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Who Are You? Betina Gross

 

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Employer: St. Anthony’s School

Occupation: Grade 1 Teacher

What do you like most about your job? Teaching children how to read & how the kids make me smile each day.

How long have you worked there? 8 years.

What was your very first job? Lifeguard.

How long have you worked in the Valley? 8 years.

Where are you from? Montmartre, Saskatchewan.

What do you like to do while on vacation? Camp with my family.

If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
Across Canada – we have such a beautiful & diverse country I would love to see it.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could bring three things what would they be?
A book, a lighter and my husband (together we’d find a way off the island).

Who has the biggest influence on your life? My children – they have given me perspective.

Favorite movie? 50 First Dates or Collateral Beauty.

If your life had a theme song what would it be? God Bless the Broken Road.

Favorite book? There are so many, I can’t decide.

Favorite food? Tacos.

Ski or snowboard? Ski.

Favorite winter activity? Curling.

Favorite season? Spring.

If you had to go without one of these two things what would you give up, cell phone or microwave oven and why?
Cell phone because I can never find it anyway and I have three kids so living without a microwave would be challenging.

Any words of wisdom that you live by or like to share?
We all make a difference to those around us, it is up to us whether our impact is positive or negative.

If you had to be in a reality T.V. show, which would you choose? Survivor.

If you had to lie, what job would you say you did? Professional curler.

If you could go back and give your teenager self advice, what would it be?
Remember that actions speak louder than words. Look for the people around you who show their love and friendship through their actions.

If you could speak to everyone in the world at the same time, what would you say?
Be kind to each and every person you see today.

If you could bring one fictional character to life, who would it be and why?
Miss Frizzle and her magic school bus because her field trips are the greatest.


Who Are You? Jennie Lovan

 

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Employer: Greentree Elementary School.
Occupation: Physical Education Teacher.
What do you like most about your job? Making a difference in the lives of children.
What was your very first job? Post Office Clerk.
How long have you worked in the Valley? 5 months
Where are you from? Brampton, Ontario.
What do you like to do while on vacation? Sight-see and try new food.
If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
Italy because I’ve always been obsessed with Michelangelo’s artwork in the Sistine Chapel.
If you could travel through time, when and where would you go? The early 1500’s to watch Michelangelo paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could bring three things what would they be? 1. A boat; 2. A life-jacket; 3. Fishing rod.
Who has the biggest influence on your life? My parents.
Favorite movie? The Princess Bride.
If your life had a theme song what would it be? The theme song from the TV show Friends.
Favorite book? The entire Harry Potter series.
Favorite food? Anything Japanese.
Ski or snowboard? Snowboard.
Favorite winter outdoor activity? Tobogganing.
Favorite season? Spring.
If you had to go without one of these two things what would you give up, cell phone or microwave oven and why?
Microwave oven because I prefer a slow cooker anyways.
Any words of wisdom that you live by or like to share?
Don’t be afraid to go after what you want.
If you had to be in a reality T.V. show, which would you choose? Wipe-out.
If you had to lie, what job would you say you did? Stunt double.
Which film do you wish you were the main character in and why? Cheaper By The Dozen because I think it would fun to have such a big family.

Who Are You? Amber Channell

 

 

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Age: 46
Employer: St. Anthony’s School.

Occupation: Family School Liaison Worker / Art Therapist.
What do you like most about your job? That I get to see the world through children’s eyes every day.
How long have you worked there? 13 years.
What was your very first job? Bishop’s University Book Store: Reconciling accounts using an adding machine…all day!
How long have you worked in the Valley? 14 years.
Where are you from? The Eastern Townships in Quebec.
What do you like to do while on vacation? Wander aimlessly!
If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be and why? Africa so I could go on a Safari.
If you could travel through time, when and where would you go? New York City in the roaring 20’s.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could bring three things what would they be? Gin, Tonic, and ice. I assume there will be lemon trees.
Who has the biggest influence on your life? My grandmother.
Favorite movie? The Usual Suspects.
If your life had a theme song what would it be? “What it’s Like” by Everlast.
Favorite book? The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein.
Favorite food? Baguette, cheese and wine.
Ski or snowboard? Both – while watching from the window of the lodge.
Favorite winter outdoor activity? Sugar on snow.
Favorite season? Autumn, especially in Quebec.
If you had to go without one of these two things what would you give up, cell phone or microwave oven and why?
I would be happy to give up both.
Any words of wisdom that you live by or like to share? “Pain is inevitable, Misery is optional”.


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