Teacher Biographies

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Kyla Magowan — Miss Kyla is the PreK teacher. She has 10 years of experience working with children in a variety of settings: Sunday school, daycare/after school care, camp counseling, and teaching for Child Evangelism Fellowship. She has a certificate in Biblical Studies from Word of Life Bible Institute, and will be graduating from Southern Maine Community College in May, 2021, with an Associates of Science in Business Administration/Sport Management. She has been accepted into Liberty University’s online BED in Elementary Education program, beginning in Fall 2021. She loves working with the littles and is excited to be at OVCS!  Miss Kyla attends Hollis Center Baptist Church.

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Emily Souza — Miss Souza is the Kindergarten teacher.  She graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with minors in Language Arts and History.  Miss Souza moved back to Limington from Grand Rapids in 2012 and is a faithful member of the Limington Orthodox Presbyterian Church.


Leanne Pooler — Mrs. Pooler teaches 1st and 2nd grade at OVCS.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude from USM with a Bachelors of Science in Education.  She has been in a teaching or childcare position for over 30 years.  From 1989-2006, Mrs. Pooler taught at OVCS with experience at nearly every grade level, but with a passion for the younger ones.  Mrs. Pooler and her husband, David, are members of the Hilltop Baptist Church in Cornish.

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Kim Magowan — Mrs. Magowan teaches 3rd & 4th Grades at OVCS. She has eighteen years of experience as a home educator, graduating her youngest daughter in 2019. Additionally, she has taught various courses at several area homeschool co-ops, as well as serving as the director of a co-op for homeschooled junior and senior highschool students. Mrs. Magowan also has seventeen years of ministry experience- as a pastor’s wife, children’s ministry coordinator and teacher, women’s ministry leader and worship team member. She is thankful for the opportunity to continue her love for teaching children at OVCS.  Mrs. Magowan attends Hollis Center Baptist Church.  

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Scott Weirick —  Mr. Weirick is the headmaster, as well as middle school teacher.  He is a 2000 graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education.  He has been teaching at OVCS since August 2002.  Mr. Weirick and his wife, Marymargaret, have 4 children and are faithful members of the Limington Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

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Jason DeLapp — Mr.DeLapp teaches middle school and High School at OVCS.   He has a BA in Biblical Studies and History of Ideas from Southeastern College at Wake Forest.  He and his wife Renee have three sons, Colby, Camden, and Carter.  Mr. DeLapp serves as Assistant Pastor at Grace Bible Church in Gorham.

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Ken Baratta – Mr. Baratta teaches Middle School and High School at OVCS.  He has a BA in Bible and Theology from Appalachian Bible College. He has served in teen ministries for 14-years and in creation apologetics for 7-years with Northeast Creation Ministries.  He and his wife, Bonnie [also our Art teacher], have four children: Judah, Katie, Galen, and Gemma, and faithfully serve at the First Baptist Church of Shapleigh.  

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John Lancaster — Mr. Lancaster teaches High School at OVCS.  After more than 30 years, working as an engineer and manager both in industry and the Federal government, which included being the technical advisor on a national oil spill cleanup team and cleaning more than 400 contaminated service station sites, Mr. Lancaster found his first love, teaching and ministering to young adults. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a BS. He also has received a Master of Science in Administration from George Washington University and a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling (Summa Cum Laude) from Liberty University. He has been a youth group leader, and currently teaches Sunday School and provides relief preaching when called upon at Grace Family Church in Waterboro, in which he and his wife Bonnie are faithful members.

12 responses to “Teacher Biographies

  1. Hi teachers how you doing ?

  2. i miss all of you sooooooo much ❤

  3. I miss you guys so much I can’t wate to se you guys

  4. having so much fun at school I ❤ Julia

  5. miss you all especialy Mrs. Elliot, Mr. Weiric, and you Martuses

  6. patricia geisinger

    I miss you guys too
    Looks like everything’s going good the kids look so happy and everything’s comming along beautifully..
    God bless hope all is well

  7. Hey, how is my favorite Christian school, I really miss everyone there and I am praying for you all

  8. hey its Samuel how are you all

  9. guys, im going on a missions trip at the end of the year!!! yah!! illinoise, here i come!!!!

  10. that’s great josh. how have you been? I hope you enjoy the missions trip.

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