Teacher of the Week (Mr. Young)

  What inspired you to be a teacher? His family was his inspiration for becoming a teacher. His mother taught special education and fourth grade for 41 years in the Fort Zumwalt school district and his father is an electrical engineer. Being a science teacher seemed to make sense! How long have you been teaching? This is his sixth year teaching. All have been at … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mr. Young)

Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Vail)

What inspired you to be a teacher? She grew up in a family of “nurturers”. She remember “playing” school with her sisters and cousins at my Grandma’s house. (Ask Mrs. Bauer–she loved playing the role of teacher!) Her parents valued education and emphasized the importance of school. She knew she wanted to help others and being an educator gave her that opportunity. How long have … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Vail)

Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Nafziger)

what inspired you to be a teacher? She knew that she wanted to be a music teacher since elementary school. She had always loved music and performance. Her high school choir teacher, Mrs. Jurkowitz, was a huge influence on her life. She inspired what she did in her class in many ways. What is your most memorable thing about being a teacher? Having the same … Continue reading Teacher of the Week (Mrs. Nafziger)