Get to Know You – Junior High

There are so many new faces around St. Vivian – both students and staff alike. We’d like to introduce you to all the staff and give you a little bit of the background so you can see who is all part of St. Vivian’s family.

Mrs. Zeinner – 7th Grade & Junior High Language Arts

Mrs. Zeinner is new to St. Vivian this year and has a 7th Grade homeroom and teaches Languages Arts to 7th & 8th Graders.  She brings with her a wealth of experience from teaching for 20 years at Colerain Middle School.  She went to both Miami University and University of Cincinnati for her teaching degrees.  Mrs. Zeinner is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati, is married and has 3 children and 5 grandsons.  Her favorite subjects in grade school were Reading, Geography and History.  Something interesting about Mrs. Zeinner is that she worked for Procter & Gamble before becoming a teacher.


Mrs. Michelle Surber – 8th Grade & Junior High Math

Mrs. Surber is a 8th grade homeroom teacher and Junior High Math teacher.  Mrs. Surber is a true West sider, who went to Mother of Mercy High School and Mount St. Joseph University and now still lives west of Cincinnati on 5 acres, out in the country, in Indiana.  She is a pillar at St. Vivian and has been teaching there for 27 years, both in 5th grade and junior high.  She started at St. Vivian because she did her student teaching there and loved it so much that she stayed.  Mrs. Surber’s favorite subject in grade school was Math and she also liked Science.  She has been married for almost 25 years and has a son and a daughter.  Mrs. Surber is obsessed with soccer and follows FC Cincinnati and FC Barcelona and her son on his college soccer team and her daughter on her high school soccer team.  She was also quite the sports player in elementary school and high school and played soccer, volleyball, softball, tennis, basketball, ran track and did the swim team!

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