I attended Green Park Elementary School, it was only four blocks from my house.
Went to California
I flew to California by myself when I was 11 years old to visit my grandmother.
I attended Pioneer Middle School. In 7th grade, my school burned down and so we had to share the other middle school across town. We went to school from 1:00-6:00pm every day for a year. It was nice to sleep in, but we got out of school really late and in the winter time it was dark outside before we got out of school.
I attended Walla Walla High School. I was editor of the Yearbook for 3 years. I also was a part of SWEAT Jr, Girls League, student government, and planned our senior year homecoming dance.
Eastern Washington University I was the first in my family to go to college. I started college at Eastern Washington University and worked in the academic advising office my freshman year. I majored in Spanish and elementary education.
I attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA.
Studied aboard in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Studied at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. I was only suppose to be in Mexico for 3 months and ended up staying 8 instead. I was able to travel and visit a lot of places while I was there.
I studied in Mexico at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara.
Spring Break 2001
Chicago Visited my friend in Chicago for a week during Spring Break. I went up to the 103rd floor in the Sears Tower. You have to chew gum in the elevator so your ears wont pop because of the elevation. I also saw the Navy Pier, the Field Museum and the Aquarium.
NYC I visited my best friend in Pennsylvania and while I was there we traveled to Ohio and New York City. In New York I went to the Thanksgiving Parade, the Today Show, Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Ground Zero.
Graduated from college
I graduated from Eastern Washington University after I student taught back home in Walla Walla at Blue Ridge Elementary School.
Moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
I moved to Harrisburg, PA to live with 3 other friends right after I graduated from college.
Visited Boston, MA
Boston I went to Boston, MA with my three roommates for 3 days. We saw all the historic sites, took a cruise around the harbor, rode in a limo, and went shopping.
Started teaching at Rowland
Got my first teaching job at Rowland teaching 8th grade computers.
Returned home for a visit
Went home to Walla Walla to visit family and friends for two weeks.
Started teaching at MSA
Started teaching at MSA. We were at Woodward School my first year and I had to teach computers with old laptops that barely worked. We moved to Ben Franklin School my second year and have been here ever since.
New Orleans and Arena Football Championship Game
Philadelphia Soul My first trip to New Orleans lasted for a week. I was able to visit Bourbon Street, try a po boy sandwich, eat a bignet, throw beads in a parade, and attend the Arena Football Championship Game. I also lost my cell phone.
2nd trip to New Orleans
New Orleans I went back to New Orleans with my best friend for 3 days. We wanted to visit friends we had met the year before while we were there.