New Staff: Valerie Tu

Subject: IM 3 STEM and Statistics

College: UC Davis, Santa Clara University

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Pet Peeve(s): Wet surfaces that should be dry, like doorknobs.

Heroes: My parents, teachers, and professors

Favorite Song: “I Lived” by One Republic

Most Influential Teacher: Mr. A! He was my chemistry teacher in high school and brought humanity into the teaching profession. He was also the one who helped me pursue.

Favorite Meal: Fresh crawfish in Shackie’s and Lemon Pepper Sauce, Mild, from Claw Shack on Berryessa Road with a side of Cajun fries

Gas Station Order: 2 cheese sticks and Twin Snakes from Haribo

Ideal Vacation: Tomorrowland in Belgium and then flying to recover at Boracay in the Philippines

A student needs…


A teacher is…

someone who will nurture and challenge students—intellectually, spiritually, aesthetically, morally, socially, and physically—preparing them for leadership and service to the common good in their professional, civic, and personal lives.