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NHCS Administration


Maria Lowder, Executive Director

  Mrs. Lowder​​​​​

In January 2014, Maria Lowder became the Executive Director.  In the role of Executive Director of North Hills Christian School, she reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for ensuring the fulfillment of the school’s mission: “Equipping Hearts and Minds of Students to Impact the World for Christ.” She is assisted by the Lower School Principal, the Upper School Principal, the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Director of Recruitment and Retention, Director of Spiritual Life, Director of Athletics, Director of Facilities, our financial officers, and an Executive Assistant.

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Kristen Sabia, Lower School Principal

  Mrs. Sabia

Our lower school principal earned her Bachelor of Arts and state certification in elementary education from Catawba College.  Mrs. Sabia is currently pursuing her graduate degree in Educational Leadership from Covenant College.  She enjoys spending time with family and traveling.  Mrs. Sabia taught second grade at NHCS for several years and is also an NHCS alumna.

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Matthew Weaver, Upper School Principal

  Mr. Weaver

Our upper school principal holds a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with focuses in Linguistics and French. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Educational Leadership through Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.  In his spare time, Mr. Weaver enjoys patronizing coffee shops, reading, and playing music! 

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“I’m honored and humbled to be leading North Hills Christian School.  I see great potential in growing this institution that prepares students both academically and spiritually and helps them establish a firm foundation for life.  I am excited about the possibilities of our school and the lasting impact it has on children.” - Maria Lowder, Executive Director

"I had the wonderful privilege of attending North Hills as a student for the entirety of my schooling prior to college. I have seen this place grow physically, academically, and spiritually. Having been a classroom teacher here for 5 years, God has given me opportunities to reach students with His love as well as preparing them academically for future endeavors. I look forward to what God has in store for this wonderful school and I am thrilled to be a part of such an amazing team." - Kristen Sabia, Lower School Principal