This is my tenth year at Lake Tahoe School and I’m excited for another fun and productive year. As well as teaching Health in the Middle School I will be working closely with our Athletic Director, Jon Cooper, as our sports programs continue to thrive and grow from last year. I will also continue to teach health in the elementary grades, and help with the PE program. I will be the co-head coach of the Cross Country team this fall, co-head coach of the 8th grade boys basketball team with the amazing Coach TK, and head coach of the Track & Field team in the spring. Lastly, I am honored to be Lake Tahoe School's first Dean of Students. I look forward to my new role at LTS as Assistant Head of School, but more importantly I look forward to the opportunity of working closely with parents, teachers, and our students throughout the school year.
6th Grade Health
Define. Discuss. Inform. This course defines the fundamental principles of one’s physical health and teaches how these principles affect, enhance and inform one’s daily life. The primary topics of this class include: physical activity, personal health & physical development. By taking a close look at these subjects, the course opens discussion and augments intention and consciousness about the physical body and the varying aspects that affect our health.
8th Grade Health
Question. Understand. Lead. This course discusses the basic principles of sexuality, drugs and alcohol and leadership. More specifically, the class defines and classifies the physical effects and social consequences of sexual relationships and the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol. Finally, the class offers students experience in leadership roles by coaching and teaching lessons on physical activity and sports.
This class will focus on instruction in basic cooking skills. Students will learn about nutrition, practice balancing a budget, menu planning, shop for ingredients, and cook meals together. Guest chefs will be brought in to lead cooking sessions.