• Address: 161 9th Street Idaho Falls ID 83404
  • Phone: (208) 522-7781
  • Fax: (208) 522-7782
  • hrsoffice@cableone.net

    Faculty and Staff


"The teachers and staff at Holy Rosary show a unique dedication to best meeting the social and academic needs of each child.  I believe this contributes to an environment that helps each child maximize their mental, emotional and spiritual growth and development."
          -John Aston, parent of 2nd grader


    Superintendent: Fr. Raul Covarrubias


Carina VanPelt



Administrative Specialist

Heather Geib



Preschool &
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Alicia Johnson



Title 1 Teacher

Marilynn Koelsch



Karianne Earnest




First Grade

Sarah Atwell



Second Grade

Anita Garcia



Third Grade

Margaret Jones


  Fourth Grade

Kristin Kress-Weitenhagen



"I have been fortunate to have my child attend Holy Rosary School. The school has high academic standards and deep Christian values. Holy Rosary School is served by passionate teachers, administrators and staff who truly care for the students in and out of school."  

     -Jeff Borkowski, parent of a recent alumni

    5th & 6th Grades

Kristi Hall

(Social Studies, Language Arts, Religion)


Fran Hassing

(Math, Science, Religion, Health)




"Holy Rosary Catholic School has rigorous academics coupled with realistic expectations based on each child as an individual. The teachers tailor the workload for each student based on what is best for that student, not what is best for standardized tests."            -HRS Parent 




Business Manager: Mary Lund  mblund@cableone.net
Office Asstistant: Vanessa Prairie
Computer Lab: Leona Kelly

Para-educator: Anita Allred
Para-educator: Karen Duenes
Para-educator: Linda Lippert
Para-educator: Yolanda Birch
Para-educator: Tina Moye
Music Teacher/Piano: Barb Holman
PE: Gray Augustus
School Nurse: Betty Conrad
Cafeteria: Chansity Tucker, Wendy Farnsworth
Custodial & Maintenance: Gary Vigil


Art Club: Art Museum of Eastern Idaho
Chess Club: Dan Garren & Tom Walters
Fishing Club: Dan Garren & Tom Walters
Robotics: Deacon & Mrs. Reilly, Finton O'Shea, Matt Kress