BHS Administration

Mr. Peter Blodnik - Assistant Principal

Mr. Peter Blodnik is excited to be entering his fourteenth year of service to the Belleville Public Schools community, including 12 years as a high school science teacher.  During this time, he taught AP Environmental Science, Biology, Biology II, Integrated Science, and Environmental Science.  This school year, Mr. Blodnik will begin his second year as high school assistant principal.


Mr. Blodnik has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Rutgers University, a Master of Education degree in Science Education from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education, and a Master of Arts degree in Education Leadership from Montclair State University. Mr. Blodnik is currently enrolled in Centenary University's Doctorate of Educational Leadership (Ed.D) program. He is also working to complete a professional education program on Differentiate Instruction through the Harvard Graduate School of Education.


When he is not in school, Mr. Blodnik enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.  Mr. Blodnik is looking forward to another great year at BHS!


As an Assistant Principal at BHS, Mr. Blodnik looks forward to supporting staff and students, along with our district administrators, in continuing to develop 21st Century Leaders.

Ms. Maria Calhoun - Assistant Principal
Ms. Maria Calhoun, Ed.S., is proud to serve as an Assistant Principal at Belleville High School.  Ms. Calhoun began her career in 2007 as a middle school English and Language Arts teacher (ELA). In 2009, Ms. Calhoun joined the Belleville team of dedicated educators teaching English Language Arts across several different grade levels.


Ms. Calhoun also teaches First-Year-Writing as an adjunct professor at Montclair State University. 


Ms. Calhoun earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University in Secondary Education, English, and Communications in 2007. In 2011, she earned her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Scranton. In 2019, Ms. Calhoun completed an Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership. She also completed training from Harvard Graduate School of Education in Educational Leadership and is currently working on her Doctorate of Educational Leadership (Ed.D) from the University of the Cumberlands. 


Ms. Calhoun enjoys being an educator because there’s nothing more fulfilling than watching students achieve their goals and become successful, established adults. Her belief is that all students are capable of realizing their goals with guidance and unwavering support from their parents and teachers. Children succeed when schools and parents communicate and function as a family unit. During Ms. Calhoun’s career, Belleville Schools District has progressed exponentially to become a technologically advanced district that works with families to help students realize their full potential. Ms. Calhoun is excited to work with the Belleville team of administrators and educators in continuing to help our students become 21st-century leaders.

Mr. Marcellino Marra - Athletic Director/Assistant Principal
Mr. Mario Pedro - Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services