February Faculty Q+A: Mrs. Drubach

The Q+A- one student, one faculty member, each month. This month we sat down with Mrs. Drubach, spanish teacher.

Conducted by Yasmine Novian


Mrs. Drubach posing with her Mate Tea

Common misconception about teachers:

That teachers were never students

Most creative gift, given or received:

My daughter arranged a night out with my husband, including a massage and dinner.

Movie you’ve seen the most:

Mary Poppins

Book you’ve read most:

Roommates, My Grandfather’s, by Max Apple

Fictional character you identify with:

Mary Poppins

Obsolete item you wont trash:

Family pictures

What you wanted to be at age 10:

A Teacher

Student pet peeve:

When my students chew gum in class and make bubbles while speaking to me

Procrastination technique:

Can’t do it now because one of my daughters needs my help

Secret hobby:

Gardening and cooking

Favorite historical figure:

Anne Frank

Favorite piece of art in your home/anywhere:

Old doors from Mexico.

 Movie star you always wanted to be:

Lucile Ball

Favorite gadget:

Food Processor

Topic you love but wont discuss at a party:

My students

The last meal you had:

Purim meal with rabbis and friends. Everyone brought interesting and delicious meals.

Funniest English word(s):

Jewelry – I can’t pronounce it well and people laugh when I say it.

Most memorable teaching experience:

A former student who initially had a difficult time learning Spanish, ended up with an “A” at the end of the year.

Most visited website, why:

Cooking websites, I love to cook

Favorite cancelled-too-soon TV show:

None.  I don’t watch that much television.

Most beloved/interesting item at your office desk:

My Mate.  It is a gourde which holds Yerba Mate – a tea from Argentina.

Most memorable college experience:

Finding out that I passed anatomy