Our support staff members are the glue that holds our school all together. They provide valuable skills and are assigned the tasks that help the school thrive.  They are such an awesome crew!
Sherry Hartman

Sherry Hartman

Office Manager

About Sherry Hartman

Sherry has been with SWS since 1994. She started her career as a Teacher’s Assistant, then in 1995 started working in the school office and helping in the Health office. You’ll find Sherry at the front desk to greet you and assist you with any questions you may have.

When Sherry’s not at work you’ll find her spending time with her grandkids and family.

Sherry enjoys golfing and traveling in her free time.

Google Level 2 Certified Educator

Sherry’s Super Powers
  • Crafting 90% 90%
  • Golfer 40% 40%
  • Multitasker 100% 100%
Ashley Dietz

Ashley Dietz


About Ashley Dietz

Ashley joined our Saint Wenceslaus team in 2020 and helps promote wellness in our classrooms and individually with students. She is new to our school, but a friendly face to our community. Ashley grew up in New Prague and was a student of the Church of St. Wenceslaus’ faith formation and youth alive ministry programs. She attended Minnesota State University, Mankato specializing in Child Development, Psychology and Communication Disorders and has been a Children’s Mental Health Provider at Secure Base Counseling Center since 2014. Ashley is very excited to be a part of our Saint Wenceslaus family and support our students as the School Counselor.

When Ms. Dietz is not at school or the counseling center she enjoys spending time outdoors out on a lake or gardening. She loves cooking for others and being with her friends and family. She also enjoys live music, dance, playing cards, fantasy hockey, and decorating for holidays.

B.A. Mankato State University – (Child Development, Psychology, Communication Disorders)

Ashley’s Super Powers

  • Teaching Kindness 90% 90%
  • Tap Dancing 40% 40%
  • Euchre Expert 100% 100%
Linda Smisek

Linda Smisek

Teaching Assistant & Office Assistant

About Linda Smisek

Linda Smisek is an aide in our school and helps in many diffferent areas from the preschool all the way through the 8th grade.  She also helps with office projects.  You will see her first thing in the morning greeting preschool students as they are being dropped at school, and at the end of the day sending kids off for the night. Mrs. Smisek feels blessed to be able to work with such great kids and their families.

When Mrs. Smisek is not at school she enjoys gardening, cooking and reading. But her most favorite thing is being a grandma to her three granddaughters.

Linda’s Super Powers
  • Gardening 90% 90%
  • Cooking and Reading 40% 40%
  • Being a grandmato her three granddaughters 100% 100%
Teresa Rademacher

Teresa Rademacher

Teaching Assistant & Office Assistant & Health Aide

About Teresa Rademacher

Teresa Rademacher has been with St. Wenceslaus School since 1992. First as a parent, then an Office Assistant, and now an Instructional Aide. She has been blessed to work with grades K – 8. At the beginning of the day she is outside at the drop-off area greeting students as they walk into the building and helping them cross the parking lot safely. She also does playground supervision.

When Mrs. Rademacher is not at school she enjoys sewing, knitting, reading, and gardening. But most of all she loves spending time with her family.

A.S. in Electronics – Devry University – Phoenix, Arizona


Tess’s Super Powers
  • Sewing 90% 90%
  • Playing Board Games 40% 40%
  • Traveling 100% 100%
Anita Sirek

Anita Sirek

Club House, Extended Daycare, Director

About Anita Sirek

Anita is the SWS Club House Director – After School Program. Anita is a previous Day Care Provider and has worked in the Special Ed Programs with the New Prague and Tri-County United School Districts.

Anita lives in Lonsdale with her husband and enjoys being with her three sons and seven awesome grandchildren.

Anita’s Super Powers

  • Crafting 75% 75%
  • Baking 90% 90%
  • Reader 100% 100%
Mary Wick

Mary Wick

Food Services/Head Cook

About Mary Wick

Mary is in charge of making delicious foods for our staff and students! She finds new ways to prepare foods for the SWS family to enjoy.


Mary’s Super Powers

  • superpower 75% 75%
  • superpower 90% 90%
  • superpower 100% 100%
Hedi Pelowski

Hedi Pelowski

Food Services

About Hedi Pelowski

Hedi is an energetic addition to our kitchen staff!

Hedi’s Super Powers

  • superpower 75% 75%
  • superpower 90% 90%
  • superpower 100% 100%