Academic Support

Mrs. Rosemary Sweedyk

Rosemary carries out the position of Student Support and Instructional Aide for students here at Holy Spirit School.  Rosemary earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Michigan State University and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Western Michigan University.  This is her 30th year of working in the Catholic Schools for the Grand Rapids Diocese, and her second year here at Holy Spirit School.  Her goal is to help all students learn how to help themselves and classmates become strong, independent leaders, in Christ, while developing strong academics and positive social emotional growth.

Rosemary and her husband Roger recently became members of Holy Spirit Parish.  She and her husband have four married children and currently, five grandchildren.  Rosemary’s favorite thing to do is spend time with family, sports, being outside and enjoying life.

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Mrs. Jane McAlary


Jane McAlary is starting her sixth year at Holy Spirit School as an Instructional Aide.  Mrs. McAlary provides instructional aide for 3rd graders in Mrs. Kastner’s classroom.  She enjoys working with children and feels very blessed to be a part of the Holy Spirit School family. Mrs. McAlary and her husband have five children and one grandson.  They are enjoying all the ages and stages of their children and grandchild and thank God for their growing family. Some favorite things Mrs. McAlary likes to do are designing and decorating, baking, gardening, listening to music, dancing, learning more about the treasures of the Catholic Faith, and watching any sport her children are involved in.

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Mrs. Erin Gottleber

Mrs. Anna Scalici


This is Anna Scalici‘s 13th year working in early childhood here at Holy Spirit. She has an Early Childhood degree from GRCC and loves working with children.  For her entire life she has belonged to Holy Spirit Parish and is a graduate of Holy Spirit School.  She loves spending time with her huge Italian family, golfing, and especially enjoying their annual trip together.  Anna feels extremely blessed to call Holy Spirit Preschool home!

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