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About Melissa Prete, Board President

My name is Melissa Prete and I am the board president. I joined the board of directors in 2014 as the Parent Club liaison. I have been the board secretary and vice president. I was the vice president and president of the Parent Club. I have 2 sons who went to Spectrum starting in 2001. Nick Milles graduated in 2011 and is in his last semester at University of Minnesota, majoring in political science and minoring in business management. Mikey Milles graduated in 2016 and is now a junior at Belvidere North High School. He is on the BNHS debate team and comes to Spectrum during the school year to teach debate to the middle school.

Our Board

​Melissa Prete


Shelley Peifer


Connie Vitali

Marketing Chair

Charles Barnes

Vice President

Dr. Mary Baldauf

Immediate Past President

Kelly Kalt


Joe Pingo

Board Member

Dave Diamond​

Fundraising Co-Chair

Letters from Our Board of Directors

Letter from the Board: Sept. 20, 2019

Spectrum Family and Friends, On behalf of the Spectrum Board, I’d like to welcome everyone to the 2019-2020 school year. 

Letter from the Board: Apr. 12, 2019

We live in a vastly different world than when I attended school. There was a possible situation with a student earlier 

Letter from the Board: Oct. 19, 2018

Hello Spectrum Community! The Spectrum School Board of Directors has been working hard to support Mary Beth and the teachers 

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