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New science teacher brings fresh perspective to Park

New teacher Sophie Sigel explains an activity to her class Feb. 8. After teaching in Taiwan last semester, Sigel started this semester as a tutor and biology teacher.

Maggie Klaers and Ruthie Posada

February 18, 2019

Sophie Sigel, the science department’s newest member, will be teaching biology classes this semester. “I am doing some tutoring for English and science in the mornings, and I also teach biology,” Sigel said. According to one of Sigel’s biology students, junior Karie Chula, Sigel’s optim...

New teachers quiz

New teacher Callie Hefstad  helps 11 grade student. Hefstad has taught on three different continents.

Marta Hill

October 1, 2018

Click the link below to learn about the new teachers at Park this year. The ten new teachers this year come from varied backgrounds and experiences. Loading New Teachers var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-391282"), "quiz", "391282", { autostart: false, ...

Teacher takes on new classes

New personal financial management teacher Abigail Lugo speaks with senior William Colway during 2nd hour personal finance Feb. 16.

Emma Yarger and Amaia Barajas

February 20, 2018

Senior personal finance student Liam Sivanich said new teacher Abigail Lugo will benefit students in the SLP community. “I think she’ll bring out some more successful students because she really motivates us to get our work done and do what we need to do,” Sivanich said. According to Lug...

New science instructor adds to equation

Chemistry teacher Patrick Puskala uses his Macbook Pro to teach class Feb. 2.

Lukas Levin

February 2, 2018

The science department recently hired a new member to their staff, chemistry teacher Patrick Puskala. Puskala said arriving at Park was a jarring yet unique experience. “(Coming to Park) is kind of a shock, but I think it’s a nice place, (and) I like my students. I can’t say anything bad,”...

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