Staff Directory

You can always find detailed teacher information, phone numbers, email, etc. in our app! Search "The School Board of Highlands County" and choose Highlands Virtual School as one of your sites. Click on the "Staff Directory" button.

Teacher Hours:

  • Teacher office hours are 7:45am - 3:15pm, Monday through Friday

  • As a Highlands County School, we also follow the district calendar for holidays, teacher work days, etc.

  • IMPORTANT - our courseware is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, however the teachers are not. If you contact an HVS teacher after hours, it may be 24 -48 hours before you receive a response.

Tip:

Create Teacher Contact In Your Phone

You can save a direct line contact with your teacher in your iPhone or Android. This will call our automated switchboard and transfer the call to your teacher automatically.

iPhone:

Create or Edit Contact

Enter Number: 863-471-5442

HOLD * for 3 seconds it will become a ,

Enter Extension Number for Teacher: Found below under each teachers name

Save Contact

Number should look like: 863-471-5442,1234

Android:

Create or Edit Contact

Enter Number: 863-471-5442,

Enter Extension Number for Teacher: Found below under each teachers name

Save Contact

Number should look like: 863-471-5442,1234

Administration

Principal

Office: 863-471-5679

Assistant Principal

Office: 863-471-5679

Elementary Faculty

Mrs. Belanger, photo

Kindergarten

Mrs. Laura Belenger

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10391


Kindergarten

Ms. Nadine Hayles

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10399


First Grade

Ms. Tiffany LaVire

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10403

Cell: Phone (850)764-1699

Google Classroom


First Grade

Mrs. Dawn Ziegler

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10395


First/Second Grade

Mrs. Adele Smith

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10402


Second Grade

Mrs. Susie Henson-Smith

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10394


Third Grade

Mr. Sean Youlden

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10401


Third Grade

Ms. Reann Franze

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10398


Fourth Grade

Mrs. Kayley Cobb

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10396


Fourth Grade

Mrs. Rita Graham

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10392


Fifth Grade

Miss Jordan Phillips

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10407


Fifth Grade

Mrs. Daniele Sutton Brown

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10393


Secondary Faculty

Language Arts

Unlisted Teacher

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26507


English

Mrs. Cheryl Rosenbaum

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10292


English

Mr. John De La Cruz

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10384


English



English

Ms. Yvette Hendry

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10390

Click to schedule a time with Ms. Hendry

Math

Mr. Micah Taylor

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26511




Math

Mrs. Terri Sinclair

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26502

Cell: 863-949-0487

Mrs. Sinclair's Math Website

Spanish and Algebra

Mrs. Yuleivys Magrinat Sardina

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26504

Cell: 863-226-1372

Science

Ms. Kathryn Millan

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10408


Science

Mrs. Brandi Kirby

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10389


Science

Ms. Zunen Cabrera

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26509


Science

Mrs. Stephanie Ramos

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26505

Mrs. Ramos Website


Social Studies

Mr. Steven Manley

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10250

Social Studies

Mrs. Rhonda Hunter

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26506

Cell: 863-703-0487

Mrs. Hunter's Website

Social Studies

Mr. Mark Kinsey

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10409


Social Studies

Mrs. Colleen Polatty

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26513

Cell: 786-520-5758

Art & Gifted

Mrs. Margaret (Mandie) Pierce

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10380

Cell: 863-455-9487

Mrs. Pierce's Website

Spanish

Mrs. Yen Barrueta Miranda

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26503


Spanish

Mr. Eugenio Rodriguez

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26515

Reading/Leadership

Mrs. Lisa Saenz

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10404


Physical Education/ AVID

Mrs. Joy Cocanougher

Office: 863-471-5442 ext.10291

Mrs. Cocanougher's Website

Physical Education

Mr. Christopher Hall

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26512


Business & Graduation Coach

Mrs. Linda Hernandez

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10382


Science/Business/OJT

Mr. Jeff Hendges

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26510

Mr. Hendges Website

Guidance & Resource Teachers

Guidance Counselor

Ms. Jonelle Carty

cartyj@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26517


ESE Resource

Ms. Jacqueline Celentano

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10405


Dean of Students

Ms. Rebecca Donnell

donnellr@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10376

Virtual Credit Recovery

Mr. Casey Downing

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10388

www.mrdowning.com

ESE Resource

Mrs. Stefanie Hendrick

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 10381


Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Jennifer Langston

langstoj@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office: 863-471-5442 ext. 26508


Reading Coach

Mrs. Amalia Velazquez

Office: 863-471-5442 ext.

Office Staff

Administrative Secretary

Mrs. Tina Farless

farlesst@highlands.k12.fl.us

863-471-5442 ext. 10280

Fax 863-471-5568

Guidance, Attendance, & Discipline Clerk

Mrs. Carol Francis

waltersc@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office 863-471-5442 ext. 26514

Fax 863-471-5568

Front Desk Clerk

Ms. Christina Schwandt

schwandc@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office 863-471-5679

Fax 863-471-5568

Registration & Data Clerk

Mrs. Laurie Stoll

stolll@highlands.k12.fl.us

Office 863-471-5442 ext. 26516

Fax 863-471-5568

HVS Student Help Desk

Mr. Casey Jones

jonesc@highlands.k12.fl.us

863-471-5625


Secretary

TBA

Office 863-471-5679

IDEA Guidance Clerk

TBA

Office 863-471-5679

ISS Para

TBA

Office 863-471-5679

ESOL Para

TBA

Office 863-471-5679

Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty

Elementary Art (adjunct)

Mrs. Kristy Harris

863-471-5442 ext. 25247

7th & 8th Math (adjunct)

Mrs. Detrice Menchan

863-471-5442 ext. 25337

Math (adjunct)

Mr. Ben Reser

863-471-5442 ext. 16523

Physics (adjunct)

Mrs. Cindy Rivers

Cell 863-535-6314

6th & 7th Math (adjunct)

Mrs. Rhoda Wolfe

863-471-9012

Technical Issues

For technical support or software issues, please contact:

Edgenuity Courseware™ or Instructional Services:

PHONE: 877.202.0338

EMAIL: CustomerSupport@edgenuity.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (EST)

Saturday–Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST)

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