Mr. Don Erickson - Principal
(906) 341-5512 ext. 242
Mr. Erickson is entering his tenth year in education and his first Principal. He was born and raised right here in Manistique. He holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a major in English and a minor in history from Baker College of Owosso and a master’s degree from Michigan State University in school leadership and educational technology. Don began his career at Carver-Edisto Middle School near Orangeburg, South Carolina where he taught 7th grade language arts for 3 years. He then returned home and began teaching at St. Francis in 2011. Don was awarded the Patricia Behring History Day Teacher of the Year Award for the state of Michigan in 2015. He was also selected as a Ford’s Theatre Fellow and attended the Seat of War and Peace Institute in 2016 with 30 other educators from around the nation. In addition, Don is a National History Day Behring Ambassador, and attended the 2016 Behring Teacher Ambassador Summer Program in Washington, D.C. He is also the regional coordinator for National History Day in the central Upper Peninsula. Most recently, he was selected as a White House Historical Association Fellow and attended the White House History Teacher Institute in Washington, D.C. in 2017.
Mrs. Barb Weber - Administrative Assistant
(906) 341-5512 ext. 227
Mrs. Weber has worn many "hats" at St. Francis de Sales School over the years. Before moving into the office she served as a classroom aide. She too is dedicated to the mission of St. Francis de Sales School. All of her children attended St. Francis de Sales and now grandchildren are enjoying the gifts of attending St. Francis.