Mr. Ambrose has been at Covenant Christian School since the 1999/2000 school year and fills the role of both 7th and 8th grade teacher, as well as the school principal/administrator. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University in History & Administration. Mr. A. taught in the Zeeland Public Schools for 10 years and was the Youth Pastor at Mason County Reformed Church before finally joining the CCS team.
He is married to Kim Ambrose and has four boys, Elliott, Ethan, Dakota, and Kenny. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors and is an avid hunter and fisher. Their family currently attends Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Mrs. Boerema has been with CCS since 2002 and is the part-time 5th/6th grade teacher. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Central Michigan University. Mrs. Boerema and her husband, Randy Boerema, have 2 boys, Isaiah and Hudson.
She enjoys kayaking, camping, reading, and cooking in her spare time. Mrs. Boerema currently attends Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Mrs. Ambrose is the part-time 5th/6th grade teacher and has been with CCS since 2009. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Language Arts from Grand Valley State University with a minor in Elementary Education. Before coming to CCS Mrs. Ambrose taught for 4th grade in Holland, MI. Mrs. Ambrose currently attends Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Mrs. Buter was one of the original board members at CCS when it first opened in 1997, and has been a teacher here since 2008. She received her education from Ferris State University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Mrs. Buter and her husband, Brian Buter, have three children, Eric, Caryn, and Karl (and Kellia). In addition, they have two beautiful grandchildren.
Mrs. Buter is a member of Mason County Reformed Church and enjoys camping, kayaking, and reading in her free time.
Mrs. Greiner began teaching at CCS in 2016, when she took on the role of the 1st and 2nd grade teacher. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornerstone University. Mrs. Greiner is married to her husband, Robert Greiner and they both attend Radiant Church in Ludington.
Mrs. Tyndall joined us at CCS in 2013 as the Art Teacher. She has a Bachelors in Business from Ferris State University and is currently fulfilling another Bachelors in Early Childhood Development from Ferris. Her and her husband, Mike Tyndall, live in Car Settlement with their three boys Eli, Henry, and George.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her very energetic boys, hiking, camping, fishing, and going to the beach. Mrs. Tyndall currently attends Evergreen Covenant Church.
Stepfanee Dubay Preschool Lead Teacher and Program Director
Mrs. Dubay began at CCS in 2016. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Aquinas College. Mrs. Dubay enjoys spending time with her family and loves enjoying the outdoors especially Lake Michigan in the summertime. She attends Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Mrs. Bongard joined us at CCS in 2015. She has Bachelors in Early Elementary Education and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from Central Michigan University. She also has a Special Education Supervisors Approval from Grand Valley State University. Before joining us at CCS she taught in five public school districts around Michigan and Kentucky and retired from the West Shore ESD where she served as a teacher consultant and classroom principal.
In her free time she enjoys walking, cooking and baking, reading, and spending time with her four adult children and their families. Mrs. Bongard is currently attending Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Miss Tess began at CCS in the fall of 2013. She graduated from Davenport University with a degree in Medical Assisting and Office Administration. Before coming to CCS, she worked as a Medical Assistant for Dr. Leikert of Ludington, MI. She was born in Carr Settlement, MI and, upon getting married in August of 2013 to Elliott Ambrose, she moved to Ludington. Miss Tess and her husband have no kids yet, but are excited to have a family in the future!
In her free time she likes to spend time with her friends and family, go on walks in the State Park, go to the beach (when Michigan allows it), cross country ski, and enjoys drinking a good cup of dark coffee. She currently attends Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Karen Major Classroom Assistant
Mrs. Major started at CCS in 2010 after teaching special education for 32 years at Hart Public Schools. She has a Bachelor's degree from Hope College and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from Grand Valley State University. She is married with one son, Christopher, a daughter-in-law, Allison, and a new grandchild! Mrs. Major and her husband also own and operate Major Produce Greenhouse and she enjoys knitting and baking in her free time.
Mrs. Arnone came on board in 2012 to help Ms. Scholtens in the preschool program. She formally worked in youth ministry for 15 years and enjoys working with children of all ages. She is married and has 5 children of her own as well as one granddaughter. In her free time, Mrs. Arnone loves to enjoy Lake Michigan; going to the beach and enjoying a good book.
Brooke Anderson Librarian
Mrs. Anderson became Covenant Christian School's Librarian in 2013. She attended the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit before marrying her husband, Mike Anderson. She and Mike have three kids who attend CCS: Tovah, Lucian, and Ryan.
Mrs. Anderson enjoys cooking and baking, spending time outside, and (of course) reading! She is is a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church.
Mykila Althouse Physical Education Teacher
Mrs. Althouse has worked at CCS since 2007 as the P.E. teacher. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Alabama and has previous experience teaching grade school and coaching swimming. Mrs. Althouse is married with three children and has lived in Ludington since 1999. In her free time, she enjoys running, biking, swimming, and sewing. She is passionate about fitness and strives to teach others to honor God through athletics and their own personal fitness.
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