Cat Tales

New staff member–Oren Maletta

New staff member–Oren Maletta

Sofa Hopper, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

What’s your official job title? “I am a teacher of CTE, so I teach forensics, criminal justice, and American law.” What background education do you have?“I have my Bachelors in Psychology from Eastern… Masters in teaching from Northwest.” What do you like best about Mount Si High Scho...

New staff member–Michael McCahon

New staff member–Michael McCahon

Sarah Bailey, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

Job Title/Classes taught: Fit for Life, 9th grade physical education Where did you go to college? San Jose State University What’s your experience/previous jobs? Has been a teacher for 14 years teaching kindergarten through 12th grade, mostly middle school. He has also coached kids/school basketball teams....

New staff member–Ali Paredes

New staff member–Ali Paredes

Samantha Ish, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

Job Title: Resource Math teacher Education: Issaquah High School, Northern Arizona University Experience:  Taught for 10 years Family:  Son Will is a senior, daughter Riley is a sophomore Animals: 3 dogs and 2 cats Favorite Movie: "Sixteen Candles" Favorite Sports Team: Seahawks and Sonics Hometown: ...

New staff member–Jill Waskom

New staff member–Jill Waskom

Sam Husemann, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

Prior experience and education?: “I did my undergrad work at Washington State University, where I got my degree in physical education, health and a minor in English. So when I first started teaching, as a 23 year old, I started at the high school level then, and I taught health, PE, and English. And ...

New staff member–Savanna Warner

New staff member–Savanna Warner

Jessica Garcia, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

What is your official job title? Integrated Inquiry Science 2 and Oceanography teacher What inspired you to be a science teacher? “I’ve always loved science since I was in elementary school.” She thought she wanted to go down the medical route but it didn't work out for her because she reali...

New staff member–Erik Spohn

New staff member–Erik Spohn

Sydney Check, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

What is your official job title? “I’m listed as a teacher. I teach chemistry and two of the integrated science classes.” What is your educational background? Where did you go to school? “I graduated from Portland High school in Connecticut. And then I did my Bachelors  program at UConn, University...

New staff member–Hannah Mowry

New staff member–Hannah Mowry

Sydney Check, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

What is your official job title?  “I am one of two instrumental music directors, so I teach band, orchestra, and music collaboration and creativity class. I teach one band that is all freshman, and the rest are mixed grade levels.” What is your educational background; where did you go to scho...

New staff member–Danielle Ferguson

New staff member–Danielle Ferguson

Fleur Uittenbogaard, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2019

What’s your official job title? Paraeducator 2 Where did you attend school? UW for undergraduate, 1 year (MBA) at WGU Going back to school for masters/teacher certification Previous experience: Working with kids for 15 years, a lot with developmental issues (i.e. autism or SPD) Work...

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