New Teacher Feature: September


Avalon Beltran, Copy Editor


This month I interviewed Senora Cheek! Let’s find out more information about one of our new teachers!

Senora Cheek

  1. What grade are you teaching?
  1. Middle School Spanish 1B and Spanish 2
  1. Where are you originally from?
  2. Long Island, New York, but I”ve lived in New Mexico and California. We moved here from California almost 4 years ago.”
  3. What do you like to do in your free time?
  4. Gardening, Hiking, and Traveling.
  5. How long have you been teaching (at any school)?
  6. This is my 28th year teaching! I have taught Bilingual Kindergarten and First Grade, Second Grade, K-5 Spanish, and Middle School Spanish.” 
  7. What college did you go to?
  8. Allegheny College in Pennsylvania (BA Spanish and Socio-anthropology)

University of New Mexico (MA, Latin American Studies)

  1. Anything else you would like to share?
  2. ”I am thrilled to be teaching at Flagstaff Academy! I feel proud to be able to teach students who are so eager to learn new languages.”