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Sara Filipps

Sara Filipps

Position: Principal/ and teacher for Grades 3-5
Phone: (530) 265-2057
Email: sara.filipps@nccsda.com

Biography

Sara has been teaching since 2001, and has been the recipient of the North America Excellence of Teaching Award as well as receiving the Principal Leadership Academy Scholarship in 2014.

Bill Fox

Bill Fox

Position: Maintenance
Phone: 5302652057

Biography

Bill has been living on his 10 acres in Rough and Ready since 1990. He worked as a plumber for 27 years before retiring. He began working at Echo Ridge Christian School as a Handy Man in 2018, and loves the school, the personne,l and the kids. Bill also volunteers for the food bank and attends 3 Bible studies a week.

Dolores Moore

Dolores Moore

Position: Janitor

Rachel Nordyke

Rachel Nordyke

Position: Kindergarten - Grade 2
Phone: (530) 265-2057
Email: rachel.warren@nccsda.com

Louise Pryor

Louise Pryor

Position: Administrative Assistant & Art Teacher
Phone: (530) 265-2057
Email: louise.pryor@nccsda.com

Biography

Louise has been the secretary at Echo Ridge since 2011, as well as being the art teacher. She is also a working artist, and has painted murals on campus as well as around town.

Jeff  Richards

Jeff Richards

Position: Senior Pastor, Grass Valley SDA Church
Email: jeff.richards@nccsda.com

Biography

Jeff Richards grew up in Bakersfield, and felt the call to serve the Lord in his teens. He went on to meet his wife in the Grass Valley area where they were married. They worked as colporteurs, Bible workers, pastors in the west coast states for the last 20+ years. Jeff graduated with his MDiv from Andrews University. They have 6 children and 3 dogs. Jeff loves to play with the students at ERCS and enjoys his chapel time with them too.

Linda Severs

Linda Severs

Position: Grades 6-8
Phone: (530) 265-2057
Email: linda.severs@nccsda.com

Biography

Linda has been teaching since 1986, and has also been a teaching principal.

Hafdis Traustadottier

Hafdis Traustadottier

Position: Music Teacher

Andrew Uyeyama

Andrew Uyeyama

Position: Youth Pastor, Grass Valley Seventh-day Adventist church
Email: andrew.uyeyama@nccsda.com

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