In case you don’t find the email-symbol for the contact information for a particular staff member, please contact the elementary school office by email or at (030) 90299 5711.

Please observe the following email etiquette guidelines in order to avoid misunderstandings and disappointments. Therefore we kindly ask that you

  • use email for important issues;
  • expect a response within 3 work days; and
  • communicate directly to the particular teacher without sending copies to other people.

Please note: leave of absence and excuses for a student’s absence can only be accepted in written form with parent’s or guardian’s signature and not via email.

Entrance Class
Fr. Bonorden 
Fr. Dawi
Ms. Jackson
Fr. Lambrecht
Fr. Tenhafen
Ms. VanDerGriend

Grade 1
Fr. Bonorden 
Fr. Elle
Fr. Hoedt
Ms. Kelleher
Fr. Opitz
Fr. Prenzel 

Grade 2
Fr. Fischer
Fr. Meden
Ms. Reichert
Fr. Rigney
Mr. Salsbury-Werner

Grade 3
Ms. Beebe
Ms. Geary-Müller
Hr. Jones
Mr. Kubala
Mr. Olson 

Grade 4
Ms. Barkhymer
Mr. Bollig
Fr. Koßmann 
Fr. Schorsch
Ms. Todtenhoefer 

Grade 5
Ms. Iverson 
Mr. Kleinman
Fr. Neumann
Fr. Saupe
Ms. Ziegler

Grade 6
Mr. Deck
Fr. Evers
Ms. Peterson
Mr. Rockenstein
Fr. K. Schäfer

School Counselors
Ms. Faber (EC-5th grade)
Ms. Krull (6th-9th grade)

Mr. Cortinas (Am. Principal) 
Ms. Bell (Am. Asst. Principal) (Curriculum Coord.) 
Fr. Hoenicke (Acting Germ. Principal)

Elementary Office
Fr. Budde
Ms. Coffey 
Ms. Robertson 

Ms. Mattern
Ms. Wingo
Ms. Zorn 

Fr. Bonorden 
Fr. Freytag
Fr. Hasenstab
Fr. Hoenicke
Fr. Menezes
Fr. Ritterbusch
Fr. Roedel
Hr. Schröder
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius

Ms. Bell 

Mr. Barkhymer
Mr. Cortinas 
Mr. Gonzales
Ms. Williams

Mr. Barkhymer

Fr. Bösch
Fr. Kraft
Fr. Praetorius
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius -Math

Ms. Grigsby 
Library Staff:
Ms. Kelly 
Fr. Lage

Ms. Cook
Ms. Epping
Fr. Freymadl
Mr. Hale
Ms. Hale
Ms. Kelleher
Fr. Strahler-Praetorius

Mr. Calhoun
Ms. Geary-Müller
Fr. Jasper 
Fr. Kaiser
Fr. Lambrecht
Mr. Mandel
Hr. Nagel
Fr. K. Schäfer
Hr. Schröder

Hr. Schmidtke  (ev., dt., Subj. Coord.)
Fr. Schnaubelt (ev., dt.)
Fr. Möhrle (ev., engl.)
Ms. Dusse (ev., engl.)
Ms. Knab (kath., engl.)
Fr. Prost (kath., dt.)
Ms. Robert (jüd.)
Fr. Berndt (Lebenskunde)


John F. Kennedy School

Teltower Damm 87-93
14167 Berlin, Germany


Questions about the admissions process: welcome@jfksberlin.org

To submit an application via email: admissions@jfksberlin.org

Elementary School (EC-6)

Phone: + 49 30 90299 5711
Fax: + 49 30 90299 6377

High School (7-12)

American Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5758
German Secretary:
+ 49 30 90299 5710
Fax: +49 30 90299 6868