Kirsten Mahoney
Science Department Chairperson

Amy Fuller
Core Academic Departments Secretary



Allen, Vanessa

Science Teacher                                  

Anderson, Ryan

Science Teacher

Birns, Claire

Science Teacher                                  

Blaus, Bob

Science Teacher/ECO Club

Brown, Adam

Science Teacher                                  

Drach, Jeffrey

Science Teacher/ Science Olympiad Club

Ewald, Megan 

Instructional Coach/ Science Teacher

Felix, Dustin

Science Teacher                                  

Ferhati, Ellizabeth

Science Teacher                                  

Golebiowski, Mark

Science Teacher

James, Kim
Science Teacher/Special Ed.
Kaniyaly, Veena

Science/ELL Science Teacher

Kowal, Katherine
Science Teacher

Moawad, Deena
Science Teacher

Moss, Amy

Science Teacher                                  

Parr, Dana

Science Teacher                                  

Paschke, Jeremy

Science Teacher

Piwowarczyk, Daniel
Science Teacher                                      

Rayan, Ronny

Science Teacher                                  

Rowe, Pat

Special Education Science Teacher

Szymonik, Stephanie

Science Teacher/ELL Science

Wolski, Nancy

Science Teacher                                  

Yun, Lauren

Science Teacher                                  

Zaccone, Jolee
Special Education Science Teacher
Zentner, Cynthia

Science Teacher


CLICK HERE for a master department schedule 

Links to teacher websites are on the schedule


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Science Department Mission Statement
The mission of the York Science Department is to inspire minds to inquire, think critically, and make informed decisions allowing students to have a positive impact on society.  


Science Courses

Opportunities and Scholarships 

NGSS: A New Vision for Science Education 

Illinois has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  District 205 Science Teachers are developing and implementing instructional strategies that prepare students to be scientifically-informed citizens. 

Information on NGSS can be found at How will science education look different? Please take a look at this student/parent sheet on implications for science education. 

Application for Advanced Anatomy & Physiology Honors/ Medical Internship Honors Application. Click here for the 2021-2022 application 

Applications due December 22, 2020.

8th Grade Students and Parents

Welcome to York! Next year you will be enrolled in one of our Biology classes. See the video below to learn more and to hear from our Biology and Biology Honors teachers. 

Image of York Duke carrying a microscope and meter stick. Words: York Science