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Ellen L. Busl                                                                   Principal and Head Teacher

Ms. Ellen Busl was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
She earned her B.A. (French/Education) from Assumption College (1976). Ms. Busl received her M.Ed. (Education Leadership & Administration) from Atlantic Union College (2009).

Ms. Busl has taught in Seventh-day Adventist schools for 23 years and 6 years in other private schools. Ms. Busl has been a member of:

  • Northern New England Board of Education
  • Teacher's Advisory Committee    
Teaching Credentials:
North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Education:
  • Professional Elementary Education, grades 1-8
  • Grades 9-10 History, English, French, Spanish, Art

the State of New Hampshire in Elementary Education:  K- 8th Grade, with endorsements for:
  • Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT)
  • School Administration 

Ms. Busl enjoys downhill & cross country skiing, hiking, camping, fiber arts, and music.  Her interests also include French conversation and cuisine.

Tricia Hicks                                                                    Assistant Teacher

Tricia Hicks graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor degree in Music Education with an emphasis in voice. She has taught at several schools, most recently DayStar Adventist Academy where she was also the business manager and academic principal. Besides music, she especially enjoys teaching English and math. Tricia is married to Robert Hicks and has three daughters.




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Updated: May 28, 2017