The Roar

Keep Algebra 1 teacher Mai Nguyen away from Korean soap operas

Daniel Green

September 29, 2013


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Q: What did you want to be growing up? A: I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. Q: Were your parents teachers? A: There was a time where my dad (unofficially) taught in Vietnam. Q: What’s your coffee order? A: I usually just drink the Vietnamese coffee. If I do go to Starbucks I’ll...

Special Education teacher Wendy Franco likes her coffee black

Isabel Sanchez

September 29, 2013


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Q: What school did you transfer from? A: I taught at Monta Vista High School. It’s in Cupertino. Q: Where do you teach here? A: The Special Education department. Q: Did you grow up around Santa Clara? A: No, I moved from Los Angeles... and went to San Jose State. Q: What were you l...

Special Needs teacher Randy Reichen is not from this world…He Has No TV

Athena Ghilarducci

September 29, 2013


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Q: What did you want to be growing up? A: Well, I grew up on a farm. And I suppose by growing up on a farm, I always thought, well… I’ll be a farmer. I did that for a while after school, but, as things go, people don’t always finish up doing things they wanted to do.  I then went to co...

Teacher Meg Miniello forces guests at her wedding to twerk for food

Khristine Pintor

September 29, 2013


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Q: What did you want to be growing up? A: I wanted to be a doctor just because I wanted to help people and use my knowledge of medicine. As I grew older, I decided I liked art more; I love making art because it’s a way for me to be creative and use my intuitions to solve problems visually. Q: W...

Physics teacher Jyothi Sunkara has a thing for Superman

Helen Alemu

September 29, 2013


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Q: What did you want to be growing up? A: When I was super young, I wanted to be a teacher. Q: What high school did you go to? A: I went to Stanley Indian High School for Girls. Q: What were you involved in? A: I was never athletic. I started a library -  I loved reading and I donate...

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