#ThankAPrincipal A-Z: Mr. Buck

Name: Jason Buck

Title: Principal

School:  RMS

Years With the District: This is year 7

 

A – Affton Cougar memory: All school assembly for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at RMS

B – Breakfast food: Smoothie

C – College(s) I attended:  SEMO, Lindenwood, SBU

D – Degree(s) I earned:  BS, MA, Ed D in progress

E – Every day, I start my day…: Exercises

F – Favorite teacher & why: Mr. Smith (7th grade Science), he made science about doing rather than listening

G – Greatest professional accomplishment: Being chosen to lead a building.

H – Hometown: STL

I – Interested in (hobbies):  Soccer, running, camping and outdoor activities

J – Job (first one): Lifeguard

K – Kindergarten memory:  Walking on the balance beam for gross motor testing

L – Likeliest place you’ll find me on the weekend: At a park watching soccer

M – Memory (favorite):  Spending summers fishing at the lake with my family

N – Name of your first pet:  A beagle named Emma

O – One reason I love being Affton Strong:  The Affton community is so supportive

P – Person I’d most like to meet & why:  Neil DeGrasse Tyson, he’s a brilliant scientist and has the funniest tweets.

Q – Question I get asked:  How did you break your wrist this time?

R – Reason to smile:  I get to work in a job and school I love.

S – School subject (favorite): Biology

T – Team I cheer for (in addition to the Cougars):   Any team from STL

U – Unique fact about me: My 19 year education career has spanned 7 schools in 5 districts in 4 states

V – Vacation destination:    Anywhere mountainous

W – Ways that I like to relax:  Running!

X – X-rays: Right wrist, over and over and over

Y – Year I started teaching: 1997

Z – Zoo animal: Cougar, of course.