A Message from the Administration
Students, families, friends, and visitors:
Welcome to the Mascoutah High School Website. We consider it an honor and privilege to serve as the administration of Mascoutah High School. At MHS we truly are “One Team, One Tribe, and One Family.” The commitment of our faculty and staff to provide challenging and engaging learning opportunities for our students inspires us and, more importantly, prepares our young people for the challenges they face beyond high school. MHS students are second to none and consistently excel in and out of the classroom.
Here are just a few examples of their successes:
As the administration, we are impressed with the dedication of the faculty and staff, the rigor of our curriculum, and the support of our parents and community. More importantly, we are impressed with the wonderful student body at MHS. It truly is a great place to be!
Please feel free to contact any of the building administrators. We strive to have an open line of communication with all stakeholders and look forward to working cooperatively with you to build on the great traditions of excellence Mascoutah High School is known for.
The Mascoutah High School Administration
MASCOUTAH HIGH SCHOOL, PRINCIPAL
Mr. Woodrome is a graduate of Belleville West High School in Belleville, IL. He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, his Master of Arts in Education Leadership from McKendree University and holds a Specialist Degree in Educational Administration from Lindenwood University. He is a member of the Illinois Principal Association (IPA) and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).
His first teaching experience was at St. Clare Grade School in O’Fallon, IL, where he taught 7th and 8th grade and coached baseball and track. From there he transferred to his alma mater, Belleville West, serving as a Social Science teacher, Student Council Advisor and Social Science Department Chairperson.
Mr. Woodrome has been a member of the Mascoutah community since 2001 and a Mascoutah Indian since the 2014-15 school year. He is married and has five children. He stays active outside of school as a Cub Scout leader and as the guitar player for the contemporary ensemble at his church. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, running, traveling and cheering on his favorite sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals, the Green Bay Packers and, of course, the Mascoutah Indians!
MASCOUTAH HIGH SCHOOL, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Mr. Junker graduated high school from Althoff High School in Belleville, Illinois. He attended Belleville Area College and received a Bachelor of Science in Education from McKendree University. Mr. Junker attended both schools on a baseball scholarship. He received his graduate degree in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He is a member of the Illinois Principals Association.
Mr. Junker began his teaching career at Mascoutah Community High School during the 1990-1991 school year as a member of the Physical Education Department. He was also involved in coaching many sports during his teaching tenure including football, golf, basketball, and baseball. Mr. Junker became Assistant Principal in 2005.
Mr. Junker is married and has two daughters and one son. During his leisure time, he enjoys coaching his children's soccer teams, playing golf, providing his family with new opportunities to experience, and traveling during the summer.
Mr. Junker's goal for MHS is to provide the best academic and extracurricular opportunities in an atmosphere where it is possible for each student to be successful in whatever he or she chooses.
MASCOUTAH HIGH SCHOOL, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Ms. Wysocki is proud to have graduated with the Mascoutah High School Class of 1992. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Teacher Education from Governors State University. Along with her English certification, she holds endorsements in mathematics and special education at the middle and high school levels, as well as licensure to teach science and social studies at the middle school level. Ms. Wysocki acquired her Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from McKendree University in 2008 and is a member of the Illinois Principal Association.
Ms. Wysocki began her career teaching 8th grade mathematics and coaching the dance team at North Junior High in Collinsville, Illinois. Most of her professional experience has been with the Triad School District in Troy, Illinois where she taught English from the 7th grade through sophomore levels, as well as middle school mathematics and social studies. Ms. Wysocki also values her tenure as the dance team coach at Triad Middle School and High School, where her teams earned a total four state titles. Throughout her career, her family has been relocated on two occasions, affording her the opportunity to teach high school English at West High School in Manchester, New Hampshire and St. Charles East High School in St. Charles, Illinois. Ms. Wysocki served as the Assistant Principal at Triad Middle School for two years and is coming to MHS from Bethalto, Illinois where she served as the Assistant Principal at Civic Memorial High School.
Ms. Wysocki has three children who have graduated from high school, each of whom is creating a unique path in life. She spends most of her free time traveling and supporting their efforts, as well as enjoying time with friends and family.
Ms. Wysocki is thrilled to come full circle and be a part of the Mascoutah school district and community once again! She is driven to provide the absolute best academic and social opportunities for our students at MHS, allowing them to create a high school experience that prepares each of them for whatever goals they may have in life!
MASCOUTAH HIGH SCHOOL, DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
Mr. Battas is a graduate of Mascoutah High School (1997). He received his Bachelor of Science in Education from Northern Illinois University and his Master of Science in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He is a member of the Illinois Athletic Directors Association (IDA) and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). Mr. Battas also has earned the designation of Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA) through the NIAAA certification process.
Mr. Battas began his teaching and coaching career in DeKalb, Illinois at Clinton Rosette Middle School where he taught Special Education while coaching Varsity Football and Freshman Baseball. From there he moved on to Edwardsville High School where he taught Special Education and coached Varsity Football for 3 years. After that stint, he moved back to Mascoutah and began teaching Special Education and coaching Varsity Football. Mr. Battas was the Varsity Football Head Coach from 2009-2015. He began his tenure as Director of Athletics in 2014 and remains in that post today.
Mr. Battas resides in Mascoutah and has a daughter (Brynn) and a son (Beau). He stays very active outside of school and loves to stay involved in the community. Along with spending time amongst his family and friends, Mr. Battas enjoys running and cross training, sports, and loves St. Louis Cardinal Baseball.
Mr. Battas is passionate about his profession and looks forward to being a part of the Mascoutah High School community for years to come. He is very proud to call himself a Mascoutah Indian!