Her teaching experience began in 1989. Prior to joining the staff of SCS in 1999, Mrs. Jones taught in New Brunswick and Newfoundland. Mrs. Jones also teaches the Grade 5-6 class. In addition, she gives leadership to the high school Worship Band. She has two sons, both of which are grads of SCS and continued their studies at Liberty University in Virginia.
Mr. Steve Cowper
Mr. Cowper has a Bachelor of Science degree and joined the teaching profession in 2007. He is currently taking courses toward an MA in Education. Mr. Cowper anchors the High School Math & Science department and is the staff advisor for the Yearbook Committee. He, along with his wife Sherry, also an SCS teacher, has two children enrolled at SCS.
Miss Emily Cormier
Miss Cormier has recently joined the SCS staff as the Grade 10 homeroom teacher. She teaches Grade 10 Bible and Biology, Algebra 1, and Jr. High Math and Science, and will be heading up Theatre Arts in the second semester. Miss Cornier has a BSc in Biology and a BEd.
Mrs. Marissa Morton
Mrs. Morton is a graduate of Sussex Christian School and it is a privilege to now have her as part of the SCS teaching staff. Mrs. Morton has a BA in History and a BEd. She brings three years of teaching experience to her position at SCS. Mrs. Morton teaches High School English and Bible classes.
Mrs. Pamela Alward
Mrs. Alward has earned a B.Sc. in Christian School Education, an M.A. in Education and an M.A. in Elementary Education. She began teaching in 1985 and her experience includes 13 years as Program Director of the Christian School Education program at Bethany Bible College. In the past she has served as a valuable advisor on the SCS School Council and the Administrative Team. She is the mother of three boys, all currently attending SCS.
Mrs. Sherry McCallum
Mrs. McCallum’s number of years serving on a volunteer basis in Christian School led her to bring her husband and two children from Digby, NS to complete her Bachelor of Christian School Education. During the four years of study to receive her teaching degree, Mrs. McCallum faithfully volunteered at SCS while having her children enrolled at SCS. Upon receiving her degree in 2005, she was added to the part time staff at SCS. She has served as physical education teacher and girls’ basketball coach, as well as in the classroom. Currently, she is the Grade 3-4 teacher and is coaching the middle school soccer team this fall. Her son is a graduate of SCS.
Mrs. Sherry Cowper
Mrs. Cowper has a B.Sc. in Christian School Education and has been teaching since 1993. In her time at SCS, Mrs. Cowper has taught at a variety of levels from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 4. Currently the Grade 1-2 teacher, she has also assisted in bringing leadership to the annual Missions Week. Mrs. Cowper currently leads the after school program for Kindergarten to Grade 2. Both of her children are currently enrolled at SCS.
Mrs. Vallerie MacCallum
Mrs. MacCallum has a BA in Christian School Education and is the mother of four children, all students at Sussex Christian School. Mrs. MacCallum did her internship at SCS a number of years ago and assisted with the music program. After a number of years in the states, in ministry with her husband, Pastor Rob MacCallum, they returned to Canada with their family.
French and Physical Education:
Mrs. Carrie Herkner
Mrs. Herkner has a BA and BEd, as well as French Proficiency certification. She and her husband recently moved to the Sussex area from Moncton where she had experience working in a Montessori School setting. Mrs. Herkner has taken on a wide responsibility at SCS with both the French and Phys. Ed programs up to Grade 10. She also serves as the school’s Athletic Director, giving leadership to the extra-curricular sports programs that are offered at SCS.
Mrs. Susan Hicks-Canrinus
Mrs. Hicks-Canrinus brings more than 20 years of teaching experience from a variety of settings including private lessons, public elementary classrooms and college level music programs. We are pleased to have her give leadership to the elementary music program offered at Sussex Christian School, as well as the extra-curricular Chimes Club.
High School History
Mr. Dan Warzecha
Mr. Warzecha is semi-retired after many years in the New Brunswick public service. He has a BA in History and a Level 3 Diploma in Public Service French. Mr. Warzecha has taught a variety of courses in the humanities since he has been at SCS. This year, he is teaching the grades 9 through 12 History courses as well as Geography and Grade 7-8 French.
High School Electives & ESL
Mrs. Vicky Lee
Mrs. Lee’s formal training is in the medical field with an Associate Degree in Radiology, but her years of experience in volunteer work with young children as well as home-schooling her two oldest girls have helped round out her capabilities in the classroom as she works toward completion of her Bachelor of Arts in Christian School Education. Mrs. Lee gives leadership this year to high school students doing individualized electives. She also has taken TESOL training to prepare her for assisting our foreign students in ESL. In addition, Mrs. Lee is the teacher representative for the school’s Parent-Teacher Fellowship (PTF) organization. Mrs. Lee is the mother of four girls, the oldest of which is a graduate of Sussex Christian School and currently attending Kingswood University. Her three other daughters attend Sussex Christian School.
Mr. Preston Mowry
Mr. Mowry is a graduate of NBBI. He is a former youth pastor and currently a senior pastor in the area. He has taught computer at the Junior High level in the past. It is a pleasure to have him join the SCS staff this year to teach the high school computer course. Mr. Mowry has one daughter who attends elementary school at SCS.
Mrs. Debra Gray
Mrs. Gray has teaching experience at a variety of levels, as well as formal business training. Currently, she teaches grade 5 Math and Language Arts and acts as a teacher’s assistant for a high school student. Mrs. Gray has two grown children and one daughter who is currently in elementary school at Sussex Christian School.