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Hon. Tijani R. Cole JD, Phd

"You must strive to be bigger than your story"

Favorite Food- Mexican & BBQ
Favorite Music- R&B
Hobbies- Comic Books

Israel Sanchez
Assistant Principal

"Don't count the days, make the days count"

Favorite Food- Quinoa Burger
Favorite Music- Yanni
Hobbies- Horseback riding and baking

Reanna Edwards
Science Teacher

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.” -The Lorax

Favorite food- fried tofu with curry
Favorite music- bluegrass
Hobbies- hiking with my dog

Nancy Kuck
Math Teacher

"All children deserve a champion-an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they will become the best that they can possibly be."-Rita Pierson

Favorite food- anything grilled
Favorite music- Hard Rock, but I like all types! 
Hobbies- working in the yard, building things, my animals

Marjorie B. Lewis, PhD 
Student Outreach

"You are great, but not THAT GREAT.... yet."

Favorite food- Oatmeal
Favorite music- Jazz and Classical
Hobbies- Yoga: Jewelry Designing

Laurie Light
School Counselor

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela

Favorite food- Chocolate Chip Cookies
Favorite Music- Reggae
Hobbies- Gardening, cycling

Dr. W. Charles McNeil, J.D.
21st Century Program Director

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Nelson Mandela

Favorite Food - Chinese
Favorite Music - Jazz
Hobbies - Swimming, Drums

Alexandra Mitchell
Social Studies Teacher

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~ Maya Angelou 

Favorite food- Salad
Favorite music- Country to Rap
Hobbies-  Spending time with family, Reading, Traveling, and being outdoors

Darryl "Coach D" Mullin
Family and Community Outreach

" Sometimes you can't see the forest, because you are standing too close to the tree!"

Favorite Food -  Seafood 

Favorite Music - Jazz

Hobbies - Watching any major sports

Nels Thoreson
English Teacher

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." -Robert Frost

Favorite Food- Steak, Pizza 
Favorite Music- Gregory Alan Isakov, The River Arkansas, Joe Purdy, Bob Dylan and other singer/songwriters
Hobbies- Spending time with my family, sports, traveling, camping, going to concerts

Quiola "Samantha" Quinones
Office Support Staff, Tutor & Student Support Coordinator

“To give is to receive”. -Quiola 

Favorite Food- fish fillet
Favorite Music- Blues
Hobbies- Rock climbing and travel