Faculty

Larkin Temme
Principal
Larkin Temme is in her second year as Principal at Holy Family. She grew up learning both Spanish and English in an academic setting from kindergarten through 4th grade in...
Melissa Parent
Early Learning Program Coordinator
Melissa Parent is in her third year teaching preschool and prekindergarten at Holy Family. She enjoys that Holy Family is a great environment with a supportive staff and wonderful families....
Hilda Bell
Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher
Mrs. Bell was born in Lima, Peru and studied at Los Sagrados Corazones de Belen in Lima. She came to the United States when she was eleven years old. She...
Marianne Bamford
1st grade Dual Language Teacher
This will be Mrs. Bamford's (formerly Gonzalez) third year teaching first grade at Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School. Before joining Holy Family, she taught in Mexico for two years at...
Dolly Morales-Haag
2nd grade Dual Language Teacher
Mrs. Morales has been at Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School for six years. She truly enjoys working with the children and families of the school. While she is originally from...
Pilar Sicre
3rd grade Dual Language Teacher
Mrs. Pilar Sicre was born and raised in Madrid, Spain, where she attended Sagrado Corazon Catholic School for grades K-12. Afterwards, she continued her education in Madrid and earned her...
Sara Grammatica
4th and 5th grade Dual Language Teacher
Mrs. Grammatica is in her first year at Holy Family. She recently moved to Seattle from New York where she taught in Catholic schools for the previous 10 years. Sara...
Ivette Cortez
Technology Lead and Spanish Teacher
Mrs. Cortez has been a member of Holy Family's middle school team since 2014. She received her M.A. in Education from Roosevelt University in Chicago and has completed a software...
Dennis Zook
5th-8th grade Math Teacher, 6th grade homeroom
Mr. Zook is the Math teacher for the middle school (5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade). This is his sixth year at HFBCS. Before teaching, he spent 30 years as...
Katherine Laskey
Middle School Humanities Teacher, 7th grade homeroom
Ms. Laskey is in her first year at Holy Family. She is a first-year teacher with the Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (PACE), a Master’s program through the University of...
Chalida Workman
Middle School Science Teacher, 8th grade homeroom
Ms. Workman received her bachelors degree in Science Education from the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in curriculum writing and instruction in STEM. She is certified to teach...
Erika Torres
PE Specialist
Mrs. Erika Torres was born and raised in Guadalajara Mexico where she attended Instituto de Ciencias from elementary to high school. She was a competitive swimmer and runner from elementary...
Frances McKamey
Band Teacher
Ms. McKamey has had the honor to teach beginning and advanced band (gr. 5-8) at Holy Family Bilingual School on Monday’s and Friday’s for thirty-three years. Ms. McKamey is the...
Nathalie Herridge
Art Specialist
Nat Herridge has loved making art since she was about two feet tall. For her, creativity is about asking questions, embracing multiple perspectives, rolling with mistakes and accepting imperfection. She...

Our Staff

Jesika Santillan-Zapata
Office Administrator
Jesika Santillan Zapata is the School Office Administrator. She has been a member of Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School staff since May 2017. Prior to becoming, the School Office Administrator...
Del Villez
BASS Director
Del Villez is a parent and staff member of Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School. She graduated at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines with a Bachelor of Arts...
Craig Nelson
School Custodian
Saludos! Mr. Nelson is happy to be starting his second year as custodian of his alma mater, HFBCS, where he received a good start. He is in his 24th year...
Herminia Santillan
Herminia is entering her first year as an Early Education Assistant Teacher. She has her three children at Holy Family and is an active member of the parish.
Gabriella Santillan
Gabriella Santillan works as as an aid in our kindergarten classroom as well as our before and after school program (BASS). She has her three children at Holy Family Bilingual...
Norman Manzala
BASS Aid
Rudy Alvarado
Facilities Manager
Christopher Warren
Music Instructor
Mr. Christopher Warren is in his first year teaching music to grades preschool-8th at Holy Family. Mr. Warren recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a degree in music. He...

“The faculty and staff care about the kids well being and strive to provide them with education to help them in their future endeavors.”

Rica, Parent