Mrs. Monson our school librarian has been at this school for twenty-eight years. Before she worked here she was a stay at home mom. She loves books and reading. She can’t remember not reading or learning to read. As a kid she loved reading as much as she does now. Kids now while walking home are texting or doing something on their phone. Mrs. Monson as a kid however, would be walking home while reading a book. She became a librarian at Shepherd of the Hills Christian School specifically to instill the love of Jesus Christ our Lord. Throughout her many years of working at Shepherd of the Hills her favorite thing is watching kids get excited about reading, especially when new readers are learning to read. She said it is like watching a new world open up to the child. As technology grows in the modern world, kids read on their tablets or on some kind of electronic device. The Chunky Chimichanga asked Mrs. Monson what her feelings are on this new way of reading. Her answer was that, “Technology certainly has its place but it is not the same feeling as opening up a physical book and reading”. Her favorite food is Mexican food. The Chunky Chimichanga would not like to be eaten.
-The Chunky Chimichanga
Our P. E. and religion teacher Mr. Poppe has just been interrogated but more like interviewed. Mr. Poppe has been teaching here since 2013. He coaches JV boys Basketball, and over the last couple years has coached soccer and helped with track, however with he birth of his son, he let Mr. Bradley coach soccer and was not able to help with track last year.
Mr. Poppe loved sports growing up especially basketball. His coach in second grade taught him to love the sport. His reason that basketball is his favorite is the fast paced and dimensional play where players play both offense and defense. This quick transitional pace excited Mr. Poppe. While Basketball is and has been his favorite sport he played football, ran track, played soccer, and ultimate Frisbee in high school. In grade school he also played softball. In collage he had to choose to become a history or P.E. teacher, choosing P.E.
His favorite food is as he put it, “If I were to die tomorrow I would eat a medium rare fillet mignon”. He also like gaming such as Magic the Gathering. If he had to choose between gaming and sports it would be like “Choosing between pizza and hamburgers” basically depending on the day. In a zombie apocalypse with the choice of a shotgun, bat, or chainsaw he would choose between the shotgun and a bat depending on how much ammo the shotgun has.
- The Chunky Chimichanga