Introducing Centennial’s New Teachers: Part 3

Words: Nicholas Klein

Photos: Shalini Malhotra

Ms. Ward (Geometry and Algebra)

Q: Do you have any prior teaching experience?

A: “No, I’m a first year teacher.”

Q: What have you liked so far about our school?

A: “I love the students, they’re just all so different… they seem to want to get an education, which is awesome. The collaborative school spirit with anyone you come in contact with.”

Q: What are you looking forward to this year?

A: “Probably looking forward to the end of the year, not because it’s the end of the year, but to see how far the students come, seeing the change that happened over the course of the year.”

Q: Interesting Facts?

A: “I enjoy horseback riding, and I won Dancing With the Staff.”

 

Mr. Watson (Physics)

Q: Do you have any prior teaching experience?

A: “No, this is my first full year teaching at Centennial.”

Q: What have you liked so far about our school?

A: “Definitely the students, had a good time, lots of fun working with them.”

Q: What are you looking forward to this year?

A: “Making it through the year, keeping up with all of my work.”

Q: Interesting Facts?

A: “I do play video games all the time.”

 

Mrs. Mancini (English)

Q: Do you have any prior teaching experience?

A: “I’ve taught for seven years.”

Q: What have you liked so far about our school?

A: “Obviously the students are very engaging, very smart, and all of my new colleagues have been very helpful.”

Q: What are you looking forward to this year?

A: “Just getting to know everyone, getting to teach some different books than I have in the past. Maybe to start a literary magazine.”

Q: Interesting Facts?

A: “In my fantasy football league, [I’m the] three-peat champion.”

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