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Teacher of the Week: Jeanne Folta

Ryelee Mergil, Reporter

February 13, 2018

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Name: Jeanne Folta Subjects taught: Algebra Motto: "Do your work and you will not fail." Inspiration: Her grandparents Hobbies: Teaching students Bad habit: Drinking coffee every day Favorite restaurant: iHop  Favor...

Elizabeth Garza Teacher of the Week

Isaac Trujilo, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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Name: Elizabeth Garza Subjects Taught: English (7th – 12th grade), ELD, CAHSEE Prep Birthday: May 5th Hometown: San Bernardino Currently Resides: Rialto Motto: “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the ...

Teacher of the Week – Nishimoto

Fidel Elenes, Reporter

December 1, 2017

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Name: Mark Nishimoto Subjects Taught: Algebra 1 and Consumer Math Currently resides: Redlands, Ca Motto:  “Don't let the turkeys get you down.” Inspiration: Kids who learn new things Favorite Quote: N/A Hobb...

Teacher of the Week – Baker

Fidel Elenes, Reporter

October 28, 2017

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Name: Stacey Jedi Baker Subjects Taught: HEAL, English 9, 11, and 12 (ERWC) Currently resides: Moreno Valley Motto: Kindness cultivates kindness. Inspiration: Jesus Christ is my inspiration. When I study His Word and sp...

Featured Teacher, Sept. 2017: Ms. Jeanne Folta, Math Dept.

Ryelee Mergil, Reporter

September 9, 2017

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Name: Jeanne Folta Subjects taught: Algebra Currently resides: Room  Motto: do your work and you will not fail Inspiration:  her grandparents Hobbies: teaching students Bad habit: Drinking coffee everyday ...

Teacher of the Week: Russell Levine

Chantz Horton, Reporter

May 10, 2017

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Name: Russell Lewis Levine Subjects taught: AP world history, AP human geography Currently resides: Fontana,CA Motto: Carpe diem Inspiration: My Wife Favorite quote: “My life is my message” Hobbies: Magic, le...

Teacher of the Week: Angela Reynolds

Isaac Trujillo, Reporter

April 25, 2017

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Name: Angela Reynolds Subjects Taught: Physical Education (Kinesiology) Currently Resides: Riverside Motto: “Be Nice” Inspiration: Bible and Book of Mormon (Some of her Favorite Reads) Favorite Quote: “Try ...

Teacher of the Week- Ms. Pelletier

Vanessa Villanueva, Reporter

April 19, 2017

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Name: Valerie Pelletier Subjects taught: Biology, AP Biology, Marine Biology Currently Resides: Corona Motto: Don’t worry, be happy. Inspiration: The outdoors and nature. Favorite Quote: “You don’t have to live in...

Teacher of the week: Mr. Berndt

Adriana Flores, Reporter

March 13, 2017

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NAME: Rick Berndt SUBJECTS TAUGHT: Algebra, Geometry CURRENTLY RESIDES: Victorville MOTTO: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” INSPIRATION: Jesus FAVORITE QUOTE: “Commit your w...

Teacher of the Week: Mr. Bishop

Jazmine Trujillo, Reporter

March 8, 2017

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Name:  Chad Bishop Subject Taught:  Intro and Advanced Kinesiology Currently Resides:   Riverside Motto:  Latin phrase: Carpe Diem; translates to Seize the Day!! Inspiration:   My Brother and my Grandfather F...

Teacher of the week: Dr. Nicolay

Isaac Trujillo, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Name: Dr. Lisa Nicolay Subjects Taught: Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Color Guard/ Flags, Chorus, Choir. In the past Nicolay taught ASB, Drama, and Art. Currently Resides: Redlands with her Golden retriever mix Motto: It’s nice to ...

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