Dr. Amie Bemke - Principal
Dr. Bemke is the Principal of Saeger Middle School starting her career in Francis Howell during the 2023-2024 school. Previously, she served as an assistant principal at Pattonville Heights Middle School in the Pattonville School District and Fort Zumwalt North Middle School in the Fort Zumwalt School District. Dr. Bemke has also served as an Area Coordinator for the Special School District of St. Louis County for six years, working in the Pattonville School District. She also worked as a special education teacher for eight years at Pattonville High School, co-teaching in the Math, Science, and History departments. Dr. Bemke holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education and cross-categorical special education from Fontbonne University. She also holds a master's degree in computer education from Fontbonne University and a master's degree in educational administration from Lindenwood University. Dr. Bemke completed her Educational Specialist degree in the Fall of 2018 and her Doctorate in Leadership in Teaching and Learning in December 2022, both received from Missouri Baptist University. Dr. Bemke enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family, supporting them in soccer and dance.
Dr. Holly Avis - Assistant Principal
Holly Avis is humbled and excited to be named as Assistant Principal at Saeger Middle School. Holly was an administrator at Francis Howell High School for three years; additionally, she taught ELA at Francis Howell Middle School for seven years. Before joining FHSD, Holly was fortunate to work as a teacher for one year at Wright City Middle School and another five at Black Hawk Middle School in Warrenton, MO After graduating from Missouri Baptist University with a Degree in English, she earned her Master’s in Education. Holly later pursued a Specialist in Administration and Doctorate of Education in Instructional Leadership from Lindenwood University. In her free time, you will find Holly spending time with her husband, Andrew, and two daughters: Laney (8) and Drew (6).
Dr. Katie Robson - Assistant Principal
Dr. Katie Robson serves as Saeger Middle School’s administrative intern. Previously she worked at Barnwell Middle School as a reading teacher and school counselor. Dr. Robson completed her undergraduate degree at University of Central Missouri, her master’s degree at University of Missouri- St. Louis, and her doctoral degree at Maryville University. In her free time she enjoys being with her nieces and nephews, listening to live music, and watching sports.