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New Staff Members Welcomed to EPCHS

EVERGREEN PARK, IL – Seven new staff members will join the team at Evergreen Park Community High School as the 2023-2024 school year begins on Monday, August 14. The newest Mustang educators were welcomed to campus earlier this week for a round table discussion and tour of the building.

  • Martin Chappetto is the newest member of the EPCHS Counseling Department. He comes to Evergreen Park with two years of teaching experience, both at nearby Reavis High School in Burbank. He has a B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in School Counseling from Saint Xavier University. Chappetto is also an avid runner, with a personal best of 1:57 in the 800-meter run. He’s the son of Joe and Mary Helen Chappetto and has two sisters, Jenny and Mary Claire.


  • Julia Mackel comes to EPCHS with two years of experience as an English teacher. She has an English Education degree from Illinois State University. She’s also a self-described “concert junkie,” having attended 12 concerts over the past year alone.


  • Nicole Pardol will also teach English at EPCHS after earning an English Education degree from Illinois State. This is Pardol’s first year as a teacher, and she will also serve as one of the Student Government faculty sponsors. An avid reader, Pardol has read 130 books this year.


  • Carl Raczka joins the EPCHS staff as its newest science teacher. Raczka is also in his first year as a teacher, having earned an education degree from the University of Illinois. One of Raczka’s favorite memories is having marched in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland.


  • Maggie Suchoski comes to EPCHS with six years of teaching experience. In addition to teaching math, Suchoski will coach bowling and assist with the Student Government and creative writing clubs. Suchoski is a professional bowler. She has a fiancé, Nick, and two children: Camden, 5, and Savannah, 6 months.


  • Jim Ramazinski comes to EPCHS as its newest Special Education teacher. He will also serve as head football coach and recruiting coordinator.


  • Kerraline Wurl will student teach in the science department at EPCHS this year. She’s already received a Bachelors of Molecular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently acquiring a Masters of Secondary Education, with a concentration in STEAM.