Faculty / Staff

Mrs. Monica Wilson – Principal

Mrs. Wilson’s education career spans three decades with most of her teaching years here at Most Sacred Heart School. Mrs. Wilson was a teacher at Most Sacred Heart School from 1992-2008 and became principal in August 2008. Her education includes a B.S. in Elementary Education, University of Missouri, St. Louis, a B.S. in Special Education, University of Missouri, St. Louis, a M.A. in Education Administration, St. Louis University, and Religious Education Certification, Paul VI Institute.

principal@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Kristin Callahan -Preschool

Mrs. Callahan earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary, Special, & Early Childhood Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the spring of 2015. She taught for 3 years at Rockwood Early Childhood, and feels blessed to be teaching at Most Sacred Heart! She enjoys sharing her faith as a Catholic educator! This was the job she wanted since she first decided to become a teacher!!

kcallahan@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Elizabeth Hayes – Preschool

Mrs. Hayes graduated top of her class from Rasmussen College with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Administration. She has worked in the early childhood field going on twenty-one years and feels that she will always be a lifelong learner . She has a passion for teaching young children and is very excited to be a part of the Most Sacred Heart family. Her love for children shines through in her daily work with preschoolers.

ehayes@sacredhearteureka.org

Miss Gabrielle Visconti – Kindergarten

Miss Gabrielle Visconti graduated magna cum laude from Bradley University in the spring of 2017. She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Science. She is working towards her Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy Instruction.  She has been teaching at MSHS since 2017.  And fun fact!, She is engaged to be married in 2020.

gvisconti@sacredhearteureka.org

Miss Lucy Steis – 1st Grade

Miss Lucille Steis is a 2016 elementary education graduate from The University of Mississippi. In 2017, she received her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She has taught first grade, fifth grade math, and sixth grade English. This will be her fourth year teaching and she is looking forward to being a part of the Most Sacred Heart community. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, walking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

LSteis@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Andrea Hagerty – 2nd Grade

Mrs. Hagerty graduated from Webster University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has a passion for teaching children, and she loves teaching in a Catholic school so she can share her faith with her students. Prior to coming to Most Sacred Heart she taught first grade for 13 years at St. Ferdinand. She is so excited to be a part of the Most Sacred Heart school community!

Ahagerty@sacredhearteureka.org

Miss Natalie Groppe – 3rd Grade

Miss Natalie Groppe graduated cum laude from Missouri State University in December of 2017. Her degree is in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Child Development. She has been a part of the MSHS community since 2018 and is engaged to be married in 2021.

Ngroppe@sacredhearteureka.org

Miss Elizabeth Kiblinger – 4th Grade

Miss Elizabeth Kiblinger graduated from Maryville University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education. She is the 4th grade homeroom teacher as well as the 5th grade science teacher.  Miss Kiblinger is eager to help her students develop into well-rounded individuals and lifelong learners. She has taught at MSHS since 2016.

ekiblinger@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Sara Fakes – 5th Grade

Mrs. Sara Fakes graduated cum laude from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Psychology. She later added a certification in Special Education (Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical K-12). During her years working in education, she was a paraprofessional in a self-contained Autism classroom, and an 8th grade Special Education teacher. Since 2018, Mrs. Fakes has been the 5th grade homeroom and 4th grade social studies teacher here at MSHS.  She is married with two children, one of which attends MSHS.

sfakes@sacredhearteureka.org

Ms. Emily Grunwald – 6th Grade

Miss Emily Grunwald graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education with an emphasis on middle school mathematics education and a Spanish minor. She is the sixth grade homeroom teacher in addition to teaching Spanish and middle school mathematics. She has a passion for hiking, cooking, and art. She is looking forward to helping her students increase their fluency in mathematics, logic, and language.

egrunwald@sacredhearteureka.org

Mr. Craig Plefka – 7th Grade

Craig Plefka graduated from Saint Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. He is the seventh grade homeroom teacher and middle school science and social studies teacher. He is passionate about teaching, reading, engaging his students, and hockey, especially the St, Louis Blues!

cplefka@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Jeanie Harper – 8th Grade, Language Arts

Having a master’s degree as a reading specialist and administration from Lindenwood University and almost three decades of teaching reading and English, Mrs. Harper’s passion is teaching. She taught for almost thirty years at Wentzville Middle and she is grateful to have an opportunity to continue her teaching career here at Most Sacred Heart. She has been married for thirty three years and has six children. In her free time, Mrs Harper loves to run, mastering three marathons so far.

jharper@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Michelle Etter – CRE & 6th/8th Grade Religion

Mrs. Etter graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1995 with a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She received her Master’s in Elementary Administration from Lindenwood University in 2002.  She is currently finishing her 25th  year in Catholic Education where she has been a 3rd-grade teacher, 3rd & 6th Grade PSR Catechists, Preschool Director/teacher, Middle School teacher, CRE, and Elementary Principal   Mrs. Etter and her husband, Mike,  along with their three children live in Washington, MO and are members of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Together, they love fishing, baseball, and swimming. Mrs. Etter says, “Catholic Education is very important to me because it gives me an opportunity to support parents in the faith development of their children. I also love that through Catholic Education we can incorporate our faith in all aspects of our day not just in Religion class.”

cre@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Jennifer Laspe – Resource Teacher

Mrs. Laspe has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a teaching certificate in Elementary Education, both from Fontbonne University. Mrs. Laspe is the Resource Teacher here at Most Sacred Heart and works with students in all grades. MSHS is where Mrs. Laspe began her teaching career in 2012 and she can’t imagine being anywhere else.

jLaspe@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Chris Rundquist – Counselor

“Miss Chris” is excited to return to Most Sacred Heart School for her third year through Saint Louis Counseling.  With a Master’s degree and license in Social Work, She has over seven years of experience working in St. Louis City and County schools.  Previous experience includes crisis response, adolescent substance abuse, residential treatment, unplanned pregnancies, adoption and Protecting God’s Children.

crundquist@ccstl.org

Mrs. Jamie Seamands – Art and Enrichment

Mrs. Jamie Seamands graduated cum laude from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, with a BA in Art History and Classical Civilizations. She then received her MA in the History of Decorative Arts, Design, and Material Culture from Bard College, New York, NY. In addition to teaching Art and Enrichment, Jamie is also mother to 4 MSHS  students and one alumni. As parents, she and her husband, Aaron, are exceedingly pleased by the education their children receive here.

jamie.seamands@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Mary Jo Corrigan – P.E. 

Mrs. Corrigan earned a B.S. from the University of Dayton and has been teaching PE at MSHS since 2008. She is a proud mother of 2 MSHS alumni. She is thankful for the opportunity to teach at MSHS and continues to enjoy hopping, skipping, running and playing ball with your students.

mcorrigan@sacredhearteureka.org

Mr. Harold Cox -Music

Mr. Cox has taught music for 34 years. He loves teaching the students here. His education includes a Masters in Music Performance from Webster Univ. and a Bachelors in Music Education from Webster Univ. In addition to being Mo.certified in both vocal and instrumental music, he also holds provisional certification in gifted teaching. He enjoys expanding music instruction by making interdisciplinary connections to the core subjects.

hcox@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Sara Brockmeyer – Aide

Mrs. Sara Brockmeyer received her Applied Science Associate Degree. She feels blessed to have been part of the Most Sacred Heart School community for more then 20 years as a school parent and for 14 of those years working as a teacher’s aide, substitute and Aftercare Supervisor.

Mrs. Jen Buehler – Secretary

Mrs. Jen Buehler has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Information Systems from SLU and is the mother of 3 MSH students.  In her free time, she enjoys running and baking. Mrs. Buehler is excited to work with the parents, kids, and teachers everyday!

schoolsecretary@sacredhearteureka.org

Mrs. Sara Latall – Lunch

Mrs. Latall has a BA in Political Science from Truman State University. She is the mother of three boys, loves to cook and is happy to be at MSHS.

mshlunch@gmail.com