• Highlights of the Month January

    Posted on January 6, 2015 by in Highlights of the Month
    January Highlights of the Month

    We are glad to share 6 of our fabulous Foothill Community members with you for the month of January. Chad Smith 5th grade Teacher, Deirdre Li 6th grade Teacher, Kathy Stassforth Resource Teacher, Molly Rothman Science Teacher, Liz Escoto Playground Supervisor, Melinda Lopez Playground Supervisor. They have been asked 5 student/children generated question as a fun way to learn more about them. Please enjoy the responses. Thank you for all those who participated in the Highlights of the Month.

    Questions and Answers:

    1. Question: What is your favorite Season?


    1. Chad Smith: Summer

    2. Deirdre Li: I like Fall because I like Pumpkins

    3. Kathy Stassforth: Fall on the East Coast

    4. Molly Rothman: My favorite season is spring. I love seeing the flowers in bloom and everything looks fresh and green. It is also when the swallows return.

    5. Liz Escoto: Fall

    6. Melinda Lopez: Fall is my favorite season because it’s the commencement time for all things pumpkin spiced.

    2. Question: Where would you like to Visit?


    1. Chad Smith: Mexico

    2. Deirdre Li: Monterey Bay Aquarium

    3. Kathy Stassforth: Glacier National Park in Montana and The Highlands in Scotland

    4. Molly Rothman: I would like to see the pyramids and Machu Picchu. I find ancient cultures fascinating.

    5. Liz Escoto: Israel/Egypt

    6. Melinda Lopez: I’d like to visit Bowling Ball Beach in Mendocino County. Look it up,
    you’ll want to go too!

    3.Question: What is your favorite Olympic Sport?


    1. Chad Smith: Skeleton

    2. Deirdre Li: Luge

    3. Kathy Stassforth: Track and Field

    4. Molly Rothman: I love the winter Olympic events best. I like the snow and the skiing but my favorite is ice skating. I have tried ice skating and I can barely make it around the ice holding on to the bar at the edge; what I would give to be able to leap and spin like like the great ice skaters. It must be thrilling

    5. Liz Escoto: Archery

    6. Melinda Lopez: I’m not sure why it’s a “sport,” or why i like it, but my favorite
    Olympic event is curling.

    4. Question: What is your favorite Word?


    1. Chad Smith: Dad

    2. Deirdre Li: Awesome

    3. Kathy Stassforth: Perseverance

    4. Molly Rothman: deoxyribonucleic acid (actually two words) the blueprint or instructions for life

    5. Liz Escoto: Awesome

    6. Melinda Lopez: What

    5. Question: Which Disney Character would you like to be?


    1. Chad Smith: Stitch

    2. Deirdre Li: I would like to be Sheriff Woody from Toy Story

    3. Kathy Stassforth: Elastigirl from The Incredibles

    4. Molly Rothman: I would like to be Mary Poppins, perfectly magical in every way.

    5. Liz Escoto: Ariel from The Little Mermaid

    6. Melinda Lopez: I’d like to be Any of the Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus – because of their determination to continue their night on mops and vacuums
    when their brooms are stolen by trick-or-treaters.











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