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Stacey Ciprich

Stacey Ciprich

Principal

As a graduate from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, Stacey Ciprich majored in history and secondary education, as well as serving as senior class president of the graduating class of 2007 and the National History Scholar of New Jersey. After teaching in...

Raul Cruz

Raul Cruz

Assistant Principal

Raul Cruz was born and raised in the Bronx, New York to Dominican immigrant parents. One of six boys in his family, he was determined and heavily supported in his academic and athletic pursuits. He later attended The Governors Academy in Byfield, MA as a City Prep/A Better Chance...

Yohanna Estevez

Yohanna Estevez

ALA Office Clerk

Yohanna Estevez grew up in the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo. At the age of 11 she moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts. She is a Lawrence High School alumni from the class of 2002. Yohanna is also...

Guidance Counselors

Molly Malandrino

Molly Malandrino

Guidance Counselor

Molly Malandrino grew up in North Andover, Massachusetts. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. After graduating from UMass Amherst, Ms. Malandrino came back to...

Micaela Masterson

Micaela Masterson

Guidance Counselor

Micaela Tetrault is the Guidance Counselor at Abbott Lawrence Academy. Ms. Tetrault grew up in North Andover, Massachusetts. After graduating from high school, Ms. Tetrault attended Salem State College, where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology...

English Department

Sam Doolittle

Sam Doolittle

Pre-AP English III & AP Seminar Teacher

Samantha Doolittle was born on the South Shore, moved to central MA to finish high school, attended undergrad in western MA, earned her graduate degree in Boston, and now lives in northern MA. After graduating as Valedictorian from Wachusett Regional High School in 2010, she earned...

Steven Melis

Steven Melis

Speech and Composition Teacher

Steven Melis was born in Greece, but grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. After studying English at Williams College and Oxford University, he lived in New York City, working in publishing and then completing a year of City Year at PS 112 in Queens. After realizing that...

Ryan Wakefield

Ryan Wakefield

AP English Lit & Advanced Honors English IV Teacher

Ryan Wakefield hails originally from New Jersey, and he grew up in Pennsylvania in the woods of Bucks County. In 2004, he graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, where he majored in...

David Wendler

David Wendler

Pre-AP English II and AP English Language

David Wendler was born in Houston, Texas but raised in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Wendler graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2010. After graduation, Mr. Wendler worked as an English Teacher at Colegio Diocesano de Sao Jose from 2010 to 2011, which is..

Math Department

Chris Urbine

Chris Urbine

Math Teacher

Chris Urbine grew up in New Jersey and attended Boston University, where he graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009. He obtained his M.Ed from Endicott College in 2014 and is currently...

Charles Pierce

Charles Pierce

Math Teacher

Charles Pierce was raised in a military family and lived around the world; graduating from High School in Virginia. He graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2007, with...

History Department

Caryn Howell

Caryn Howell

Pre-AP and AP US History Teacher

Ms. Howell is from Livermore, Maine. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to working in Lawrence, she spent one year...

Sara Sobieski

Sara Sobieski

Pre-AP World History Teacher

Sara Sobieski grew up in Newington, Connecticut. After high school she attended the University of Connecticut for her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in History and Sociology and minoring in Political Science. After completing...

Sean Fabun

Sean Fabun

Government & Politics Teacher

Sean Fabun is a native Californian who has lived all across the United States and in Europe. He earned a BA in History and Philosophy from the American University in Washington, DC, and...

Science Department

Kaitlin Dinet

Kaitlin Dinet

Advanced Honors Biology, Merrimack Biology & AP Seminar

Kaitlin Dinet was born in Pearl River, New York, a town north of New York City. After graduating from high school, Ms. Dinet attended Williams College where she double majored in...

Alex Chaconas

Alex Chaconas

Advanced Honors & AP Chemistry

Alex Chaconas was raised in Natick, MA a suburb west of Boston. He graduated from Hamilton University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. In college, he played a year of soccer and rugby for the Continentals while...

Jim Muthig

Jim Muthig

AP Computer Science, Digital Literacy and Engineering teacher

Jim Muthig grew up in Upstate NY a long time ago and moved to North Berwick, Maine in the mid 1990s. Mr. Muthig earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from...

Shannon Morey

Shannon Morey

Physics and AP Physics Teacher

Shannon Morey grew up in Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. During her undergraduate studies, Shannon served as...

Spanish Department

Kristina De La Cruz

Kristina De La Cruz

Spanish Teacher

Kristina De la Cruz is from Boxford, Massachusetts, but has also lived in Mexico and Dominican Republic. Mrs. De la Cruz obtained her Bachelors of Arts degree in Spanish Language and Literature from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont and...

Maria Payano

Maria Payano

Advanced Honors Spanish Teacher

Maria Payano was born in the Dominican Republic where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics. After moving to the United States she finished her Master of...