The Jovial Johnsgard

By Lindsay Der

Name: Mrs. Johnsgard

Subject: U.S. History

College: San Jose State

High School: Ross Senior High School in Hamilton, Ohio

Place of Birth: Akron, Ohio

Years in Education: 15 years 

Pet Peeve: Slow drivers in the fast lane

Heroes: My parents— they raised 13 children!

What’s your favorite song? God only knows – The Beach Boys, Christmas – Hallelujah – Pentatonix,  & my all time favorite Over the Rainbow Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.

Who was your most influential teacher and why? My English teacher Mrs. Parks. She was awesome and we remained friends for years.  Parks was the only teacher that gave me swats— crazy huh?!

What’s your favorite meal? Ahi Tuna, rice, salad & a decadent dessert.

The ideal vacation is… enjoying both relaxation and adventure!

A student needs… integrity, perseverance, and a good sense of humor.

A teacher is… dedicated to teaching.