Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Meet Our New Principal: Ms. Shelby
For how long?
"For thirteen years."
What was it you dreamed of becoming a child?
"I always wanted to be a teacher. My older sister taught me how to read."
Whose steps did you want to follow in?
"My 8th grade teacher who I had for Language Arts and Social Studies."
Why was that?
"He opened my eyes to the injustices in the world and the importance of working for the equity of everyone."
Why did you decide to become a teacher?
"It was very interesting and challenging at the same time."
Did you drop out of any school?
"No, but I transferred from University of Oregon to Portland State and Lewis & Clark College."
Were you a good artist in school?
"I was okay, but I loved the (art) classes."
"Yes. I'm a fifth generation Oregonian, which means my family goes a longs ways back. My Great- Great-Great Grandparents lived here.