Meet the Falcons, Part 5

We are in the home stretch of our ‘Meet the Falcons’ series, and hope you have enjoyed these round-up posts!

This week we are meeting school counselor Virnig, preschool teacher Rocklin, middle school math teacher Heinz, and preschool teacher Barry.

You can find part-1 here, part-2 here, part-3 here, and part-4 here.

Virnig

Favorite Book:

Anything by Matthew Kelly.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Art because there are millions of ways to express yourself through art.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Cabin season!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

Rocklin

Favorite Book:

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

English because I LOVE to read!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Spending time with my family in Duluth and spending time with my best friend and her new baby girl, Quinn.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Discover a new dinosaur.

 

Heinz

Favorite Book:

Burning Shore by Wilber Smith.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Math: There are multiple ways to arrive at the same destination 🙂

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Sunny days!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

 

Barry

Favorite Book:

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. As a child, my favorite book was Call of the Wild by Jack London

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Literature. A good book can take you anywhere!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Gathering together with extended family in the Outer Banks, NC!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

 

 

 

Have a follow-up question for one of these Falcons? Send us an email at frassati_falcons@frassatiwbl.org.

Meet the Falcons, Part 4

Welcome back to part FOUR of our Meet the Falcons series!

This week we are meeting one of our Educational Aides Goeltl, another Educational Aide Williams, second-grade teacher Berens, and second-grade teacher Urness.

You can find part-1 here, part-2 here, and part-3 here.

Enjoy!

Goeltl

Favorite Book:

I have too many favorites to pick just one!

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Growing up was always English. I loved to read and write stories!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Family vacations this summer and being outside hiking, fishing and gardening.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

Williams

Favorite Book:

The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Literature. I enjoy reading and writing.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Spending time outdoors with family and friends Going to the lake for weeks at a time, swimming, fishing, boating, and having bonfires.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

Berens

Favorite Book:

Mrs. Spritzer’s Garden by Edith Pattou.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Math. I love when my kiddos get that “A-ha” moment when they start understanding a problem and building that foundation with them.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I am looking forward to being outdoors as much as possible. Also, getting to meet my first nephew in August. ☺️

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

 

Urness

Favorite Book:

Maude Hart Lovelace: Betsy-Tacy Series.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Reading-I love when children get excited about reading Chapter Books and I love the fun they discover reading can bring them.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I am looking forward to spending time with family and friends, outdoor BBQ’s, and gatherings on my deck. I’m looking forward to enjoying my morning cup of coffee on the deck and not rushing about.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

 

 

 

Have a follow-up question for one of these Falcons? Send us an email at frassati_falcons@frassatiwbl.org.

Meet the Falcons, Part 3

Welcome back to part three of our Meet the Falcons series!

This week we are meeting our Health Aide & Business Admin Kroll, middle school social studies teacher Christopherson, middle school Spanish and art teacher Barrett, and first-grade teacher Blustein.

You can find part-1 here, and part-2 here, if you missed our previous posts.

Enjoy!

Kroll

Favorite Book:

The Shack by William P. Young.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Psychology – what makes people tick is fascinating!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Working in my garden!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

Christopherson

Favorite Book:

Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly. 

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Phy. Ed. I enjoy playing games and coaching kids.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Fishing, camping, and music festivals.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Discover a new dinosaur.

 

Barrett

Favorite Book:

Anything by the late author, Terry Pratchett.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

In high school and college, my favorite subject was theater. I have a Theater major and acted in the Twin Cities for a while. Before that, Literature or History. Love learning about other places and cultures-even fictional ones!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Relaxing! Visiting open places in the Twin Cities. Working on a slimmer, pre-COVID me!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Discovery a new dinosaur.

 

Blustein

Favorite Book:

The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Science because I love getting my hands dirty and exploring the world around us!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Going on a trip to Colorado with 4 of my best friends!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

 

 

 

 

Have a follow-up question for one of these Falcons? Send us an email at frassati_falcons@frassatiwbl.org.

Meet the Falcons, Part 2

Welcome back to part two of our Meet the Falcons series! If you missed the first post, you can find that here.

This week we are meeting our third-grade teacher McKeever, Distance Learning Coordinator Lehn, Administrative Assistant Kemp, and kindergarten teacher Munns.

Enjoy!

McKeever

Favorite Book:

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Favorite School Subject & Why:

My favorite school subject is Science. I love hands-on lessons and applying the content to real-world scenarios.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

This summer I’m looking forward to sleeping in, nannying three awesome kiddos, attending multiple weddings, golfing trips, bringing my dog on many walks, and enjoying my time up at my cabin in Nisswa, MN!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

Lehn

Favorite Book:

I have two favorites: Dreaming a World by Sangsoon Han, and I Wish for You a Beautiful Life by Sara Dorow.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

I always loved math. The more advanced the classes, the more I loved the challenge, and the feeling after learning something new or solving a problem.

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

Relaxation at the cabin – reading a book and reconnecting with family and friends.

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

Kemp

Favorite Book:

I like historical fiction.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

Literature because I like to read!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I can’t wait to relax at the cabin!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

Munns

Favorite Book:

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White.

Favorite School Subject & Why:

My favorite subject is reading because you can read to learn anything about everything and everything about anything! Whether you are in a bookstore or library, there is literally a book for anything and everything that you may be wondering about. Now, that is amazing!

What are you most looking forward to this summer?

I am looking forward to spending a week in July up north on Gull Lake reading, boating, relaxing, and playing yard games! Fingers crossed that I will be cheering on the Twins/Saints at a baseball game this summer, too!

Would you rather: Discover a new dinosaur? Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s? Lead an expedition into space? Or create a superhero for Marvel Comics.

Taste-test new ice cream flavors for Ben & Jerry’s.

 

 

 

 

Have a follow-up question for one of these Falcons? Send us an email at frassati_falcons@frassatiwbl.org.