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Elliot Shields

Elliot Shields

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Elliot Shields, a native of the Pacific Northwest, attended Pomona College, where he started out as physics major before eventually turning to mathematical economics. Shields is an Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) math teacher. He previously taught at a charter school in the Berkshires. In his...

Cassie Rubenstein

Cassie Rubenstein

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Originally from South Florida, Cassie Rubenstein is a speech language pathologist at the high school. When she is not teaching, she enjoys going to barre classes and hopes to one day become certified to teach them. Over the summer, she visited Rockport and Maine, spending a lot of time on the water. Why did you become a...

Juliette Rorie

Juliette Rorie

Priya Karumanchi and Tina Little

November 7, 2017

Juliette Rorie is an Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) social studies teacher moving into her fifth year in the field. With a teaching background based in Boston, she is coming to teach in Brookline for the first time. Besides teaching, Rorie enjoys attending concerts and cooking. Was there anything y...

John Lee

John Lee

Yiming Fu, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

School psychologist John Lee enjoys playing video games, dancing and teaching salsa. He and his family moved to the United States from South Korea when he was 5 years old. After working at Framingham High School and Lawrence High School during graduate school, he has come to the high school to continue pra...

Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt

Harris Bubalo, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Emily Hunt is a new health and fitness teacher this year. She has been an athlete her whole life, with an intense interest in athletics and fitness. After playing numerous sports for Walpole High School, she decided to focus on field hockey and softball in college, at Bridgewater State. She received ...

Taylor Dieffenbach

Taylor Dieffenbach

Mia Thompson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Although he is a math teacher, Taylor Dieffenbach loves to engage in discussions about books and movies with both friends and people he has just met. He enjoys playing chess, and the Massachusetts native is planning on running the Boston Marathon this April. Dieffenbach taught a course here over the...

Alexandra Haesler

Alexandra Haesler

Dan Friedman, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Alexandra Haesler is a new paraprofessional at the high school. Haesler is interested in administration and public policy, and is excited to gain experience in the classroom. Her hobbies include running, hiking and other outdoor activities. What subject do you help with? I help a teacher. I work wi...

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