Mr. Wright received his teaching degree from Central Michigan University. He was a teacher and a coach at Owendale-Gagetown for 32 years. He loves hunting, fishing and anything sports related. He lives in Cass City with his wife Rhonda and son Jacob.

Marcine Moore

Hot Lunch and Custodian


Jenna Maust

1st-2nd Grade Support

6th-8th Grade Piano

Mrs. Barry holds a B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University. She has taught  at Cross Lutheran School for over 30 years.  She still has a lot of energy, loves to read aloud to her students, and still has her red hair! 

Jenny Turner

​DK-8th Grade Art 

Carrie Ward
1st-2nd Grade Teacher

Brian Wright

​6th-8th Grade Science

Pr. Glenn completed his Master of Divinity degree attending the Institute of Lutheran Theology located in Brookings, SD.  Glenn and his wife LuAnne are from Ladysmith, WI. They have 5 children and 10 grandchildren.

Gwynne Barry
3rd-5th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Eberly received her BA in Music Education and Music Ministry from Bluffton University in Ohio. She taught Music and Pre-K for 7 years at Western Oklahoma Christian School. She and her husband have 2 girls.


Our Staff​​

Ms. Moore graduated from Southfield High School in Southfield, Michigan.  Since then she has worked as a safety and compliance manager for a trucking firm and managed a floor covering business.

Mrs. Maust received her teaching degree and masters degree from Saginaw Valley State University and has taught 1st-3rd grades throughout the past 6 years. She lives in the Bay Port area with her husband and enjoys reading, playing piano, and riding four-wheelers around the farm.

Mr. Smith earned a degree in ministry at Grace Christian University.  He currently works at the Legacy Center for Laker Schools, and coaches Boys Varsity Soccer and Girls JV Basketball  at Lakers.

Leslie Eberly 

DK-Kindergarten Teacher


Mr. Starks received a B.A. from Texas Tech University in Music Education with an endorsement in History. He has over 30 years teaching experience.  He has been teaching at Cross since 2020.

Mr. Faupel holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Saginaw Valley State University, with endorsements in Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. He has been teaching at Cross Lutheran School since 2010.

Don Starks

5th-8th Grade Band

Mrs.  Turner has a degree in elementary education with an emphasis in art.  She and her husband Casey, have 3 children and reside in Bay Port. The Turner family attends Elkton Missionary church.

 Guiding children to learn, to love, and to live under the grace of God's forgiveness

Mrs. Ward received her teaching degree from Spring Arbor University and taught for several years in California. She and her husband, Dustin, have three children.  They attend Elkton Missionary Church.

Ms. Kunisch graduated from USA High School in Sebewaing. Since then she has worked for Active Industries in Sebewaing, Thrivent Financial, Mutual Savings, and Independent Bank.

Chris Smith

​DK-8th Grade PE 

Beth Elston​

Cross Lutheran School

Mrs. Elston holds a B.A. and a Lutheran Teacher Diploma from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI. She also earned an Elementary Endorsement through graduate work at SVSU.

Sara du Toit 

​Title I Teacher

David Faupel


6th-8th Grade Teacher

Glenn Sokolowski