By Allison Burke and Savannah Jones
| Science teacher Carl Collie (Credit: Savannah Jones) |
Carl Collie, science teacher
Q: How long have you been teaching?
A: 6 years
Q: What’s the weirdest thing that ever happened to you?
A: “I was a coach and we had an away game, and I went to the wrong school.”
Q: What is something about you that most students don’t know?
A: “I came into teaching later in my life, before I came into teaching I was in project engineering.”
Q: If you had to have a job that had nothing to do with science, what would it be?
A: “Somebody that travels the world studying ancient cultures and civilization.”
| Math teacher Jordan Gill (Credit: Allison Burke) |
Jordan Gill, math teacher
Q: How long have you been a teacher?
A: Two full years.
Q: Have you had any other jobs besides teaching?
A: Yes. I worked in a library for three years, and I worked as a go-cart attendant. That was the worst job of my life.
Q: What's one interesting fact about yourself?
A: I’m a huge sports fan. I’m an incredible dancer. I’m three seconds off the Mario Kart world record.
Q: Strangest thing that happened to you while teaching?
A: I dropped a marker on my tie and ruined it.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I love watching sports. I like to play video games if my wife lets me. I like to read. I like to play ultimate frisbee.
Q: What do you like most about being a teacher?
A: I enjoy that I get to do math every day, and I love to see things click when students get their “aha” moment.
Q: What do you like most about math?
A: You can be extremely creative with it and solve problems.