Staff Member of the Month for August
by Liz Guzman and Yareli Reyes
This month's staff member of the month goes to Ms. Amber Whitton, one of Collinsville's 3rd grade teachers.
Panther Press Interview Questions:
PP: What is your favorite food?
AW: Definitely steak fajitas and nachos.
PP: Do you have any favorite hobbies?
AW: I love to play with my dogs.
PP: What do you like to do in your free time?
AW: I like watching TV, seeing movies, and hanging out with my friends.
PP: How long have you been teaching?
AW: This is actually my 21st year!
PP: What grades have you taught over the years?
AW: I’ve taught 5th, 4th, and 3rd/
PP: What's your favorite thing about teaching?
AW: Being able to see the light bulb that goes off whenever a student understands something.
PP: If you weren't teaching, what career would you have pursued?
AW: I would probably be a baker.
PP: What subjects do you teach?
AW: I actually teach all subjects in 3rd grade, but reading would have to be my favorite subject over everything else.