Welcome to the Hornell High School

  • Morgan Allison


    High School Principal 
    Grades 9-12

    Phone: 607-324-1303

    Email: morgan.allison@hornellcsd.org

    Previously, Morgan spent 14 years as a Social Studies teacher at the Hornell High School and one year at the Alfred-Almond High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies from SUNY Geneseo, a Master of Secondary Education in Social Studies from SUNY Geneseo, and is currently working on a CAS in Educational Administration from SUNY Brockport.  Outside of school, Morgan enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her husband and three children.  


  • John Cardamone


    Athletic Director

    High School Assistant Principal

    Phone: 607-324-1304

    Email: john.cardamone@hornellcsd.org 

    John Cardamone is the Athletic Director and Assistant Principal for grades 7-12.  Prior to coming back to Hornell, he taught 11 years of 9th and 10th Grade Physical Education Health and 10th Grade Driver's Education in Virginia.  He also served as Physical Education Department Chair, Assistant Athletic Director, and Middle School Athletic Director. He then taught Physical Education for 3 years for Baltimore City Schools and one year in Harford County.  He resides in Hornell with his wife and two sons.


  • Wendy Wachtel


    High School Assistant Principal

    Phone: 607-324-1303

    Email: wendy.wachtel@hornellcsd.org

    Wendy Wachtel comes to us from Texas, where she spent last year as an assistant principal at a middle school.  Prior to her role as an administrator, she served as an Instructional Coach of the Math department for 3 years.  She taught middle and high school math for 22 years before stepping outside the classroom.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Arkansas State University and her Master of Education from University of Houston at Victoria.  In her free time, Wendy enjoys being with her husband, two children, two dogs and four cats.  

  • Kate Wall


    Interim 7-8 Assistant Principal

    Phone: 607-324-1303

    Email: kate.wall@hornellcsd.org

    Kate spent 15 years as a 6th-grade teacher at Alfred-Almond Central School, where she taught various subjects with a concentration and fond appreciation for mathematics.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood/Childhood Education from Alfred University and a Master's in Literacy Education from Alfred University.  She is currently in the Educational Leadership program through the University of Rochester, working on obtaining advanced certifications in School Building Leadership and School District Leadership.

    Kate lives in Hornell with her husband and three children.  She enjoys cooking, gardening, raising chickens, and spending time with her family and friends. 
  • DASA District Coordinator: Nancy Shedlock

    DASA Building Coordinator: Morgan Allison

    Grades: 7-12

    Main Office: (607)324-1303
    Fax: (607)324-3678
    Attendance: 607-324-1303, ext. 1516

    Nurse: (607)324-3710
    Guidance: (607)324-3702

    Exterior doors and cafeteria open for breakfast - 7:52AM

    Students allowed to go to lockers - 7:52AM-8:07AM

    First Period begins - 8:07AM

    All Student dismissal - 3:10PM