Principal, St. Bernadette School
We are pleased to introduce our Principal, Mr. John Stipek. Mr. Stipek brings six years of administration experience to the position. He served as principal at both Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Cleveland and Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception School located in Avon. Prior to becoming a principal, Mr. Stipek spent 5 years teaching Junior High Mathematics at Saint Agnela Merici in Fairview Park.
Mr. Stipek has been a life-long west-sider, having lived in Lakewood and Rocky River. John attended both Saint James Elementary School and Saint Edward High School in Lakewood. After graduating from Saint Edward, he attended and graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati earning a BA in Economics and his teaching certification. John attended graduate school at Ashland University where he earned his Masters in Education Administration.
John currently lives in Rocky River with his wife, Sue. They have been married for 34 years and have five children. Four of their five children have graduated from college. Their fifth child is a senior in high school this year.
St. Bernadette is unique in the Westlake area. No other school combines such a faithful spirit, ambitious academic program, excellent arts, and championship athletic program WITH moderate size, close, friendly community and opportunity for all.
St. Bernadette Catholic School is a Christ-filled learning community promoting faith, acceptance, service and peace. We not only achieve great successes, we include all of our students in our success. St. Bernadette's goal is excellence in all areas.Please take the time to visit us. To schedule an appointment, contact the school office at 440/734-7717. You can also have an information packet sent to you by completing the "Registration Information" tab on the main school menu or email us at: email@example.com