School Staff

Say hello to the education team at St. Matthew Lutheran School

Meet our team

Say hello to the educational team at St. Matthew Lutheran School.


Daniel Burk - Principal

Daniel Burk was a Raider graduating from St. Matthew in 1993. After 7 Years of teaching in California. Dan moved back to Michigan and was a Principal at Holt Lutheran Schools and Christ The King before returning home to St. Matthew. Dan is married to his wife Rebekah for 19 years and has two boys Trevor (11th Grade) and Aiden (7th Grade).


Years at St. Matthew: 4

Years in Education: 19


Bachelors in Education from Concordia University Wisconsin

Masters in Educational Leadership from Concordia University Wisconsin



Ministry Involvement (Past or Present): Church Media Tech Team, Youth Group, Bible Study Leader, Evangelism Chair, Public Relations Chair, Web Designer, Principal Conference Committee, Michigan District School Committee, Michigan District Board of Directors Elected Commissioned Worker


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S, LEA

"Everyday Learn Something New" - Mr. Burk

Jamie Schenavar - Preschool Director

Kelsey Randazzo - Kindergarten

Kendra Kuhn - 1st Grade

Years at St. Matthew: 3

Years in Education: 7


Bachelors in Education from Concordia University Ann Arbor


Ministry Involvement (Past or Present): Sunday School Teacher


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S

Meet Mrs. Kuhn

Barb Hinck - 2nd Grade

Years at St. Matthew: 40

Years in Education: 40


Bachelors in Education from Concordia University Seward

18hr Post Grad University of Michigan Dearborn


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S

Meet Mrs. Hinck

Gail Smith - 3rd & 4th Grade

Years at St. Matthew: 5

Years in Education: 21


Bachelors in Education from Concordia University River Forest (Chicago)

Masters in Counseling from Eastern Michigan University


Ministry Involvement (Past or Present): Bible Study, Jubilee School Choir, Church Media Tech Team, Bell


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S, LEA

Meet Mrs. Smith

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Meet Mrs. Moody, Ms. R, and Mrs. Hochthanner

Abby Rynearson - 5th & 6th Grade Homeroom, 5th-8th Math and Science

Years at St. Matthew: 6

Years in Education: 6


Bachelors in Elementary Education from Concordia University Wisconsin


Ministry Involvement (Past or Present): Youth Group, Music, Small Group Leader


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S

Julie Moody - 7th & 8th Grade Homeroom, 5th-8th English and History

Years at St. Matthew: 13

Years in Education: 18


Bachelors in Science from Eastern Michigan University


Ministry Involvement (Past or Present): Youth Group Leader


Professional Organization Member: M.A.N.S, WLAL (League Treasurer)

Kelly Hochthanner - 3rd - 8th Grade Religion

Years at St. Matthew: 10

Years in Education: 16


Bachelors in Secondary Education from Concordia University Ann Arbor


Tammy Barikmo - School Secretary