Welcome to the Resource Room. Here you will find information on the five Resource Teachers at St. Pius X / St. Leo School as well as helpful hints for your children.
Mrs. Karen Burns – This is my 22nd year at our great school. I graduated from UNO with degrees in elementary education and special education Before coming to SPSL, I taught special education and first grade in Springfield, NE. I am an Omaha native. My husband, Mike, and I have three children – Steven, Michaela, and Matthew. Reading, gardening, and learning new things are all activities that I enjoy in my free.
Mrs. Jenny Howard – I’ve been teaching for 17 years, this being my 13th year at SPSL. I received my bachelor’s degree from Creighton University and also have an ESL endorsement. My husband and I have 3 children – Charlie (10th grade at Prep), Ben (7th grade) and Molly (1st grade). I enjoy sports, music, reading and spending time with my family and friends.
Mrs. Mary Scarpello – This is my 27th year of teaching at our school. I received both my bachelors and masters degrees from Creighton University in Omaha. My husband and I have two grown daughters, Maria and Andrea. In my free time I enjoy reading, sewing, bowling, and gardening.
Mrs. Laura Osborn – I attended UNO and received my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Elementary Education. I have worked at St. Pius X / St. Leo School for 10 years, including being a teacher assistant for 5th grade and kindergarten as well as the substitute coordinator. I am currently the Math Resource Teacher for grades 1st to 4th. My husband Steve and I have 3 children – Emily (2010), Andrew (2015), and Daniel (2017). We have been members of St. Leo parish since 1992.
Mrs. Sarah Saucier – This is my first year teaching at SPSL. I taught for four years at Our Lady of Lourdes School and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from UNO. I have been a member of St. Pius X Parish all of my life and attended SPSL from 1st- 8th grade. My husband and I have 4 wonderful children – Audrey (2017), Leah (2nd grade), Zach (3 years old) and Benjamin (born in August of this year). In my free time I love baking, being outdoors, and spending time with my kiddos.