Our Staff

Our Principal & Grade 5/6/7 Teacher:  John Haeussler

Mr. Haeussler has been our principal for the past six years.  His career began in Kitchener, Ontario Hauessler, Johnwhere he taught grade 6 at Christ Lutheran School.  From there he moved on to Plattsville Christian School in Plattsville, Ontario where he taught grades 3 & 4, 7 & 8, and eventually served as their principal for three years.  He is excited to be entering his 20th year in the teaching profession.  Throughout his career, John has become a passionate advocate for Christian education.  He is thoroughly enjoying living in Prince George where he can take advantage of all the outdoor activities available to him.  You can contact Mr. Haeussler at principal@zlcs.com.  He loves showing people around Zion and talking about all of things God is doing there!

Bast, DawnOur Grade K/1/2 Teacher:  Dawn Bast

We are thrilled to have Mrs. Bast return this year as our K/1/2 teacher.  She officially has two years of experience under her belt and is ready for another educational adventure!  Dawn brings with her an enthusiasm and eagerness that is infectious!  You can reach her at dbast@zlcs.com.

Our Grade 3/4 Teacher – Raylene Hebert

We are excited to have Mrs. Hebert join our staff this year.  Raylene’s teaching career began in Northwestern Ontario a short while ago.  We are blessed to be her first teaching assignment in British Columbia.

Our Drama Teacher in Grade 5/6/7 – Caroljoy Green

Mrs. Green brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm in drama and speech arts to the Grade 5/6/7 classroom for one half day per week.  We are blessed to have her on staff this year!

Our EA – Jennifer Paziukpaziuk-jennifer

Mrs. Paziuk is returning for her fifth year at Zion as an Educational Assistant in the K/1/2 classroom.   We are excited to have Jennifer on our staff once again for the 2018-2019 school year!

 

 

Schamehorn, LoreleiOur EA – Lorelei Schamehorn

We are pleased to have Mrs. Schamehorn (or “Mrs. S” as she is affectionately known as) returning as an Educational Assistant in the K/1/2  classroom for the 2018/2019 school year.  Lorelei brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to our staff!

Our EA – Alecia Ferreira

We are pleased to welcome Miss Ferreira to our staff this year as an EA in the Grade 3/4 classroom.  

 

 

Our Pastor – Peter Van KatwykVan Katwyk, Peter

We are blessed to have Peter here in Prince George as our full time Pastor. We  look forward hearing what God has to say to us through Pastor Peter during chapel times on Wednesday morning.  Pastor Peter moved here just over a year ago from Red Deer, AB and serves both the congregation here at Zion as well as Vanderhoof Lutheran Church.  He can be reached by calling the church office at 250-562-2777 or by email at p.van.katwyk@icloud.com.

Van Katwyk, HelenOur Office Administrator – Helen Van Katwyk

Where would any church or school be without their valued secretary?  We are  pleased to have Mrs. Van Katwyk on our staff.  Since she arrived last Spring, she has become our anchor in the office!  You can reach Helen by email at zion@zlcs.com or by phone at 250-562-2777.

 

Our Custodian – Dietrich Hess

Dietrich has been Zion’s volunteer custodian for longer than even he would care to admit!  Dietrich has been aHess, Dietrich member of our team since we opened the doors in 1999, which means this will be his 20th year of service.  He feels privileged to have been able to serve his Lord in this way.  We are extremely grateful for his dedication and effort to ensure that our messes are cleaned!