Rachel Jacobs

9th/10th Grade Art and Design Teacher

Lindsay Manolakos

Middle School Art and Design Teacher


Ari Decherd

Music Teacher

Ari grew up in Portland, Oregon. He attended the Lawrence Conservatory of Music and the City College of New York, where he majored in music performance and education, and he received his Master's in Music and Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Ari has taught music in Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington, California, and New York, and at Young Writers, he teaches band to students in 6th, 9th, and 10th grades. He has performed with the Vancouver Symphony, Third Angle, LOW G!, and HBO, among others.

Rosette Rough

Physical Education Teacher