Principal: Kathy Sobolewski

Dr. Kathy Sobolewski


Dr. Kathy Sobolewski has worked with middle school students almost exclusively during her career.  She has taught sixth, seventh, and eighth grade science and worked as a science specialist at the Berkeley-Dorchester Math and Science Hub.  She has served as an administrator at Laing Middle School, River Oaks Middle School, and Rollings Middle School of the Arts.  While Dr. Sobolewski was principal at RMSA in 2007, RMSA won the prestigious Palmetto's Finest Award.  RMSA also won the National Blue Ribbon Lighthouse Award in 2007 under her leadership.  The SC Art Education Council named Dr. Sobolewski the "Outstanding Middle School Principal of the Year."  Dr. Sobolewski loves middle school kids because of their unique developmental stage, sense of humor, and honesty.


Mr. Patrick Pye


Mr. Pye has been the assistant principal at Rollings Middle School of the Arts since 2011.  Prior to this role, he worked as an instructional technology specialist for RMSA and Gregg Middle School.  His classroom experiences include teaching 6th grade ELA and social studies at Gregg Middle School and 5th grade ELA at Newington Elementary School.  He was also the head varsity golf coach at Summerville High School for five years.  Mr. Pye completed his undergraduate and master's studies at Charleston Southern University.  He later earned his Ed.S from Converse College.  Born and raised in Summerville, Mr. Pye is dedicated to this community and its youth.  Mr. Pye is enthusiastic about motivating the students of RMSA to set high goals for their academic achievement.