Anca Cocian - Bookends
Anca Cocian was born in Romania and came to the U.S. when she was a teenager. She has been working for several years in our after care program ensuring children who need to stay after school have an enjoyable and safe place to work on homework, have a snack, and relax with their friends. She and her husband, Cristian, have two children, Gabriella and Christine. During her free time, she enjoys challenging her crafty side to see what she can create.
4th Grade Teacher
Julie Boley - 4th Grade Teacher
Julie Boley grew up in Royersford, Pennsylvania. She holds a Bachelor of Science in music education, and has been teaching for over twenty years, more than a decade here at Killian Hill. While teaching science, Mrs. Boley has creative and engaging projects for her students to complete. She and her husband, Alan, have four children. During her downtime she enjoys playing the flute.
Paino and Flute Teacher
Marcia Rygh - Paino and Flute Teacher
Marcia Rygh was born in Lebanon, Indiana. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in piano performance from Bob Jones University. She has been teaching private piano and flute lessons for over thirty years. She and her husband, Steve, have four children – Kaitlyn, Collin, and Kristyn have all graduated from KHCS and Connor is currently a senior. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and coffee shops.
Janeen Dawson - Librarian
Janeen Dawson was born in Atwater, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. She has taught for thirty years, twenty-three of those at KHCS! She is always at work updating the books in the library and making the library one of our students’ favorite places. She and her husband, Doug, have three children, Jared, Jonna, and Jake, who have all graduated from KHCS. During her free time, she enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, and reading.
ESL & GYM
Megan Keeney - ESL & GYM
Megan Keeney was born in Westminster, Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an EXOL endorsement and CELTA certification. Ms. Keeney has been teaching at Killian Hill for five year and is our ESL program director. During her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, drinking coffee, and occasionally skydiving.
Boys P.E. Teacher
Jim Bailey - Boys P.E. Teacher
Jim Bailey was born in Chesapeake, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. He has spent thirty of his thirty-eight teaching years at KHCS. He and his wife, Linda, have two sons, Allan and Kyle, who are both alumni of KHCS and educators as well. In his downtime, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his granddaughter.
1st Grade Teacher
Patricia Waters - 1st Grade Teacher
Patricia Waters was born in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She holds a master’s degree in elementary education. Ms. Waters has been teaching at Killian Hill for over forty years and has taught hundreds of children to read. During her free time, she enjoys decorating and refinishing furniture.
2nd Grade Teacher
Katie Habegger - 2nd Grade Teacher
Learning Discoveries Coordinator
Janice Crawford - Learning Discoveries Coordinator
Janice Crawford was born in Wisconsin but grew up in North Carolina. She has her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She has been teaching for over twenty-five years and is currently in her fifteenth year at KHCS. She and her husband, Johnnie, have one son, Jason, who is a 2017 graduate of KHCS. During her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her dogs.
4th Grade Teacher
Jeri Cordell - 4th Grade Teacher
Jeri Cordell was born in Marks, Mississippi, but was raised in Covington, Georgia. She obtained her master’s degree from Pensacola Christian College. She has been teaching for over forty years and is currently in her thirtieth year at Killian Hill. Ms. Cordell makes history come alive for her students and is an innovative teacher. She is always looking for creative ways to teach her students. During her free time, she enjoys gardening as well as reading.