Bishop Ward High School

Contact Us


708 North 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66102

Important Phone Numbers 

Front Office: 913-371-1201

Development Office 
(913) 371-6901  

Business Office
(913) 371-0717
FAX (913-956-4834)

(913) 371-6814

   Stadium (913) 321-1548

Baseball Field
(913) 281-1343 

Event Directions

 Enter through the front door of the building. 

 Enter Bishop Ward at the southwest entrance of the building.

 Athletic Fields:
 Bishop Ward's Football and Baseball fields are located two blocks east of the school, at the southeast corner of 16th Street and Armstrong Avenue.


Faculty & Staff Email Directory

President: Rev. Thomas Schrader, O. Carm.

Principal Dr. Karen Hopson Ed.D.
Athletic Director: Mr. Kam Ridley
Network Administrator/Scheduler: Mr. John Riley
Assistant Principal/Dean of Students: Mr. Mike Beaven

Mrs. Amelia Cramer (A-L)
Mrs. Anita Gregory (M-Z)
Mrs. Karina Martinez - Admissions Director

Support Staff
Business Manager: Mr. Fritz Percca
Business Associate: Mariana Mendez
Health Office/AD Secretary/Registrar: Ms. Angie Gregory
Facilities Manager: Mr. Richard Williams
Front Office Manager/Attendance Office: Mrs. Sue McNellis-Reed
Food Director: Mr. Rick Atallah
Maintenance: Mr. Dave Paterson
Virtuous Behavior Formation Director - Ms. Mary Lane
Chaplain - Fr. Anthony
Campus Ministry: Mr. John Williams

Student Resource Officer: Mr. Brian Whisner

Development Office
Development Director: Ms.Maggie Mohrfeld
Marketing & Social Media Manager:
Grants/Major Gift Manager: Mrs. Kathy Calcara
Endowment and Major Gifts Manager: Mrs. Leslie Gasser
Alumni Manager: Mr. Greg Duggins
Database and Event Manager: Mrs. Stephanie Wagner
AOF Director: Ms. Lori Dowd

Ms. Ursula Charbonneau - Social Studies
Ms. Abby Drath - Theology
Mr. Frank Eppolito - Science
Mr. Robert Franks – Math
Ms. Kathleen Harrison – Theology
Mrs. Betzaida Imperiale - Spanish
Mrs. Amy Johnson - English
Mr. Joshua Johnson - Social Studies
Mr. William Johnson - Math
Ms. Jackie Lawless - English
Ms. Kelly Lipovitz - English
Mr. Ignacio Martinez-Alonso - Science
Mr. Eddie Minor - PE
Mr. Jeff Nesselhuf- Business/Technology
Mr. Kevin O'Brien - Business
Mrs. Mary Sieczkowski - Math
Mr. Chris Sinclair - Comp Tech/Publications
Ms. Becca Smith-Vandergriff - Theology
Mr. Kevin Walterbach - Math
Mr. Nick Tomasic - Art
Mr. Kevin Walterbach - Math
Ms. Lindsey Wilson – Spanish
Ms. Michele Wilson – Reading
Ms. Kiersten White – Band/Choir
Ms. Devon Whitton – Social Sciences/Debate/Forensics