Our Staff

 
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Anne Dailey

Principal

 

  • adailey@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Dailey, principal of St. Pius X School, has served as teacher, consultant, and administrator in Catholic schools in Massachusetts, as well as in Missouri and Arizona. She possesses a Bachelor’s degree from Boston College, a Master’s from Harvard, and a CAGS from Emmanuel. The mother of three, and the grandmother of two, she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling, and treasures time with family!

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Fr. Paul Caron

Pastor, St. Pius X Church

 

  • fr.paulcaron@comcast.net

    Fr. Paul attended the University of Massachusetts and graduated with a B. S. in Biology Pre-med. Fr Paul was certified as a teacher on the Secondary level in Biology, Chemistry, and Social Sciences and taught at Ss. Peter and Paul School in Fall River and at Cohannet Middle School in Taunton. He entered St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, MA in 1978 and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Fall River on June 11, 1983 at the hands of Bishop Daniel A. Cronin. His first assignment was as Chaplain at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro and Parochial Vicar at St. Mark’s Parish in Attleboro Falls  from 1983-1988. He was then sent to Immaculate Conception Parish in North Easton and remained there until 1996 when he was appointed Pastor of St. Francis Xavier in Acushnet, which also had a parish school. In 2000 Fr. Paul became pastor of St. Mary – Our Lady of the Isle on Nantucket and remained there until 2007. He was then appointed as Pastor of St. Rita’s in Marion and in 2009 also assumed the pastorate at St. Anthony’s in  Mattapoisett. This year, on June 28th, Fr. Paul became pastor here at St. Pius X.

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Fr. Chris Stanibula

Parochial Vicar, St. Pius X Church

 

  • fr.chrisstanibula@gmail.com

    Fr. Chris (B. Phil, M.Div., Th. M., S.T.L., Ph. D.) has been the presbyter of the Fall River Diocese for the past 23 years. In 1990 an American Seminary invited him to study Pastoral Theology. While working with the Fall River Diocese and ordination by Bishop O’Malley, he has served at several parishes in Fall River, New Bedford, and Attleboro area. Prior to joining SPX Fr. Chris mainly worked as parochial vicar, chaplain and administrator on the rotating basis. Last year, Bishop da Cunha appointed him parochial vicar at St. Pius X.

    Throughout life, he developed the passion for old vehicle restoration, philosophy and theology studies, good books, chess. Chess may just be the best game in the world, because it combines the aspects of different sport tactics, planning, bravery and risk-taking — plus provides often a stimulating conversation around a cup of tea. He likes classical music, movies, reading and picking up right mushrooms at Cape Cod. Fr. Chris also enjoys volleyball, soccer, healthy food and playing guitar in his free time.

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Ann-Marie Shaw

Office Administrator

 

  • ashaw@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Shaw has been the Administrative Assistant at St. Pius X School since 2006.  Prior to joining SPXS, she worked in banking as a Customer Service/Financial Service Representative. In her free time, Mrs. Shaw enjoys spending time with her family and relaxing with a good book on the beaches of Cape Cod.  Her daughter is a 2013 graduate of SPXS and is currently a freshman in college.

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Maura Gogan

Business Manager

 

  • mgogan@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Gogan has been the Business Manager at St. Pius X School since July 2013. Prior to joining SPXS, she was at St. Lawrence Academy for 2 years in Santa Clara, CA and before that at Babson College in Wellesley, MA for 14 years. In her free time Mrs. Gogan enjoys spending time with her Grandson Wyatt, who was born on December 22nd 2017.

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Sandro Correa

Facilities Director

 

  • scorrea@spxschool.org

    Mr.  Correa was born and raised in Brazil, he has been the Facilities Director at St. Pius X School since 2006. Prior to joining SPXS, Sandro worked in restaurants, radio stations and as a General Manager for a Food Distribution Center in Ceasa MG, Brazil. He studied 3 years majoring in Accounting Technician in EEMAO, MG, Brazil. He was also a certified beekeeper in EMATER, MG, Brazil. Sandro attended ESL in Barnstable Community School.  In his free time, Mr. Correa enjoys reading.

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Ann Agurkis

School Nurse

 

  • aagurkis@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Agurkis is the school nurse, new to St Pius X this year. She loves to travel with her family in our RV, paddle board, run and read. Mrs. Agurkis enjoys learning about and encouraging healthy living for her family, work and community.  She hopes to see us all working towards making healthy choices, including how we play, sleep, eat, learn, and interact, with God as our foundation.  

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Maryann Tremblay

PreK Teacher

 

  • mtremblay@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Tremblay is the Pre-Kindergarten teacher at St. Pius X School. Mrs. Tremblay has been teaching Pre-K at SPXS since the school opened in 2004.  She takes great pride and pleasure in teaching our youngest students about God and the wonderful world that He has given us. She enjoys seeing their faces light up when they are exposed to a new concept or when they have successfully learned how to do a task for the first time. Mrs. Tremblay holds both a BS and a MEd. in ECE and is Massachusetts certified. The majority of her teaching career has been in
    Pre-Kindergarten. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Marie Merrill

Kindergarten Teacher

 

  • mmerrill@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Merrill has been the Kindergarten teacher at St. Pius X School since 2012.  Prior to joining SPXS, she taught Kindergarten at Holy Trinity School for 14 years. In her free time, Mrs. Merrill enjoys drawing, painting and gardening.

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Anne Quirk

Grade 1 Teacher

 

  • aquirk@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Quirk is the Grade 1 teacher at St. Pius X School She is a graduate of Anna Maria College in Paxton , Massachusetts. Mrs. Quirk has been a public school teacher and was a Title one teacher for 17 years, before joining the Diocese in 2001. She and her  husband Jim have three grown daughters, and eleven grandchildren, with number twelve on the way. They keep Mr. &  Mrs. Quirk very busy. In the quiet moments of the day, Anne enjoys a good book.

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Jennifer Perrault

Grade 2 Teacher

 

  • jperrault@spxschool.org

    Ms. Perrault is the Grade 2 teacher here at St. Pius X School . She taught 3 years in Kindergarten before moving to 2nd grade. Ms. Perrault got her BFA from Salve Regina University and her Masters in Special Ed. from Lesley University. She runs the Lower School Drama program at SPXS as well as Chorus. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family and shihtzu, Oakley. Ms. Perrault was professionally trained as a classical vocalist, but enjoys performing in musicals at the Falmouth Theater Guild and the Cotuit Center for the Arts. She is happy and proud to be a part of the SPXS family!

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Kirsten King

Grade 3 Teacher

 

  • kking@spxschool.org

    Ms. King’s currently teaches Grade 3 here at St. Pius X School. Prior to teaching Grade 3, she taught Grade 2 and was the PreK assistant here at SPXS. Ms. King has her EEC and is currently working towards her Masters in Education. She previously taught in Newport, RI and on Cape Cod for 17 years. Ms. King enjoys paddle boarding and her French Bulldog, Cody.

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Karen Petrie

Grade 3 Teacher

 

  • kpetrie@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Petrie teaches Grade 3 here at St. Pius X School. Mrs. Petrie was born in Brighton and lived in Waltham most of her life.  She became a wash-ashore in 2001.  Mrs. Petrie has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood education from Lesley University.  She has four grown children and a fifth grader who resides with her in Hyannis.  She has a 15 year old yellow lab and a three year old 140 pound Newfie who keep her busy.  In her free time Mrs. Petrie enjoys reading, knitting, cooking and camping.  

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Marcia Ubertaccio

Grade 4 Teacher

 

  • mubertaccio@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Ubertaccio teaches Grade 4 here at. Pius X School. She has her B.A. in English from Wheaton College and her Masters in Education from Simmons College. Mrs. Ubertaccio has three children who all attend Catholic Schools. Her husband, Peter Ubertaccio, is the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Stonehill College. She is an avid dog lover and enjoys training for triathlons.

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Judy Werner

Grade 4 Teacher

 

  • jwerner@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Werner teaches Grade 4 here at St. Pius X School. She holds a  ME.D from Curry College and has been teaching on Cape Cod for over 22 years.  She has two daughters Sarah and Joan and a granddaughter Natalie. Mrs. Werner loves reading, walking the canal and chocolate.

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Kara Diver

Grade 5 & 6, Language Arts/Literature & Social Studies

 

  • kdiver@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Diver is the Grade 5 & 6 Language Arts & Literature teacher, as well as the Grade 5 Social Studies teacher.  She has worked at St. Pius since the school opened as a 1:1 assistant for a student with learning style differences, as a Grade 4 and Grade 2 and served as the SPXS Extended Day Program Coordinator from August 2016 through June 2018.  Mrs. Diver received her masters of elementary education from American International College. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and reading books.

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Sheila Yates

Grades 7 & 8, Math

 

  • syates@spxschool.org

    Ms. Yates earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Fitchburg State University. Her passion is teaching Middle School mathematics, which she has done for over 20 years in Worcester, MA and at SPXS. Ms. Yates moved to Cape Cod in 2005. Her greatest accomplishments are her two wonderful sons and her greatest pleasure is spending time with her 3 awesome grandchildren.

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Doug Mason

Grade 5 & 6, Math

 

  • dmason@spxschool.org

    Mr. Mason is teaching 5th & 6th grade math here at St. Pius X School. He is a graduate of Springfield College. For the past decade, he has worked for D-Y schools as a special needs assistant. Prior to that, Mr. Mason worked as an assistant recreation director for the towns of Provincetown and Yarmouth. Mr. Mason has coached student athletes for most of his adult life. He currently coaches soccer and basketball as well as high school baseball. In his free time, he enjoys umpiring baseball games, for various levels, collegiate to little league. He also loves spending time with his wife and his children, who are both in college.

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Katherine Duvall

Grade 7, Language Arts/Literature, Social Studies; Grade 8, Language Arts/Literature

 

  • kduvall@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Duvall teaches Grades 7 & 8 Grade Literature and Language Arts, as well as, Grade 7 Social Studies. She is a native New Englander who graduated from Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. She has taught in a variety of settings, including: a nursery school in Marblehead, MA.,  the American School in Guadalajara,Mexico, public schools  in rural ME., and inner city CA., Catholic schools, both in Northern California and here at St. Pius X School,on Cape Cod.  Mrs.Duvall, also has a background in interior design. She and her husband have one son. Mrs. Duvall loves to travel, read, bake, cook, knit and spend time with friends and family.

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Susanna Downs

Grades 5-8, Science; Grade 8, Social Studies

 

  • sdowns@spxschool.org

    Ms. Downs teaches Middle School science at St. Pius X School. She has a Bachelor’s of Art degree from Stonehill College and a Masters in Education from Lesley University. Ms. Downs has been teaching in various capacities for 18 years. Aside from teaching,  she enjoys reading, baking and watching Cape Cod Baseball League games in the summer.

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Ellen Goulet

Grades 5-8, Religion

 

  • egoulet@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Goulet is currently the St. Pius X School Middle School Religion teacher. She has taught at St. Pius X since 2004. Prior to those years she taught Grade 1 at Holy Family Name School in New Bedford and Grades 5 & 7 at Maryknoll Grade School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mrs. Goulet graduated from Framingham State School with a degree in Early Childhood, Education and Psychology. She received her Masters in Religion at Providence College. Mrs. Goulet has been married to John Goulet for 39 years, and has five children and four grandchildren.

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Barbara Brandt

Grades 5-8, Spanish

 

  • bbrandt@spxschool.org

    Ms. Brandt is the Middle School Spanish teacher at St. Pius X School. She earned her B.A. in Spanish at Emmanuel College and a Masters in Spanish at Middlebury College. Ms. Brandt also studied at La Universidad de Valencia, Spain, and La Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico. She has shared her interest in Spanish with her students in middle and high schools in the Boston area, and now at St. Pius X School.  She enjoys reading, needlework, and spending time with family and friends. Little known fact: Mrs. Brandt is the mother of triplets.

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Amy Abercrombie

Director of Technology; PreK-Grade 8, Technology Teacher

 

  • aabercrombie@spxschool.org

    Ms. Abercrombie is the Director of Technology, and the Technology teacher for PreK-Grade 8 at St. Pius X School, the Middle School Quiz Bowl coach and the Yearbook Adviser. Ms. Abercrombie joined St. Pius X School in 2012. Prior to joining SPXS, she was an Information Professional Consultant with research/technology company LEXIS-NEXIS and Director of Research & Technology at a Boston-based executive outplacement firm. She has a Bachelor’s of Art degree from Providence College and a Masters in Library & Information Science from Simmons College. Ms. Abercrombie enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and spending time outdoors.

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Nick Corsi

Athletic Director; PreK-Grade 8, Physical Education

 

  • ncorsi@spxschool.org

    Mr. Corsi is the  Physical Education teacher for Pre-K – 8th grade and the Middle School Athletic Director for our seven interscholastic sport teams.  Mr. Corsi enjoys coaching youth sports and has two children, Anna and Benjamin.

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Julie Blanchard

PreK-Grade 8, Art

 

  • jblanchard@spxschool.org
    Ms. Blanchard graduated from Emmanuel College, Boston MA, as an art major in 1967 and began a 36 year career, teaching art in the Waltham Public Schools. She began working in a masters program in studio art and art history, receiving an MAT in Fine arts in 1984 from Assumption College in Worcester.  She has been teaching art at St. Pius X School since 2010.
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Ryder Corey

PreK - Grade 8, Music

 

  • rcorey@spxschool.org

    Mr. Corey is a music educator, a woodwind performer and the Prek-Grade 8 Music teacher here at SPXS. He has previously worked in the Avon and Barnstable school districts as a general music teacher and band director. He has also performed with the Cape Cod Symphony, Falmouth Theater Guild, Harwich Junior Theater, and the Hot Tamales Brass Band. Mr. Corey performs regularly with local bands, including the Cape Cod Conservatory Big Band and the Cape Cod Saxophone Quartet. In his spare time he enjoys landscaping and his three cats.

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Carolyn Dwyer

Guidance

 

  • cdwyer@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Dwyer has been employed as the middle school Guidance Counselor at St. Pius X School since September 2015. After completing an undergraduate degree in history, Carolyn returned to Boston College to complete a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology. She has worked as a middle school teacher, and as a high school counselor and Director of Guidance. Ms. Dwyer enjoys golfing, reading and knitting

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Breanna Powell

PreK, Assistant

 

  • bpowell@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Powell has been a PreK and Kindergarten Assistant at St. Pius X School since 2017. Prior to joining SPXS, she worked in an integrated preschool program for children with autism. In her free time, Mrs. Powell enjoys baking and the outdoors with her family.

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Debbie Bourque

Kindergarten, Assistant

 

  • dbourque@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Bourque has been at St. Pius X School since 2013. She has been both a PreK and Kindergarten Assistant. Mrs. Bourque has worked with preschool and kindergarten-aged children for the past fifteen years. Prior to teaching, Mrs. Bourque was a stay-at-home Mom for her two children who are now in their twenties. When not at school, she enjoys walking her dog Luna on the beach, spending time with her family, and watching Boston sports.

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Dorothy Kostecki

Grade 1, Assistant

 

  • dkostecki@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Kostecki joined St. Pius School in 2015 as the Grade 1 Assistant. She has three  children who have attended SPXS. Mrs. Kostecki enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, going to the beach in the summer, and skiing in the winter.

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Kathy Gent

Grade 2, Assistant

 

  • kgent@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Gent is the Grade 2 Assistant at St. Pius X School. She has been with SPXS since 2013. Prior to joining SPXS Mrs. Gent owned and operated two day care centers in Hingham, MA.  She enjoys  reading, taking walks and spending time with her family.

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Jan Hoffman

Grade 3, Assistant; Kindergarten-Grade 4, Spanish

 

  • jhoffman@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Hoffman is the St. Pius X School Lower School Spanish teacher, as well as the Grade 3 Assistant. She resides in Centerville and is the mother of 3 children and proud grandmother of 7 children. After a 38 year career in education, Mrs Hoffman retired in June 2008. Soon after, she joined the staff at SPXS.  She spends her leisure time hosting family gatherings and enjoys cooking, boating, reading and sunning at the beach.

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Zenia Merhi

Librarian

 

  • zmerhi@spxschool.org

    Mrs. Merhi, who is Lebanese,  speaks, writes and reads Lebanese, English and French. She and her husband Pierre have two girls who have attended SPXS since kindergarten. She was a preschool teacher for 7 years, and is now the Librarian at SPXS. Mrs. Merhi enjoys spending time with kids who still believe that books are the ancient Google search.

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Patricia McKinley

Reading Specialist

 

  • Mrs. McKinely, Reading Specialist for Grades PreK through Grade 4, is the mother of two children’s and grandmother of two girls. She taught Second Grade for sixteen years and fifth grade for one year. As a full time Mom, she did substitute teaching and attended school to receive a Master in Early Childhood Education and a Masters in Literacy and Learning. She has been at SPXS for five years as a substitute, aide and reading teacher. She hopes to spread the disease – Book-itis.

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Beverly Quinlan

Extended Day Program Assistant

 

  • Mrs. Quinlan has been an Extended Day Program Assistant since 2010. Prior to joining St. Pius X School, she was an employee at Verizon. In her free time, Mrs. Quinlan enjoys yoga, walking and shopping.

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Sharon Gordineer

Extended Day Program Assistant

 

  • Mrs. Grodineer has been the Extended Day Program Assistant since 2005.  Prior to joining  St. Pius, she worked in the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School Districts food service program. Mrs. Grodineer enjoys spending time with her cat, Bailey and working in her flower garden, but her biggest love is spending time with her grandchildren.