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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 ...

Featured Teacher: Terry Garcia

Adriana Flores, Reporter

February 15, 2017

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For the very happy teacher who starts his day in room 66 and ends it in room 217, Terry Garcia observes the class as he tells us what taught him to be the person he is today. “I grew up in the not so good part of San Bern...

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