Science Department

  • Students in all science courses are encouraged to see science as approachable and applicable through coursework that developes students' inquiry skills through laboratory experiences.

Mrs. Badger - Science Instructor / Student Naturalist

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Darcie Badger

Bachelors of Science in Wildlife Biology - Emphasis in Conservation/Biodiversity, Kansas State University

Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education, Kansas State University

Masters of Science in Education, Fort Hays State University

Mrs. Baker - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Sami Baker

BA Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Kansas

MS Physics, Texas A&M Commerce

Masters in Education, Baker University

Junior Class Sponsor

Head Coach - Cheerleading

Mrs. Benavides - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Deanna Benavides

Bachelors of Science in Secondary Science Education, York College of Pennsylvania

Masters of Science in Special Education, Emporia State University

Ms. Burnett - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Nikki Burnett

Bachelor of Science Secondary Education, Kansas State University

Master of Science Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University

Ms. Craig - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Janelle Craig

Bachelors in Biology, Bowling Green State University

Masters in Secondary Education, Grand Canyon University

Mr. Keiter - Science Department Chair

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Drew Keiter

Bachelors in Science Education, Emporia State University

Masters in Educational Technology, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Science Department Chair

Mr. Luke - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Derek Luke

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Master of Arts in Teaching, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Mr. Milholm - Science Instructor / Horticulture

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Matthew Milholm

Bachelors of Science in Agriculture

Currently pursuing a Masters in Education, Teaching and Learning, Friends University

Green Tech Academy Assistant Facilitator/Instructor

FFA Advisor

Mr. Molina Calderon - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Jonathan Molina Calderon

Bachelors in Secondary Education - Science, University of Puerto Rico

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in Scientific Education, University of Puerto Rico

Endorsement in ELL, Kansas State University

 

Dr. Monhollon - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Tonya Monhollon

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Emporia State University

Master of Science in Educational Administration and Leadership, Old Dominion University

Doctorate of Education in Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Kansas

Mrs. Myers - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Emily Myers

BS Cell and Molecular Biology, Public Health, Tulane University

MA Curriculum and Instruction, University of Mississippi

Green Tech Academy Instructor

Head Coach - Science Olympiad

 

Ms. Nuffer - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Paige Nuffer

BS in Biology, Physics and Chemistry, Emporia State University

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Emporia State 

Public Safety Academy Assistant Facilitator and Instructor

Head Coach: Cheerleading

Dr. Vadapally - Science Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Praveen Vadapally

BS Chemistry, Osmania University

BS Education - Science Education, Osmania University

MS Organic Chemistry, Osmania University

MS Chemistry Education, University of North Texas

PhD Chemistry Education, University of Northern Colorado