March Teacher Q+A Part Two- Mrs. McAdamis

Mrs. McAdamis

The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with Spanish teacher Mrs. Laurence McAdamis.

NOTE: From now on, the Q+A will be bi-monthly.

Conducted by Leigh Jacobson
Spotlight Editor

Common misconception about teachers: Teachers don’t have a life outside Milken

Most creative gift, given or received: A handmade necklace that actually looks good from my friend Alexia for my birthday.

Movie you’ve seen the most: E.T

Book you’ve read most: Le Petit Prince

Fictional character you identify with: Le Petit Prince

Obsolete item you won’t trash: My first passport

What you wanted to be at age 10: I wanted to own a carousel

Student pet peeve: Students asking “what page?” over and over

Procrastination technique: Facebook

Secret hobby: Reading recipes online but never actually trying to execute them

Favorite historical figure: Alfonso X “the wise” (King of Spain in the 13th century)

Favorite piece of art in your home/anywhere: Gaudi’s houses all over Barcelona

Movie star you always wanted to be: Sophie Marceau

Favorite gadget: My iPhone

Topic you love but won’t discuss at a party: Cheeses

The last meal you had: Pizza provided by Milken

Funniest English word: Squirrel (students make fun of me when I say it)

Most memorable teaching experience: Singing the hip hop songs from “Realidades 2” (Spanish 2 textbook) with my students.

Most-visited website, why: Yelp. I like to know what I am getting into.

Favorite cancelled-too-soon TV show: Lassie

Most beloved/interesting item at your office desk: My lunch bag offered by Ms. Drubach