Mr. Tom Thorne
SIXTH GRADE TEACHER
An avid outdoorsman who loves fishing and nature, Tom Thorne, is our middle school science teacher, naturally gravitated toward a career in science. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Conservation from Kent State University and is licensed to teach Integrated Science (all sciences) for Grades 7-12.
Prior to joining St. Christopher School, his teaching experience included six years as a workshop instructor and Teaching Associate at The Ohio State University’s Franze Theodore Stone Laboratory on Gilbraltar Island in Lake Erie, and nine years teaching junior high science at Saint Ignatius of Antioch. Tom also taught Human Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Science and Health at Cleveland Central Catholic High School.
Born and raised in West Park, he and his wife Binh To-Thorne (who he met in a chemistry lab at Kent State) reside in West Park.
“It’s exciting to teach at such a high achieving school in a great community,” says Thorne. “I always look forward to building on the students’ problem-solving skills and increasing the students’ inquiry in all fields of science.”
Ms. Lois Albert
SIXTH GRADE TEACHER
Ms. Albert loves teaching at Saint Christopher School. She is the oldest of four, has ten nieces and nephews, and one great niece who is adorable. Ms. Albert graduated from Notre Dame College and has been a teacher in the Diocese for 25 years. She has taught every subject and grades 4-8. She loves teaching, watching students learn and grow, and is amazed at the creativity and new ideas they come up with on a daily basis.
Ms. Albert also enjoys sports, reading, crafts, and spending time with her family. She feels blessed to be a part of the Saint Christopher School family. “
“Saint Christopher School is a wonderful place to learn, grow, and learn about God. There are so many great things that take place within these walls. The energy is amazing.”