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Science Curriculum
Science Department Staff
Science Club
   
Laura  Halter
Position: Member of the Science Department
Phone: 335-6772 ext. 505

laurahalter@notredamecape.org

Classes:
Biology

Additional Duties:
Senior Class Co-Moderator; Athletes Give Back Co-Moderator; Senior Homeroom 505

Degree:
B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State University

Professional Memberships:
 National Association of Biology Teachers; National Science Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association


2016-2017: 7 years of service to Notre Dame High School


   
Jerry  Landewe '88
Position: Member of the Science Department
Phone: 573-335-6772 ext. 502

jerrylandewe@notredamecape.org

Classes: Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Biology, Astronomy

Additional Duties:
Science Club; Senior Class Co-Coordinator; Senior Homeroom 502 

Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Biology from Southeast Missouri State; Master of Natural Science from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Recipient of "the Right Stuff" Award-Space Academy for Educators (2013)


2016-2017: 20 years of service to Notre Dame High School


   
Brad  Wittenborn
Position: Member of the Science Department
Phone: 573-335-6772

bradwittenborn@notredamecape.org

Classes:
 Advanced Physics

Degrees and Certifications:
B. S. in Ed. and M.A. in Teaching from Southeast Missouri State; CPR and First-Aid certified

Professional Memberships:
 American Association of Physics Teachers; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Missouri Sports Hall of Fame (2016); Missouri Class IIA Basketball Coach of the Year (1986 and 1987); Class 2 Soccer Coach of the Year (2002); Cape Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year (2003); ND Athletic Hall of Fame (2003)


2016-2017: 39 years of service to Notre Dame High School


   
Angie  Schaefer
Position: Head of the Science Department
Phone: 573-335-6772 ext. 506

angieschaefer@notredamecape.org

Classes: Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry

Additional Duties: 
Substance Abuse Prevention Team Chairperson; Students Against Destructive Decisions Moderator; Freshman/Senior Lock-In Coordinator; Project Prom Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications:
 B.S. in Secondary Ed. from Southeast Missouri State; M.A. in Natural Science from Southeast Missouri State

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; Science Teachers of Missouri; National Catholic Educational Association

Recognitions: Diocese of Springfield-Cape Distinguished Teacher of the Year (2015)


2016-2017: 30 years of service to Notre Dame High School


   
Mary Beth  Vollink '11
Position: Member of the Science Department
Phone: 573-335-6772 ext. 507
marybethvollink@notredamecape.org

Classes: Freshman Physics, Chemistry

Additional Duties:
 Freshman Homeroom 507  

Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Memberships:
 American Physics Society; American Association of Physics Teachers; National Science Teachers Association; National Catholic Educational Association


2016-2017: 2 years of service to Notre Dame High School

   
Mark  Koehler
Position: Member of the Foreign Language, Science, Social Studies, and Math Departments, Scholar Bowl Junior Varsity Coach
Phone: 573-335-6772 ext. 425

markkoehler@notredamecape.org

Classes: Geography, Basic Math, Earth & Space Science, Latin I & II

Additional Duties: 
Sophomore Homeroom 425 

Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Philosophy from St. Mary's College; B.S. in Education from Southeast Missouri State; Masters in Religious Education from Loyola University

Professional Memberships: National Science Teachers Association; American Classical League (Latin); National Catholic Educational Association


2016-2017: 28 years of service to Notre Dame High School