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Katy Independent School District

James E. Taylor High School

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Administration

Dr. Melinda StonePrincipal281.237.3106
Karlyn FuquayAssociate Principal281.237.3180
Kelly StroudAssistant Principal : Student Support281.237.3100
Kathy SteenAssistant Principal : 9th281.237.3100
Tracy WaltAssistant Principal : 10th281.237.3100
Grant SmithAssistant Principal : 11th281.237.9246
Chad WilliamsonAssistant Principal : 12th281.237.3100
Susan GastonSecretary : Principal281.237.3106
Meredith BollichSecretary : Associate Principal281.237.3180
Kim Jochec Secretary: 9th AP281.237.3161
Casey WeinmanSecretary: 10th AP281.237.9259
Cindi AdamsSecretary: 11th AP281.237.9246
Liz FlurrySecretary: 12th AP281.237.3109

Athletic Administration / Physical Education

Chad SimmonsAthletic Coordinator/Football Head Coach281.237.4421
Brooke PlemonsAssistant Athletic Coordinator, Girls Track, Girls PE, Health281.237.9214
Roderick WilliamsHead Athletic Trainer281.237.9269
Daniel YoungAssistant Athletic Trainer, ISS281.237.9270
Lynda Gardner Athletic Secretary  281.237.4421
Blair AryPE Girls, Health, Girls Basketball Head Coach281.237.4419
Matt BraytonBoys PE, Boys Basketball Head Coach281.237.4410
Austin BrownCross Country
Paul CochranKOLA, Football281.237.1489
Louise CriteHealth, Volleyball Head Coach281.237.9233
Danny FaustPE Boys, Football281.237.3138
Luke KlinglerHealth, Football281.237.3648

Counselors

Peggy CameronA-Chon281.237.3165
Jean BorzikChoo-Ger281.237.3165
Carol CowandGes-Lane281.237.3168
Angela StickerLang-Ob281.237.3165
Brandye SimperOc-Si281.237.3168
Karmen MundtSk-Z281.237.3168
Cathy DavisSecretary: 9th-12th A-L281.237.3165
Kathy HowardSecretary: 9th-12th M-Z281.237.3168
Tiffany MitchellCollege and Career Readiness281.237.3147
Nancy SantosDropout Prevention Coordinator & Recovery Facilitator281.237.3619
Kenya WhittingtonSocial Worker281.237.3629

Registrars

Christy MaekerProfessional Registrar281.237.3159
Mirian RomeroRegistrar281.237.3159
Monica PerezSecretary: Registrars281.237.3159

Attendance

Shiloh NortonAttendance: 12th281.237.3153
Dominique LilleyAttendance: 11th281.237.3160
Dian HolsonAttendance: 10th281.237.3177
Cynthia CardenasAttendance : 9th281.237.9159

Campus Clinic

Claire FaichneyNurse : Main Campus281.237.3125
Holly McVeyNurse : 9th Grade Campus281.237.3126
Shannon EwingClinic Aide281.237.3607

Library

Mary Kathryn ColeyLearning Resource Specialist281.237.3128
Stephanie MorrisonAide : Library281.237.3166

Career and Technical Education / Technology Applications / Electives

Colleen ThuesenDepartment Chair, Animation 1, Digital Arts & Animation, Adv. Dig Arts & Animation281.237.3621
Brianna ArriolaAdvanced Animal Science, Floral, FFA281.237.9221
Sara BurkeFloral, FFA, Practicum Ag/F/N281.237.3661
Lisa FobianLeadworthy 1281.237.3617
Julie FudaCareer Prep, Entrepreneurship, Business Law281.237.9242
Gay HollisProfessional Communication, Debate281.237.3618
Chris HudsonComputer Science 1, CS2KAP/CS3281.237.9211
Jim JolleyPhoto Journ, Dig Art & Animation, Football, Boys Track281.237.9202
Grant JustusCom Photo, KOLA, TSDATA, Boys Basketball281.237.3130
David LairdAg. Fab/Prac, Ag Mechanics, FFA281.237.3657
Billie PowellDigital Art & Animation, Dollars & Sense, Softball Head Coach281.237.9223
Son QuachAP Computer Science, Math281.237.3127
Ricky RamosPrin of Eng, Eng Design281.237.3189
Jenna RobinsonBusiness Finance, Accounting 1, 2, Interpersonal Studies, FBLA281.237.9260
Lauren RodgersFashion Design, Interior Design, Human Dev, Assistant Cheer, FCCLA281.237.2794
Kerry SavagePrin. Health Science, Med Term281.237.4424
Travis SharpBIM, 2, Arch Design 1, Football281.237.4414
Jerry ShimekWildlife Mgmt, Sml Animal, Equine Sci, Agriculture, FFA281.237.3176
Dr. Denise SmithMed Term, Health Sci Theory281.237.9247
Hope TilfordLifetime Nutrition,  FCCLA281.237.3651
Eric WarrenDigital Art & Animation, AV Production, Blue Review, Campus Web Master281.237.3616

English

Lisa O'NealEnglish, Dept Chair281.237.3640
Matt AppleEnglish, Swimming & Diving Head Coach281.237.3642
Blair BennettEnglish281.237.3644
Eric BrunsellEnglish, Acad Decathlon281.237.9227
Jenny BrunsellEnglish, Acad Decathlon281.237.9220
Rachel BushHCC English, Newspaper, Journalism281.237.3606
Robin DickeyEnglish281.237.3174
Dani EzzellEnglish, Yearbook281.237.8960
Ericca FaderEnglish, Nat'l Honor Society281.237.9232
Karen FlaugherESL English281.237.3679
Kevin GormanEnglish, Baseball, Football281.237.5147
Chris HarrisEnglish, Acad Challenge281.237.9236
Natalie LumpkinsEnglish281.237.3624
Anthony MardirosianEnglish, Baseball281.237.9230
Tonya McKelvey-WhiteEnglish, Girls Track Head Coach281.237.3163
Juliet McRoreyEnglish, Girls Track, Girls Cross Country Head Coach281.237.3641
Jeff MixonEnglish, Football, Boys Track Head Coach281.237.9095
Kelsey MouerEnglish, Girl's Basketball281.237.4423
Lane MyersEnglish281.237.9216
Abby NealESL English281.237.9208
Marie ParsonsESL English281.237.9231
Andrew PateEnglish, Asst Boys Basketball281.237.3172
Addie PorterEnglish281.237.3654
Jennifer SimpsonEnglish281.237.3630
Katherine SmithLeadworthy 1, St. Reading, College Prep English281.237.3610
Nan VenghausEnglish281.237.2791
Stephan WyattEnglish281.237.3150

Fine Arts

Kevin RiehleChoir Director, Hand Bells, Dept Chair281.237.9264
Mike AryDirector of Bands281.237.9268
Sara BlumberTheater Tech, PAC Director281.237.3663
Lauren ButaudHead Dance Director/Pacesetters281.237.9282
MK BuysArt281.237.3655
John CabotAsst Band Director281.237.9267
Clint CapshawOrchestra Director281.237.3652
Casey CarruthAsst Choir Director281.237.9265
Kelley HughesTheater Director281.237.3653
Dr. Melissa LobpriesArt281.237.3662
Kate MathewsAsst Orchestra Director281.237.0093
Shiloh NortonArt/Leadworthy
Sarah PetersonAsst Dance Director281.237.9200
Jason SmithArt281.237.9218
Eric WeingartnerAsst Band Director281.237.9266

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

Nitzia GuillenDepartment Chair, Spanish Span Spk281.237.3645
Buffy BrummettSpanish, Cheer281.237.3628
Brandy CabeAmerican Sign Language281.237.3692
Annette FloresSpanish281.237.9229
Efrain GutierrezSpanish281.237.3634
Maggie LaRottaSpanish281.237.3167
Nanette LeonardFrench281.237.3673
Elaine MirandaSpanish281.237.3613
Stefania MitzithrasLatin281.237.4417
Natalia MontalvoSpanish281.237.3601
Adena SealockFrench281.237.3633
Sarah SmithGerman281.237.3615
Naomi WangChinese and Japanese281.237.9234

Math

Crystal Atkins-VillarrealDepartment Chair, Math281.237.2795
Sarah CarlsonMath281.237.9256
Ebere ChimezieMath281.237.9217
Carolyn CollinsMath281.237.3157
Kat DachniwskyMath281.237.3182
Juliet DeverMath281.237.9263
Cedric FrenchMath281.237.3669
Melissa GoldenMath281.237.9258
Russell KrenekMath, Head Baseball Coach281.237.3124
Jason LarsenMath, Football281.237.9213
Alexis MarksMath281.237.9222
Shauna McClureMath, Girls Basketball281.237.9219
Jenny MooteMath, Volleyball281.237.9252
Breanna MullinsMath, Engineering Science281.237.3699
Karin NegronMath, Girls Soccer281.237.3683
Sharon O'ShieldsMath, College Prep Math281.237.3603
Zach PeabodyMath281.237.3637
Massimiliano PerutMath281.237.3670
Austin SimmonsMath, Football281.237.3196
Chris SimmonsMath, Volleyball281.237.3179
Ben SteinbrecherMath, Octathlon281.237.3643
Madison StrawnMath, Girls Soccer281.237.2790
Reggie TaylorMath, Football281.237.9253
Craig WallaMath, Golf281.237.9201
Dr. Chunyu WangMath281.237.9254
Sandra WeemsMath, Student Council, PALS281.237.3685
Vicki WoodESL Math281.237.3697

Science

Dr. Nam Nguyen-JacksonDepartment Chair, Science281.237.2180
Paige ArnesonScience281.237.3190
Kyle BrownScience281.237.3690
Scott BuckheitScience281.237.3528
Heather BurgessScience281.237.9243
Mary Camacho SilvaESL Science281.237.3611
Lisa EstillScience281.237.3631
Bruce FerlandScience281.237.3608
Sara FullerScience281.237.9206
Emily HamnerScience281.237.3677
Monica JacksonScience281.237.9204
Megan LarsenScience, Softball281.237.9235
Doug McCarterScience281.237.3195
Jessica MixonScience, Swimming & Diving281.237.3145
Mariana QuinnScience281.237.3688
Rebecca RodriguezScience281.237.3164
Jennifer SlaterScience, Volleyball281.237.3698
Haley SpainScience281.237.3111
MaryAnn TerryScience281.237.3694
Elizabeth TraderScience281.237.3691
Tabitha VuScience281.237.3689
Julie WellsScience, PALS281.237.3695
Mindy WixScience281.237.9245

Social Studies

Brian NuttDepartment Chair, Social Studies, Boys Basketball281.237.9279
Mike AgiannidisSocial Studies, Girls Soccer Head Coach281.237.9226
Lindsay CallesSocial Studies281.237.3192
Jon CampbellSocial Studies281.237.3122
Nicholas CheesmanSocial Studies, Football281.237.3660
Mary Difiore-SmithSocial Studies281.237.9241
Jay ElliottSocial Studies, Girls Basketball, Baseball281.237.3667
Joe GibbonsSocial Studies, Golf Head Coach281.237.3638
Theresa GrayESL Social Studies281.237.4412
Todd HartSocial Studies, Wrestling Head Coach281.237.9289
Heath IglesiasSocial Studies, Football, Softball281.237.4418
Thomas KeshavarziSocial Studies281.237.9249
Jennifer Kleiber-BoatcallieSocial Studies281.237.9205
Erich KloppSocial Studies, Tennis Head Coach281.237.4413
Patrick KnockHCC Government, Social Studies281.237.4411
Haiden LaneSocial Studies, Boys Soccer281.237.3693
Sheila LundellSocial Studies281.237.3636
Greg McGeeSocial Studies, Debate, Personal Financial Lit281.237.9207
Austin OxenerSocial Studies, Basketball281.237.3162
Brandon PattersonSocial Studies281.237.4416
Bruce PhillipsSocial Studies281.237.3105
Julio RivasSocial Studies, Boys Soccer Head Coach281.237.3681
Keith RoySocial Studies281.237.9209
Melvin RutherfordSocial Studies281.237.3609
Phillip SandersSocial Studies, Football, Wrestling281.237.9210
Ginger WestbrookSocial Studies281.237.3675

Special Education

Macey EvansDepartment Chair281.237.3605
Linda AbbottTeacher :  ICS281.237.3604
Ellie Adebayo-AlabiSpeech Pathologist281.237.3198
Shayla Akins-AirhartAide : Life Skills 281.237.3100
Andrea AlfordDeaf Education281.237.3154
Elise AndrewsDiagnostic Specialist281.237.3623
Karissa AustinAide:  Life Skills281.237.3100
Melinda BenavidesInterpreter281.237.4463
Jennifer ChoateAide : Life Skills281.237.3100
Stefani CohensAide : WBL281.237.3100
Isaac CollierTeacher:  ICS281.237.4407
Dr. Lesley Craig-UnkeferTeacher: Work Based Learning281.237.3121
Ann Elandt-GoolsbyTeacher:  ICS281.237.3614
Kristen FasslerLSSP281.396.2181
Jeanette GonzalesAide:  Life Skills281.237.3100
Chanquilla GordonTeacher: Reading, Transition281.237.3185
Cassandra Hengel-SellersTeacher: HCAP – Vocational/Transition281.237.3676
Dr. Stephanie HoferLSSP281.396.2466
Brittany JamersonAide: ICS281.237.3100
Rossana JenningsAide : WBL281.237.3100
Tasha KrenekTeacher: ICS281.237.3646
Jacqueline LeBlancLife Skills 11th/12th281.237.4408
Dua MahmoodAide : ICS281.237.3100
Claudia MartinezAide : WBL281.237.3100
Jesus MartinezTeacher: Life Skills 18+281.237.3194
Cynthia MayAide:  ICS281.237.3100
JoAnne McCollamAide: 18+281.237.3100
Brittani McFarlandAide : Life Skills281.237.3100
Gertrude MclemoreAide : Life Skills281.237.3100
Amber MickeyAide : ICS281.237.3100
Tyson MillerTeacher : PASS281.237.4457
Karen MillerAide: ICS281.237.3100
Jessica MirandaAide : Life Skills281.237.3100
Sharon MitchellDiagnostician Clerk281.237.0142
Manny MonesTeacher: Life Skills 9th/10th281.237.3191
Ella MoradyAide: ICS281.237.3100
Lauren O'ConnorAide:  ICS281.237.3100
Dagmar PesakovaResource Math281.237.3647
Rebecca Pratt-MillerResource English281.237.3639
Jaquetta RandleTeacher : ICS281.237.3612
Yusleidy RodriguezAide: HCAP281.237.3100
Rhonda RosembaumTeacher:  Life Skills 9th/10th281.237.3149
Jason SandersTeacher : ICS281.237.3664
James SimpsonAide: PASS281.237.3100
Carol SleetTeacher :  ICS281.237.3197
Camisha TalleyAide: HCAP281.237.3100
Anna TaylorDyslexia281.237.5348
Michelle TrantSpeech Pathologist281.237.9222
Thera UlmerAide : ICS281.237.3100
Emily UweDiagnostic Specialist281.237.3184
Virginia VancilAide : Life Skills281.237.3100
Marie WhitemanTeacher:  ICS281.237.3696
Valerie WilliamsAide:  Life Skills281.237.3100
Tara WilliamsDiagnostic Specialist281.237.3627
Lauren (Lori) WooldridgeAide : PASS281.237.4457
Austin Zum BrunnenTeacher: Life Skills 18+281.237.9212

Instructional Support

Sura Al NajmAide : ESL281.237.3100
Meredith ChristensenESL Facilitator281.237.1313
Mitchel DickeyAide : ESL281.237.3194
Carolyn DubosTesting Facilitator281.237.3622
Emily ElliottInstructional Coach - Social Studies281.237.3832
Earnest JacksonISS281.237.9285
Rob MacgregorInstructional Coach - English281.237.3635
Duff McClainInstructional Coach - Science281.237.3666
Claudia PinedaAide : ESL281.237.9295
TBDAcademic Support Teacher
Elizabeth ViverosAide : ESL281.237.3169
Liz WoodsGifted & Talented Facilitator281.237.4108
Dr. Stephanie WorthingtonInstructional Coach - Math281.237.3632

Office Support

Stacy CarrClerk : Financial281.237.3155
Roxanne HewittClerk : 504281.237.3134
Andra LahrClerk : Receptionist281.237.3158
Melissa MartinSecretary : Fine Arts281.237.3178
Denise PyronClerk: Receptionist281.237.3117
Vivian TurnerClerk : Copy Room281.237.3156

Security

Kim HerringKISD Police Officer281.237.9903
TBDKISD Police Officer281.237.0223
Catalina Gutierrez Campus Security281.237.3144
Pete LevyCampus Security281.237.3146
Maren MixonCampus Security281.237.3143
Fred WrightCampus Security281.237.9290

Support Staff

Micaela Carrera-AnayaFood Service Manager281.237.3140
Norma SalcedoHead Custodian281.237.3139
Maria LuvianoAssistant Head Custodian281.237.3139

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