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November 26, 2018

Where were you born?

George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Who was your favorite teacher in school and why?

Judy Klevins, my high school drama and English teacher. She taught me the importance of the role of trust in learning and teaching.

Why did you decide to be a teacher?

I considered going into psychology; however, I thought that teaching might be more conducive to also raising a family....

November 20, 2018

Where were you born?

I was born in Mesa, Arizona

Who was your favorite teacher in school & why?

My favorite teacher in school was my 4th grade teacher.  Her name was Mrs. Doubek.  I loved her.  She was kind and inspiring.  She loved to read, and I loved when she would read to us in class.  My favorite book she read was James and the Giant Peach. She made the book magical. She motivated me to be my best self an...

February 22, 2018

Where were you born?

I was born in San Francisco to an international family - Kiwi mum and Canadian-raised American dad.  My childhood was spent between Alaska and New Zealand, with 4 brothers, 4 sisters, and 2 foster sisters.

Who was your favorite teacher in school and why?

Third grade was definitely my favorite!  Because I had read all the books and knew the material for the grade, I was able to spend the reading hour curl...

February 12, 2018

WHAT: Moab Leadership Retreat, Middle School Spring Enrichment Add-On

WHO: Led by Anna Jorgensen and Amy McLaughlin...joined by YOU!

WHERE: Price, Moab, Colorado River Rafting

WHEN: April 19th-21st

Leadership demands many different skills. Understanding how to be a leader is imperative in life. Understanding the type of leader one is, and the leadership style that they have, opens their eyes to their own potential. Students will l...

January 17, 2018

Where were you born?

I was born in Provo, Utah and at the age of 19 I moved to Monroe, Utah where I raised my beautiful family for 24 years.

Who was your favorite teacher in school and why?

My favorite teacher was my middle school history teacher, Mr. Rose. He made learning fun and interactive. He never just gave us packets to fill out on our own, but actually taught us and took an interest in each of his students....

November 30, 2017

Where were you born? 

My parents were fresh from Purdue University where my father had completed his PhD in Child Psychology when I was born. They settled into a cozy brick house in Springville, Utah. When I was two, they built a home in Provo. They live there still.  Dad taught and was in Administration  at Brigham Young University for over 35 years.

Who was your favorite teacher in school and why?

I was fortunate to have b...

November 8, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our Preschoolers have done in the last few weeks!

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Big Red Barn Field Trip: The class got to visit our local Big Red Barn, see animals, and have an engaging and educational experience!

  • French Round Table: Students in ALL foreign language classes viewed a presentation by the French class to...

November 7, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our Kindergarteners have done in the last six weeks:

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Big Red Barn Field Trip: The class got to visit our local Big Red Barn, see animals, and have an engaging and educational experience!

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Words are Power," and the students...

November 3, 2017

 Here are just a few of the things our 1st and 2nd graders have done in the last several weeks:

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Words are Power," and the students learned about coming up with ideas, word choice, thought organization, and more, to hone their powerful writing skills.

  • Frenc...

November 3, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our 3rd graders have done in the last several weeks

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Words are Power," and the students learned about coming up with ideas, word choice, thought organization, and more, to hone their powerful writing skills.

  • French Round Ta...

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