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Rachel Langness

Langness, Rachel

Assistant Principal

Rachel Langness has been in education for over 15 years. Hailing from Arizona, Ms. Langness is new to the Roosevelt team and is excited to be a part of this vibrant and diverse community. Holding a Bachelors in Theater Education and Outreach from University of Arizona, and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, Ms. Langness has served as a classroom teacher, as well as a professional development specialist for the Phoenix Union High School District. She is arriving in Seattle with her husband, two daughters, and dog Rosco. Her interests include Theater and performance, baking bread, and watching Marvel movies. Ms. Langness will be serving students with the last names starting with the letters Gla - Nob.  

Alan Linney
Jean Lutgen

Lutgen, Jean

Teacher-High School
Kara MacDonald

Macdonald, Kara

Social Studies and Health Teacher

I've been teaching US History in various forms (AP, General and Ethnic Studies) at Roosevelt since 2006. I have been teaching Health since 2015. I love to mix travel and learning. In I have been a part of the Hands for a Bridge program since 2008, leading several student trips to Northern Ireland and South Africa where I have had the opportunity to develop friendships with teachers and learn from each community. In 2016, I spent the summer in India on a Fulbright-Hays Program studying sustainability and social change. I traveled to the Mississippi Delta through the National Endowment for the Humanities to study culture and Civil Rights in 2017. I earned my BA in History and Teaching Certificate at Western and my Masters in Literacy and Health/Fitness endorsement at SPU.

Michael Magidman

Magidman, Michael

Teacher-High School
Ian Malcolm

Malcolm, Ian

Teacher-High School

If you have any questions, feel free to email me. I post announcements and assignments on Schoology.

Bryan Marenstein

Marenstein, Bryan

Teacher-High School
Monica Marin

Marin, Monica

Special Education Asst/ISE

I have been at RHS for 3 years now working in the Special Education Program. I enjoy being a resource for students and helping them better understand and navigate their classes and love seeing students become more confident in their school performance!

Maggie Mattmiller

Mattmiller, Maggie

Assistant Principal

Maggie Mattmiller dual majored in Deaf Education and Special Education at Ball State University and received a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Washington. Originally from Ohio, her first teaching job was teaching American Sign Language in a high school as a world language teacher. After moving to Seattle, she joined Seattle Public Schools where she has been for 10 years, serving as an instructional assistant, a special education teacher and in multiple central office capacities. Most recently, she has been a Professional Growth and Educator Support consulting teacher coaching new-to-profession special education teachers. She has worked in classrooms prek-12th grade and is excited to be returning to high school. She is an avid reader, looking forward to getting book recommendations from students, staff, and families, so please share your favorites!  Ms. Mattmiller will be serving students with last names starting with the letters Nor – Z. 

McElfresh, Morgan

Teacher-High School
Jeanne McGuire

McGuire, Jeanne

Spanish levels 3 & 4, World Languages Department Chair

I am a Washington native, having grown up in Bothell. I attended the University of Washington, where I earned a degree in Spanish and Education. I received a Masters In Education through City University. I have been teaching Spanish at Roosevelt since 2000. I enjoy hiking, skiing and camping with my son and husband, attending concerts, hanging out with friends and family, and speaking Spanish of course!

Annika Melgard

Melgard, Annika

Special Education
Roy Merca

Merca, Roy

Assistant Principal

Roy Merca has been an Assistant Principal at Roosevelt HS for 5 years.  Mr. Merca is a product of the Seattle Public Schools as he attended Graham Hill Elementary, Sharples Jr. HS and graduated from Franklin HS.  He got his bachelor’s in education at Eastern Washington University majoring in physical education with a minor in health and received a master’s degree in administration from Western Washington University. He taught physical education and health before going into administration. Mr. Merca was an Assistant Principal and Principal at Summit K-12, Pinehurst K-8, and Licton Springs K-8 before joining the Roosevelt administration team.  Mr. Merca was the tennis coach here at Roosevelt HS in the early 90’s. His hobbies include playing golf, pickleball, walking his dog on trails, and following all Seattle sports teams.  Mr. Merca will be serving students with last names starting with letters A-Gil. 

Frederica Merrell

Merrell, Frederica

Math Teacher

I love helping our scholars tackle math learning. We can all do it! There is great joy in success!

Dana Miller

Miller, Dana

HS Data Registration Spec-222
Judson Miller

Miller, Judson

Math Teacher

After graduating from Western Washington University with a B.S. in Mathematics and then completing a masters in teaching, I began teaching at Roosevelt in 2001. I have taught all levels of math and I truly enjoy helping students find success in this challenging topic. Outside of school I love spending time with my kids and riding bikes of all shapes and sizes.

Michael Miller

Miller, Michael

Math Teacher

I have enjoyed being part of the Roosevelt community since 2002. Before that, I served in the Peace Corps in Kenya, where I also taught math. I currently live in West Seattle with my wife and two daughters.

Angela Mischke

Mischke, Angela

World Language Teacher - French 2, 3, 4

Madame Mischke is originally from Independence, KY but also lived in Paris and Normandy before moving to Seattle. Her favorite hobbies are baking, paddle boarding, weightlifting, and reading. She also loves to knit and crochet while re-watching her favorite shows.